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  • Ear infections in dogs are so common that about 16% of dogs that go into the vet are dealing with this problem. Many get better with treatment but come right back. What can you do to stop this?

    Why Does My Dog's Ear Infection Keep Coming Back?

    Why Does My Dog's Ear Infection Keep Coming Back?

    by Dr Mark25

  • Filling out a dog adoption application is the first thing you will do once you find a dog you would like to adopt. The tips in this article will ensure your application reflects an excellent home while also making sure you are ready to provide a loving home for a new dog.

    How to Successfully Adopt a Dog From a Rescue or a Shelter

    How to Successfully Adopt a Dog From a Rescue or a Shelter

    by Shelley Frost0

  • Is coconut oil healthy for animals? Is it even healthy for humans? Let's talk about which facts are backed by science versus those purely backed by anecdotal evidence. Here's the truth about giving coconut oil to pets.

    Coconut Oil for Dogs and Cats: The Good and the Bad

    Coconut Oil for Dogs and Cats: The Good and the Bad

    by Melissa A Smith61

  • A dog eating grass frantically may have dog owners wondering what's going on with their beloved dogs. Often times, this form of grass eating may be indicative of an underlying medical problem, although some dogs may engage in this behavior when they desperately crave greens.

    Why Is My Dog Eating Grass Frantically?

    Why Is My Dog Eating Grass Frantically?

    by Adrienne Farricelli7

  • If you're looking for a new puppy for your family or children, you will want to avoid the 10 dogs that are known to be aggressive, mean, and potentially dangerous. This article will break down the dog breeds shown to be the most aggressive, based on their results in temperament tests.

    10 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds: Temperament Ratings and Information

    10 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds: Temperament Ratings and Information

    by Sheila Brown275

  • Here's a list of large dogs with longer average lifespans, and some tips to help you extend your dog's life expectancy. This article will help you if you're looking for a big dog to enjoy a long life with.

    4 Great, Large Dog Breeds With a Long Life Expectancy

    4 Great, Large Dog Breeds With a Long Life Expectancy

    by Dr Mark27

  • Seeing blood in your dog's stool can be scary. If your dog is pooping blood, it's important to learn how to recognize the difference between fresh blood and digested blood in your dog's stool.

    16 Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    16 Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    by Adrienne Farricelli585

  • An AKC Breeder of Merit's guide to finding a reputable dog breeder for your new family member with tips on where to look, red flags to watch out for, and typical breeder and puppy buyer obligations.

    8 Tips to Find a Reputable Dog Breeder

    8 Tips to Find a Reputable Dog Breeder

    by Barbara Fitzgerald6

  • What dental bones are best for your dog? Your dog's teeth need the right types of bones to keep them in good shape and prevent the harmful accumulation of plaque. Let's see what vets recommend.

    The Best  Bones for Cleaning a Dog's Teeth

    The Best Bones for Cleaning a Dog's Teeth

    by Adrienne Farricelli17

  • Do dogs have the characteristics of their astrological sign? You bet they do. A Gemini Dog can have dual personalities and a Scorpio dog can hold a grudge.

    Dog Astrology: Sun Sign Characteristics

    Dog Astrology: Sun Sign Characteristics

    by Allisyn Nichols7

  • Are you looking for a dog that will keep your lap warm AND warn you when a stranger comes prowling? Here are photos, videos, and great descriptions of the five best small watchdogs available.

    5 Best Small Watchdog Breeds

    5 Best Small Watchdog Breeds

    by Dr Mark14

  • Several fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, condiments, additives, and drugs are toxic to domestic pets. Some harm only dogs, others only cats, and several are poisonous to both. Following is a list of potentially problematic foods that should be kept in a safe place where a curious, inquisitive pet cannot access them and harm itself.

    40+ Foods That Are Poisonous or Unhealthy for Dogs and Cats

    40+ Foods That Are Poisonous or Unhealthy for Dogs and Cats

    by Schatzie Speaks40

  • Find out five ways you can add comfort and quality of life for your senior dog. Older dogs have special needs that we can address—making their lives happier and healthier.

