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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Thanksgiving Fun and Safety
Don't try this at home: Chloe eating off the Thanksgiving table in 1996Photo © Jenna Stregowski At our yearly Thanksgiving dinner, my mom used to recall

Dog Breed of the Week: Tibetan Terrier
Dogs.

Dogs and the Dreaded "Bloat"
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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).

Adopt a Shelter Cat
Nope, it was not a typo. Just because we are all about dogs here, it doesn't mean there are not a few cat lovers among us. While I am obviously a

Dog Breed of the Week: Bichon Frise
The Bichon Frise is one of the most popular small dog breeds today, and for good reason. This little cotton ball is a bundle of joy! The breed also happens to

Fireworks and Dogs Do Not Mix
The 4th of July is Just a few days away, and that means fireworks. Many owners underestimate their dogs when it comes to fireworks. The truth is, even the

How to Find a Lost Dog
Lost dog signs can be seen everywhere you go, and listings for missing pets are all over the internet and in newspapers. If you are like me, the thought of

Dog Breed of the Week: Weimaraner
This week, it's all about the wonderful Weimaraner! Happy, affectionate, and perhaps a bit on the rambunctious side, this breed's delightful personality can

Dog Breed of the Week: Miniature Schnauzer
The Miniature Schnauzer is an energetic little dog with a friendly but tough personality. Easily recognized by its signature bearded haircut, this Terrier

Dog Breed of the Week: Shih Tzu
The Shih Tzu is a feisty but sweet little lap dog with an assertive personality. Its coat is typically long and luxurious, but can also be trimmed short.

Dog Breed of the Week: Doberman Pinscher
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Yorkshire Terrier
Dogs.

Help! Dog Pee is Killing My Lawn
Dogs.

Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Friend
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Golden Retriever
Dogs.

Summer Travel Season is Near
Dogs.

Adopting a New Dog After Loss
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Miniature Pinscher
The Miniature Pinscher is a bold and courageous dog breed that is sometimes called the

Dog Breed of the Week: Great Pyrenees
The Great Pyrenees is a massive and regal dog that is both powerful worker and gentle companion. Among the oldest of dog breeds, this breed has a long history

Oldest Dog Dies at 21
August was a sad month for canine world record holders. First there was Gibson, the world's tallest dog, who passed away from osteosarcoma (bone cancer). Now

Dog vs. Skunk - Deal With The Aftermath
As the old saying goes,

Dog Breed of the Week: Tibetan Mastiff
Last week, the Tibetan Mastiff made headlines after a woman in China paid the equivalent of nearly $600,000 for a purebred that descended from the

Dog Breed of the Week: Dalmatian
When you see a Dalmatian, what's the first thing you think of? Most would say lovely spots, firehouse mascots or Disney's 101 Dalmatians. The latter

Your Dog Could Be a Tax Write-Off
Imagine if your pet care expenses were tax deductible. I would wager that most pet owners have thought about it before - I do every year. After all, we

Dog Breed of the Week: Cairn Terrier
The Cairn Terrier is a confident, alert and active little dog with a

Dog Breed of the Week: Lhasa Apso
I'll admit it - I have always kind of looped the Lhasa Apso in with

Dog Breed of the Week: Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is a happy and energetic medium-sized dog that makes a loving companion. A native of Ireland, the Wheaten was historically

Dog Breed of the Week: Chow Chow
The Chow Chow is an ancient dog breed that is probably best known for its bear-like appearance and

The Gimpy Dog: Cruciate Injury
Show of hands (virtually): Who has had a dog with a cruciate injury? Who has known someone else who had a dog with a cruciate injury? My guess is that most

Dog Breed of the Week: Whippet
I have never met a Whippet I didn't like. These energetic and jovial dogs just have a way of capturing my heart. If you think about it, they really are rather

Dog Breed of the Week: Bullmastiff
The Bullmastiff is a powerful dog that was originally developed for protection. English gamekeepers in the mid-19th century crossed the Mastiff and the

FDA Says Bones Are Unsafe for Dogs
If you ask me, it's been a long time coming. For years, pet professionals have been divided on the bone issue. Can bones be harmless in some cases? Are raw

Dog Breed of the Week: Poodle
If you don't know Poodles, you might think they are snooty, prissy dogs. After all, they were once the companions of French nobles. Plus, many of them have

Dog Breed of the Week: Boston Terrier
The Boston Terrier is a cheerful little dog! Smart, loyal and even-tempered, the breed is a true pleasure to be around. The Boston Terrier is one of the

Marley Mania!
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Dog Breed of the Week: Shetland Sheepdog
Meet the Shetland Sheepdog, this week's featured dog breed! Also known as the Sheltie, this breed looks like a small version of the Collie. In fact, the

