There's some truth to the saying that "a good dog is a tired dog." If you're expecting guests, exercise your pet and give it extra attention before the visit begins.read more
Using two extensive surveys, a research team has recently rated dogs based on their levels of aggression. Check where your dog might fall on the list and learn why determining canine aggression is an inexact science.
Do you underestimate your dog's intelligence? Just because your pooch is a friendly, furry plaything doesn't mean it isn't brainy, according to experts. Take our tests to roughly determine your dog's IQ.
Is your dog home alone more than Macaulay Culkin? Here’s how to tell if your furry friend is lonely, and what you can do about it.
Even if your beloved canine is a full-fledged mutt, there's hope of finding its lineage through DNA testing options.
Is your dog reactive? If your buddy has trouble concentrating, misbehaves in public places and sometimes loses its cool, you might need to give it a little extra training TLC.
Bringing home a new dog is a big decision. Once your furry friend has finally arrived, here are the best ways to bond with her so you become best friends fast.
It's all too common: You and someone special buy a dog together and then decide to go your separate ways. But how do you decide who keeps Fido?
Are you and your canine as connected as you could be? Dog trainer Brenda Aloff offers advice on understanding your dog.
Pepito fell in love and wandered off. Terrified JoJo was stolen outside a grocery store. What do these “miracle dogs” have in common? They were lost and found.
Older dogs can anticipate our needs, provide unconditional love, share their unique wisdom and provide unmatched loyalty and devotion.
Discover how your dog uses its five senses to experience flavor, and how to make even the pickiest eater go bananas over dinner.
Early doggie training, popularly called kinderpuppy, can be the most important education your pooch can receive. Give your little friend a place to learn the essentials, either through this type of program or a home-schooling plan taught by you.
As the axiom goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Here are tips to prevent some of the most common dog health problems.
Do dog owners in Europe look for the same qualities in dog food as canine fans in Vietnam? Analysts weigh in on worldwide pet food trends.
I’m looking for a fun outdoor activity that my entire family -- including my very active dog -- can enjoy together. Any ideas?
Finding a missing dog is now easier with the click of your mouse. Here's how to safeguard your pup, whether it's lost or found.
Are you a mixed-breed or purebred type of person? Your lifestyle and needs may be the determining factor in picking a pup.
How big or small is your dog's breed? From toy to jumbo, size matters when selecting its nourishment.
A new survey shows that the recession has affected dog care. Advance planning can help you save money and provide proper medical support for your pet.
Fleas and ticks are out in force during the spring. Here are some of the latest products and techniques for dealing with these pesky and often dangerous parasites.
My dog used to never get carsick on rides, but now it repeatedly does. I haven't changed vehicles, so why is this occurring?
Does your dog snore when snoozing? If so, that can alert you to certain health problems.
With a simple dietary supplement, you can help maintain your dog's digestive balance and prevent diarrhea.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued new dog-flu guidelines that help answer important questions about this emerging canine disease.
What can I do to help my dog conquer its shyness?
Are you doing all that you can to safeguard your dog's health? Take our quiz to find out.
"Must love dogs" is a phrase frequently seen in personal ads. But can dogs really help their humans find Mr. or Ms. Right?
Is your dog suffering from pain due to injury, age or illness? Veterinary centers specializing in treating your dog's aches and pains may be able to help.
Meet local dog owners and lovers by joining or forming a dog-focused social group.
If you made health resolutions for the new year, why not include your dog's wellness in this plan? Ensure your dog's good health by following these recommendations.
Is there really feng shui for dogs? If so, how might it influence a dog's behavior?
How can I tell if my dog is a senior? Are there any signs and behaviors that can clue me in to her aging process?
Meet volunteers who are helping to improve the lives of dogs in their communities.
A new Orlando, Fla., fitness center for dogs offers aromatherapy, massage, aqua therapy and other services. Could this growing trend benefit your dog's health?
Foods for active, senior canines can promote healthy digestion and help improve immune response, all while fueling your dog's busy day.
I'm considering hiring a housekeeper, but I'm also concerned about how my dog will react when I'm not at home with them. What can I do to keep them both safe and unstressed?
