Category: Dog Articles

What are Dog Breeds with Long Necks?

Among the most popular dogs found in the American Kennel Club registry are large dogs such as the Golden Retriever and German Shepherd but because they’re so popular, you can find them anywhere. If you’re looking to add a pet to the family that’s more unique, then why not consider …

Doberman Rottweiler Mix 101

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to combine the rich genetics of the Doberman Pinscher and the Rottweiler breed? These two large breeds produce a hybrid dog that can be your family’s new best friend and an excellent companion for those looking for a very good guard …

What are Ear Infections in Dogs?

A dog’s ear infection can be spotted easily enough if you know about the symptoms of ear infections. Unfortunately, first-time owners may not always be able to tell when their dog is already in pain or how they can treat painful ears. In this article, we discuss everything you need …

Mastiff Staffordshire Terrier Mix 101

If you’re looking for a pet similar to the American Pit Bull Terrier but can’t get your hands on one, then you might like the Mastiff Staffordshire Terrier mix. This hybrid breed takes two of the biggest dogs around, the Mastiff and American Staffordshire Terrier, which results in a dog …

Great Dane Shepherd Mix 101

While the Great Dane Shepherd mix isn’t the most popular hybrid breed, it’s one of the biggest mixes in the world and is also one of the most unique combinations in the dog world. It has the gentle nature of the Great Dane along with the intelligence and work ethic …

The Best Sighthound Dog Breeds

Everyone knows that there are many breeds of dogs all over the world, but did you know that sighthounds are among the fastest dogs on the planet? According to the American Kennel Club, these dogs are part of the hound group and use their sharp eyesight to track and hunt …

Golden Retriever English Bulldog Mix 101

Apart from being highly popular, both the French Bulldog and the Golden Retriever are undeniably the most adorable canines in the dog world. So it’s no surprise that these pups have taken the #1 and #2 spot respectively in the American Kennel Club’s list of most popular dog breeds. In …

Boston Terrier Bulldog Mix 101

If you love cute little dogs, you’re going to love the combination of the Boston Terrier Bulldog mix, which takes two of the smallest purebred dogs to create a bundle of joy. Apart from their good looks, these dogs are known for their affectionate and friendly nature, as well as …

Wire-Haired Terrier Chihuahua Mix 101

Have you ever heard about Chihuahua Terrier Mixes? These curious, small, and playful pups are the result of combining the standard Chihuahua with various terrier breeds such as the Jack Russell terrier, Toy Fox Terrier, Yorkshire terrier, and Rat Terriers. However, this article will focus on the Wire Fox Terrier; …

Rat Terrier Blue Heeler Mix 101

While there are many kinds of Rat Terrier mixes available, one stands out above the rest; the Rat Terrier Blue Heeler mix is one of the most interesting combinations in the dog world. Because both dogs have a herding background and are wonderful farming companions, their offspring will come with …

What is the Carolina Dog Lab Mix?

Have you ever heard of the Carolina Dog? Known as the American Dingo, these wild dogs have adapted to the harsh environment around them and have survived without the need for human intervention. This ancient breed has survived for thousands of years throughout the wilds of the southern United States …

Saint Bernard: All You Need to Know

Saint Bernard puppies are among the most popular dog breeds today; they currently sit at #56 on the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) list for 2022. But they didn’t climb so far up by just being cute; these large canines are known for their gentle and friendly nature, but they’re also …

The Norfolk Terrier: All You Need to Know

This small, yet powerful breed is famous for its spunky and lively personality, while its expressive eyes and wiry coat are sure to catch everyone’s attention. Norfolk Terriers are compact dogs that are always on the lookout for adventure; whether they’re cuddling up to their owners or exploring the outdoors, …

Alabai Dog Breed: All You Need to Know

The Alabai is an ancient breed of large dogs used for guarding, herding, and protecting sheep. While they’re not the most popular dogs around, they’re powerful, yet sensitive dogs that can make for a wonderful family member once you get to know them. In this article, we share all there …

White and Cream-Colored Dog Breeds

If you love light-colored dogs then you’ll love what we have in store for you; cream dogs of several breeds are available in the market, but if you’re looking for one in particular, you’ll probably find it here. But apart from their beautiful cream coat color, you’ll find that these …

Fanciest Dog Breeds You Can Get Today

Dogs are often referred to as man’s best friend and while the love we receive from them is priceless, purchasing a dog doesn’t come cheap. With more and more people purchasing dogs, their numbers have increased from 68 million in the year 2000 to 90 million dogs, according to a …

Bull Terrier: All You Need to Know

The big American Staffordshire Terrier may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but if you’re looking for something similar but smaller at the same time, you may want to look into the Bull Terrier. These cute, yet odd-looking dogs are both endearing and playful — they’re known to be big-boned …

Shih Tzu Poodle Mix 101

Often referred to as the shih-poo, the Shih Tzu Poodle mix is a hybrid breed that’s relatively new to the dog world. Combining two small dog breeds, this adorable pup is a walking bundle of joy that can easily win the hearts of their owners using its luxurious coat and …

Blood in Dogs’ Urine: What it Means

It’s never pleasant to discover blood in your dog’s urine and can be upsetting. This symptom is referred to as hematuria, and will often point to urinary tract issues within the dog. Their body is divided into two parts, known as the upper and lower tracts which play an important …

