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The Dangers of Ticks on Dogs
Ticks pose a real threat to dogs and other animals, including humans. Find out all about ticks and dogs, including tick-borne diseases and dogs.

Dog Product and Dog Supply Reviews - Reviews of Dog Products and Dog Supplies
Read reviews of various dog supplies and other dog products. Then decide which dog supplies and other dog products might be best for you and your dog!

Gentle Leader Head Collar for Dogs Review
The Gentle Leader Head Collar is designed to keep dogs from pulling, jumping and lunging. Learn more about this dog head halter and training tool from this product review.

Westminster Dog Show - All About the Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
The Westminster Dog Show is one of the largest and most prestigious canine conformation events in the United States. Every February, the Westminster Kennel Club hosts the breed show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Find out more about the Westminster Dog Show.

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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.

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

Dog Grooming
You can transform your dog from to mangy mutt to pristine pooch. Learn about grooming techniques from regular bathing to haircuts. Find out what tools you will need and how to use them.

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.

Becoming a Dog Owner
Learn about the responsibilities of dog ownership and determine if you are ready for a dog or puppy. Get specifics that can help you decide where and how to get a dog with the following valuable resources regarding breeders, adoption groups and animal shelters. Discover what type of dog is best for you and understand why preserving the canine-human bond is so important.

10 Tips for First Time Dog Owners
You have a new dog, now what? Here's what you need to know about caring for your new dog. Read a beginner's guide to dog care.

Getting Your First Dog
If you are about to get a dog for the first time, this is for you. Here's a beginner's guide to getting your first dog.

Places to Avoid When Looking for a New Dog
Ready to adopt your new dog? Here are some places you should avoid when searching for your new companion.

Finding Your Lost or Missing Dog
Have you lost your dog? It's heartbreaking to discover that your beloved dog is missing. Here's how to search for a lost dog.

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

How to Care for Senior Dogs
How do you care for your senior dog? Here's what you need to know to help your aging dog stay happy and comfortable.

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.

Puppy Care Information - All About Puppies
Puppy care information - Bringing a new puppy into your home will change your life forever. Puppies are definitely a lot of work, but the also bring plenty of joy to your world. Whether you are getting your first puppy or just need a refresher course, this is what you'll need to know.

Children and Dogs - Learn About Kids and Dogs
Kids love dogs, and dogs can be a wonderful addition to the family. Sometimes, it seems like children and dogs were made for each other. Learn how to choose a family dog and maintain a safe environment for kids and dogs alike.

Keep Dogs Cool in the Summer Heat
How can you keep your dog cool in the summer heat? Here are some tips that will help protect your dog from the heat and cool your dog down.

Dog Breed Information - Purebred and Mixed Breed Dogs
Dogs may have originated from wolves, but they have come a long way. Find descriptions about dog breeds from Affenpinschers to Yorkshire Terriers, including mixed breeds. Use this information to decide which breed suits you best, or simply learn more about your favorite breed.

The Best Dogs for Kids
Finding the best dog for kids requires some serious planning. Here's what to consider when looking for the right dog for your children.

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

Choosing a Dog Food
Before choosing a dog food, learn some of the basics of canine nutrition. Then, decide which dog food is best for your dog.

Dog Treat Varieties - Treats for Your Dog
Learn about the different types of dog treats on the market and decide which are best for your dog.

Veterinary Care for Your Dog
Veterinary care is an essential aspect of your dog's health. Learn how to find a veterinarian, what to expect during visits, and how to effectively communicate about your dog's health.

Puppy Vaccinations - Vaccines for Your Puppy
Puppy vaccinations are an essential part of your puppy's first several months. Learn why you need to have your puppy vaccinated and what to expect throughout the process.

Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs
Urinary tract infections are common in dogs. Find out all about UTIs in dogs. Learn about the causes and symptoms of urinary tract infections in dogs.

Pictures of Dogs - Dog Photo Galleries
Enjoy looking at pictures of dogs? From specific dog breeds to dressed-up canines, check out a variety of dog-related photo galleries.

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

Dog Halloween Costumes - Darth Vader Dog Halloween Costume
Mikita, a 14 month old English Mastiff as Darth Vader. 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 16.

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.

Dogs Halloween Costumes - Dogs in Minnie Mouse and Angel Halloween Costumes
Curly Sue, a 15-year-old mixed curly dog dressed as as Minnie Mouse and Pokey, a 3-year-old Basset-Beagle mix dressed as and angel. 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 17.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Pugs Dressed as a Sergeant and Corporal
Dog Halloween Costumes - Pugs Dressed as a Sergeant and Corporal. 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 13.

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
Pekingese dressed as a fire dog. 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 7.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
Riley, a mix in a Halloween outfit. 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 6.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
Riley, a mix, in a pumpkin costume. 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 2.

