Squirrel Hides Nut In Dog’s Fur [Video]

Now here’s a place where none of the other squirrels would ever look for your winter store of nuts – in a dog’s fur! And that’s just…

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…

Camera-Shy Dogs Get The Puparazzi Treatment With BarkCam App

You love taking pictures of your pooch. Now, how can you make that more fun? With the BarkCam app for iPhone! You'll be addicted to posting hilarious pics!

7 Common Veterinary Treatments For Dog Allergies

Sneezing, itching, licking, runny eyes - dog allergies can present in many ways and come from different sources. Here's how you can give your dog relief.

Expert Advice: Supplements and Diet For Senior Dogs

Older dogs have specialized dietary needs. Sabine Contreras, Canine Care and Nutrition Consultant, knows just what to serve up to your senior dog to ensure h…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Bruiser

Let’s get down and dirty with Bruiser, this week’s Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. A 9-year-old male Catahoula Leopard Dog f…

What Your Dog Insurance Plan Covers… And What’s Left Out

While youre shopping around for a dog insurance plan, you need to know what any particular package actually covers. Plans vary from company to company.

Product Review: Tall Tails Cape Pocket Towel

Splish, splash! Oscar takes a bath and dries off with the Tall Tails Cape Pocket Towel It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s just Oscar after…

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.

Lucky’s MMMMeaty Homemade Dog Stew Recipe

We welcome recipe submissions from our readers and are pleased to share this dog stew recipe from Sherry Faubus: Luckys MMMMeaty Homemade Dog Stew Recipe

Survey Finds Young Adults Would Rather Buy Than Adopt A Dog

Even with all the PSAs circulating that tout adoption as the most humane way to bring a dog into a household, it turns out that young adults would rather buy…

How To Groom A Dog

Here are the basics you'll need to know on how to groom a dog. Feel free to print it out and keep it on the fridge for quick reference.

Heart And Soul: The Joy Of Adopting A Dog

Author Amy Newmark shares personal experiences about how adoptable dogs enrich our souls immeasurably Marya Morin went right to the local shelter to get her…

Three-In-One Stride Dispenser Makes Every Step Of Your Dog Walk Count

stride makes dog poop disposal stylish, sanitary and strong At this year’s SuperZoo, we were introduced to hundreds of cool products for dogs. One that…

The Emily Post Guide To Proper Dog Park Etiquette

Even dogs need to learn manners! We serve up dog park etiquette that all refined pooches should bone up on. Emily Post is quoted as saying: “Whenever t…

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.

Go Bananas and Honey Dog Biscuit Recipe

We like how our Go Bananas and Honey Dog Biscuit Recipe only features a few key ingredients, because sometimes less really is more. Super easy to make!

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…

Product Review: Paws Jawz

My battle with getting Pawz rubber boots on Oscar comes to an end, thanks to Paws Jawz It’s 6am. Monday morning, first week of January. It’s Cana…

FreeKibble.com’s 3rd Annual March Kibble Madness Starts Tomorrow

March Madness starts tomorrow, and FreeKibble.com will have you cheering for an animal mascot. Get ready for the 3rd Annual March Kibble Madness!

Hot Dog – We Have A Wiener!

What a contest! We are so overwhelmed with the response from our Dog Days of Summer contest – we received almost 200 entries, which made picking just o…

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.

Terminal K-9 Cop Receives Fitting Farewell From Fellow Officers

When Kaiser, a 2-year-old German Shepherd who has served as a member the Plymouth (MA) Police Department's K-9 unit, was diagnosed with kidney disease, there was nothing that could be done for him.

Product Review: Chuckit LIGHTPLAY Line [Video]

Now that the days are shorter, there’s less light. That means when you get home from work, it’s hard to get outside to play fetch. But Kevin Robe…

Flea And Tick Control: Fact Or Myth?

True or false? When it comes to flea and tick information, lucky guesses just won't cut it. Get the facts on how to control these pests.

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!