Aging is inevitable, but it needn't diminish your dog's quality of life. Here are five ways to make the most out of your pet's senior years.
Are you a cat-centric pet owner who’s looking to get a dog for the family? These dog breeds just may win you over.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when we support those affected by the disease. But did you know that dogs can suffer from something very similar to human breast cancer -- and that it can be just as serious?
From the first exciting adjustments to training and health care, we'll help you to get your home -- and yourself -- ready for a new puppy.
What do experts say is the safest way to bring dogs along on car rides? Should I only drive with my dog if necessary, such as when taking it to the vet?
Find out which top 10 pet medical conditions cost dog owners $1,000 or more.
Up to twenty-five percent of all dogs suffer from ingredient sensitivities. Now, thanks to new pet food formulations, even such sensitive dogs can enjoy their supper.
Parvovirus, a deadly bug that can affect any dog, can be particularly troublesome in summer, when canines are more active outdoors. Find out how to protect your pet.
On TV, I've seen dogs fetch sodas from the fridge for their owners. How can I train my dog to do this?
Save Our Pets Food Bank, Florida’s Animal Pantry and other organizations help to feed the dogs of owners facing economic and health challenges.
Did you know that bringing your dog to work improves productivity and decreases absenteeism? Find out how you, your pet and your employer can benefit from Take Your Dog to Work Day.
Surveys show that certain dog breeds are at greater risk of health threats during air travel than other canines. Learn if your dog is at heightened risk, and what to do if your pet must fly.
Now that it's summer, I'd like to take my water-loving dog on a boating trip. What should I do to make sure he stays safe?
High-quality puppy food contains premium ingredients. Here are nine that will help your pup to grow up strong and healthy.
Why does my dog guard her food bowl, and what can I do to get her to stop?
Is it true that you can predict how strong a dog is just by looking at its head? If so, how can that be possible?
Did you recently celebrate Mother's Day with friends or family? This should be a reminder that dog mothers deserve special attention too. Find out how to best support a dog mom-to-be.
Learn how to read analysis charts posted by pet food manufacturers to see if your dog's food merits the Association of American Feed Control Officials seal of approval.
Based on popular Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts programs for young adults, the Dog Scouts of America gives canines a chance to earn merit badges and more.
I recently read about a border collie that comprehends more than 1,000 words. My Labrador retriever understands a handful of basic words, such as its name, my husband's name, "come" and "no." How can I teach it more?
Do you know the difference between a veterinarian, a veterinary assistant and a veterinary technician? All of these individuals, and more, may work at your local vet's office.
A recent survey shows how Americans choose dog food, and as it turns out, most of us need to change our selection criteria.
A prominent neurologist believes dogs may have out-of-body experiences and other sensations that are associated with human spirituality.
Meet dogs that, with the help of their vets and owners, fought cancer -- and won.
If you're traveling with a special needs dog, you may be surprised at how little difference there is than a dog in perfect health.
Puppies naturally produce DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), but they may benefit from having this omega-3 fatty acid in their food. Find out why.
Manny Apolonio is a personal assistant, but you won’t find him working with celebrities or high-profile individuals. Apolonio is parlaying his expertise with people to dogs and their often surprising, specialized needs.
In honor of Pet Dental Health Month, veterinarians share tips on improving your dog's "smile" while also preventing tooth decay, gum disease and other periodontal ailments.
Dog food with just the right balance of a special ingredient can literally make your dog shine with the glow of good health.
I’m considering taking my dog to regular playgroup sessions so it can enjoy socializing with other dogs. What should I expect, and should I prepare my pet in any way?
Small-dog day care and boarding facilities provide small breeds with benefits that range from consistent care to comfortable surroundings.
Some veterinarians are now working in or opening dog-only clinics. Here are the benefits and values of these clinics that you should consider.
Ingredients in your dog’s food may be the simple solution to its digestive issues. Veterinarians share the best diet tips for healthy digestion.
New and longtime dog owners often overlook their pets when making new year’s resolution. This year, try these changes that will benefit your dog.
