Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Eddie

Are you ready to rock out with Eddie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week? Eddie is an adult male Wire Fox Terrier and Dachshund mix from Nashville, TN. He is alre…

Upside Down Dogs Of The Week – Rouge and Charlee

Double your fun with two upside down dogs. That’s right – we’ve got two Upside Down Dogs of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Rouge and Cha…

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.

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…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Masie

Some dogs just can’t get enough of the spotlight… like Maisie, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Here’s what her ow…

Dog Insurance Rates: What You Need To Know Before You Buy

From vet visits to unexpected illness and accidents, many pet parent turn to dog insurance for peace of mind From the moment you bring your dog home, he beco…

Boarding Your Dog For The First Time

You're going away and you're worried about boarding your dog for the first time. Here are a few stress-free tips to make the process go smoother.

AKC Announces The Most Popular Dogs In The U.S. For 2014

This breed may never have taken home the Best in Show title, but the Labrador Retriever is still #1 one with North Americans! Talk about a never-ending winni…

3 Sobering Reasons Why Dog Insurance Is Important

In 2014, it’s estimated that we spent about $14.2 billion at the vet – so why aren’t we investing in dog insurance? You do everything you c…

The Road Warrior’s Guide to Pet Friendly Hotels

This guide will not only help you help find pet friendly hotels, but also show you how to help make sure your pet's stay is as comfortable as possible.

Transport To Freedom: Going Behind The Scenes Of Dog Transport

Kevin Roberts has a personal connection with dog transport and being a part of the group of volunteers that make this system work. Now, he talks to the peopl…

ASPCA And Subaru Want To Share The Love This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season! The ASPCA and Subaru are teaming up to give rescue pooches a new leash on life this holiday season For the second year in a row, the A…

6 Handy Tips When Renovating With Dogs In The House

Kevin Roberts just finished renovating his house, and as a dog dad, that means that extra precautions had to be taken to keep his pooches safe. Here are a fe…

Pawly Lets You Play With Your Pet Even When You’re Not Home [Video]

This robot pet sitter wants to help you be there for your pet, but your help is needed to make Pawly a reality. We all know the feeling. Leaving your pet at…

Gold Paw Series Stretch Fleece Pullover A Perfect Fit For Chilly Dogs

A super soft pullover that will keep your dog toasty this winter The temperature has started to drop and we’ve even seen a few snowflakes around here (…

How We Can Do Better: Try Compassion, Not Verbal Abuse When Educating

Sarah Palin’s now-famous photograph shouldn’t be used as a political platform, but as a chance to respectfully educate and openly communicate abo…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Wicket

Who can resist that adorable underbite? But that’s not the only think that makes Wicket, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com, so special.…

5 Essential Dog-Friendly Thanksgiving Travel Tips

We've got the recipe for safe and stress-free travel with your dog this Thanksgiving. You need to plan in advance - you'll be thankful that you did!

Let’s Talk About Rotation Feeding for Dogs

While making sudden changes to your dog's dietary routine can cause tummy upset, it can be beneficial to change your dog's menu, called rotation feeding.

8 Age-Related Facts About Senior Dogs Dietary Needs

As your dog ages, his nutritional needs change. Sabine Contreras, Canine Care and Nutrition Consultant, outlines what you need to consider when evaluating yo…

Mountain Boarding With Dogs: Off-Roading Adventures Powered By Pooches

Kevin Roberts finally gets his feet on a mountain board – and suffers a hard break. Here’s what he learned from his spills and thrills, and what…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Ryan

This week’s Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com is Ryan, a happy fellow from Sprakers, NY. A Pitbull/American Bulldog mix, Ryan sports a beaut…

FDA Stumped After Jerky Treats Made In China Linked To Nearly 600 Pet

How’s this for scary – federal animal health officials are saying that nearly 600 pets have died and more than 3,600 have taken ill after eating…

8 Tips On How To Prepare For Your First Skijoring Race

And they’re off! Our resident skijoring expert Kevin Roberts sounds off on what you need to know about races before you cross the finish line. It&rsquo…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Ty

One look at this handsome dog and you’re sure to fall in love! This is Ty, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He is an 11-year-old Boxer and German Shepher…

Study Finds That Classical Music Calms Kennel Dogs

Pump up the tunes. Music soothes the stressed-out beast… or in this case, an anxious pooch. Whoever said “music hath charms to sooth the savage…

Simple Homemade Beef Stew Recipe For Dogs

Your dog needs a break from dry kibble now and then - so boring! And that's when this super simple homemade beef stew recipe for dogs comes in handy.

Turn Up The Heat With Winter Coats For Dogs

They're not just fashion statements - winter coats for dogs help keep the chill at bay. A winter coat can make a huge difference for your dog this winter.

West Paw Design Howl-O-Ween Contest

We love Halloween and we can’t wait for it to get here. That’s why we were so happy to hear from our pals at West Paw Design – they want to…

10 Essential Tips For Camping With Your Dog

Camping is a budget-friendly activity that lets you get back to nature. And you know who really loves nature? Your dog! Camping aficionado Vanessa Chiasson,…

Gen Y Dogma: 5 Reasons My Dog Is A Dick!

