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

Dogs can celebrate Easter, too, with these fun and festive activities.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Video: Dog’s reaction to getting caught stealing a shoe is hilarious

When this dog gets caught with a shoe in his mouth, he looks guilty, but can dogs feel those emotions? We looked at dog behavior research to find out.
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The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest is now accepting applications

Do you know an ugly dog that's simply irresistible? Applications must be submitted by June 21, 2023, for this year's June 23 event.
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Help! I think my dog has fleas. Now what?

Flea medicine for dogs can prevent this issue. However, if your dog isn't on this medication or winds up with fleas anyway, what should you do?
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Should you continue to practice dog obedience training? Yes – here are 5 reasons why

Obedience training for dogs starts with 'sit' and 'stay,' but there is so much more it can do for you and your dog.
A white Shih Tzu sits on a porch and looks at the camera

Your guide to raising a happy, healthy Shih Tzu dog – find out if this is the perfect breed for you

Shih Tzu dogs are loved for their affectionate personalities. Small in stature, these dogs have huge hearts. Are they the pet for you? Read on.
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7 puppy potty training tips to housebreak your dachshund

Dachshunds are known for being difficult to housebreak. Here are seven great potty training tips for your wiener dog.
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Howling dog went viral for sounding like an opera singer — we can’t get enough

Why do dogs sing? We look into this particular instinct and showcase on of the top opera singing dogs on the internet.
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What is a martingale dog collar, and how should you fit your pup with one?

The martingale collar: What it is, which dogs should use it, and how to properly fit one (with a step-by-step guide to getting it on your pup).
A black and white Pomeranian sits in front of a tulip field and gives a head tilt

50 spring-inspired names for dogs, from Forrest to Petunia

If you're adopting a new dog this spring, you may want to consider these 50 names. They're all inspired by the season.
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Have your heart set on a breed? Here’s why it’s important to consider different types of dogs

It's natural to have your heart set on a specific pet, like a small dog. Here's why you should do the research and consider many different types of dogs.
A Yorkshire terrier licks their lips and looks into the camera

Why you shouldn’t feed your dogs trail mix

Trail mix can be a nutritious snack for people, but it has more risks than benefits for furry friends. Here's why dogs shouldn't eat trail mix.
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5 safe and fun adventures you can plan with your small dog

Want to go on an adventure with your small dog? Try out one of these little-pup-approved outings that will thrill you both.
A Jack Russell terrier lies on their back while the owner rubs their belly and reads a book

Is a terrier right for you? Here are the 5 things to know before bringing one home

Terriers make up a large group of pups, one of which might be the perfect pooch for you. Think about these five things before adopting one.
A Pomeranian near a food dish

Time to clear up these Pomeranian myths

There are many cute dog breeds, and the Pomeranian is one of them. Still, there are some myths to clear up about Pomeranians.
A harlequin Great Dane sleeps on their bed on a wooden floor

Think big dogs breeds can’t be in an apartment? Think again

Don't count out all of the big dog breeds if you're living in an apartment. Some larger dogs can thrive in a smaller space.
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What to do when dog obedience training stalls

Dog obedience training is important. However, it's not always smooth sailing. Here's what to do if your beloved pet backslides.
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This adorable video of a cat and dog’s friendship is the cutest thing we’ve seen

Dogs and cats have a reputation for fighting but this sweet pair will change your mind on that when the tiny kitten gives her dog friend a bath.
Pomeranian runs with their tongue hanging out

Should you get a Pomeranian? These little pups pack enormous personalities

Toy breeds might as well be a different species from their giant cousins. They have unique needs that you should know before bringing home a Pomeranian.
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How long after neutering a dog does behavior change? These are the differences you might see

We all benefit when pets get neutered because it reduces the number of unwanted puppies. But it's important to make the right choice for each dog.
A beige terrier reaches for a heart-shaped box of chocolates while a woman keeps it out of her dog's reach

How to keep your dog safe from chocolate and what to do when they eat it

You should follow these steps to keep chocolate away from dogs, but they might get into it anyway. Here's what to do first (and what to never do).
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Pamper your pooch with the best dog Valentine’s Day activities

Is your dog your main squeeze? Shower them with love and attention by participating in one or more of these seven dog Valentine's Day activities.
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Puppy Bowl XIX: All about this year’s athletes and where to watch them play

Here's everything you need to know before you tune into Puppy Bowl XIX. This year's game will be bigger than ever!
A poodle mix dog wearing a Green Bay Packers shirt and hat sits and looks into the camera

6 ways to make your Super Bowl party dog-friendly this year

From football-shaped dog biscuits to essential safety considerations, you can't throw a dog-friendly Super Bowl party without going through this list.
A dog lies on the bed surrounded by roses for Valentine's Day

5 dog outings to plan for your Valentine’s Day (with or without a human date)

Treat yourself and your pup on Valentine's Day this year by indulging in some fun pet-friendly activities that you'll both enjoy.
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Rover is out: These were the most popular dog names in 2022 (plus how to pick the right one for your pup)

Need to pick the perfect name for your new pet? Check out these top names from 2022 and follow our simple rules for choosing the right one.
A shar-pei dog wearing a red party hat looks at a hand holding a heart-shaped lollipop

Homemade Valentine’s Day treats for dogs: Biscuits, frozen yogurt, and more festive favorites

From heart-shaped biscuits to frozen treats, there's no shortage of ways to spoil your dog this Valentine's Day. These are our favorite recipes.
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Urinary tract infections in dogs are so painful – here are ways you can help your pet through one

It's pretty common for vets to see urinary traction infections in dogs. The prognosis is good, but prompt diagnosis and care are essential. Here's what to know.
A team of huskies stand in the snow while the leader makes a fuss

Video: Husky wants a dog treat (and just won’t be deterred)

Huskies are known for throwing big tantrums and Archer is no exception. Watch him become increasingly difficult after he doesn't get his snack.
Bobi, the world's oldest dog, sits next to his plaque commemorating his world record

Meet Bobi, the 30-year-old Rafeiro do Alentejo named the world’s oldest dog ever recorded

Meet Bobi, the oldest dog in the world. Though he's only held the title for a short time, he's already making headlines.
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How to do dog behavior training the right way so it sticks

Every dog should be trained — it's the responsible thing to do as a pet owner. Follow these steps to get the most out of your dog behavior training sessions.
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Expert tips for taking your puppy on their first walk

Walking your puppy for the first time doesn't have to be a nightmare. Try these expert-approved tips for a walk in the park that's a walk in the park!