Terriers have a reputation for destroying your possessions. What has your dog destroyed around your house? And how will you put a stop to this behavior?
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.
Look here for great Swiss names for your Bernese Mountain Dog or puppy. All of the names in this article are based on Swiss folklore, culture, history, and mythology.
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.
Why is my dog attacking people's legs? Why is my small dog nipping ankles? Learn ways to reduce this behavior.
Non-chemical flea control products are available! Combing to remove the adults, shampooing, treating the carpet with borate, garlic, diatamaceous earth, and nematodes are all discussed.
In this exclusive interview session, Dr. Cathy Alinovi, owner of Hoofstock Veterinary Services, talks about how to care for a pregnant dog and answers the most common questions that pet parents ask her about this topic.
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!
Bulldogs are adorable, but their wrinkle infections are not. Here are ways to cure an infection and prevent them in the future.
If you live in a city or have a small yard, some dogs should not come and live with you. Find out which dogs, and why you need to avoid them.
Tips and advice for training a deaf dog from a professional dog trainer who owns and shows a hard-of-hearing dog.
Stay calm, if you have made it to the clinic the worst is over. This article will tell you what will happen to your friend when she is taken in after being hit by a car, and maybe how you can avoid it.
Blue nose pit bulls are often talked about with passion and the red nose pit bull are often portrayed as rare, but what kind of dogs are they really? Here are some interesting facts.
Golden retrievers are one of my favorite dog breeds. For me, life is better with a golden. Before adding a golden retriever to your family, there are a few things you should consider.
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.
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.
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.
If your dog has been diagnosed with cancer this article will discuss some of the traditional and natural remedies you can try.
Puppy Training: Learn techniques on how to train a puppy to potty outside. Follow the six helpful puppy training tips on how to housebreak a puppy, being sure to be consistent and give tons of praise and reward to your furry friend!
As your pet nears the inevitable, you may be wondering if you should opt for euthanasia or natural death. There are pros and cons to each. This article will go over both options.
One of the most important approaches when dealing with sudden fearful or aggressive behaviors in dogs is ruling out medical conditions.
Stopping your dog from engaging in destructive behavior is wisely accomplished by figuring out the root cause of the destructive behavior and then fixing the situation.
If your dog has a nasal discharge, there may be nothing to worry about. Find out what may cause the problem, when to be worried, and when to do something about a runny nose.
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.
If your dog is scratching and his feet and ears smell like corn chips, he should be helped as soon as possible. Here's how to resolve a yeast infection at home, naturally.
If your dog's front leg appears to be paralyzed don't delay medical treatment hoping it goes away on its own. It's important to take steps to avoid further damage and avoid things from getting worse.
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.
If you own a puppy that sneaks away to pee or poop, you're wondering what may be triggering this behavior.
If you have noticed nipple discharge in your dog, you may be wondering what is causing it. There are several potential causes of nipple discharge in dogs, but as always, see your vet.
What are fear periods in dogs and when do they take place? Learn how to cope with them and help your dog overcome them.
If you are thinking about getting a wolf hybrid, take a look at these dog breeds before making up your mind.
If you are planning to fly with your pitbull, requirements for flying are getting more rigid. Learn more about the new IATA CR 82 crate requirements.
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.
If you want a dog that can play with your kids but are worried about allergies, here are five hypoallergenic choices. Photos, videos, and a description will help you choose a dog for your family.
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.
So you own a dog who is very picky about where he poops? Learn why your dog may be so picky about his toilet habits and what you can do about it.
A guard dog can protect your family when no one else is around. These are the five best breeds for a family, plus photos, videos, and detailed descriptions.
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.
If your dog is constantly licking his feet, there may be an underlying health issue. Learn the causes and treatments to help give your pup relief and prevent him from licking his paws raw.
Do dogs, cats, horses, hamsters and other pets go to heaven? This Christian perspective examines the question and looks at the beliefs of both famous theologians and pastors and what the Bible has to say on the subject. Pets and heaven is a controversial subject in Christendom.
What can you expect from a 16-week-old puppy when it comes to behavior and development? This guide will provide you with some insights.
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.
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.
Leonbergers have a reputation for being gentle giants. They are intelligent, friendly, and playful dogs that are loving pets and loyal to their families.
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.
If your dog has a trick knee you can go to surgery or look for alternatives. Find out what else you can do.
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?
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 program cannot be denied? What to do? Read what the experts say for an informed decision.
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.
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.
Learn what steps you should take if your dog eats chocolate. What dose is considered toxic and what symptoms indicate a toxicity? I'll talk about how I managed my dog when she ate chocolate.
Learning how to train your dog to go to his mat can be helpful in many different scenarios and situations. Here is some information on how to train your dog to go to his mat.
Not all introverts are alike, but if you examine your lifestyle you´ll find that these dogs are some of the best choices. Pictures, videos, and a personality description will help you decide.
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.
Dog's need a healthy and varied diet just as we do. Find a list of vegetables and their benefits for your dog here.
An Alaskan Malamute requires a special type of person as an owner. Find out if the Alaskan Malamute is the right dog for you!
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.
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 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.
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!
Photos, videos, and descriptions of the five best personal protection dog breeds will help you decide which will do the best job.
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.
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.
We love our dogs, but they love to roll in things that smell horrible. Here are ways to get the smell of rotten fish (and other nasty odors) out of your pet.
Smart dogs do not have to be only those listed in the popular "smart dogs" polls. If you work at it, your dog can be more intelligent.
Finding the best dog carrier for large dogs is not always easy. Here are tips and tricks for finding the right fit. We also demonstrate how to introduce your dog to the large carrier.
So what's up with your dog chattering his teeth? Dogs often engage in some odd behaviors and teeth clacking and teeth chattering in dogs may occur for different reasons.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for a thorough, natural treatment for your dog's ear mite problem? Well, you are in the right place! Easy to follow directions and formulas for a natural approach to ear care in dogs.
Interested in learning more about dog gaits? You are at the right place! Learn more about how dogs walk, trot, amble, canter and gallop, and learn some unique gaits of certain breeds.
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.
A lot of people are scared of, and misinformed about the Chow Chow. The Chow Chow is, perhaps, the single most loyal breed of dog in existence - but it's loyal to who raises it, and most often won't be so friendly towards others. This is not a bad thing, it's a great thing for the right owners. The Chow Chow is also one of the very oldest breeds of dogs in the world - Lets have some respect for the Chow Chow!
Wondering if there is a natural remedy for your dog's upset stomach? Then you don't want to miss this article! Very simple and effective ways to help you manage a dog's sick tummy holistically.
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.
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.
If your dog whelps but does not have enough milk for her puppies, there are a few simple things to try.
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.
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.
Look here for great names for your Alaskan Malamute dog or puppy. All of the names in this article are Inuit names. Which name might be just right for your dog?
Their breed dates back to the time of the Mayans and Aztecs. They are tiny and fierce, but when it comes to love and affection, chihuahuas ask for and give tremendous amounts of both.
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
Hip dysplasia is a serious joint issue for German Shepherds. Let's talk about how the condition is propagated via breeding and how you can help minimize your dog's risk.
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.
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.
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!
What is dog agility? What are the rules, equipment, levels, and rules of etiquette? This is an all-around, general summary of dog agility for a newbie.