What happens when a groomer turns your dog's do into a rainbow don't? Before you get snippy, ask the Hairy Dogfathers what they would do in this situation.
It takes a village to raise a dog. But how do you reel in unruly behavior when you're lending a helping hand by walking family member's pooch?
Dogs that eat poop (also known as coprophagia) may be trying to tell you something. Let's go over a few ways you can break your dog from this icky habit.
When a dog goes missing, it can be tough for everyone... but children may feel it the most. Here's what to do and say to your child in case of a lost dog.
Accidents happen to the best of us. If your pooch has one on your carpet, here's how you can that urine spot out.
Walking your dog in an urban metropolis isn't for the faint of heart. Before leaving your big-city high-rise, check everything off this 12-step checklist.
When you call for an Uber, do you need to bring your dog or cat along with you? Be a polite rider - follow etiquette when using rideshares.
Woo hoo! The warmer weather is upon us – but as the snow melts, it soon reveals smelly surprises (we mean dog poop). When it starts to stink, the Hairy…
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.
Winter serves up its own set of safety concerns when it comes to our dogs. By being proactive, you can ensure your dog as a warm and toasty winter.
No one ever wants to see a dog hit by a car, but you do want to be prepared so you can help. If you want to be more than a bystander, here's what to do.
Before the weather outside turns frightful, make sure you and your dog are ready for winter Brrrrrr! It’s already starting to get cold outside. In no t…
You fall in love with every dog you see. But when it comes to ownership, an important question to ask is "What's the best dog for me?"
We want to take advantage of the nice weather. If you're heading to a restaurant or bar patio with your dog, keep these tips in mind while dining al fresco.
Two dogs are better than one – Let’s look at the pros of a multi dog household The more, the merrier – that’s the motto of many famil…
To a dog, a crate is a home within a home. It's a safe den to chill in, or to recuperate - here's how to crate train your dog.
Tips and tricks to keep Fido happy and healthy when he’s having a sleepover with friends Being a pet sitter, my furry clients are a second family to me…
There’s some serious drama going down at the dog park! What do the Hairy Dogfathers have to say about it? Dear Hairy Dogfathers, Talk about dog park DR…
Did you know that the holidays are a time for puppy scams? In fact, according to a report from Veterinarians.org, California is the state with the most repor…
What do you do when your dog poops in the woods? Leave no poo behind - you've still got to abide by the practice of pooping and scooping!
What do you do if your dog refuses to eat his food? The Hairy Dogfathers have a few suggestions that will have him licking the bottom of his empty bowl! Dear…
You could say that Kevin Roberts lives in a zoo. And because a variety of pets call his house a home, he's had to face the challenge of keeping the peace.
A couple is taking the plunge and moving in together. But what do you do when you both have pets and your new apartment only allows room for one?
A shelter dog advocate is up in arms when a family member "rescues" a dog from a breeder. The Hairy Dogfathers have some ideas on keeping the peace.
Today is National Pet Travel Safety Day, and a good time to review the things we can do to keep our pets the safest any time we travel with them!
Lots of things go bump in the night - but you don't want it to be you or your dogs! Longer nights mean lighting up the trails with the proper headlamps.
A shoulder injury caused by a pack of pulling dogs has one reader feeling guilty about one-on-one walks. The Hairy Dogfathers know how to handle this issue.
Your daughter's big day has arrived... but she's not the one in white, her dog is! A grandmother asks the Hairy Dogfathers for advice about the big day.
We had the opportunity to talk with Amy Burkert from Gopetfriendly.com, who shared with some fabulous reasons RVing with your pet is the thing to do!
We've seen a growing crop of scammy organizations offering "Service Dog Certification." If you have legitimate need for a service dog, do it the right way.
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…
Someone's gotta be the bad guy - but this harried mom has a point. Here's what the Hairy Dogfathers have to say about setting boundaries for dad and kids.
When adopting a dog, is there such a thing as TMI when it comes to shelters asking questions? Good thing the Hairy Dogfathers are here with their thoughts.
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…
What do you do when your dog mistakes your laptop for a chew toy? Here's what you need to do to protect digital information from doggy-related mishaps.
An expectant couple’s first human baby is on the way… but will the two adopted furbabies treat their new brother or sister like family? Here&rsq…
Is it a good idea to get a dog while you're at college? Before you decide, be sure to go over all the pro and cons to keeping a pooch while in school.
When your dog starts scratching from fleas, do you scratch your head about what you need do? Don't worry - we know how to get rid of fleas on dogs!
Does your dog like to get into hairy situations? Does he have a bad habit he just won’t give up? Does she not play well with others? That problem isn&r…
The Hairy Dogfathers are all about starting the New Year off on the right paw. Here are a few resolutions that are easy to keep and involve your dog.
Don’t you hate back seat drivers? How about front seat drivers… ones that have four paws and sit on their owner’s lap while behind the whe…
Congrats on the new human addition! How is your dog taking to the changes? Here are some things to do to get your dog ready before baby comes home.
One of nature's most awe-inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse - takes place August 21, 2017. You have your glasses, but does your dog need a pair?
Just because you can register your pooch as a therapy dog, does it mean that you should? A few thoughts on if a dog should be registered for convenience.
You've decorated the Christmas Tree and it looks fabulous... that is, until your dog spots it! Make sure your tree survives the holidays with these tips.