Because All Dogs Deserve A Rap Song On Their Birthday [Video]

Looks like the rest of us pet parents have a lot to live up to! Rapper KAY-9 is pretty stoked that it’s his dog’s birthday and he’s not afr…

Licks Liquid Vitamins Will Get Your Dog’s Tongue Wagging

A delicious treat that’s good for your dog At the recent Global Pet Expo, we got to meet the fine folks from Licks, a new liquid vitamin product that&r…

DOT Report Outlines 2014 Pet Injury And Fatality Numbers On Airlines

Planes, trains or automobiles… never has family travel been easier, right? Not so fast! Official numbers from 2014 regarding air travel with pets may…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Taylor

Can you believe Taylor, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is a German Shepherd? It’s true! Taylor is a 2-year-old male White German Shepherd Mix from Augu…

Nine Toasty Tips To Keep Your Senior Dog Warm Outdoors This Winter

The star and the inspiration for this post is Kevin Roberts’ dog, Willow, who has since crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. He brought her home when she w…

Your Dog’s Noise Anxieties Are Silenced With The ThunderShirt

Just Like A Warm Hug, The ThunderShirt Calms Your Dog’s Anxiety Late summer and early fall is known as a time of year when storms and unpredictable met…

Are Some Breeds Of Dog More Expensive To Insure?

Every dog is different, and your dog insurance rate may reflect that When it comes to taking out an insurance policy for your dog, you might wonder whether s…

And The Grand Prize Winner Of Our Fur-Raising Halloween Dog Costume Co

Drum roll please… The winner is Tiny Tina and Peppino (from spoiledmaltese.com), submitted by maltese manica! These lucky pups win a Drinkwell Pagoda…

Adoptable Dog Of Week – Lisa

Sugar and spice and everything nice – that’s what our Adoptable Dog of the Week is made from. Meet Lisa, an adult Terrier mix from Rochester, New…

Beef and Rice Stir Fry Dog Food Recipe

When I want to eat healthy, I whip up a stir fry. After prep and cook time, it takes about 20 minutes, from counter to table. So that got me to thinking&hell…

Rover Will Roll In Style In This Rolls Royce Concept Car

Posh pooches deserved to be chauffeured to the dog park in Niels van Roij’s Rolls Royce concept car. For those of you who are more into pooches than yo…

The ABCs On How To Extend Your Senior Dog’s Lifespan

There’s no reason why senior dogs can’t shine in their golden years – we’ve got some tips to extend and improve your pooch’s li…

Purina Issues Limited Recall on Purina ONE BeyOnd White Meat Chicken &

Purina has issued a limited recall on Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food due to a salmonella risk. This recall…

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…

7 Common Symptoms Of Diabetes In Dogs

It's important that owners are able to recognize the symptoms of diabetes in dogs in order to get their pooch into the veterinarian and treated right away.

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.

Is There A Difference Between Natural Vs Organic Dog Food?

Aren’t they the same thing? Nope – here’s how to make the choice between Natural or Organic dog food When it comes to choosing a food for y…

Another Contest? It Looks Like Some Bunny Likes Us On Facebook This Ea

Hoppy Easter! Animal Planet wants to celebrate by giving you a very special Easter basket We’re giving you another reason to like us on Facebook this E…

Why Spaying and Neutering Your Dog Is Necessary

Everybody loves puppies, but there are just not enough homes for all of them. A responsible dog owner knows that spaying and neutering a dog is necessary.

7 Ways To Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Clean

We love it when our doggos have that pearly white smile, don’t we? It means that their teeth and gums are in good shape and that’s a good indicat…

Tails From A Pet Sitter: Puppy, It’s Cold Outside

Pet Sitting Pro Rachel Leavy shares her experiences and has some tips on what to expect from your “watchdog” this holiday season While most peopl…

Show And Tell: Pets In The Classroom Get An A+

Non-profit organization Pets in the Classroom offers grants to help teach students about pets Growing up, my family always had pets as a way to help teach us…

5 Basic Tips For Introducing Dogs To Strangers

A stranger is just a friend your dog hasn't met - make a good first impression with these five basic tips for introducing dogs to strangers.

Top 10 Irish Dog Breeds

Happy St. Patty's Day! In honor of everybody's fave day to wear green and don their "Kiss Me I'm Irish" button, we're sharing our Top 10 Irish dog breeds.

Reducing Dog Insurance Rates With Third Party Insurance

An option for pet owners, third party insurance may cover just what you need If you’re not keen on the idea of spending a huge annual or monthly sum on…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Berkley

Meet Berkley, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This little fellow is a Rat Terrier mix that lives in New Milford, CT and can’t wait to…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Artimus

If you’re happy and you know it, you need to meet Artimus, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Artimus is a young male American Staffordshire Terrier mix fr…

How To Train A Puppy To Sit

"Sit" is often one of the first commands that owners teach their new puppy and is easy to learn. Let's go over the steps on how to train a puppy to sit.

