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How to Drain Anal Glands on Dogs

How to Drain Anal Glands on Dogs

The anal glands on a dog are located on either side of its anus. The glands each contain a sac (located in the middle...
12 Things to Do When You Find an Abandoned Dog

12 Things to Do When You Find an Abandoned Dog

Spotting an abandoned pet is an all too common occurrence. For an animal lover, it's often difficult not to try to rescue every abandoned...

Dog Body Language: The Pet Owner’s Guide to Understanding Dogs

Dogs can’t verbally communicate in a way that we can understand. Fortunately, a dog body language provides plenty of cues for us to interpret...
Are Stairs Bad for Dogs

Are Stairs Bad for Dogs?

With some dogs and owners, indoor and outdoor stairs carry a notorious label. But are stairs bad for dogs at all times and should...

Why Does My Dog Stink? 12 Reasons Why and What to Do

The phrase “something smells like a wet dog” is commonly used in describing nasty smells. And when your dog has a bad odor, you...
12 Tips for Introducing a Toddler to a Dog

13 Tips for Introducing a Toddler to a Dog

Dogs and babies were long considered to not be a good fit. There was a myth that having a dog at home may cause...
How to Save Money with Homemade Dog Food Cooking

How to Save Money with Homemade Dog Food Cooking

The costs of feeding a dog are one of the major concerns dog owners have which impacts their decision of adopting a pet. And...
10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Them)

10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Being Tricked)

Everybody agrees that adopting a rescue dog from a shelter is always more praiseworthy. But if you're set on buying a puppy of a...
Puppy Blues

Puppy Blues: What To Do If You’re Overwhelmed With Your Puppy

Getting a new puppy brings along an abundance of new challenges, and it is easy to get overwhelmed, especially if it is your first...
Dog Harnesses The Ultimate Buyer's Guide for Owners

Dog Harnesses: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

A dog harness is a fantastic tool when used correctly, but some people buy the wrong thing. There are different types, sizes and uses...
What Do Dogs Think About

What Do Dogs Think About?

The question on many dog owner’s minds is not, “does my dog think,” but rather, “what do dogs think about?” Researchers know that canines...
Choosing A Good Dog Food

19 Tips for Picking a Good Dog Food Brand

A considerable part of your dog’s health is dependent on their diet. But what makes a dog food brand "good", and how do you...

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Dog Tail Docking - 5 Dangers of This Procedure (Based on Science)

Dog Tail Docking: 5 Dangers of This Procedure (Based on Science)

Dog tail docking, or canine caudectomy, originated more than 2000 years ago (1). Its first intention was to protect hunting dogs because their tail...
Dog Falling Down the Stairs - Why and What to Do

What You Should Do If Your Dog Keeps Falling Down the...

Dogs are very well-coordinated animals that don’t lose their balance as easily as, for example, very young kids. And if you've been noticing your...
Top 8 Ways to Puppy-Proof Your Home for Christmas

8 Ways to Dog-Proof Your Home for Christmas

Dog owners, especially those with puppies, that wish for a lovely Christmas time need to ensure the safety of their young dogs. Christmas celebrations...
7 Vitamins for Dogs That All Dog Owners Need to Know About

7 Vitamins for Dogs That All Dog Owners Need to Know...

Dogs, like humans, need vitamins in specific quantities for the proper functioning of their metabolism. Most often, a good quality dog food you're buying...
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25 Wolf Dog Breeds

It is common knowledge that pet dogs of today are descendants of wolves. While it's not as noticeable in the Chihuahua or the Yorkshire...
Dog Afraid of Stairs - Why and What To Do

Is Your Dog Afraid of Stairs? Here’s How to Fix This...

Does your puppy or dog whine, cry, tuck their tail, and turn away when it comes to using a set of stairs? You're not...
The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Dog Supplies

The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Dog Supplies We Could Find

Black Friday is over, and even though some of the previous Black Friday deals are still ongoing, we're moving onto Cyber Monday now. We've...
Dog Food Myths Debunked

31 Dog Food and Feeding Myths Debunked [Infographic]

There are far too many myths when it comes to dog food and feeding. Some are old tales, some are spread as misinformation through...
48 Ways to Save Money on Dog Grooming, Training and Supplies

48 Ways to Save Money on Dog Grooming, Training and Supplies

American dog owners spend $100 per month on their dogs, on average. Dog grooming alone can get pricey, going up to $45 per month...
13 Ways to Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite in Dogs

13 Ways to Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite in Dogs

The risk of hypothermia and frostbite in dogs is greatly increased when outdoor temperatures fall below 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). The normal range...