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Different dog breeds sitting together.

Former pet industry worker’s viral list of worst dog breeds: Do you agree?

One woman who used to work in the pet industry went viral on TikTok for her list of the worst dog breeds you can adopt. Do you think she got it right?
A sad looking white puppy sprawls on a rug with a yellow ball.

This is the only potty-training puppy schedule you need

This puppy potty training schedule will make things easy on you.
A yellow lab kisses a man's face.

Don’t hire someone to watch your pet without consulting this dog sitter checklist

Use our dog sitter checklist to vet your next dog sitter...well before you leave your precious pets in their care.
A dog stands close to a barbecue grill, waiting expectantly

Am I a bad pet parent if my dog can’t resist licking our outdoor grill?

It's barbecue season, but if you can't get your dog to stop licking the hot grill after cooking, you're not alone. Here's what to do.
A long-haired Chihuahua sits on the beach wearing sunglasses

10 cool dog beaches worth planning your next vacation around

These dog beaches are ideal to include in your next beach vacay.
smart dog video shows husky barking

Husky learns its room lights are voice controlled — cute chaos ensues

This is one smart dog: The husky in this TikTok video makes that clear when he discovers the decorative lights hanging in his mom’s room are sound activated.
A close-up shot of a Golden Retriever with a crowd of people in the background.

It’s official: These are the most dog-friendly cities

We list the most dog-friendly cities in the US, and why.
Sad Irish setter in a car.

Are we there yet? Don’t leave home without this one road trip essential for dogs

Do this one thing to keep your dog calm on your next road trip.
dog park socialization

Why trips to the dog park could actually be ruining your pet’s social skills

Are dog parks actually hurting your pet's socialization skills?
dog that hates water at beach video golden retriever ocean shoreline

Dog vs. ocean: Check out this funny video of a dog who hates water

The dog in this video hates water — but when it comes time to save their beloved ball from the ocean’s clutches, they’re willing to brave their fears.
A mother and her baby visiting with goats on a farm.

Why a working farm stay should be your vacation of choice this summer

Working farm stays allow vacation-goers to get a taste of farm life. Is it for you?
A Yorkshire Terrier watches a black cat in the backyard

Your life has become a bad cliche: How to get your dog to stop chasing your cat

If your dog won't stop chasing your cat around your house, we have solutions.
A Border Collie runs on the grass with their tongue hanging out

Can dogs have ADD? The warning signs of hyperactivity you should watch for

These hyperactive dog symptoms can be treated with the right training. This is what you need to know.
A dog cuddles into a person's side while the person holds them

This video of a dog’s ‘miraculous’ recovery from a limp is just too cute

Check out this hilarious video of an adorable dog's fake limp.
A red-haired woman hugs her Great Dane while sitting outdoors

Adopting a Great Dane? 3 things you need to keep these gentle giants happy

Great Danes are tall, but how tall? Learn what special gear and care these gentle giants need.
Girl with two puppies

This kid got attacked by puppies and we’re a little bit jealous

The video of these puppies getting introduced to a child is super cute, but this is how new dogs should meet kids for the first time.
A Cardigan and a Pembroke Welsh Corgi stand next to one another

Obsessed with corgi cuteness? How to pick the right corgi breed for you

Before bringing a Corgi into your household, learn the differences between Corgi breeds.
Pug sitting near luggage and a pet carrier.

Dog road trip essentials: These 5 items just might save your travel plans

Don't leave home without these five essential items for your next vacation with your dog.

Help your dog and cat play: The body language communication guide you need

Not sure if your dog and cat are playing or if it's something more? We'll show you what it all means and how it relates to their behaviors.
Teenage girl cuddling with dog on bed.

Why your teenager needs a dog (and it’s not just to teach responsibility)

How pet care can teach your teen responsibility, kindness, and unconditional love.
Different dog breeds sitting together.

A new survey identifies 6 main dog personality types: What kind is your pooch?

You already know your pet has a personality, and this survey confirms it.
does dog breed affect behavior multiple breeds

Study: Your dog is special and its breed has nothing to do with personality

Does dog breed determine a dog's behavior? A new study sheds some light on how much dog breed affects personality.
A leashed beagle runs in a dog park.