Jack Russell Terriers: Rough vs. Smooth

The Jack Russell Terrier is a brave, inquisitive, and energetic pup that can bring joy and happiness to any family. But did you know that these dogs come in rough and smooth coats and will have different grooming requirements? If you’re considering buying or adopting one of these gorgeous and …

Bichon Pomeranian Mix 101

Maybe you’ve heard of the Bichonaranian, a relatively new crossbreed composed of two of the most well-loved breeds in the world. These small and playful dogs were specifically developed for dog owners looking for a loving and affectionate companion animal. Despite their small size, these dogs come with huge personalities, …

Australian Cattle Dog Colors Explained

Maybe you’re looking for Australian Cattle Dog puppies but aren’t quite sure which variant you want to take home with you. This can be a tough decision to make because each hue they come in is beautiful in its own way. To make things easier for you, this article explains …

German Shepherd Bulldog Mix 101

Both the German Shepherd and American Bulldog are among the most popular dog breeds in the United States, so it’s no surprise that their offspring are popular crossbreeds. These pups combine the best qualities of their parents, which include their protective nature, intelligence, and loyalty. Because of these great traits, …

Orange and White Dog Breeds

Orange and white dog breeds can come in various shapes and sizes, and the vibrant hues that they can produce are a testament to just how diverse the world of dogs can be. This color combination not only adds to their aesthetic appeal but can also highlight their unique characteristics. …

German Shepherd Colors Explained

Because you see them so often on TV, you will probably think that German Shepherds only come in a tan and black color. While these are indeed the most common color combinations in the United States, they’re also available in other standard colors and different shades for dog lovers to …

Saint Bernard Colors Explained

Perhaps you’re already familiar with the Saint Bernard thanks to movies like Beethoven and Cujo, but they’re not just known for their big screen roles. While it may look intimidating, this gentle giant is celebrated for its search and rescue skills and hard-working nature. What many people don’t know is …

Corgi Border Collie Mix 101

Also known as the Borgi, the Corgi Border mix is an unusual crossbreed dog that takes two of the most popular dog breeds and blends them into one adorable mix. These sweet and affectionate dogs can be fantastic family pets but because they’re quite new to the dog world, the …

Cleaning Dogs’ Ears at Home

Whether you own Basset Hounds or Cocker Spaniels, you need to ensure that your pooch has healthy ears throughout their years. Routine cleaning needs to be a part of every dog owners’ schedule, and not just for their dog’s bodies, eyes, and nails, but for their dog’s ears too. However, …

Bull Terrier Colors Explained

Not to be confused with the American Staffordshire Terrier, the Bull Terrier is a separate breed known for its unique appearance. However, even more alluring are the many color combinations that they can come in, which can range from striking reds to soft whites, as well as vibrant tricolors. In …

Dalmatian Shepherd Mix 101

Whenever we think about dogs that are known for their intelligence, loyalty, and strength, the German Shepherd is often what we think of. However, the Dalmatian may also be considered and is well-known for its unique appearance and friendly personality. So what happens if we breed these strikingly different, and …

Pekingese Chihuahua Mix 101

It can be hard to choose a new puppy when you’re torn between two breeds. The Pekingese and the Chihuahua are some of the cutest and most adorable small dog breeds and choosing between them can be difficult. Luckily, you can get the best of both dogs through a hybrid …

Bernese Mountain Dog Growth Chart

Despite looking like a teddy bear that would fit right in your arms as a puppy, once this gentle giant grows to its adult size, you’ll see just how large these dogs can be. As such, it’s important that you keep track of their growth rate — this Bernese Mountain …

Do Dogs Get Periods?

Much like any other animal, unspayed female dogs will go through an estrous cycle once they reach sexual maturity. However, your dog’s reproductive cycle will look different from human periods. This may leave you perplexed — in this article, we answer the question, “Do dogs get periods?” What are Dog …

Can Puppies Eat Grapes?

If your dog somehow got its hands on a few grapes, the number of grapes it has eaten doesn’t matter; you should be concerned because grapes can have a toxic effect on dogs. Learning more about this toxic food for dogs along with symptoms of grape toxicity will help you …

How Much Does a Dalmatian Cost?

Dalmatians are among the most recognizable dog breeds in the world; according to the American Kennel Club, the Dalmatian is the 49th most popular dog in the United States. This is because they’re the only breed that features prominent spotting — but even with their status as iconic symbols, there …

Male or Female Dachshund: Which is Best?

Dachshund lovers will often wonder which is better between a male or female Dachshund; fortunately, their individual traits and personalities can help you decide which gender will be more suitable for you. Males will often be more amiable and affectionate compared to female doxies since they’re easygoing, fun-loving, and clownish. …

Vizsla Lab Mix 101

If you’re looking for an active dog with high intelligence and great personality traits, that you can take with you on outdoor activities, you may be interested in the Hungarian Vizsla Lab mix. This dog combines the sweet and outgoing nature of Labrador dogs with the Vizsla’s love for people, …

How to Fly with a Puppy

When it comes to air travel, not all pet owners will know how to fly with a puppy. The truth is, there are a lot of things to consider when you want to bring your furry friend with you on a vacation to Puerto Rico. Even so, you’ll be happy …

What is a Cavachon Puppy?

