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…

Dos And Don’ts For Boarding Your Dog [Video]

Before you board your dog, make sure you’ve done your homework – and we’ve made it easy for you with this list of helpful dos and don&rsquo…

How Do You Know If Dog Daycare Is Safe?

Are you a little hesitant to leave your pup at doggy daycare? Read these tips before dropping your dog off for the day. It’s natural to be worried abou…


Playful and affectionate, the Kooikerhondje is safe and reliable with children. His love for the water and playing makes him a great companion for kids.

Outdoor And Indoor Plants: Poisonous Plants For Dogs

How does your garden grow? Does it contain poisonous plants for dogs? Some of the most commonly kept houseplants are incredibly toxic to dogs.

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…

The Superdog Guide To Flyball

If your dog loves to fetch and run, and you are looking for a fun and challenging activity to engage him in, consider training your super pooch for flyball.


The Plott is a brave and courageous hunter as well as a loyal family companion. He is a high-energy dog and needs an active family to keep him happy.

Pulling For Urban Mushing – Is It The Right Activity For Your Dog?

If you want to give your dog an exceptional workout, you should try your hand at Urban Mushing. This sport is perfect for dogs with a high energy drive.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Tommy

This week’s adoptable dog from Adoptapet.com is Tommy, a male American Pit Bull Terrier Mix from Reisterstown, MD. This pup is 5 months old, neutered,…

KoolDog Indoor Dog House Perfect For Condo Living

Designed to blend into you home dcor, the KoolDog aint your backyard, DIY indoor dog house. A comfortable indoor dog house for your pet that's stylish.

Irish Water Spaniel

The Irish Water Spaniel is fun-loving and mischievous. He is a formidable hunter, pointer, swimmer and retriever as well as an awesome family companion.

What’s The Deal With Designer Dog Breeds?

What is the draw of designer dog breeds and what are some of the most popular examples? Things you should know before bringing a designer dog home.

6 Tips To Improve Your Dog’s Physical Fitness

Get moving with your pooch with these tips on fun and free physical activitiesRegular exercise is incredibly important for your own health and fitness, but it is also necessary for your pet. The more active your pet is, the healthier he is going to be. You don’t necessarily need to take your dog on a 5-mile run every day, but there are some simple ways you can improve your pet’s physical fitness – and your own! In this article you will receive 6 helpful tips to get your pet to be more active and to improve his health.

Gee, This Dog Sure Is Nosey! [Video]

They say two heads are better than one, but what two… noses? Staff at an animal shelter in Tulare County, California, were in for the shock of their l…

Scents Of Security Comfort Toy Is A Security Blanket For Your Dog

The Scents of Security comforting dog toy gives your pooch a way to always be close to you. Ideal for create training puppies, separation anxiety.

The Quest For Dog: 6 Steps For Prepping Your House For A Puppy

Amanda Schlee doesn’t have a dog… yet. But she’s in full doggy mode and is doing all her research before she and her husband decide on the…

Chow Chow

The Chow Chow makes for a good domestic dog with a laid-back personality. What makes the Chow Chow such an interesting and unique breed?

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.


Gentle, sensitive, and affectionate, Vizslas are a wonderful breed for a family. Silky and muscular, the average-sized Vizsla is a rare breed.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Moose

Meet Moose, the winner of Upsidedowndog.com’s Upside Down Dog of the Week. He is a 1-year-old Chocolate Labrador Retriever from Quebec, Canada. His own…

Take A Close Look – Study Shows That Dogs Look Like Their Owners

Scientists have finally uncovered just what it is that makes dogs look like their owners. Turns out, it’s all in the eyes. Sadahiko Nakajima, a psychol…

“For The Love Of Dog” Dogumentary Showcases Pampered Pooch Phenome

TV series challenges our perceptions of how we relate to dogs When you talk about all the things you do for fur baby to other people (usually those who don&r…

Chinese Crested

The Chinese Crested dog is considered one of the best companion breeds for lots of reasons - its appearance, general demeanor and ability to perform tricks.

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.

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.

Food Trucks Are Going To The Dogs

Forget the local chip truck - the Food Truck craze has been taken to the next level. Don't be surprised to see dog food truck on your city streets soon.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Amstel

Please say hello to Amstel, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Amstel is a Shiba Inu Mix from New York City, NY. He is already neutered, house…

Welsh Springer Spaniel

The Welsh Springer Spaniel is an athlete that can be happy flushing birds in the fields or playing Frisbee in the yard. This dog will keep you active.

