January 14th is Dress Up Your Pet Day, and you may be thinking about dressing your pup up in a cute bow tie or a sweater. But before you dress your dog up, step back and think about your pet. Here’s a quick guide to see if it’s right for your dog and tips for how to celebrate in a safe way.
Dogs don’t come with instruction manuals, but the best dog training books from famous trainers and authors can certainly help you figure out how to teach and bond with your pup. Here are ten of the best, top rated classic dog training books that can help you train your dog.
It’s very exciting to adopt a new dog or puppy, but before you rush into this life changing decision, you should ask yourself a few questions to make sure that you’re prepared, that your family and home are ready, and that you’re picking the right dog and shelter or rescue group.
One of our DogTime fans has questions for Dear Labby about a dog who loves to stop and sniff on walks! But are they stopping to smell the roses too much? Dear Labby has the answer!
This year, make realistic New Year’s resolutions for yourself and commit to a healthy lifestyle modification plan for your pet. Start feeding your pet in a manner that promotes weight loss or maintenance of a health body weight. Obesity is clearly an epidemic in both people and pets.
It’s almost time to celebrate New Year’s Eve, and some dogs are staying up past bedtime to party with us! We’d all like to wish you and your fur family and friends a Happy New Year. Best of luck in 2021!
Do you love Christmas and puppies? I mean, who doesn’t? Cuteness and the cheer of the holiday season go together like hot cocoa and marshmallows! Sit back, relax and get in the holiday spirit with the cutest Christmas puppies you’re going to see this season!
One of the best ways to fight the chill on a cold winter’s night is with a blazing fire. Humans aren’t the only ones who really enjoy a warm and cozy cuddle by the fireplace. Our dogs love it, too! Check out these pooches staying warm in winter!
I recently took my ten-year-old Poodle to my parents’ house for Christmas. Thanks to old age, he has liver problems, stinky breath, and dermatitis. As you can imagine, Gerard is a pretty smelly dog. I really don’t want to leave him with a boarder. What should I do?
Chag Sameach! Hanukkah is a special celebration to share with friends, community, and family. With that in mind, of course we want to include our furry family members in the festivities. Check out these cute Hanukkah dogs!
With Thanksgiving wrapped up, the winter holidays are on the way. And as usual, dog lovers can score some amazing deals for Black Friday! Here are a few of our favorite Black Friday deals for the 2020 holiday season!
The family feast can be a lot of fun for everyone, but it can also be dangerous for our dogs. That’s why it’s so important to remind ourselves of some basic Thanksgiving safety tips to protect our furry family members. Here are a few helpful bits of advice for keeping dogs safe on Thanksgiving.
Despite being hugely popular and instantly recognizable, dogs such as a Labradoodle are hybrids and can’t be registered with national kennel clubs, and therefore don’t officially “exist.” Find out why and what it takes to register as a new breed.
One of our DogTime fans has questions for Dear Labby about a dog’s gurgling tummy! Is it a cause for concern? Should they go to the vet? Treat it at home? Our dear Aunt Labby has some advice!
October is Pit Bull Awareness Month. Why is there so much fear of Pit Bull type dogs? To understand that, you need to know a bit about how Pit Bulls are portrayed in today’s world, as well as the history of these dogs in the United States.
While shelters are generally awesome with the post-adoption support, it sometimes helps to have a plan in place for those first few weeks and months. With that in mind, we’ve put together our top tips for what to focus on in that first hour, day, week, and month after bringing a shelter dog home.
The death of a pet is the first loss that many of us can remember. As a parent, knowing the best way to assist your child in this loss can be overwhelming, especially when you are also trying to deal with your own grief. Here are a few words of advice.
For puppies, autumn is a whole new and special experience. Check out these sweet Golden Retriever babies experiencing the change of seasons for the first time!
Dog vaccination is an important way to protect the health of our dogs. But increasingly, responsible pet parents are asking questions so they can make informed decisions about what’s best for their animals. Here’s what you should know.
August 26th is National Dog Day! Of course, every day is Dog Day if you have a loving pooch at home. However, we can always use another excuse to go above and beyond for the canines who show us love all year long.
A dog’s smile can brighten our whole day. So we’re honoring our pups on National Dog Day with photos of some of the best doggy smiles around.