Poetic Dogs Photo Series Casts Pups As Literary Icons

Roses are red, violets are blue, the Poetic Dogs photo book is a must-have for you (man, we suck at poetry) Poetic Dogs is an awesome new photo series by Ita…

Wild Wheat Dog Treat Recipe

A double dose of wheat goodness - whole wheat flour and wheat bran. Our Wild Wheat Dog Treat Recipe also includes cornmeal, peanut butter and chicken broth.

What Your Dog Insurance Plan Covers… And What’s Left Out

While youre shopping around for a dog insurance plan, you need to know what any particular package actually covers. Plans vary from company to company.

Canadian Beagle Miss P Is 2015 Westminster Best In Show Winner, Eh?!

No Doot Aboot it – B.C. Beagle Miss P announced as 2015 Westminster Dog Show’s top dog. Way to go Miss P! This 4-year-old Beagle from Enderby, B.…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Layla

Meet Layla, the winner of our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Layla is a a 5 year-old female Boxer from Kansas City, MO. Here’s wh…

Super Cool Kickstarter Toy Looks Cool And Will Exercise Your Dog’s G

A treat toy that not only boasts sassy style, but also keeps your dog busy? Sign us up! What if there was dog toy with a design so beautiful, you couldn&rsqu…

All Aboard! Law Allowing Dogs On Amtrak Trains Is On Track

Congressman Jeff Denham gaining traction with bill that allows small pets on Amtrak trains. I always feel guilty leaving my dog behind when I go on adventure…

Up The Creek: Adventures In Canine Canoeing Part 4

All good things must come to an end – and that’s the case of Kevin Roberts and his canoe crew. It’s the last day of their trip, but Kevin s…

Shelter Spotlight: Adopt-A-Bull Rescue, Inc.

Adorabully cute and noble, Adopt-A-Bull Rescue helps Bulldogs in need We’re so pleased to present a new feature here on PetGuide.com – our Shelte…

Gen Y Dogma: How To Do Your Dog’s First Christmas Up In Style

Christina is in the holiday spirit and she’s decking her dog out in all the festive gear she can get her hands on. I said it last week, and I’ll…

The Jolly Jet-Setter’s Holiday Guide For Boarding Your Dog

Indispensable tips to ensure your pooch is happy and safe while you’re away for holidays The holidays are upon us, and not everyone will be spending th…

Researchers Say DNA Testing In Pedigree Dogs Not Enough

Research out of the UK shows that a single genetic test may not be enough to improve the health of pedigree dog breed lines. For Harry Potter fans, we know i…

Canadian Canine Oscar’s Chilly Response To Winter, Eh!

Having a small dog in a cold climate is a challenge. Having a small dog who hates everything to do with winter in a cold climate is a battle of wills.

Blind Service Dog’s Smile Brightens The Lives Of Others

Born without sight, Smiley serves up a smile and hope to those who need it most. Bright and perky therapy dogs are a common sight at many nursing homes. They…

Product Review: Bionic Urban Stick

Does Oscar retrieve the Bionic Urban Stick or is it fetch fail? I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned it before, but let me just reiterate it once more:…

Limited Nutrisca Dry Dog Food Recall Issued

Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Inc. of Perham, MN is voluntarily recalling specific lots of 4 lb. bags of Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food becaus…

4 Springtime Fresh Safety Tips For Dogs

Helpful spring safety tips for dogs and pet parents What is that we finally see? Could it be? Yes, it is! A patch of grass! The snow is melting, the sun is s…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Maude

Meet Maude, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Maude is an adult female English Bulldog from Decatur, Illinois. She’s already spayed, housetrained, purebre…

Product Review: P.L.A.Y. Wobble Ball

The P.L.A.Y. Wobble Ball looks like a treat, but will it wobble its way into our hearts or out the door? When I eat chocolate, I like to shovel it into my mo…

Gen Y Dogma: And Puppy Makes Three

When you meet “the one,” you just know… that you need to bring a dog into the mix. That’s what it was like when writer Christina Ped…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Jabali

This week’s winner of the Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com is Jabali. He is a 3-year-old Dogo Canario from Germany. Here’s wha…

How To Avoid Fido Fiascos When Training Multiple Dogs

Calgon… take me away! Step away from the bottle of wine – take a few tips from a pro on how to train successfully in a multi-dog household. Havi…

A Blast At BarkWorld: Barks And Meows Abound At Pet Blogger Conference

I’m back from BarkWorld (and MeowWorld)! Even though I could use a cat nap, I want to tell you all about my adventures in Atlanta. As the Editor of Pet…

The Shocking Truth About Dogs and Garlic

There is a lot of controversy surrounding dogs and garlic on the Internet. Thanks to the research efforts of experts, many believe garlic is good for dogs.

Upside Down Dog of the Week – Sinbad

Meet Sinbad, the week’s Upside Down Dog from Upsidedowndogs.com. His owner Kim says: “This is Sinbad in his chair. He is a 5-year-old. Pitbull mi…

Indoor Dog Fitness Ideas To Keep Your Dog Moving This Winter

Don’t let winter curb your dog’s exercise – we’ve got some indoor activities to get you moving We all tend to hibernate in the winter…

Brushing Your Dog: A Guide for All Coat Types

Give your dog the brush off… with the right kind of brushing for his coat type Brushing your dog might seem fairly straight forward, but there’s…

Kentucky One Step Closer To Outlawing Dog Fighting

Kentucky is the last state in the U.S. to end dog fighting – but a new bill is hoping to change all that. We’re pleased to report that the state…

Upside Down Dogs Of The Week – Harley and Jet

We’ve got two silly winners for our Upside Down Dog of the Week! Meet Harley and Jet from Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia. Here’s what their owner…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Marie

We’re in Puppy Love with Marie, this week’s Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. She’s just a puppy, but expect her to grow &ndash…

Common Myths About Spaying And Neutering Your Dog

As a responsible pet parent, you'll be faced with whether or not you will spay or neuter your dog. Let's look at common myths about spaying and neutering.

