Happy National Best Friends Day: Best Friends Come In All Shapes And Sizes
Happy National Best Friends Day! Here are a few stories of canines and their best friends that show us friends can come in any shape, color, size or species.
5 Ways Having A Dog Makes You More Attractive
We dog lovers don't need another reason to have furry family members, but one of the many perks is that having a dog makes you more attractive. In fact, science proves it.
3 Unexpected Benefits Of Having A Dog
I'm not sure what I expected from having a dog. I supposed I just thought of the basics: friendship, belly rubs... But there are a few benefits I truly never expected.
Treating Dog Constipation
Most dogs will be constipated at some time or another in their lives, and it’s usually nothing to worry about. Simply put, constipation is an inability to empty the bowels by normal means. If your dog seems to be straining yet cannot pass a stool, or if the stool is exceptionally hard, he’s probably constipated. […]
The 12 Weirdest World Records Held By Dogs
Some pups go above and beyond to be the best at what they do. Sometimes the things that they're best at leave us scratching our heads and asking, "How? Why? What?"
5 Reasons Small Dogs Are Awesome
Before I had a small dog, I always thought of them more as “accessory pets” than anything. Wrong!
8 Dogs Who Are Definitely Guilty, But So Cute You Have To Forgive Them [VIDEOS]
Yes dogs can make a mess, poop on floors, get into the trash, eat our shoes, bark at the postman and worse but it's almost impossible to stay angry at them...
Top 10 Constipation Remedies For Dogs & Puppies
Every dog at some point in their lives will be constipated, and here are 10 home-brewed cures; remember to always consult your veterinarian before making dietary changes.
Shedding Situation? Dear Labby’s Advice
Well, H.A.I.R., there are two kinds of people in this world. Those who expect you to open the fridge and help yourself to a seltzer, and those who deny others their lint removers.
Spring Shedding: What To Do When Your Dog Loses Their Winter Coat
One thing dog owners can count on every spring is a home covered in dog hair. While you can't stop it, there are some things you can do to deal with the mess.
To Smooch, Or Not To Smooch Your Pooch
Some say that a dog's mouth is cleaner than ours but that may depend on what the dog has been up to that day. Many love doggie kisses but there's more involved...
Diggers’ Dream Muffins
A great way to keep your pup regular.
Good For Everyone: Why Spaying & Neutering Is So Important
Spaying and neutering your dog is an effective means of population control, but it also benefits your pooch in a variety of ways, including reduced risks of cancer and more.
The Dirt On Dogs Who Dig
Does your yard look like it's been hit by a meteor shower? Different dog breeds dig for different reasons. Learn why dogs dig and how to curb your dog's digging behavior.
7 Ways For Kids To Bond With The Family Dog Over The Summer
The summer weather brings plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities that will allow kids to form deeper relationships with the dogs they love.
How To Teach Your Dog To Give Hugs PLUS 30 Dogs Who Love Cuddly Hugs [GALLERY]
Hugs aren't for every dog, but many pups can be trained to do this adorable trick on command. Follow these steps and your dog will be giving the cuddliest hugs!
39 Pics Of Happy Rescue Dogs Before And After [Photo Gallery]
It's amazing how much a little love can change the life of a dog who feels hopeless. Many of these dogs were headed to death row, but now they are happy and healthy.
Five Mythical And Supernatural Dogs Who Will Chill Your Bones
Different cultures are filled with various legends, myths, and ghost stories, and here are five mythical dogs, including a three-headed beast at the gate to the Underworld.
6 Video Game Dogs Who Are Way More Awesome Than Humans
Do you play video games? Here are six of the most famous canine virtual characters, who appeared on the Sony PlayStation, Nintendo Entertainment System, and more.
Therapy Pets And Humans With Mental Health Issues
Therapy dogs and cats assist humans in a variety of ways; read in detail how these animal help humans who suffer from three specific illnesses, including dementia.
What you can find here on DogTime.com
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