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Puppy Socialization Checklist for New and Experienced Owners

An important part of raising any well-adjusted dog is ongoing socialization training. Without adequate socialization, your dog may grow up to be a fearful...

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...

8 Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

Dogs are inherently pack animals, much like their wolf ancestors. Research shows that this mindset is deeply ingrained in Canis Familiaris, so to withhold...

14 Tips on How to Become the Best Pet Parent to...

Every member of your family undoubtedly has a special place in your heart and your dog is no exception. Some of the shining aspects...

Use This App to Let Your Dog Sniff Out Friends On...

I’m sure you’ve heard of Tinder, possibly the most popular dating app for humans on the planet. Now there is an app for dogs...

Do Dogs Have Feelings? Science Has the Answer

Most pet parents at one time or another have wondered: do dogs have feelings? Fortunately or not, this is a question that can be...

6 Dog Barking Tips To Quiet Down Your Dog

One of the downsides of adopting dogs is them barking uncontrollably when you really wish they wouldn't. There aren't many things as annoying as...

Let’s Talk: Breed Specific Legislation and Restrictions

Good afternoon readers. I hope you are all having a wonderful week. Did you happen to check out my column last week about the...

Why Some Dogs Dislike Men and What To Do About It

Some dogs have a problem with men. That’s the long and short of it. As a guy, this isn’t something to take personally, but...

Let’s Talk: Dog Park Etiquette

We're changing our Let's Talk column. I'll still be doing my weekly column, but you'll be seeing more op-ed pieces from other editors too....

Sunday’s Recap: Socializing Puppies

Sundays are traditionally a day of relaxation, spending time with family, and participating in some of your favorite activities. One of my favorite things...

BarkHappy Smartphone App Connects Dog Owners in Austin

Yesterday, July 23, 2015, BarkHappy, a location-based app that allows dog owners to search and meet-up, made its debut in Austin, Texas. The app...

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The last few days you’ve noticed your dog looking at you a little funny, it was almost like a cute winking in one eye...

10 Things You Can Learn From Your Dog

Our dogs are so much more than pets. They are precious members of our family and we love them dearly. They offer us support, friendship...

Why No-Pull Dog Harnesses and Collars Are the Safest Choice

It's very common for dogs to pull on their leashes when you walk them. Dog leash pulling is one of the most common behavioral...

12 Dog Eye Infection Treatments and Preventatives

Hang on! Did your dog just wink at you? Unusual winking, blinking, rubbing, or pawing at the eyes is your dog’s way of telling...

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...

25 Clever Tips on Shopping for Dog Food on a Tight...

As a pet parent you want to provide the best quality food for your dog, but when the purse strings are tight it can...

7 Types of Flooring for Your Dog’s Safety and Health

Whether you’re considering purchasing a new home or remodeling an existing house/apartment, the choice of which floor to use is one of the most...

What and How to Feed Pregnant and Nursing Dogs

Pregnant dogs require a lot of care and attention. One of the most crucial aspects to focus on is your pregnant dog's diet. But...

Doga 101: Benefits and Precautions of Doing Yoga With Dogs

Have you ever heard of Doga? It's yoga... with dogs! If you haven't heard of this before (where have you been?!) I guarantee this article will...

13 Helpful Tips for Rescuing a Dog from a Shelter

Adopting a dog from a shelter is not as simple as you might think. A lot of things could easily go wrong in the process,...