    Five Ways to Give Comfort to Your Senior Dog

    Five Ways to Give Comfort to Your Senior Dog

    by Shelley Frost0

  • Owners of aggressive dogs may wonder if tooth extraction may be a form of treatment or even a solution for aggressive behavior. This article will discuss some frequently asks questions about the procedure.

    Removing Teeth in Aggressive Dogs: Solution or Band-Aid?

    Removing Teeth in Aggressive Dogs: Solution or Band-Aid?

    by Adrienne Farricelli26

  • Urine marking in dogs can be caused by a variety of factors. It's not just a trickle of urine; rather, it's a form of communication. Why are dogs urine marking and what are they trying to say?

    Understanding Dog Marking Behaviors

    Understanding Dog Marking Behaviors

    by Adrienne Farricelli26

  • Meaningful, mythological names for dogs from Ancient Greece. 101+ Greek goddesses and heroines names, with their stories, detailing their amazing powers and gifts; ones that every good dog can use!

    101 Greek Goddess Names That Make Epic Female Dog Names

    101 Greek Goddess Names That Make Epic Female Dog Names

    by Barbara Fitzgerald75

  • The Native American languages offer a wide variety of meaningful names for our canine companions. These lyrical names are ideal for for all sizes, breeds, and colors of dogs.

    200 Best Native American Names for Female Dogs

    200 Best Native American Names for Female Dogs

    by Barbara Fitzgerald89

  • Puppies go through different life stages just like humans. These stages are characterized by both physiological and psychological changes that characterize each stage.

    Puppy Life Stages: From Birth to Adulthood

    Puppy Life Stages: From Birth to Adulthood

    by Adrienne Farricelli10

  • Looking for ways to calm your dog during fireworks? You've come to the right place. These tips were created with dogs fearful of fireworks in mind and several come from the experts in the field.

    12 Ways to Calm Dogs During Fireworks

    12 Ways to Calm Dogs During Fireworks

    by Adrienne Farricelli10

  • Are you looking for a dog and plan on letting him sleep on your bed? Pictures, videos, and great descriptions of great breeds that do not stink will help you make the best choice.

    7 Dog Breeds That Won't Stink Up Your House

    7 Dog Breeds That Won't Stink Up Your House

    by Dr Mark25

  • Salmon crack dog treats are called so because they are "crack" to dogs. Well known in dog training circles for helping dogs focus during training, this is a homemade, super easy dog treat!

    Homemade Salmon Dog Treat Recipe

    Homemade Salmon Dog Treat Recipe

    by Kristin Kaldahl57

  • There are good and bad dogs in any breed. A dog's behavior all depends on how the dog is treated and trained—not its breed. I'm going to share some positive stories about Pit Bulls and show how truly heroic they can be.

    Positive Stories About Pit Bull Dog Heroes

    Positive Stories About Pit Bull Dog Heroes

    by Sheila Brown59

  • If you work all day but still want a dog, check out these seven breeds. We'll take a look at the personality and characteristics of these low-energy, independent dog breeds. Find out which one will suit your lifestyle.

    The 7 Best Dog Breeds for Someone Who Works All Day

    The 7 Best Dog Breeds for Someone Who Works All Day

    by Dr Mark198

  • If done correctly, you can give your puppy (or dog) shots by yourself if you cannot afford to take them to the vet. I've included step-by-step instructions on how to do this. Keep in mind that some vaccinations must be administered by a veterinary professional to be legally recognized.

    How to Do Puppy Vaccinations and Give Your Puppies Shots

    How to Do Puppy Vaccinations and Give Your Puppies Shots

    by Dorsi Diaz47

  • A remote training collar is a great tool when used correctly. Here are some tips on how to use it to effectively train your dog.

    Remote Training Collar

    Remote Training Collar

    by Kelly Ward0

  • Do you know how to breed your dog? This article will tell you the signs to watch for, what you need to do in preparation, and how to handle the breeding procedure.

    How to Breed Your Female Dog Successfully

    How to Breed Your Female Dog Successfully

    by Dr Mark106

  • Can your dog's sebaceous cyst be treated naturally with home remedies? Learn when it's best to try home remedies and why surgery is often the best option.

