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6 steps to helping your new rescue dog settle in

6 steps to helping your new rescue dog settle in

Rescue dogs often come from situations of neglect and abuse, so may have trouble adjusting to adoption. These tips will help your new friend...
Dogs that don't like to play

Dogs that don’t like to play

You’d think that dogs and play would go together like apples and cinnamon, and in most cases, they do. But depending on how a...
Dog-friendly breweries

Dog-friendly breweries

Looking for something different to do with your dog? How about visiting some dog-friendly breweries? While you sample the suds, your canine companion can...
Service, therapy and emotional support dogs

Service, therapy and emotional support dogs

The terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but there’s a difference between these three working dog classifications. Our canine companions enjoy having a job. Many become...
Why interactive toys are good for your dog

Why interactive toys are good for your dog

Interactive toys offer many benefits to your dog – they provide mental stimulation and combat boredom, satisfy his natural instincts, and make mealtime more...
Natural remedies for canine anxiety

Natural remedies for canine anxiety

Is your dog a “nervous Nelly?“ Anxiety is common in our canine companions, so here’s  how to help him chill using a holistic, natural...
Bathing your dog: a step-by-step guide

Bathing your dog: a step-by-step guide

When bathing your dog, follow these 8 steps for a smooth and stress-free experience. Bathing your dog isn’t rocket science. But it’s a good...
Walking and exercise programs make shelter dogs more adoptable

Walking and exercise programs make shelter dogs more adoptable

Daily walks and exercise help more rescue and shelter dogs find forever homes by giving them physical and mental stimulation and teaching them valuable...
Spencer

Spencer

This charming little rescue pup from Hawaii is making waves on social media – and inspiring kids around the world to become responsible pet...
6 dog-friendly summer activities

6 dog-friendly summer activities

Tips for making your favorite summer activities safe and fun so you and your dog can enjoy all these great outdoor getaways. Now that summer...
5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

Many of us are taking steps to improve our impact on the environment. With these 5 eco-friendly gift ideas, your companion's 'paw-print' can be...
How to keep your dog’s paws healthy

How to keep your dog’s paws healthy

You might not think much about the condition of your dog’s paws, but foot injuries or problems can be as uncomfortable for him as...
Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking or jogging with your dog can be excellent exercise and lots of fun, but remember to keep his comfort and safety in mind. Spring...
5 reasons to get outdoors with your dog!

5 reasons to get outdoors with your dog!

Spending time outdoors for fresh air, exercise and mental stimulation is vital to your dog’s happiness and well being. “Who wants to go out?” It’s a...
Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Artificial scents may make your house fresh and fragrant, but the chemicals that go into them can be toxic. You’ve seen the ads for all...
dental toys for dogs

Dental toys for dogs

Many toys are designed to clean your dog’s teeth – but not all of them are safe. Here’s what to look for and what...
Ripley

Ripley

This happy, high-energy husky spends her days exploring the Washington wilderness, starring on social media, and advocating an end to puppy mills. When Amber Johnson...
car restraints for your dog

Car restraints for dogs

Your dog should not travel loose in the car. High quality car restraints such as harnesses, crates and carriers help keep pets safe from...
functional medicine for your pet

Functional medicine for dogs

This approach to pet healthcare uses integrative medicine to get to the root cause of disease while focusing on the optimal functioning of the...
how to massage your dog

How to massage your dog

Who doesn’t love a great massage? After all, massage benefits us physically and psychologically. The same is true for our dogs. Through massage, you’ll...
legalizing cannabis for pets

Legalizing cannabis for pets

Making sense of the changing laws and regulations surrounding the use of medical marijuana in dogs and cats. The legalization of medical cannabis for...
safe sports for senior dogs

4 safe sports for senior dogs

Like people, dogs get more fragile as they age. But this doesn’t mean they can’t participate in canine sports. Check out these safe options...
behave

How does your dog behave when you’re out?

“Ever wonder what pets do when we’re not home?” This tagline from the animated movie The Secret Life of Pets poses a question we...
hemp

Hip hemp products for dogs

Hemp is a durable, eco-friendly fiber that has woven its way into a range of natural and sustainable products for dogs. One of the most...
bret michaels

Bret Michaels and his German Shepherds

For Bret Michaels, Poison’s lead singer, hanging out with his animal companions is truly “Nothin’ But a Good Time”. His heavy metal band scored countless...