Fluffy, charming, cuddly, and sweet, the Cavachon comes with a jolly personality that’s infectious, making it one of the best companion dogs available. These little bundles of joy are playful and lively pups that love getting spoiled but enjoy training and have little aggression. But will they be a suitable …

How to Get an Emotional Support Dog

Panic attacks are characterized by the sudden onset of intense fear, triggering severe reactions such as trembling, sweating, fast breathing, and a racing heart. People who experience such mental health issues may benefit from dogs with special training and the presence of the animal might be able to calm down …

How Much are Dachshund Puppies?

If you’re in the market for a wiener dog, you’ll want to know how much it costs to purchase these dogs, along with the initial costs that may come with them. Because the Dachshund is such a small dog, many dog lovers will often buy two or more of them, …

How Do You Crate Train a Puppy?

New puppies will always look for a happy place where they will feel comfortable — giving them crate training allows them to have a quiet and safe place to shelter them when needed. It will also serve as a tool that will prevent them from chewing items at home and …

Can Dogs Eat Mangoes? 

Are you thinking about adding human foods to your dog’s diet? Maybe you’d like to add a ripe mango to your pup’s meals every now and then. The good news is that it’s perfectly safe for your canine companions to eat mangoes provided that the pit and skin are removed. …

When Will My Puppy Stop Biting?

If you’re worried about your puppy’s sharp teeth, you may be wondering, “When will my puppy stop biting?” Biting and nipping are normal parts of your puppy’s behavior, which may be lost to new puppy owners. In this article, we discuss all you need to know about biting behavior and …

Why Do Dogs Get Hiccups?

Much like humans, puppies experience hiccups, which may occur at night or after eating large meals. While there’s nothing to worry about when your furry friend has a hiccup, there are times when a dog’s hiccups could be a cause for concern. Here, we discuss all you need to know …

Why Do Puppies Whine So Much?

If your puppy has been whining non-stop lately, you might find that it can be troublesome, especially when it’s time for everyone to sleep. An excessive whining problem can become frustrating, and overwhelming, and may leave you unsure of how you can help your new furry family member. There are …

What is a Chiweenie Puppy?

Known by many names such as the Mexican hot dog, Choxie, Weeniehuahua, and German taco, the Chiweenie is one of the cutest designer dogs. Carrying the perfect mix of their Dachshund and Chihuahua parents, the Chiweenie delivers intelligence, affection, energy, and spunk. But unlike other dogs, these aren’t lazy couch …

What are Snub-Nosed Dog Breeds?

Do you find flat-faced breeds cute and find their adorable faces hard to resist? If you’re thinking about adding a furry companion in the form of a flat faced dog to your family, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we discuss snub-nosed dog breeds and what it …

Fever in Dogs: How You Can Treat Them

Whether your dog is going through a low-grade fever or something more serious, you may notice their unusual behavior without knowing about their signs of illness. While the best medical advice will come from your personal veterinarian, below are general guidelines on how you can treat fever in dogs. Moreover, …

The Best Mastiff Mixed Breeds

The Mastiff breed is made up of powerful dogs that are also known to be gentle giants and are also referred to as the Old English Mastiff. They are among the oldest dog breeds in the world, which is why there are many various Mastiff mixed breeds but today, we’ll …

Similar Breeds to the Leonberger

Not many mountain dog breeds are as majestic as the Leonberger, which has been used as a working dog for centuries. Most Leonberger dogs are used in mountainous regions to protect livestock, where their thick double coat helps to protect them from harsh conditions. But not everyone will have access …

Why is My Puppy Coughing?

If you notice that your furry friend has suddenly caught a persistent cough when it’s usually active and healthy, you may be concerned. This is completely understandable, especially since our beloved pets can’t point us to what’s bothering them, so it’s up to us to determine the cause and how …

Dry Skin in Dogs: How You Can Treat it

Seeing your dog’s dry skin can be frustrating for both of you — there are various potential causes for this medical condition which can make its diagnosis tricky. If you suspect that your dog is suffering from flaky or itchy skin, you’re in the right place. Here, we discuss the …

Pomeranian Dachshund Mix 101

Thanks to the internet’s craze over the French Bulldog in the past few years, everyone seems to be looking for a little dog that they can add to their family. Pomeranian mix dogs are adorable pets that love being with their family and are known to be loyal to their …

What are Dog Breeds Under 20 Pounds?

Sometimes, the little dogs have the biggest personalities, and in your search for your next best friend, you’ve come to the right place. According to the American Kennel Club, smaller dogs are classified to be 25 pounds or less and can fit into various groups. There are dogs of a …

What is the Bernese Mountain Dog Lifespan?

If you’re looking for large dogs to welcome to your family, the Bernese Mountain Dog is a good dog that will fit many different families. Their gentle nature and adorable personality come with a face that’s easily recognizable — these beautiful dogs love to spend time with their families and …

Westie Maltese Mix 101

Everyone has heard of the Maltese breed, after all, who wouldn’t recognize their silky white coat? But have you ever heard of the West Highland White Terrier Maltese mix dog? This mixed breed takes two of the most popular and beautiful white dogs to create an even cuter white dog …

Rottweiler Chihuahua Mix 101

Have you ever wondered if a small dog can be paired with a big dog? Believe it or not, the most diverse mixed breed dog is the Rottweiler Chihuahua mix, often referred to as the “Rottiehuahua.” These cute and affectionate dogs bring two highly distinct breeds together, which combine the …

What are the Ugliest Dog Breeds?

Wrinkly scowls, fluffy tufts, and jiggy jowls are just a few of the most unique features that are considered to win the world’s ugliest dog contest. While some people may be put off by a dog’s ugly appearance, others are unable to resist the natural charm of the ugliest dog …

What is the Smallest English Bulldog?

