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The Pit Bulls Nanny Dogs That Never Were (Debunking the Myth)

A dog lover may view the fierce reputation of the American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), with a good deal of skepticism. Having a love...

Many Parents Underestimate Risk of Family Dog to Children

Parents often invest too much trust and too little supervision into the interactions of the family dog with their children, and this can lead...

Literacy Improves in Kids Who Read to Dogs, New Study Finds

A recent study determined that second-grade students who read out loud to therapy dogs showed a marked improvement in their attitudes about reading. The study,...

Kids Don’t Know Not to Approach Frightened Dogs and It’s a...

While children understand not to approach angry dogs, they risk their safety by being unaware that frightened dogs are very likely to bite as...

Therapy Dogs May Help Autistic Children

A behavioral scientist working with therapy dogs suggests that canines may help children with autism better complete their tasks. Alexandra Protopopova is a behavioral...

Dogs Now Help Treat Cancer in Kids

Researchers are looking to dogs for help in finding better treatment options for cancer in humans – particularly, children. According to veterinary oncologist Dr....

The Ultimate Guide for Raising Kids with Dogs: 17 Things Every...

Raising kids with dogs is beneficial for both the child and the dog. However, to be successful, it must be done correctly. Unfortunately, there...

10 Best Books for Dog Owners with Kids

When you decide to adopt a dog and you have kids in the family, there are many things to consider, no least of which...

14 Safety Tips for Adopting a Dog When You Have Kids

A dog can be a child’s best friend and playmate, but bringing a new dog home to a family with children can be worrying....

Meet the Group of Second-Graders Who Helped Save an Injured Dog

A group of children banded together and raised the funds needed to give a dog the life-saving surgery he needed. Trisha Sharp is a second-grade...

21 Useful & Free Resources for Dog Owners with Kids

As dog owners and parents we have a responsibility to care for and nurture our children and dogs in a safe environment. Dogs and...

How To Train A Dog To Behave Around Kids

It's important to teach our children to respect animals. Teaching them the proper way to interact with the family dog is crucial, but you'll...

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20 Reasons to Give Your Dog Fish Oil

The fatty acids found in fish oil have incredible benefits for species of all kinds. Unfortunately, many dog owners don’t know just how beneficial...

20 Best Dog Books on Canine Health and Care

Whether you are a veteran dog owner or a newcomer to canine parenthood, a good book can always teach you something about caring for...

Cherry Eye In Dogs: What It Means and How To Deal...

Your dog has been playing outside and you suddenly notice a reddish protrusion in the corner of his eye. A closer look and you...

Dog’s Digestive System Breakdown (and what dogs can and cannot digest)

Food is the fuel that powers your dog’s body, and when welcoming a dog into your home, it’s important that you do your research...

Calming Music for Dogs – What Is It and How Can...

For a lot of people – dog owners and otherwise – the idea of using music to calm your pet feels plain silly. For...

Best Dog Food for Weimaraners: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Sleek, gorgeous and bright the Weimaraner is an amazing dog both in the field and in the home. These large sporting dogs have traditionally been...

Skin Tags on Dogs: 8 Ways to Prevent and Treat Them

Skin tags on dogs are small benign growths that can appear on any canine, of any age. Some breeds have a greater chance of...