    Dog Sebaceous Cysts Home Remedies

    Dog Sebaceous Cysts Home Remedies

    by Adrienne Farricelli38

  • Do you need a dog that will work with your livestock, not chase your chickens, keep your shed free of rats, and still have time to spend with your family? Take a look at the six best choices and find out the pros and cons of each type before you make that final selection.

    Six Best Dog Breeds for a Small Backyard Farm

    Six Best Dog Breeds for a Small Backyard Farm

    by Dr Mark5

  • Information for dog breeders whelping their first litter of puppies. From preparation to delivery: videos and instructions for whelping puppies successfully. These tools and techniques will ensure a successful whelping!

    How to Set Up a Whelping Box and Whelp Puppies Successfully

    How to Set Up a Whelping Box and Whelp Puppies Successfully

    by Barbara Fitzgerald14

  • A giant dog breed is out there waiting to grab your heart, so check out these five best large dog breeds. This article contains photos, videos, and descriptions of each of these gentle giants.

    5 Giant Dog Breeds That You Will Love

    5 Giant Dog Breeds That You Will Love

    by Dr Mark17

  • German Shepherds are susceptible to a variety of health issues—some are related to breeding practices. Learn about some of their common stomach issues.

    5 Common German Shepherd Stomach Problems

    5 Common German Shepherd Stomach Problems

    by Sam Shepards62

  • This article gives you 10 easy recipes for homemade dog biscuits and cookies using all-natural and safe ingredients that are common in the kitchen. They're safe, healthy, and delicious!

    Top 10 Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

    Top 10 Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

    by Kim Lam214

  • Here are photos, videos, and descriptions of the five best personal protection dogs. This list will help you decide which breed will do the job best.

    5 Best Personal Protection Dog Breeds

    5 Best Personal Protection Dog Breeds

    by Dr Mark36

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  • This article examines the lovable American Pit Bull Terrier. It provides an analysis of the dog's behavioral patterns, health concerns, and general characteristics. This includes pros and cons of the Pit Bull, grooming and exercise needs, as well as feeding requirements.

    The American Pit Bull Terrier: A Guide for Owners

    The American Pit Bull Terrier: A Guide for Owners

    by Larry Slawson10

  • Not all introverts are alike, but if you examine your lifestyle, you'll find that these dogs are some of the best choices. The pictures, videos, and a personality description within this article will help you decide.

    6 Best Dog Breeds for Introverts

    6 Best Dog Breeds for Introverts

    by Dr Mark13

  • Here is a list of names specifically for dogs with blue eyes. Blue is a mystical color, warding off evil and misfortune. These blue names exalt your best friend's unparalleled position as family protector and talisman.

    90 Unique Names for Dogs With Blue Eyes

    90 Unique Names for Dogs With Blue Eyes

    by Barbara Fitzgerald20

  • Learn to successfully potty train your puppy or adult dog in as little as seven days. Your dog will be able to hold it until he or she is at their approved "potty spot."

    How to Potty Train a Dog in 7 Days

    How to Potty Train a Dog in 7 Days

    by Kate Daily7

  • Should you neuter your dog or not? There is more evidence that neutering may increase the chances for certain health disorders, yet the pet overpopulation problem cannot be denied. What to do? Read what the experts say for an informed decision.

    Should Male Dogs Be Neutered? To Neuter or Not to Neuter?

    Should Male Dogs Be Neutered? To Neuter or Not to Neuter?

    by Adrienne Farricelli20

  • Many dog owners assume veterinarians are against raw feeding because they are after the money and ultimately want you to buy the food they sell in their offices. How true is that though? Let's take a closer look into why your vet may be reluctant to suggest raw food for your dog.

    8 Reasons Why Veterinarians Are Against Feeding Raw Diets to Dogs

    8 Reasons Why Veterinarians Are Against Feeding Raw Diets to Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli13

  • A bleeding tail tip on a dog is often the result of a condition called "happy tail." This occurs when the dog's tail tip hits hard objects repeatedly in its surrounding environment. Find out what may have caused your dog's tail to bleed and what you can do about it.

