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  • 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 Farricelli15

  • How to choose a dog for keeping snakes at bay for the security of you family and friends. This article examines suggested breeds and offers important reasons for having a snake dog.

    Snake Dogs: Best Breeds of Dogs That Kill Snakes

    Snake Dogs: Best Breeds of Dogs That Kill Snakes

    by Randy Godwin104

  • If you want a dog that can play with your kids but are worried about allergies, here are six hypoallergenic choices. The photos, videos, and descriptions within this article will help you choose a dog for your family.

    6 Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds That Are Great With Kids

    6 Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds That Are Great With Kids

    by Dr Mark22

  • Picking a perfect name for your new dog can be pretty tough. Pick the wrong name and you could spend the next 10 to 15 years regretting it. Before you come to a decision, here are some of the worst dog names and why you should avoid them.

    10 Worst Dog Names

    10 Worst Dog Names

    by Sophie Jackson2

  • A double merle dog is created when two dogs with the merle coat pattern are bred together. Also known as 'lethal whites,' double merles are prone to health issues. This article will delve into possible health concerns related to merle-to-merle breeding.

    The Double Merle Dog and the Dangers of Merle-to-Merle Breeding

    The Double Merle Dog and the Dangers of Merle-to-Merle Breeding

    by Sophie Jackson5

  • 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 Brown258

  • We all like our homes to smell fresh and clean, and for that reason, many people use plug-in or spray air fresheners to help their house smell nice. Unfortunately, air fresheners can have a downside—they can make dogs very unwell and can even lead to death.

    Could Your Air Freshener Be Making Your Dog Sick?

    Could Your Air Freshener Be Making Your Dog Sick?

    by Sophie Jackson0

  • 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 Mark10

  • If you are searching for a little breed of dog that does not bark much, check out the five best! Videos, photos, and a description of each dog will help you make the right choice.

    6 Small Dog Breeds That Don't Bark (A Lot!)

    6 Small Dog Breeds That Don't Bark (A Lot!)

    by Dr Mark21

  • 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 Fitzgerald13

  • If you are considering how to make healthier homemade dog food, read this article. A simple guide to picking the right ingredients that will give your dog all the nutrients. Easy recipes and valuable tips are also included.

    2 Healthy Homemade Dog Food Recipes

    2 Healthy Homemade Dog Food Recipes

    by Kim Lam49

  • Two years without my Griffin, I'm still trying to analyze what it is about this dog that is squeezing my heart. I am torn between so many good memories and so much sadness from missing him.

    Why Can't I Get Over My Dog's Death?

    Why Can't I Get Over My Dog's Death?

    by Audrey Kirchner151

  • Learn how to train Alaskan malamute dogs from puppyhood up to adulthood. Simple logical ways that can be used for a mal of any age.

    How to Train Alaskan Malamute Dogs

    How to Train Alaskan Malamute Dogs

    by Audrey Kirchner19

  • Learn about the ingredients in Monistat—an inexpensive over-the-counter medicine used to treat yeast infections in humans—and how I tried to alleviate my dog's ear infection when I couldn't get to a vet.

    Can Monistat Treat Your Dog's Ear Infection?

    Can Monistat Treat Your Dog's Ear Infection?

    by SmartAndFun86

  • 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 Fitzgerald4

  • 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

  • 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

  • Finding a bit of mucus in your dog's stool is common and benign, but an excessive amount is troubling, especially if there is blood. Learn what causes mucus in dog poop and what you can do about it.

    15 Causes of Mucus in Dog's Stool

    15 Causes of Mucus in Dog's Stool

    by Adrienne Farricelli18

  • Have you ever wondered what the most popular dog breeds in America are? Here is the top 10 list, according to the 2012 statistics from the American Kennel Club. See if your favorite dog breed is in the top 10.

    Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America

    Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in America

    by Sheila Brown62

  • 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 Mark4

  • 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

  • Wheat is a common cause of dog allergies. If your dog is gluten intolerant, try these 10 absolutely delicious wheat-free dog treats that are easy to make and use only natural and healthy ingredients.

    10 Easy Wheat-Free Dog Treat Recipes

    10 Easy Wheat-Free Dog Treat Recipes

    by Kim Lam76

  • 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 doggy diaper can help with house training, females in heat, incontinent older dogs, and other short-term situations. This is what you need to consider when buying dog diapers

    Things to Consider When Buying Dog Diapers

    Things to Consider When Buying Dog Diapers

    by Alison Graham26

  • 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 Mark13

  • Are you looking for a low-maintenance breed of dog? Here are five dog breeds that all need basic care, but are also good at taking care of themselves.

    5 Great Low-Maintenance Dog Breeds

    5 Great Low-Maintenance Dog Breeds

    by Dr Mark36

  • Discover several pros and cons of owning a Pomeranian. This article is great for anyone who is in love with this breed and wants to learn more about it.