Dog Halloween Costumes - Photo Gallery of Dog Halloween Costumes
Three dogs in Halloween T-shirts. 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 9.

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 Costume - Jailbird, Prisoner
Biggie the French Bulldog dressed as a jailbird or prisoner. 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 36.

Halloween Dogs in Costumes - Lobster Dog Halloween Costume
Basil, a Parti Pomeranian dressed as a lobster in a lobster pot! 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 21.

Dog Costume - Superman Boxer
Tucker the Boxer in his Halloween costume - Superman! 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 31.

Dogs Halloween Costumes - Skunk, Witch, Superdog
Dogs dressed as a Skunk, a Witch and a Superdog. 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 28.

Dog Costume - Butterfly
Buttercup the French Bulldog dressed as a butterfly. 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 29.

Dog Costumes - Cheerleaders
Three dogs as cheerleaders. 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 33.

Dog Costumes - Hot Dog Pugs
Pugs dressed as hot dogs. 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 35.

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.

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.

How to the Right German Shepherd Puppy
Learn how to choose your perfect German Shepherd puppy and companion. Page 2.

What to Expect After Adopting a New Dog
If you've decided to adopt a new dog, make sure you are prepared. Here's what you can expect over the first few weeks with your new companion.

What to Do If You Find a Dog
What should you dog if you find a dog wandering around? What if the dog is injured? Here are the steps to take if you find a stray dog or lost 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.

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.

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.

Playing Tug of War With Your Dog
Dogs love to play tug of war, and it's good for them. Tug of war is great exercise for your dog. Here's how to play tug of war with your dog.

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.

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.

Tips on House training Puppies
House training your puppy can be hard! These tips can help get you started with housebreaking your dog.

Dog Movies for Grown Ups
Hoping to watch a movie about dogs? Here are some great dog-themed movies that are geared towards adults.

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.

Dyson DC31 Animal Handheld Vacuum Review
Read a review of the Dyson DC31 Animal Handheld Vacuum. This handheld vacuum is cordless and powerful. Find out more about the Dyson DC31 Animal Handheld Vacuum in my review.

Are Bones Safe for Dogs?
Are bones safe for dogs? Find out if it's really safe to give bones to dogs. Learn about the dangers of bones to your dog.

Heat Stroke in Dogs
Heat stroke is a serious health issue that can cause death in dogs. Learn how to recognize the signs of heat stroke and prevent heat stroke in dogs.

Parvo in Dogs is a Deadly Disease
Parvo is a highly contagious virus that can be fatal. Find out how parvo is transmitted and learn how to prevent parvo from affecting your dog.

Naming Your Dog or Puppy
Trying to choose a name for your dog or puppy? Check out these tips for naming your new dog.

Canine Influenza
Canine Influenza is a potential threat to all dogs. As a dog owner, here is what you need to know about this highly contagious disease.

Dog Heath Problems and Prevention
Learn about heath problems that can affect your dog. Find out how to prevent and detect illness. Here's what dog owners need to know about dog health.

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.

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.

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.

Chow Chow Dog Breed - Chow Chow Profile
The Chow Chow is an ancient Chinese dog breed known for its lion or bear-like appearance. Get Chow Chow dog breed information, from personality to history.

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.

About Dogs - Why the Pet Business is Booming
The pet business is booming, and people are cashing in on a new awareness that pets are worthy of spoiling too.

About Dogs - The Scoop On Dog Poop
Everything you ever wanted to know about dog poop, and a whole scoop of things you didn't.

American Pit Bull Terrier Profile
Learn more about the American Pit Bull Terrier.

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.

What Is a Designer Dog Breed - About Hybrid Dogs
What is a designer dog breed? What are hybrid dogs? Learn all about hybrid dogs and designer dog breeds. Find out why designer dog breeds and hybrid dogs are so popular.

About Dogs - Skin Disorders - Dermatology - Dog Diseases, Illnesses and Conditions
Dog Diseases, Illnesses and Conditions, symptoms, treatments and causes when known.Skin Disorders - Dermatology

Redbone Coonhound Dog Breed Profile
Is a Redbone Coonhound the best dog breed for you? Learn about the appearance, personality, history, and health problems of the Redbone Coonhound.

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.

Canine Weight Management and Obesity Prevention
Canine obesity is one of the fastest growing health problems for dogs today. As with people, obesity can lead to a variety of diseases, illnesses and other complications in dogs. Find out if your dog is overweight and learn what to do about it.

Rescue Dogs - Search-And-Rescue Heroes
We all love a hero, and search & rescue dogs are some of the biggest heroes of all. You will often find search & rescue dogs going above and beyond duty to save someone, risking -- and at times losing -- their lives in the process.