Maybe you’ve heard of the Miniature Bulldog, a breed that’s even smaller than the standard bulldog, which as you can imagine is the epitome of cuteness! Many people assume that the smallest bulldog is the French bulldog, but these tiny pups can actually be even smaller. In this quick guide, …

Australian Shepherd Rottweiler Mix 101

In the past, purebred dogs were often the first choice for many pet lovers but in recent years, more and more people have taken an interest in designer dogs. While they might not be commonly seen or mentioned in movies and TV, this hybrid breed between Aussie Shepherds and Rottweilers …

Shiba Inu Husky Mix 101

Shiba Inu Husky mixes are a new breed that is quickly rising in popularity thanks to their unique appearance and personality. While many may think that they can be great family members, they’re not the best fit for everyone. Below, we share important information on this designer breed and provide …

Bullmastiff Cane Corso Mix 101

While the world is still obsessed with smaller dogs, you might be searching for large dogs that can guard your home. A great alternative to the popular German Shepherd is the Bullmastiff Cane Corso Mix. They may not be well known but these powerful dogs have the most interesting history, …

The Most Stolen Dog Breeds in the USA

Pet theft is a heinous crime that significantly affects pet owners both financially and emotionally. Many dog owners will report their furry friends getting snatched from their gardens, homes, and even during walks. In this article, we list the most stolen dog breeds in the USA and answer common questions …

Help! My Dog has Fleas and Sleeps on the Bed!

Many pet owners have experienced this problem before — sleeping with your furry friend isn’t always easy to do, especially when they have fleas. While fleas are typically harmless to humans, their bites can cause itching, swelling, rashes, and hives. If you suspect that your dog has fleas and sleeps …

How to Make a DIY Dog Trailer

Are you looking to transform your old bike into a DIY bicycle trailer with enough room for your furbaby? Look no further than our list below for the best DIY dog trailer ideas that come with step-by-step instructions that offer the best way to complete each project. While there are …

What is Skin Cancer in Dogs?

While dog owners won’t usually worry about mast cell tumours, they’re actually among the most commonly diagnosed type of tumor in canines and present a significant threat. Luckily, there are many treatment options that you can look into and there are various ways to get an accurate diagnosis of your …

How Much Does a Giant Schnauzer Cost?

The Giant Schnauzer dog is the biggest of the 3 different breeds of Schnauzer (the others are known as the Miniature Schnauzer and the Standard Schnauzer). This large dog isn’t just an exuberant breed but is also a more powerful version of the standard Schnauzer, which makes it a good …

Best Small Dog Breeds for Cuddling

Small dogs can be great family pets, especially if you live in a small apartment or have young children or elderly family members. If you’re looking for a petite pooch who will be happy to spend all of their time with you, then you’ve come to the right place. In …

Why Do Dogs Lay on You?

For some people, having their best friend hang out with them all day is a dream come true, especially if they have a strong bond. But not everyone will appreciate when their dog piles on top of them without warning which may lead them to question why their pet doesn’t …

What are Dog Breeds with Big Paws?

We all know that paws play an important role in the daily life of our dogs, which includes providing shock absorption, traction, endurance, body support, and assistance with digging. A dog’s paws can be smooth, rough, wide, thick, flat, or narrow, depending on the kind of dog breed. Often, dogs …

Bluetick Coonhound Lab Mix 101

If you’re looking for dogs similar to a Labrador Retriever, then why not consider a Bluetick hound lab mix? Actually, any hound dog crossed with a Labrador Retriever is called a Labrador Hound mix. Some examples of this include the Treeing Walker Coonhound Lab mix, the Plott Hound Lab Mix, …

The Best Lap Dogs for Seniors

Are you looking for a new best friend that will keep you company through your golden years? There’s nothing better than visiting rescues and shelters when looking for a pup to bring home but the whole process will need dedicated research and assessment. While adopting a new pet can be …

The Least Obedient Dog Breeds

Unfortunately, dogs are a lot like children and won’t always do as they’re told — it probably takes a while before your pup actually listens to what you need it to do. Did you know that the kind of training and environment you provide your dog can affect how well …

The Best Tall and Skinny Dog Breeds

Dogs come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, but there’s just something about tall, skinny dogs that piques our curiosity. Apart from the usual favorites like the French bulldog and the German shepherd, many regal and unique breeds come with great abilities and charming personalities. In this article, we …

The 10 Best Dog Brushes for Goldendoodles

Your Goldendoodle’s coat will need a particular set of grooming tools depending on its coat type. The type of brush you buy can drastically change your grooming process and make it much more streamlined, delivering results quicker while doing minimal work. However, it’s important that you become familiar with your …

Can Dogs Use Human Toothpaste?

While brushing your dog’s teeth may seem absurd, responsible pet parents will want to maintain their dog’s overall health. The best way to do this is to prevent dental problems by using the right dog toothpaste — while many dog owners may neglect their pet’s teeth, it’s imperative that you …

Dog Swollen Anus Treatments at Home

You may have noticed your dog dragging its rear end (known as scooting) across your floor — it does so to relieve pain or itchiness. While a single case of dog scooting shouldn’t be too worrisome, repeated occurrences may indicate an underlying cause such as an anal gland infection, food …

Australian Cattle Dog vs. Australian Shepherd

While many believe that Australian Shepherd Dogs with the Australian Cattle Dog Breed, they’re actually two different dogs. Unfortunately, they have similar names and are also similar-looking dogs, which doesn’t make it easier for new owners to choose between the two. In this article, we compare the Australian Cattle Dog …

What are the Types of Worms in Dogs?

