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  • Loving purebred animals is not a crime, however doing great injustices in the name of the breed could be considered by many adoring pet owners to be a morally deplorable act. Learn where breeds come from, why we need to pay attention to what characteristics we are encouraging, and what you can do as a breeder or owner to help the problems that arise from them.

    Why We Should Take a Stand Against Dog Breed Standards

    Why We Should Take a Stand Against Dog Breed Standards

    by Theophanes Avery16

  • 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 Mark32

  • The iconic Border Collie wears a tuxedo. However, these classy creatures aren't all black and white. The breed comes in a variety of colours, with delightful names like lilac and chocolate. Which one is yours?

    Your Guide to Border Collie Coat Colours

    Your Guide to Border Collie Coat Colours

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • 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

  • 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.

    Why Did My Dog Kill My Cat?

    Why Did My Dog Kill My Cat?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli87

  • 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 Solaras15

  • Long-coat German Shepherds are less common than their short-haired counterparts. A lot of people do believe them to be more beautiful because of their long hair.

    Long-Coat German Shepherds

    Long-Coat German Shepherds

    by Shepards3

  • 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!

    10 Best Practices for Whelping Puppy Litters

    10 Best Practices for Whelping Puppy Litters

    by Solaras11

  • This article will hopefully answer any questions that you may have about the subject of fostering rescue dogs. It is a wonderful, worthwhile experience, and by fostering, you can really make a difference in the life of an animal in need!

    Fostering a Rescue Dog

    Fostering a Rescue Dog

    by Ellison Hartley8

  • 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

  • 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 Farricelli361

  • 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 Kirchner119

  • When should a dog be put to sleep? Warning signs a dog is dying and comforting thoughts about dog euthanasia. Post your questions or share your experience.

    When to put a dog to sleep

    When to put a dog to sleep

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli305

  • Short-haired German Shepherds are the dominant breed type when we only consider the kind of coat these dogs have. Let's look at some of the variations in the shorter coat types.

    Short-Haired German Shepherds

    Short-Haired German Shepherds

    by Shepards0

  • 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

  • Lurchers are crossbreed dogs common in the UK and Ireland. A lurcher is a sighthound (e.g greyhound, whippet etc.) crossed with a pastoral dog (e.g collie) or a terrier. Lurchers make wonderful pets!

    Lurchers: 40 Mph Couch Potato Dogs!

    Lurchers: 40 Mph Couch Potato Dogs!

    by LouiseKirkpatrick221

  • Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, but the odd few have some unusual and very distinctive characteristics. Check out this article for ten dog breeds with unique attributes!

    10 Weird (But Wonderful) Dog Breeds

    10 Weird (But Wonderful) Dog Breeds

    by Sophie Jackson2

  • 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 Farricelli25

  • 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 Kaldahl56

  • 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!

    The Chow Chow: A Wonderful and Loyal Breed of Dog

    The Chow Chow: A Wonderful and Loyal Breed of Dog

    by Wesman Todd Shaw33

  • 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 Farricelli18

  • Why is your dog still scratching despite using flea products? Learn the possible reasons and how to eradicate fleas once and for all from your home.

    Why Is Dog Flea Treatment Not Working?

    Why Is Dog Flea Treatment Not Working?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli13

  • Dogs may be one of the most popular pets in the world, thanks to their loyalty, affection , and ability to guard people and places, but there are also downsides to owning a dog.

    15 Reasons Not to Own a Dog

    15 Reasons Not to Own a Dog

    by Paul Goodman11

  • 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

  • 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 Seven Best Dog Breeds for Someone Who Works All Day

    The Seven Best Dog Breeds for Someone Who Works All Day

    by Dr Mark167

  • 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 Lam212

  • As your pet nears the end of their life, you may be wondering if you should opt for euthanasia or natural death. There are pros and cons to each, so this article will go over both options.

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    Pet Euthanasia vs. Natural Death

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli37

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli551

  • Confused by the puppy teeth stages? No need to be! This guide will reveal the whole process clearly and provide some interesting, little-known facts about your pup's teeth.

    Understanding Puppy Teeth Stages

    Understanding Puppy Teeth Stages

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli22

  • Labrador Retrievers versus Golden Retrievers: What's the difference between these two breeds? Which of the two are better? These two dogs breeds share some similarities, however, there are also several differences that are important to point out.

    The Differences Between Labrador Retrievers and Golden Retrievers

    The Differences Between Labrador Retrievers and Golden Retrievers

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • This is how we started our journey raising our Corgi, Parker! In this article, I'll talk about how we went about selecting a Corgi and bringing her home, and how we began her training and care.

    Why We Chose a Corgi and How We Trained Our Puppy

    Why We Chose a Corgi and How We Trained Our Puppy

    by ToriM3

  • Are you looking for a beautiful name for your canine companion? Look no further. Here's a list of 150 unique, common, and uncommon names for your new best friend.

    150+ Beautiful Flower Names for Dogs

    150+ Beautiful Flower Names for Dogs

    by Layne Holmes2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. Miller174

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