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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Teela

We've partnered with Adoptapet.com and we'll feature a new dog that can't wait to find its forever home. This week's dog is Teela, a senior Chihuahua Mix.

PetGuide.com Reader Appreciation Giveaway

Wow, what a year! PetGuide had a fantastic 2014 and it wouldn’t be possible if it wasn’t for your support. You guys are the best – you make…

Jumping Dog On TV Makes Pooch Hopping Mad

Hey, what’s the big idea? Coming onto my TV and jumping up like that? Do you think you can come in here and out jump me? I don’t think so! In fac…

Product Review: Wellness CORE Superfood Protein Bars

After a hard workout, you turn to a protein bar to restore your energy and fuel your body. But the ones for humans aren’t always made with the healthie…

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!

Most Likely To… Take The World’s Most Epic Yearbook Photo

Diane Wilkinson might just be the coolest principal on the face of the planet, after she and a student take ’80s-inspired yearbook photo with their pet…

All About Joint Supplements For Dogs

Do you think that your pooch is missing a little spring in his step, or he's walking stiffly? Here's what you need to know about joint supplements for dogs.

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).

Paw Myths: Safety Tips For Dog Paws

Hand’s on tips for keeping dog paws safe and healthy As humans, our hands are some of the most important tools we own – we use them to eat, to pe…

Top 10 Reasons To Put Your Dog In Doggie Daycare

It’s the “in” thing to do right now. People are putting their dogs in doggie daycare and loving it. It may seem unnecessary to some, but us dog people know t…

Kickstarter Book Exposes Truth – Puppies Are Dicks!

Get ready to have an "accident!" Hilarious book warns dog lovers to stay away from puppies, and adopt a senior dog instead.

Ancient Dogs Provide Clues About North America’s Early Inhabitants

Research digs up evidence on how the North American dog/human dynamic has changed over the centuries New research out of the University of Illinois is using…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Nikita

Get ready to fly the friendly skies with Nikita, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Nikita is a 3-year-old female Basset Hound from Los…

What Dog Breed Is Right For Me?

There are many dog breeds - with pure breeds and designer cross breeds, the options are seemingly endless. Ask yourself: "What dog breed is right for me?"

Shelter Spotlight: Adopt-A-Bull Rescue, Inc.

Adorabully cute and noble, Adopt-A-Bull Rescue helps Bulldogs in need We’re so pleased to present a new feature here on PetGuide.com – our Shelte…

What You Need To Know About Dog Insurance Policies

Is it a gamble? We've put together some valuable information about dog insurance policies so you can be fully informed before you decide whether to buy one.

Dog Insurance Dos and Don’ts

Are you confused about dog insurance? We've put together a handy list of dos and don'ts you need to know about before you sign on the dotted line.

10 Essential Tips For Camping With Your Dog

Camping is a budget-friendly activity that lets you get back to nature. And you know who really loves nature? Your dog! Camping aficionado Vanessa Chiasson,…

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…

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…

Here’s To Your Health Dog Treat Recipe

We wanted to give you a recipe thats both nutritious and delicious. And we think our Heres To Your Health Dog Treat Recipe fits the bill on both accounts.

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…

Blind Service Dog’s Smile Brightens The Lives Of Others

Born without sight, Smiley serves up a smile and hope to those who need it most. Bright and perky therapy dogs are a common sight at many nursing homes. They…

Top 10 Etsy Dog-Inspired Gift Giving Guide 2014

I don’t know about you, but I can spend many an hour perusing the eclectic items found on Etsy.com. If you’ve never experienced the joy of thi…

Different Dog Insurance Rates And Coverage Types

Looking for the right coverage for your pooch? Chances are, there’s an dog insurance type to fit your needs. If you’re looking for a lower rate o…

Top 10 Picks From The 2014 Global Pet Expo

What a rush! Everyone was at the 2014 Global Pet Expo – even Elvis (and his sidekick, Gambler). I had a great time catching up with old friends, mak…

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…

Adoptable Dog of the Day – Max

We’d like you to meet Max, our Adoptable Dog of the Day from Adoptapet.com. Max is an adult male German Shepherd from Portland, Oregon. He is already n…

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.

