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7 Reasons Why It’s Okay to Call Yourself a “Pet Parent”

Some controversy was stirred when, a few years back, M.A. Wallace wrote a rather passionate article in The Cut on why “it’s wrong” for...

6 Ways to Tell If You and Your Adopted Dog Are...

If you’re planning to adopt a dog, here are a few tips that will help you detect if you’re perfect for each other. Adopting a...

9 Cons of Being a Dog Owner (And Why It’s Still...

Even being the biggest fans of dogs doesn’t mean that owners are blind to some of the drawback of pet ownership. Having a dog...

Mindfulness for Dog Owners

Getting a dog is not like buying a piece of furniture for your living room; once you bring them home, you take on a...

7 Ways to Tell Your Dog “I Love You”

There are many ways for pet owners to determine if their dog loves them. But how do pet owners reciprocate the gesture in such...

The Best and Worst Countries for Dogs and Their Owners

If you’re considering emigration and want to bring Fido along with you, it’s best to do a little research on just how dog-friendly a...

25 Ways to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

Being a responsible dog owner isn’t just something that you owe to your dog, it’s something that you owe to the general public. This...

7 Things That Many Dog Owners Do But Shouldn’t

We all adore our pets, and because we love them so much we sometimes choose to ignore, or don’t notice the ways we negatively...

5 Ways Your Smartphone Addiction Is Negatively Affecting Your Dog

Experts have not been lacking in warning us of the negative health implications of our smartphone addiction. But most of us will not be...

13 Things Dogs Can Sense About You

While science has yet to prove if dogs have truly been gifted with a sixth sense, there's no denying that they are observant creatures....

Research Shows Dogs Have Their Favorite Scent – It’s the Owner’s...

Scientists found that dogs experience the feelings of pleasure that in the dog's brain is associated with the owner's scent. A dog's love for its...

Dog Ownership Today vs. 30 Years Ago: What’s Different Now?

If you're here reading this article, then you’re likely from a “dog family” and probably have heard at least one of your parents or...

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4 Heart Problems in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

4 Heart Problems in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Dogs can suffer from a variety of heart problems, just like humans. In fact, it is estimated that 10% of all dogs in the...
Heated Dog Blankets and Beds - Are They Useful and Safe for Our Pets

Heated Dog Blankets and Beds: Are They Useful and Safe for...

Despite all the fluff and fur, pets may need help keeping warm, particularly during the colder seasons. While heated dog blankets can come with hazards,...
Breathing Problems in Dogs - What It Means and How to Fix It

Breathing Problems in Dogs: How to Spot Them and What to...

Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...
Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Aspiring dog owners often underestimate the cost of dog ownership over a lifetime, sometimes either focusing only on monthly or yearly costs, or overlooking...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

While dog anal glands problems are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of anal gland cancer, they are relatively common and can affect your dog’s...
Disaster Preparedness - Are You and Your Pet Prepared

Disaster Preparedness: Are You and Your Pet Prepared?

Disaster preparedness is something that many of us don’t think about until it’s too late. In light of the devastating natural disasters we have...
Top 16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

You’ve made an excellent decision to adopt a homeless dog from your local animal shelter. However, when adopting a dog with an unknown history,...
A Dog for Personal Protection - 6 Things You Must Consider First

A Dog for Personal Protection: 6 Things You Must Consider First

We adopt dogs for many reasons: we may want companionship, a jogging partner, or someone else to take care of; we may be looking...
AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification - Everything You Need to Know

Canine Good Citizen Certification: Everything You Need to Know

The AKC Canine Good Citizen program provides a solid foundation of behavioral training for your dog, but it also comes with some unexpected additional...
Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World That Make a Difference

Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World

Top Dog Tips awards program recognizes The 45 World's Best Dog Rescues of 2019 for their dedication, accomplishments and the difference that they make.