Unfortunately, worms in dogs are just something that dog owners have to deal with at least a few times during their dog’s life. No matter the kind, they are always unpleasant to deal with and will always need veterinary care to be taken care of. Here, we discuss the different …

How Often Can You Breed a Male Dog?

Pet owners who want to get started with dog breeding should know about the best practices when it comes to the act of mating. Knowing when to stop breeding your dam and stud is what separates responsible breeders from backyard breeders and puppy mills. Correctly breeding your dog is a …

Saint Bernard Corgi Mix 101

Corgis have become popular dog breeds in recent years and as a result, more crossbreeds of this dog have been produced. One of the latest additions is the Corgi Saint Bernard mix, which takes the large size of the Saint Bernard parent and combines it with the energy of the …

How to Treat Constipation in Dogs

Constipation is a common digestive problem in dogs which may need medical intervention. You might think that it doesn’t pose much threat compared to other health issues, but it can be life-threatening depending on the cause of constipation. In this guide, we share how to treat constipation in dogs for …

How Do Dogs Show Affection?

If you’re a new pet owner, you may not be familiar with a dog’s way of showing physical affection — even dog lovers will sometimes misread physical contact with their canine companion. Because our dogs can’t vocally deliver their expression of love, they do so in many different ways. From …

Why Does My Puppy Eat Cat Poop?

Poop eating behavior is something that our dogs may engage in and involves the consumption of feces. It’s a disgusting habit but it happens more than you think; if you have both cats and dogs in your home, there’s a chance you may have already seen it. As such, you’re …

Are Pitbulls Good Guard Dogs?

If your family is looking for the best guard dog breeds, the ability of Pitbulls to thwart potential threats and become great family members often comes to mind. Their reputation for aggressive behavior combined with their muscular physique contributes to people’s assumption that they’re excellent guard dogs. But is there …

What is the Original Pug Breed?

The modern-day pug is considered to be one of the most popular breeds in the world. In recent years, pug lovers have expanded to include celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Jessica Alba, Tori Spelling, and even the late Robin Williams. But before they graced the homes of today’s rich and …

Are the Names of Dog Breeds Capitalized?

When it comes to capitalization of dog breeds, the linguistic rules involved can be complex, especially when talking about proper nouns such as dog breed names. As such, dog lovers will often ask, “Are the names of dog breeds capitalized?” In this in-depth article, we share the general rules of …

Corgi Beagle Mix 101

If you’re looking for small dogs that will fit perfectly into your home, lifestyle, and circumstances, the search can be even harder if you want a mixed breed. It might be hard to accept, but all breeds will come with unique characteristics, quirks, and challenges, and some will be easier …

Do Shock Collars Hurt Dogs?

There might be times when our furry friend gets out of line and all we want to do is correct our dog’s behavior to get the most out of your training sessions. To come up with a solution, you might consider the use of a shock collar, but have you …

Why Do Dogs Lick Your Feet?

Dog licking is a pretty common behavior, especially for puppies but will commonly carry into their adult lives. Fortunately, our hands, feet, and faces are some of the more popular areas for our dogs to go after but it’s our feet that will usually experience this peculiar behavior. While it …

6 Large-Breed Dog Ramps for Beds

Dog owners who live with large dogs or older dogs that suffer from health problems may want to consider getting a sturdy ramp that can aid them through their mobility issues. However, not all dog ramps are made equal — some can support more weight than others and will be …

What is the Lifespan of a Chihuahua?

Did you know that many small dogs such as the Yorkshire Terrier and Chihuahua have longer lifespans than larger breeds like the Great Dane and Labrador Retriever? It’s unknown why this happens but experts believe it’s related to the slower growth rate that delays age-related diseases. In this article, we …

Panda German Shepherd 101 

While the purebred German Shepherd dog is among the most popular dog breeds in the world thanks to its versatility and prowess in different fields, it has a lesser-known variant. While most German Shepherds will come in the traditional black and tan colors, they can be found in different coat …

The 10 Best Harnesses for Dogs

If you’re tired of getting pulled by your dog whenever you take it outside and are worried about the leash leaving a mark around their neck, then ditch their collar and look for a harness. The best dog harnesses are designed to provide a secure fit for your dog and …

Are Grapes Bad for Dogs?

If a dog vomits after accidentally eating grapes, it can be a cause for concern for new dog owners. Unfortunately, grapes can be particularly bad for dogs and should be given immediate action if you suspect that your pooch has eaten a few pieces. In this article, we answer a …

The 13 Most Agile Dog Breeds 

Dogs that can handle plenty of physical activity will often be a popular choice for active owners. Because these dogs will come with high energy levels, agility, and stamina, they can be excellent companions for various outdoor activities like long hikes, swimming, and running. Here, we share the 13 most …

How Often Should Dogs Get Rabies Shots?

Dog owners have the responsibility of giving their adult dogs and puppy vaccines to prevent the spread of this highly contagious and viral disease. Rabies is a fatal disease and almost all dogs will die once the onset of symptoms begins. So you’re probably wondering, “How often should dogs get …

What is the Sato Dog Breed?

