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California Pet Store Beats the Odds

California Pet Store Beats the Odds

Running a small business is tough, and although the pet market has been booming lately, pet product stores can still be hard to keep...
Dog Found Dying in a Dumpster Gets a Home for Christmas

Dog Found Dying in a Dumpster Gets a Home for Christmas

A dog found nearly dead in a Florida store dumpster lived to get a home, just in time for Christmas. Earlier this month in...

Dog Chained for First 3 Years of Life Runs for the First Time

A dog left chained outside for 3 years with no human interaction has finally been set free. Meet Peanut. Peanut has been chained to...
The Pet Community Needs More Organizations Like This One

The Pet Community Needs More Organizations Like This One

When you think of pet charities helping animals in need, you probably picture a puppy mill with a sad Sarah McLachlan song playing in...
Will Your Dog Like Tanker Tots

Would Your Dog Like Tanker Tots? Unique Dog Treats Business

As the old saying goes, ‘the mother of invention is necessity.’ Typically an entrepreneur starts a business because they see a need in their...
New Study Shows How Dogs Can Sense Shapes and Sizes of Objects

Study Shows How Dogs Can Sense Shapes and Sizes of Objects

New study proves that dogs can "smell" shapes and sizes of objects. Your pooch is likely able to tell the difference between a stuffed...
Beneful Lawsuit Alarming Many Dog Owners

Beneful Lawsuit Alarming Many Dog Owners

Recently, a lawsuit was filed that claims that Beneful, a division of Nestle Purina PetCare Company, was manufacturing dry kibble dog food that contained...
High-End Dog Food Is Fit for Human Consumption

High-End Dog Food Is Fit for Human Consumption

The nutritional value of dog food has been under a lot of scrutiny lately. Pet parents are pushing for tighter quality control standards on...
The U.S. is About to Get Its First Certified Humane Labeled Dry Dog Food

The U.S. is About to Get Its First Certified Humane Labeled Dry Dog Food

The leading international certification organization, Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), announced this week that the first Certified Humane Raised and Handled dry dog food...
Popeye the Foodie Dog

Los Angeles Puppy Captures Hearts with Instagram Foodie Photo Ops

An LA rescue pup is taking social media by storm with his adorable foodie pics. Popeye the Foodie Dog presently has over 188,000 followers...
Every Time You Buy This Dog Food They'll Give a Bag to Charity

Everytime You Buy This Dog Food They’ll Give a Bag to Charity

It’s no secret that the world needs more philanthropic companies. Companies that think of the greater good over the almighty dollar are hard to...
German Shepherd Survives 3 Days In a Sinkhole

German Shepherd Survives 3 Days In a Sinkhole

Getting buried in a sinkhole for 72 hours would be quite scary and unnerving. I can't imagine what it would be like! That lonely, hopeless...

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The Detailed Puppy Shot Schedule

Puppy Shot Schedule: A Detailed Guide

After you've adopted a young dog, one of the first steps is to come up with a puppy shot schedule. The puppy will need several...
15 Facts About Fear Aggression in Dogs

15 Facts About Fear Aggression in Dogs

While some breeds are more aggressive than others, certain instincts exist in all canines. So even though most dogs are affectionate and loving to...
The Dog Poop Color Chart Guide

Dog Poop Color Chart: What It All Means

When you walk your dog, you always pick up his waste. What do you do if the doo-doo looks strange? It may be a...
How to Fix Your Dog's Noise Phobia and Loud Noise Anxiety

How to Fix Your Dog’s Noise Phobia and Loud Noise Anxiety

Caring for a dog that is afraid of thunder, fireworks or other loud noises can leave you feeling helpless. The level of noise anxiety...
40 Tips On How to Make Your Dog Happy & Be the Best Dog Owner Ever

40 Tips On How to Make Your Dog Happy

One of the first thoughts that new dog owners have is, how do I make my dog happy? Fortunately, due to the demeanor of...
8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

Early recognition, and limiting pain and distress are two key goals of proper dog care. Unfortunately, signs of joint pain in dogs are sometimes...

6 Tips for Cutting Your Dog’s Nails at Home

It's time to cut your dog's nails , but you're not sure how to do it. Your dog is fidgety, you've never done this...
8 Ways to Encourage a Lazy Dog to Exercise

8 Ways to Encourage a Lazy Dog to Exercise

Generally, dogs need anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours of daily exercise. Some large breeds, athletic/active breeds and working dogs will usually need...
Incontinence in Senior Dogs Guide

Incontinence in Senior Dogs

Urinary incontinence is a condition where a dog is unable to hold their urine. Incontinence in senior dogs is a fairly common problem that...
9 Most Common Dog Eye Problems (How to Prevent and Treat Them)

9 Most Common Dog Eye Problems

Dog eye problems are very common and in most cases it's just a mild inconvenience. However, certain conditions will be more serious and require...