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…

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: A Dog By Any Other Name

Our “Hairy Dogfathers” are here to offer expert and practical advice. Dog trainers (and handsome hubbies) Kevin and André are here to answ…

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: Daddy’s Puppy Problem

The Hairy Dogfathers take on some baby daddy drama – with a full house of animals and another baby on the way, is now the best time to add another pupp…

Top 10 Ways to Puppy Proof Your Home

You're bringing a new puppy home - so exciting! And you want your home to be safe. We've put together a top 10 list of ways to puppy proof your home.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Emmy

Meet Emmy, a happy young lady and our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Right now, this Labrador Retriever mix is being fostered in Houston, TX, but is looking for…

Liam J. Perk Foundation: Dog Safety Awareness And Education For Famili

After an unthinkable tragedy, the Perk family transformed their sorrow into a foundation that educates parents and kids about living with dogs After darkness…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Tammy

Meet Tammy, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Tammy is a female Basset Hound Mix from Laton, CA. She’s small, cute and is already spaye…

How To Choose A Winter Coat For Your Dog Like A Canadian Skijorer

Kevin Roberts lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. To say it gets cold there in the winter is an understatement. It’s called “Winterpeg” fo…

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 – Poppy

It’s Tuesday and you know what that means – it’s time to announce our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. This week’…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Fred

Every dog deserves a loving forever home – especially Fred, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Fred is a 9-year-old Shepherd mix from Jackson, MS. Fred&rsq…

Can You Feed Your Dog Table Scraps?

Can’t finish your plate? Here’s what you should know before you give your dog table scraps. If you’re the sort of person who ends up with a…

My Dog Has A Tooth Fracture – What Should I Do?

Ouch! Did your dog bite off more than he could chew and fractured a tooth? Here’s what you need to know about this common dental issue. Dogs are just a…

Who Cut The Cheese Dog Treat Recipe

Who Cut The Cheese Dog Treat Recipe - a cheesy dog treat recipe that's made will all-natural ingredients. Plus, they are fun and easy to make. A must try!

Dog Scooting: The Sad, Scratchy Story Of Oscar’s Ichy Butt

Sure, it's the butt of many jokes, but dog scooting can be a pain in the ass... just ask Oscar! I've discovered a few common and itchy reasons why dogs scoot:

Pugzoo.com’s California Gold Small Dog Pet Food Giveaway

Guess what time it is? It’s time for another contest! Woo hoo! This week, you have the chance to win a 2lbs bag of California Gold Small Dog Pet Food f…

Whole Foods Market Launches Whole Paws Line Of Premium Pet Food

Natural grocery chain the latest to offer its own line of dogs and cat food What promises to be the latest trend in pet food, Whole Foods Market has jumped o…

Top 10 Non-Shedding Dog Breeds

Got a problem with dog fur tumbleweeds taking over your home and furniture? Here's our list of Top 10 Non-Shedding Dog Breeds for people who hate to vacuum.

Halo Hosts NYC Pop Up Shop to “Do Good” for Pets

We were excited to hear that Halo, Purely for Pets, a natural pet food company co-owned by Ellen DeGeneres, is hosting a "Pop Up Shop."

Step Up To Dog Dancing

Time to get out on the floor and shake your treat maker! Dog dancing is a popular sport and a great way to have fun and get active. If you’re looking f…

Product Review: Wellness CORE Superfood Protein Bars

After a hard workout, you turn to a protein bar to restore your energy and fuel your body. But the ones for humans aren’t always made with the healthie…

A Pet Parent’s Guide To Heartworm Treatments

Is your dog safe? Let's go over the basics about what heartworm is, how and why you should protect your dog, and the heartworm treatments available to you.

Abraca-dog-bra! Dogs Don’t Know What To Make Of Vanishing Magic Trea

Now you see it, now you don’t. Ah, the oldest trick in the book… so how will dogs react to it? Well, they just don’t know what to think. T…

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: Help – My Dog Has Cabin Fever!

Is your dog going stir crazy from being kept indoors during the cold winter months? The Hairy Dogfathers have a few ideas on how to keep sane until spring ar…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Berlynn

What a beautiful girl! We’d like you to meet Berlynn, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She’s a young female Rottweiler from Billings, MT. Berlynn i…

“Such A Tease” Merrick Dog Food Contest

This week, we’re going to tease you a little bit. We’ll be giving away three bags of Merrick’s Classic formula for dogs… but this is…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Emmy

Please meet Emmy, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Emmy is a female adult Shepherd mix from Baton Rouge, LA. She is already spayed, housetra…

Pros And Cons Of Retractable Dog Leashes

Are you for or against retractable dog leashes? I'm not a huge fan, but I know pet parents who won't leave home without them. Here are some pro and cons.

The Latest in Dog Travel Essentials From Global Pet Expo

At 2013 Global Pet Expo, we saw so many new and fashionable ways to travel with your pup. Here are just a few of the options we spotted.

Carrot Delight Dog Treat Recipe

When I make dog food for Oscar, I always throw in at least one carrot for good measure. Carrots are one of the wonderful veggies that humans and dogs can sha…

Product Review: Cycle Dog MAX Reflective Collars

Cycle Dog has with a line of eco-friendly reflective collars. We tried out four of their Cycle Dog MAX Reflective Collars in Green, Blue, Silver and Purple.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Mama

Meet Mama, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Mama is an adult female King Charles Spaniel and Bichon Frise mix from Baton Rouge, LA. She is already spayed, hous…