Dog Breed of the Week: Doberman Pinscher
The Doberman Pinscher has often been portrayed as a ferocious guard dog, with teeth gnashing and eyes bloodshot. This is a shame, because the breed is

Dog Breed of the Week: Dogue de Bordeaux
The Dogue de Bordeaux is a huge, lovable, slobbery hunk of dog! This massive canine with a giant head may look fierce, but the breed is usually loyal and

Barking: Dogs With Too Much to Say
There was an interesting discussion in The Dog Park Forum this week about the use of mediators in dog barking disputes between neighbors. This led to

Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV)
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Airedale Terrier
Photo © montillon on flickr The Airedale Terrier is a dog breed that is unique in both appearance and personality. This large, sturdy dog is full of

Dog Breed of the Week: Siberian Husky
Chico Photo © Beau Chicoine Siberian Huskies are often thought of as sled dogs, and this is actually how they originated. When thinking of the Husky,

Dog Breed of the Week: Mastiff
I have been looking forward to featuring the Mastiff as breed of the week. This giant dog breed is all brawn and power on the outside, but deep down it is a

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.

Dog Breed of the Week: Papillon
The Papillon is a delightful little dog with a dainty appearance. This breed is sturdier than it looks, but should still be handled with care. Full of life,

Dog Breed of the Week: Saint Bernard
For many, the Saint Bernard conjures images of huge rescue dogs in the Swiss Alps carrying barrels of an alcoholic beverage on their collars. While it is

Your Dog and MRSA
Once upon a time, people thought that dog saliva had healing properties. This old adage probably stemmed from seeing dogs lick their wounds after injury. We now

Dog Breed of the Week: Pekingese
The Pekingese is a bold and hardy toy dog with an independent spirit. With a long history as the pampered companions of nobles, it's no surprise that they

Dog Breed of the Week: English Setter
The English Setter is one of the most beautiful and family-friendly dogs around, yet it seems to be a bit underrated. Take a moment to look at the sleek

Dog Breed of the Week: Basenji
The Basenji is arguably one of the most unique dog breeds out there. The breed is very clean, basically odorless, and grooms itself. The Basenji does not

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

Give Your Dog a Website!
My beloved dog ran off many years ago, and I was absolutely devastated. Luckily, I got her back -- and I am eternally grateful to the kind soul who found

The Incredible Dachshund
I must admit it, years ago I was not a big fan of Dachshunds. First, I had a neighbor with an obsessively barking Doxie. Then, my first dog bite after I became

Dog Breed of the Week: Shih Tzu
Because there are so many wonderful dog breeds in the world, I thought I would begin featuring a different breed each week. This week I chose the Shih Tzu.

Dog Breed of the Week: English Bulldog
The English Bulldog is more than meets the eye. If you don't know Bulldogs, you might look at them and think they are rough and tough. In fact, Bulldogs

Dog Breed of the Week: Labrador Retriever
As you probably know, we are celebrating Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month! I chose the Labrador Retriever as the Dog Breed of the Week because it is one of the

Dog Breed of the Week: German Shepherd Dog
The German Shepherd Dog is an obvious choice for dog breed of the week because of Adopt-a-Shelter dog month. German Shepherd mixes are very common amongst the

Dog Breed of the Week: Miniature Schnauzer
The Miniature Schnauzer is an energetic little dog with a friendly but tough personality. Easily recognized by its signature bearded haircut, this Terrier

Dog Breed of the Week: Chihuahua
Chihuahuas are some of the world's tiniest dogs, but they have some of the biggest personalities. While lovable and loyal, Chihuahuas are also highly active

Dog Breed of the Week: Golden Retriever
I can honestly say that I have rarely met an unhappy Golden Retriever! Even when I have worked with sick, neglected or abused Goldens, they still manage to

Dog Breed of the Week: Beagle
The Beagle is an energetic, free-spirited dog with a friendly demeanor. It's no wonder the Beagle is one of the most popular dog breeds around - this

Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds
Hypoallergenic dog breeds are in the spotlight these days as the Obama family sets out to find the perfect

Dog Breed of the Week: Rottweiler
The Rottweiler is a large, muscular dog with a commanding presence. This dilligent worker is also quite loyal and intelligent. Despite its powerful

Dog Breed of the Week: Boxer
The Boxer is one of the happiest dog breeds around. In fact, I have never met one that could not lift my spirit! Boxers are energetic, intelligent,

Dog Breed of the Week: Pug
Ah, the wonderful Pug! I am so excited to feature this breed during the holiday season, because the Pug personality pretty much sums up the holiday spirit.

