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Signs of inbred dogs – and all the reasons why inbreeding is controversial and problematic
There are telltale signs of inbred dogs. Here's how to spot them and the tests that can help you out. Plus, issues with inbred dogs.
Is your old dog not eating? It probably has nothing to do with hunger
Here are reasons why your old dog isn't eating anymore.
Wondering how to go about crate training your 8-week-old puppy? Here’s what you need to know
Crate training your puppy has many long-term benefits. Here's how to crate train your 8-week-old puppy with ease.
Why do dogs sleep under the covers? It all comes down to nature
Why do dogs love sleeping under the covers? The answer may surprise you, but it's super sweet. Here's what to know.
Why do you often find your dog with their tongue out? Here’s what vets say about the ‘blep’
Whether you see the tip of your dog's tongue or the whole nine yards, these are just a few reasons why. When in doubt, you can always ask a vet!
Is your old dog shaking? 1 of these 6 problems may be the cause
If your old dog is shaking, one of these six reasons is likely the cause. Here's how to diagnose the root of your senior pup's tremors.
4 fun Father’s Day activities for dog dads so your pup can join the fun
Attention dog dads: Try these fun activities on Father's Day if you want to bring your dog along.
How long does a dog stay in heat? Here’s how you’ll know her cycle is over
Learning how to spot the beginning of a dog's cycle can be easy, but how will you know when she's done menstruating for this cycle?
Do dogs know they’re dying? Here’s what experts say about a dog’s final days
Take a deep breath, give your dog a little pet, and scroll on if you’re feeling ready to learn about this important — yet difficult — time.
When to be concerned about an old dog breathing heavy and what to do about it
A panting dog is usually no cause for concern. But sudden heavy breathing in an older pup might be a symptom of more severe issues.
Why do dogs lick their lips? This is when you should be worried
Dogs can lick their lips for a lot of reasons. This is what you should know.
How much should newborn puppies eat? Follow this newborn puppy feeding chart
Follow these guidelines and the newborn puppy feeding chart to figure out how much food your puppy should eat at each meal.
How to cook chicken for dogs the right way
Feeding chicken to your dog can help improve their overall health. Here are the right ways to cook chicken for your four-legged friend.
6 effective tips to stop dogs from leash pulling for good
If your dog pulls on the leash, you'll want to know about these great tips to discourage the behavior. You'll be walking in peace before you know it.
Why is my dog whining? 6 common reasons and what you can do to stop it
If you're asking, "why is my dog whining?" you'll want to learn about these common reasons for vocalization. You can probably fix your dog's whining!
Are your dear old dog’s back legs collapsing? Here’s what to do
It can be upsetting if your old dog's back legs give out. This is what to do if their back legs keep collapsing.
Video: Dog tries to figure out ice maker (and gets a big surprise)
Many dogs love ice, and Maverick in this video is no exception. While he does finally conquer the ice maker, he gets a bit more than he bargained for.
A guide to great gut health: 5 benefits of probiotics for dogs you may not know about
Probiotics have many benefits for animals, and it doesn't stop at the gut. Here's why you should consider adding a probiotic to your dog's diet.
PetSmart Charities director shares tips for a successful pet adoption process
Whether you're just thinking about adopting or are ready to bring home a pet today, consider these expert tips for a successful dog or cat adoption.
No fuss, all love: Meet the top breeds of low-maintenance dogs that will steal your heart
Curious about low-maintenance dogs? We explore which breeds are the best when it comes to easy-going nature, minimal grooming, and low exercise requirements.
Study: This is how much the cost of pet ownership really is
How much does a dog cost per year? How much does a cat cost? We've got the answers.
Video: Dog howls when he thinks he’s alone (spoiler: he’s not)
Pets miss us when we're not there and some dogs take to howling when they get lonely. This video shows a pup who just thinks he's by himself.
The only guide you need for taking your pets on an airplane
If you're planning to take your pet on a trip with you, read this guide. Think ahead to what you need, how they'll feel, and when you should leave them home.
Smooches or stress? There are a few reasons your dog might lick you
Why do dogs lick their owners. This is what it means when your dog licks you and why you should be happy (even if you don't like it).
Ditching the pure breeds? Here’s how to find the right mutt for your family
Over half of the dogs in America are mutts but they don't necessarily get as much attention as their purebred cousins. Consider adopting a mixed-breed dog.
