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The best ID options for your dog

The best ID options for your dog

From traditional tags to GPS, there are lots of ways to ID your dog, so if he ever gets lost or goes missing, you...
Thanks to cutting-edge research and their unique Safety Test Program, Sleepypod offers trusted carriers, seatbelts, leashes and other travel accessories designed to keep pets safe.

Sleepypod’s travel products help keep your pet safe

Thanks to cutting-edge research and their unique Safety Test Program, Sleepypod offers trusted carriers, seatbelts, leashes and other travel accessories designed to keep pets...
My dog doesn’t like kids – what should I do?

My dog doesn’t like kids – what should I do?

If your dog doesn’t like kids, counter-conditioning, desensitization, and other training techniques can help him feel more comfortable in the presence of children. Children...
Losing your dog or cat – ways to get through the grief

Losing your dog or cat – ways to get through the grief

For many people, losing a beloved animal companion is as heart-wrenching as losing a human loved one. Here are some resources to help you...
Including your dog in your exercise routine

Including your dog in your exercise routine

Whether you’re a jogger or a cyclist, exercising with your dog is a great way for you to bond and enjoy physical activity together....
Shelters and rescues for senior dogs and cats – an inside look

Shelters and rescues for senior dogs and cats – an inside look

A growing number of shelters and rescues focus on senior dogs and cats. Take a look at what these organizations do, some of the...
What does it take to make the best pee pad on the planet?

What does it take to make the best pee pad on the planet?

Ever wonder what it takes to make the most effective, eco-friendly pee pad available? Here's how WizSmart has turned years of experience into a...
How Fear Free® makes vet visits less stressful

How Fear Free® makes vet visits less stressful

Going to the vet can cause fear, anxiety and stress in both animals and their humans…and that may result in less-than-optimal care, or even...
WizSmart – the pee pad that benefits you, your pet and the planet

WizSmart – the pee pad that benefits you, your pet and the planet

This pee pad company makes their products from recycled defective baby diapers and biodegradable plastic, making them the most eco-friendly (and effective) option on...
How a Bearded Collie helped her human through depression

How a Bearded Collie helped her human through depression

The heartwarming story of Keith and Sasha — a black-and-white Bearded Collie that helped her human through depression post-9/11. We know that dogs play an...
How dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19

How dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19

Dogs have been trained to detect a range of diseases in humans, from Parkinson’s to cancer. Now, researchers in the UK are training them...
Is a herding dog right for you?

Is a herding dog right for you?

Thinking of adopting or rescuing a herding breed or mix? While these dogs make great companions, keep these considerations in mind before signing the...
Why does your dog keep escaping from the yard?

Why does your dog keep escaping from the yard?

If your dog seems bent on escaping from your yard and running off, you need to figure out why, while finding ways to keep...
Is your dog a good passenger?

Is your dog a good passenger?

How to keep your canine passenger safe and stress-free during road trips. You’ve got big plans – a road trip with your dog full...
Help your hot dog cool down -- with acupressure

Help your hot dog cool down — with acupressure

They may be called the “dog days of summer”, but extreme heat isn’t healthy for your canine companion. Learn how acupressure can help cool...
When your dogs don’t get along

When your dogs don’t get along

If you have two or more dogs, chances are they’ve made friends with each other…but what if they haven’t? Find out why they don't...
Does your dog have separation anxiety?

Does your dog have separation anxiety?

Separation anxiety is common in canines, but don’t despair. Follow these four important steps to a calmer, more relaxed dog. Separation anxiety in dogs is...
Jasper — adventure instagram dog

Jasper

Meet Jasper — an adventurous Instagram dog inspiring thousands of pet parents to #getoutside! As with most rescue dogs, Jasper’s story began when a special...
Backyard play for dogs

Backyard play for dogs

Looking for at-home ways to keep your dog fit, active and happy? These backyard play ideas will get him going! Play is very important...
Choosing the right lifejacket for your dog

Choosing the right lifejacket for your dog

There are dozens of different doggie lifejackets available. Here’s how to choose the option that’s best for your canine companion! Summer is just around the...
The ultimate dog grooming guide

The ultimate dog grooming guide

Questions about dog grooming? Look no further. This guide offers dozens of expert tips about brushing, bathing and primping your pooch. Grooming is an important...
Is your dog a good passenger?

Is your dog a good passenger?

How to keep your canine passenger safe and stress-free during summer road trips. You’ve got big plans – a road trip with your dog...
8 natural ways to repel fleas

8 natural ways to repel fleas

Fleas can be a big problem for your dog, but getting rid of them doesn’t have to be. This checklist of natural solutions can...
The dog adoption experience

The dog adoption experience

A comprehensive look at what to know and expect when adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue. Over the years, I have been...
How is climate change affecting our dogs and cats?

How is climate change affecting dogs and cats?

We already know that climate change is having an impact on humans and wildlife around the world – but it’s also affecting our dogs...
Is your dog affected by household allergens?

Is your dog affected by household allergens?

Fleas and certain foods aren’t the only things that can give your dog allergies. Indoor and outdoor household allergens, found in everything from cleaning...
How does your dog’s mind work?

How does your dog’s mind work?

How well do you understand your dog's mind? Ongoing research reveals that the cognitive and emotional lives of canines are much richer and more...
Is it okay to change your dog’s name?

Is it okay to change your dog’s name?

You’ve just adopted a rescue pup! Everything about her is perfect…except her name. Will she get confused or stop listening to you if you...
Reduce your dog’s stress, naturally

Reduce your dog’s stress, naturally

From loud noises to trips to the vet, a variety of situations can cause stress in dogs. Fortunately, there are lots of safe and...
Help for the “shut-down” dog

Help for the “shut-down” dog

Dogs that freeze, flatten to the ground, or act like they’re “just not there” have essentially shut down. Here’s how to recognize the signs,...
Home appliances and your animal – how to keep him safe

Home appliances and your animal – how to keep him safe

To your dog or cat, especially if he’s a youngster, home appliances aren’t just household items – they’re interesting objects to explore, climb, play...
When your dog doesn’t like other dogs

Does your dog show aggression toward other dogs?

A 5-step guide to helping your canine companion overcome aggression towards other dogs. If you have a dog who displays aggressive or defensive tendencies...