7 Questions To Ask When Boarding A Dog

You're leaving town for a couple of days and can't bring your dog along for the trip. We've prepared a list of questions to ask before boarding a dog.

Product Review: Kurgo Collaps A Bowl

For people and dogs that are really active, a quality collapsible bowl is indispensable. That’s why our all-things-dog-sports writer, Kev Roberts, want…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Cali

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

8 Sure-Fire Dog Constipation Home Remedies

At some point in his life, your dog will get constipated. But as a pet parent, there are some home remedies you can try to help with dog constipation.

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.

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…

PetPace Wireless Smart Collar Tracks And Monitors Your Pet’s Health

I'm excited to hear about the PetPace, a new smart wireless collar that monitors your pet's health, vital signs, activity and wellbeing all day, every day.

2014 Dog New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions feel like an impossible to-do list and we give them up quickly. But would you be more likely to keep them if they involved your dog?

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: Newlywed Puppy Problems

Does your dog like to get into hairy situations? Does he have a bad habit he just won’t give up? Does she not play well with others? That problem isn&r…

What To Expect When You Adopt A Dog

You've decided to adopt a dog! That's wonderful news. And because you're such an awesome expectant pet parent, you need to know just what you're in for.

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…

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…

Watch Hero Dogs of 9/11 Tonight On Animal Planet

On September 11, 2001, 300 of the 10,000 emergency rescue workers were dogs. Their job was not only to help rescue efforts when the towers fell; they were al…

What A Treat: Choosing The Best Dog Treats

Your dog deserves a treat now and then. But how do you pick the best dog treats for your pooch? Let's go over what to look for and when to give them.

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…

Share How Awesome Your Dog Is With The World With PackDog.com

Your dog needs his own website – set one up in minutes with PackDog.com Ever wish there was a social network where you could post unlimited photos of y…

“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…

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.…

Gen Y Dogma: The Worst Halloween Dog Costumes Ever

Halloween is almost here, and Christina Peden talks why she’s dressing Matilda up in a dog costumes… but she has her limits. And if you dress up your dog in one of her worst Halloween dog costumes ever, your house is in for a rotten egg-stravaganza and TPing you’ll never be able to clean up.

Puppy Bumpers Stop Dogs From Slipping Through Fences and Gates

Got a small dog and a fence? No more great escapes - Puppy Bumpers are perfect for small dogs that can squeeze through fence posts

What You Need To Know About Indoor Dog Parks

It's pretty cold and snowy - but there's no excuse to sit on the couch with your dog all winter. Get moving and check out indoor dog parks near you!

What is an Ovary-Sparing Spay?

If you want to prevent unwanted litters but don't want to put your female dog at risk for health problems, consider a partial spay or an ovary-sparing spay.

Up The Creek: Adventures In Canine Canoeing Part 2

In Part 2 of his canine canoeing expedition, Kevin Roberts and his crew run into some problems finding the right campsite and take part in a stare-off contes…

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…

Bubbletastic Dog Bubble Machine Smells Like Bacon

The Bubbletastic Dog Bubble Machine blows tons of bacon bubbles in various directions for your dog to chase. It adds up to hours of fun - for him to play with and you to watch.

Safety Tips For Running With a Dog at Night

There are a lot of good reasons why people like running with a dog at night. We've put together some tips for running with a dog at night.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Gumu

Meet Gumu, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Gumu is an adult male English Bulldog and Boxer Mix from Portland, OR. He is already neutered, h…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Tanner

Well, hello handsome! How can we resist such charm? This irresistible gentleman is Tanner, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. A dashing young…

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.

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…

Mini Beef Balls Dog Treat Recipe

There are treats, and then there are special treats. And this Mini Beef Balls Dog Treat Recipe fits the latter category. With just a few ingredients, these B…

Top 10 Therapy Dog Breeds

An even temperament and a surplus of love and affection, many breeds make great therapy dogs. Here are our picks for Top 10 Therapy Dog Breeds.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Massey

Meet Massey, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He’s a 2-year-old male Weimaraner from Wichita, KS. Massey is already neutered, housetrained, purebred, a s…

FDA Issues Update On Jerky Investigation, But No Answers As To Why It

The new numbers are in – but no definitive answer as to why dogs are getting sick after eating jerky imported from China. The U.S. Food and Drug Admini…

