7 Great Danes Who Think They’re Lap Dogs [VIDEOS]
When you think of a big dog, you probably think of a Great Dane. They're huge pups that could easily be mistaken for small horses. But that doesn't stop them from thinking like lap dogs.
Do Dogs Scratch The Ground To Communicate?
Dog paws have scent glands, which can enhance the olfactory message that they create and transmit to other dogs. They can use scratching as a way to communicate with another pup via their paws.
7 Golden Retrievers Who Love Doing Chores [VIDEOS]
Sure, Golden Retrievers were bred to help hunters retrieve waterfowl, but the average home isn't full of ducks. The pups in these videos have found other ways to make themselves useful by taking on household chores.
Dog Walking Injuries Rise Among Seniors And Aging Adults
Having a dog can be a great motivator to get up off the couch and go for a walk. But even exercise as moderate as walking your dog can present dangers like fractured bones and unwelcome visits to the emergency room, particularly for seniors.
10 Fun Ways To Celebrate National Puppy Day With Your Pup
National Puppy Day is on March 23rd! It's a day to celebrate puppies and all the joy and happiness they bring into our lives. Here are ten fun things you can do with your pup in honor of this special day!
Finding The Perfect Dog Name For Your New Best Friend
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.
Pet Behaviorists May Help Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety
Maybe your dog becomes extremely nervous or acts out when you leave. This may no longer be a case of your pup missing you—it might be separation anxiety. A pet behaviorist may be able to help you train the anxiety away.
Dog Food Brands May Not Be As Nutrient-Filled As They Claim
According to a new study by Everypaw and Veterinary Consultant Dr. Eric Jackson, 20 of the top dog food bands may not report the right nutritional values on their packaging. These include potentially harmful ingredients like salt and carbohydrates.
10 Amazing And Weird Artistic Tributes To Dogs
Our love for dogs is always inspiring, and sometimes we just need to express that adoration in any artistic way we can. The world is always better off with more loving monuments that depict our canine companions, even if those monuments get a little bit odd.
Can You Tell If Your Dog Is Social Based On Their Eyes?
The eyes are supposed to be the windows to the soul in humans—but the same may be said for dogs. A new study suggests that dogs' eyes may be a clue to their tendencies for communication.
National Craft Month: Make A DIY Dog Bed With An Old Toy Box Or Chest [VIDEO]
March is National Craft Month! It's a time to get artsy and use our creativity. If you've got an old toy box or chest lying around, now is a good time to recycle it. Make it into a fun DIY dog bed where your pooch can get some rest and relaxation.
National Craft Month: Try Making A DIY Dog Sweater [VIDEO]
March is National Craft Month--a time to get creative and try your hand at making new things. This dog sweater is a perfect chance to recycle an old T-shirt or sweater that you don't want anymore, or you could pick one up at a thrift store.
7 Pokemon GO Dog Walking Safety Tips
Pokemon GO gives people even more excuses to get off the couch and walk their dogs, but it's still important to be safe and reduce distractions. Here are some tips for playing Pokemon GO safely with your dog.
New Research Says These 3 Things Might Change Your Dog’s Personality
Considered one of the largest studies ever to examine personality changes in dogs, the research tapped owners of over 1,600 pooches. Findings indicate that dogs' personalities are especially affected by three aspects.
Dog Love More Powerful Than Partner Love? You Might Be Surprised
A report from Rover shows that many dog lovers take their pooches into consideration when it comes to relationships with human partners. Almost half cuddle their dogs more than human significant others. Check out the other fascinating results!
Researchers Cure Rare Heart Arrhythmia In Dogs Using Radio Frequencies
Researchers have found a cure for dogs with a rare, potentially deadly form of heart arrhythmia. The new, minimally-invasive procedure uses radio frequencies delivered by catheter and has a 95 percent success rate, most of the time after only one treatment.
FDA Approves Epilepsy Drug To Calm Dogs With Noise Anxiety
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug, Pexion, for use in reducing dogs' stress and keeping pets calm during occasions where they'll be exposed to loud noises. Here's what you should know.
Therapy Dog Sessions Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients And Their Families
Once a month, visitors of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's (AFA) Education and Resource Center get to bond with therapy dogs for a free session. Patients with Alzheimer's or other dementia-related illnesses take part and see great benefits.
Professional Pet Sitters Week: 7 Ways To Say Thanks To Your Amazing Dog Sitter
March 3rd, 2019 kicks off Professional Pet Sitters Week! It's a perfect time to say thanks to the wonderful people who care for your pooches while you're away. Here are a few nice gestures that will help show your gratitude.
Not Just Tools: Service Dogs Give Owners More Than Physical Care
Service dogs help with mobility, medical alerts, and emotional needs. However, there are other ways that they can help individuals beyond their usual roles. A new study shows that service dogs may impact people's lives on an emotional, companionship level.