Service Dogs: More than a Pretty Face - All About Working Dogs
Dogs are capable of working in many different capacities, but one area they excel in is service. Some service dogs protect, others save lives, but all make strive to make a human's life better all around. Of these, there are five main types of service dogs: assistance, rescue, personal protection, estate guard, and sled dog.

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

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

Mastiff Dog Breed Profile
Could a Mastiff be the right dog for you? Learn more about this powerful yet gentle companion's appearance, personality, needs and more.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Microchipping Your Dog (How It Works, Things to Know)
Why microchip your dog? Learn how a microchip for your dog could be a life-saver. Find out about the pros and cons of microchipping dogs.

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.

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.

Inducing Vomiting in Dogs After Toxin Exposure
Should you induce vomiting if your dog has ingested a toxin? Find out what to do if you find yourself in this situation with your dog.

What is Breed Specific Legislation
Breed Specific Legislation is a controversial topic. Find out what Breed Specific Legislation actually means to dogs and owners.

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

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.

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.

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

Doberman Pinscher Dog Breed Profile
Doberman Pinschers are intelligent, loyal and athletic dogs. Find out more about the Doberman dog breed, including history, personality and needs.

Dog Shows - Where to Start
If you want to show dogs, here's the first steps you should be taking.

About Dogs - The Apartment Dog - Pet-Friendly Apartments & Rentals
You can have dogs in apartments, and pet-friendly rentals do exist. Here's help for findinf dog-friendly apartments along with the restrictions and considerations you need to be aware of when renting with dogs.

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.

Forcing Them Into Uncomfortable Situations
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Ignoring Them
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Lack of Routine and Rules
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Getting in Your Dog’s Face and Personal Space
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Being Upset
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10 Things Dogs Hate That People Do
Are you annoying your dog? There are certain things we do to our dogs that they don't appreciate. Here are 10 things that your dog probably doesn't like.

Not Letting Your Dog Sniff and Explore on Walks
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Yelling
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Strong Fragrances
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Dressing Them Up
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The 9 Biggest Myths About Dogs
There are so many so-called

Treatment of GDV or Bloat in Dogs
GDV, also called bloat, is a life-threatening​ condition in dogs. Learn how veterinarians treat GDV and save the lives of the dogs suffering from GDV.

Why Do Dogs Lick People?
Ever wondered why dogs lick? Are they really giving dog kisses? Find out why dogs lick people and how to stop it if needed.

Travel and Your Dog -- Traveling With or Without Your Dog
All about travel and your dog -- how to make arrangements for your dog during your travels. Whether you bring your dog along for the trip, or you leave your dog behind, be sure to cover all the details.

What to Do With Your Dog When You Travel
What happens to your dog when you travel? It's important to make arrangements for your dog when you are away. Here are your options for dog care.

All About Dog Boarding While on Vacation
Do you need answers to your dog boarding questions? Look no further. Learn what to ask before you decide where to board your dog while you travel.

Senior Dogs - All About Senior and Aging Dogs
Senior dogs have special needs. Learn all about the attention needed by your aging dog. Discover what you can dog to make your aging dog's golden years shine!

Dementia in Dogs
Dementia in dogs, also known as canine cognitive dysfunction, is a form of senility. Learn all about canine cognitive dysfunction and dementia in dogs.

Why Does Dog Urine Cause Brown Spots on Grass?
Is dog pee ruining your lawn? Learn why dog pee turns grass brown or yellow. Find out how to keep dog urine from killing the grass.

Top 10 Small Dog Breeds
What are the best small dog breeds for apartment living? What small dogs are best for your family? Find out all about the top small dog breeds.

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.

French Bulldog Dog Breed Information
The French Bulldog is an adorable dog that is quickly gaining popularity. Find out more about the personality, history, appaearance and needs of the Frenchie.

Summer Safety for Dogs
Summer can be fun for you and your dog, but hot temperatures can be very dangerous. Here's what you need to know about summer safety for dogs.

Arthritis in Dogs
Dogs can get arthritis too! Arthritis makes it difficult for a dog to get around. Learn more about arthritis and how it can affect your dog.

Fourth of July Safety Tips for Dogs
Celebrationg Independance Day with your dog? Learn how to keep your dog safe on the Fourth of July.

Fiction Story "Thank You, Red"
Read the short story

People Who Work in a Veterinary Facility
Have you ever wondered about the roles of the staff in your vet's office? Here's a breakdown of who's who in the average veterinary facility.

Dog Breed Profiles
Learn about numerous dog breeds including their characteristics, temperament and history. Find out which breed of dog is best for you and your lifestyle.

How to Prepare Your Dog for a New Baby
Getting ready to have a baby? Here's how to start preparing your dog for a new baby in the house.

Dog Adoption from an Animal Shelter or Rescue Group
Dog adoption is a great way to find your next canine companion. Here is everything you need to know about adopting a dog.