Looking to adopt a dog this holiday season? ASPCA's Meet Your Match program, Iams' Home 4 the Holidays and other pet adoption campaigns are here to help.
Mealtime for dogs doesn’t just have to be about the food: It can also be a special time for you and your pet. Here are tips from owners on making mealtime memorable for everyone.
Accidentally leaving out pills in your dog’s reach can be more harmful than you think. Here are the top 10 human medications the Pet Poison Helpline says can harm your dog.
Elderly yet active and lovable dogs need homes too. Celebrate Adopt a Senior Pet Month and start helping today.
Backstage in Philadelphia last weekend was a mixture of the glamorous and the mundane as the dogs got ready for "showtime."
Before making your next dog food purchase, use our checklist to determine if you’re meeting your dog’s particular nutritional needs.
Are some individuals really dog people, versus cat people? If so, what traits do they possess?
November is Pet Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a common canine disease, so watch out for these symptoms in your dog.
From shooting photos and videos to sponsoring dogs in need, you can help shelter dogs even if you are allergic to pets or your house is already full of canines.
Do you worry that your dog is too chubby -- or too skinny? Here’s how weight management dog foods can help your dog reach and maintain its proper weight.
If you’re the typical multitasking dog owner with limited time, why drive to the vet when the vet can drive to you?
Around the country, dog owners and their pets will celebrate National Dog Week this week. Here’s how to make this a special week for your canine.
Are you actively “green” or looking to become more eco-friendly? Make a positive impact on the environment, starting with your dog’s food and its packaging.
New data reveals that pets start nearly 1,000 fires each year. Make sure your dog doesn’t wind up in these statistics.
The Internet and other resources can help in diagnosing dog health problems, but when is a vet visit the only answer?
Certain ingredients and types of foods can actually do more harm than good to your dog. Find out what you should not feed your pet, from a health perspective.
National Dog Day, which celebrates dogs of all breeds, is coming up. Here’s how to celebrate and care for your dog on this day and always.
August 21 is International Homeless Animals’ Day. Here’s how you can help to transform dogs from homeless to happy and homeward bound.
Make the most out of your dog’s next veterinary visit by knowing the right questions to ask.
Some dog foods are now specially formulated to protect your dog against common health problems.
The “dog days of summer” is almost a misnomer, because dogs can succumb to weather-related problems. Here are do’s and don’ts for protecting your dog from summer’s heat.
From the initial recipe idea to the final product, learn how high-quality dog food is made and how it is then later tested by eager dog volunteers.
From sensing pregnancy to becoming jealous when baby arrives, dogs often have intense reactions to human infants. Here’s how to handle your growing family.
If your dog loves to swim and has an adventurous spirit, competitive dock diving and jumping could be part of its summer fun.
The EPA recently announced that it has developed stricter testing and evaluation requirements for flea and tick products for your dog. If the EPA is worried, should you be too?
Take Your Dog to Work Day is June 25. Are you and your dog ready?
This father’s day, we look back at famous dads who adore dogs. Plus, find out what dads can learn from their dogs.
Does your dog’s food contain prebiotics? Now available in both wet and dry dog food, prebiotics can have a positive effect on your dog’s health.
How are your dog park etiquette skills? Follow along with our experts to see how well you would deal with common dog park issues.
Protein from meat is always a dog favorite. But can you guess what the other key ingredient groups are in quality natural dog foods?
Cancer treatments for dogs are finally catching up with the array of treatments long available to people, and cancer is no longer the deadly diagnosis it once was.
In honor of National Disabled Pets Day, learn about physically challenged dogs that are beating the odds thanks to good care, technology and a positive spirit.
Using their experience in physical therapy, yoga, zoology, training and dog showing, sisters Sasha and Ashley Foster show you how to safely and effectively stretch your dog to improve its fitness.
Did you know that dog waste is actually recyclable? Transform your dog’s poop into a harmless, ground-absorbed liquid that might even help fertilize your garden.
A new study has found that weight control foods for dogs vary widely, both in calories and price. Learn what to look for and why “lite,” “light” and “low calorie” aren’t always what they seem.
