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Let’s Talk: Shaving Your Dog For Summer

We know our pet's thick coat makes them hot in the summer months, but is shaving your dog for summer effective? Will it do...

The Truth About Tear Stains on Dogs

Tear stains are an eye-sore (no pun intended). There's no doubt that they aren't pleasant to look at, but did you know there are also...

Types of Dog Grooming Brushes and Their Uses

As if grooming your dog at home isn't confusing enough, there are so many dog grooming products available it will make your head spin!...

Let’s Talk: How to Find the Right Dog Groomer

Grooming your dog at home can save you a lot of money. It's also a great bonding experience for the two of you. However,...

Let’s Talk: Dog Muzzles Aren’t Just for Aggression

Dog muzzles are a controversial piece of training equipment, but they can be used for more than just aggression - just make sure you...

Benefits of Feeding Dogs Homemade Dog Food

The recent recalls and safety concerns in the pet food industry have led many dog owners to consider changing their pet's diet. There have been...

Let’s Talk: Volunteering To Help Dogs

If you're a dog lover, chances are you've often felt terribly sad when thinking about dogs in shelters. No doubt, you've felt worse when...

The Importance of Nose Work for Dogs and How to Train...

Everyone knows that dogs have much sharper sense of smell than us humans, but did you know that it's good for them to exercise...

The Truth: Is Anesthesia Safe for Dogs?

Anesthesia - a common fear of pet owners, but do you need to worry? A lot of dog owners are more concerned about the...

Let’s Talk: How Many Calories A Dog Needs Per Day?

Unfortunately, it is impossible to correctly calculate exactly how many calories a dog needs per day. There are so many variables! Think about what...

This Is What Your Dog’s Sleeping Position Says About Him

Did you know that the average dog sleeps about 12-13 hours each day? Puppies and senior dogs sleep even more than that! And did...

Let’s Talk: How to Become a Foster Parent for Dogs

If you're a dog lover, there is one thing more rewarding than owning a canine companion - fostering one. Learning how to become a foster...

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25 Benefits of Kids Growing Up with Pets [Infographic]

Bringing a dog into a family with small children around is not a decision to take lightly. Many parents are concerned over the health...

5 Benefits of Elevated Food Bowls for Dogs: Myths or Facts?

Over the years there have been plenty of topics of contention among dog owners – are grains good or bad? Should dogs be spayed...

Dog Grooming Schedule: How Often Should You Groom Your Dog

Your dog’s grooming needs vary based upon his breed, coat type, age and other variables. For example, a long-haired dog will require more regular...

How to Turn Your Dog Into a Show Dog and Start...

Showing dogs can be a great way to develop a bond between you are your canine companion, and get involved into a very active...

15 Must-Know Tips for New Dog Owners

Bringing home your dog is the start of your relationship together. There's bound to be some bumps in the road for new dog owners,...

30 Best Lap Dogs for Cuddly Pet Owners

While some people look for large dogs that they say is a “real dog” (looking at you, bully breeds), others may just want a...

9 Tips for Introducing a New Dog When You Already Have...

If you want to make the introduction of a new dog to your existing pets go as smoothly as possible, certain precautionary measures must...

8 Safety Tips for Going Boating With Your Dog

One of the exciting activities you likely haven't tried yet but should do with your dog this spring or upcoming summer is to go...

The 10 Best Dog Wipes for Light Grooming

I've never met a dog owner that enjoys bathing their canine companion. It's time-consuming and can be quite a hassle. Between trying to wash...

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...