Dog Adoption Fees
Adopting a dog? Find out why groups charge dog adoption fees. Learn how much you should you pay to adopt a dog.

Getting a Dog - Where to Go for Your New Dog
Choosing a dog is a big decision. Now that you have considered size, breed, age, activity level and personality, you will need to determine where to get your dog. Decide if you should get your dog from an animal shelter, rescue group, breeder or elsewhere.

How to Prevent Lost Dogs or Dog Theft
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.

How to Prevent Dog Bites
Learn how to prevent dog bites to yourself and others. Dog bite prevention is a necessity in our world full of all kinds of dogs.

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.

Dog Gift Guide - Top Gifts for Dogs
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.

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 Gifts For Dog Lovers
Find the best gifts for the dog lovers in your life. This gift guide offers some ideas for all types of dog lovers, from beginners to pros.

Top Gifts For Dog Lovers
Find the best gifts for the dog lovers in your life. This gift guide offers some ideas for all types of dog lovers, from beginners to pros.

Working Dogs
Dogs are not only loving, loyal companions – they are also diligent workers. Find out about the lives of dogs in the workforce from those who risk their lives in the line of duty, to the trusty guide dogs helping people in their daily lives.

Fake Service Dogs
How can your dog become a service dog? Don't try to pass your dog off as a service animal. It's just wrong to fake a service dog!

Most Popular Giant Dog Breeds
Learn all about the most popular giant dog breeds today. These are some of the world's largest dogs!

Caring for Giant Dog Breeds
What is a giant dog breed? Is a giant dog right for you? Learn about the pro and cons of giant dog breeds and find out how to properly care for your large dog.

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.

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

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.

How to Brush Your Dog's Teeth
Tooth brushing is the best way to preserve your dog's dental health. Here's how to brush your dog's teeth.

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.

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.

Shih Tzu Dog Breed Profile
Could the Shih Tzu be the right dog breed for you? Learn all about the personality, appearance, health problems and history of the Shih Tzu.

Silky Terrier Dog Breed Profile
Is a Silky Terrier the right dog breed for you? Learn all about the personality, needs, appearance, and history of the Silky Terrier.

Whippet Dog Breed Profile
Could a Whippet be the right dog breed for you? Learn all about the personality, appearance​, history, and needs of the Whippet.

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Veterinarian
Are you searching for a veterinarian? Do you even know what you are looking for in a vet? Finding the right veterinarian can be difficult, so here are some factors to help you narrow down your choice.

Lhasa Apso Dog Breed Profile
Learn all about the unique and independant Lhasa Apso, a favorite of the show ring. Read about the Lhasa Apso's personality, health problems and more.

Bichon Frise Dog Breed Profile
The Bichon Frise is a fluffy little white dog with a joyful personality. Learn more about the appearance, personality, history and needs of the Bichon Frise.

Poodle Dog Breed Profile
Get to know the Poodle dog breed! These highly intelligent canines are wonderful companions for most lifestyles. They even come in three sizes.

Miniature Schnauzer Dog Breed Profile
The Miniature Schnauzer is a sturdy terrier with an active personality. Find out more about living with the Miniature Schnauzer dog breed.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Breed Profile
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a friendly, gentle, and affectionate dog. Find out more about the personality, appearance, history​ and needs of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds for Those Allergic to Dogs
Love dogs but have allergies? Although no dog is non-allergenic, these low-shedding hypoallergenic dog breeds are the most appropriate for allergy sufferers.

What Is a Dog's Normal Body Temperature?
What is a dog's normal body temperature? Learn how to take your dog's temperature and find out what it means if your dog has a fever or a low temperature.

Siberian Husky Dog Breed Information
The Siberian Husky is a friendly, diligent dog. Learn more about this beautiful dog breed, including history, personality and more.

About Dogs - Transporting Dogs in the Car - Book Excerpt
An article about dog travel safety, excerpt from the book Pup Parentingby Lynn Lott, Jane Nelsen and Therry Jay.

Transporting Dogs in the Car - Excerpt from Pup Parenting
Learn more about dog travel safety with an excerpt from the book Pup Parenting by Lynn Lott, Jane Nelsen and Therry Jay. Page 2.

Solutions to Undo Your Dog's Tangles
Learn 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.

Preparing Your Dog for Bringing Home a New Baby
Learn how to help your dog get used to a new baby in the house.

Do's and Don'ts for Dog Owners Renting Apartments from Landlords
Learn the rules to follow as are a dog owner looking for an apartment to rent. Here are the do's and don'ts of dealing with landlords or apartment management.

American Pit Bull Terrier - What is BSL?
Learn everything you need to know about the American Pit Bull Terrier.