Hiking with your dog can be one of spring’s most rewarding pleasures, as long as you take proper precautions.
Want to give your dog clean white teeth and fresh breath? Remember the three D’s: daily brushing, dentistry and diet.
Bowing, tight lips, direct stares and circular tail wags all hold meaning in the dog world. What messages do these and other visual signals convey?
The pet industry’s largest trade show takes place later this month. We’ve got a sneak peek of some of this year’s hottest dog toys and other products.
New research shows that female dogs that retain their ovaries live longer. Here’s what you should consider before spaying your dog.
The term “canned dog food” is all wet: Thanks to new flavors, additions and recipes, many manufacturers now prefer the phrase “wet dog food.” Which of the new products are best for your pet?
A professional dog handler from this year’s 134th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show reveals his best dog grooming and training tips.
Need a matchmaker to find your perfect mate? The Right Breed, Must Love Pets, Date My Pet and other online dating services use the power of pets to bring people together.
Did you know that some dog breeds are more likely than others to swallow potentially dangerous nonfood items? Find out if your dog is at greater risk.
Many dog foods claim to be “natural,” but some products merit that description more than others. This guide will help you find the right pet food for your dog.
Dogs exhibit fairness, empathy, trust and other behaviors that we consider to be moral. But is there a moral gap between humans and canines?
Want to help feed hungry dogs? Start at your very own computer. Grade-schooler Mimi Ausland created FreeKibble.com, a program that combines fun-and-games trivia with serious charity work.
What exactly does dog illness look like? These warning signs could signify potential health problems, and they can help you help your dog stay healthy.
Vitamins and minerals may be the key to helping your dog stay in optimal condition and starting the new year on a good health note.
Holiday-themed dog parties used to be rare, but more owners are finding out how enjoyable such events can be. Our dog paw-ty expert shares her secrets.
Most of us spend the holiday season shopping, cooking and socializing. But did you know these efforts could also help dogs in need?
You and your dog both need physical activity to prevent obesity, so why not exercise together? Veterinarian Susan Nelson shares tips for the perfect owner-dog workout.
'Tis the season for giving, so why not lend your holiday spirit to animal shelters in need of food, other supplies and your time?
Four years after Hurricane Katrina hit, a New Orleans resident reunited with his dog, JJ -- but only after an arduous legal battle.
Planning a winter holiday vacation? These problem prevention tips will help you prepare your pup for boarding.
The perfect crunchy kibble can do everything from promoting your dog's heart health to scrubbing your pet's teeth. Does the dry food you're buying match your dog's needs?
Pet expert Charlotte Reed, aka Miss Fido Manners, shares all you need to know about proper do’s and don’ts for well-behaved dogs this coming holiday season.
Cute puppies may be hard to resist, but what about that older, wide-eyed dog staring at you from its shelter cage? Bringing home a new adult dog could be one of your best decisions yet.
Is your dog at risk for this noisy, lengthy and all-too-common dog ailment? It’s possible, as the name may be misleading.
Do you want your dog to have a shiny coat, sturdy nails, good posture and more? The key may be its diet.
Dog owners are all too familiar with that "guilty look" your pup gives you. But what's really behind those sad puppy eyes?
The great-granddaughter of Lassie creator Eric Knight asks canine experts to recommend their favorite books about our favorite subject: dogs.
Concerned about arthritis in your dog? A new method for early detection of this debilitating disease in dogs could lead to a cure.
Breed- and size-specific foods help ensure that your dog will receive proper nutrition. Make the right food match by looking for your dog's breed in our feeding guide.
Love dogs? Thinking about a career change? Consider becoming a veterinary technician. One woman shares what she's learned on the job.
Summertime may not mean summer fun for your dog. Manage its health by watching out for these common health problems.
Did you know that food control officials monitor use of the word "natural" on labels? Here's what to expect when buying natural dog food for your pet.
Going on vacation doesn't have to mean boarding your dog. With these easy ideas, a pet-friendly trip can provide long-lasting memories.