E-Cards from Your Dog?
Many of us take the time to write holiday cards to our friends and family. Have you though about sending out e-cards in addition to traditional cards (or in

Dog Breed of the Week: German Shorthaired Pointer
The German Shorthaired Pointer (GSP) is an athletic, streamlined, medium-sized dog breed in the Sporting Group. This hard working and noble hunter is highly

Most Popular Dog Names of 2010
Last week, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co released their list of top ten most popular names for dogs, cats and exotics. Out of its database of over 485,000

Dog Breed of the Week: Cane Corso
The massive Cane Corso can be pretty intimidating at first glance, and for good reason. This is not your typical big goofy tail-wagger. Rather, the Cane

Dog Breed of the Week: Bluetick Coonhound
This week we take a look at the Bluetick Coonhound, a cousin of last week's featured breed, the Redbone Coonhound. They are remarkably similar, but they are

Dog Breed of the Week: Scottish Terrier
This week's featured breed was chosen in honor of

Stop Puppy Mills Now
There's no shortage of news stories reporting puppy mill busts, and it's always tragic. But what worries me more than the busted puppy mills is the fact

Dog Breed of the Week: Tibetan Mastiff
Known as one of the world's oldest and most expensive dog breeds, The Tibetan Mastiff is in the news again. According to The Telegraph (UK), a beautiful Red

What If Your Dog Dies At Home?
This is not a topic any of us wants to discuss. While writing about this today, I heard that actress Jennifer Aniston's corgi/terrier mix died recently. At age

Can Your Gassy Dog Clear a Room?
When I was a kid, a friend of mine had a big, beautiful and sweet Old English Sheepdog. He was a great dog in every way except one: this dog's farts could

Dog Bite Prevention Week
May 15-21 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. A collaborative effort among the AVMA, the AAP and the USPS, Dog Bite Prevention Week aims to promote

What is a Designer Dog?
An adorable PugglePhoto © Elliott P on flickr Hybrid dogs, often called designer dog breeds, are the results of controlled cross-breeding between two

Dog Breed of the Week: Havanese
Dogs.

Is Your Dog's Heartworm Prevention Working?
Dogs.

Dog Breed of the Week: Cairn Terrier
Dogs.

Celebrating Veterinary Technicians
Dogs.

Is Your Dog Overweight?
Dogs.

Outdoor Fun With Dogs
Dogs.

Dog Owners Skip Training and Socialization
Training and socializations are essential for all dogs. Don't skip over this important step.

Dogs Need Exercise and Activity
It's important to give your dog plenty of exercise, both physical and mental. Is your dog getting enough?

Many Dog Owners Neglect Dental Health
Don't overlook your dog's dental health. Tooth brushing or another type of oral home care is important!

Be Sure to Budget for Dog Expenses
Make sure you budget for a dog and plan for unexpected expenses.

Don't Choose the Wrong Dog or Get a Dog Before Ready
You love your dog and you know what's best for her, right? Maybe so, but you could be missing some things. Here are some of the most common mistakes made by dog owners. Are you guilty of any?

Learn how to avoid a lost or stolen dog
Are you taking the right steps to keep your dog from becoming lost or stolen? Do you know what to do if your dog gets lost?

Don't Avoid the Veterinarian for Dogs
Your vet is there to help your dog. Don't wait until he is sick or injured to see the vet.

Dogs Need Heartworm Prevention
Heartworm prevention is a necessity for all dogs in the United States.

Feed Your Dog Appropriately
Are you feeding your dog the right foods and the right amounts? Do you know what to avoid?

Don't Let Dog Behavior Problems Get Out of Control
Dog owners sometimes ignore minor behavior problems letting them get out of control.

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.

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.

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.

Preventing Lost or Stolen Dogs - Keep Your Dog From Becoming Lost or Stolen
As a dog owner, one of the most frightening things that can happen to you is the disappearance of your beloved dog. Many dogs run off to explore, then are unable to find the way home. Tragically, others are stolen. Learn how to protect your dog from becoming lost or stolen and take steps that will help increase the likelihood of your dog's safe return if the worst happens.

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.

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.

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.

Periodontal Disease Treatment for Dogs
Periodontal disease is a serious form of dental disease in dogs. Learn how veterinarians treat periodontal disease in dogs.

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.

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.

How to Remove Skunk Smell from Dogs
Has your dog been sprayed by a skunk, or are you worried she might have a skunk altercation in the future? Here's how you can remove that horrible skunk odor from your dog using common household items. Your dog will be smelling fresh in no time!

Can Dogs Get Ebola?
Can your dog get Ebola? This question is on the minds of many dog owners. Here's what you really need to know.

