Dogs

Puppies Are Being Blamed For This Antibiotic Resistant Infection In 118 People

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an antibiotic resistant infection linked to "puppy exposure" was found in 118 people across 18 states. The CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

This Selfie Stick Was Specifically Designed To Get The Perfect Pic With Your Dog

Taking a photo of a dog can be frustrating. They'll be looking at you with the cutest face, but when you go to snap a pic, they look away and it's just not the same. How are you supposed to make your friends jealous about the fact that you're…
By Lia Beck

9 Difficult Things About Owning A Dog No One Ever Tells You About

Getting a dog is just about one of the best things you can do, both for them and for you. So if you've thought about it, and it feels like a good choice, now may be the time to adopt. But do know there are many difficult things about owning a dog…
By Carolyn Steber

8 Ways To Help Your Dog Feel Less Anxious

Dogs often experience anxiety as a result of fear. While many of the things that dog's tend to fear are not actually worthy of their worries, a perceived threat is a threat nonetheless. So in order to help your dog be less anxious, you have to work…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

If You Want To Take Your Dog To Disneyland, These Are The Rules To Know

As a dog mom, I'm constantly trying to figure out whether I can bring my dog with me, wherever I go. In a perfect world, he'd be invited into every establishment, but after a lot of trial and error I know better — there are tons of places in which…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

12 Sustainable Dog Toys Under $20 That Your Pup & The Planet Will Appreciate

Our canine friends deserve the best of the best when it comes to their quality of life, and as conscious pup guardians, we do our diligence and make sure we're feeding them healthy food, providing them with the best vet care, and giving them more…
By Nina Kahn

A Vet Explained What Happens When Pets Get Put Down & It Broke The Internet’s Heart

Animal lovers know the lifespans of their non-human kiddos are preciously short. Like a blink-and-you-missed-it moment of bliss that’s over before you know it. It’s no surprise, then, that a viral tweet about having to put pets down broke the entire…
By Mika Doyle

These Hurricane Florence Relief Centers Also Accept Pets

Right now, millions of people are evacuating their homes in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, the Category 2 storm that's just beginning its frightful journey through the southeastern U.S. And as if having to flee from your home wasn't scary…
By Nina Kahn

11 Funny Halloween Costumes For Your Dog That It Won’t Hate Wearing

One of the best things about having a dog is being able to dress it up for Halloween, sorry not sorry. Disclaimer: my dog ~likes~ wearing clothes, because he has a thin coat and it keeps it him warm during the cooler months. For those of you who…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

11 Adorable Halloween Costumes For Big Dogs To Rock This Year

Halloween is literally next month, meaning it's time to sound the spooky festivity alarms, stock up on pumpkin spice everything, and plan your most epic Halloween costume ever. And of course, there's someone else you can't forget — someone big and…
By Nina Kahn

13 Halloween Costumes For Small Dogs That Are Both Adorable & Affordable

Halloween should be fun and festive for the whole crew — and when your ride-or-die is your dog, that includes them, too! I know you're busy planning your own epic Halloween costumes — and I get it, these are extraordinarily important decisions.…
By Nina Kahn

8 Ways To Know If You’re Ready To Foster A Dog

Fostering a dog can be an incredibly rewarding experience. You're helping to care for and love a dog in need while they wait to be adopted into their forever home. It's a truly generous and compassionate thing to do and can help be beneficial for…
By Jessica Booth

7 Ways To Know If You Can Afford Having A Dog If You Work Full-Time

Thinking of adding a canine fur baby to your household? There are some things to consider before signing the adoption papers — for instance, asking yourself some questions that will help you determine if you can afford having a dog if you work…
By Brandi Neal

Here’s How To Take The PERFECT Picture Of Your Dog, According To An Expert

If you've ever tried to photograph your dog, then you know it's easier said than done. Sometimes Fido wants to run toward the camera while other times he defiantly turns his head away. Monica van der Maden, Kennel Club Dog Photographer of the year,…
By Brandi Neal

14 Ridiculously Adorable Videos Of Dogs Learning To Swim

One of the best things about the internet is the sheer amount of dog videos available for instant viewing. If you want (and why wouldn't you?), you can spend hours watching videos of puppies try to walk down the stairs, baby dogs attempting to bark,…
By Lia Beck

7 Ways To Make Sure Your Dog Doesn’t Get Bored When It’s Alone

If you've ever met a dog, you probably know that they're super intelligent, loyal, highly social, and share a lot of the qualities that we tend to dig in fellow humans, too. In fact, we might even like them more than fellow humans (if you have your…
By Nina Kahn

15 Dog Breeds You'll Love If You Enjoy Being Active

If you're looking for a pup partner in crime for your active lifestyle, certain breeds are more enthusiastic than others about embarking on epic hikes and long beach runs. While some breeds prefer to couch and snack, the best dog breeds for active…
By Brandi Neal

Here’s How To Find Out What Your Dog’s Zodiac Sign Is

If you're into astrology, then you know how addicting in can be to obsess over the birth charts and planetary placements of all your friends, family members, crushes, colleagues — basically anyone who will offer up their birth time, date, and place…
By Nina Kahn

How To Tell If Your Dog Has Anxiety (And What To Do About It)

Anxiety, it's not just for humans. If you've ever wondered: Does my dog have anxiety? It's important to know that pets can get anxious too, and there are some signs to watch for so you can help Fido feel better. Just like their human parents, dogs…
By Brandi Neal

9 Hotels Around The U.S. With The Coolest Pet Amenities

If you're planning a fall getaway, and you don't want to leave Fido and Fluffy at home, there are some cool pet amenities in hotels around the U.S. that you will allow both you and your furry BFF to get some much needed rest and relaxation. It's no…
By Brandi Neal