Are you living an eco-friendly lifestyle? The benefits of going green for you and your pet may surprise you.
Downward-facing dog gains new meaning in yoga classes designed for canines and their owners. Gather good vibes, a mat and your best friend for our guide.
Selecting the right food for your puppy can help to ensure years of good health, since this life stage is your dog's most formative. Look for these ingredients.
Introducing your new puppy to parks, cars, dogs and other people is a big step. Make sure you have enough loving time, patience...and that you follow our experts' advice.
Turn your messy mutt into a pretty pooch with an easy at-home makeover that includes brushing, bathing, tooth cleaning, nail trimming and more.
Puppy playtime isn't always a walk in the dog park. One canine expert shares her story and warns about dog park dangers that can affect your pup and you.
A new drug treatment is giving hope to dogs with cancer. Could your dog be a candidate for this groundbreaking therapy?
A surprising new study has linked high cholesterol to dogs with compulsive behaviors, like tail chasing. What's really to blame?
Online dating service technology has finally gone to the dogs. Would-be owners now have an easy tool for finding their perfect canine.
Elevators for four-leggers, a dental suite and a "kibble kitchen" with foods for ailing dogs are just a few of the many comforts awaiting patients at San Francisco's new Animal Care Center.
Ever wonder why your dog suddenly dislikes a meal it enjoyed last week? Here's what every owner should know about dog food recipes.
How does your dog walk? Surprisingly, most of us, including experts, don't know. A new study sets the record straight.
From Ralph Lauren to Juicy Couture, dog clothing is becoming more stylish and commonplace. But is the trend more about human-pleasing fashion than function?
A new study negates common myths about how germs might spread between dogs and humans and advises dog owners to frequently do this one thing.
Dogs have a reputation for gobbling up anything and everything in sight, but this annoyance could cause your pet to have allergic reactions to its food, environment or both.
Think your dog has an attitude problem? The problem may actually lie in your pup's health, not its outward disposition.
Is your dog getting all of the nutrition it should, along with quality, mouthwatering ingredients? The answer may surprise you.
If bonding with your canine bud is a challenge, here are the best techniques on how to bridge the two species' gap.
Dog training is kid's play, suggests a new book written by two high school sophomores. What can you learn from these young canine-savvy instructors?
Your forever fur-coated friend may look warm, but winter can turn a hot dog cold. Is your dog staying comfy cozy all winter long?
Trying to place a medicinal drop into the eyes of a squirming dog patient can be next to impossible. Solution? Automatic dog eyedrops.
Dogs like a little gravy on their meals, just like you do on yours. But puppy seasonings and sauces are good for more than just adding flavor.
Health habits, spending, food choices and more are always changing. Are you following the doggy trends?
Dogs seem to experience mood swings during winter, but are they just mirroring our feelings? Get the facts and how to prevent dog depression.
Yes, you can teach an old -- or young -- dog new tricks. Just grab some dog biscuits and follow these easy tips.
Here's what you should know about adopting a shelter dog, including how to avoid common problems and ensure that your pet properly adjusts to its new home.
What's better than one day of holiday gifting? Twelve! Here are a dozen of new, innovative toys and products you can proudly present to your deserving dog.
Is the dog food you're buying helping or hurting your pup? The answer may lie in you pup's appearance.
Why work when you don't have to? Renowned British dog trainer Kay Laurence advocates the use of games and play as a means to train dogs and strengthen our bonds with them.
Your mother used to advise you to get your nutrients, and now your pup needs similar guidance. Discover the importance of protein in your dog's diet, and why some types are healthier than others.
Misbehaving mutts can be transformed into well-behaved and seemingly happier dogs thanks to therapy and medications. Could such a human-based approach help your pet?
Create a mental rundown of your dog's daily schedule. Is it full of activity and mental stimulation, or is it a boring routine that might need fixing? Check out our makeovers, which can "give a life" to dogs that are stuck in a dull rut.
Discover how new medicines, surgical techniques and therapies are allowing dogs diagnosed with cancer to live much longer, happier lives.
