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8 Common Mistakes Pet Parents Make When Training Their Dogs

You’ve got a new furry addition to the family, and you can’t wait to start training your pup to do all kinds of tricks. But hold on before you jump into it. There are lots of mistakes that dog parents make when training their pups. Before you begin, make sure you know what not to do.

by Mike Clark
January 14th

How To Stop Dogs From Destructive Chewing

Is chewing a destructive behavior? Here’s the simplest answer: Only if your dog is chewing on the wrong thing. Making sure your dog chews only on appropriate things will help keep them — and your belongings — safe. Here are a few ways you can redirect your dog’s chewing and put a stop to the unwanted behavior.

by DogTime
January 14th

National Dress Up Your Pet Day: Should I Put A Costume On My Dog?

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.

by DogTime
January 13th

Top 10 Easy DIY Dog Costumes To Dress Up Your Pet [VIDEOS]

You could just go to the store and buy your dog an already made doggy costume, but why not try getting creative with it? Here are ten easy-to-follow video tutorials of DIY dog costumes that just about anybody can make for Halloween, Dress Up Your Pet Day, or any other occasion.

by Sarah Greenwald
January 13th

Safety Tips For National Dress Up Your Pet Day On January 14th

Whether it’s a sharp sweater, a warm jacket, or yes, an adorable turtle costume, tons of pet parents have played dress up with their four-legged friends.┬áNational Dress Up Your Pet Day on January 14th is the perfect day to celebrate your pet’s impeccable fashion sense.

by Cricket Lee
January 13th

Prostate Disease In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Prostate disease in dogs is a condition that involves a male dog’s prostate gland becoming enlarged. The prostate is a gland located right by the male dog’s bladder. Dogs suffering from disease of the prostate can have problems urinating and sometimes defecating.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 13th

How To Tell If Your Dog Is Going Blind

Being a responsible dog parent, you’ll want to stay alert for any signs of your favorite canine going blind or starting to lose their vision. Of course, you should always ask your veterinarian. Here’s a checklist to help you pick up on any signs that your dog might be going blind.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 12th

Chihuahua Puppies: Cute Pictures And Facts

Although Chihuahua puppies are tiny, their personalities are anything but! These quirky, loyal, always-by-your-side pups are straight-up hams who will capture your heart immediately. Before you adopt and bring home the Chihuahua pup of your dreams, here are a few things you should know.

by Maggie Clancy
January 12th

Can Dogs Drink Milk? Is Milk Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs drink milk? The quick answer is that it depends. Most of the time, a little bit of milk isn’t going to be harmful or toxic. But there are exceptions, and dogs can face several health issues if they drink milk in high quantities or over a long period of time.

by Jean Andrei
January 12th

Dog Training: The Trouble With Punishment

By definition, punishment is meant to be unpleasant. However, it’s extremely disturbing that this unpleasantness is overly frequent and overly extreme. Sadly, many uneducated trainers resort to punishment, which is really defeating the purpose of training to begin with.

by DogTime
January 11th

Corgi Puppies: Cute Pictures And Facts

There’s a reason why corgi pups are the kings and queens of internet memes. Those short, stubby legs! That head tilt! The weird, long, bread loaf bodies! Those adorable, emotion-filled faces! If you’re thinking about going from just giggling at Corgi memes to adopting one IRL, here are a few things you should know!

by Maggie Clancy
January 11th

10 Top Rated, Classic Dog Training Books

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.

by DogTime
January 11th

30 Amazing Dog And Puppy Facts To Share With Kids [PICTURES]

January is Brain Teaser Month! It’s a great month to tease your brain with some new, interesting, and obscure facts about dogs, and you can quiz your friends and family. Kids especially love learning random trivia, so this is sure to be a fun month for them, too.

by Higgins
January 8th

7 Most Popular Dog Training Methods

There are so many popular dog training methods out there that it can be frustrating to find out which is which and what method is going to be best for both your dog and you as a pet parent. If you find it overwhelming and confusing, you’re not alone. Here are┬áseven of the most popular dog training methods.

by Mike Clark
January 8th

Eczema In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Eczema in dogs is an itchy, irritating inflammation of the skin that often causes dogs to scratch, lick, or chew, leading to worsened symptoms. There are two forms of the condition in dogs; they are wet eczema and dry eczema. Both of these can cause different symptoms. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
January 8th
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