No Pooch? No Problem! This Program Sets You Up With A Four-Legged Hiki

Want a dog but lack the time or space? The Hike with Adoptable Hounds program is here to help. I’ve written extensively here on PetGuide about the chal…

Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Hopes To Bring Home Four Sochi Stray Pups

What makes a hot Olympic skier even hotter? One who wants to save all the stray dogs in Sochi! When he’s not on the slopes, Team USA slopestyle skier G…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Bentley

Meet Bentley, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. He’s a young Yorkshire Terrier who lives in Madison Heights, MI. He is already neutered…

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…

Dry Vs. Wet Dog Foods: Which Is The Right Choice? Part 1

As pet parents, it’s important to get all the information we can about we should be feeding our dogs. After looking at all the dog food available on the mark…

7 Natural Essential Oils For Dogs

Looking for natural treatments? ! It's not new-age nonsense or aromatherapy - essential oils for dogs offer a variety of health benefits when used properly.

Enter Your Biker Dog In The Tails & Tailpipes Biketoberfest Phot

Does your dog like to ride on a hog? If so, your motorcycle-lovin’ pooch could win you a three-night stay in Daytona Beach. Biketoberfest® Daytona…

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: Crazy Cat Complication

We’ve all heard of the “Crazy Cat Lady” – but what happens when it’s about to become the “Crazy Cat Couple?” The Ha…

Snoring Dog Sounds Like Daffy Duck

We love this sleepy fellow - he's oblivious to his amused owner who has captured his adorable snore on video. He sounds just like Daffy Duck!

Barking Bad Breath Dog Biscuit Recipe

If you're sick of being woken up in the morning with the foul stench of dog breath right, you'll want to try our Barking Bad Breath Dog Biscuit Recipe.

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.

The World’s Most Interesting Man Joins The Fight To End Dog Cancer [

He doesn’t always take on causes, but when he does, it’s for the health of dogs. Jonathan Goldsmith, best known as Heineken’s Dos Equis &ld…

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…

My Dog Has Diarrhea – How Do I Treat It?

The Poop On What I Do When My Dog Has Diarrhea. Because of Oscar's sensitive tummy, I've picked up a few tips that have helped when he gets the runs.

What is Hypothyroidism in Dogs?

Let's talk facts. In this article you will learn the basics about what hypothyroidism in dogs is, how it affects dogs, and what can be done to treat it.

The Urge To Accessorize Our Dogs

Playing dress-up with our dogs – have we gone too far? We love to dress up our dogs. It could be as simple as a snazzy collar or a cute bow. It could b…

Black Dog Syndrome: Can People Be Color Blind When It Comes To Dogs?

Don't be hard on yourself if you've never heard of Black Dog Syndrome - not many people talk about it. It's not a dog problem... it's how people look at dogs

Tag, You’re It! Play-tag Is The Smart ID System For Wanderlust Dogs

The Play-tag is an invisible leash, emergency LED, and vital information storage device all-in-one wearable ID system. It’s no secret that our pets are…

Barking Bacon and Apple Dog Treat Recipe

I love bacon. And you know who else loves bacon? Oscar! And chances are, your dog is a big fan, too. Our Barking Bacon and Apple Dog Treat Recipe not only ga…

Chinese Property Developer Buys Puppy For $2 Million

For most of us, bringing home a new dog entails a visit to our local shelter. But for one man, with obviously too much money to burn, it means dropping a coo…

FDA Sends Warning Letter To Purina, Citing Significant Violations At F

Nestle Purina starts 2015 off on the wrong foot – with a warning letter from the FDA What a way to start off the year! Nestle Purina PetCare recently l…

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…

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!

Product Review: Solvit Waterproof Sta-Put SUV Cargo Liner & Bench

Snow, slush and rain happen – is the interior of your vehicle protected from the mess of your damp doggy? Kevin Roberts is sick of his four-wheel disas…

What Are The Benefits Of Coconut Oil For Dogs?

What are the benefits of coconut oil for dogs? Not only does it help with digestion, it also works on joints, skin, coat and works as an antibacterial.

How To Get The Best Rate On Dog Insurance

If money is tight, but you’re after peace of mind, we’ve got a few tips on finding the best dog insurance rate Money might not be your first cons…