Old English Sheepdog Dog Breed Halloween Costume Photo
Old English Sheepdog Dog Breed Halloween Costume Photo. Page 4.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
Dog Halloween Costumes - View this photo gallery of adorable dogs in Halloween costumes for fun or even for ideas. Plus, send in a photo of your own dog in a Halloween costume. Page 3.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Dachshund as a Snap Dragon
Dachshund dressed as a Snap Dragon. Dog Halloween Costumes - View this photo gallery of adorable dogs in Halloween costumes for fun or even for ideas. Plus, send in a photo of your own dog in a Halloween costume.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
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Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
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Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
Dog Halloween Costumes - View this photo gallery of adorable dogs in Halloween costumes for fun or even for ideas. Plus, send in a photo of your own dog in a Halloween costume. Page 5.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
Dog Halloween Costumes - View this photo gallery of adorable dogs in Halloween costumes for fun or even for ideas. Plus, send in a photo of your own dog in a Halloween costume.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
Dog Halloween Costumes - View this photo gallery of adorable dogs in Halloween costumes for fun or even for ideas. Plus, send in a photo of your own dog in a Halloween costume.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
Dog Halloween Costumes - View this photo gallery of adorable dogs in Halloween costumes for fun or even for ideas. Plus, send in a photo of your own dog in a Halloween costume.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
Dog Halloween Costumes - View this photo gallery of adorable dogs in Halloween costumes for fun or even for ideas. Plus, send in a photo of your own dog in a Halloween costume.

Japanese Chin Dog Breed - Japanese Chin Profile
The Japanese Chin is a petite yet hardy toy dog that is full of life. Learn more about the lovely little Japanese Chin, including history, appearance and personality traits.

Keeshonds Dog Breed - Keeshond Profile
The Keeshond is a medium-sized dog breed with a long, thick coat. Learn all about this affectionate, energetic companion dog. Read about the Keeshond's personality, physical appearance and other traits.

Car Safety Tips for Dog Owners - Dogs and Automobile Safety
Before you drive with your dog in the car, know the risks. These safety tips can help keep you and your dog safer when you're on the road.

Icelandic Sheepdog Dog Breed - Icelandic Sheepdog Profile
The Icelandic Sheepdog is a friendly, hard-working dog with great endurance and strength. Discover more about the beautiful and diligent Icelandic Sheepdog dog breed, including history, appearance and personality.

Basset Hound Dog Breed - Basset Hound Profile
The Basset Hound is a unique dog breed that is widely known for its droopy, puppy-dog face and eyes, long floppy ears, short crooked legs and long body. Learn more about the history, appearance and personality of this interesting dog breed, the Basset Hound.

Bloodhound Dog Breed - Bloodhound Profile
The Bloodhound is a unique dog breed that is widely known for its droopy, puppy-dog face and eyes, long floppy ears, short crooked legs and long body. Learn more about the history, appearance and personality of this sleuth of a dog breed, the Basset Hound

Dog Product Review - The Doody Digger
Read a review of The Doody Digger, a unique dog pooper scooper designed to minimize damage to grass from poop-scooping. Find out if the Doody Digger is a product that might work for you.

Zoonosis Definintion - Meaning of Zoonosis
Learn the definition of zoonosis and find out about zoonotic diseases.

Dog and Puppy Health and Wellness - Dog Health Information
A healthy dog is a happy dog. Here are some health care essentials for your dog or puppy, including veterinary information, nutritional guidelines and dental hygiene tips. Understand common medical problems and identify potential health risks for your dog.

Top Dog Movies for Grown Ups - Great 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.

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

Should You Share the Bed With Your Dog?
It's a bit of a controversy among dog owners. Many of us cannot imagine banishing our dogs from the bed or sofa, while others are completely against dogs on

Dog Friendly Honda Element - Review of the 2010 Honda Element Dog Friendly Package
Dog owners are talking about the 2010 Honda Element with the dog-friendly package. Read a review of the 2010 Dog Friendly Honda Element to learn how this SUV can benefit dogs and their drivers.

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.

First Aid Kit for Dogs
Dog owners should always be prepared in case of emergency. Here's how to make your own doggie first aid kit so you can be ready.

First Aid and Emergency Care for Dog Owners
What will you do if your dog has a medical emergency and the vet is far away? Here are some first aid and emergency care tips for you that may save your dog's life.

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.

Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis and Treatment
Urinary tract infections are relatively common in dogs, but they can be treated. Here's how your vet will typically diagnose and treat your dog's UTI.

Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs
You have probably heard about urinary tract infections in dogs because they are rather common. Find out all about UTIs in dogs. Learn about the causes and symptoms of urinary tract infections in dogs.

Heartworm Treatment for Dogs
Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal parasitic infection that affects dogs. The treatment for heartworms is risky and expensive. Learn how veterinarians treat heartworm disease in dogs.

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.