What and how you feed your puppy can make all of the difference in your pet's life now and even later as it graduates to adult dog food. Here's what the perfect puppy chow should contain, along with tips on making the most of your pup's mealtime.
Joint issues affect many dogs, but now a new surgical technique, used on human ankles, is working wonders on doggie knees. See if this minimally invasive surgery could help your pet.
As evidenced by your food-gulping dog, many pet foods are not only tasty but could help determine Rover's future health.
A number of factors influence whether or not your dog could suffer from a disorder or disease. Your pet's breed is one such determinant. Here's what to watch out for, along with tips on keeping your canine in top dog shape.
Memories of summertime outings with your dog could soon sour if a debilitating and possibly life-threatening disease enters the picture.
From barkbeques to birthdog parties, canine-centric celebrations are all the rage. Here's how to plan, what to serve, and most important, the best way to enjoy a fun-filled fiesta.
While summertime is perfect for long walks and games of fetch, elevated temperatures make it imperative to keep your canine cool and comfy for its health.
Advances in health care and pet food manufacturing intersect in new dog foods that satisfy, satiate and address canine health concerns.
Good news for globe-trotting owners and their dogs: America's largest hotel chains are now allowing and catering to canine clientele.
Human medical techniques and treatments are going to the dogs, especially where canine blood banks are concerned. Now, both you and man's best friend can help other dogs in need.
When and where you feed Fido can be almost as important as what you feed it. Our expert weighs in on the best methods, bowls, placements, timing and more.
Americans spend $670 annually on canine veterinary visits. But with 10 easy preventative measures, you can save some cash and a trip to the doggie doctor.
Are you feeding your dog the right kind of food? Keep your canine fit and svelte with expert chow advice from veterinarian Trisha Joyce.
Sometimes your pooch may growl or act unusually aggressive, but don't despair. It's not anger management class that your dog needs, but a reminder of who's the boss.
From global positioning systems to new microchips, technology promises an end to lost dog posters. But how well do these high-tech devices really deliver? Here, we weigh the pros and cons of each, and help determine which one is best for your pup's personality.
Canines, like humans, can suffer injuries related to sports and other physical activities. Weekend athletes, couch potatoes, chubby pooches and others are at special risk. Find out what the risk factors and what to do when your friend overextends.
A popular book claims French Women Don't Get Fat, but what about their dogs and the dogs of other cultures outside of the U.S.? Learn if feeding habits differ country by country, and if vive la difference holds true for pooches as well as people.
Like you, your dog may also develop problems as well. Not surprisingly, early diagnosis and proper treatments can make all the difference between life and death for your pet.
Are common myths about dogs true or false? Get the inside scoop on what's fake and what's factual.
Long a mainstay in human end-of-life care, hospice programs are gaining popularity with dog owners who are looking for ways to help their pets during the end-of-life transition.
The love of his rescue pit bull showed this animal lover the path to a new career.
Controlling pet allergens is a matter of prevention, housework and a little extra care.
Here, 10 things every dog owner should do to keep their pet happy, healthy and in good shape.
Lipomas are one of the most common masses seen in older dogs. What are they, and why should you get them checked out, even if you think they are nothing to worry about?
We all know about vets and groomers, but what about the new face of dog careers? Just what options do people have in this booming pet industry?
If you're traveling with your dog, safe bathroom options can be difficult to come across. Learn how to train your dog to "go" when you're on the road.
With cold weather approaching, senior dogs often start to feel the ache of arthritis. Here's what to do to help your pet.
Being away for long periods of time doesn't mean your dog needs to suffer. Just like choosing a day care facility for children, selecting a doggie day care involves a little sniffing around.
Set aside just 15 minutes of your day to massage your dog, and experience a new level of bonding with your pet. Here's how.
Natural and inexpensive flea-control methods scratch fleas from your list of pests. Here are our top picks.
I bet you'd go the extra mile for your own dog. Would you do the same for a truck full of homeless dogs you've never met? Here are two women who do.
Looking to adopt a dog? Here are five reasons why you should give a senior dog a second look!
Expecting? Here's how to get your pooch ready for your newborn.
