There are different types of dog barking that can mean different things. Not all dog barking is created equal. Are you listening to what Rover is saying?
Mellow photos, warm videos, and kind words! A giant dog breed is out there waiting to grab your heart—check out the five best.
A few things you might want to know before you adopt a dachshund. Common in dachshunds- biting, burrowing, and back problems. They are independent, stubborn, and irresistibly cute.
Not all small dog breeds are good with all families; here are seven dog breeds that are great with most, and several that are not, with the reasons why.
At times, dogs behave in odd ways. If your dog is obsessively licking other dogs, you may wonder what's going on. Read on to find out some common explanations.
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.
Learn some interesting facts about the Siberian Husky. Some information is from the AKC, as well as some personal information. I would highly recommend the Siberian Husky for a medium size dog breed.
Does your dog have thick, flaky skin with a musty smell? Is he/she constantly itching or scratching? It could be a yeast problem. Here are a few DIY remedies you can try at home.
The exciting sport of dog agility can be played by everyone from the athlete to the handicapped. With proper training of the dog, a handler with disabilities can be competitive.
If your dog has been diagnosed with cancer this article will discuss some of the traditional and natural remedies you can try.
With proper training, Labrador Retrievers make wonderful and affectionate family pets. They get on well with children and other pets and are clever and playful.
Does your German Shepherd puppy bite a lot? Looking for fun ways to train him to refine his biting skills and learn some inhibition? These games will help, but can virtually work for any type of pup
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.
Some dogs swallow objects that become trapped in their intestine. Abdominal surgery may be necessary to remove the obstruction, as it was for my dog.
If your dog whelps but does not have enough milk for her puppies, there are a few simple things to try.
I recently brought home a malamute puppy, and I've learned a lot about how to effectively train and care for one. I'm including tips on safety, feeding, housebreaking, training, and more.
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.
An overview of dog pneumonia and our experience with the condition. Our three-week-old Great Dane puppy is recovering well from pneumonia now, due to antibiotics and good supportive care. Photos and videos included.
Poodle crossbreeds are popular for many reasons, and this list will tell you why they are popular and why some may have some serious problems.
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.
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.
Why is my dog shivering? The cause of shaking and trembling could range from excitement and feeling cold to more serious illnesses, such as fever, hypoglycemia, or kidney failure.
If you are feeding a pregnant or nursing dog, you should be doing it naturally. Find out why, and what you should be giving her.
Struvite bladder stones, usually caused by urinary tract infections, are common in dogs. Learn what signs to watch for and what to do if your dog has them.
Safely protect your pet from harmful chemicals found in over-the-counter flea and tick preparations. The harmful ingredients, and the awful damage they can do are discussed, as are safe alternatives.
Some dogs develop a hyper-attachment to one owner. They get stressed when that particular person leaves, and nothing seems to help. Here are tips to help these dogs relax.
Are you looking for a cat-friendly dog or visa versa? Here are five great dog breeds that like cats, as well as three cat breeds that do great with dogs.
Leonbergers have a reputation for being gentle giants. They are intelligent, friendly, and playful dogs that are loving pets and loyal to their families.
Spend too much time with Marvel and even want to name your dog after one of the characters? Check out these suggestions.
Canoeing with your dog doesn't have to be stressful. Learn how to introduce your dog to a canoe, tips for keeping your dog safe on the water and a check list for necessary items to take with you.
Meet the English White Terrier. This breed lasted a mere century, but greatly influenced the Bull Terrier and Boston Terrier.
It can be hard fitting in enough quality time with your dog around your busy schedule. These fun ideas for spending quality time with your dog are sure to be a hit!
Most people have never heard of a McNab stock dog (also known as a McNab border collie). Here's your chance to meet a very special member of this very special breed. Meet Earl the McNab.
Do you have what it takes to own a Siberian Husky? Are you researching the breed because you are enamored with these beautiful dogs? Learn the pros and cons of owning this alluring breed which is not for everyone.
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
Canine degenerative myelopathy is an incurable disease that can affect dogs. The progression of this disease looks very similar to multiple sclerosis in humans.
Sometimes vomiting is simple to treat and easy to figure out. Not always. Find out what can be wrong and what you need to do if your dog is vomiting.
A silent killer is lurking among many breeds causing death from a ruptured, bleeding spleen in dogs. Learn how to recognize signs of trouble of this devastating condition.
Dog waste should be recycled and used, not dumped in a septic tank or trash bin, not composted using chemicals.
These are great exercise routines to get your dog in shape and prevent the diseases associated with obesity.
Do you have a constipated dog? Learn potential causes and some natural home remedies. Also, learn when you should have your constipated dog see a vet.
Pictures, descriptions, and videos of the five best will help you choose the dog suited to guard your small herd, before you lose that favorite lamb or kid.
Information on the history, breed, and temperament of the pit bull dog. Once known as, "The Nanny Dog"—so what happened?
For dog breeders whelping their first litter of puppies. From the whelping box to delivery: videos and instructions on whelping puppies. These tools and techniques will ensure a successful whelping!
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!
Learn effective vet-approved natural remedies to treat your dog's stomach problems at home. Find an easy-to-make bland diet recipe for your pup that you can make with food from your kitchen's pantry!