Heartworm Disease in Dogs
Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease that can affect any dog. Learn about the cause, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of heartworm disease in dogs. Find out how you can keep your dog safe from heartworms.

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.

Ear Infections: Treatment and Prevention
Ear infections are common in dogs, but they can still be dealt with. However, left unchecked, an ear infection can lead to serious complications. Find out how to treat and prevent canine ear infections.

Marley & Me by John Grogan - Book Review of Marley & Me
Marley & Me by John Grogan is the real life story of a Marley, a rambunctious Lab, and the family that loves him. Read the review of this hilarious, yet heartwarming book that tells a story sure to touch the heart of dog lovers everywhere.

Marley & Me Movie Review - Movie Review of Marley & Me
Marley & Me is a movie based on the book by John Grogan. It is the real life story of a Marley, dubbed

About Dogs - Chesapeake Bay Retriever Gallery
Dogs Gallery Index of Photos and Pictures - Chesapeake Bay Retriever Gallery

About Dogs - Unique Online Stores for the Dog Lover
A collection of online stores put together by non-profit organizations, where all proceeds go towards the rescue of dogs in distress.

About Dogs - Canine Bookstore - Maltese
Maltese books, for care, health issues, training, breeding and more.

About Dogs - Canine Bookstore - Golden Retriever
dogs Golden Retriever books puppy dog puppies

Canine Search and Rescue Books
For books about training for tracking and search and rescue information.

Jim Kjelgaard - Books for Young Dog Lovers
Books written by authour Jim Kjelgaard, suitable for ages from eight to ten years old. This autour brings the dogs in his stories to life!

About Dogs - Canine Bookstore - Labrador Retriever
Labrador Retriever books, for care, health issues, training, breeding and more.

About Dogs - Border Collie Books - Fun Reads
Border Collie books, stories, true tales and fiction. Fun reads for the Border Collie lover.

The Sporting Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Terrier Group -

The Sporting Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Terrier Group -

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The Sporting Group of Dog Breeds
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About Dogs - Working With Dogs - My Top Choices in Dog Care for the Younger Set
Dog lovers come in all ages and while attending school, there are ways to still be able to work with the animals you love so much. These are my favourite choices to get hands-on experience with dogs for teenagers and young adults.

Dog Gifts - Holiday Shopping for the Furry Ones
Even the dogs like to get gifts from time to time - especially the holiday season. Okay, so it's really us humans who like to give gifts. But dogs do like getting them, especially cool things like these!

About Dogs - Canine Bookstore - The Art of Dogs
For your viewing pleasure, photographic celebrations of man's best friend.

About Dogs - Canine Bookstore - Training - 2
Dog books, for care, health issues, training, breeding and more.

The Non-Sporting Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Terrier Group -

The Non-Sporting Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Terrier Group -

About Dogs - Afghan Hound Books
Afghan Hound books, for care, health issues, training, breeding and more.

About Dogs - Dalmatian Books
Dalmatian Books For General Care, Training, Breeding, Health Problems and More

The Working Group Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Working Group - dogs that were developed to do specific tasks (or several different ones) tirelessly over long hours.

The Working Group Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Working Group - dogs that were developed to do specific tasks (or several different ones) tirelessly over long hours.

Dogs and Kids - Rainy Day Activities for Kids and Dogs
Dogs and Kids - Rainy Day Activities for Kids and Dogs

The Working Group Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Working Group - dogs that were developed to do specific tasks (or several different ones) tirelessly over long hours.

About Dogs - Movies for Dog Lovers Young and Old
Movies for dog lovers of all ages.

Fanciful Fiction for the Young Dog Lover
For the child in your family who is a born animal lover, the best in dog fiction to wile away the hours.

About Dogs - Dog Books for Children
These are books for the little people in your life. Fun crafts, heartwarming tales, and training tips for your dog trainer wannabe.

About Dogs - Books for Grieving Children - Pet Loss
When a child's beloved pet dies, it can alter their world forever. Even as adults, most of us remember the pain of losing our best friend. These are books for to help the healing process in children dealing with their loss, and yes, adults too.

Top Picks for Dog Breed Encyclopedias
Top Picks for Dog Breed Encyclopedias

First Aid Books for Dogs
Top picks of the available first aid books for dogs (and sometimes cats too).

About Dogs - Canine Bookstore - Training - 1
Dog books, for care, health issues, training, breeding and more.

About Dogs - Children's Books - Ages 0 - 10
Books are a great gift for kids whether they can't read yet or if they are speeding through books faster than you can supply them. Here are some great dog books for the smaller set.

The Toy Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Terrier Group -

The Toy Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Terrier Group -

The Terrier Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Terrier Group - tenacious dogsbred for vermin control in most cases and companionship in others.