If you have travel plans to the small territory of Puerto Rico, you may notice a large number of stray dogs. Also known as Puerto Rican street dogs, Sato dogs may seem like feral dogs at first, but can actually make excellent family pets if you get to know them. …

Brittany Spaniel Poodle Mix 101

Did you know that Poodles are the most popular dogs used for crossbreeding? When mixed with Brittany dogs, the Brittany Poodle Mix is an intelligent breed that comes with high energy. These Poodle crossbreeds are becoming more and more popular thanks to their charm and loving nature. They’re also praised …

How Do Dogs See?

If you’re a pet parent to dogs, you might have wondered if their soulful eyes can see better than our own. Maybe you’re wondering about the range of colors that dog eyes can see, or perhaps you assumed that canine vision is better because they have a better sense of …

How Often Should Dogs Be Bathed?

First time pet parents won’t know a great deal about taking care of their pups much less about how much bathing their dog needs. Luckily, dogs don’t need a bath too often which is especially true if you have an indoor dog or if you have short-haired dogs. In this …

The 15 Best Apartment Dogs

We all know that there is a wide range of dog breeds in the world — the American Kennel Club alone has registered 200 purebred dogs. However, when deciding on a dog to be your loyal companion inside a small apartment where there is limited space, you might want to …

When to Put a Dog Down?

Thinking about when to put a dog down is one of the most difficult decisions for pet owners. However, it is a compassionate choice for your beloved dog especially when they’re suffering so much that they can’t have a good quality of life. As such, the best way to help …

Aspirin Dosage for Dogs

For dog owners, there’s nothing worse than seeing their dog suffering from chronic pain that’s persistent and continuous. As such, we want to do everything possible to help improve our dog’s condition — we might even consider the use of aspirin but these human medications may not be the best …

Why Do Dogs Pant So Much?

Dogs can come with a lot of quirks, but there’s nothing more natural than a dog’s panting during a warm day or after intensive exercises. But when your dog’s breathing is faster for no apparent reason, this could be a cause for concern. However, the cause of your dog’s panting …

How to Rehome a Dog

When you first got your dog, you probably planned on giving it the best life you could afford to give, but sometimes life happens. Perhaps your new pet has health problems or behavioral concerns that are beyond your control. Maybe someone in the family is allergic to dogs or there …

Why Do Dogs Hump?

Humping is a completely normal behavior in dogs, and despite the way it looks, it doesn’t always express sexual arousal and is mostly harmless. However, there will be times when owners are embarrassed by the awkward scenario of their dog or times when it might be problematic. As such, you …

Cane Corso Great Dane Mix 101

If you’re looking for a dog that will turn heads with its large size and unique looks, the Cane Corso Great Dane mix is one of the best pets you can get. Not only is it an affectionate dog, but both parent breeds have equally fascinating histories, which we share …

Is a Dog a Mammal?

For many of us, our pet dog is a protector and companion that’s dedicated to our homes and families, always ready to keep us safe and entertained with their antics every day. One-third of all households on the planet will have a dog, which cements their reputation as the most …

Catahoula Border Collie Mix 101

Pet parents looking for a loyal, loving, and intelligent hybrid breed should look no further than this mix between Catahoula dogs and Border Collie dogs. This hard-working dog will happily take up jobs on the farm, having incomparable instincts for herding and caring for small animals. They’re also known to …

The Best Dog Breeds for Truckers

The trucking lifestyle will always lead to the open road, and truckers will often look for the ideal companion to take with them during long trips. Luckily, there are plenty of dogs you can choose from that can make each trip more enjoyable — the best breeds will even be …

Popular Airedale Terrier Mixes

When you’re looking for hybrid dogs that are smart, loyal, and versatile, you can’t go wrong with any of the Airedale Terrier Mixes. Their primary parent breed is known to be affectionate dogs with a lot of energy, making them perfect for active families that love to seek adventure. Fortunately, …

Dog Breeds Similar to the German Shepherd

German Shepherds are among the most popular dog breeds throughout the world; they are known for their courage, intelligence, and loyalty. But did you know that there are plenty of dog breeds similar to the German Shepherd dog? Here, we provide a list of dogs and discuss the different breeds …

What are Dog Breeds Starting with R?

Are you a dog enthusiast wondering what kind of dogs start with the letter R? Maybe you’re curious as to whether there are dogs that start with this particular letter; you’ll find that there are plenty to choose from, should you wish to purchase or adopt one. Below, we share …

American Eskimo Border Collie Mix 101

If you’re looking for a loyal dog that will look after your family members, then the Border Eskimo could be a good choice for you. Characterized by their agility, high intelligence, and affectionate nature, these dogs can become a loving companion while also being trainable. In this article, we discuss …

Are Jack Russell Terriers Hypoallergenic?

While many experts will disagree with what hypoallergenic means, there are some breeds that are more suitable for people who suffer from mild allergies. Among the small dog breeds, Jack Russel Terriers are a popular breed known for their speed, athleticism, intelligence, and bold personality. In this article, we answer …

How Do Dogs Get Bladder Infections?

Dog owners will find that bacterial urinary tract infections (UTIs) are some of the most common infections that affect dogs, and 14% of our canine companions will be affected during their lives. While this condition will often affect older dogs aged 7 and up, UTIs can also develop in younger …

Phantom Poodle Colors: What are They?

