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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. You’ve probably heard about heartworm and that it has the potential to be fatal, but as a dog owner, you might be still wondering how your dog might get heartworm? This article gives you all of the information you need to know to protect your dog from heartworm
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February is the month of love—and if you’re adding a new dog to your family this Valentine’s Day, why not name them something that reflects the theme of the month? No, we’re not talking about romantic dog names. We’re talking about dog names that mean love, literally. Now, you could actually name your dog “Love” (how cute
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Dry or canned, most dog food is made to last…for a while, that is. Although many commercially-available dog foods have long shelf lives, they don’t stay fresh forever. Does dog food go bad? In short, yes: without proper storage, dog
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. You may have heard of parvo, either in the news or from cautionary tales about getting your puppy vaccinated. But how do dogs get parvo? What are the symptoms, and why is it such a big deal? A vet weighs in on what you need to know about
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“I am an actress. I am a manipulator. Animals do it too.” In her new live show Link Link Circus (a name derived from Darwin’s theory of evolution), actress, model, filmmaker, and animal lover Isabella Rossellini explores and celebrates the marvel of animal psychology, how animals communicate, and how their behavior has evolved over the centuries. Rossellini
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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 of your
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. It’s late. Bedtime. You’ve just snuggled up under the comforter, flipped off the light, turned off your phone. It’s bedtime but not to your pup. They’re just getting started. If your dog’s barking and whining is keeping you awake at night or, worse yet, waking you up
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. We could all benefit from wearing a few extra layers when we venture out into cold weather, and that goes for dogs, too. Despite having fur, most dogs, with the exception of mountain and husky breeds, are susceptible to freezing temperatures, just like people are. That’s why,
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When his marriage of 17 years abruptly ended, Bobby Humphreys’ life was completely derailed. The one thing that pulled him out of the jaws of a profound depression was his friend Connie and babysitting her son’s Chihuahua while he was in the hospital. Welcome home While trying to find his own puppy to love on,
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. My dog sleeps all day. He’s 12 years old, with a bad back, and he just doesn’t have the get-up-and-go that he used to. But in his younger years, it seemed like he was always awake. In fact, I used to say he was spring-loaded because he bounced
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Raising service dog puppies is one of the best and hardest volunteer gigs out there for dog lovers. You are responsible for laying that perfect foundation of training, exposure, and teamwork with a puppy candidate, then it’s time to say goodbye after a year of spending every moment together. Puppy raiser Ashley Wilt says it’s worth
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Do you have an avocado getting a little too wrinkly on your kitchen counter? Why not whip up a batch of these quick and easy homemade dog cookies? Avocado dog treats provide healthy fat and vitamins while skipping the peel and seed that are potentially harmful to dogs. Avocados have amazing health benefits for your
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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 of your
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With an incomparable elegance, Dobermans are distinctive for their sleek bodies, shiny coats, and powerful physique. Favored for protection work, these dogs make ideal guardians with their intelligence and bravery. We’ve rounded up the most popular Doberman names of the year from our enormous Rover.com database of dog names nationwide. They’re ranked in order of popularity. Did
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Small, lovable, and famously adorable, Pugs are known for human-like expressions that have delighted folks for centuries. These dogs were once the companions of Chinese emperors and the mascot of Holland’s royal House of Orange. Royalty or not, Pugs are still adored by millions of loyal fans around the world. We’ve rounded up the most
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