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TOP #47: Exciting Ways to Get Active With Your Dog

Spring is in full swing now and you're likely looking for opportunities to get outside with your dog, especially if you live a state with warmer climate. If you're in a place like Maine, where I live, winters can be particularly long and going outdoors with my dogs can be a challenge sometimes.

Review: Leatherberg Dog Traffic Lead (2018)

The Leatherberg Dog Traffic Lead is made from 100% full grain real latigo leather. It's durable and just the right size to give you full control over your pooch when necessary. Traffic leads can be very helpful when walking your dog in a busy area. From crowded sidewalks to...

Dog Shock Collar Comparison: Dogtra vs SportDog vs Petsafe vs Educator

It's one of the most controversial training tools a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog shock collars are viewed as a sort of harmful device that...

7 Ways to Turn Daily Activities Into Exercise for Your Dog

Dogs are born to be active, and depriving your pooch of necessary exercise can lead to serious health problems. Daily activities and playtime will...

The 7 Best Training Leashes for Puppies and Adult Dogs

All dogs need to be trained to walk on a leash. Even if you don't take Fido for a stroll to the park everyday,...

8 Evidence-Based Ways to Deal With a Hyperactive Dog

You've adopted a dog without a complete understanding what you were getting yourself into. Maybe you did the research and adopted a breed that...

TOP #46: Dealing With Dog Training Problems

Training a dog can be a rewarding experience, but it also comes with its own set of difficulties, frustrations, challenges and problems. This podcast episode with expert dog trainer Jessica O'Neill is specifically about how to overcome those problems and challenges, and do it correctly.

How to Train Dogs to Use Pet Stairs and Ramps [Infographic]

There's a number of reasons why pet owners may find pet stairs and ramps useful. They're particularly helpful for senior dogs with arthritis, dogs...

How to Make Your Dog an Emotional Support Dog

Your dog offers you comfort and support any time you have an emotional need or crisis. You have often felt like you would be...

Dog Operant Conditioning: What It Is and How to Use It

You have been working with your dog’s behavior so that the two of you can be more social with family members and other dogs....

How to Socialize A Dog With Humans: A Beginner’s Guide

An unsocialized dog poses the risk of becoming aggressive towards another dog, animal or human. Dogs become aggressive due to fear. Socialization eliminates the...

5 Most Effective Ways to Get a Dog to Stop Barking

A dog barking is completely natural and it is unreasonable for us as owners to expect our dogs to never bark. We as humans...

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The Best Indoor Pet Gates

The 10 Best Indoor Pet Gates

Using indoor pet gates is a great way to set certain areas of your home off-limits, but they’re also a good way to keep...

3 Common Knee Problems in Dogs and What to Know About...

Dogs can suffer from knee problems just like humans, and just like with us, these problems can seriously affect their quality of life. Knowing what...
America’s Best Dog Trainers

Top 10 America’s Best Dog Trainers of 2019

Finding a dog trainer whose training approach gels with your personal philosophy can be difficult, but there are some great names out there. These...
Depression in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Depression in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Depression is often a misunderstood illness. It is no surprise then that many people think that this problem is reserved for humans and that...
The 9 Best Cooling Dog Bed Brands for Hot Weather

The 9 Best Cooling Dog Beds for Hot Weather

There are a million and one cooling dog bed brands out there, but which are worth the investment and which are cheap knockoffs with...
The Best Dog Pool Choices for Summer

Top 12 Best Dog Pool Choices for Summer

As the temperatures continue to increase, more dogs are at risk of overheating. Not many dog owners are aware of how dangerous overheating for...

Different Types of Dog Cooling Products: Mats, Beds, Vests, Bandanas, Collars

The summer is close, and as much as high temperatures affect you, they can affect your pooch even harder. That’s why there are so...
14 Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Your Dogs

14 Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Your Dogs

Once you adopt a pup, spaying or neutering is often high up on the priority list for many pet owners, but not all are...
Top 20 Most Feminine Dog Breeds for Women and Men

20 Most Feminine Dog Breeds for Women and Men

When you think of a feminine dog, you may have the image in your mind of a prissy little pooch riding around in a...
The 10 Best Dog Anxiety Medication Over the Counter and Alternatives

The 10 Best Over-the-Counter Dog Anxiety Medications

Being a dog parent to an anxious dog is hard work and finding an over the counter anxiety medication that is effective for your...