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Adding Dog Number Two to Your Household
Tips on introducing a new dog to your present pet.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photos of Dogs for the Holidays
Happy Holidays from the Dogs! Check out some photos of dogs in their holiday best. These dogs are ready for the holidays.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photos of Dogs for the Holidays
Happy Holidays from the Dogs! Check out some photos of dogs in their holiday best. These dogs are ready for the holidays.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photos of Dogs for the Holidays
Happy Holidays from the Dogs! Check out some photos of dogs in their holiday best. These dogs are ready for the holidays.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photos of Dogs for the Holidays
Happy Holidays from the Dogs! Check out some photos of dogs in their holiday best. These dogs are ready for the holidays. Page 13.

Holiday Dog Photos - Chico the Chihuahua
Holiday Dog Photos - Chico the Chihuahua. Page 7.

Holiday Dog Photos - Dachshund with Santa
Holiday Dog Photos - Dachshund with Santa. Page 10.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Abby and Shelby
Abby and Shelby jingle all the way. Abby is a 3 year old GSD mix, Shelby is a 4 year old Lab Mix. Page 16.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Vito
After our snowperson was complete our Golden Vito thought his arms looked edible!. Page 25.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Butters
Butters, a 7 yr old Golden Retriever as a reindeer. He is a rescue and a cancer survivor. Page 23.

Holiday Dog Photos - Brinkley
Brinkley is our Portuguese Water Dog and he is two years old. Brinkley has his CGC (Canine Good Citizen), his Delta Society Evaluation as pet partner, and his READ classification (Reading Education Assistance Dog). Page 12.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Baeri in the snow
Baeri, a 20 month old shelter Chocolate Lab Mix. He's enjoying the snow at Snoqualmie Pass on the first day of skiing this winter. Page 19.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photos of Dogs for the Holidays
Happy Holidays from the Dogs! Check out some photos of dogs in their holiday best. These dogs are ready for the holidays. Page 8.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photos of Dogs for the Holidays
Happy Holidays from the Dogs! Check out some photos of dogs in their holiday best. These dogs are ready for the holidays. Page 9.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photos of Dogs for the Holidays
Happy Holidays from the Dogs! Check out some photos of dogs in their holiday best. These dogs are ready for the holidays. Page 11.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photos of Dogs for the Holidays
Happy Holidays from the Dogs! Check out some photos of dogs in their holiday best. These dogs are ready for the holidays. Page 6.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Scooter the Pug
Scooter the Pug, dressed in his Holiday best. Page 20.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Reggie the Pug
Reggie the Pug in his Christmas sweater. Page 18.

Holiday Pet Pictures - Photo of Panda the Pomeranian
Panda the Pomeranian in a Santa Hat. Page 24.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Stoney the Pug
Stoney the Pug dressed for Christmas. Page 26.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Millie the Pug
Millie, a Pug, dressed up for Christmas. Page 27.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Howie Doo
Christmas Photo of Howie Doo, a Border Collie / Retriever mix. Page 15.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Lillie the Cocker Spaniel
This is our gorgeous new puppy San Tan Lilli Ann. We call her Lilli. She is a chocolate Cocker Spaniel and Dec. 21 she turns 15 weeks old. Here she poses with Santa. Page 22.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Hoover the Golden
Hoover de Doover, a 2 year old Golden Retriever. Page 21.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photo of Chunky Monkey
Chunky Monkey the English Bulldog wearing Christmas lights. Page 14.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Photos of Dogs for the Holidays
Happy Holidays from the Dogs! Check out some photos of dogs in their holiday best. These dogs are ready for the holidays. Page 5.

Holiday Dog Pictures - Henry the German Shepherd Dog
Henry the German Shepherd Dog in the snow dressed for the holidays. Page 17.

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Choosing a German Shepherd Puppy
Choosing your perfect German Shepherd puppy and companion does require a great deal of time, effort and energy, but when done properly will be something you won't regret at all in the future.

Choosing a German Shepherd Puppy
Choosing your perfect German Shepherd puppy and companion does require a great deal of time, effort and energy, but when done properly will be something you won't regret at all in the future. Page 2.

Top Natural and Holistic Dog Food Companies
Find information about the top natural and holistic dog foods, including the benefits of natural and holistic dog foods. Plus, research natural and holistic dog food companies.

Canine Nutrition - Before You Choose a Dog Food
Before you choose a dog food, learn some of the basics of canine nutrition. Then, you can decide which diet best suits your dog.

What Should I Do if My Dog Dies at Home?
What should I do if my dog dies at home? Find out how to proceed after the death of your dog at home, including who to call and how to handle your dog's body.

Dog Anal Sacs - About Anal Glands and Scooting in Dogs
What exactly are anal sacs, AKA anal glands in dogs, and what is their function? Learn about dog anal sacs (anal glands) and dog scooting, including how to express anal glands.

The Cost of Dog Ownership - Affording a Dog
Can you afford a dog? Learn the cost of dog ownership and how to budget for your dog. The cost of owning a dog is about more than just dog food - there are many other expenses to consider.

Dog Ticks - Pet Health and Parasite Treatments
Ticks pose a real threat to dogs and other animals, including humans. Find out all about ticks and your dogs. Learn about tick-borne diseases and how they may affect you and your dogs.

Flea Treatment and Prevention for Dogs
Fleas are not only a nuisance. They are a health risk for your dog. Learn about the many types of flea treatments and prevention products available today. Keep fleas off your dog for good.

What Is a Dog's Normal Body Temperature?
What is a dog's normal body temperature? Find out the normal body temperature of a dog.

Easy and Fun Dog Tricks - Training Your Dog
Dog tricks are a great way to take your dog training to the next level, and give your dog some mental stimulation. Find ten fun and easy tricks that you can train a dog to do.

Flatulence in Dogs - Dealing With Gassy Canines
Dogs farting got you gasping for air? Gassy dogs might be funny to some, but it's also something we dog lovers can live without. Find out why some dogs fart so much and learn how to handle flatulence in your dog.

Why Dogs Bark and How to Stop Excessive Dog Barking
Dogs will be dogs, and most dogs will bark or otherwise vocalize. Find out why dogs bark and how to gain control over dog barking, including how to stop excessive dog barking.

How to Choose the Right Dog for You
How can you choose the right dog for you and your family? Getting a dog is a big decision. If you have decided that the time is right to welcome a new dog into your home, you must decide what dog is right for you. Before you get a dog, consider size, breed, age, activity level and personality. Then determine where to get your dog. Getting a dog is a major decision that will change your life.

Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds for Those Allergic to Dogs
Hypoallergenic dogs can be a breath of fresh air for the allergic dog lover. Though no dog is non-allergenic, these low-shedding hypoallergenic dog breeds are the most appropriate for allergy sufferers.

Common Canine Behavioral Problems and Solutions
There are plenty of dog behavior problems. Here are the most common behavior issues seen in dogs and how owners can fix them.

