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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.

The Best Orthopedic Dog Beds

Some pet owners think that any soft material can make for a satisfactory dog bed, but substandard bedding can actually do damage to your...

6 Tips on Using Over the Counter Dog Anxiety Medication

Want to learn about over the counter dog anxiety medication? Dealing with an anxious dog is normal for almost every pet owner. Whether it's separation anxiety,...

10 Surprisingly Dangerous Dog Breeds if Not Trained Properly

When shopping around for a new pet, it is only natural to avoid dangerous dog breeds. Even if not looking for a new pet,...

Dog Wart Removal: Step-by-Step Guide

Warts in dogs are also known as canine viral papillomas or canine viral papillomatoses. This is a relatively common occurrence in young pups. The immune system...

My Dog Has Bloody Diarrhea: Causes and Treatment

There are many potential causes for bloody diarrhea in dogs, and your vet is the only one that can diagnose the reason and suggest...

My Dog is Stretching a Lot: What It Means and What...

You’ve probably seen your dog stretching pretty regularly over the years. Sometimes they do it before or after taking a nap or when they’re letting...

Dog Grooming Prices: How Much to Groom a Dog in Salons?

There are many different places to get dogs groomed, from independent businesses to nationwide companies. Each pet groomer will charge differently for their services, but...

41 Most Quiet Dog Breeds for Apartments [Updated]

Ever considered adopting quiet dog breeds for your apartment? Then hooman, you are contemplating the right thing. The truth is, complaints about barking dogs topped the...

Dog Breathing Problems: 3 Types and Treatments

Warm temperatures can trigger dog breathing problems. But did you notice your Fidos breathing unusually all the time? In this article, we'll cover what factors can...

Most Common Dog Breeds Prone to Seizures

The short answer is yes, dogs can have seizures. But it is important to know how dogs can have seizures and why. Seizures are...

Blue-Eyed Beauties: 11 Blue-Eyed Dog Breeds

Is it the rarity? Or the stark contrast to typical brown eyes? Whatever the reason, blue eyes on a dog’s face captivate us. If...

Ooh-la-la: 11 Most Popular French Dog Breeds in the United States

French dogs occupy a space in more and more American hearts. According to the American Kennel Club’s rankings for 2020 (based on its 2019...

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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,...
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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...