When we think of adopting a dog, we often get caught up in the joys they’ll bring, but that can distract us from the fact that it takes some financial preparation and consideration before we go out looking for a pet to call our own.
Earth Hour for 2020 will commence on March 28th from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM in each time zone. Sitting in the dark for an hour might not sound like a lot of fun at first, but it can be–especially with your awesome pooch to keep you company!
When we think of a dog show event, we expect to see the best in agility and obedience. But sometimes, there are a few dogs in the bunch who don’t really care about any of that. In fact, all they really wanna do is have some fun. Watch these funny dog agility fail videos!
There’s nothing like a sad dog movie that will make you sob uncontrollably. Here are eight really sad–but really great–dog movies that will make even the toughest, most emotionless dog lovers shed a tear. Bring the tissues!
Dock jumping, also known as dock diving, is a sporting competition in which dogs compete at either distance or height jumping from a raised platform, usually known as a dock, into water. And it’s not just for professionals!
So it’s raining and you’re stuck inside with a bored dog. Don’t worry, though. There are plenty of exciting things to learn and games to play that will keep your dog’s brain working and sharp. Here are some great indoor activities for a rainy day.
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.
You can use paw prints of your favorite pooch’s feet for art projects, memorials, or tributes, and they can be a lot of fun. Here’s how you can take doggy paw prints safely.
One of the more popular and probably more accessible iterations of the new wave of yoga is dog yoga, or doga. This is the practice of yoga in the presence of dogs. Sometimes they may be the practitioners’ own dogs. In other instances, they may be dogs available for adoption. Here’s what you should know about doga.
You probably work hard so your dog doesn’t have to. Unfortunately, that also means you probably have to leave your dog home alone. If you’re feeling guilty and want to make it up to your pup, here are five great ways to do it.
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.
A walk is a chance for pups to explore the world outside of the house and backyard and spend time with a human they love. But it can also be an opportunity to try some new things that will keep dogs’ minds active and sharp. Here are some of my favorite brain teaser games to play while walking my dogs.
Sit, shake, fetch, and play dead. Those are probably the most basic and known tricks that a dog can master. But if your dog is already great at those, you’ll be happy to know about some other unique, cute tricks that you can practice for the new year.
If you’ve got a hyperactive dog who needs to chill before a nap, car ride, vet visit, or for any other reason, you’re probably looking for ways to tire them out quickly. There are plenty of things you can do to burn off some puppy energy that dogs of all ages get sometimes.
Some pups dread the cold. But there are plenty of indoor activities for you and your pooch to enjoy in the chilly winter months, and you don’t even have to put on your boots. Here are a few fun games and activities you can do without setting foot or paw outside.
Skijoring combines cross-country skiing with dog walking or running. It may not be for every dog, but it might be a good winter activity for the right dog and owner to get some exercise through the cold months.
Do you live in an area where the weather gets cold in winter? These puppies sure do! They’re playing in their first snow learning all about this wet, cold, white stuff that keeps falling out of the sky. Check out these ten pictures of the cutest puppies playing in their first snow!
You’ve already stocked up on the latest doggy gifts, and your pup has all the newest gadgets. What else is there to get for your spoiled furry friend? Well, you don’t have to keep breaking the bank. There are plenty of cheap–or even free–gifts you can give your dog that are perfect for the pup who has everything.
Some dogs just absolutely love the cold and snow! The dogs in these pictures are running, jumping, and flying through the air, just loving the chilly weather! It’s pretty obvious that they are having so much fun! Do your dogs like the snow?
If you have a dog who absolutely lives for the snow, you may be looking for ways to have fun with them outside during the winter season. There are plenty of activities to enjoy the winter weather, but if there’s snow on the ground, it can be a chance for you and your dog to get creative with play time.
Fetch is a great form of both mental and physical exercise. When structured properly, it’s also a terrific way to practice impulse control and consistent obedience. If your dog doesn’t know how to play fetch, don’t worry. Just about any dog can learn with a bit of training.