4 reasons why your dog might need a diaper (and which kind you should get)
We hope your little pup never needs a diaper, but it could become necessary through age, health, or normal reproductive cycles.
Looking for a fluffy and affectionate pup? Give the American Eskimo dog a try
You might not have heard of these guys, but American Eskimo dogs are actually fantastic pups that work well with families.
How to teach your dog burrito, the most adorable dog trick
Ever heard of the dog burrito? This dog trick will be sure to delight you and your pup. Learn how to do it in 4 easy steps.
Can dogs have strawberries? Benefits, risks, and how to feed them safely
You've come to the right place if you've ever wondered, "Can dogs have strawberries?" Here's what you should know.
Homemade dog food: Should you do it?
Your four-legged friend needs a balanced diet. We list the pros and cons of store-bought dog food versus homemade dog food.
6 summer bandanas for your dog to liven up the season in style
Looking to spruce up your pup this summer? Consider a few bandanas in a variety of different colors and styles.
All about the incredible greyhound dog
Think the greyhound dog is a good fit for your family? Here's what to know about this ancient, loved breed before you get one.
3 great reasons why a dog stroller isn’t the most ridiculous purchase in the world (and which ones to get)
Don't discount this accessory. Many pets enjoy the extra mobility that a dog stroller provides them (plus it can reduce your anxiety, too).
7 Japanese dog breeds that could be your perfect pet
Are any of these Japanese dog breeds the right fit for you? Read on and find out all there is to love about these unique dogs.
Does your pet need to visit the dentist? Here’s how a dog teeth cleaning works
We all take our dog's health very seriously, but you might not realize that needs to include dental health, too. Here's how a dog teeth cleaning works.
Bad dog? Bad pet parent: Why your dog’s disobedience is your fault
Has your dog become disobedient? Or maybe they've never listened. We have tips for controlling a disobedient dog.
Get the facts about the English setter
English setters: They don't call them the "Gentlemen of the dog world" for nothing. These charming dogs are loyal and loving. Is one for you? Read on.
What to feed dogs with diarrhea: These dietary staples might already be in your kitchen
Dog diarrhea can be a mess — literally — but there are a few foods that can help. Here's what to feed a dog with diarrhea.
Video: Dog and pigs become best friends (and it’s as adorable as it sounds)
Can a dog and a group of pigs become besties? This video proves that animals of different species do sometimes play together.
Here are 60 cute dog names for every aesthetic: cottagecore, grunge, Y2K, and more
Whatever your aesthetic is, there are some perfect names for your dog on this list. Check it out!
Dogs that don’t shed: Do they exist?
You may have heard that there are dogs that don't shed. However, hypoallergenic dogs are a bit of a misnomer. Here's what you should know.
This dog food container setup will keep your pup’s food fresh
It's great if you can buy pet food in bulk but you need some way to store it. Try getting a few dog food containers for best results.
Did you find worms in your dog’s poop? Here’s how to identify and treat them
If your dog has diarrhea it could be parasitic worms. Find out how to identify and treat these gross interlopers before they cause real damage.
Which fruits can my dog eat? Here’s what vets say about these 10 fruits
Many fruits are safe for dogs to eat, but some should be avoided at all costs. Here's what you need to know.
5 steps to trim your puppy’s nails without a fuss
Puppies don't always love having their nails trimmed, and you might have to work up to it, but these steps make the process drama-free.
Here are a few humane alternatives to the shock collar for dogs that might work for you and your pup
Shock collars aren't humane and don't usually work. Instead, look into one of the modern alternatives that can help with your dog training.
Mini Aussie: What to know about this adorable breed
Spoiler alert: Mini Aussies don't exist — at least not anymore. The breed is known as the mini American shepherd. Should you consider getting one?
Very berry: 4 types of berries your dog can safely eat
Not all human food is safe to share with your dog, but these berries are both healthy and delicious. Can you guess what they are?
Why does my dog have the zoomies? Your pet’s crazy behavior, explained
Have you ever seen a dog get the zoomies? It can be part humorous and part alarming. Here's why it happens and when to call a vet.
This adorable dog tries to steal food from the TV and it’s melting hearts on the internet
This funny dog video proves that pups can see TV screens. So why do only some animals seem interested? We look into it.