Best Dog Breeds for Apartments and Small Homes
What are the best small dog breeds for apartment living? What little dogs are best for your family? Find out all about the top small dog breeds.

All About Fleas on Dogs: Prevention and Treatment
Fleas are a nuisance to dogs and other animals, including humans. Find out all about fleas and your dogs. Learn how to kill fleas and prevent fleas from infesting your dog and your home.

Dangerous and Toxic Foods and Your Dog
There are many types of people foods that can poison your dog. Some foods cause minor effects, while others can cause death. Learn what foods to avoid and keep your dog safe.

Top Careers for Dog Lovers
Have you ever wanted to work with dogs for a living? Check out the top careers for dog lovers find out what you need to do to begin a hob working with dogs. Dog-related jobs are rewarding and fun, so see if one of these careers is for you.

Puppies 101: All You Need to Know to Care for Your Pet
It's all about puppies! Whether you are getting your first puppy or just need a refresher course, this is what you'll need to know about puppies. From welcoming your new puppy home, to training and health information, these tips will help you get your puppy on the right track to adulthood.

How to Clean Your Dog's Ears - Dog Grooming Basics
Cleaning your dog's ears is an important part of his grooming needs. Easily learn how to clean your dog's ears with these instructions.

Choosing the Best Dog Chews: Treats for Dogs to Gnaw On
Got a dog that loves to chew? Choosing a safe and digestible chew for your dog can be difficult. Not all chews are the same, and different dogs might do best with different chews. Learn how different dog chews stack up and what makes them good--or bad--for your dog.

Why Does Dog Urine Cause Brown Spots on Grass?
My dog's urine is killing my lawn. Why does dog pee make the grass turn brown or yellow? How can I stop this? I love my dog but I would like a nice lawn, too.

Tips for Training Your Pit Bull Dog
With proper training and socialization, pit bulls make great family pets. Get advice and tips on training your pit bull.

Dog Breeds A to Z (Alphabetical Listing)
Want to learn all about dog breeds? Looking for information about your favorite dog breeds? Quickly find the dog breed information you need with this alphabetical listing of dog breeds.

Tick Removal and Prevention for Dogs
Ticks pose a threat to dogs and other animals, including humans. Learn how to safely remove ticks from dogs and prevent ticks from affecting you and your dog.

What to Expect When Your Pet Is Put to Sleep
The euthanasia of a beloved pet is a solemn time for everyone, but it may be less of a strain if you are prepared for the euthanasia process. Learn what to expect before, during and after your dog is put to sleep.

Dog Training - Dealing With a Growling Dog
A growling dog can soon become even more aggressive. Learn the best way to deal with a growling dog.

Reading Dog Body Language
Understanding canine communication can help protect you and your dog from dangerous situations.Here's how to tell when they're happy, aggressive, etc.

Mourning the Loss of Your Dog
Handling the death of a beloved pet is never easy, but grieving is an important part of your recovery. Learn more about grief in pet owners and how to cope.

What To Do When Your Dog Has a Seizure
Witnessing a seizure can be very traumatic, especially when it's your beloved canine companion. Learn what you should do in the event your dog has a seizure. Find out how to work with your vet to control a seizure disorder such as epilepsy.

Dog Body Language: Lip Licking
Lip licking is a form of dog communication. Find out what this type of body language means.

Why Do Dogs Shed and How Can I Reduce It?
Why do dogs shed? How can you stop dogs from shedding so much? Find out what makes dogs shed and learn how you can reduce dog shedding in your home.

Coprophagia - Why Does My Dog Eat Poop
Technically called coprophagia, the act of eating feces is relatively common in dogs. Find out why some dogs eat poop and how you can prevent dogs from eating feces.

Top Five Routine Dog Grooming Basics
Discover the top dog grooming basics including bathing, brushing, nail trims and ear cleaning. Find out what it takes to keep your dog healthy and happy with routine effective grooming.

Dog Injuries - Ruptured Cruciate Ligament
Cruciate ligament injury is one of the most common orthopedic complications seen in dogs. Learn more about canine ruptured cruciate ligaments, including how the injury occurs and how it is diagnosed.

Tips for Keeping Dogs Cool in the Summer Heat
How can you keep your dog cool in the summer heat? Here are some tips that will help cool your dog down when temperatures heat up.

What to Do if Your Dog Bites Someone
What should I do if my dog bites someone? Learn how to handle dog bites to yourself and others. As dog owners, we must take responsibility for training our dogs and keeping them under control at all times. If a dog bite does occur, know what to do next.

Helping Your Dog With the Loss of Another Dog
When one dog passes away, your other dogs are bound to be react to the loss. Find out how to help your dog cope with the loss of a longtime dog companion.

Common Canine Worms and Intestinal Parasites
Could your dog have intestinal worms? Read about the most common types of intestinal parasites in dogs and the risk that they pose. Learn how to prevent worms in your dog and how to treat your dog if he gets worms.

Fireworks Phobias in Dogs
A fear of fireworks is very common in dogs. The good news is that there are ways to deal with a dog's fireworks phobia which can ease his stress and anxiety. Learn the best ways to manage your dog's fear of fireworks.

Does a Dry Nose Mean a Dog is Sick?
Does a dog's nose really have anything to do with his health?

Top Five Causes of Aggression in Dogs
The first step in managing dog aggression is figuring out what causes the aggression. Illness, establishing dominance, fear, possessiveness, frustration

How To Train Your Dog to Speak or Be Quiet
With dedication and consistency, you can teach your dog to bark on command AND to be quiet. Here is one basic method that works for many dogs.

Start a Dog Obedience Training Program
Find out what you need to begin a dog obedience training program, from supplies to techniques. You can transform your dog from class clown to star pupil with the right dog obedience training program.

Pet Aftercare Options - Your Pet's Remains After Death
After the tragic loss of your dog, it can be difficult to decide what to do with the body. Find out about the available options for pet aftercare, including pet cremation, pet burial and various memorial options.

Bugs and Your Dog - Common Canine Parasites
When it comes to parasites, every dog is at risk. Find out all about the most common types of parasites that affect dogs. Learn how to treat and prevent these infestations and keep your dog, your family and yourself safe.

Before Getting a Dog - What to Consider
Getting a dog is more than just taking home the adorable little fur ball. Are you ready to get a dog? Here's what you need to know before you get a dog.

Dog Training Tips for Labrador Retrievers
With their eagerness to please and their affection natures, it's no wonder Labrador Retrievers are one of the most popular breeds. Learn some tips on how to train a Labrador Retriever.

Top Five Books Most Recommended by Dog Trainers
It's easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer number of books on dog training. Find out about some of the top books most often recommended by dog trainers and behaviorists.

Top Ten Basic Dog Training Commands
Learn which basic dog training commands every dog should know. These can help you to overcome common dog behavior problems and will help keep your dog safe.

Reasons NOT to Give Up Your Dog
If you or someone you know is thinking of giving up a dog, please read this first.Even if you've fallen on hard times,there are other options.You can do it!

