Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Daisy

Things look better upside down – just as the winner of our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. This is Daisy, a 2-year-old Siberian Hu…

The Jolly Jet-Setter’s Holiday Guide For Boarding Your Dog

Indispensable tips to ensure your pooch is happy and safe while you’re away for holidays The holidays are upon us, and not everyone will be spending th…

What Are Designer Dogs?

So what are designer dogs and what makes them so desirable? Also known as hybrid dog breeds, these dogs are bred intentionally for certain desirable traits.

Mix And Mingle With Canadian Stars To Help Build A Humane Canada

If you live in Toronto and are looking for something to do tomorrow night, you should make plans to go to A Humane Canada, an exclusive event that supports t…

Let It Snow: Getting Ready To Make The Most Of Winter With Your Dog

When I wrote an article on Urban Mushing, I was contacted by Kev Roberts, a skijoring, kicksledding, and dog-scootering aficionado who lives in Winnipeg, Man…

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…

True Love Valentine’s Day Photo Contest

PHOTO SUBMISSION IS OVER – VOTING BEGINS! We want to share the love of the most affectionate day of the year. That’s why we want you to enter ou…

Celebrity Lineup Announced For 2014 American Humane Association Hero D

The stars will be coming out for the 2014 American Hero Dog on September 27 at a red carpet event in Beverly Hills The fourth annual American Humane Associat…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Chief

Don’t blink or you may miss Chief, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! Living in Cottonwood, Arizona, Chief is an adult male Greyhound who has retired from…

I Ruff You – Why Exercise Is A Gift Of Love To Your Dog

Show your dog that you love him by getting off the couch and giving him a great workout! Can you smell it? Love is in the air, especially so close to the mos…

Gotta-Have-‘Em Dog Essentials From Global Pet Expo

Our picks for the next big thing in dog lifestyle products Wrapping up our coverage on all the cool things we saw at Global Pet Expo, we saved some really co…

Do I Have A Fat Dog? How To Tell If Your Dog Is Overweight

Does my butt look big in this collar? Here are a few tips to deal with a fat dog. Dogs are known for being voracious eaters – no matter how well you fe…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Maude

Meet Maude, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Maude is an adult female English Bulldog from Decatur, Illinois. She’s already spayed, housetrained, purebre…

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,…

How To Start Running With Your Dog

Pound the pavement with encouragement from a furry jogging partner - running with your dog is a wonderful way to keep the both of you in good health.

How To Stop A Dog From Barking

There's no way to teach a dog to stop barking, but there are way to curb this habit. We've got some tips that will teach you how to stop a dog from barking.

5 Essential Dog-Friendly Thanksgiving Travel Tips

We've got the recipe for safe and stress-free travel with your dog this Thanksgiving. You need to plan in advance - you'll be thankful that you did!

Cool Summer Ideas For Panting Pooches

Hot dogs know how to keep it cool this summer We couldn’t be more excited that summer is finally here – especially after that brutal winter that…

Squeaky Shoes At Dog Park A Huge Hit [Video]

This is one video I could watch over and over again, and it would still be just as funny. The guys from JStuStudios wanted to see what would happen if they a…

Transport To Freedom: Elvis’ Journey From A U.S. High-Kill Shelter T

Kevin Roberts isn’t just an outdoors enthusiast – he’s also passionate about rescuing and fostering dogs. In this article, he tells us abou…

Lending A Helping Paw: What’s Involved In Therapy Dog Training

Does your pooch have the right stuff to make a difference and help people who need a furry friend the most? Then you should consider therapy dog training.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Etienne

There’s a lot of love in this little fella! Meet Etienne, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He’s an adult Chihuahua from San Francisco, CA. Etienne…

Bravo Issues Voluntary Recall of Pet Food

Bravo has issued a nationwide recall of pet food for dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria m…

Gen Y Dogma: Top 5 Christmas Etsy Picks For The Urban Pet

She’s made a list and has checked it twice – here’s what Christina is getting her mostly nice (but a little naughty) pets this Christmas. I…

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…

“They Ate WHAT?” — Well, Just About Anything, According To These

Check out the “winners” of the ninth annual “They Ate WHAT?” radiography contest. The photos will have you howling! Any pet lover can…

