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Shelly lives in Iowa with her husband and Australian Shepherd named Tex. She's been an animal lover since she was a child. Currently, she enjoys reading and writing about dogs, and spending time with her family and getting involved in all things pets.

Dog Scared of Cat? Here’s What You Can Do

It’s no secret that dogs and cats often do not get along. You’ve probably heard the expression “getting along like cats and dogs” for...

Dog Scared of Fireworks? 7 Things You Can Do to Help

Dogs are often afraid of loud noises like thunder or fireworks. These sounds are often a source of great distress, fear, and anxiety for...

9 Best Dog Breeds for Hot Weather

With summer nearly here, you may be looking forward to some fun activities in hot weather. Some dogs, however, may not be as excited...

20 Dog Breeds That Don’t Do Well in Hot Weather

If you are thinking about adopting a dog and you live in an area where it’s often hot, especially near summer months, you should...

Audible for Dogs Service Review

Many of us find it hard when we have to leave our canine companions alone at home because we fear that our pups will...

7 Facts About Dogs You Didn’t Know

We all know some interesting facts about our furry pals - they have wet noses, are severely allergic to chocolate, and communicate mostly through...

How Dog Owners Should Prepare for Financial Emergencies

Amidst the excitement and happiness of bringing a new member into your family, it's easy to forget that our dogs also come with a...

What Can I Give My Dog for Diarrhea?

Dogs often suffer from an upset stomach and that usually leads to vomiting or diarrhea. While diarrhea can be a symptom of another, more...

What Does It Mean When a Dog Licks You: 13 Possible...

It's well-known that many breeds love to cuddle with their owners or spend time of their laps. Most often, they do this when they...

12 Great App Combos and Tools Every Dog Owner with Kids...

Whether you’re a parent that wants to adopt a dog, or a dog owner who’s thinking of having a baby, raising a child alongside...

Dog Winter Coats: Do They Actually Help Our Pets Stay Warm?

If you live in an area with cold winters, then you might worry that your dog will be feeling cold when you take him...

What Does It Mean When a Dog’s Nose is Dry?

You have probably heard that dry nose on dogs means that they are sick. While it's true that a dry nose may be a sign...

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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
Dog ate a diaper: Mom changing a baby's diaper with a dog nearby

My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...
10 Most Famous Dogs in History

10 Most Famous Dogs in History

Canines are known as man's best friend for a number of reasons. Loyal, intelligent and and affectionate are just a few of the great characteristics of our beloved pets, and the most famous dogs in history are all of this and more! While humble and selfless at heart, dogs often find ways into the spotlight. One viral story or amazing video, and dogs can gain the affection and adoration of the public in mere minutes. That's what inspired me to do research for this list of the most famous dogs in history.
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New Canine Respiratory Illness Spreading Across US

Years after the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a new viral disease in town spreading around the US... but this time, it's affecting dogs. More than 200...

13 Best Gifts for Veterinarians For Holidays In 2024

A veterinarian is absolutely important for our pet’s health and well-being. And not to mention our own peace of mind as well when our...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

Dog Anal Glands Problems: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

W hile dog anal gland problems are usually not life-threatening, they are relatively common, except for anal gland cancer. Sadly, when untreated, they can affect your...
How To Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

3 Ways on How to Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

Learning how to make homemade flea spray for dogs will save you money and reduce your pet's exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins. Here's 3 best recipes.

15 Velcro Dog Breeds (Plus Tips to Lessen Their Clinginess)

Picture this: You are trying to sneak into the kitchen for some midnight snack without waking anyone up. Suddenly, you felt a pair of eyes...
Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce | Image courtesy: Domenick Scudera via Daily Paws

2-Legged Therapy Dogs Inspire Amputee Patients in Rehab

MALVERN, PHILADELPHIA—Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce are dogs on a mission: inspire the patients of Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia to get back on...