Keeping Your Dog Safe and Warm in Winter Weather
Follow these cold weather safety tips for dogs. Learn about potential winter hazards and how to prevent harm to your dog.

Puppy Vaccinations - Vaccines for Your Puppy
Puppy vaccinations are an essential part of your puppy's first several months. Your new puppy will need to be given a series of vaccines, or immunizations to prevent disease. Learn more about why you need to have your puppy vaccinated and what to expect throughout the process.

Nine Different Types of Dog Collars
Read about a variety of dog collars and collar alternatives to learn which type best suits your dog.

The Best Dogs for Kids
Finding the best dog for kids requires some serious planning. Discover the factors you should consider, including breed, age and size.

Choosing Euthanasia for Your Beloved Dog
How can you tell when it is the right time to say goodbye to your beloved dog? When should you decide that euthanasia is the best option for your pet? Making the decision to humanely end the life of a suffering pet can be a difficult choice. However, there are some ways to know if the right time is near.

Best Dog Treats for Training
Many people like to use dog treats to train a dog. But what are the best? Learn about different kinds.

How to Crate Train Your Dog or Puppy
Crate training is an important part of training your puppy. Learn how to crate train your dog or puppy. Crate training makes house training your dog or puppy easy.

Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs
Separation anxiety is a disorder that causes a number of behavior problems in dogs. Learn how to overcome your dog's separation anxiety.

Fun and Easy Dog Tricks - Train a Dog to Play Dead
Training a dog to play dead is a fun and easy dog trick. It's simple to train a dog to do, and your friends are sure to be impressed! Learn how to do it in a few easy steps.

Microchipping Your Dog (How It Works, Things to Know)
Learn how microchipping your dog could be a life-saver, plus find out about the pros and cons of microchipping.

Naming Your Puppy – Dog Name Do’s and Don’ts
Do use a name of one or two syllables. Don't use a name that sounds like a command you plan to teach your dog. Other tips.

Top Dog Movies - Great Live Action Films About Dogs
Some of the most popular films ever made have starred dogs, so here are some shining examples of live action movies featuring dogs, including Old Yeller, Lassie, Benji and more.

Havanese Dog Breed Profile
The Havanese is the National Dog of Cuba. Learn more about the Havanese dog breed, including tremperament, history and appearance.

How to Train Your Dog to Roll Over
Roll over is a fun trick to teach your dog. Learn how to train your dog to roll over on command.

Shake Paws - Dog Trick Training
Shake is a fun dog trick. Learn how to train a dog to shake in just a few simple steps.

Shih Tzu Dog Breed - Shih Tzu Profile
Learn all about the Shih Tzu, one of the noblest and most ancient of all dog breeds. Read about the Shih Tzu's traits, personality, health problems and more. This little dog is one tough cookie!

Dementia in Dogs - Canine Cognitive Dysfunction
Dementia, also known as canine cognitive dysfunction, is a form of senility that often affects the minds of senior dogs. Learn all about canine cognitive dysfunction and dementia in dogs.

Dog Grooming, Dematting and Detangling
Learn all about the delicate job of dematting from guest author Val Witt, who tells you how to properly undo your dog's tangles. Dematting is an essential part of dog grooming.

Solutions to Undo Your Dog's Tangles
Learn all about the delicate job of dematting from guest author Val Witt, who tells you how to properly undo your dog's tangles. Dematting is an essential part of dog grooming. Page 2.

Cats and Dogs in the Home (How to Coexist)
Can dogs and cats coexist in your home? Learn how to introduce cats and dogs to one another and prevent disaster. In many cases, dogs and cats can learn to get along.

Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs
Find out what plants and flowers may be poisonous to dogs with this list of common toxic plants and flowers. Certain plants, when ingested, can cause serious harm to pets. Learn what plants to keep out of your dog's reach.

Rabies in Dogs (Cause, Symptoms, Prevention, Treatment)
Learn about Rabies, a very serious but preventable disease that can affect all mammals - including dogs and humans. Find out how to prevent and treat

Yorkshire Terrier Dog Breed Profile
Yorkshire Terriers, the tiny dogs with big personalities, are one of the most popular dog breeds in North America. Learn about the profile of the Yorkshire Terrier dog breed, including appearance, personality traits, history and health problems.

Reader Q & A: The Itchy Dog
I got an e-mail from a reader about her itchy dog. Knowing she is not alone, I thought I would share it with all of you. Many dogs have allergies this time of

Train a Dog to Fetch a Ball - Dog Training Tips
Not all dogs know how to play fetch. Some might need to learn the all the rules, while others may chase a ball, but need to be taught to bring it back. Find out how to train a dog to fetch.

How to Meet Your Dog's Basic Needs
Learn how diet, exercise, veterinary care, grooming, training and home environment work together to play a vital role in your dog or puppy’s well-being.

Agility Training for Dogs - Getting Started
Agility is a competitive dog sport. Learn how to train your dog to master each obstacle and compete whatever its breed.

Agility Training for Dogs - Teaching Agility Specifics
Agility is a competitive sport for dogs. Learn to train your dog to master the obstacles and compete in agility. Page 2.

Chihuahua - Dog Breed Profile
The chihuahua dog breed is one of the smallest but has one of the biggest personalities. Learn all about the appearance, temperament and other traits.

Train a Dog to Back Up - Fun and Easy Dog Tricks
Back up is a fun and useful trick to train a dog. Learn how to quickly train your dog to back up in a few easy steps.

Understanding Why Dogs Growl - Training Tips
Learn how to understand what a growling dog is trying to tell you in order to keep your dog happy and prevent more serious dog aggression.

Dog Breed Profile: The Cane Corso
The Cane Corso is one of the largest dog breeds around. Learn more about the powerful yet gentle Cane Corso's appearance, personality and other traits.

Dog Health Tips - Keeping Your Dog Healthy
Learn the basics for keeping your dog healthy including veterinary care, nutrition, exercise and grooming. These dog health guidelines can help keep your dog healthy and happy.

You and Your Dog - The Human Canine Bond
The bond between humans and canine is unmistakable. Since the domestication of the dog, people have been drawn to them - and they to us. Find out more about the bond between people and dogs and how to reinforce this connection.

American Staffordshire Terrier Dog Breed Profile
The American Staffordshire Terrier is a powerful and courageous dog breed with great athletic ability and a great desire for human companionship. Learn more about the American Staffordshire Terrier, including appearance, temperament, history and health concerns.

Automobile Safety for Your Dog
Restraints can keep your dog safe and protect others in the event of a car accident. Learn about the main types of automobile restraints for your dog.

Maltese Dog Breed Profile
The Maltese dog breed is a soft little white dog with a lively, courageous disposition. Learn more about the appearance, personality and history of the Maltese.

Tips on How to House Train Your Puppy
Housebreaking is one of the first things you need to teach your dog. These tips can help get you started.

