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5 incredible things to do with dogs in Florida this fall

Hoping to travel with your pet this fall? These dog-friendly Florida spots are fantastic to visit with your pet.
German shepherd in an outdoor dog house

How to safely heat an outdoor dog house

When it comes to heating your pet’s dog house, safety is the number one factor to consider. Here are tips on how to heat a dog house.
an Australian Cattle Dog wearing a pink bandana stands on the grass

7 dog training podcasts we’re obsessed with

These dog training podcasts can help any pet parent.
Side profile of a St. Bernard smiling while standing outdoors.

6 cool St. Bernard facts you probably didn’t know

St. Bernards are the gentle giants of the dog world. But do you know these interesting facts about them?
Labrador lying in crate

Making your dog’s crate escape-proof isn’t difficult – here’s how

Making your dog’s crate escape-proof doesn’t have to be expensive. Our guide shows how almost any crate can be made secure
Pug wrapped in a blanket

Is your old dog coughing and gagging? When you should be concerned

If you notice your old dog coughing and gagging, you may be unsure what to do. Here's what to know and when to be concerned if your old dog coughs and gags.
A Labrador retriever shows teeth and growls

Do dogs lose teeth? Why you need to take care of this serious issue now

Is your dog losing their teeth? Here's what you should know about your dog's dental health and how to prevent tooth decay and come disease.
A sleepy beagle naps on their owner's bed, with sunshine coming through the window

Debunked: Neutering my dog will change his personality – here are the signs your dog needs to be neutered

Watch for these signs that your dog needs to be neutered. And no, his personality won't change in the process.
Closeup of a dog nose and smile

Why is my dog’s nose warm? When it’s OK and when to see the vet

Wondering "why is my dog's nose warm?" These are the factors that cause his nose to be warm, including the ones that should make you worry.
A dog runs on a pool deck after a swim

This video proves the dog pool is better than the dog park

Can dogs swim in the pool? This video proves that it's fun for them and can be completely safe as long as you follow proper precautions.
Jack Russel terrier on the beach with a tennis ball jumping

Are tennis balls bad for dogs? Here’s what you want to know before your next game of fetch

Before giving your dog a tennis ball to play with, take these factors into consideration. There may be silent dangers you don't see coming.
A woman holds a black and brown Chihuahua in her arms

7 of the most loyal small dog breeds for you and your family, ranked

If you're looking for a loving and loyal small dog breed, search no further. These dogs are pint-sized, playful, and packed with love.
French bulldog puppy splooting on tile floor

Dog splooting is super adorable, but it can also be something to worry about

It's cute when dogs sploot, right? Before taking a picture, though, you might want to be sure that this stretch isn't a cause for concern.
A drooling Irish Setter looks to the side

Why is my dog drooling? Here’s when to be concerned about sudden or excessive dog salivation

We’ve looked into many causes of excessive and sudden salivation, from the easy fixes to the more concerning problems.
A yellow Labrador retriever puppy lying on a red bed inside a wire crate.

Is crate training necessary? There are pros and cons on both sides

Here's what you need to know about crate training so you can decide whether or not to incorporate one into your routine.
A Bernese mountain dog stands in the middle of a wooded trail

Gentle giants: 6 big dog breeds that make great family pets

These dog breeds are called "gentle giants" for a reason — they are sweet and patient with children.
Two brown and black Dachshunds stand at the driver's door of a car

How long do dachshunds live? The truth might surprise you

Everything you need to know about the lifespan of dachshunds so you can make an informed decision about bringing this breed into your home.
Big dog lying on bed

5 surefire ways to keep your dog off your bed and get a good night’s sleep

Avoid a furry bed by keeping your dog on his own. Here are five great tips and tricks to keep your dog off your bed.
A collie eats crunchy kibble from his bowl

The Best Dry Dog Food of 2023 for a Balanced Diet

Dry dog food is a health, cost-effective option for most breeds. Compare our favorite ingredients and brands in this article.
A dog licks a person's finger with yogurt on their nose

Are ‘dog years’ really 7 human years? How to calculate your dog’s age

Calculating dog years to human years isn't as simple as you think. Here's what you need to know about your dog's age, per research and experts.
A brown puppy lies in their crate on a blanket with their head resting on their crossed paws

How to stop a dog from peeing in their crate for good in 5 easy-to-follow steps

Learn how to stop dog from peeing in their crate — it's not as difficult as you may think. Just follow these 5 easy steps.
A man clips a leash on a beagle's collar.

Taking your dog’s collar off at night: Safe move or safety risk?

Some pet owners take off their dog's collar at night, but is that a smart move?
Cavalier King Charles spaniel lies on a pillow and looks into the camera with big eyes

7 affectionate and cute dog breeds for owners who love to cuddle

If you're looking for an affectionate dog breed that loves to be close to their owener, you can start with the cute and cuddly dog breeds on this list.
Two brown dogs lying on a wood laminate floor; the focus is on their tails.

Why does my dog have a bald patch on their tail? Here are the answers you need

If your dog had a bald patch on their tail, it could be a sign of a minor problem or a major health issue. This is what you need to know before you panic
An old Great Dane with a white face leaning against a man's side.