Study: Electronic Dog Collars Could Do More Harm Than Good

Researchers in the UK have come up with some shocking findings about the effect an electronic collar could have on your dog’s behavior. Sometimes trai…

Understanding Your Dog’s Special Grooming Needs

Keep it clean – how to stay on top of your dog’s grooming needs While the majority of dogs will stay clean and healthy with a straightforward gro…

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’…

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…

6 Handy Tips When Renovating With Dogs In The House

Kevin Roberts just finished renovating his house, and as a dog dad, that means that extra precautions had to be taken to keep his pooches safe. Here are a fe…

What To Watch Out For With Dog Insurance

A safe bet or risky gamble? Here’s what to consider before making a decision about dog insurance. While it would be nice to imagine that dog insurance…

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.

What’s The Point Of Dog Acupuncture?

In this article you will learn the basics about what dog acupuncture looks like and how this alternative and ancient treatment might help your pooch.

Healthy Hound Grain-Free Dog Treat Recipe

We love our dogs and we want the best of everything for them. This heart-felt sentiment is the inspiration behind the Healthy Hound Grain-Free Dog Treat Reci…

6 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Adopt A Dog

When you adopt a dog, your life is going to change. That's why we put together the list of 6 ways your life will change when you adopt a dog.

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…

How To Introduce Your Dog To A New Baby

Make the first meeting a joyous occasion – a few tips on how to introduce your dog to a new baby Who is the new, hairless puppy? Why does it smell so s…

Honor Pets That Have Passed Sunday During National Pet Memorial Day

National Pet Memorial Day is a day for pet parents to celebrate the lives of pets that have passed on. In 2013, it falls on Sunday, September 8.

Required Reading For Pet Parents: If I Should Die Before My Dog

Is your dog in your will? If I Should Die Before My Dog helps pet parents plan for their dog’s future in their will. As pet parents, we know that there…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Lightning

Meet Lightning, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Lightning is a 3-year-old Poodle mix from Cheektowaga, NY. He’s already neutered, goo…

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…

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…

What You Need To Know About Hookworms In Dogs

They may be small, but hookworms in dogs can lead to big health problems. As pet parents, we love to indulge our furry best friends with the best – fro…

Upside Down Dog of the Week – Spliffy

What are you lookin’ at? It must be Spliffy, our Upside Down Dog of the Week, courtesy of Upsidedowndogs.com. Spliffy is a 3.5-year-old female American…

Thrifty Tips On How To Save Money In Your Dog-Friendly Household

Dog owners know that raising a dog can be expensive. But there are many ways that you can cut costs without sacrificing your dog's health or happiness.

What To Look For In A Quality Dog Boarding Facility

We’ve put together a list of things to be mindful of when you’re looking into dog boarding accommodations One of the hardest things about going a…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Carlton

With a look like that, you can’t help but wonder what Carlton, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is thinking about. Whatever it is, we don’t care &n…

Bow Wow! Beef Dog Stew Recipe

You gotta love a beef stew that has everything that’s good for your dog built in. There’s meat for protein, vegetables for vitamins, and gravy fo…

Upside Down Dog of the Week – Razi

Meet Razi, this week’s Upside Down Dog from Upsidedowndogs.com. He is a 21-month-old Anatolian Shepherd from Boulder, Colorado. His owner James says: &…

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…

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…

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!

PetGuide Sponsors A Fur-Raising Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year. And to celebrate, we’re sponsoring a Fur-Raising Halloween Costume Contest on eight of our dog foru…

New York’s Potential Dog Poop Problem Will Scare The Crap Out Of You

One blogger figures out what would happen if all New Yorkers decided not to Poop and Scoop Ahhhhh, the quiet calm and relaxation of a winter wonderland &ndas…

Broken, Schmoken! This Plucky Pooch Makes Lemonade Out of Lemons [Vide

She may be little, but boy is she mighty! This itsy-bitsy puppy took a nasty spill, but do you think she let that stop her? Fat chance! Got a serious case of…

Choosing The Right Boarding Kennel For You And Your Dog

Need-to-know tips. Parting is such sweet sorrow - so it makes a world of difference when you pick a boarding kennel that takes care of your dog properly.

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.

Top 10 Ugly Christmas Sweaters For Dogs

Are you looking to humiliate your dog by including them in this weirdly tacky tradition? Here's our Top 10 adorably ugly Christmas sweaters for dogs.

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.