The Terrier Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Terrier Group - tenacious dogsbred for vermin control in most cases and companionship in others.

The Terrier Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Terrier Group - tenacious dogsbred for vermin control in most cases and companionship in others.

Hound Group Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Hound Group - dogs with a superior sense of smell, or sight, and instincts to take it after game in a hunt.

Top 5 Cleaning Supplies for Mud Puppy Season
Mud comes in every year, it's what dogs do. What do you use to clean those muddy pawprints?

Hound Group Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Hound Group - dogs with a superior sense of smell, or sight, and instincts to take it after game in a hunt.

Hound Group Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Hound Group - dogs with a superior sense of smell, or sight, and instincts to take it after game in a hunt.

About Dogs - AKC's Top Dogs of 2006
The most popular dogs in the United States according to the registration numbers at the American Kennel Club. Every year the American Kennel Club publishes the registration of the most popular breeds for that year. This year one the most popular breeds is edged out of its spot by a pocket-sized favorite. The remaining seven are familiar with their

Clicker Training Books
Clicker training is fast proving traditional training methods obsolete. With the focus on positive reinforcement and behavior modification, dogs are responding better than ever.

About Dogs - Border Collie Books
Border Collie books, for care, health issues, training, breeding and more.

Books for Feeding a Raw Diet to Your Dogs
Reverting to raw, or home-cooked meals is fast becoming a popular trend with pet owners. The results are undeniable, and every day, more and more pet owners make the switch from commercial dog foods to a healthy, natural diet. These books are a must-have for any owner making the switch, or even for experts who are looking to round out their canine library.

Common Dog Training Mistakes - About.com Dogs
These are the most common mistakes peope make during dog training. You'll be surprised at the impact these litttle, and seemingly insignificant things can have on your dog's behavior.

The Herding Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Hound Group -

The Herding Group of Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Hound Group -

Hound Group Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Hound Group - dogs with a superior sense of smell, or sight, and instincts to take it after game in a hunt.

Hound Group Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Hound Group - dogs with a superior sense of smell, or sight, and instincts to take it after game in a hunt.

Hound Group Dog Breeds
The AKC (American Kennel Club), and indeed, every National Kennel Club and dog registry, classifies each dog breed based on its original function. This is a list of the Hound Group - dogs with a superior sense of smell, or sight, and instincts to take it after game in a hunt.

Therapeutic Heated Dog Beds - Therapeutic Beds for Dogs with Arthritis and Other Joint Disorders
These therapeutic, heated dog beds will make a world of difference in your sore dog. Warmth soothes sore muscles and eases joint pain, and their cushiony softness will give your dog a comfortable place to sleep all year long.

The Beauceron - Dog Breed Basics
Beauceron dog breeds breed description group standard official club rescue canine canid pet profile history weight height standard AKC info information article

Senior Dogs - Signs of Aging
Dogs age much faster than humand and changes in their physical and mental well-being can seem to come out of nowhere. Suddenly your fun-loving and ready-for-anythimng Dexter is reluctant to leave his warm bed on frosty mornings and takes his time climbing stairs.

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 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.

10 Common Dog Health Problems
There are a number of reasons your dog can become sick. Learn about the most common dog diseases and canine health issues that can send your dog to the vet.

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 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.

Ear Infections in Dogs
Ear infections are quite common in dogs. Learn about the causes of ear infections in dogs and find out how canine ear infections are diagnosed.

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.

Dog Training - Dog Training and Dog Behavior Management
There is a difference between dog training and managing a dog's behavior. Find out the difference, and how both tools can ensure you have a well-behaved dog.

Dog Trainers Versus Dog Behaviorists
What's the difference between a dog trainer and an animal behaviorist? When choosing someone to work with your dog, it's important to understand the difference.

Why is My Dog Peeing in the House?
Is your dog peeing all over the house? Inappropriate urination can be seriously frustrating! Find out why it happens and how you can stop it.

Frequently Asked Questions About Dogs
Find answers to some commonly asked questions about dogs and dog ownership.

Saving Money on Dog Care - Cutting the Cost of Dog Ownership
Learn how to save money on dog care the right way. You can cut back on expenses and decrease the cost of dog ownership without compromising the quality of dog care.

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.

Dog Training & Socialization
No one enjoys being around an unruly, disobedient dog. Obedience training and proper socialization will help your dog become a welcome guest in most environments. From housebreaking to basic commands, training will actually strengthen the bond between you and your dog, leading to a happier and less stressful life together.

Clicker Training for Dogs
Clicker training is a form of operant conditioning that uses positive reinforcement as a basis. learn all about clicker training your dog form start to finish.

Dog Training Supplies
Dog training does not require an arsenal of supplies, but there are some things you will need. From dog treats to instructional books, here are the dog training supplies that can help make training your dog a bit easier.