How to tell if your older dog’s health decline means the end is near

There are signs to look out for to determine if your dog is nearing the end.
Beagle scratching body

Looking for signs your dog has ticks? These telltale symptoms mean you have a flea or tick problem

How do you know if your dog has ticks or fleas? These are the signs your dog has a tick or flea infestation and what to do about it.
A dog sits outside and watches a baby

Video: This family dog is the world’s best babysitter

Can the family dog stand in for a babysitter? This video proves that pup's make the best child minders and companions.
why dogs shake tiny chihuahua on beige rug

My dog is shaking and acting weird – should I worry?

You should be concerned if your dog shakes and acts weird, but we're here to help. Here's what might be going on and what to do about it.
Xylitol with a wooden spoon and chemical structure

Xylitol is dangerous for dogs: 10 surprising products that contain it as a hidden ingredient

Xylitol (AKA birch sugar) is bad for dogs, and it's hiding in many foods. These are the items you need to keep away from your pets.
Dog barks outside in a lawn

Funny dog video: Pup has an adorable reaction to a superhero pet on TV

This dog can't get enough of his favorite show because he gets to see a superhero pup on TV and it's the cutest thing.
Dog barking at night

Is your dog barking nonstop? Here’s how to get your noisy pup under control

Sometimes our pups bark for seemingly no reason and won't stop. Here are ways to get your noisy dog under control (and the reasons behind it).
a boston terrier wearing booties lies on a blue plaid blanket

How hot does concrete get in the sun? The answer might shock you

You need to protect your dog's paws from the heat this summer. This is how.
Closeup, of black and white dog's nose

Why is my dog panting? 7 solutions to try when your dog won’t stop panting

Some panting is normal, especially during play or exercise, but you'll want to be prepared in case your dog starts panting excessively.
Cute Chihuahua standing in grass.

4 effective ways to house-train your stubborn little Chihuahua

Chihuahuas can be a stubborn and sensitive breed, so helping them learn where to potty can be a challenge. Here's how to house-train Chihuahua puppies.
A man hugs a golden retriever, facing away from the camera

Science says dogs cry tears of happiness when reunited with their humans

The image of a crying dog might sound sad, but researchers found that dogs actually well up with tears when around someone they love.
A sweet golden retriever puppy lies on the grass

Video: Dog befriends bike thief (or why golden retrievers shouldn’t be guard dogs)

Why do golden retrievers make bad guard dogs? We look into this phenomenon with the help of a video showing a bad watch dog in action.
Husky dog mix licks paw

Here’s how to treat a dog with itchy paws, starting with finding the cause of paw discomfort

If you notice your dog scratching, biting, or licking at their paws, you may want to keep an eye out for certain causes and find a treatment.
Senior golden retriever and Chihuahua sitting in front of food bowls

What is the best food for older dogs? These 6 vet-approved kibbles and canned foods won’t steer you wrong

The best food for older dogs will vary depending on their specific needs, but there are guidelines you can follow to help you find the perfect pick.
Labrador puppy drinking from a bowl

How much water should your puppy drink in a day? Here are the factors to consider

Make sure your puppy is drinking enough water by establishing a schedule. Here's how that will work as they grow up.
Beautiful couple watching television at home with their dog on sofa

Video: Adorable dog thinks the TV wants to play fetch

Why do dogs love fetch so much? Learn more about their breeding history and see a cute dog go after a virtual ball.
Woman feeds a puppy as the pup gives her his paw

This is the ultimate week-by-week puppy training schedule every new pet parent needs

Bringing home a new puppy? Here's the week-by-week puppy training schedule you need to follow if you want to find success.
A husky jumps happily through the snow

Understanding husky language: Posture, tail wagging, ears, and other body clues

Do you ever wonder what your husky is thinking? You can find the answer in their body language, not in their operatic howls!
A pug stands in front of a pink background and licks whipped cream off of his nose

Are Starbucks Puppuccinos bad for dogs? Here’s what veterinarians have to say

Before you order your dog a Starbucks Puppuccino when you go to the drive-through, read our experts' advice. Whipped cream can be a great occasional treat!
Terrier digging a hole in the backyard

Learn how to stop a dog from digging in the yard once and for all

Dogs dig for a variety of reasons. These tips will help you figure out why your dog is digging, and how you can prevent your pup from digging in the future.
A dog sits on a couch under a fan

Video: Genius dog figures out a way to beat the summer heat

How should you cool down a dog in summer? We give some of the best ways to help Fido stay chill, including a fan like the one in the video.
Dog looking through black dog crate

Where to put a dog crate in your house depends on these important factors

A dog crate can keep your fur baby safe while offering them a place to rest and feel at peace. Here's where to put a dog crate in your home.
A gray-faced, old cocker spaniel smiles at the camera

Is your dog’s breathing problems old age or something else? What to know

As dogs get older, sometimes they develop new health conditions. Here's when to be concerned about your dog's breathing problems in old age.
A close-up shot of a pug standing in the grass with a bone-shaped treat in his mouth

Are Himalayan dog chews safe for your pet? Know this before you buy

Himalayan dog chews are still all the rage. But are they safe for your pet to eat? We'll shed some light.
Upside down brown dog

What you need to know about dogs with blue eyes

This is everything you wanted to know about blue-eyed dogs.
A person in a black T-shirt and jeans walks a small white and brown dog on a path lined with tall plants with yellow flowers

How to make a dog poop quickly when dealing with constipation – at-home remedies

You can help your dog fight constipation with some easy at-home remedies, or ask your vet for a hand. Here's how to make a dog poop quickly.