Handling Your Dog's Thunderstorm Phobia
Dogs with what's technically called astraphobia become frantic and fearful during storms. Find out the causes this and ways to manage it.

Should You Allow Your Dog on the Bed or Couch?
Should you let your dog sleep in the bed with you? What about on the couch? In general, letting your dog on the furniture is not going to cause problems.

All About Dogs and Dental Care - Teeth Hygiene
Dogs need dental care, too! Unfortunately, dental hygiene for dogs is sometimes overlooked. Many people seem to just expect dogs to have bad breath, and few people brush their dogs’ teeth frequently enough. Dental hygiene is just as important to your dog’s overall heath as things like healthy diet, proper exercise and routine grooming.

Bichon Frise Dog Breed Profile
The Bichon Frise dog breed is a fluffy little white dog with a lively, happy personality. This hypoallergenic dog breed is also among the most popular dog breeds to day. Learn more about the appearance, personality and history of the Bichon Frise.

What You Need to Know to Travel With Your Dog
If you are planning a trip with your dog, learn how to travel by air or car to make the experience less stressful and a lot of fun!

Train Your Dog - Go to Your Place Command
Training your dog to go to his bed or place is a great way to get him to settle down quickly. Follow these dog training tips to get your dog to go to his place on command.

Basenji Dog Breed - History & Profile
The Basenji is among the most unique of all dog breeds. This small, elegant dog is probably best known for its lack of barking. However, the breed will sometimes whine and make noises that resemble yodeling. The Basenji is a muscular dog, but is also very lean and agile. This breed is quite intelligent, with a fine character and curious nature.

How to Be a Responsible Dog Owner: What to Know
Responsible dog ownership is essential for a dog's health. If you want to be a responsible dog owner, here are some basic guidelines, including tips on breeding, training and keeping your dog healthy.

About Dogs - How To Manage Your Multi-Dog Home - Managing the Multiple Dog Household
Having one dog is great, but having more than one is fantastic! Full of doubled rewards and triple the challenges, a multi-dog home can have you pulling your hair out over the simplest of things.

How to Prevent Your Dog From Counter Surfing
Counter surfing is when your dog jumps up on a counter or table to steal food or other items. Counter surfing can be a hard habit to break. Use these training tips to prevent your dog from jumping up on the counter.

Renting With Dogs and Apartment Living for Dog Owners
Renting apartments and other homes with dogs can pose a challenge, but it can be done. Whether you are a dog owner looking for a rental home or a renter thinking about getting a dog, here is what you need to know about renting with dogs.

Release or Drop It Dog Command - Train Your Dog to Drop It
Teaching your dog to release things is very important for his safety and your peace of mind. The drop it command is easy to teach and essential for your dog to learn.

Possession Aggression in Dogs - Signs and Causes
Possession aggression in dogs occurs when a dog growls, snaps, or bites to protect something he considers his - food, a toy, bones.

Finding Your Lost or Missing Dog
If your dog is lost or missing, the time for action is now. Here are nine steps you can take to find your beloved pet.

Dog Bite Prevention
Learn how to prevent dog bites to yourself and others. As dog owners, we must take responsibility for training our dogs and keeping them under control at all times. We must also help spread awareness to others about proper behavior around dogs, dog safety, and preventing dog bites. Dog bite prevention is a necessity in our world full of all kinds of dogs.

How to Housebreak Your Dog
Dogs can make a real mess of your yard. Find out how to potty train a puppy or dog so they only use one spot in the yard.

Teaching Dog the Emergency Recall Command
An emergency recall could save your dog's life. Train your dog to come when called in emergency situations.

Most Popular Animated Films About Dogs
Some of the most popular films ever made have starred dogs, so here are some shining examples of movies featuring dogs, including Old Yeller, Lassie, Benji and more.

10 Best Kind of Dog Beds
Your dog needs a great place to rest his head. There is a near-endless selection of dog beds on the market today. Learn about some of the best dog bed options

The Dangers of Gum Disease in Dogs
Periodontal disease not only affects humans. It can affect your dog too. Learn about the dangers associated with periodontal disease in dogs and what causes it.

Rat Poison and Your Dog - What to Do
Rat poison is a dangerous toxin for dogs. Learn more about what to do if your dog eats rat poison and find out how to prevent rodenticide toxicity.

Playing Tug of War With Your Dog
Dogs love to play tug of war, and it's good for them. Though there has been some debate over tug of war and dogs, the game is actually a healthy display of their predatory nature. Tug of war is mental and physical exercise for your dog.

Leonberger - Dog Breed - History and Characteristics
The Leonberger is a giant dog breed with a big heart and worker's spirit. Learn more about the beautiful and massive Leonberger dog breed, such as appearance, personality and health concerns.

Tips for Training Small Dog Breeds
It's important to make the time and effort to train your small breed dog. Learn some training tips to help ensure your small dog is always well-behaved.

Great Dane Dog Breed Profile
The Great Dane is one of the largest dog breeds, yet one of the most gentle. Learn more about this gentle giant - including appearance, personality and other traits.

English Mastiff - Dog Breed Profile
The Mastiff, also known as the English Mastiff, is one of the largest dog breeds around. Learn more about this powerful yet gentle companion's appearance, personality and other traits.

Handling a Dog's Fear of Riding in Cars
If your dog hides under the bed instead of running for the door at the first mention of a ride in the car, chances are he has a phobia. A fear of riding in the car is very common in dogs. Learn why your dog is afraid of the car, and what you can do to get him comfortable with going for a ride.

How to Safely Break Up a Dog Fight
A dog fight can be a terrifying event to witness. Trying to break one up can be extremely dangerous. Find out how to stop a fight without getting injured.

Top 5 Supplies for Basic Dog Grooming
Learn about basic dog grooming supplies and dog grooming equipment needed to keep up with your dog's grooming needs and what's best for your dog.

Top Seven Signs a Dog May Bite
Dogs use body language to communicate they are about to bite - growling and snapping, raised fur, even the way it wags its tail.

Train a Dog the Off Command
Want to keep your dog off your furniture and counters? Learn how to train a dog to respond to the off command, and your dog will soon know that he needs to keep all four paws on the floor.

"A" Dog Breeds - Alphabetical Listing of Dog Breeds A to Z


Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog Breed Profile
Learn all about the Staffordshire Bull Terrier - a bright, active dog breed that makes a wonderful companion. Read about the personality, physical appearance, health problems and other traits associated with the lovable Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

Training Tips for Adult Dogs
It is definitely possible to train an old dog new tricks. Here are some helpful tips in making your adult dog a happy and healthy member of your family

Dog Training Course - Train a Dog in Six Weeks
Well-behaved dogs are a joy to share your life with. But it can be difficult to figure out exactly how to train a dog. Follow this dog training program for six weeks, and you're sure to see improvements in the dog's behavior.

Train Your Dog to Look At You
The command “look” is used to get your dog’s attention. It is useful for times when you need your dog to focus on you, such as during obedience training.

