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Why does my dog smell like Fritos? It’s weird, but there could be an underlying health issue

Why does my dog smell like Fritos? Unless they ate some corn chips, you may find this scent from their feet rather strange. Here's what to know.
A Pit Bull puppy holding a large pipe in their mouth

How to take care of your pit bull puppy

a pregnant brown American pit bull mix with a bow around her stomach poses standing on a wooden crate with flowers

What to expect when your dog’s expecting: A dog pregnancy guide

Golden retriever sleeping in bed with owner

How many hours a day do dogs sleep? It depends on their age and breed

A German shepherd puppy sticks out their tongue

Why do you often find your dog with their tongue out? Here’s what vets say about the ‘blep’

Dog barks outside in a lawn

Why won’t my dog bark? Here’s when pet parents should be concerned

An old brown dog lying on a comfortable bed

When to be concerned about an old dog breathing heavy and what to do about it

A rhodesian ridgeback with a gray face stands and looks to the side

Is your old dog shaking? 1 of these 7 problems may be the cause

A Jack Russell terrier lies in bed between the feet of his owner

Is your puppy breathing fast while sleeping? Here’s when you should worry and how to help your dog

Bottle feeding a newborn puppy

How much should newborn puppies eat? Follow this feeding chart

A Yorkshire terrier poodle mix dog wears a diaper and sleeps in a fluffy bed

How long does a dog stay in heat? Here’s how you’ll know her cycle is over

A beige Akita puppy stands on their back legs inside a pink wire playpen

Is a puppy playpen better than a crate? Here’s what to consider before you buy one for your dog

Tan dog playing with a green ball

Teaching your dog respect training is easy – here’s how

Respect training for dogs isn't easy, but it can be done. Your dog will feel happy and safe with you, and you'll have a best friend who behaves.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dog paws on a wood slab

Could it be a dog paw infection? Signs, symptoms, and treatments for these pesky, painful issues

Dog paw infections are common, but they are also treatable and avoidable. Here's what pet parents should know to keep their pup's paws clean and healthy.
Wet toy poodle in a bathtub

When can you bathe a puppy? Here’s how and when to introduce them to bath time

Wondering when can you first bathe a puppy? We dive into the right age to start bath time and how often you should bathe your pup.
a Dalmation puppy sitting on the floor

Why is my puppy not eating? Find out why and how to help them thrive

If your puppy isn't eating, you'll need to take a closer look to figure out why. Then you can focus on helping them feel like themselves again.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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?
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.
Chihuahua dresses in a reindeer hat ready to meet Santa

Video: Dog meets Santa for the first time (and it’s super heartwarming)

Should you take your pet to meet Santa? Check out this adorable video of a sweet pup seeing him for the first time and get a few tips for your outing.
A dog stares at a black cat while lying down

Video: Cat outsmarts dog in a genius way

The cats vs dogs debate continues in this video posted to Reddit where the cat outsmarts his canine companion and comes out ahead.
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Video: Dog gets distracted chasing shadows (but this habit can be dangerous)

So, what happens when you mix a dog’s fascination of their own tail with their habit of chasing shadows? The dog behavior in this video.
Small dog howls at the sky while outside in the dirt

Video: This dog that sings the Star Wars theme is totally adorable

There's nothing funnier than watching a singing dog chirp along to the music. But why do dogs sing? Here's the secret behind this viral phenomenon.
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Ranked: These pet apps actually work (and pet parents love them)

The team at RentCafe combed through Android and iOS apps to find the best of the best pet apps. Here's the list.
dog and cat breeds with most expensive vet bills holding puppy kitten

These dog and cat breeds have the most expensive vet bills

While there are ways to mitigate veterinary and other costs associated with pet ownership, did you know that vet bills are higher for certain breeds?
Puppy biting arm

How to stop puppy biting: Tips you need to nix this annoying habit

Need to know how to stop a puppy from biting? These tips are absolutely fantastic.
A Bernese mountain dog sits in a field of wildflowers, looking happy

How to groom a dog if you have a Bernese mountain dog

Grooming your Bernese mountain dog doesn't have to be complicated. You just need the right tools and schedule. Here's what to do.
a black french bulldog outside

Are French bulldogs good pets? They can be, but they’re not right for everyone

Are French Bulldogs good pets? What's the difference between this breed and an English bulldog? Here's what you need to know.
a brown poodle sitting by the window

5 surprising poodle facts that will have you rethinking breed stereotypes

Think poodles are aloof and pretentious. Think again — these five surprising poodle facts may help you make a pet decision.
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How to take care of a dog in heat: A handy guide for all pet parents

Not sure how to handle your dog's heat cycle? This is what you should know.
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Viral video: One hilarious way to keep dogs from running away

Dogs running away is a real problem and even if you’ve got a fenced in yard for dogs, your pup still might not be safe. This video offers one genius hack.
3 Australian shepherd puppies playing outdoors

Ready for a puppy playdate? Not before reaching these crucial milestones

Puppy playdates should wait until your pup has reached 5 crucial milestones.
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Obedience 101: How to stop a puppy from whining using gentle methods

Puppies are basically little babies that need care, attention, and just a little bit of firm guidance. Let’s go over how to get a puppy to stop whining.
A Pomeranian sits in front of a blue background while someone's hands prepare to give them a vaccine injection to the side

Bordetella at home: Can you vaccinate your dog yourself?

Pets who spend time in kennels and doggy daycare need a Bordetella vaccination. Many pet parents don't know they can administer this vaccine at home.
A Siberian Husky wearing sunglasses looks to the side, mouth open slightly

5 game-changing facts about Siberian Huskies we bet you didn’t know

There's so much to know about Siberian Huskies beyond their abilities in the snow. Here's what you've been missing.