Brushing Your Dog: A Guide for All Coat Types

Give your dog the brush off… with the right kind of brushing for his coat type Brushing your dog might seem fairly straight forward, but there’s…

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…

Product Review: Nina Ottosson Dog Magic Puzzle

Puzzled about purchasing this Nina Ottosson canine brain-teasing toy? Let me help “solve” your dilemma. We can exercise our dogs all day long, bu…

Dog Travel Essentials: What to Pack for Your Dog

Make a list and check it twice – here’s what you’ll need to pack when you bring your dog along with you on your vacation!There is nothing more exciting than…

20 Puppies Abandoned In A Field Will Get Their Happily Ever After

This could have been a sad story. Thanks to the kindness of strangers, it’s going to have 20 happy endings. Hunter Greg Zubiak thought it would be just…

Tips For Travelling With Your Dog Over The Christmas Holidays

‘Tis the season for travelling, as we gear up to hit the winter roads for some festive visiting. If you’re bringing your dog along with you on th…

Cheeseburger Dog Treat Recipe

Raise your hand if your dog looks longing up at you as you eat a hamburger or cheeseburger. Just as I expected… that’s just about everyone! I’ve come up with…

Wisdom Panel 2.0 Review

We test the all-in-one DNA kit to see if it can determine what kind of breed your dog is When you’re out with your dog, people come up to talk to you.…

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…

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…

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…

Top 10 Smartest Dog Breeds

There are hundreds of breeds to choose from - how do you make your choice? If intelligence tops your list, here's a list of the top 10 smartest dog breeds.

Gen Y Dogma – Compromising Pet Parenting Styles

Raising a dog in a two-parent household, you need to come to some agreement on what style pet parenting you’re going to employ. If you don’t work…

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…

New “Pig Perfume” Spray Stops Barking Bad Dog Behavior

No, it doesn’t smell like bacon, but “Stop That” spray may stop your dog from acting like a ham Sick and tired of your dog’s endless…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Angus

Meet Angus Maximus Derby-Giddings, this week’s Upside Down Dog from Upsidedowndogs.com. He is a 2-year-old English Bulldog from Charlestown, MA. His ow…

Benefits Of A Grain-Free Diet For Your Dog

Is a grain-free diet right for your dog? Here’s how to tell if you should go against the grain and make a switch. A grain-free diet for dogs is very mu…

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…

Winter Training Tips: Getting Started In Skijoring

Skijoring is a team sport. You and your dog work together to get around a trail, tour the back country or glide across the snow on your local golf course.

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.

DIY Dog Treat Filled Ornaments

I'm not the craftiest person out there, but I found that these DIY Dog Treat Filled Ornaments were fun and easy. The kids can get on this DIY dog craft too.

Soggy Doggy Super Shammy Review

Oscar hates baths and he hates being wet - what a diva. That's why I was happy to take the Soggy Doggy Super Shammy out for a "dry" run to see if it worked.

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.

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.

Cuteness Overload: Corgi On A Carousel [Video]

If you need a pick-me-up today, you’ve got to watch this adorable Corgi go to town on a carousel. The Corgi, named Meatball, loves it so much, he never…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Lionel

This week’s Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com is Lionel, a strapping fellow who has plenty of love to give. He’s a Boxer and Great Dan…

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…

What is Legg-Calve-Perthes In Dogs?

Legg-Calve-Perthes in dogs is a hip joint disorder that affects blood supply to the femoral head. Commonly seen in miniature, toy, and small-breed dogs.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Hylo

Meet Hylo, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This young fellow is a Terrier/Schnauzer mix and he’s already neutered, up to date with sh…

Product Review: Burt’s Bees Multicare Dental Foam and Dental Spray

Misfit the Pitbull tests out two new dog dental care products for us February is Dog Dental Health Month, and to celebrate, we wanted to test out a new produ…

Why You Should Start Puppy Crate Training Now

Puppy crate training can be the best thing for your new furry addition to the family. Over time, the crate will become your puppy's own private den.

Product Review: Petprojekt Squeeki Tiki Moai Dog Toy

This time around, Oscar turned over his dog testing duties to Watson, an adorable Cockapoo that couldn’t wait to prove his testing chops. His mom Stacy…

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…

Pros And Cons: The Collar Vs. Harness Debate

Does your dog wear a collar or a harness? We’ve leashed in points to keep in mind before making a decision. When it comes to doing what is best for you…