    When Your Dog Injures the Tip of Its Tail: A Simple, Homemade Remedy

    When Your Dog Injures the Tip of Its Tail: A Simple, Homemade Remedy

    by Deb Kingsbury20

  • Whale eyes in dogs is a term used to depict when dogs show the whites of their eyes. Dogs are masters in body language and use their bodies to communicate. It is up to us dog owners to decipher what they are saying by learning a little bit more about the messages they try to convey.

    Whale Eye in Dogs: Why Dogs Show the White of Their Eyes

    Whale Eye in Dogs: Why Dogs Show the White of Their Eyes

    by Adrienne Farricelli9

  • About any dog will bark, but this is a list of dogs that bark less. If your dog is barking a lot, read articles to decrease barking, or discuss the problem with a good dog trainer.

    Five Dog Breeds That Don't Bark, Much

    Five Dog Breeds That Don't Bark, Much

    by Dr Mark24

  • A personal protection dog is trained to guard you at all times. Not all dogs are suited for this job, and not all dogs should even be asked to do this job. Find out if personal protection training is right for your dog, and how to go about it.

    How to Train a Dog for Personal Protection

    How to Train a Dog for Personal Protection

    by Dr Mark40

  • Find out how to correct biting, chewing, jumping, rough play, begging, barking, and digging when your dog has behavioral problems.

    How to Correct Bad Behavior in Dogs

    How to Correct Bad Behavior in Dogs

    by Susan Zutautas124

  • Want to bring home a dog for kids? Here we have the top 5 best breeds for your family, along with reasons why they would be a great option.

    Top 5 Best Dog Breeds for Kids

    Top 5 Best Dog Breeds for Kids

    by Hassan Jamshed0

  • Are you looking for a cat-friendly dog? Do you want to know which breeds of dogs or cats are most likely to get along? Here's a list of five great dog breeds that like and get along with cats, a list of three dog-friendly cats, and a list of dogs that are less likely to love cats.

    5 Dog Breeds That Like and Are Good With Cats

    5 Dog Breeds That Like and Are Good With Cats

    by Dr Mark99

  • Studies reveal a new and proven inexpensive treatment for hemangiosarcoma in dogs, a type of cancer that does not typically respond well to chemotherapy. This potent therapeutic treatment does not require a prescription and can be administered at home.

    Dog Hemangiosarcoma: Proven New Treatments That Prolong Life

    Dog Hemangiosarcoma: Proven New Treatments That Prolong Life

    by Barbara Fitzgerald77

  • Not all guards need to be large. These pictures, videos, and descriptions of the best five medium dogs will help you choose the one able to do the job.

    Best Medium-Sized Guard Dog Breeds

    Best Medium-Sized Guard Dog Breeds

    by Dr Mark12

  • Dogs can get pinched nerves in the neck area which can be quite painful. Here, you'll find the symptoms of a pinched nerve, but keep in mind that these signs may not be obvious and it's important to see the vet right away.

    Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve in a Dog's Neck

    Symptoms of a Pinched Nerve in a Dog's Neck

    by Adrienne Farricelli34

  • Have you noticed that extra digit on your dog's leg? Or, maybe you have read a puppy advertisement that says "dewclaws removed" and wonder what that means? This article explains the purpose of a dewclaw, why your dog has them, and why you should be careful when considering having them removed.

    What Are Dewclaws and Do Dogs Need Them?

    What Are Dewclaws and Do Dogs Need Them?

    by Sophie Jackson2

  • Why do dogs scratch all of the time? Scratching is the number one reason why people take their dogs to the vet. This article will explain the main causes of itchy skin in dogs and what can be done.

    6 Common Reasons My Dog Scratches All of the Time

    6 Common Reasons My Dog Scratches All of the Time

    by Dr Mark39

  • I recently moved back to a very humid climate after living in a very dry state for many years. Here's what has worked to keep my dog cool and comfortable on hot summer days.

    7 Tips to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

    7 Tips to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

    by Madeleine Clays0

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