September 3, 2013
Find out what kind of leash is best for your dog.
March 7, 2014
The key to helping your new dog make a successful adjustment to your home is being prepared and being patient. It can take anywhere from two days to two months for you and your pet to adjust to each other.
October 15, 2012
Sooner or later every dog lover returns home to find some unexpected damage inflicted by his or her dog; or, more specifically, that dog's teeth. Although dogs make great use of their vision and sense of smell to explore the world, one of their favorite ways to take in new information is to put their mouths to work.
January 7, 2010
Too many dogs are given up after their normal, easily modifiable behaviors are allowed to become problems. But it doesn't have to be this way. To prevent your dog from becoming a sad statistic, take your dog—and your family—to a professional dog training class.
November 24, 2009
The problem with adopting a dog from an animal shelter? The selection of available canine companions can overwhelm you! Man's best friends come in all shapes, sizes, and—of course—personalities.
June 12, 2013
“Private room with a view. Ideal for traveling dogs or for those who just want a secure, quiet place to hang out at home.” That’s how your dog might describe his crate. It’s his own personal den where he can find comfort and solitude while you know he’s safe and secure—and not shredding your house while you’re out running errands.
April 7, 2010
Skunks are everywhere--in the country and in the city--and if your dog gets sprayed, there are ways you can rid him of the scent without using your entire ketchup (or tomato juice) supply to do it.
April 13, 2014
Has your dog turned your lawn into a moonscape, with craters everywhere? If so, your dog isn’t doing this out of spite or a desire to destroy your landscaping. More likely he’s seeking entertainment, attention, comfort, escape, prey, or protection.
June 14, 2013
A dog's bark may be worse than his bite, but most of us would rather not find out one way or the other.
October 26, 2009
Your dog gives you a lifetime of unconditional love, loyalty, and friendship. In return, she counts on you to provide her with food, water, safe shelter, regular veterinary care, exercise, companionship, and more. Take care of these 10 essentials, and you'll be assured to develop a rewarding relationship with your canine companion.