The Poodle is probably the most recognizable dog breed in the world since we’re all familiar with its curly and dense coat, which is almost always groomed to have an elegant trim. But have you ever heard of the Phantom Poodle? The name itself has such a mysterious and ethereal …

The Best Water Dog Breeds

Those who live near a river, lake, or beach, will probably look for energetic dogs that love water sports; your best bet would be on these water dogs. We’ve curated a list of the best water dog breeds that aren’t just great for water activities but will also give you …

What is the Newfoundland German Shepherd Mix?

The German Shepherd Newfoundland mix is a breed that crosses Newfoundland dogs with German Shepherd dogs resulting in loyal, brave, and protective dogs. While they seem intimidating because they’re such a large dog breed, they’re actually mellow, gentle, and protective of every family member. Below we discuss all you need …

Chihuahua Breed History

Everyone knows that the Chihuahua is one of the, if not the smallest dog breed in the world, but not everyone will know about the history of chihuahuas. The origin of the chihuahua has been heavily debated and is surrounded by a lot of mystery. In this detailed guide, we …

Cane Corso English Bulldog Mix 101

Mixed-breed dogs are becoming more and more popular throughout the United States, becoming almost as widespread as purebred dogs. Today, you can find hybrids of popular dogs such as the Labrador Retriever, Golden Labrador, and Chihuahua. However, this article focuses on the Cane Corso English Bulldog mix, one of the …

Can Dogs Eat Veggie Straws?

Known as tasty, colorful, and crunchy, veggie straws and veggie chips are among the most popular snacks for people who wish to munch on a healthier alternative to potato chips. While these are meant for a health-conscious consumer base, these snacks aren’t necessarily healthier than regular potato chips or other …

The 14 Best Dog Chews for 2023

Chewing is an essential part of our dogs’ daily routine and serves to maintain healthy and clean teeth which is why it should be encouraged. However, if you want your pooch to stay away from your shoes, furniture, and carpet, you’ll need to provide them with edible chews. The best …

How Long Can Dogs Go Without Eating?

Have you noticed that your furry friend hasn’t been eating as much lately? For many new owners, their dog’s appetite is an indication of their health condition and when your dog won’t eat, you’ll probably think to yourself, “How long can dogs go without eating?” The answer to this will …

How Do I Help a Constipated Dog?

Dog constipation is often the result of a sudden change in your dog’s diet, and can disrupt your dog’s digestive tract, leading to digestive issues. It can be hard to see your dog during unproductive straining — on the other side of things, it may produce an uncomfortably large amount …

How to Treat a Limping Dog at Home?

It can be worrying to see your dog limping around in your home and there are various reasons why they might start walking around uncomfortably. Luckily, there are steps you can take to help your puppy feel better and get back on its feet without the need to go to …

DIY Snuffle Mat for Dogs

When you want to raise a healthy and happy dog, you will probably put physical stimulation ahead of everything else. But did you know that dogs need mental stimulation just as much? Just like humans, our dogs can get bored too and when this happens, their natural instincts will kick …

Why Do Dogs Chew on Their Feet?

If you’ve ever noticed your dog licking its paws, it might be because it wants to remove debris, scratch an itch, or it might be because of boredom. While chewing on your dog’s paws can be considered normal behavior, excessive paw chewing can be a source of concern that there’s …

Will Peppermint Oil Hurt Dogs?

Pet owners who love to use essential oil diffusers may not know that their four-legged friend may be in danger of the toxic effects that different oils may have on them. Unfortunately for our canine friends, their sensitive noses won’t allow them to handle the strong scents of popular essential …

Why Do Dogs Breathe Fast?

If your dog is suddenly having difficulty breathing, you might notice that it’s taking heavy or quick breaths. When this happens, pet parents may start to panic, especially if they’re new to caring for dogs or if they’re caring for a new puppy. In this short guide, we’ll explain and …

The Best Dog-Friendly Breweries in the U.S.

Dog owners who want to make their way around the country with their four-legged friends while sampling some of the best craft brews around will undoubtedly love this listicle. Did you know that there are plenty of pet-friendly locations that welcome guests and their furry companions? Here, we share the …

Why Did My Dog Pee on Me?

Pet parents will almost always encounter some kind of new experience with their pets, but what if it’s not a very pleasant one? Inappropriate urination (on you or your guest) isn’t something that we’re all prepared to deal with, so when it does happen, what should we do to ensure …

What Can Cause a Seizure in a Dog?

No matter what happens, dog owners will do anything they can to keep their furbabies safe and sound. But what can you do when your dog needs emergency care as a result of seizure activity? In this comprehensive guide, we discuss everything you need to know about this electrical brain …

Why Does My Dog Snort Like a Pig?

If you’ve ever noticed your dog snorting but don’t know why, you’re probably puzzled but this and are curious to know more about it. Maybe this behavior has just started today, and you’re worried about your dog’s health and are probably asking, “Why does my dog snort like a pig?” …

Why Do Dogs Lick Blankets?