Hooray for Happy Endings! Meet Skier Gus Kenworthy’s Sochi Street Pu

7 months after the Olympic Winter Games, the puppies that American silver medal skier Gus Kenworthy rescued from the streets of Sochi are thriving. You might…

Disney’s Magic Kingdom Opens Its Gates To Dogs

Special event brings costumed canines to the Most Magical Place on Earth Disney is known for its popular dog movies: Lady and the Tramp, 101 Dalmatians, Bolt…

Gen Y Dogma: Puppy Vs. Baby Edition

Is getting a puppy a logical first step toward having kids? Not necessarily. Christina Peden talks about the ways puppies and babies are similar and differen…

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…

RELIQ Mineral Shampoo For Dogs Review

Rub-a-dub – Look’s who’s back in the tub to test out RELIQ Mineral Shampoo For Dogs Who doesn’t like a day at the spa? Well, Oscar fo…

Tibetan Spaniel

He may be small, but don't be fooled - the alert Tibetan Spaniel will stand on guard and let you know if a stranger is getting too close to your home.


With the attitude of a giant breed dog, the Shorkie has no clue that he is a small guy. Playful and energetic, the Shorkie is great with kids and adults.

Disaster Strikes! Do You Have An Emergency Plan For Your Dog?

There’s something to the motto “Always be prepared” – especially when it comes to what to do with your dog during an emergency situat…

What Pet Parents Need To Know About Reverse Sneezing In Dogs

Before you freak out, you should know that reverse sneezing is fairly common in dogs, and that flat-face breeds are more prone than others.

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…

Norwich Terrier

Active, friendly, affectionate, amusing, and ready for an adventure, the Norwich Terrier is a small breed that's also full of willfulness and intelligence.

Silky Terrier

The Silky Terrier is an energetic, entertaining and confident companion dog. Dependable and loyal, you'll find it to be a wonderful watchdog, and friend.

Doberman Pinscher

In the U.S., these dogs can simply be known as Dobermans, but the Doberman and the Doberman Pinscher are just two names for the same breed.

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…

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…

Barking News: Your Dog is Smarter Than You Think

Researchers in Hungary have discovered that your dog’s barking isn’t all just canine commotion: they use different barks to communicate with thei…

The Pet Loo – An Indoor Potty for Dogs

Suitable for use indoors and outdoors (to keep on your patio or balcony if you live in a condo), The Pet Loo is basically your backyard in a box.

Your Jealous Dog: Study Shows Jealousy In Dogs Is Real

Does it surprise you that Fido may have a jealous side? Researchers find that pooches can turn into a green-eyed monster, too. Ever met a dog at a park or a…

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…

Popware For Pets Has The Scoop On Portion Control When It Comes To Fee

Popware has a way to control potions when feeding dogs, and it's pretty simple and convenient (in a forehead-slapping, why-didn't-we-think-of-it way).

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Nikita

Good things come in furry packages, just like Nikita, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Nikita is a female adult Alaskan Malamute from Boise,…

Australian Kelpie

The Australian Kelpie is a highly intelligent breed of herding dog that likes to work hard. It is friendly and playful, always eager to please its owner.

Dogs Get A Kick Out Of Kicksledding

Uur resident expert on all sports that include dog pulling wants to introduce you to another cold weather activity you can do with your dogs - kicksledding.

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.

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…

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…

The Bear & The Rat Serve Up Cool Treats For Hot Dogs

Free of wheat, corn and gluten, this summer, your dog will want to wrap his paws and his tongue around The Bear & The Rat Cool Treats For Dogs.

The Pros of Bringing Home a Rescue Dog

We’re Pro Adoption – so here are a few pros for why you should adopt a dog Although bringing home a dog from a shelter is becoming more and more…

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…

Bestselling Author Offers Giveaway In Support Of The Beagle Freedom Pr

For a limited time, author and cancer-survivor Teresa Rhyne gives you something extra special when you order her new book In 2012 author Teresa Rhyne gave th…

Adoptable Dog of the Month – Bessi

We’d like to introduce you to Bessi, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This lovely lady is a young Pitbull Terrier and Beagle mix from…