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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...

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...

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...

How To Teach Kids To Behave Around Dogs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5BI4djlCUc Training your dog to behave around children is necessary. Dogs are unpredictable, but so are kids. That's why it's equally as important to learn how...

How to Pick the Best Dog for You Based On Your...

You shouldn’t rush into getting a dog. When choosing a pup that is right for you and your environment, there are many things to consider. By...

Cheeto May Be a Tiny Dog But She Delivers Big Smiles

Cheeto the eight pound Yorkshire Terrier may be just what the doctor ordered for the young patients at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. For...

Loving a Pet Helps Reduce Stress on Children of Military Families

Anyone that has ever loved a pet can attest to the fact that they naturally have a knack for calming our frayed nerves and...

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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...