Dogs and Fear of Stairs
It's not unusual for dogs to be afraid of navigating stairs. Whether the dog's fear of stairs developed because of a lack of exposure to steps or a traumatic experience like falling down the stairs, you can learn how to train the dog to go up and down the stairs fairly easily.

Hypothyroidism in Dogs (Canine Overactive Thyroid)
What you need to know about Canine Hypothyroidism, a common but treatable endocrine disease. Learn about hypothyroidism causes, symptoms of hypothyroidism and treatment options for hypothyroid dogs.

Dog Communication: Appeasement Gestures
Dogs use body language to communicate with people and other animals. Learn about how they use appeasement gestures, such as lip licking and yawning, to tell us how they're feeling.

Leash Training for Dogs
Learn to train your dog or puppy to walk on leash. A loose leash walk teaches your dog not to pull or lunge.

Fixing Submissive/Excitement Urination in Dogs
Does your dog have a submissive/excitement urination problem? If your new housebroken puppy or rescued dog occasionally pees on the floor for no fathomable reason, then you might have a dog with submissive/excitement urination issues.

Is It Safe to Give Your Dog a Bone?
Are bones safe for dogs? Find out if its safe to give your dog a bone.

Essential Dog Supplies
Learn about the top kinds of pet supplies for dogs, from collars and leashes to beds and kennels. Discover the kinds of pet supplies that your dog actually needs versus the things that you might just want for fun.

Dog Training Hand Signals - Train a Dog Using Hand Signals
Dog hand signals are used the same way people use sign language. It's a non-verbal way of communicating with your dog. Find out why hand signals are used, and how to train a dog using hand signals.

How High is a Dog's Tolerance to Heat?
What temperature is too hot for a dog? Before you put your dog at risk, learn how what hot temperatures are safe for your dog and what is dangerous.

Poodle Dog Breed Profile - History and Characteristics
Get to know the Poodle dog breed! Poodles are more than just pampered pooches. These highly intelligent canines are wonderful companions for most lifestyles. They even come in three sizes.

Portuguese Water Dog Breed Profile
The Portuguese Water Dog is a medium-sized, energetic and athletic dog breed. Find out all about this lesser-know dog breed, including appearance, personality and history.

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Dog Breed Profile
The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is medium in size, energetic and quite affectionate and Learn all about this good-natured and versatile dog breed. read about the appearance, personality, temperament, history and care of the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier.

How to Handle Your Dog's Phobia of Men
Dogs who aren't exposed to many men early in life are prone to develop a fear of men. In mild cases, it is possible to completely rid your dog of his fear of men with some patience and a few tricks. Dogs with a severe fear of men may need more intense training and management to keep their fear in check.

Dog Breed Profile: Labrador Retriever
Find out about Labrador Retrievers and why it is such a popular breed, including appearance, personality traits, history and health problems.

Fourth of July Safety Tips for Dogs
The 4th of July is a time of celebration. It's all about food, family, fun and fireworks. However, it could be a dangerous and frightening time for your dog. Learn how to keep your dog safe during the Fourth of July holiday festivities.

Top Ten Dog Sports - Sports and Recreation for Dogs
Learn about the top dog sports today. Participation in dog sports and recreation is a great way to keep your active dog both physically and mentally healthy. Dog sports challenge your dog's mind and body, leading to a healthy and happy dog.

Chinese Crested - Dog Breed Profile
The Chinese Crested is a unique toy breed of dog that is seen in hairless or powderpuff. Learn all about its history, appearance and temperament.

Bared Teeth in Dogs - Canine Body Language
Baring teeth is one way in which dogs communicate with people and other animals. Find out what it means when your dog bares his teeth.

All About Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV) or Bloat
For Dogs, GDV or Bloat, is a serious life-threatening emergency condition. The stomach fills with gas and/or food, then rotates.

Dachshund Dog Breed Profile - History and Information
Learn all about the Dachshund dog breed, the increasingly popular little

Miniature Schnauzer Dog Breed Profile
The Miniature Schnauzer is a sturdy Terrier with an active personality. Find out more about the popular Miniature Schnauzer dog breed, including appearance, history, personality and potential health problems.

How to Teach Your Dog Self-Control
Nothing in Life is Free. Teaching your dog self-control can curb a number of problem behaviors. It can also help you to establish your leadership, and teach your dog to be more confident.

About Dogs - I Want a Dog - Pitching a Dog to Your Landlord
Trying to convince your landlord to let you have a dog isn't going to be easy. Use these tips to help you present your case.

Dogs and Phobias - Signs and Symptoms of Fear in Dogs
The more quickly you recognize the signs and symptoms of fear in a dog, the more quickly you can address the problem. Learn the body language, behavior, and physical symptoms a fearful dog exhibits.

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?
Why do dogs eat grass? Dogs love to munch away on grass, and some even make it part of their daily routine. Fortunately, most experts believe it isn't something you should worry about. So why exactly do they gobble up that green stuff in your yard?

Dogs Summer and Heat Safety (Tips Guide)
Summer and the warmer months can be fun for you and your dog, but it is important to understand that hot temperatures can be very dangerous, too. Here are some important things you need to know about summer time hazards and prevention.

Train Your Dog to Sit on Command
The sit command is one of the simplest commands your can teach your dog. Plus, its fun for you and easy for your dog to learn. In a short time, you dog can be an expert at sitting on command.

"C" Dog Breeds - Alphabetical Listing of Dog Breeds A to Z


How to Train a Shelter or Rescue Dog
Shelter dogs can make wonder companions. With some time and patience, they can become happy members of the family. Learn tips for training a shelter dog.

Does a Dog's Warm or Dry Nose Signify Illness?
Can your dog's nose tell you whether or not she is healthy? Some people say that a cold and wet nose is a sign of health, and a warm or dry nose indicates illness. Find out if this is fact or fiction.

How to Break Up and Prevent Dog Fights: Overview
How can you tell if dog are playing or fighting? When should you intervene in a dog fight? Get the answers and learn how can you prevent dog fighting in the first place.

Great Pyrenees Dog Breed Profile
The Great Pyrenees is a large white dog with an affinity for hard work. Find out more about the beautiful Great Pyrenees, including temperament, appearance and history.

Getting Your Dog's Teeth Cleaned
Depending on the condition of your dog's teeth, your veterinarian may recommend a professional dental cleaning at some point. Here's what you need to know.

After Your Dog Dies: How Long To Wait To Get Another One?
After your beloved dog has died, how can you tell when you are ready to get a new dog? Will you ever be ready to have a new dog?

The 9 Biggest Myths About Dogs
No, a dry nose does NOT mean a dog is sick. And no, dogs do NOT age seven years for every human year. A look at the myths, how they began, what the truth is.

Preventing Your Dog's Boredom (And Destructive Behavior)
Boredom can lead your dog to engage in destructive behavior. Here are tips to keep your dog active and interested. e.g. Make sure it gets exercise.

