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Labs are still America’s favorite dog!

The American Kennel Club has released their annual most-popular breeds list and – surprise, surprise – Labs are in first place again! This year...

The truth about small dogs

Small dogs get a bad rap. According to the stereotypes, they’re yappy ankle biters that make better accessories than companions. But this couldn’t be...

10 essential air travel tips for pet parents

Planning to board an airplane with your pup? Here’s some helpful tips! Flying can be a stressful experience for a dog. But getting there can...

New dog film honors bond between dogs and veterans

This heartwarming new dog film reminds us of the problems surrounding BSL, and the unwavering power of the human-canine bond. A Dog’s Way Home, which...

How to make grooming a positive experience for your dog

Trips to the grooming salon don’t have to be stressful. These tips will help ensure your dog stays calm and collected so he can...

8 tips for raising dogs and kids

Are you struggling to keep up with the demands of raising children and dogs? You’re not alone! Here’s some advice to help you juggle...

Doggy play dates

Want to join or organize a playgroup for your dog? Take these tips and tactics into consideration before setting your first date. It used...

Survey explores habits of people who take selfies with pets

It only takes a few seconds on social media to see how popular pet selfies are. In fact, it's become such a phenomenon that...

Rehabilitation for rescue dogs

A behind-the-scenes look at the physical, mental and emotional rehabilitation efforts that give shelter and rescue dogs a second chance at life. While some dogs...

82 heartwarming Christmas movies starring dogs!

Whether you have a dog or not, you’ll love these iconic Christmas movies. The holidays are a time for making new memories, honoring family traditions...

Detection dogs sniff out malaria

Detection dogs are celebrated for detecting diseases in humans using their powerful sense of smell. Now, researchers are training them to detect malaria. The power...

Floridians vote “no” to Greyhound racing

Yesterday, Florida voters were asked to decide the fate of Greyhound racing in their state... here's what they decided. Change is coming to the sunshine...

Supporting your senior pet with quality nutrition

It can be difficult to watch your senior pet deal with the hardships of aging. Closely monitoring his nutrition with the help of your...

More North Americans are becoming vegan – could our love of...

New research suggests that those who love dogs and cats are more likely to embrace a vegan lifestyle. Veganism in Canada and the US is...

New film follows Seeing Eye dogs through their lives

A new documentary, Pick of the Litter, shows viewers how Seeing Eye dogs are raised. If you’ve ever wondered how Seeing Eye dogs are raised,...

Conditioning for canine athletes

A primary concern for canine athletes is the risk of injury. A conditioning program tailored to your individual dog, and the sport he’s involved...

7 tips for tailgating with your dog

Football season has arrived, and that means tailgating parties! These events are a fun way for your dog to socialize and enjoy the fall...

12 common dog parenting mistakes

We all strive to do the best for our dogs, but we may overlook or misunderstand some aspect of canine care. Check this list...

How to stop dogs from digging

Is your dog's digging getting out of hand? If it looks like you have gophers living in your lawn, it's time to take steps...

6 ways dogs improve your quality of life

Between their excitement when you come home every day and their enthusiasm for snuggling, it’s hard not to feel the love from dogs. But...

5 signs you should consult a professional obedience trainer

A professional obedience trainer can be a great resource to help your dog improve his behavior — but how do you know when it’s...

Solutions for dogs that growl

Does your dog growl when he shouldn't? Here's how to solve the problem using positive training methods. Sarah's two rescue dogs are very gentle and...

10 ways to spoil your dog

Looking for a few ways to spoil your dog without compromising his health? Look no further. August 10th marks National Spoil Your Dog Day –...

How do you talk to your dog?

If you often talk to your dog, you’re not alone. Researchers Alex Benjamin and Katie Slocombe from the University of York in the UK...

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...

This year’s most popular dog breeds

The most popular dog breeds have been determined, and the results may surprise you... What your favorite type of dog? The AKC recently released its...

Does your dog have hot spots?

These inflamed red lesions on your dog’s skin can cause him a lot of itching and pain. Find out what really causes hot spots,...

ASPCA files lawsuit against USDA for removing animal welfare records

The USDA is endangering animals unethically bred, housed and studied by refusing to release inspection and enforcement records – and the ASPCA is taking...

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...

Saying goodbye to “super” star Margot Kidder

This week, we bid farewell to another one of Hollywood’s most famous dog-lovers. Actress Margot Kidder passed away peacefully in her sleep at the...

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...

Detection dogs sniff out stolen artifacts

Detection dogs have been used to detect illegal drugs and explosives, missing persons, and even disease. Now, they're being trained to identify valuable artifacts...