Housebreaking Your Dog - Tips and Tricks for Dog House Training
Housebreaking is one of the fist things you dog will begin learning. These tips and tricks can make the process a bit more bearable for you and your dog.

Specialized Dog Training - Methods and Techniques for Training Specifics
Whether your dog has graduated from the basics or just needs a specialized approach to training, you have come to the right place. Learn about training dogs with special needs or training dogs for specific tasks.

Understanding Dog Behavior
Why does your dog do those things she does? What is she trying to tell you and others? Learn about the secrets of dog communication and how to interpret body language and other canine actions.

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.

Choosing a Dog Trainer
It can be confusing to try to find a good dog trainer. Learn some tips for making your search for a dog trainer much easier.

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.

Dog Behavior Problems - Behavioral Issues in Dogs
We love our dogs, but sometimes their behavior problems can get in the way of our relationships with them. Learn how to identify and work with various behavior problems in your dog.

Stop Dog Begging - How to Train a Dog to Stop Begging
Nothing can be as annoying as sitting down to dinner and having your dog bark, whine, paw at you, or try to steal food from the table. This type of begging is a common dog behavior problem. Learn how to train a dog to stop begging.

Dog Gift Guide - Top Gifts for Dogs
Dog Gifts - Discover the top gifts for the dogs in your life with this dog gift guide. From toys to treats, learn what gifts are sure to make just about any dog thrilled.

Raw Food Diets for Dogs
Is raw food good for dogs? Raw food diets are controversial among dog owners and dogs experts. Learn about raw food diets and whether or not this type of feeding is right for your dog.

Nutrition for Dogs and Puppies
Find a healthy diet for your dog or puppy. Learn about commercial diets, homemade diets and dog treats.

Dog Lovers' Holiday Survival Guide - Getting Through the Holiday Season with your Dog
Pet owner or not, the holiday season can be both fun and stressful, but proper planning can help prevent the latter. Your dog can tell when you are stressed out, and it can affect her too. Learn how to make the holiday season go smoothly 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.

Dog Food Basics
Are you feeding your dog the best way possible? Check out these dog feeding tips to keep your dog healthy and happy.

Home-Prepared Diets for Dogs
Many owners decide to prepare their dogs' food at home using all-natural, quality ingredients. Before you decide to make your dog's diet from scratch, here's what you need to know in order to do it the right way.

Dog Training Product Review - Kong Toy
Kong toys are nearly indestructible dog toys. They have a hollow middle that can be filled with treats to encourage dogs to chew. Read this review of Kong toys.

Conformation Definition - Meaning of Conformation
Learn the definition of conformation as it applies to dogs.

Proofing Behaviors - The Final Step in Training Your Dog
Proofing is the last step in training your dog to do any new behavior. Learn how to proof behaviors so your dog will be as obedient at the park or a friend's house is he is in your own living room.

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Boykin Spaniel Dog Breed - Boykin Spaniel Profile
The Boykin Spaniel is a friendly, energetic and versatile sporting dog breed. Learn more about the Boykin Spaniel dog breed, including personality traits, health problems and history.

Dog Toy Product Review - Review of Twist 'n Treat Treat Dispensing Dog Toy
The Premier Twist 'n Treat is a treat dispensing dog toy. Find out how this toy stacks up against other dog toys.

Dog Behavior Product Review - Premier Tug-a-Jug Dog Toy Review
The Premier Busy Buddy Tug-a-Jug Dog Toy is a dog toy designed to offer dogs fun and mental stimulation. Find out if this toy is a good choice for your dog.

Product Review of Nina Ottosson Dog Tornado - Nina Ottosson Dog Tornado Review
The Nina Ottosson Dog Tornado is a unique interactive game for dogs that uses food motivation to challenge the canine player. Read this review of the Nina Ottosson Dog Tornado and consider trying it out for your dog.

N2N Poop Patrol Pet Waste Dispenser and Bags - Review of N2N Poop Patrol Pet Waste Dispenser and Bags
Read a review of N2N Poop Patrol Pet Waste Dispenser and Bags, a convenient way to pick up after your dog. Then decide if N2N Poop Patrol Pet Waste Dispenser and Bags are the right choice for you and your dog.

Gift Ideas for Dogs - Dog Training Gifts
Need a fun and inexpensive gift idea for the dog lover in your life? Find out how to make a dog training kit for the dog owner on your list.

Sussex Spaniel Dog Breed - Sussex Spaniel Profile
The Sussex Spaniel is a friendly, affectionate dog despite its serious, stoic appearance. Lear more about this sturdy sporting dog, including personality traits, health problems and history.