Work To Drool: Reasons to Have Dogs At Work

Dogs at work: the benefits of having dogs in the work place, and some great tips on how to convince your boss to let you bring your own dog to work.

Probiotics Make This Dog Ear Infection Cure All Natural

If your dog is prone to ear infections, you'll be excited to hear about Apple Blossom Naturals Ear Cure, a 100 percent natural dog ear infection cure.

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…

Man And His Dog Walk 1200 Miles For Cancer — And You Can Help

Roland Frasier and Wags are walking for a wonderful cause Losing a spouse is devastating. It’s a reality Roland Frasier knows all too well — he l…

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: Daddy’s Puppy Problem

The Hairy Dogfathers take on some baby daddy drama – with a full house of animals and another baby on the way, is now the best time to add another pupp…

Kentucky One Step Closer To Outlawing Dog Fighting

Kentucky is the last state in the U.S. to end dog fighting – but a new bill is hoping to change all that. We’re pleased to report that the state…

Pros And Cons Of Individual Condition Coverage

Considering Individual Condition Coverage for your dog? Here are the positive and negative points about this type of dog insurance policy. When you’re…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Cindy

Are you ready for some upside down cuteness, because this week’s winner has got it going on! Meet Cindy, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedow…

Celebrate “National Get a Pal for Your Pet Day” On November 19 [Vi

It’s the perfect day to consider adopting a pal for your pet PetGuide.com is dedicating the month of November to multiple pet ownership and we were thr…

If Your Dog Eats Fast, Green Interactive Feeder Forces Him to Slow Dow

If your dog eats fast and then starts begging for more food, an innovative product that can help is the Green Interactive Feeder.

Up At The Cottage Cheese Chicken And Rice Dog Food Recipe

I love that spring is finally here. That means summer is right around the corner and it’ll soon be time to head up to the cottage for a little R&R. Chi…

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!

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Ace

It’s time to get upside down! Meet Ace, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Ace is a 9-year-old male Bichon Frise from Kansas City…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Artimus

If you’re happy and you know it, you need to meet Artimus, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Artimus is a young male American Staffordshire Terrier mix fr…

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.

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.

“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…

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…

Basic Dog Tricks: Shake A Paw

The shake a paw trick is a basic trick that should be one of your dog's standards that he can pull out when guests come over and he wants to impress them.

File This Under Ideas We Love: Pet Food Bank Opens In Toronto

You know you really love your pet when you’re willing to give up your meal just so your dog has something to eat. But why choose, asked Cara Heitmann?…

What You Should Know Before Starting a Dog Boarding Business

Let’s get down to business – starting a dog boarding businessSo, you are considering starting a dog boarding business? Perhaps you’ve learned a lot over the…

Street Artist Blows Our Mind With Brilliant Metallic Dog Mural

At first glance, you’d think this was a giant metal monument of man’s best friend… and you’d be wrong. This shiny, happy puppy is…

How is Commercial Dog Food Regulated?

Ever wonder how commercial dog food is regulated? We go over what companies have to do before kibble hits the shelves. Commercial food products for people ar…

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.

Product Review: Puller Training Rings [Video]

Are the Puller Training Ring Toys a great catch or a toss-up? One of the main reasons for behavioral issues in dogs is lack of exercise, or improper exercise…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Alanna

We’d like to introduce you to Alanna, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Alanna is a young female Boxer mix from Elyria, OH. She is alre…

5 Pet Portaging Tips For Canoeing With Your Dog

Here’s something I’ve always wanted to do – go on a canoeing trip with Oscar. For outdoor adventure Kevin Roberts, it’s just another…

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.

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…

Dry Vs. Wet Dog Foods: Which Is The Right Choice? Part 3

In Part 3 of her series on Dry vs. Wet dog food, Sabine Contreras, Canine Care and Nutrition Consultant, goes over a few popular myths of feeding wet food, a…