Spring Clean Your Dog’s Paws With The PawPlunger Paw Wash

A portable and affordable paw washer that banishes paw prints from your home The snow is melting, the ground is wet and mud covers every inch of the outdoors…

Affordable Pet Insurance Can Prevent Unnecessary Euthanasia

How planning ahead can save you heartache in the future If you are a dog owner, the chances are that your pet has become more like a member of the family and…

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…

What To Do With Dogs That Eat Poop

Dogs that eat poop (also known as coprophagia) may be trying to tell you something. Let's go over a few ways you can break your dog from this icky habit.

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…

What is Dog Bloat?

For canines, dog bloat is a serious problem that can cause damaging and irreparable harm. There are things you can you do to stop and treat it.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Betty

We know it’s only Tuesday – only four more days until the weekend. To make the beginning of the week more enjoyable, we present to you our Upside…

Facts And Myths About Dog Insurance Policies

What’s true and what’s false? Let’s clear up some common dog insurance policy questions. Everyone seems to have something to say on the top…

Dogs Wearing Soccer Jerseys Score With World Cup Fans

PetGuide.com can’t wait for 2014 FIFA World Cup to start tomorrow. And when it kicks off in Brazil, we’ll all be watching with our pooches, sport…

How To Help Dog Shelters When You Can’t Adopt

You don’t have to have a dog in order to help them – here’s what you can do for your local dog shelter You can be an animal lover even if y…

Pharrell’s “Happy” Gets Even Happier When It’s About Dogs [Vid

Put your paws up in the air if you’re happy it’s Friday! Get ready to be even happier, because this parody of Pharrell Williams’ song &ldqu…

What Is Hip Dysplasia In Dogs?

It’s hip to be square – learn the facts about hip dysplasia in dogs When it comes to keeping your dog healthy, there is only so much that you can…

Animal Planet to Air Puppy Bowl XI on February 1 [Video]

Finally, some football we actually want to watch! Apparently there’s some big football game happening on Sunday, February 1st…hmmmm, we wouldn&r…

Is World’s First Wingsuit BASE Jump With A Dog Cruel Or Cool? [Video

In his latest video, adrenaline junky Dean Potter, a famous rock climber, high-liner and human flyer, wingsuit BASE jumps with his dog, Whisper from the Eige…

Adventures In Dog Sitting: Mickey Makeover! (Part 3)

Enough is enough! Mickey is stinking up the place and I need to give him a grooming he’ll never forget. The pups tell their side of the squeaky clean e…

What on Earth is Earthdog?

Little dogs have a lot of energy - especially the ones that were bred to hunt and catch critters. You can put these skills to great use at Earthdog trials.

Dog Laws – Gracie’s Law Says Dogs More Than Property

When it comes to dog laws, not everyone in your house is treated equal. Your dog is a member of your family, not a piece of property.

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…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Elvis

This week’s Upside Down Dog of the Week, courtesy of Upsidedowndogs.com, is Elvis. Elvis is an 10-year-old Golden Retriever who lives in Linz, Austria.…

Take The Itch Out Of These Common Dog Allergies

Let's go over the most common dog allergies you'll come across, what kind of symptoms you can expect to see and what you can do about them.

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…

Winners Of Our True Love Valentine’s Day Contest

We love our readers! You guys really came through for our True Love Valentine’s Day Contest. Based on votes, here are our winners: Grand Prize: Hawke…

Petco Pulls All Pet Treats Made In China From Stores

Woo hoo! Way to go Petco! The mega pet store chain has just announced that it will stop selling all pet treats (dog and cat) that are made in China. All of t…

Upside Down Dog of the Week – Sugar

Meet Sugar, this week’s Upside Down Dog from Upsidedowndogs.com. She’s a 6-year-old female Boxer and American Bulldog mix from Maryland. Her owne…

9 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog This Summer

Ah summer - it's the perfect time to get outside with your dog and enjoy the weather. We've come up with a 7 fun things to do with your dog this summer.

Lost And Found: Findster, The GPS Pet Tracker With No Monthly Fees

Look what we found: a tracking device that keeps tabs on your dog without the hassle of monthly fees! There are a number of GPS and fitness tracking devices…

Paws Up For National Pet Day

Happy National Pet Day! April 11 is National Pet Day - so what does that mean? Do pets get to take the day off (with pay, of course)?

