Tapeworms In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Tapeworms in dogs are internal parasites that infest the walls of the small intestines using hook-like mouth parts. They can cause itching around the anus and, in severe cases, symptoms like weight loss. Here's what you should know.
International Tug-Of-War Day: Is It Bad For Dogs To Play Tug-Of-War?
February 19th is International Tug-Of-War Day! It's a great day to play tug-of-war with your dog. However, many people wonder if it's even a safe game to play with their pooches. Here's how you can play this fun game safely.
Can Dogs Eat Avocados? Are Avocados Safe For Dogs?
Can dogs eat avocados? There isn't a short yes or no answer. Avocados can be dangerous for dogs, or they can be safe depending on how they are prepared. Ask your veterinarian before sharing avos with your dog. Here's what you should know.
Dalmatian Puppies: Pictures And Facts
Thinking about getting a Dalmatian puppy? Here are some things you should know about Dalmatian puppies before you run out to your local shelter or rescue to get your own, from their energy levels to their unique spotted coats.
The Complete List Of United States Presidents’ Dogs’ Names
From George Washington to George Bush and beyond, there has often been a dog in the White House—or two, or three, or ten. If you're looking for a name for your new pooch, then get some inspiration from our Presidents.
Dogs In The White House: What Makes A Dog Presidential?
Forget elephants and donkeys--the White House has often been the domain of canines. With Presidents Day on the way, here are some facts about the pooches who made the White House their home with their Presidential parents and what it takes to be First Dog.
Presidents Day: 10 Dogs Who Should Be Elected President
Presidents Day is coming up on February 18th, 2019. To celebrate, here are ten dogs who I believe have the right skills to be elected President of the United States.
Presidents Day: 5 Stories About Presidential Dogs Misbehaving
Lots of pups have become the First Dog of the United States in our nation's history, and while some rise to the occasion with decorum and grace, others just act like regular dogs. Here are five stories of dogs misbehaving in honor of Presidents Day!
Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe This Valentine’s Day
Looking for a little romance on Valentine's Day? Make sure and look out for your pet's safety, too, as items that show affection can be deadly for dogs and cats. Here are some tips for keeping furry family members safe on this holiday.
9 Reasons Your Dog Should Be Your Valentine [VIDEO]
This year for Valentine's Day, skip all the human drama, expensive gifts, and courtship rituals, and just let your dog be your Valentine. There's no one who will appreciate you more!
24 Dogs Who Want To Be Your Valentine! [PICTURES]
These cute dogs would absolutely love to celebrate with you and be your Valentine! Whether you go out or stay in, make sure you give your dog a big old hug and kiss. Happy Valentine's Day!
10 Ways To Show Your Dog You Love Them On Valentine’s Day
Including our pets in holiday celebrations shows we value them as part of our family. So read on for some fun and thoughtful ways to celebrate your love for your canine companion this Valentine's Day.
Exercise Those Noses! Letting Your Dog Sniff Makes Them More Optimistic
An estimated 33 percent of your dog's walk is dedicated to sniffing time alone, and that's a lot. But this is actually a good thing. A new study shows that dogs who are allowed to sniff and practice nose work are actually more optimistic.
8 Great Dating Tips For Dog Lovers
We dog lovers are a special breed, and not everyone can handle our love for all things canine. Here are a few dating tips for dog lovers that will help you find the right human to share your puppy love with.
Dog Years: How To Convert Your Dog’s Age To Human Years
You may have heard that one dog year is equal to seven human years, but that's not really how dog years work. Here's how to convert your dog's age to human years.
Stop Your Dog’s Stinky Breath With Natural Foods
Discuss your dog's diet with your veterinarian if you're noticing unpleasant odors coming from your pooch's mouth. If your dog has chronic smelly breath, it might be time to let them chew on these natural foods to keep the stink at bay.
Study Shows Dogs Can Detect Malaria Just By Sniffing Socks
According to a new study, dogs can immediately know which children need treatment for malaria with a simple whiff from their socks. Researchers claim that this can add to existing low-cost tests for malaria and help detect the disease in group settings.
Pet Theft Awareness Day: Police Officer’s Tips To Protect Pooches
February 14th is Pet Theft Awareness Day--a day to make sure dog owners know the dangers dognappers present to their pooches. We're spreading the word to help dog lovers make good decisions that can reduce the risk of pet theft.
9 Tips To Protect Your Dog From Dognappers
Pet Theft Awareness day is February 14th, and it's a perfect time to go over tips to help dog lovers keep their pups safe. Every dog owner should follow some basic safety tips to protect their pooches from one of dog parents' biggest fears--dognappers.
U.S. Post Office Honors Military Dogs In New 2019 Forever Stamps
Military dogs always go above and beyond in the line of duty. That's why the United States Postal Service announced that it will be adding a new forever stamp set for 2019 that will will honor America's working military dogs.
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