When they see strange behavior in their dogs such as excessive licking, dog owners will often be puzzled by this and wonder what causes it. Luckily, we’ve done the research for you and found that there are many possible reasons behind the sudden change in your dog. In this comprehensive …

Dog-Friendly Airbnbs Around the NorthEast

Are you planning to go on road trips with your best friend but don’t know where the pet-friendly rentals are? You’ll be happy to know that there are plenty of Airbnb rentals around the United States to choose from where you’ll find pet-friendly hosts. From mountain retreats, lakefront estates, and …

How to Stop Dogs from Digging

When looking out your kitchen window, you probably don’t expect to see your dogs dig one hole after another. This can be a huge eyesore, but when your dog starts digging under the fence line, this could lead to a bigger problem which is when your furry friend suddenly escapes. …

11 DIY Outdoor Dog Pen Ideas

Your furry friend deserves to play whenever it wants but what can you do if you can’t supervise it at all times? A great option to consider is the humble playpen; whether you have a small space in your backyard or acres of unused space for your dog to explore, …

Best DIY Dog Deterrent Sprays

It’s perfectly normal to have an undying love for your furry friend but still be unimpressed when it makes its way over to problem areas of your home. Maybe it digs up your precious flower beds and leaves everything in tatters, or you find dog poop in hidden areas around …

Can I Use Bactine on My Dog?

We all use bactine as a pain reliever and antiseptic spray that can help with minor wounds, skin conditions, itching, and pain related to small cuts, minor scrapes, sunburn, and burns. Because it doesn’t sting as alcohol does, more people prefer using it to the alternative, but many people are …

Can Dogs Take Tylenol?

Responsible pet parents will ensure that their pet’s pain never lasts long, no matter what the cause; but it’s also important to understand why your furry friend is hurting before you treat it. While there aren’t over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for dogs, you’ll be able to provide them with prescription medications …

Top 14 Badass Dog Breeds

In the past few years, smaller dog breeds have been the talk of the online community, making them a popular choice among celebrities and influencers who prefer their tiny frames and cute looks. But if you’re looking for a new dog that will serve as the perfect guard dog and …

Hand Signals to Train Dogs

Teaching deaf dogs doesn’t need to be hard; while using training treats can be fun, you can also improve a dog’s training through different hand signals. Using dog training hand signals also deepens the bond between a human and their canine, elevating the communication skills between them and their canine …

How Much is a Teacup French Bulldog?

Have you heard of Miniature French Bulldogs? Chances are that you have since these pint-sized pups and have become increasingly popular in recent years. With wrinkly faces, button noses, and pointed bat ears, these small dog breeds are cuteness incarnate. But exactly how much is a Teacup French Bulldog and …

How Much are Frenchie Puppies?

French Bulldogs are certainly among the most popular dog breeds today, and we wouldn’t blame you for wanting to add one to your family. Fluffy Frenchies are playful, adaptable, alert, and downright adorable, resembling their Bulldog parents but with cute bat-like ears. But have you considered today’s French Bulldog price? …

The Ultimate Guide to Poodle Mix Breeds

According to the American Kennel Club, Poodles are one of the most popular dog breeds around the United States. These intelligent dogs have amazing personalities and their small size makes them adaptable to small spaces. When given proper training, these great dogs can make a poodle parent happy and will …

How Long Before a Dog Has Puppies?

Much like people, a female dog must go to doctor’s appointments once it becomes pregnant and will need veterinary care its whole life. If you suspect that your dog is pregnant, you’ll want to provide it with as much help as you can and prepare it as a first-time mom …

The Best Indoor Dog Parks in Minnesota

With four seasons per year, Minnesota is home to plenty of outdoor lovers and adventurers. It’s also full of pet parents who are eager to take their furry friends out for a great time, no matter the temperatures outside. But when it’s a bit too chilly during the winter months …

12 DIY Dog Ramp Ideas 

Whether you have small dogs, big dogs, or dogs in their senior years, going over to the closest Home Depot is a great idea for making your own dog ramp. Even if you can find a retail solution that’s ready to use from stores, they can be quite expensive and …

How to Make DIY Dog Shampoo

Taking your best friend out for a run can leave it in need of a good bath, so why not make your own homemade dog shampoo? Homemade shampoo for dogs is a great alternative to costly commercial pet shampoos that are full of harmful chemicals that can cause skin irritation. …

How to Make DIY Dog Cones

If your dog has recently gone through major surgery, you probably don’t want it licking that area and interfering with the healing process. But we all know how tenacious dogs can be when it comes to something that bothers them — they will always find ways to lick and scratch …

21 DIY Dog Fence Ideas

We all love our dogs and want to keep them close even when they want to play and explore outside of our homes. As such, dog owners will often invest in different types of fences to keep their pets safe from venturing too far away or from intruders entering their …

10 Rare French Bulldog Colors

Just last year, the French Bulldog knocked the Labrador Retriever off the top as the most popular dog breed in the country, and for good reason! These bite-sized dogs are alert, playful, and adaptable dogs that are irresistible as well as adorable. In this article, we share 12 rare French …

The 21 Best Low-Maintenance Dogs

Low-maintenance dog breeds are perfect for busy individuals because they usually come in a small size, won’t need daily walks, and need minimal grooming. Many of these breeds are known to be easygoing, calm dogs with low energy levels that don’t need much exercise. Now that you’re excited about all …

The 9 Best Vegetables for Dogs

Most of the time, people think that it’s fine to feed their dogs with meat and nothing else. But what they don’t realize is that dogs are omnivores that can reap many health benefits from a balanced diet. Whether you use commercial dog food or make your pup a great …

The Best Age to Spay a Dog

Neutering is a procedure that many dog owners will be familiar with, or aware of at the very least. It involves the removal of a dog’s reproductive organs, known as the ovaries and uterus in females, as well as the testicles in males. However, neutering in females is called spaying, …