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A black lab barking from the peak of the roof of his owners house

Video: This clever dog figured out how to climb on the roof of a house

Have you ever seen a dog on a roof? In this dog video, you'll get to watch Ace the golden climb a ladder to join his dad on top of the house.
A Dachshund dog lies half buried in the sand on a beach, wearing sunglasses

Video: Sleeping dog gets woken up and gets playful revenge

Just like us, our dogs need to get their beauty sleep. In this video, you'll see what happens when one gets woken up suddenly.
Fireworks

8 ways to calm down a dog scared of fireworks this 4th of July

While there’s no one way to keep your dog calm during the 4th of July, there are countless ideas to help ease anxieties for dogs scared of fireworks.
Two Labrador puppies play with each other until one gives up by two

Video: Dogs put their fight on pause to take a water break

It's hilarious to see dogs play with each other, especially when one of them pauses the fight suddenly for a water break.
Man and his dog doing a selfie outdoors

4 fun Father’s Day activities for dog dads so your pup can join the fun

Attention dog dads: Try these fun activities on Father's Day if you want to bring your dog along.
Dog licks a chunk of ice off of a stick

Video: Dog tries to figure out ice maker (and gets a big surprise)

Many dogs love ice, and Maverick in this video is no exception. While he does finally conquer the ice maker, he gets a bit more than he bargained for.
Woman feeds her dog a treat on a walk

A guide to great gut health: 5 benefits of probiotics for dogs you may not know about

Probiotics have many benefits for animals, and it doesn't stop at the gut. Here's why you should consider adding a probiotic to your dog's diet.
PetSmart Charities director Heidi Marston kisses her special needs Great Dane mix, Gatsby

PetSmart Charities director shares tips for a successful pet adoption process

Whether you're just thinking about adopting or are ready to bring home a pet today, consider these expert tips for a successful dog or cat adoption.
A brown and white basset hound sleeping in a blue chair.

No fuss, all love: Meet the top breeds of low-maintenance dogs that will steal your heart

Curious about low-maintenance dogs? We explore which breeds are the best when it comes to easy-going nature, minimal grooming, and low exercise requirements.
A corgi and a cat stand in the grass

Study: This is how much the cost of pet ownership really is

How much does a dog cost per year? How much does a cat cost? We've got the answers.
Small dog howls at the sky while outside in the dirt

Video: Dog howls when he thinks he’s alone (spoiler: he’s not)

Pets miss us when we're not there and some dogs take to howling when they get lonely. This video shows a pup who just thinks he's by himself.
Small dog going a trip

The only guide you need for taking your pets on an airplane

If you're planning to take your pet on a trip with you, read this guide. Think ahead to what you need, how they'll feel, and when you should leave them home.
A pit bull terrier licks a woman's face

Smooches or stress? There are a few reasons your dog might lick you

Why do dogs lick their owners. This is what it means when your dog licks you and why you should be happy (even if you don't like it).
A Chihuahua mix looks at the camera

Ditching the pure breeds? Here’s how to find the right mutt for your family

Over half of the dogs in America are mutts but they don't necessarily get as much attention as their purebred cousins. Consider adopting a mixed-breed dog.
Dog gets a green reusable diaper

4 reasons why your dog might need a diaper (and which kind you should get)

We hope your little pup never needs a diaper, but it could become necessary through age, health, or normal reproductive cycles.
American Eskimo dog smiling at the camera

Looking for a fluffy and affectionate pup? Give the American Eskimo dog a try

You might not have heard of these guys, but American Eskimo dogs are actually fantastic pups that work well with families.
A frenchie makes himself into a dog burrito by wrapping himself in a blanket

How to teach your dog burrito, the most adorable dog trick

Ever heard of the dog burrito? This dog trick will be sure to delight you and your pup. Learn how to do it in 4 easy steps.
A brown and white dog eats a strawberry off a fork

Can dogs have strawberries? Benefits, risks, and how to feed them safely

You've come to the right place if you've ever wondered, "Can dogs have strawberries?" Here's what you should know.
Large white Labrador eating out of a metal bowl

Homemade dog food: Should you do it?

Your four-legged friend needs a balanced diet. We list the pros and cons of store-bought dog food versus homemade dog food.
Four Australian shepherd dogs sitting while wearing bandanas

6 summer bandanas for your dog to liven up the season in style

Looking to spruce up your pup this summer? Consider a few bandanas in a variety of different colors and styles.
A greyhound on a fuzzy rug

All about the incredible greyhound dog

Think the greyhound dog is a good fit for your family? Here's what to know about this ancient, loved breed before you get one.
Pomeranian sits in a dog stroller on the street

3 great reasons why a dog stroller isn’t the most ridiculous purchase in the world (and which ones to get)

Don't discount this accessory. Many pets enjoy the extra mobility that a dog stroller provides them (plus it can reduce your anxiety, too).
A black and white Japanese Chin stands outside in the grass raising one paw

7 Japanese dog breeds that could be your perfect pet

Are any of these Japanese dog breeds the right fit for you? Read on and find out all there is to love about these unique dogs.
Doctor cleaning dog's teeth with toothbrush indoors

Does your pet need to visit the dentist? Here’s how a dog teeth cleaning works

We all take our dog's health very seriously, but you might not realize that needs to include dental health, too. Here's how a dog teeth cleaning works.
A yellow Labrador retriever sticks his head in a grocery bag

Bad dog? Bad pet parent: Why your dog’s disobedience is your fault

Has your dog become disobedient? Or maybe they've never listened. We have tips for controlling a disobedient dog.
English setter in a field