    12 Pros and Cons of Owning a Pomeranian

    12 Pros and Cons of Owning a Pomeranian

    by Adrienne Farricelli4

  • Are small dogs really harder to potty train or is it just a matter of training them the right way? Is a smaller bladder really the main reason why smaller dogs seem to have accidents in the home more often? Let's take a closer look at whether small dogs are really harder to potty train.

    Why Are Small Dogs Harder to Potty Train?

    Why Are Small Dogs Harder to Potty Train?

    by Adrienne Farricelli8

  • If money is tight, you may be looking for ways to save money on pet-care costs. You might even ask, "Can I give my dog shots or should I take him to the vet?" Here's a cost comparison and a discussion of the pros and cons so you can make an informed decision.

    Can I Give My Dog Shots at Home or Should I Take Him to the Vet?

    Can I Give My Dog Shots at Home or Should I Take Him to the Vet?

    by Donna Cosmato15

  • While most people would never consider giving alcohol to dogs, accidental cases of alcohol poisoning are seen far too often by vets, especially during holidays. Alcohol is highly toxic to dogs and it is important to know the symptoms to ensure your pet is swiftly and effectively treated.

    The Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning in Dogs

    The Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning in Dogs

    by Sophie Jackson3

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Fitzgerald88

  • 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 Shepards50

  • Avoid factory farms and find dog and cat food that is produced using humane and sustainable farming methods. Learn about the diets and the quality of life of different meat animals and where you can obtain cruelty-free food for your pet.

    Organic, Free-Range, and Humane Dog and Cat Food Options

    Organic, Free-Range, and Humane Dog and Cat Food Options

    by Melissa A Smith25

  • 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 Mark98

  • Some dogs eat socks: we all know this. But if your dog ate a sock, it could be a real problem. Many sock-eating dogs land on the surgery table. Here's a brief guide on what to do to prevent this behavior.

    Why Does My Dog Eat Socks and What Can I Do About It?

    Why Does My Dog Eat Socks and What Can I Do About It?

    by Adrienne Farricelli24

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  • This article examines the lovable, highly-intelligent, and family-friendly Border Collie. It provides an analysis of the dog's behavioral patterns, characteristics, and unique traits

    The Border Collie: A Guide for Owners

    The Border Collie: A Guide for Owners

    by Larry Slawson6

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  • This article provides an analysis of the lovable, hard-working, and intelligent Australian Cattle Dog. It provides an in-depth examination of the dog's temperament, behavioral patterns, and general traits.

    The Australian Cattle Dog: A Guide for Owners

    The Australian Cattle Dog: A Guide for Owners

    by Larry Slawson2

  • 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 Mark103

  • Sometimes vomiting is simple to treat and easy to figure out, but not always. Find out what might be wrong and what you need to do if your dog is vomiting.

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    by Dr Mark160

  • 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

  • Is there a fishy smell lingering, and does your dog now have a swollen anus? If so, your dog may have some anal gland problems. Here are some home remedies.

    Some Dog Anal Gland Remedies

    Some Dog Anal Gland Remedies

    by Adrienne Farricelli18

  • This article examines the lovable, friendly, and highly intelligent German Shepherd. It provides a direct analysis of the dog's behavioral patterns, personality, and general characteristics.

    The German Shepherd: A Guide for Owners

    The German Shepherd: A Guide for Owners

    by Larry Slawson8

  • 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 Fitzgerald76

  • The signs of healthy, normal play in dogs are the result of good socialization and the dog's ability to communicate amicable intentions. Good dog play involves dogs who are having fun and look forward to the interaction. Learn how dogs use signals to emphasize their intent to do no harm.

    Signs of Healthy, Normal Play in Dogs

    Signs of Healthy, Normal Play in Dogs

    by Adrienne Farricelli4

  • When you first see a Papillon dog, you may dismiss them as fluffy little lightweights. Behind the scenes, Papillons rule the earth. Move over . . . Papillons pull the real strings around here.

    The Papillon:  A Guide to Being Owned by One

    The Papillon: A Guide to Being Owned by One

    by Marcy J. Miller9

  • Dogs like to get in trouble when they're stuck indoors. Here are some ways to keep your home (and your sanity) intact on those rainy days.

    Indoor Activities for Your Dog

    Indoor Activities for Your Dog

    by Matt Bird0

  • Holidays can be a stressful time, and this can be especially true for dogs. Disruption to their routines, extra guests and unusual objects in the home can all lead to anxiety and behavioural changes. Understanding what causes stress can help you to manage your dog's behaviour.

    10 Reasons Dogs Get Stressed During the Holidays

    10 Reasons Dogs Get Stressed During the Holidays

    by Sophie Jackson0

  • 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 Speaks39

  • It's the most dreaded appointment a dog owner must eventually endure, and nothing may be more disconcerting than seeing a dog in pain during euthanasia. This article explains dog euthanasia pain.

    Understanding Dog Pain During Euthanasia

    Understanding Dog Pain During Euthanasia

    by Adrienne Farricelli58

  • 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 Mark38

  • 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

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