Irish Setter Dog Breed - Irish Setter Profile
The Irish Setter is a graceful and athletic dog breed that excels at hunting and other dog sports. Find out more about this gentle and affectionate dog breed, including temperament, history and potential health problems.

Brittany Dog Breed - Brittany Dog Breed Profile
The Brittany dog breed is a very energetic and active sporting dog. Find out more about the lively Brittany's temperament, appearance and history.

Halloween Dog Training Tips - Training Your Dog For Halloween
An out of control dog can make Halloween a disaster. Find out how to keep your dog on his best behavior when the trick-or-treaters are knocking on your door.

Dog Weight Loss and Maintenance
Canine obesity is a growing concern for pet owners and veterinary professionals alike. Learn how to help your dog lose weight and keep it off. Your dog can live a longer, healthier and happier life.

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.

Recipe for Homemade Thanksgiving Dog Treats - Homemade Doggie Gobblers Recipe
Want homemade dog treats? Try this easy recipe for Homemade Doggie Gobblers. These tasty canine treats are perfect for Thanksgiving or any time of year. The limited ingredients also make them perfect for dogs with dietary restrictions. Plus, your dog will love them!

Dog Snacks - Stars and Stripes Dog Snack Recipe
The Stars and Stripes Recipe makes a great snack for dogs, and has a patriotic flair.

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


Clicker Training for Dogs - Use Clicker Training to Capture Behaviors
Capturing behavior means waiting for your dog to do something you like, and then rewarding him so he'll repeat the behavior. Learn how to use this clicker training technique to train your dog.

Interview With Dr. Brett Beckman - Veterinary Dentist
Read my interview With Dr. Brett Beckman, a board certified veterinary dentist. Many pet owners have never even heard of the highly specialized field of veterinary dentistry. Routine dental care is the best way to prevent dental disease, but serious oral complications can and will occur on some patients.

Star Mark Everlasting Treat Ball - Review of Star Mark Everlasting Treat Ball
Star Mark Everlasting Treat Balls can provide stimulating play for your dog while providing tasty treats.

Cold Weather Safety for Your Dog
It's getting colder by the day, but in many parts of the world, the coldest is yet to come. As we change out our wardrobes and get our cars ready for

Taking Your Dog Online - Creating a Website for Your Dog
We all worry about our dogs getting lost. A microchip and a collar with identification will help if someone finds your dog. What if your dog's ID tag listed a website all about your dog? This way, the

Clicker Training Tips
Clicker training is a fun and easy way to train your dog or puppy. Learn some tips for using clicker training to train your dog.

Photo Submission Guidelines - How to Submit a Photo to About Dogs
Learn how to submit your photos to the About.com Dogs site.

A Pet Guide to Going 'Green' - Environmentally Friendly Pet Care
Learn about environmentally friendly pet care in this pet guide to going 'green.' There are plenty of things you can do as a pet owner to show your furry

FURminator FURejector deShedding Tool - Review of the FURminator FURejector deShedding Tool
The FURminator FURejector deShedding tool is a distinctive way to reduce shedding and remove loose hair and undercoat from your dog. Read a review of the FURminator FURejector deShedding tool to learn more about this helpful grooming tool.

Intuitive Animal Communication - Interview With an Intuitive Animal Communicator
What is Intuitive Animal Communication? How does it work, and what kind of people can do this? Read this interview with Bridget Pilloud, a professional intuitive animal communicator and learn more.

Intuitive Animal Communication - More From the Intuitive Animal Communicator
Read more about Bridget Pilloud, a professional intuitive animal communicator. Learn how to help improve you relationship with your dog through communication. Page 2.

Peticure Elite - Review of Peticure Elite Grooming Tool
The Peticure Elite grooming tool is a unique and effective way to trim your dog's nails. Read a review of the Peticure grooming tool and learn why this tool can help pet owners avoid the pain and fear of dog nail trims.

Bamboo Adjustable Shedding Blade for Dogs - Review of Adjustable Shedding Blade for Dogs by Bamboo
Read a review of the adjustable-size shedding blade for dogs by Bamboo.

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

What Is a Puppy Mill?
What exactly is a puppy mill? Find out about puppy mills and what they represent. Learn how to avoid promoting puppy mills and to help stop their operations.

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.

Wellness Exams for Dogs
Veterinarians recommend checkups, or wellness exams every 6-12 months. Why are these checkups recommended and what exactly are they looking for? Learn about the details and reasoning behind routine wellness visits for dogs.

5 Fun Games for Dogs
Dogs just want to have fun! Games offer mental and physical exercise for dogs. Check out these games that you can play with your dog.

Dogs - Fun & Photos
Test your canine knowledge with quizzes and trivia. Browse pictures of dogs from naughty to nice. Read funny stories and dog jokes and have a few laughs.

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.