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  • 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 Janet Farricelli21

  • When a pet dies, we might be overtaken by a deep sorrow that hits us harder than we expected. We might feel guilty or embarrassed for crying buckets of tears over Fido's death when we couldn't muster up a sniffle at Aunt Peggy's funeral. To heal our pain, we need to take deliberate steps to honor our animal friend.

    How to Grieve the Loss of a Pet and Say Goodbye to Your Friend

    How to Grieve the Loss of a Pet and Say Goodbye to Your Friend

    by McKenna Meyers10

  • 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.

    A Personal Introduction to a McNab Dog

    A Personal Introduction to a McNab Dog

    by Marcy J. Miller175

  • 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.

    Why Is My Dog Scared of Going Outside?

    Why Is My Dog Scared of Going Outside?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli68

  • 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.

    8 Reasons Why Your Dog Keeps Licking His Paws

    8 Reasons Why Your Dog Keeps Licking His Paws

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli39

  • 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!

    Vet-Approved Home Remedies for Upset Stomachs in Dogs

    Vet-Approved Home Remedies for Upset Stomachs in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli347

  • 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 Graham24

  • The causes of abdominal enlargement in dogs can be various. In order to better understand potential causes, it helps to first take a closer look at a dog's anatomy and review the organs of the abdomen.

    15 Potential Causes of Abdominal Enlargement in Dogs

    15 Potential Causes of Abdominal Enlargement in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • Clipping dog nails is one of the most difficult parts of taking care of a dog. Many prefer to bring their pup somewhere, rather than to do it themselves. Here are some great tips to help you learn.

    Nail Trimming for Dogs: How Can I Cut Fido's Nails

    Nail Trimming for Dogs: How Can I Cut Fido's Nails

    by Angela Michelle Schultz12

  • 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+ Human Foods and Drinks That Are Poisonous or Unhealthy for Dogs and Cats

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

    by Schatzie Speaks39

  • Off-leash dog training will give you (and your dog) the right to fully enjoy the benefits of freedom. Just make sure you understand the basics before you start.

    Freedom Through Off-Leash Dog Training

    Freedom Through Off-Leash Dog Training

    by James Livingood0

  • 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.

    Five Dog Breeds With the Longest Life Expectancy

    Five Dog Breeds With the Longest Life Expectancy

    by Dr Mark54

  • Pit bulls are victims of many unfounded myths and one of them is that they are all aggressive. Let's take a closer look at genetics, its role on behavior, and how this triggers dog aggression.

    Are All Pit Bulls Aggressive Towards Other Dogs?

    Are All Pit Bulls Aggressive Towards Other Dogs?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli11

  • 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

  • Combining dog training hand signals with normal training can emphasize commands and make your dog more compliant. Instead of relying on verbal commands, which can fluctuate in tone, hand signals show a more rigid request. This article covers what you need to learn about hand signal training.

    Mastering Dog Training Hand Signals

    Mastering Dog Training Hand Signals

    by James Livingood1

  • Use common sense. Some dogs can do great outside, but you need to choose the right breed. If your dog is going to be outside, do you know what you need to provide?

    You Can Keep Your Dog Outside

    You Can Keep Your Dog Outside

    by Dr Mark64

  • 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.

    How to Treat Your Dog's Ear Mites Naturally

    How to Treat Your Dog's Ear Mites Naturally

    by India Arnold21

  • 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 Dog's Teeth

    The Best Bones for Cleaning Dog's Teeth

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli9

  • 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.

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    4 Things to Do If Your Dog Is Vomiting

    by Dr Mark41

  • 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 Solaras2

  • 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 Lam71

  • Homecooked dog food made with quality organic ingredients may cost more than commercial pet food, but it's so much better and safer for your pet. Here's how to make dog food in your own kitchen.

    Homemade Dog Food With a Special Ingredient

    Homemade Dog Food With a Special Ingredient

    by Jaye Denman119

  • Your vet's office will call you when it's time to pick up the "cremains," but picking up your deceased dog's ashes is quite a difficult time that many dog owners struggle with.

    Picking up Your Dog's Ashes Is a Difficult Time

    Picking up Your Dog's Ashes Is a Difficult Time

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • Grooming your canine friend is very important. German Shepherds aren't high maintenance, but they need some basic care. With a simple brush and by cleaning the ears, you are halfway there.

    How to Groom Your German Shepherd

    How to Groom Your German Shepherd

    by Sam Shepards2

  • A walk can be as uneventful as snapping on a leash and returning home after 10,000 steps. Unfortunately, dangers to dog walkers exist. Here's what you need to know.