Substances That Can Be Poisonous to Dogs
These are numerous substances that can pose a threat to your dog. Learn what hazardous materials to avoid and how to protect your dog.

Yawning in Dogs - Canine Body Language
Most of us associate yawning with being tired, but when dogs yawn they may be telling us something completely different. Learn the meaning behind this type of dog body language.

How to Clicker Train Your Dog
Easily learn how to clicker train your dog. With clicker training, you can effectively teach your dog basic and advanced commands.

How Long Is a Dog's Pregnancy (Gestation)?
How long does pregnancy last in dogs? What is the canine gestation period? Learn the length of a dog's pregnancy, or gestation period.

Arthritis in Dogs - Information About Osteoarthritis and Your Dog
Dogs can get arthritis too! Arthritis is a condition of the joints that can make it difficult for a dog to get around. Learn more about arthritis and how it can affect your dog.

Indoor Activities for You and Your Dog
Don't let bad weather spoil your day. There are indoor activities for you and your dog to enjoy, too. Rainy days, snowstorms or extremes in temperature don't have to ruin your plans to spend time with your dog. These indoor activities can strengthen the bond between you and your dog, stimulate your dog's mind and sometimes even provide some light exercise.

How to Train a Dog to Beg - Fun and Easy Dog Tricks
Nothing could be cuter than seeing a dog sitting up to beg. Learn the simple steps to train a dog to do this fun dog trick.

Panasonic JetSpin Bagless Vacuum Cleaner Review
Read a review of a pet friendly vacuum cleaner by Panasonic. The Pet Friendly JetSpin Cyclone Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner was developed with the pet owner in mind. Find out how this vacuum cleaner performs on the tough job of cleaning up pet hair.

Training to Prevent Dog Bites
Millions of people suffer from dog bites every year. Learn about dog bite prevention to keep you and your dog safe.

Dog Leash Training - Train a Dog to Heel
Training a dog to walk at a heel by your side can be tricky. Find out the steps to train a dog to heel.

How to Choose the Best Bowl for Your Dog
There are several varieties of dog bowls available for your dog's food and water. Do you know which one is right for your dog? Find out more about the pros and cons of different dog bowls for your dog's food and water.

How to Train a Deaf or Low-Hearing Dog
Many people are surprised to learn that deaf dogs are just as capable of being trained as other dogs. Learn some tips to train a deaf dog.

Puppy Training - Socializing Your Puppy
Socialization means training your puppy to accept new people, animals, and places. Socializing your puppy will make him a happier, more well-behaved dog. It prevents behavior problems from developing.

Using Positive Reinforcement to Train Your Dog
Positive reinforcement dog training means rewarding your dog for good behavior. There are a number of benefits to using positive reinforcement methods to train your dog.

About Dogs - Allergic To Dogs - How to Live With Dogs When You Have Dog Allergies
How to Live With dogs When You Are Allergic To Dogs. Managing your allergies to dogs and still having a dog yourself.

About Dogs - The Price of a Purebred Puppy
How much should a purebred puppy cost, and what should you be getting for your money?

American Pit Bull Terrier Dog Breed Profile
The American Pit Bull Terrier is a brave and powerful and dog breed that possesses excellent athletic ability. Despite its reputations, this breed thrives upon human companionship. Find out more about the American Pit Bull Terrier, including appearance, temperament, history and health concerns.

Training Your Puppy - Overview
Bringing home a new puppy can be overwhelming. Find out the best puppy training tips to get a new puppy off to a great start.

Dogue de Bordeaux Dog Breed Profile
The Dogue de Bordeaux is a very large, sturdy and loyal dog that makes a wonderful companion and guard dog. Learn more about the various traits for the Dogue de Bordeaux, including size, color, history and temperament.

How to Become a Dog Trainer
Dog training can be a hobby you do in your spare time or a full-time career. Find out how you can learn to be a dog trainer.

How to Hire a Pet Sitter for Your Dog
Pet sitters provide customized care for your dog, working to create as little stress as possible for you and your dog.

Top Food and Treat Dispensing Dog Toys - Dog Toys and Dog Treats
Dog toys that dispense food and treats are a great way to offer your dog mental stimulation and avoid common dog behavior problems. Before you start shopping, find out which are the best food dispensing dog toys out there.

Miniature Pinscher Dog Breed Profile
The Miniature Pinscher is a small, vibrant dog breed with a quite dynamic personality. Learn all about the adorable Min Pin, from history and temperament to appearance and health.

"Leave It" - Basic Dog Training Commands
Dogs tend to pick up anything they find on the floor. Teach your dog the

What to Expect After Adopting a New Dog
So you've decided to adopt a new dog. Congratulations! Here is an idea of what you can expect for the first few weeks with your new companion.

Dog Treat Varieties - Treats for Your Dog
Learn about a variety of dog treats and decide which are best for your dog.

Cadaver Dogs
Information on Cadaver Dogs

Training a Dog to Play
Not all dogs instinctively know how to play. There are a number of reasons for this, but it can be overcome. Find out how to train a dog to play.

How to Train a Dog to Give Kisses
Giving kisses is one of the easiest dog tricks to train a dog to do. Learn how to train a dog to give kisses in just a few simple steps.

Deafness and Hearing Loss in Dogs: Causes and Coping
Deafness occurs in dogs for a variety of reasons and may be confusing for owners to deal with. Learn how deafness may be caused, how deafness can affect the lives of you and your dog, and how to care for your deaf dog.

The Joy of Mutts – Why Mixed-Breed Dogs are Wonderful
Find out all about the wonder of mutts! Mixed-breed dogs make amazing companions. Here are some reason why.

Puppy Training: Bite Inhibition
Puppies love to use their mouths during playtime. Before you stop him from playing this way, you first need to teach him to use his mouth softly, a process called bite inhibition. It's an important step in dog bite prevention. Learn the steps to teaching a puppy bite inhibition.

Popular Working Dog Breed Profile: Bullmastiff
The Bullmastiff is an extremely large and sturdy working dog that makes an excellent companion and ideal protector. Get information about the Bullmastiff, including history, personality, appearance and more.

Medications to Prevent Heartworm Disease for Dogs
Heartworm disease is a serious risk for all dogs exposed to mosquitos. Find out about the products used to prevent heartworm disease in dogs.

How To Train Your Dog to Lie Down - Lie Down Command
Teaching your dog to lie down is easy and fun. Follow these simple steps for a few minutes each day, and your dog will be trained to lie down on command in no time.

Cairn Terrier Dog Breed Profile
The Cairn Terrier is an adorable little terrier that is perhaps best known as the dog in the Wizard of Oz.

Dog Body Language: Whale Eye Meaning
Dogs use body language to communicate with people and other animals. Find out what whale eye in dogs is, and what your dog is trying to tell you when he does it.