10 Reasons Dogs Are Better Than Cats
Are dogs better than cats? Should you get a dog or a cat as a pet? It's time to face off in good fun: dog people against cat people. Here are ten reasons why dogs are better than cats.

Dogs are Better Than Cats - Dogs Promote an Active Lifestyle
Dogs love to get out and see the world. They enjoy exercise of many types and often love to participate in dog sports. Cats may stay indoors or go outdoors, but generally they do it alone.

Dogs are Better Than Cats - Human's Best Friend
Dogs and humans have basically evolved together. For thousands of years, dogs have been the faithful companions of the human race. Cats were once worshiped as gods, and they are probably still holding that against us today.

Are Dogs Better Than Cats
Are dogs really better than cats? Should you get a dog or a cat as a pet? When it comes down to it, dogs and cats are just different. It's all a matter of personal preference. Cats and Dogs are both great pets!

Dogs Are Better Than Cats - No Litter Boxes
One of the many reasons that dogs are better than cats: no need for stinky litter boxes.

Dogs Are Better Than Cats - So Many Games to Play
Dogs love to play, and there are so many great ways to play and have fun with your dog.

Dogs Are Better Than Cats - More Adaptable to Life Changes
Most dogs are a bit more willing to accept changes in their environment than cats. Cats are more sensitive and need to be eased in to change, while dogs are often more flexible.

Dogs Are Better Than Cats - Dogs Can Be Crate Trained and Less Destructive
While the cat is marking your walls, scratching your furniture, and knocking over vases, your dog can be kept safely in his crate. Crate training is an option for dogs more so than cats.

Dogs Are Better Than Cats - Easier to Train a Dog
Yet another reason why dogs are better than cats is that dogs can be trained much more easily. You won't see cats respond as well dogs will to training methods.

Dogs are Better Than Cats - Dogs Have Greater Potential
Dogs can be so much more than companions. They can guide the blind, assist the handicapped, help the police and military, comfort the sick and much more. You won't see a cat working that hard!

Dogs are Better Than Cats - Dogs Can Protect You
A cat cannot protect you and your home the way a dog can. Dogs instinctively protect their owners and their territory. They bark to alert you of strangers presence and may even threaten intruders.

Dogs are Better Than Cats - Dogs Come in More Shapes and Sizes
If you decide to get a dog instead of a cat, you have so many options to choose from. Giant dog or tiny dog? Athletic or lazy? Take your pick, there are so many choices.

How to Introduce Dogs and Cats
Learn how to properly introduce your dog and cat while keeping everyone safe. These dog and cat introduction steps can help you keep a comfortable, happy home.

Therapy Dogs and Animal-Assisted Therapy
Are you interested in Animal Assisted Therapy? Find our how and why therapy dogs make such a difference in the lives of the people they help.

Cats and Dogs in the Home (How to Coexist)
Can dogs and cats live together in peace? Learn how to help cats and dogs get along with one another without disaster.

Renting a Home That Allows Dogs
Renting apartments and other homes with dogs may be difficult, but it can be done. Here's how to find a rental when you have a dog, or if you hope to get a dog.

Living with Dogs in a Rental
If you are lucky enough to live in a rental home or apartment that allows you to have a dog, you don't want to mess things up. Here's how you and your dog can be great tenants​.

Avalanche Dogs Save Lives
Avalanche dogs are search and rescue dogs trained to rescue people trapped under snow. Learn all about these heroic working dogs.

High-Energy Dog Breeds for the Active Lifestyle
Which dog breeds ar best suited for the active lifestyles? Learn about some of the most high energy dogs and decide if one of these active dogs is right for you.

Chemicals and Household Items Toxic to Dogs
There are many chemicals in and around your home that can endanger your dog. Learn which chemicals and household items can harm your dog and what to do if poisoning occurs.

How To Choose A Reputable Dog Breeder
Have you decided that you want a purebred puppy? If you have ruled out adoption and want to get your new puppy through a dog breeder, here's where to begin. Take these steps to search for a dog breeder who is responsible, reputable, experienced and ethical.

Social Anxiety in Dogs
Does your dog have social anxiety? Dogs without proper socialization can experience anxiety in social situations. Here's what you should know about social anxiety in dogs.

Advice on Agility Training for Dogs
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.

How Your Dog Can Become a Therapy Animal
Does your dog have what it takes to be a therapy dog? Here's how you and your dog can become an official animal assisted therapy team.

Do Dogs Get Depression?
Can dogs get depression? Learn about the signs of depression in dogs and find out how it can be treated.

Dogs For Senior Citizens
Are you a senior citizen and dog lover? You can still have a dog of your own. Here's what you should consider before owning a dog as a senior.

Sudden Aggressive Behavior in Dogs
It's not normal for a friendly dog to suddenly become aggressive. Sudden behavior changes may indicate a health problem and should not be ignored.

