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Getting A Service Dog

5 Things to Remember Before Getting a Service Dog

Have you been considering life with a service dog? There are things to consider when deciding if a service dog is right for you...
Reasons Why Kids Need a Dog

12 Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Dog

Having a dog as a pet, should have a positive impact for the whole family, especially for the children. A family dog can grow...
Is a Rescue Dog Right for Youvideo

TOP #42: Is a Rescue Dog Right For You?

Have you been considering adopting a rescue dog? Before you do, listen to what author Suzanne Lane has to say about adopting rescue animals from shelters.
How Kids and Dogs Help Each Othervideo

TOP #34: How Kids and Dogs Help Each Other

There are still debates going on: is it a good idea to raise kids with dogs? Child therapist Dr Dean gives us some advice in today's podcast interview.
Important First Time Dog Owner Tips

11 Important First Time Dog Owner Tips for Future Adopters

Having a dog is an experience few can resist. From just a companion to a service dog, there are plenty of options for you...

Should You Adopt a Jack Russell Terrier?

A small terrier bred for fox hunting, the Jack Russell Terrier is smart as a whip and has more energy than a toddler. This...
Pit Bull Facts

23 Pit Bull Facts and Why You Should Adopt a Pit Bully

If you ask some dog trainers, dog breeders, veterinarians and other dog experts to name one dog breed that’s the most misunderstood, the majority...
How Do Dogs Help Anxiety

Do Dogs Help Anxiety and How?

You may have been feeling down or even have been feeling some anxiety and notice that these emotions are alleviated when your dog is...
Top 10 Things To Do Before Bringing Home A Rescue Dog

Do These 10 Things Before Bringing Home A Rescue Dog

I have done impulse dog “buys”. I can tell you from this experience that this is not a good idea for you or the...
Psychological and Behavioral Indicators of Dog Abuse

5 Psychological and Behavioral Signs of Dog Abuse

Despite the fact that animal abuse is a major problem worldwide, little is known about how to determine whether a dog has been a...
Rescue Dog Step-By-Step Guide

Rescue Dog Step-by-Step Guide: What to Do in the First 30 Days

Before you bring your new rescue dog home, you need to be prepared for its, and your, needs. To have the most success, you...
Dog Rescue Stories With A Happy End

5 Dog Rescue Stories With A Happy End That Will Make You Sob

Every furball of a dog deserves their own happy ending. Even though they all went through a rough patch, in the end, each and...

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Dog Ears 101: How to Care for Them and Prevent Problems

Dog ears come in various shapes and sizes; floppy, folded, small or large. Unlike humans, a dog's ears are a central feature of the...

Can Dogs Get Hiccups and Why?

You may have gotten a new puppy or adult dog, and start noticing things you didn't expect from your pooch. Did your Fido just...

The Science Behind Aggression in Dogs

One of the most frequent behavioral reasons owners takes their dogs to the veterinarian or even back to the shelter is aggression. Considering the damage to...

The 25 Best Dog Boarding Services in San Diego, CA

Becoming a dog owner comes with many benefits. However, every owner will agree that having dogs also comes with its complications, and chief among...

11 Popular Mild-Tempered and Calm Small Dogs

You have made the decision to add another member to your family. This one will be four-legged and hairy. Trying to choose a breed...

Dog Won’t Open His Eyes? Here’s What This Means (and what...

The last few days you’ve noticed your dog looking at you a little funny, it was almost like a cute winking in one eye...

10 Things You Can Learn From Your Dog

Our dogs are so much more than pets. They are precious members of our family and we love them dearly. They offer us support, friendship...

Why No-Pull Dog Harnesses and Collars Are the Safest Choice

It's very common for dogs to pull on their leashes when you walk them. Dog leash pulling is one of the most common behavioral...

12 Dog Eye Infection Treatments and Preventatives

Hang on! Did your dog just wink at you? Unusual winking, blinking, rubbing, or pawing at the eyes is your dog’s way of telling...

How to Train Dogs to Use Pet Stairs and Ramps [Infographic]

There's a number of reasons why pet owners may find pet stairs and ramps useful. They're particularly helpful for senior dogs with arthritis, dogs...