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…

New Study Shows How Movies Affect Dog Breeds’ Popularity

Call it the Lassie Effect: Researchers have proven that movies featuring dogs create a major surge in breed popularity. Lassie. The Shaggy Dog. 101 Dalmatia…

Bright Idea Chuckit LIGHTPLAY Contest

Hey, here’s a bright idea – you should enter this contest to win cool glow-in-the-dark toys! You saw all the wonderful things Kevin Roberts had t…

Well Balanced Pet Mineral Analysis Test Kit Review

I find out if Oscar is getting the vitamins and minerals he needs to live a long, healthy life As a concerned pet parent, I want the best for Oscar, especial…

Amazing Rescue Dog Can Sniff Out Cancer In Humans

The nose knows! Frankie’s strong sniffer can detect cancer, making him a doctor’s best friend. We all know how our dogs are immediately on hand n…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Blue

Are you feeling down? Because Blue, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com, will turn that frown upside down! Blue is a 2-year-old male Pitb…

A Jet Setters Guide To Dog Travel Insurance

Whether you're a jet setter or a road-trip warrior, if you're bringing Fido along for the ride, you need to look into Dog Travel Insurance.

Hang 10 With Your Pup At Surf City Surf Dog Competition

Hot dogs will want to head to California for the 6th annual Unleashed by Petco Surf City Surf Dog Competition What could possibly be more fun than to watch d…

Spanish Town Mails Dog Poop To Owners That Leave It Behind

If you don’t scoop the poop in this town, you’re in for a smelly special delivery Aren’t you sick of seeing dog poop that’s been left…

How To Stop Stinky Dog Farts

Urgh! What's that smell? We've been blaming rotten smells on the dog for many years, but what can you do if you've got a legitimate problem with dog farts?

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.

My Favorite Pet Friendly Cities in America

Oh, what we would give to travel the country with our dogs! But if we can’t do it, at least we can live vicariously though Lauren Bassart, who shares h…

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…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Leroy

What a smile – would it be great to have that gorgeous grin greeting you every day? You’re in luck, because Leroy, the owner of this happy smile,…

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).

Top 10 Sneeze-Free Hypoallergenic Dogs

ACHOO! Bless these sniffle-saving hypoallergenic dogs. You love dogs, but hate the allergies that can come along this one. Your doggy dreams are dashed! Bu…

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.

What To Do When Making A Dog Insurance Claim

You may have been happily paying your dog insurance premiums for years. However, the confusion comes for many people when they need to make a claim.

How To Choose the Best Dog Food For Your Dog

5 Steps on How to Pick the Best Dog Food Picking the best dog food for your pup is no easy choice. There are so many different brands out there. How do you…

Facebook Doggie Photos Go Viral For Teen With Cancer

Adorable dog pics for a great cause – this Facebook page gives us all kind of warm and fuzzies! We all know there is enough bad news to go around, and…

Pawsome Neato Spring Cleaning Contest

Say goodbye to winter, furballs and dust… and hello to the Neato XV Signature Pro! The end is near… the end of winter, that is. The snow is mel…

5 Tip-Top Health Tips For Senior Dogs

Older dogs come with their own set of unique issues that require preventive measures to ensure your dog continues to enjoy a happy life. He’s not the y…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Rover

We’d like to introduce you to Rover, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Rover is an adult male that lives in Naperville, IL and is a Lab…

Helping A Child Cope With A Loss Of A Pet

Losing a pet is hard on the whole family, no matter the circumstances. Children are often especially burdened by the loss of a pet as death is hard for them…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Alex

Say “Cheese!” Meet Alex, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Alex is a 5-year-old male Bullmastiff from Saltdal, Norway. Her…

What Do You Know About Whipworms In Dogs?

As one of the most common - and treatable - parasites that your pooch can pick up, here's what you need to know about whipworms in dogs.

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.

5 Fragrant Treatments For Dog Flatulence

Everyone blames toots on the dog, but sometimes you do come across an exceptionally windy pooch. Here's how to treat stinky dog flatulence problems.

Adams Flea & Tick Spot On Knocks Pests Out With Spot-On Precision

We're going to take a look at Adams Flea & Tick Spot On, which provides flea and tick protection for dogs for 30 days, as well as protection from flea re-infestation.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Oscar

It’s a Pug Life for Oscar, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Oscar is an adult Pug from Omaha, NE. He is already neutered, housetrained, purebred, up to d…

Man Buys Toy Poodles But Gets Ferrets on Steroids Instead

Think you know the difference between a poodle and a ferret? For one Argentinian man, it turned out that the toy poodles he thought he was buying were in fac…

Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Dog Treat Recipe

Share your love of apples with your dog. The Apple Cinnamon Dog Treat Recipe combines apples and a touch of cinnamon to give it the flavor of the season.

