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Bark Collars for Puppies and Small Dogs Safe

Bark Collars for Puppies and Small Dogs: Safe or Not?

If you’ve ever had the pleasure to spend some time around dogs, then you know how annoying it can be to listen to them...
Dog Obesity Awareness Infographic

Dog Obesity Awareness [Infographic]

Dog obesity is a continuously growing epidemic in the United States, and this problem is only becoming worse. The core issue of today's dog obesity issue is because...
Post Attack How I Keep My Dog Safe On Walks

How to Keep Your Dogs Safe on Daily Walks

There’s nothing like the fear that stabs your heart when you see your dog get attacked by two other dogs that are three times...
How Dog Pooper Scoopers Are Saving Our Planet

How Dog Pooper Scoopers Are Saving Our Planet

When you think of things that are “saving our planet,” pooper scoopers are probably not the first thing that comes to mind. You’re probably...
Christmas DIY Gifts for Dog Lovers

Let’s Talk: Last Minute Christmas DIY Gifts for Dog Lovers

Christmas is only two days away. It seems to sneak up faster and faster every year. If the holiday has caught you off guard...
Best Dog Food Blogs

Sunday’s Recap: 9 Best Dog Food Blogs

Subscribing to blogs is a great way to keep up with the latest information on the topics that pertain to your life. For dog...
Is Your Dog a Gambling Addict

Cons of Operant Conditioning: Is Your Dog a Gambling Addict?

In the 70s, there was a lot of unrest accompanied by paranoia over a theory of behavior surfacing in psychology. Never mind that the...
Still Summer - Hit the Road with a Doggy Trailer

It’s Still Summer! Hit the Road with a Doggy Trailer

Bike riding is a fun way to get fresh air and get a good workout, especially in the summer months. Exercising with your dog...
Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Dogs

Let’s Talk: Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Dogs

Thanksgiving is only a week away. Last week I gave some pointers for traveling with your dog on Thanksgiving, and this week I'd like...
Bedtime Basics Why Your Dog Needs a Dog Bed

Bedtime Basics: Why Your Fido Needs a Dog Bed

Dog beds might not be the most essential part of dog furniture for canine companion, but they certainly improve your pet's level of comfort and overall...
Cutting Dogs Tails

A Case Against Cutting Dogs’ Tails and Ears

With the excitement of bringing home a purebred puppy, many new owners are given the option that they perhaps had never even thought of...
How Dog Owners Justify Training Dogs With Shock Collars

How Dog Owners Justify Training Dogs With Shock Collars

Infamous dog shock collars, or e-collars, are the most controversial training tool in the dog world. On one side there are the people who...

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Dog in Heat - Complete Guide for Pet Owners

Dog in Heat: A Guide for Pet Owners

Dealing with a dog in heat can sometimes be a frustrating experience for owners who never had to deal with it before. But even...
Are You Really Ready to Bring a Dog Home

Are You Really Ready to Bring a Dog Home?

The idea of bringing home a “new” dog is thrilling to all dog lovers. The notion is so enticing, in fact, that we often...
10 Most Common Dog Digestive Problems and How to Treat Them

10 Most Common Dog Digestive Problems and How to Treat Them

Just like with us, dog digestive problems are one of the most common ailments that pet owners will have to deal with. A "digestive...
6 Reasons You Should Always Pick Up Your Dog’s Poop

6 Reasons You Should Always Pick Up Your Dog’s Poop

For some of us as dog owners, it may sometimes seem like an imposition to have to pick up dogs' poop, but it’s our...
Dog Paw Problems and What You Should Know About Them

7 Most Common Dog Paw Problems and What to Do About...

Dogs' paw health is often neglected by pet owners, but shouldn't be. Your dog's paw pads provide cushioning to reduce stress on their bones...
5 Toxic Substances Frequently Found in Pet Products

5 Toxic Substances Frequently Found in Pet Foods and Pet Products

As pet parents, we do everything we can to provide our pets with products that are healthy for them, or at least products that...
Best Dog Carriers

The Best Dog Carriers Review

We've tested a HUGE number of pet carriers for dogs, reviewed each one to find and rank the best dog carriers available. Here's our detailed buying guide.
How to Use Coconut Oil for Dog Skin Problems

How to Use Coconut Oil for Dog Skin Problems

Coconut oil has become a health trend among humans in the last few years. Now, this product is getting into the pet industry as...
Top 3 Health Risks Your Dog Could Be Exposed to While Boarding

Top 3 Health Risks Your Dog Could Be Exposed to While...

Even when you trust your dog’s boarding facility explicitly, even when it’s pristine, well ventilated, and temperature controlled, there’s a possibility that your dog...
Best Dog Toys

The 10 Best Dog Toys for Boredom and More

Every dog needs toys to be entertained and mentally stimulated. Choosing toys for your pet seems like a simple task, but how can you...