    The Best Safety Tips for Walking Your Dog

    The Best Safety Tips for Walking Your Dog

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • The most common dog breeds are popular with families for good reason. Find out which five breeds make the list, the breed that almost made it, and why.

    Best Five Popular Family Dog Breeds

    Best Five Popular Family Dog Breeds

    by Dr Mark11

  • 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.

    Effective Home Remedies for Vomiting Dogs

    Effective Home Remedies for Vomiting Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli325

  • When you first see a Papillon dog, you may dismiss them as fluffy little lightweights. Behind the scenes, Papillons rule the earth. Move over, Illuminati -- 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

  • There are several techniques you can use to help stop your dog from biting the leash, but it's important to understand why your dog is leash biting in the first place. Here are some strategies you can use to stop this behavior.

    How to Stop Your Dog From Biting the Leash

    How to Stop Your Dog From Biting the Leash

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • What is runt of the litter when it comes to dogs? How are runts taken care of? How do runts actually end up being runts? Here are some interesting facts about runts in a puppy litter.

    Interesting Facts About the Runt in the Litter

    Interesting Facts About the Runt in the Litter

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli10

  • 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!

    How to Train a Puppy to Potty and Poop Outside

    How to Train a Puppy to Potty and Poop Outside

    by Kristin Trapp57

  • 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.

    Causes of Front Leg Paralysis in Dogs

    Causes of Front Leg Paralysis in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • 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.

    Five Dog Breed Choices for Slackers

    Five Dog Breed Choices for Slackers

    by Dr Mark14

  • 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.

    How to Treat Your Dog's Upset Stomach Naturally

    How to Treat Your Dog's Upset Stomach Naturally

    by India Arnold42

  • 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.

    Do Dogs Go to Heaven? A Christian Perspective

    Do Dogs Go to Heaven? A Christian Perspective

    by Kristin Kaldahl39

  • Leash pulling is a very natural behavior for most dogs as truly, most do not like being on a leash in the first place. However, you can prevent it with a few easy techniques.

    How to Prevent Leash Pulling with Your Dog

    How to Prevent Leash Pulling with Your Dog

    by Audrey Kirchner26

  • 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 Mark23

  • Teaching your dog the basic commands such as "lie down" is an excellent way to train appropriate behavior and encourage bonding. Find out what steps to take to train your German Shepherd to lie down on command.

    How to Train a German Shepherd to Lie Down

    How to Train a German Shepherd to Lie Down

    by Sam Shepards7

  • 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 Mark22

  • 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 Kirchner33

  • Dogs can get pinched nerves in the neck area which can be painful. The signs of a pinched nerve in the neck in dogs may not be obvious other than pain, but 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 Janet Farricelli31

  • 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 Janet Farricelli28

  • 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.

    Fleas and Ticks: Get Rid of Them Without Poisons

    Fleas and Ticks: Get Rid of Them Without Poisons

    by Liz Elias33

  • Finding ways to keep an old dog from slipping is important in order to prevent them from getting injured or from developing a fear of walking on floors. There are several options to prevent your dog from slipping without the need to replace your wood or tile floors.

    8 Ways to Keep an Old Dog From Slipping on the Floor

    8 Ways to Keep an Old Dog From Slipping on the Floor

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • 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

    German Shepherd Puppy Bite Inhibition Games

    German Shepherd Puppy Bite Inhibition Games

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli20

  • Learn about the most common and some not-so common causes of limping in dogs. Find out how to palpate the injured leg and decide what to do.

    Causes of Limping in Dogs

    Causes of Limping in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli277

  • 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

    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 Janet Farricelli13

  • 11 wolf-like dogs. Many people would love to have a pet wolf. But wolves are ferocious creatures, not cuddly pets. Instead, choose from these dogs that look like wolves.

    11 Dogs That Look Like Wolves

    11 Dogs That Look Like Wolves

    by ARADHYA64

  • 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 Mark20

  • Surprisingly, many of America’s favorite dog breeds top the list of dogs with the best sense of smell. Meet the superstars of scent and discover the amazing careers their noses lead them to.

    10 Dog Breeds with the Best Sense of Smell

    10 Dog Breeds with the Best Sense of Smell

    by Solaras14

  • 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.

    Best Six Dog Breeds for Introverts

    Best Six Dog Breeds for Introverts

    by Dr Mark13

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