Month: September 2018

Black and white dogs are a stunning bunch, from the feisty Boston terrier to the striking Alaskan malamute, the pointer, the border collie, or any lovable mixed breed dog that landed the black and white coat genes. So how do you find a great name for your new black and white dog? Consider size, look,
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Red dogs are a stunning bunch, from the elegant Rhodesian Ridgeback to the striking Irish setter, the Basenji, the Vizsla, the red golden retriever, or any lovable mixed breed dog that landed the red coat genes. So how do you find a great name for your new red dog? Consider size, look, and personality. This
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(Image Credit: Getty Images) If you’re a nerd like me you’ve played a lot of Dungeons & Dragons. Or maybe you’ve only played a little bit. For those that don’t know, Dungeons & Dragons is an old-school tabletop RPG that includes character sheets, die rolling, role-playing, and sometimes math. You create a character and determine their gender,
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Dogs need exercise to stay in shape, both physically and mentally. Big or small, puppy or senior, your dog needs daily physical activity. But how many times you should walk your dog each day depends on their particular needs. If you’ve ever wondered “how often should I walk my dog?”, we’ve got you covered. Walking
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A shy dog can be an anxious dog when it comes to encountering new situations, unfamiliar dogs, and strangers. Training for socialization is very important for shy pups, but coming out of your shell doesn’t have to be all work and no play. When used in conjunction with proper socialization training, these games can be
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When the architects at Studio Schickentanz undertook their latest project, they thought about how sustainability could fit into the picture … from a dog’s point of view. Their canine cottage is high-design, a timber structure with an angled roof that boasts forward-thinking eco-friendliness! The inside of the pint-sized house boasts a built-in floor drain and
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Have you ever spent the vast majority of your life wondering about weird dog names? Say, maybe the weirdest dog names in existence? Historically, most humans have. We’ve already covered popular dog names. Now it’s time to get weird. Here are ten real dogs with ten hilarious, oddball names to fit their unique personalities. Advertising bigheadthedog
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(Image Credit: Getty Images) We don’t like to talk about it, but it happens. Sometimes, our best friends have bad breath.  Whether or not their breath smells though, dental health in dogs is vital for a long and happy life. Dental diseases in dogs can become fatal if not treated and are on the rise
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Trainer Annie Grossman of School for the Dogs, one of NYC’s most respected dog training centers, has plenty of wisdom to share with dog people. She covers common dog behavior questions and training tips in her weekly podcast. We’ll be sharing some of those responses right here in a regular feature! Have a training question
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I’m not a doctor, I’m just a lady who loves dogs and has had dogs her whole life. I’ve adopted all my dogs from shelters and rescues and I’ve never come across issues like I have with my dog Betsy. She’s a Chihuahua mix. I saw her on social media. She had come into a
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