This Mistake Could Put Your Dog’s Health at Risk on Thanksgiving
This Mistake Could Put Your Dog’s Health at Risk on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day filled with comfort foods for humans—creamy potatoes, silky gravy, and oh-so-carby stuffing. It’s tempting to treat your favorite companion animals, too. Once you catch a glimpse of those adorable,...

Hot dog? There’s finally a wearable that protects your pooch from heat stroke
Hot dog? There’s finally a wearable that protects your pooch from heat stroke

Giving a wearable device to a dog sounds excessive, but this temperature-monitoring harness could actually save your pooch's life from possible heat stroke. Here's how you can get hold of one.

July 9th, 1:52 PM CDT
Win a Furbo treat-tossing dog camera for your good boy or girl
Win a Furbo treat-tossing dog camera for your good boy or girl

The Furbo treat-dispensing dog camera lets you check in on your pup and give him some love right from your phone. We've teamed up with Furbo to give a few lucky readers a chance to win one.

July 2nd, 3:20 PM CDT
The best hiking gear for dogs
The best hiking gear for dogs

When packing for any kind of excursion or adventure in the great outdoors, don't forget your canine companions -- or any of their gear. Properly equip your dog for the trail with this list of must-have hiking gear for dogs...

June 14th, 1:12 PM CDT
Foster a dog
Foster a dog

Fostering a dog for a temporary period of time will increase the likelihood that the dog will find a forever home.

How to choose the best doggie day care
How to choose the best doggie day care

Similar to selecting a day care for a child, choosing a doggie day care center is a process that takes some time and consideration.

The benefits of joining a dog social group
The benefits of joining a dog social group

Across the country, dog social groups are enabling dog owners and their pets to find common ground.

New health trend: Dog fitness centers
New health trend: Dog fitness centers

Increasingly, dog owners understand that their pets need regular exercise and preventative efforts to maintain good health. They're finding that the sorts of therapies we humans enjoy, such as aromatherapy and massage, also serve their dogs well.

10 ways to keep your dog happy this spring
10 ways to keep your dog happy this spring

Here, 10 things every dog owner should do to keep their pet happy, healthy and in good shape.

Vacation with your dog on a budget
Vacation with your dog on a budget

Not only is it possible to enjoy a fun vacation with your dog, but it's also easier than ever to do so while being frugal.

Boost your dog’s confidence
Boost your dog’s confidence

Shy dogs can be like shy people -- They may become anxious and even defensive when exposed to strange situations. Check out these tips for properly socializing your dog.

Cut the costs of raising your dog today
Cut the costs of raising your dog today

During tough economic times, who doesn't want to save money and spend less? With these tips, pet parents can save big.

Teach your dog to dance
Teach your dog to dance

I've seen owners dancing with their dogs, doing some really cool moves. I'm not interested in competitions for this, but I would still like to train my dog to dance with me. Any tips?

Crafts you can do with your dog
Crafts you can do with your dog

When it's raining cats and dogs outside, plenty of indoor fun can be found with a dog craft day.

Can new dog feeders help solve mealtime problems?
Can new dog feeders help solve mealtime problems?

The slow-food movement isn't just for organic foodies anymore.

Dogs can improve kids' health
Dogs can improve kids' health

Just by owning a dog, you are improving your chances of living a longer life.

Teach your dog to dance
Teach your dog to dance

I've seen owners dancing with their dogs, doing some really cool moves. I'm not interested in competitions for this, but I would still like to train my dog to dance with me. Any tips?

Crafts you can do with your dog
Crafts you can do with your dog

When it's raining cats and dogs outside, plenty of indoor fun can be found with a dog craft day.

Can new dog feeders help solve mealtime problems?
Can new dog feeders help solve mealtime problems?

The slow-food movement isn't just for organic foodies anymore.

Dogs can improve kids' health
Dogs can improve kids' health

Just by owning a dog, you are improving your chances of living a longer life.

Top 10 movies about dogs
Top 10 movies about dogs

Grab the popcorn, turn the cell phone off and snuggle up with your BFF (best furry friend) to enjoy 10 of the best movies about dogs.

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How to keep your dog safe and healthy
How to keep your dog safe and healthy

A few simple steps on your part could mean more years of happy times with your dog.

Hydrotherapy helps dogs get in shape
Hydrotherapy helps dogs get in shape

Hydrotherapy provides important physical therapy to dogs, especially those who have difficulty engaging in regular outdoor activities.

How to care for your arthritic dog
How to care for your arthritic dog

As our canine companions grow older, they are subject to the same degenerative problems as we are.

Benefits of owning a senior dog
Benefits of owning a senior dog

Older dogs might not fill a home with happy chaos as energetic puppies do, but these senior pets still enrich our lives in so many ways.

Away from home: Dog bathroom options
Away from home: Dog bathroom options

Traveling with a dog can be fun, exciting and memorable, but it can also be a bit of a challenge if its idea of bathroom etiquette is finding the nearest patch of grass that smells like home.

Fact vs. fiction: Strange dog rituals and their true meanings
Fact vs. fiction: Strange dog rituals and their true meanings

Since dogs are unable to verbalize what they are really thinking, there are nonverbal cues that we can learn from and respond to accordingly.

The lonely dog
The lonely dog

Dogs are social animals, and generally don't tolerate long periods of being alone.

My dog wants to blog
My dog wants to blog

These days, dogs are on Facebook and Twitter, and they're even "blogging" with help from their owners.

Vacation with your dog on a budget
Vacation with your dog on a budget

Not only is it possible to enjoy a fun vacation with your dog, but it's also easier than ever to do so while being frugal.

Cut canine costs today
Cut canine costs today

During tough economic times, who doesn't want to save money and spend less? With these tips, pet parents can save big.

The reality about dog myths
The reality about dog myths

Is it true that seven human years are equivalent to one dog year? Can dogs really smell cancer? Here, we debunk some commonly held canine myths.

The myth of the hypoallergenic dog
The myth of the hypoallergenic dog

Over the past few years there has been a lot of talk about specific dog breeds that are "hypoallergenic" and perfect for families with members who have pet allergies. Is this talk fact or fiction?

How to tell if your dog is healthy
How to tell if your dog is healthy

Since your dog hasn't mastered speaking in words yet, you may wonder how you can tell if your dog is feeling okay. It turns out, many of the clues can come from just looking at your dog and reading his body language.

The dirtiest pet product you own
The dirtiest pet product you own

What item do you grab numerous times a day but rarely, if ever, wash?

Prepare your dog for guests
Prepare your dog for guests

Inviting guests to your home when you have a new or energetic dog can prove to be challenging. Just a little training -- for both your dog and your guests -- will make visits more enjoyable for everyone.

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