This is a different sort of "What Every Agility Newbie Should Know" list. Whether you're new to the sport of dog agility or you have several Agility Champions, this odd list will have you thinking.
A diagnosis of canine epilepsy can strike fear in an owner's heart as they wonder if they will need to euthanize their precious pet. Here is insider information from a vet who lost her dog Barney to epilepsy on ways to cope.
Comfortis are the new, prescription flea pills for dogs. Are they better than the flea pills that contain Lufenuron?
If your dog ate a sock, consider that a dog eating socks is quite a problematic behavior, considering that sock eating in dogs may land the dog on the surgery table. Here's a brief guide on what to do
How dogs show their love may be missed by owners sometimes, but if we pay close attention, we can identify many ways dogs say I love you. Here's are ways dogs show their love backed up by studies.
A dog killing a cat is surely something unpleasant to witness and a very unfortunate occurrence. Understanding what may have happened can be helpful, but often instinct takes over.
Dogs can be wonderful human companions. They have some amazing and fascinating abilities. They can also help us in many ways, such as by being assistance dogs.
What complications and problems might you expect after a mother dog gives birth? What behaviors are normal? Learn some of the most common conditions requiring immediate veterinary attention.
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.
Learn symptoms of the stages of labor in your pregnant dog and potential signs of problems. A comprehensive guide on the several stages of dog labor.
Music can give an agility handler's mental game a boost. This article explains some of the science behind this theory and also recommends a few song ideas to add to your dog agility playlist.
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.
Why is my dog scared of going outside? There may be several reasons. Here are several exercises to help your dog overcome fear and enjoy the yard again.
Find out how to get rid of fleas, once and for all. Learn about a “secret weapon” that’s cheap, effective, safe, and easy to use.
This list will provide every slacker with the best five breeds of dogs able to fit his lifestyle and add value to his life. Excellent reasons are given so every slacker needs to consult here before making a choice.
Why is my dog attacking people's legs? Why is my small dog nipping ankles? Learn some possibilities and ways to reduce and possibly, stop this behavior.
Learn what to expect at your pet's euthanasia appointment. Understand the origin of the term ''to put to sleep'' and how the procedure is carried out.
A epilepsy diagnosis can be heartbreaking to pet parents, but epileptic dogs can enjoy a quality life with proper care. Interview with Dr. Cathy Alinovi discusses FAQs about canine epilepsy.
It is safe for your dog to eat fat and raw eggs, despite what you have heard. Find out what is really proven to be poison.
Does your dog keep licking his lips or nose repeatedly? Does it look like he's just licking the air? There are several medical and behavioral causes for lip smacking—some benign and some serious.
Why does a dog's stool start firm and then turn soft? What's the normal color? Why is there mucus in the dog's stool? Answers to some common questions.
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."
An Alaskan Malamute requires a special type of person as an owner. Find out if the Alaskan Malamute is the right dog for you!
Is my dog pregnant? Signs your dog may be pregnant, nestor4u2, morgiefile.com Dog owners that start looking for signs of pregnancy in their dog are generally split into two distinct categories, on one side there are those that have planned the...
A hematoma is a swelling filled with blood. If a hematoma develops in a dog's spleen, removal of the spleen may be necessary to prevent it from rupturing.
Labrador Retrievers are lovely dogs but have a tendency to become obese. A gene mutation in some Labs may maintain their hunger and make weight control harder.
Is your dog's third eyelid showing? Learn the main functions of the dog's nictitating membrane and some common and not-so-common causes of the dog's third eyelid protrusion.
Training an agility dog to distance is hard! This article, the second in a series, gives ideas and tips to both train and handle your dog at distance.
If you are thinking about getting a wolf hybrid, take a look at these dog breeds before making up your mind.
If you work all day but still want a dog, check out descriptions, videos, and pictures of these low energy breeds and find out which will suit your lifestyle.
Puppy scams are rife. Frankly, they apply to any purebred puppy, kitten, and even other species. The popularity and priceyness of the Bull Terrier make this breed a natural target.
There are many steps that you can take to keep your dog cool in summer. These steps are very important in order to prevent heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
The best large dogs with long 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 life with.
Dogs' dew claws aren't the useless toes many people assume. Read how the active canine uses these unusual claws, and how removal of these claws might cause injury in this photo-filled article.
Dogs with a hacking cough may have a very infectious disease called kennel cough. A vet's diagnosis is essential, however. My dog recently had the disease.
Some causes of vomiting can be treated at home, while others require medical attention. If your dog is otherwise healthy, try these natural, vet-approved home remedies to soothe their upset stomach.
Skin tags on dogs, what exactly are they and what can dog owners do when they find one on their dogs? A guide on dog skin tags and skin tag removal for dogs.
Six easy tips to help your puppy sleep through the night, and even more information on what to do if an adult dog refuses to sleep.
Discover the dangers dog poop poses to your and the environment and you'll never leave the house without a pick up bag again!
Are you looking for a breed of dog that will live a long and healthy life?Photos, videos, and a description of the best five will help you choose a companion for many years to come.
Dogs see color differently than humans. Read on to learn what colors they do see and how smart trainers can use that knowledge to their advantage.
Are your dog's behavioral issues directly linked to using the wrong emotions when you train? Learn why the emotions you emit when training your dog can make her the dog she was meant to be.
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.