Obesity in dogs is a huge problem. (Pardon the pun.) Here's how to know if your dog falls under this category, and what to do about it if it does.
Whether you're an early riser or someone who never misses a late night show, here's how your schedule affects your dog.
Just how many treats does your dog get on a daily basis? If the answer is several treats a day, it could eventually be racking up a few pounds -- if it hasn’t already.
Puppies, adult dogs and seniors have different protein needs. Learn what’s best for your pet.
A portion of your next online purchase can be donated to your favorite dog charity.
Your dog may suffer from these three types of allergies this summer.
Adopting a shelter or rescue dog can be the most economical way to find your new best friend. Here's how you can help.
Is your backyard a safe place for your dog to exercise and play in? Here's how to transform this outdoor space to benefit your dog.
Want to save a few bucks, without skimping on your dog's wants and needs? Here's how.
High-tech dog tags are now helping lost, roaming dogs find their way home faster than ever.
Dog grooming is an unregulated and unlicensed industry. If you don’t take the time to check the credentials of the salon, the consequences could be dire.
Dog safety is a concern during all dog walks, but particularly after dark. Here's how to keep your dog out of harm's way.
A new book follows the author's weight loss journey with her dog, Kelly.
The cold winter months can be unforgiving to your dog when you go out on walks. Here are ways to protect your dog from snow, ice and road salt.
If you are blessed with a new puppy this month, here's what you can do to make your tiny charge's life easier.
The rise of the smartphone has led to some innovative applications that can help keep your dog healthy. Here are the top three favorites.
Learn the causes of painful, annoying hot spots, and when you should bypass home care to see your veterinarian.
If you enjoy running with your dog, fall and winter weather can pose challenges. Here's how to safely keep up your fitness routine with your dog.
After a summer of family fun, returning to a school schedule can be exciting for children and relieving for parents, but stressful for dogs. Get your school year off on the right paw!
Spring is the time of year that is most associated with the onset of environmental allergies. But did you know that, like us, pets can suffer from year-round allergies?
Get the year off on the right paw with back-to-school preparations for your dog.
A few minutes and a little ingenuity can keep your canine cool during the dog days of summer.
DNA testing can unlock the mystery of a mixed-breed dog's heritage.
We've rounded up the coolest gadgets for dogs that are perfect for summer use.
Before leaving on vacation, be sure to round up important details for your dog sitter. Here, the information you should always provide.
Check out five of the most popular Twitter accounts by and for dog aficionados.
With summer's arrival, it's important that you take time to review some basic summer safety tips for your dog.
Buyer beware: Some insurance companies won't insure homes of owners with certain dog breeds.
Many of us use Facebook and Twitter every day to connect with friends and like-minded users. But these social media tools can have another benefit: saving money.
Dental health is difficult enough for us humans to maintain, so it's no wonder that many dogs suffer from advanced tooth decay. Here's how you can help prevent plaque and tartar buildup.
They say you're never really ready to have a baby, but the same isn't exactly true for becoming a pet parent.
Mike Arms found his calling to help rescue animals many years ago, and has since been working to protect them each and every day.
Has this ever happened to you? You're all set to go on a walk, but out of nowhere ... rain storm! Don't let rainy days get your dog down. Get your game on instead.
Whether it's a one-time antibiotic for an injury, or a medication your dog needs every month, dog prescriptions can be costly. Here are some secrets to savings.
Rescue groups, animal shelters and individuals are turning to online videos to spread the word about the importance of spaying and neutering dogs and cats. Here’s how you too can get involved too.
Antioxidants found in dog food are an easy way to prevent serious health problems in your pet. Here’s how you can help keep your dog happy, active and disease-free.
If you show your dog a lot of extra-special love on Valentine’s Day, why not show it the same level of affection all year long?
Unconventional dog-grooming options unleash savings for DIY dog-lovers.
It’s easy to forget your loyal pup in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, but he never forgets you. Treat your dog to one of these hot holiday gifts and you’ll be sure to get yourself on Santa’s “Nice” list.
Meet our new bloggers for The Dog Daily and get a preview of what’s in store.