Doggie Daycare Information
Learn all about doggie daycare and find out if it's right for you and your dog.

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!

Find A New Home for Your Dog
What should you do if you cannot keep your dog? No one wants to give up a beloved dog. Here's what to do if you have no other choice.

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.

Common Dog Training Mistakes
Are you doing more harm than good when training your dog? Learn how to avoid these common mistakes during dog training.

Signs of Aging in Senior Dogs
As your dog ages and becomes a senior, it's important to know what to expect. Here are some of the signs of aging in dogs.

Volunteering at Animal Shelters and Rescue Organizations
Volunteering with your local shelter or dog rescue organization is a great way to help dogs in need. Learn how you can help dogs by volunteering.

Dog Advocacy & Legislation
You can help provide a better life for dogs in need. Find out how to support canine rights and welfare. Learn about charity organizations, animal advocacy groups, humane societies and more. Discover what the law says about dogs and how it may affect you as a dog owner.

Irritated, Red, Itchy, or Flaky Skin in Dogs
Does your dog have red, itchy, or flaky skin? Here are some common causes of irritated skin in dogs.

Dog Allergies, Itching, Scratching and Skin Problems
Do you have a dog that itches, scratches and chews? Skin problems in dogs are not uncommon, but they can have a variety of causes. Learn how to help your dog's skin today.

Help for Itchy Dogs With Allergies
Are you frustrated with your itching, scratching, chewing dog? Here are the best ways to ease the itching and manage the symptoms of your dog with allergies.

Dog Spay - Meaning of Ovariohysterectomy
Learn what it means to spay a dog, the procedure also known as an ovariohysterectomy.

Helping Dogs in Need - Good Deeds to Help Dogs
Got a soft spot for dogs and other animals? Give something back to help pets in need. You can help by volunteering your time or donating funds to help homeless, sick and unfortunate animals. Here's what you need to know to start giving back right now.

Giving Back: Donating to Animal Charities
There are a number of animal-focused charities that are helping animals in need, and they can use your funds to continue their missions.

Keeping Your Dog Safe and Warm in Winter Weather
Check out these winter safety tips for dogs to learn about potential winter hazards. Here's how to keep your dog safe in the winter weather.

Pomeranian Dog Breed Profile
The Pomeranian dog breed is small yet feisty. Read about the Pomeranian's personality, physical appearance and other traits.

Yorkshire Terrier Dog Breed Profile
Yorkshire Terriers are tiny dogs with big personalities. Learn about the popular Yorkie, including appearance, personality traits, history and health problems.

Ear Cropping in Dogs
What is ear cropping in dogs? Learn about the practice of ear cropping in dogs, why it is done, and what it involves.

Pug Dog Breed Profile and Information
The Pug is a lovable, outgoing dog that has grown in popularity over the years. Learn all about the Pug's personality, appearance and other traits.

West Highland White Terrier Dog Breed Profile
The West Highland White Terrier is a lively and loyal little dog. Learn all about the Westie's appearance, personality, history and more.

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

Bluetick Coonhound Dog Breed Information
The Bluetick Coonhound is a beautiful hound and a versatile working dog. Read a profile of the Bluetick Coonhound dog breed, including appearance, personality traits, history and health problems.

Cushing's Disease in Dogs
Cushing's Disease is an endocrine disorder that affects dogs. Learn about the signs, diagnosis and treatment of canine hyperadrenocorticism.

Ways to Bond With Your Dog
Are you spending enough quality time with your dog? Here are some great ways to bond with your dog and have fun together.

Dog Toys & Supplies
Find all kinds of gear for dogs from the pampered pooch to the sporting hound. Spoil your dog a little - or a lot - with this selection of toys, beds, leashes, collars, fashions and more. Read reviews and compare prices on a variety of dog products.

Review of the FURminator deShedding Tool
The FURminator deShedding tool can reduce shedding and remove loose hair and undercoat from your dog. Read a review of the FURminator to learn more.

Poisonous Plants and 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.

Itchy Dog Questions
So your dog is itchy. What's a dog lover to do? Here's my answer about flea medications, bathing, shampoos and diet.

PetBuckle Seat Belt Harness (Review)
It's time to think about dog car safety. Read a review of the PetBuckle Seat Belt Harness and find out if it's right for your dog.

How to Remove Skunk Smell from Dogs
Has your dog been sprayed by a skunk? Here's how to remove that horrible skunk odor from your dog using common household items.

Whelping: Canine Labor and Delivery
If you have a pregnant dog and plan to help her give birth, check out these answers to common questions about whelping puppies.

Caring for Pregnant Dogs and Preparing for Birth
Here's how to take care of your pregnant dog and prepare yourself for the day she gives birth.

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

Vets Care… Sometimes Too Much
Veterinarians and their staff care deeply for patients and clients, often leading to compassion fatigue and burnout.