Know dog park etiquette: Never say this 1 thing to other pet parents

Learn dog park etiquette before your next romp with Fido, including the one thing you should never say to other pet parents.
A gray Italian greyhound photographed in front of a white background

Why an Italian Greyhound is the perfect dog for anyone with pet allergies

Consider adopting an Italian Greyhound if you need a hypoallergenic pet in your household.
Veterinarian removes a tick from a cocker spaniel

Tick removal made easy: Your complete guide to keeping your dog or cat safe

Tick on your dog or cat? Remove it by following these tips.
adorable dog magic video trick

Cuteness alert: This dog’s reaction to a magic trick is so pure

Have you ever considered performing magic tricks for your dog? In less than 10 seconds, this adorable video proves why magic for dogs is a good idea.
A golden retriever sits panting in a grassy field.

Your golden retriever can be the perfect duck-hunting dog with this training

Train a Golden Retriever to duck hunt with these easy to follow tips.
A couple walks a small beige dog in the park.

This is what happens when your dog takes control of your Tinder account

Should you shamelessly use your pup to swipe right? You decide.
Treat training two French bulldogs.

French bulldog training is easy with these great treats (they’re healthy, too)

What you need to know to train your French Bulldog before he trains you.
A closeup shot of a barking beagle mix wearing a red collar.

How to stop your dog from barking incessantly when you’re away

If your dog barks incessantly, you can stop this behavior before it causes further problems.
Someone combs a black and white French Bulldog while they hold a toy in their mouth

Frenchie spa day: We are in love with these French Bulldog grooming ideas

French Bulldog grooming must-dos, including how often to take your pet to the groomer.
An English Bulldog sits in the grass in the sunshine

This skateboarding dog is unbelievable — but is this pup actually in danger?

We are obsessed with watching Chowder the skateboarding bulldog show off his talents! But how to keep him safe?
do dogs like rain

A rainy day is no excuse to skip walking the dog, but nice try

Do dogs like the rain? Learn why rain shouldn't prevent your next walk.
Dog wearing a red life vest lying in a kayak

Don’t get on the water with your dog without these must-have safety items

Don't go boating with your dog until you have prepared by buying these must-have safety items.
Someone's legs next to their English Bulldog as they walk through the park

Your English bulldog needs extra TLC on walks – Here’s what veterinarians advise

Who is walking whom? You need these English Bulldog walking tips.
Golden retriever on a boat with a woman.

Have dog, will sail: Top dog breeds for boating

What dog breeds make for the best boating dogs? Learn how to sail with your dog.
A brown miniature poodle lifts a paw and eats a treat out of a person's hand

How to train your poodle so well you’ll both be welcome in public

Learn, step by step, how to train your poodle so she can join you everywhere.
A close-up shot of a red and white English bulldog puppy.

Training your stubborn English bulldog won’t be as hard as you think

Worried about training your English Bulldog? It's not as hard as you think.
An underwater shot of a golden retriever swimming in a pool.

How to safely swim with your dog this summer

Want to swim with your dog? Here's how to enjoy the water safely together.
Someone's hand reaches out to give a Maltese a flea and tick prevention tablet

Do flea and tick meds really work? We asked a vet

Is your dog on a flea and tick preventative? Vets recommend these brands the most.
A chocolate Labrador retriever lies in the grass with their tongue out

How to train your friendly Labrador to be a guard dog — it’s actually easy

Can a Labrador Retriever make a good watchdog? You might be surprised.
Walking a Rottweiler puppy on a leash.

Our Rottweiler training guide will ensure you raise a cuddler

You can train your Rottweiler easily by following our training guide for your dog.
A Jack Russell Terrier stands and places a paw on the toilet

Why is my dog pooping in the house? The answer may baffle you

If your dog is pooping in the house, there are reasons you may not have thought of.
Young girl with her arm around a Rottweiler.

Rottweilers are more than guard dogs: 5 cute traits you’ll fall in love with

Here's why your Rottweiler may not make for a good guard dog
how to train your dog for work environment

Bring your dog to work day can be every day if you follow these tips

Learn how to train your dog so your pet can go to work with you.
A blind woman walks down a sidewalk with her yellow lab guide dog.

5 non-profits worthy of your support in honor of International Guide Dog Day

Ideas for celebrating and supporting International Guide Dog Day.
A Weimaraner puppy licks a tile floor.

Gross! Why does my dog lick the floor?

Ever wonder why your dog is licking the floor? We have answers.
A long haired dachshund sits at the front door by a doormat that says hello

Headed back to the office? Help your dog re-adjust to you being gone all day

Stuck at the office all day? Here's how to get your dog used to the new routine.
A young woman bends down to pick up her dog's poop

Whatever you do, don’t commit this faux pas on your next dog walk

Here's what to never do on your next dog walk (and what to do instead).
Three Labrador Retrievers of different colors sit side by side in the grass

Labrador retrievers: What you need to know about this family-friendly breed

Labrador Retriever characteristics that may surprise you!