April Fools’ Day isn’t just for humans. Some of our best animal buddies like to get in on the prank action, too! It turns out dogs are actually excellent pranksters. Check out some of the best dog pranks YouTube has to offer!
You can teach your puppy to use their indoor toilet in the same way you’ll teach them to go outside–keep them in their crate when you’re not with them, take them to their doggy toilet every two hours, and praise and reward them for using it. Here’s what you should know.
Shamrocks, parades, pots o’ gold, green beer—Saint Paddy’s Day celebrates spring and one of Ireland’s most revered saints. But there are a few hazards all dog owners should keep in mind—and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns. Keep your dog safe with these Saint Patrick’s Day tips!
Maybe you’ve just adopted a pooch descended from Irish dog breeds, or maybe your pup is just Irish at heart. Whatever the case, here are some of the best Irish dog names for your furry family member.
Picking a name for your dog might come easy for some, but it can be a daunting task if you haven’t already thought about it yet. Here are a few things to consider as you decide on the perfect dog name for your pooch.
Luckily for humans, dogs and puppies don’t need to pee as often at night, so you don’t need to wake up every hour for a bathroom break. But you will want to follow a modified version of the usual housetraining routine to get your dog–and you–through the night.
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.
The Iditarod, Alaska’s most famous sled dog race, begins on March 7th, 2020 outside Anchorage. Each year, the event stirs up controversy among those most passionate about man and woman’s best friend. Who is right? Is the Iditarod race a form of animal cruelty? Or is it an event that celebrates dogs?
You may wonder what the harm is in buying puppies or taking them from someone giving them away for free. But before you fall in love with those puppy dog eyes, you should know what happens when you buy a puppy or take a dog for free–and why you should adopt instead.
Raising a puppy can be a very exciting experience but also time consuming and stressful. Sometimes new puppy parents find themselves unprepared for the flood of responsibilities and needs that come with adopting a young dog. Here’s a list of items every new puppy owner must have.
One of our DogTime readers has a pooch who throws up every few weeks. Is that okay? Should she do something about it? Dear Labby has the answers!
Puppies aren’t born knowing how to walk on a leash, and new owners need to work with their puppies–or even full-grown, adopted dogs–to make sure they are safe and obedient on their walks. Here’s everything you need to know if you’re leash training.
February 24th is World Bartender Day, and we’re celebrating with a delicious, doggy-inspired beverage–the Salty Chihuahua Cocktail. Try the Salty Chihuahua cocktail at your next party, and you’ll be yapping with delight.
Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism, in dogs is a condition caused by an overactive adrenal gland that pumps too many steroids and hormones into the bloodstream. The disease usually develops slowly and can result in a variety of symptoms. Here’s what you should know.
World Spay Day is observed on the fourth Tuesday in February every year. In 2020, that falls on February 25th. It’s a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed–as well as neutering their male pets–to keep the pet population under control.
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.
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.
February is here, and that means that Valentine’s Day is on our minds. Of course, we couldn’t have a proper Valentine’s Day celebration without our one true loves–our dogs! Here are some fun and thoughtful ways to celebrate your love for your canine companion this Valentine’s Day.
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!
Rabies in dogs is a virus that affects the brain and spinal cord, and it’s always fatal. This is why vaccinating against rabies is so important for dogs. Symptoms of rabies include behavioral changes, paralysis, and eventually death. Here’s what you should know.
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.