What To Expect – Your Puppy’s First Day Home

Today's the big day - you're bringing your puppy home! You must be so excited. Here is a list of things to keep in mind for your puppy's first day home.

Apple Crisp Dog Treat Recipe

Does an apple a day keep the vet away? Well, it can’t hurt! A good source of fiber, and vitamin A and C, apples are also great for helping keep your do…

How To Stop A Puppy From Biting

Puppies love to bite. Those tiny, razor-sharp teeth are a part of a pup's bite inhibition. Here are a few tips for how to stop a puppy from biting.

Top 10 Gifts For Dog Lovers

We're not just about dogs here - we're also about the people who love them. And that's why I've dedicated a Top 10 Gifts for Dog Lovers list (hint, hint).

Top 10: What Fruits Can Dogs Eat?

There are some human foods you can give you dog, guilt-free. But what fruits can dogs eat? These are nature's desserts you'll happily give your dog.

Dog Parent Alert: Is Doggie Daycare A Scam?

Before shelling out your money, make sure that doggie daycare is worth the expense Pet spas and doggie daycares are popping up all over the country as an alt…

What Is Littermate Syndrome?

Bringing home two puppies from the same litter may lead to behavioral problems and other training challenges - this is referred to as littermate syndrome.

Make Your Own Homemade Dog Shampoo

In this article you will learn how to make your own homemade dog shampoo from simple household ingredients.

Attention Fashionistas: Mulberry Wants To Don Your Dog In Designer Dud

Pooches on and off the runway will want to strut their stuff when they wear these chic collars and leashes Renowned British fashion house Mulberry is probabl…

Are You In The Know About Organic Dog Food?

If you are considering switching your dog to an organic pet food formula, take the time to learn what organic dog food really is before you buy.

Women Speak! Fido Is No Longer Just Man’s Best Friend

Survey shows a staggering 99 percent of women consider their dog as part of the family There is no better feeling then waking up next to your best friend &nd…

2014 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Awards Best In Show To Wire Fox

It’s the end of the another Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (there’s been 138 of them to be exact), and the 2014 Best In Show Trophy was awarded…

Tips On Making Your Home Comfortable For Your Senior Dog

Your dog deserves a comfortable retirement – here’s how to make it golden He’s been by your side for a long time. Even though he’s no…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Penny

Talk about the dog days of summer! It looks like our Upside Down Dog of the Week, Penny, from Upsidedowndog.com is taking advantage of all the sunny days she…

Potential Corgi Shortage – Say It Ain’t So! (Spoiler Alert: It Ain

Pembroke Welsh Corgis join the Vulnerable Breed List in the UK, but hold strong in the hearts of Americans Corgis have captured the heart of the royal family…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Shadow

We’d like you to meet Shadow, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Shadow is a 2-month-old male Alaskan Malamute and Pitbull mix fr…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Etienne

There’s a lot of love in this little fella! Meet Etienne, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He’s an adult Chihuahua from San Francisco, CA. Etienne…

Avert Your Eyes! These Dog Toys Prove That Ugly Is The New Adorable

So ugly, they’re cute! Ummmm, can we have all three, pretty please? Meet Fabio, Isabella and Leo. The Uglies (from Envvy) are not your average chew toy…

Zuke’s Grain Free Gift Pack Giveaway

After a couple of weeks off, we’re back with another contest. And let us tell you, it’s bigger than ever. This time around, you could win a Zuke&…

Street Artist Blows Our Mind With Brilliant Metallic Dog Mural

At first glance, you’d think this was a giant metal monument of man’s best friend… and you’d be wrong. This shiny, happy puppy is…

Celebrate Dogs With The AKC As Extraordinary Pooches Take Over Televis

AKC Celebrates Dogs special airs January 31 on the Lifetime Network What are you doing tomorrow? If it doesn’t include parking yourself in front of you…

Hint of Vanilla Dog Treat Recipe

I love the smell and the taste of vanilla. It’s so simple, yet delicious. That was the inspiration behind this week’s Hint of Vanilla Dog Treat R…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Alena

This is Alena, our Upside Down Dog of the Week. Alana was a Red Nosed Pitbull who has recently departed for the Rainbow Bridge. Here’s what her owner E…

How Second-Hand Smoke Affects Your Dog

Need another good reason to quit smoking? That nasty habit could be killing your dog! You probably already know the dangers of second-hand smoke for infants…

How To Remove A Tick From A Dog

They're more than an irritant - these little bloodsuckers can mean big trouble for you and your pooch. Here's how to remove a tick from a dog.

Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe

Our Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe is a flavorful combination. We combined peanut butter with a digestible favorite, pureed pumpkin.

Healthy Hound Grain-Free Dog Treat Recipe

We love our dogs and we want the best of everything for them. This heart-felt sentiment is the inspiration behind the Healthy Hound Grain-Free Dog Treat Reci…

Top 10 Things To Do When You Lose A Dog

You want to be prepared if your dog gets loose and you can't find him. We've prepared an emergency list of things you should do when you lose a dog.

7 Ways To Get Your Dog Ready For Winter

Before the weather outside turns frightful, make sure you and your dog are ready for winter Brrrrrr! It’s already starting to get cold outside. In no t…