Banana Coconut Dog Treat Recipe

It's not just coconut oil that's good for dogs - coconut meat packs a healthy punch, too! Did you know that shredded coconut is a great source of fiber?

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…

Kurgo Skybox Booster Seat Review

The Kurgo Skybox Booster Seat gives small dogs the best seat in the car. Not only does it keep your dog off your lap, but it keeps him securely in place.

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’…

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…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Bella

We’d like you to meet Bella, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. She’s an adult English Setter mix that lives in Portland, ME. Bell…

Just As Gross As Is Sounds: The Low-Down On Roundworms In Dogs

We've got the poop-scoop on roundworms in dogs - and it ain't a pretty sight! Found in animal feces, it can be passed along from dog to human.

Making The Switch To A Raw Food Diet For Dogs?

We've been intrigued with all the talk about the raw food diet for dogs. We wanted to get a first-hand account of a pet parent who feeds their dog this diet

What To Look For In A Doggie Daycare

Only dog people can relate to how important it is to find the right doggie daycare for your fur baby. There is homework when finding doggie daycare.

Dream Job Contest: Slovenian Castle Is Looking For Dog (And Owner) Car

The winner of this contest will be living large with their dog in a real Slovenian Castle… with a salary to match the lifestyle Is your dog looking fo…

On The Road Again: Road Tripping With Your Dog

To say that Kevin Roberts has taken the road less traveled is an understatement. He’s a really outdoors kind of guy, and he brings his dogs along for t…

Teen’s Inspiring Mission Will Melt Your Heart And Brighten Your Wall

Annie Blumenfeld and her rescue dog, Teddy, have a calling: to raise money and awareness for other rescue pups in need What were you doing when you were 16?…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Muesli

Meet Muesli, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Muesli is residing in McKinney, TX and can’t wait to to find his forever home. This pure…

Just Pet Me! Why Your Dog Wishes You Would Stop Talking And Start Pett

Scientists have discovered something many dog lovers may already know, at least intuitively: our canine companions prefer petting over vocal praise. Two rese…

The Quest For Dog: One Writer’s Search For The Perfect Dog Begins

Bringing a dog into your home shouldn’t be a spur-of-the-moment decision. It takes research, dedication and lots of planning to make sure you and your…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Sheba

Say “Hello” to Sheba, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Sheba is an adult female German Shepherd from Montgomery, Alabama. She’s already spaye…

7 Spooktacular Halloween Safety Tips For Dogs

We love Halloween at PetGuide.com. But we're also aware that for some dogs, it's not fun. That's why we put together these Halloween safety tips for dogs.

The Dog Scout’s Guide To Dog First Aid Kits

Always be prepared! Having Dog First Aid Kits stashed where you need them most will ensure you can treat your dog for injuries if he ever gets hurt.

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…

6 Jolly Ways Exercise Will Help You Survive The Holi-Dogs

Merry Skijormas! Kevin Roberts serves up a few bright tips on how to make the most of the holidays – especially when active dogs are part of your festi…

Product Review: 8-Way Lead by Bold Lead Design

Will this leash lead me to the door or back to the store? Being a dog trainer, I’m constantly on the prowl for the perfect leash. I’m tired of th…

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…

Gen Y Dogma: I’m Afraid My Dog Will Ruin Christmas

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, Matilda will deee-stroy thee! A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how we were planning to celebrate Matilda’s firs…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Sweet Pea

What a sweetheart! Meet Sweet Pea, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This young lady is a Boxer mix from Phoenix, AZ. Sweet Pea is already spayed, housetrained,…

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:

TailsUp! App Helps Kids Get To The Bottom Of Animal Awareness

No “If’s, And’s or Butt’s” about it, your kids are gonna love this app! Not since “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” has…

4 Alternatives to Dog Boarding

Going away and don't want to board your dog? We've come up with a few alternatives to dog boarding that will help give you peace of mind while you're away.

What To Do If Your Dog Gets Sick While Traveling

Be prepared for the unexpected when your away from home For many pet owners, their dogs are their best friends and also their preferred travel companions. No…