A puppy shower is a fun event where you can introduce your new dog to the humans they’ll come to know and love. It’s also a great chance for your puppy to get some valuable socialization. Of course, any good party starts with invitations.
Unlike a baby shower, a puppy shower doesn’t have to be all about gifts, but it is a great way to introduce the pup to their new extended family and friends. Instead of gifts, we recommend puppy shower games!
We dare you to have a better time than a dog charging down a water slide! Can you find more zen than a Pit Bull taking a candle-lit bath? The dogs in this video will make you want to stop what you’re doing, start enjoying summer, and get in the pool.
If you ever feel yourself starting to get a little sad that the younger you got to enjoy the summer time more than the adult you, adopting or fostering a dog can rejuvenate you and fill your boring summer with joy and childlike wonder all over again!
On 4th of July weekend, we encourage pet parents to remember that holiday fireworks are often at the center of pet injuries, and we should take proper measures should to keep all dogs and cats as safe as possible as Americans celebrate their country’s birthday.
Yes, the 4th of July holiday looms, as does the possibility your pet will suffer stress, trauma, or illness associated with the festivities. How can your pet catch a break and stay healthy? You, the responsible caretaker, must educate yourself on the holiday’s hazards and proactively prepare!
Noise anxiety in dogs is a phobia or strong feeling of fear around loud noises, like sounds from fireworks or thunderstorms. It can result in many anxious behaviors or even cause dogs to bolt out of fear and get lost. Here’s what you should know, including treatment options.
What’s extremely important for dog parents on the 4th of July is to make sure that our dogs have updated tags and collars. It’s especially important this holiday because July 5th is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters.
Business goes to the dogs on the Friday after Father’s Day each year as workplaces across the country celebrate Take Your Dog To Work Day. But before you put a tie around your pup’s neck and print out an employee badge for Fido, take some common-sense steps to help the workday go smoothly for all involved.
Heat stroke occurs when your pet’s internal temperature becomes dangerously high, generally about 106 degrees F. Veterinarian Dr. Phil Zeltzman has some tips about the signs of heat stroke, the treatment, and how to prevent it from happening in your dog.
Perhaps one of the most daunting tasks for first-time puppy adopters is housetraining. But by taking the right steps, you can make housetraining your puppy simple and straightforward, and your rewards will be a cleaner home and a happier dog. Here’s what you should know.
Do you want a dog who’s friendly and trustworthy around both people and other dogs? How you care for your canine — and socialization training in particular — plays a big role in how they respond to people and other pooches, especially if you’ve adopted a puppy.
Like human teens, adolescent dogs explore their world and test their own abilities in ways you won’t always like. But if you keep up with the guidelines that got you through puppyhood, as well some new ones just for adolescents, you can keep enjoying your dog and lay the foundation for a happy life together.
If you’re a dog parent and lover of all things canine, the burden is on you to keep peace in the neighborhood — or at least keep your dog from becoming a burden on others. You can avoid ill feelings and confrontations with these tips for being a good dog neighbor!
If your dog feels nauseous and ill or even vomits when they travel, then they may suffer from car sickness. Most dogs eventually outgrow it, and there are steps you and your vet can take to reduce symptoms and make your dog more comfortable. Here’s what you should know.
Dogs are humans’ best friends. But, can a dog be best friends with a bearded dragon too? Fortunately, if you’re planning to introduce your dog to a bearded dragon, there are steps you can take to promote a lasting friendship while keeping both animals safe.
Are you wondering what the best small dog breeds for an apartment are? Since small dogs take up less space, many apartment dwellers prefer the smaller dog breeds. Here are 32 small dogs who make great companions for those who live in apartments or condos.
Caring people want to help friends through the grieving process when they lose a pet. You might be one of those people, and maybe you’re wondering what you can do for a friend or family member who feels helpless during this time.
Mange is a skin disease in dogs that can be caused by several different species of mites that burrow into the skin and cause severe itchiness and other problems. Mange can even cause lesions, scales, and problems with the immune system. Here’s what you should know.
My name is Leslie Smith, and I think I might be addicted to my dog. It’s not a feeling I understand, honestly, and its raw power can be unsettling. After all, this special someone in my life is mesmerized by houseflies and loves rolling in bird poop. I try to keep this mind — most of the time.
Prostate cancer in dogs is a rare but deadly form of cancer that can easily metastasize and spread to other organs and areas of the body, including the lungs, bones, and lymph nodes. Most prostate cancer is known as adenocarcinoma, which is highly aggressive. Here’s what you should know.