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Competitive Grooming is Getting Extreme

Competitive Dog Grooming Is Becoming Extreme

Competitive dog grooming has always been a large part of the pet industry, but in recent years dog groomers have been getting more creative....
This Good Samaritan Has Driven More Than 1 Million Miles to Save 30,000 Dogs

This Good Samaritan Has Driven More Than 1 Million Miles to Save 30,000 Dogs

Truck drivers are the backbone of America. Without truck drivers we wouldn’t have the products that we use every day. From the building materials...
meatball poisoning in dogs during French Canicross race

Four Dogs Die Due to Meatball Poisoning At French Canine Race

On March 12, 2023, more than 50 poisoned meatballs were discovered at the cross-country race site in France, killing 3 dogs within 15 minutes...
Help Your Dog Communicate with the Barking Mat

Help Your Dog Communicate with the Barking Mat

Our dogs scratch on the door when they need to go out. Don't get me wrong, I love the fact that they are house...
Hugs Pet Products Partners with Paula Deen

Hugs Pet Products Partners with Paula Deen

Paula Deen is known best for her cooking and many people have followed the less-than-stellar media attention that has surrounded her off and on...
Emaciated Pup Found in South Yorkshire Makes ‘Promising Progress’ Says RSPCA

Emaciated Pup Found in South Yorkshire, England Makes ‘Promising Progress,’ Says RSPCA

Tina, a female Spaniel cross dog found straying in a South Yorkshire town, is now under the care of a foster family and is...
Is It Too Cold to Leave Your Dog Outside

Is It Too Cold to Leave Your Dog Outside?

Here in the northern part of the United States many of us have already seen the first snow storm of the season. As the...
The Groom Genie is Based on a Popular Hair Brush for Humans

Groom Genie is Based on a Popular Hair Brush for Humans

A revolutionary dog brush, the Groom Genie, actually evolved from a brush designed for humans. The brush, shaped like a dog paw, works on...
Dog Dies After Being Left in A Drying Cage at Petco

Dog Dies After Being Left in A Drying Cage at Petco

It’s every owner’s nightmare. You leave your dog in the care of a trained professional and something terrible happens. One dog owner in Virginia...
Smart Pet Love Uses Heartbeat Technology to Soothe Dogs

Smart Pet Love Uses Heartbeat Technology to Soothe Dogs

Many dogs suffer from conditions like separation anxiety, travel anxiety and fear of loud noises. As a dog owner it is difficult to watch...
Dog Meat Farm in South Korea (Image by Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo)

South Korean Dog Meat Farmers Oppose Industry Ban

Dog meat consumption is a significant topic of controversy in South Korea. It's a centuries-old practice that is not explicitly banned or legalized. Dog meat...
Life for Pets With Diabetes Is Changing for the Better With the Help of This Startup

Life for Pets With Diabetes Is Changing for the Better With the Help of...

Dogs and cats suffering from diabetes have to deal with the same tedious daily treatments as humans. Most need insulin shots and specific diets....

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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...