Dogs

Your New Puppy

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Puppy Training 101: How to Properly Socialize Your Dog

Puppy Training 101: How to Properly Socialize Your Dog

Socializing a puppy is a lot like drumming up friends of your own: The m...
Surviving Your First 30 Days With a New Puppy

Surviving Your First 30 Days With a New Puppy

You want to know the first two thoughts of a new puppy owner?  I got a
How Soon Can a Puppy Become a Jogging Partner?

How Soon Can a Puppy Become a Jogging Partner?

Q. I've been running with my dogs for years, but both of my previous...
Am I a Bad Pet Owner If I Let My Puppy Sleep in the Bed With Me?

Am I a Bad Pet Owner If I Let My Puppy Sleep in the Bed With Me?

Q: We just got a 2-month-old puppy. We are crate training her and know i...
Your Puppy: What to Expect at 0 to 7 Weeks

Your Puppy: What to Expect at 0 to 7 Weeks

Congratulations on the decision to get a new puppy! This is a very excit...

Your Adult Dog

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Want Happier, Healthier Cats and Dogs? Use Food Puzzles

Want Happier, Healthier Cats and Dogs? Use Food Puzzles

The majority of dogs and cats these days are born retired. Forget workin...
Want to Take Your Cat on a Walk? How I Do It

Want to Take Your Cat on a Walk? How I Do It

I never expected my cat, Trixie, to buddy up to my dogs. To be honest, I...
The Right Way to Introduce a Dog and Cat

The Right Way to Introduce a Dog and Cat

Cartoon animals may drum up hilarious antics, but millions of real-life
The Major Benefits of Adopting an Adult Dog

The Major Benefits of Adopting an Adult Dog

The idea that an adult dog is somehow "damaged goods" as an ad...
Pet Dental Care 101: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Pet Dental Care 101: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Dogs and cats use their mouths and teeth to maneuver through the world i...

Your Senior Dog

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How Long Will Your Dog Live? It Depends on His Size

How Long Will Your Dog Live? It Depends on His Size

The oldest dog on record lived to be 29 years old! That was Bluey, an Au...
Common Health Problems Senior Dogs Face

Common Health Problems Senior Dogs Face

I love old dogs. The gray muzzle, the soft eyes, the loving bond that ti...
9 Common Health Problems Senior Dogs Face

9 Common Health Problems Senior Dogs Face

A dog’s golden years are a time to cherish, but they can also bring so...
Your Senior Dog: What to Expect at 16+ Years

Your Senior Dog: What to Expect at 16+ Years

Pat yourself on the back. You’re a great pet owner. If your dog has en...
Your Senior Dog: What to Expect at 7-9 Years

Your Senior Dog: What to Expect at 7-9 Years

Midlife. We welcome or dread it in our own lives, aware that our bodies

Popular Dog Breeds

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Canaan Dog

Canaan Dog

This medium-size herding dog is an intelligent, independent thinker with...
Maltipoo

Maltipoo

This cute little dog is a cross of a Maltese and a Toy or Miniature Pood...
Toy Poodle

Toy Poodle

Size differentiates the Standard, Miniature, and Toy Poodles, who are ot...
Schnoodle

Schnoodle

The Schnoodle is a cross between a Miniature Schnauzer and a Poodle. Sch...
German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherd Dog

The German Shepherd Dog is a natural protector and so adaptable and inte...

Popular Dog Topics

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Dog Behavior Decoded: Why Do Dogs Pant?

Dog Behavior Decoded: Why Do Dogs Pant?

Have you ever seen a clever pooch wipe his face with a bandana on a part...
How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Barking When I Talk?

How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Barking When I Talk?

Q. My dog barks anytime my husband and I speak to each other, or when I
How and When to Reward a Dog for Not Begging at the Table

How and When to Reward a Dog for Not Begging at the Table

Q: We’re working on training our dog not to beg at the table, but
Most Common Dog Potty Problems Solved

Most Common Dog Potty Problems Solved

Is there a spot on the living room carpet that your dog always pees on w...