Get the facts about the English setter

English setters: They don't call them the "Gentlemen of the dog world" for nothing. These charming dogs are loyal and loving. Is one for you? Read on.
A large dog squats to poop in a field of tall golden grass

What to feed dogs with diarrhea: These dietary staples might already be in your kitchen

Dog diarrhea can be a mess — literally — but there are a few foods that can help. Here's what to feed a dog with diarrhea.
A pig perches on a dog in the grass with flowers

Video: Dog and pigs become best friends (and it’s as adorable as it sounds)

Can a dog and a group of pigs become besties? This video proves that animals of different species do sometimes play together.
A corgi dog standing in front of a pink background looks up and to the side with big eyes

Here are 60 cute dog names for every aesthetic: cottagecore, grunge, Y2K, and more

Whatever your aesthetic is, there are some perfect names for your dog on this list. Check it out!
A black Labrador retriever sits on the floor next to a pile of fur

Dogs that don’t shed: Do they exist?

You may have heard that there are dogs that don't shed. However, hypoallergenic dogs are a bit of a misnomer. Here's what you should know.
Cute dog licks his nose in front of a bowl of food

This dog food container setup will keep your pup’s food fresh

It's great if you can buy pet food in bulk but you need some way to store it. Try getting a few dog food containers for best results.
Dog runs through the grass outside

Did you find worms in your dog’s poop? Here’s how to identify and treat them

If your dog has diarrhea it could be parasitic worms. Find out how to identify and treat these gross interlopers before they cause real damage.
Weimaraner sniffing strawberries in a person's hands

Which fruits can my dog eat? Here’s what vets say about these 10 fruits

Many fruits are safe for dogs to eat, but some should be avoided at all costs. Here's what you need to know.
A beige dog has their nails trimmed by their owner, whose hands are seen in the photo

5 steps to trim your puppy’s nails without a fuss

Puppies don't always love having their nails trimmed, and you might have to work up to it, but these steps make the process drama-free.
Dog chases a ball in the grass with a collar on

Here are a few humane alternatives to the shock collar for dogs that might work for you and your pup

Shock collars aren't humane and don't usually work. Instead, look into one of the modern alternatives that can help with your dog training.
Mini American shepherd lying down

Mini Aussie: What to know about this adorable breed

Spoiler alert: Mini Aussies don't exist — at least not anymore. The breed is known as the mini American shepherd. Should you consider getting one?
Weimaraner sniffing strawberries in a person's hands

Very berry: 4 types of berries your dog can safely eat

Not all human food is safe to share with your dog, but these berries are both healthy and delicious. Can you guess what they are?
A white dog running

Why does my dog have the zoomies? Your pet’s crazy behavior, explained

Have you ever seen a dog get the zoomies? It can be part humorous and part alarming. Here's why it happens and when to call a vet.
Two dogs sit on the couch watching TV

This adorable dog tries to steal food from the TV and it’s melting hearts on the internet

This funny dog video proves that pups can see TV screens. So why do only some animals seem interested? We look into it.
A small black dog lies in the grass next to an eaten slice of watermelon with just the rind remaining

Here are the melons you can and can’t share with your dog this summer

Before you share a watermelon or cantaloupe with your dog this summer, here's what you need to know. Happy snacking!
A French bulldog holds a leash in their mouth while standing in the grass

Sorry Labs, you’re no longer America’s favorite dog (here’s what replaced them)

For 31 years, the Lab was our favorite breed of dog, but as tastes have changed, our best buddy has, too. Find out which pups now occupy the top slots.
A Tibetan terrier's side profile against a blue sky

The Tibetan terrier: Why the ‘Holy Dog of Tibet’ isn’t actually a terrier

The "Holy Dog of Tibet" has a unique history, but it's not actually a terrier. Here's what you'll want to know about Tibetan terriers.
A Doberman, Dalmatian and King Charles spaniel at a Easter egg hunt

Celebrating Easter? Don’t leave out your four-legged family member

Dogs can celebrate Easter, too, with these fun and festive activities.
Dog sleeping near toy

Why doesn’t my dog like toys? Disinterest might mean something really bad

What to do (and what it means) if your dog doesn't seem interested in toys.
Happy golden retriever outside on the lawn wagging his tail

Video: This dog doesn’t just wag their tail, but their whole body

When you see a dog overflowing with happiness, you might notice him wagging his tail. But why do dogs do this? We explore the history.
A dog wearing a brown leather collar eats from a bag of garbage

Why do dogs eat garbage? What you should know about this dangerous habit

Many dogs eat garbage. Learn when you should start to worry.
Australian shepherd dogs training with a ball

How to teach a dog to stand on cue, a step-by-step guide

There's nothing cuter than watching a dog walk around like a human. Follow these tips to teach your dog how to stand up on cue.
Cute Pomeranian sitting on a couch with a purse

How should you choose the perfect pup out of all the dog breeds? Go through this checklist

There are hundreds of breeds and thousands of dogs to choose from. We'll help you pick the right one so you bring your pooch to their forever home.
A Yorkshire terrier looks to the side

7 types of terrier breeds that might be your perfect match

From small dogs to larger pups, terrier breeds are some of the most diverse. Here are some of the most popular breeds.
Shetland sheepdog sits in flowers next to a stone wall

How to train a sheltie to be an excellent watchdog

Shelties make great watchdogs and learn how to do their jobs very quickly. Here's how to train them on your own or with your behavior specialist.