Holiday Safety for Your Dog - Keep your Dog Safe for the Holidays
Holiday safety for dogs is sometimes forgotten. The holidays are all about food, family, friends and fun. Of course you want to include your dog in the festivities, but you also need to keep your dog safe for the holidays.

Can Dogs Be Allergic to Humans?
Can a dog really be allergic to humans? Is this common? Learn about dogs and allergies to people. Find out what can be done to help these dogs.

Caring for Dogs and Puppies
Are you meeting your dog’s basic needs? Learn the important differences between caring for puppies and senior dogs. From diet and grooming to home life and travel, become the responsible owner your dog desires with these helpful tools and tips.

Dog Safety Guidelines - Safety Tips for Dog Owners
Safety First! You want your dog with you for a very long time, so keeping her safe from harm is top priority. Learn how to keep your dog safe and avoid potentially harmful situations with these safety guidelines.

Thanksgiving Fun and Safety
Have fun this Thanksgiving, but don't forget to keep your dog safe.

Known People Foods That Can Poison Dogs
As humans, we basically know what is safe for us to eat and drink. However, it's easy to forget that our dogs cannot share all of our food. Some foods are

Newfoundland Dog Breed Information Profile
The Newfoundland, or Newfie is a giant dog breed with a big heart and worker's spirit. Learn more about this beautiful and massive dog breed, such as appearance, personality and health concerns.

Beagle Dog Breed Profile and History
The Beagle is one of the most popular dog breeds in North America. Learn about the profile of the Beagle dog breed, including appearance, personality traits, history and health problems.

About Dogs - American Pit Bull Terrier - APBT
Everything you need to know about the American Pit Bull Terrier.

Adding a New Dog to Your Home Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
Question and Answer page for homes with more than one dog. Frequently asked questions and concerns. Page 2.

How to Get a Puppy Used to a Crate
Dog crates are great tools for housebreaking a puppy. Find out how to get a puppy used to the dog crate.

Canine Good Citizen Training Program
The AKC's Canine Good Citizen Program promotes responsible dog ownership and awards certificates to well-mannered dogs.

Dog Breed Profile: Golden Retriever
The Golden Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. Learn about the profile of the Golden Retriever dog breed, including appearance, personality traits, history and health problems.

Belgian Malinois Dog Breed Profile
Learn about the noble and diligent Belgian Malinois dog breed and find out why it is such a popular breed. Read a profile of the Belgian Malinois dog breed, including appearance, personality traits, history and health problems.

Dog Body Language: What Does the Play Bow Mean?
Dogs use body language to communicate with us and other dogs. Find out what a dog is telling you when you offers a play bow.

German Shepherd - Dog Breed Profile
Read about the noble and diligent German Shepherd Dog breed and find out why it is such a popular breed. Learn about the profile of the German Shepherd Dog breed, including appearance, personality traits, history and health problems.

Popular Toy Dog Breed Profile: Pomeranian
The Pomeranian dog breed is small yet feisty, Learn all about this little dog with a bushy coat. Read about the Pomeranian's personality, physical appearance and other traits.

What Should I Do If My Dog Is Poisoned
If you suspect that your dog has been exposed to a poisonous substance, the time to act is now. Find out what to do in the event your dog becomes poisoned or exposed to toxins.

Puli Ancient Dog Breed Information Profile
The Puli is one of the most unique of all dog breeds. Especially known for its hair that resembles dreadlocks, Pulik are intelligent, friendly and loyal. Find out more about the amazing Puli dog breed.

Boxer Facts and Health Info - Dog Breed Profiles
The Boxer is an athletic, intelligent, affectionate dog breed. Find out more about this lovable breed, including personality traits, colors and potential health problems.

Dog Treats Recipe - Valentine Liver Nibbles Recipe
This Valentine's Day dog treat recipe from The Honest Kitchen is easy to make and delicious for your dog. Try the recipe at home and see how your dog likes it!

Dog-Friendly Hotel in Nashville - Review of the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville
The Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville is an incredibly dog-friendly luxury hotel with 18 locations nationwide. Read all about this upscale hotel chain, including dog-friendly features and amenities.

Canned Dog Food Treats Recipe
Make yummy treats for your dog from any canned food. This recipe is great for dogs on limited diets.

Canine Diseases - Illnesses and Diseases the Affect Dogs
There are many diseases that can afflict your dog. The best way to keep your dog healthy is to educate yourself. Learn about various canine diseases and their symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Surgical Repair of Cruciate Ligament Rupture
Cruciate injuries are relatively common in dogs, and treatment usually involves surgery. Learn about the different types of surgical options for canine cruciate ligament rupture.

Should I Spay or Neuter My Dog?
Pet sterilization has its supporters and opponents, but most experts agree that the average companion dog should be spayed (female) or neutered (male).

Treatment and Management of Dementia in Dogs
Many older dogs develop some form of dementia. Fortunately, there are some ways to treat or manage canine cognitive dysfunction. Here's how you can help your senile dog.

Canine Parvovirus: Information for Dog Owners
Parvo is a highly contagious virus that can be fatal in some cases. Find out how parvo is transmitted from dog to dog, how it is diagnosed and how it can be treated. Most importantly, learn how to prevent parvo from affecting your dog.

Parvo Treatment for Dogs
Parvo is a potentially deadly disease that is all too common in dogs. Although it can be treated, the treatment is not always effective. Learn how parvo is treated in dogs.

How to Protect Dogs From Parvo
Parvo is a highly contagious and potentially fatal virus that affects dogs. Here's what you can do to protect your dog from parvo, including how to decontaminate an area exposed to parvo.

Dogs as Presents - Why Giving a Dog as a Gift is a Bad Idea
As cute as it may seem to give a new dog or puppy as a gift, it can actually be a terrible idea. Holiday gift dogs can be soon forgotten like all the new toys and gadgets. If someone you care about is interested in getting a dog, give a book about dog ownership or a dog accessory as a gift. Here's why giving the gift of a new dog is a bad idea.

Dogs - Dog Breeds, Dog Health, Photos & More
Find helpful advice on dog breeds, caring for dogs of all ages, nutrition, grooming and more. Plus, learn how to train your dog with free tutorials.

Dog Behavior Problems - What Behavior Issues Have You Experienced
Thoroughly understanding the most common dog behavior problems is the first step to solving and preventing them. Share your experience with dog behavior problems and how you overcame them. Also see what others have done.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 9.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 13.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 12.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 14.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 11.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 8.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 10.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 7.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 5.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 4.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 6.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 2.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you? Page 3.

Choosing a Dog - How Did You Find the Right Dog for You
Getting a dog is a major step that will change your life. Choosing the right dog can be a difficult decision to make. There are many factors to consider, including breed, age, size, activity level, personality and your own lifestyle. How did you end up choosing the right dog for you?

The Best Dogs for Kids - Your Favorite Family Dog
Just like no two families are quite the same, no two dogs are either. Many of us have fond memories of family dogs from childhood. Additionally, many of us are living with the perfect family dog right now. Tell us what makes your favorite family dog so special. Is it about a specific breed, a lucky find, special training, or something else? Page 2.