As cute as they are, puppies also have a dark side – and Christina has discovered that the force runs strong in her puppy, Matilda Okay, so you might b…

Boo! Baby Beef Dog Treat Recipe

I love Halloween! The costumes, the candy, the haunted houses, the candy, the Halloween parties, the candy. I don’t know about you, but I dress Oscar u…

Contest Alert: #BegForZukes On Twitter With @PetGuideTweets

It’s our first official giveaway of 2015, and we’re taking to Twitter to celebrate. From January 16 to January 23, 2015, we’re going to be…

#BestBuds Are Back In Budweiser’s 2015 Super Bowl Commercial [Video]

Warning: Adorable Puppy Alert! Nothing can keep this Golden Retriever puppy and Clydesdale horse apart for long. Budweiser has done it again – it&rsquo…

Salty Dog Coast: Dog-Friendly Adventures in Florida

Bring your appetite for oysters and bring Fido for seaside fun to Franklin County, Florida Summer is all about getting out there and exploring new destinatio…

American Kennel Club Adds 4 Dog Breeds To Its Ranks

Just in time for the New Year, the American Kennel Club gives official recognition to four dog breeds While some of them may be familiar to PetGuide readers,…

Get Fit With Fido: Exhilarating Workouts For You And Your Dog

The best personal trainer is your furry best friend! Get active, get healthy and get going – it’s time to kick 2015 off with cool physical activi…

Quinoa Grain-Free Dog Treat Recipes

I love quinoa - it's grain and gluten free and it's high in protein. It really was a no-brainer to use it in my Quinoa Grain-Free Dog Treat Recipe.

Carob And Pumpkin Dog Cake Recipe

I feel really bad because I’m not going to Trick or Treat with Oscar for Halloween (I’ll be hanging with other pet bloggers at Barkworld). To mak…

Peanut Butter And Carob Frozen Dog Treat Recipe

When that summer sun starts beating down on you and your doggy, you want a way to cool down… deliciously. And why not join your dog for a yummy treat? Dogs a…

Budweiser Super Bowl “Puppy Love” Is the Most Adorable Ad Ever [Vi

I’m not a Super Bowl fan. I can’t follow the rule of football, but I do enjoy the players in tight pants. What would tempt me to watch the game a…

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.

Squeaky Shoes At Dog Park A Huge Hit [Video]

This is one video I could watch over and over again, and it would still be just as funny. The guys from JStuStudios wanted to see what would happen if they a…

How To Train A Puppy To Stay

Training is essential to a puppy's well being. Let's start off puppy training with some basic commands. Here are some tips on how to train a puppy to stay.

Hear Doggy! Martian Dog Toy Contest

We love how cute and quiet the Hear Doggy! Martian Dog Toys are. And that's why we're giving away a pair to one lucky dog in our very first dog toy contest!

10 Soggy Tips On How To Wash Your Dog

We've put together some soggy tips you can use to wash your dog the right way. Read on to find out our 10 soggy tips on how to wash your dog.

Getting Things Ready For Your New Rescue Dog

You can’t wait for your new rescue dog to come home – but is your home ready for him? You’ve taken the plunge and decided to give a home to…

Can Your Neighbor Make Your Dog Vomit? (And Other Reasons To Hire A Pe

Keep calm and hire a professional – how to keep your hound happy and healthy while you’re on holiday If you were to walk next door and ask your n…

Sudsy Rain Is The First Soggy Doggy Pick For Our Wet Wednesday Weekly

It’s week one of our Wet Wednesday Weekly Winner Contest, and the top dog this week is Rain (very appropriate name for this contest) from Greenville, N…

Gee, Your Fur Smells Terrific Dog Shampoo Recipe

We found a wonders dog shampoo recipe that will have your pooch smelling her best and will leave her fur touchable soft. Easy and cheap to make!

Tails From A Pet Sitter: 10 Things I Learned On The Job

Don’t quit your day job just yet – our resident pet sitting pro shares some hard truths about the profession Sure, pet sitting sounds like it&rsq…

Ginger Snaps Dog Treat Recipe

Right now, my kitchen smells better than any air freshener you could buy at Bath & Body Works. It’s all thanks to this new Ginger Snaps Dog Treat Recip…

The Facts About Microchipping Your Dog

Tags might not be enough – here’s why your should be microchipping your dog. According to the ASPCA, over 8 million animals wind up in animal she…

5 Zen Ways To Manage Dog Stress

It may not seem like it, but a dog's life can be stressful. Your dog may not be able to take a "Mental Health Day," but there are ways to manage dog stress.

6 Puddle-Proof Tips For Potty Training Your Puppy

Potty training your puppy may seem like tricky, but it really doesn't need to be. Stay positive and persevere, and your puppy will soon be house broken.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Olive

“The view from down here is awesome,” says Olive, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Here’s what her owner’s Li…

Peppermint Holidog Christmas Dog Treat Recipe

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! I’ve got a new recipe, hot out of the oven and just in time for the holidogs! Spread the joy of the…

For Homemade Dog Biscuits, Bo’s Hempaw Cookie Mix Will Give Dogs The

Dude, these cookies are so good! After one batch of these homemade dog biscuits, your dog will have the munchies for these munchies.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Chubby

He’s not fat… he’s just big boned! Just kidding – his name is Chubby, but he’s just a little guy. Chubby is our Adoptable Dog…

Vote For Your Shelter During PAL’s Shelter Showdown

Second Annual Shelter Showdown hosted by Pets Add Life to award $50,000 to animal shelters From October 22 to November 19, 2014, Pets Add Life (PAL) will be…