Communication is Key With Vets
Your vet wants you to be honest and open about your pet. Communication is an imporatnt part of the relations ship you have with your vet.

Vets Hope You Take Their Advice
Vets want their patients to stay healthy and their clients to be happy. They offer their advice and only ask that you take it.

Vets Want You to Let Their Staff Help You
Your vet has a skilled team of support staff who are all there to help you and your pet. Let the staff help you.

Vets Are Not All About Money
Finances are a tough topic among veterinarians. Before you assume you are being ripped off, consider what vets charge what they do.

Things Your Vet Wants You to Know (But Won't Tell You)
Veterinarians work hard to care for your pets. However, there are some things they want you to know.

Vets Are Not Miracle Workers
Veterinary medicine is not an exact science. Vets try their best to offer the highest level of care possible.

Introducing Your Dog to a New Dog
Now that you have decided to add a second dog to your home, it's time to introduce the two. Here's how to give your dogs the best start possible.

How to Choose a Second Dog
When it comes to choosing the right second dog for your household, there are several factors to consider. Here's how to find the right dog.

Should You Get a Second Dog?
Are you thinking about getting a second dog? Here are some things to consider before you add dog number two to your household.

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.

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.

How to Introduce a Dog to the Leash
Puppies and sometimes even adult dogs may need to get used to a leash before heading out for a walk. Learn how to introduce a dog or puppy to the leash.

Review of Premier Easy Walk Harness for Dogs
The Premier Easy Walk Harness is intended to make walking the dog easier by preventing him from pulling on the leash. Read the review to decide if the Premier Easy Walk Harness can help you.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Choose the Right Toys for Your Dog
With so many styles of toys to choose from, it can be hard to decide which toys your dog will like best. Learn about the different types of toys available and how to choose ones your dog will enjoy.

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

Top Ten Dog Training Supplies - Supplies for Dog Training
You don't need a lot of special equipment to train a dog, but there are some items that make it easier. Learn which dog training supplies should be a part of every dog owner's tool box.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Dog Kennel and Crate Styles
Dog kennels and crates are can be found in several styles. Use these descriptions to decide which dog kennel or crate design is best for your dog and lifestyle.

How to Trim Your Dog's Nails - Trimming Equipment
Nail trimmers are available in several styles. The right style for you depend on your dog's nails and your own preference. Learn how to select the right type of dog nail trimmers for your individual needs. Page 2.

Before You Begin Trimming Your Dog's Nails
Periodic nail trims are essential for all dogs. Trimming your dog's nails does not have to be something you dread. Learn how to trim your dog's nails the right way. You can cut your dog's nails without the blood, sweat and tears.

Dog Nail Anatomy for Proper Trimming
This diagram of dog nail anatomy can help you understand your dog's nails, including the right place to cut the nail. Using this image, you can learn how to properly trim your dog's nails.

How to Trim Your Dog's Nails
Learn how to trim your dog's nails the right way. Here is how to hole the paw and make the cut without causing pain to your dog.

Troubleshooting During Dog Nail Trims
you may run into a bit of trouble while trimming your dog's nails. not to worry! Here's what to do if your dog won't comply, or if you accidentally cut the quick. Page 5.

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.

About Premium Dog Foods - Premium Dog Food Companies
Find information about premium dog foods and research premium dog food companies.

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.

Should You Allow Your Dog to Sleep in Your Bed?
Is there any harm in letting your dog sleep in the bed with you? Find out if you really need to keep your dog off the bed and furniture.

What Are the Signs of Dementia in Dogs?
Chances are, your senior dog will develop some signs of dementia as he ages. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help him.

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.

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.

Antifreeze Poisoning in Dogs
Antifreeze poisoning in dogs is fairly common. Find out how antifreeze can kill your dog and learn what to do if you suspect antifreeze poisoning.

Top Websites for Veterinary Advice
Looking for veterinary information online? Not all websites are created equal. Here's where to search online for help with your pet.

Why Is My Vet So Expensive?
Is veterinary care expensive, or are people underestimating value? Consider what you are really getting from your vet before​ you decide.

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.

Giardia in Dogs
Giardia is a protozoan parasite that can affect dogs, humans and other animals. Learn about Giardia in dogs, including how infection occurs, how it is diagnosed, and Giardia treatment.

How to Get Your Dog to Love the Vet
Does your dog hate going to the vet? Here are some ways you can help your dog enjoy vet visits, making the process less stressful for everyone.

Exercise Your Dog - About Exercise and Your Dog
Everyone needs exercise, including your dog. Find out how to keep your dog fit and active.

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.

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.

How to Find the Right Veterinarian
There are plenty of veterinarians out there, but finding the right one for your family can be a challenge. Here's how to choose a vet who will suit your needs and take great care of your dog.

