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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!
A German Shepherd tilts their head and looks at the camera

These dog breeds have highly sensitive ears: Be careful with them

These dog breeds have more sensitive ears than other breeds.
best guard dogs to protect you

These are the best (and most loyal) guard dogs for you

These best guard dogs will protect you in case of trouble
A woman hugs her Great Dane who stands with front paws on her shoulders

10 dog breeds that grow so big they might outweigh you

These 10 dog breeds grow so big they can be larger than humans.
An English Mastiff puppy sits in the grass and sniffs a dandelion

These 6 breeds have adorable puppies that grow into massive adult dogs

These common dog breeds grow Clifford Big Red Dog big!
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The 10 rarest dog breeds you’ve probably never heard of

These are the top 20 rarest dog breeds in the world
A Labradoodle puppy tilts their head and looks into the camera

Have you heard? These 4 dog breeds have the best hearing

Which dog breeds have excellent hearing? You'll be surprised.
A Jaguar lies on a tree branch and takes a nap

This adorable video is proof that jaguars are really just big house cats

This is what happens when you expose a jaguar to catnip, and it's too cute not to see.
A dog cuddles into a person's side while the person holds them

Does your dog seem depressed? This might be causing it

This is what typically causes depression in dogs and what symptoms to look for.
An apricot Standard Poodle stands on a beach

6 reasons why poodles make great family pets (and 3 reasons they don’t)

Are poodles the best dog breed for families? Learn why
A dog lies on a bed looking up

Here’s what you can do to relieve your puppy’s hiccups

Learn how to help your puppy if they have hiccups.
A Labrador Retriever lies on the wooden floor next to a food bowl

This is probably why your dog is having digestive issues

What you need to know about what's causing your dog's digestive issues.
caring for a senior dog

8 tips for caring for a senior dog to make their final days memorable

Follow these tips to properly care for your senior dog.
dog cancer symptoms

These 4 seemingly normal symptoms may mean your dog has cancer

Common issues that could be dog cancer symptoms in your pet
A black and tan dachshund wearing a pink bow sits in her bed

You won’t believe what the top names for girl dogs are

Here's a list of the top 20 names for girl dogs that you'll love.
long leash training

Are long leashes bad for dogs? You’ll want to know the basics before using one

Here's what you need to know about training your dog on a long leash
A woman wearing a face mask gives her dog a kiss on the couch

What you probably don’t know about emotional support animals — but should

If you want your pet to qualify as an emotional support animal, here's what you need to know.
A Bernese Mountain Dog offers their paw during a training session

The 8 easiest dog breeds to train for people who have no patience

These 8 dog breeds are easier to train than others.
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Try these expert tips to stop your dog from chewing everything in sight

Follow these expert tips to stop your dog from chewing on things.
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How to train a dog to stop barking so your neighbors won’t hate you

Try these tips to train your dog to stop barking once and for all.
why dogs chase cars

Why do dogs chase cars? There’s a reason why they can’t help themselves

There's a reason why dogs chase cars. Here's how to keep them safe.
A young couple hugs their Samoyed dog on a park bench

10 quotes about dogs that remind us why we’re lucky to have them

These 10 quotes about dogs will bring tears to your eyes.
A dog rests their head on their person's hand, looking up at the camera

Are dogs really color-blind? A veterinarian tells us the truth

Here's the scoop on whether or not dogs are really color blind.
best hypoallergenic dogs

These are the best hypoallergenic dogs for people with allergies

Here are the best hypoallergenic dogs for people who have issues with animals.
A Yorkshire terrier lies on a fluffy dog bed and looks ahead

5 signs your dog is sick and needs help ASAP, experts say

You'll want to pay attention to 5 signs that indicate your dog is sick.
A puppy lies in bed wrapped in a green blanket

Is your small dog trembling nonstop? We finally know why

This is why your small dog won't stop trembling and how you can help them.
Close up of Labrador dog looking out of a barrier fence

Our top tips for crate training a Golden Retriever

Follow these tips when crate training your Golden Retriever.
Someone in the background feeds a dog table scraps from the table

10 human foods that are safe for your dog to devour

Feel good about feeding your dog these 10 human foods.
A shepherd dog lies on the bed and puts a paw over their face

If your dog won’t stop dragging his butt across the floor, you should be worried

Here's why dogs drag their butts across the floor.
why dogs sigh

Why do dogs sigh? It’s not just because they’re tired or bored

There's a good reason why dogs sometimes sigh. Find out what it is.
A white dog tilts their head and perks their ears

This is what it means when your dog tilts their head at you

What your dog is trying to tell you when they tilt their head.
A yellow labrador licks his lips as he waits for his meal

5 healthy homemade dog food recipes your best friend will love

These easy homemade dog food recipes are great for your pup.
Dog barks as woman works from home

Do dogs ever get sick and tired of barking so much?

The truth about whether dogs get sick of barking all the time.
Small dog's butt, tail, and back paws while lying on a bed

How to deal with your dog’s out-of-control stinky farts

If your dog has stinky farts, here's how to cope without losing your mind.
why do dogs eat poop

4 totally normal reasons dogs eat poop (and what to do about it)

Here's why dogs eat poop even though it's disgusting.
A brown dog wearing the Invoxia Smart Dog Collar looking past the camera

This new collar is like an Apple Watch for your dog and we love it

This cool Smart collar keeps track of your pet's health and location.
A small senior dog sits in a field of wildflowers

6 amazing reasons you should adopt a senior pet this (or any) month

If you're getting a pet, consider adopting a senior who needs a home.
why dogs roll on their backs

Why do dogs roll around on their backs? It’s not just because they’re weird

The reason your dog rolls on his back could be good or bad.
An English bulldog lies on the floor and looks at himself in the mirror

Rescue dog sees a mirror for the first time and hilarity ensues

The first time this rescue dog saw a mirror, his reaction was too cute.
A yellow Labrador retriever sniffs at the hands of a sitting person

Can dogs really smell fear? Here’s what’s actually going on

Here's the scoop on whether dogs can actually smell fear or not.
A woman holds a French Bulldog who smiles with their tongue out

8 signs that show how much your dog really loves you

Watch for these signs that your dog truly loves you.
An Australian Shepherd offers his paw to someone's open hand

‘Talking’ dog may hold the answer to whether dogs miss us when we’re gone

A "talking" dog offers insight into whether dogs miss their humans.
A small dog sits on top of a toilet in a bathroom

How long does it take to potty train a dog? Probably longer than you think

Here's how long it really takes to potty train a dog.
Three dogs sniff a fourth dog's behind while outdoors in a park

The truth about why dogs sniff each other’s butts

Here's the real reason why dogs sniff each other's butts upon meeting.
A chocolate Labrador Retriever sniffs a newborn puppy

Taking care of a newborn puppy: 5 steps you don’t want to miss

There are certain steps you'll want to follow when caring for a newborn puppy.
A woman lies on the couch with a husky mix dog

You won’t even believe how much it really costs to have a dog

The cost of having a dog is so much more than we ever expected.
A Dachshund walks next to a person through tall grass

Dachshund takes his sweet time on walks and we’re so here for it

This video of a Dachshund going at his own pace on walks is just too cute.
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Pet profiles: Louie provides sales supports, snorts, and smiles

Meet Louie, a French Bulldog with a personality the size of the sun.
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Should you make New Year’s resolutions for your dog even though it sounds silly?

Here's why you should consider making New Year's resolutions for your pet.