The Best Dogs for Kids - Your Favorite Family Dog
Just like no two families are quite the same, no two dogs are either. Many of us have fond memories of family dogs from childhood. Additionally, many of us are living with the perfect family dog right now. Tell us what makes your favorite family dog so special. Is it about a specific breed, a lucky find, special training, or something else? Page 3.

The Best Dogs for Kids - Your Favorite Family Dog
Just like no two families are quite the same, no two dogs are either. Many of us have fond memories of family dogs from childhood. Additionally, many of us are living with the perfect family dog right now. Tell us what makes your favorite family dog so special. Is it about a specific breed, a lucky find, special training, or something else? Page 4.

The Best Dogs for Kids - Your Favorite Family Dog
Just like no two families are quite the same, no two dogs are either. Many of us have fond memories of family dogs from childhood. Additionally, many of us are living with the perfect family dog right now. Tell us what makes your favorite family dog so special. Is it about a specific breed, a lucky find, special training, or something else?

Housebreaking Your Puppy - How Did You Housebreak Your Puppy
Housebreaking is one of the first things you need to teach your dog. While essential, housebreaking can also be a time-consuming and frustrating experience. How did you housebreak your puppy? Do you have any tips or tricks that can help others? Tell us what worked for you and what did not - and why.

Dog Food Reviews - Readers Review the Best and Worst Dog Food Brands
Read reviews of the best and worst commercial dog food on the market today. Find out what dog owners have to say about various brands of dog foods. Write your own review of dog food brands you have given to your dog. Share the reasons why you did or did not approve of certain diets.

: Dog Food Reviews - Readers Review the Best and Worst Dog Food Brands>
Read reviews of the best and worst commercial dog food on the market today. Find out what dog owners have to say about various brands of dog foods. Write your own review of dog food brands you have given to your dog. Share the reasons why you did or did not approve of certain diets.

9 Health Problems Seen in Senior Dogs
Everyone ages, and dogs are no exception. As a dog owner, you should prepare yourself to deal with health issues that may come with aging in dogs. Senior dogs can be healthy, but knowing what to expect can help you take better care of your dog.

How to Help Dogs With Arthritis - Lifestyle Changes
It is difficult to watch your canine companion suffer from arthritis pain and stiffness. Fortunately, there are some changes you can make to your dog's lifestyle and environment. Here's how you can help your dog with arthritis.

Deafness in Dogs
Deafness is not uncommon in dogs. Some dogs are born deaf, while others become deaf due to injury or illness. Many senior dogs develop deafness as they age.

This Week is All About Pets
Dogs.

Summer Travel Season is Near
Dogs.

Dog Bite Prevention Week
May 18-24 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. A collaborative effort among the AVMA, the AAP and the USPS, Dog Bite Prevention Week aims to promote

Prepare Your Dog for a New Baby
Dogs.

Debunking the Biggest Dog Myths
Dogs.

Puppy Love
Dogs.

Memorial Day and Dogs
Dogs.

Will Your Dog Get Cancer?
Dogs.

Cats and Dogs Can Get Along
Dogs.

Could Giardia Affect Your Dog?
A few weeks ago my dog got sick. First, she had a little diarrhea in the afternoon and was quite gassy all day. That night, she vomited several times. The

Parvo: a Devastating Disease
Dogs.

Help Your Dog Beat the Heat
Dogs.

It's World Spay Day!
Dogs.

Help! Dog Pee is Killing My Lawn
Dogs.

February is Responsible Pet Owners Month
Dogs.

Getting Started in Canine Agility
It was many, many years ago when I saw my first canine agility demonstration. I was floored. All I could think was

February is National Pet Dental Health Month
Dogs.

The Westminster Dog Show Begins
Every year, dog breed enthusiasts look forward to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, an event that is considered by many to be one of the world's most

Wire Fox Terrier Takes Best in Show at Westminster
The 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show has just come to an exciting end. The champion of champions is - drumroll please - a Wire Fox Terrier named

Therapy Dogs: Animals Helping People
Dogs.

Small Dogs, Big Hearts
Dogs.

Dogs Behaving Badly
Dogs.

Chew On This!
Dogs.

Let's Play Tug-of-War
Dogs.

Common Health Issues in Dogs
Dogs.

Spring is Here, Time To Play Outside
Dogs.

Bugs and Your Dog
Dogs.

Take Control of Your Dog's Well-Being
Most dog owners worry about their dogs' health and safety at one time or another. Even the healthiest of dogs can become sick or injured. What is a good dog

It's Shedding Season Again
Dogs.

It's Puppy Time!
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Tibetan Terrier
Dogs.

Dogs and the Dreaded "Bloat"
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Belgian Malinois
Dogs.

November is All About Seniors
November is here in just a couple of days, and that means it's Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month. This is a time to educate the world about how wonderful older

ASPCA Dog of the Year 2013: Xena the Warrior Puppy
Last week, I had the honor of talking with Linda Hickey, the owner of this year's ASPCA Dog of The Year, Xena the Warrior Puppy. Xena and her family will be

The Biggest Dog Myths Debunked
Take just about any subject and look it up or ask people about it. Most likely, you will find plenty of so-called facts circulating about the subject (some

Does Your Dog Have a Bum Knee?
Dogs.

Lovable Giants
It's fair to say that giant dogs are show-stoppers and crowd pleasers. Go anywhere that dogs are, and you will see that the huge dogs are getting tons of

Need a Career Change? Work With Dogs!
Though our current economy is said to be improving, some businesses are still suffering and jobless rates remain high. Finding a new job in one's field has

Dog Breed of the Week: Shetland Sheepdog
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Bichon Frise
Dogs.

Finding A Neighborhood Gem for Your Dog
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Poodle
Dogs.

Adopt-a-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week is Coming Soon
Dogs.

November is All About Seniors
Dogs.

October is All About Dog Adoption
Dogs.

Should Dogs Wear Halloween Costumes?
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Border Collie
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Maltese
Dogs.

Dogs vs. Cats: Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Cairn Terrier
Dogs.

Summer Travel Season Coming Soon
Dogs.

This Week is All About Pets
Hug your dog, because May 5-11 is all about pets! First of all, this week is National Pet Week. Created by the American Veterinary Medical Association

Take Your Dog to Work This Friday
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Labrador Retriever
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Shih Tzu
Dogs.

Help - My Dog Bit Someone!
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Staffordshire Bull Terrier
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier, also called the Stafford, Staffy or Staffie, is a medium-sized dog of somewhat short stature with a muscular, athletic body.

Dog Breed of the Week: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an adorable dog breed with the eternal look of a puppy. This trustworthy companion thrives on the company of humans.

Husky Killed by Off-Duty Cop
On Monday evening, a pet Siberian Husky was fatally shot by an off-duty federal officer at a fenced-in dog park in Severn, MD (a town outside of Baltimore).