What to Expect from a Great Veterinarian
Do you have an amazing veterinarian? How can you tell if a vet is good? Here's what you can expect from a great veterinarian.

Signs of a Great Veterinary Practice
Is your pet's animal clinic awesome? Whether you are looking for a new vet or just learning more about your current vet, here's what you should look for in a veterinary clinic.

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.

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.

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

Why Do Dogs Hump?
Humping is a common and sometimes embarrassing behavior seen in dogs. Learn why dogs hump and what you should do about it.

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?
Have you ever seen your dog doing something weird and wondered why? Here are some answers to your questions about why dogs do the things they do.

Why Do Dogs Lean on People?
Many dogs like to lean on their owners. Learn more about leaning in dogs and why some dogs enjoy this behavior.

Why Do Dogs Pant?
All dogs pant. Learn why panting occurs in dogs and find out how to tell if panting signals a problem in your dog.

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?
Many dogs eat poop. Learn why some dogs eat feces and what coprophagia means.

Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?
Why do some dogs chase their tails? Tail chasing can occur for several reasons. Sometimes, it can actually be a problem. Learn more about tail chasing in dogs.

Why Do Dogs Bark, Howl or Bay?
Barking, howling, baying and other forms of vocalization as common in dogs. Learn why dogs bark, howl or bay and what to do when vocalization is a problem.

Why Do Dogs Scoot Their Butts?
Why do dogs scoot their butts? Learn about anal glands in dogs and the reasons for scooting in dogs.

Why Dog Dogs Lick People
Most dogs enjoy licking humans, especially in the face. Why do dogs lick people? Find out about licking and what should be done about it.

Why Do Dogs Sniff Butts?
Find out why dogs sniff butts and whether or not it is cause for concern.

Why Do Dogs Dig?
Digging is a common behavior in dogs, often to the dismay of their owners. Learn why some dogs dig and what to do about it.

Why Do Dogs Sniff Butts?
Why do dog dogs sniff each other's butts? Here are some reasons why dogs love to smell other dogs' rear ends.

Dog 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.

Why Do Dogs Pant?
Why in the world do all dogs pant? Panting is a normal dog behaviour that can have a few different meanings. Find out more about why dogs pant.

Great Chilled Dog Treats for Summer
When the weather gets hot, your dog deserves a nice, cold treat. Here are some ideas for healthy, inexpensive, chilled treats your dog will love.

Why Dogs Lean on People
Certain dogs really love leaning on their humans. What does this mean? Find out why dogs lean on people and if this is ever a problem.

Why Do Dogs Hump?
Does your dog seem to love humping everything in sight? Find out why some dogs hump and learn what you can do to prevent this behavior.

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.

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.

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.

Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?
Why in the world do dogs love to chase their tails? Can tail chasing ever be a problem? Find out more about dogs chasing their tails.

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?
Have you ever noticed your dog tilt his head to the side? Learn why some dogs cock their head. Find out when your dog's head tilt could mean there is a problem.

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

Running with Dogs
Running with your dog can be a great way to exercise and have fun. Here are some things you should know before you start running with your dog.

Dog Park Etiquette
The dog park can be fun, but it's not the right place for every dog. Here's what you need to know before bringing your dog to an off-leash dog park.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How Vets Diagnose and Treat Antifreeze Poisoning in Dogs
Antifreeze is a deadly toxin to dogs. However, antifreeze poisoning can be treated. Learn how vets treat dogs poisoned by antifreeze.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dog Training Tips for Terriers
The terrier group is a unique mix of dog breeds known for their big personalities. Find out the best way to train a terrier.

Online Dog Training Services: An Overview
In addition to the more traditional options for training a dog, such as classes and private dog training, many dog trainers now offer online dog training services. Find out the pros and cons of this type of dog training option to see if it's a good fit for you and your dog.

Profile: Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
The Association of Pet Dog Trainers is a professional organization for dog trainers. It offers services to both dog trainers and pet owners. Find out more about this organization.

Group Dog Obedience Classes: An Overview
Group dog obedience classes are one option for training a dog. Learn more about this type of class to discover if it is the right choice for you and your dog.

Teaching Kids How to Act Around Dogs
Every parent should teach his or her child how to act around dogs, even if you don't plan to have a family dog. Here are all the things you should teach your kids about their behavior around dogs.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders in Dogs
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders in Dogs and how to deal with them.

About Dogs - The Apartment Dog
Dogs in apartments, does it work out? Does it have to be a small dog? Other considerations.

What is a Service Dog?
Have you ever wanted to know what a service dog does? Learn about service dogs, the working dogs that help people in a unique way.

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

About Dogs - Frequently Asked Questions
The questions people ask about their dog's sometimes mystifying behaviour, and other answers you just want to know.