Benefits Of Garlic Supplements For Dogs

Dispelling the negative myths surrounding garlic for dogs and why you may want to use it as a supplement to your dog’s diet Garlic has been given a bad…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Sidney

We’d like you to meet Sidney, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Sidney is a 10-month-old female Boxer from Pittsburgh, PA. Here&…

All About Self-Insurance For Dogs

Are you a good candidate for self-insurance for dogs? If you think about it, insuring your dog is like betting that she will get sick or injured. That’…

Buster’s Natural Pet Supply Beef Trachea Dog Treats Recall

Pet International, Inc., of Miami, Florida is recalling 1500 units of 6” Beef Trachea Pet Treat because it has the potential to be contaminated with Sa…

What Are The American Kennel Club Field Trials?

Need a challenge? A wonderful athletic event for hunting dogs, the American Kennel Club Field Trials will test your pooch's skills out in the field!

How To House Train An Older Dog

Just because your dog's not puppy, it doesn't mean that indoor accidents won't happen. We've put together some tips on how to house train an older dog.

What Factors Influence Dog Insurance Rates?

Although we can't give you an exact amount you'd pay for dog insurance, we can let you in on some of the factors that affect dog insurance rates.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Eddie

Say hello to Eddie, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Eddie is a 10-month old male Beagle from Yorkshire. Here’s what his owner…

Off-The-Leash Luxury Awaits Pooches At Las Vegas Pet-Friendly Resorts

Because “The Hangover” would have been more fun if you brought your furry BFF, Vegas resorts now offer pet-pampering packages. Vegas is going to…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Cindy

Are you ready for some upside down cuteness, because this week’s winner has got it going on! Meet Cindy, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedow…

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…

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…

Belly Flop! Flynn Makes A Splash As This Week’s Wet Wednesday Winner

This is our last pick for our Weekly Wet Wednesday Winner, and Flynn certainly does make a splash with his entry. Flynn can’t enough of the water. Just…

Cat Takes Her Dog For A Walk

Well, I guess we know who the boss in this household is! We love how the cat takes charge. Sure, the dog may seem a little hesitant at first, but he goes alo…

PetPaint Halloween Prize Pack Giveaway

Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re anything like us, you’re pretty excited to doll your dog up for the big day. And that’s…

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…

Best Cool Holiday Gifts For Dogs

Make a list, check it twice. Who's been naughty or nice? Our pooches always make it onto the "Nice" list, so put these cool gifts for dogs under the tree.

Take A Hike: Adventures In Dog Hiking Part 2

The big day arrives – Oscar and I take our first steps toward becoming hikers It was a beautiful Saturday morning when Oscar and I made our way to hiki…

Shocking Stats Reveal The True Cost Of Greyhound Racing

Grey2K USA and the ASPCA study shows 12,000 dogs injured at the racetracks over seven-year period. Greyhound racing has proven itself to be a cruel sport tha…

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…

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…

Keeping Your Dog Safe During A Thunderstorm

If thunder and lightning have your dog running for cover, we’ve got some tips to keep them safe Personally, I love thunderstorms – as long as I&r…

The Importance Of Raw Bones For Dogs

Throw your dog a bone - a few reasons why we like raw bones for dogs and how you can incorporate them in your dog's diet.

Proof Of Why You Need To Fall In Puppy Love This Valentine’s Day

Nothing says love like a colorful infographic about the affection we have for our four-legged friends The hallmark holiday of the year is this weekend, and w…

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…

City Of Mississauga Passes Milestone Ban On Outdoor Confinement For Pe

With the new bylaw in place, owners will no longer be allowed to leave dogs outside for extended periods of time. Dogs in Mississauga, Ontario, just let out…

What Is Patellar Luxation In Dogs?

Patellar Luxation in dogs can be a pain in the knee - is your pooch at risk? Let's talk about go over the basics, its symptoms, and treatment options.

How is Commercial Dog Food Regulated?

Ever wonder how commercial dog food is regulated? We go over what companies have to do before kibble hits the shelves. Commercial food products for people ar…

DIY Vintage Crate Dog And Cat Beds

Pets will sleep sweetly on this vintage crate bed you can make at home I’ve been on a DIY kinda kick lately. Usually, I bake a batch of dog treats and…

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…

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.

Grain-Free Coconut and Banana Dog Treat Recipe

Coconut flour makes any treat gluten and grain free. Plus, who doesn’t like the taste of coconut – om nom nom! With the Grain-Free Coconut and Ba…

Petzila Wants To Connect You And Your Pet Anytime, Anywhere

Pew! Pew! A WiFi gadget that lets you connect with your pet AND launches treats? You know you want the PetziConnect under your tree this holiday season. Woul…