Reading assistance dog programs are popping up at libraries, schools and nonprofit organizations. Both organizers and participants say the literacy dogs are making a significant difference in the lives of children.
Although the old saying holds that "you can't teach an old dog new tricks," it's actually never too late or too early to train your dog.
Are you at last ready to get your children that puppy they've been begging for?
A recent survey from Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) identified the top 10 most common claims that cost $1,000 or more. Read here for the list and how to prevent expensive vet bills.
The change from a full house during the summer to spending the day alone can lead to troublesome -- and even dangerous -- behavior for some dogs. This can mean anxious pacing, inappropriate elimination, chewing or even escape attempts. Here's how to alleviate stress.
A yard, your family and friends, plus at least one dog equal a recipe for ultimate fun.
A recent survey conducted by the AAA and Kurgo, a pet travel products company, shows just how risky the behavior of dog-owning drivers can be.
While parents spend about $600 a year per child in back-to-school purchases, pet parents will find it far less expensive to outfit their pooch for training classes or doggie day care. But as with any kind of shopping, it pays to research and compare before making your purchasing decisions.
Many dogs are counter-surfers, so you're not alone with this problem. The habit might seem fun to your dog, but can drive you to distraction. Here are some tips to break your dog of the counter-surfing habit.
There's no question that puppies are cute, but all that awesomeness can distract from the fact that getting a puppy is also a serious matter. Here are some tips to help you get ready for your new addition.
If you typically go everywhere with your dog, it's no wonder you want to bring your best pal with you on holiday visits.
The doggy bed on the floor -- no matter how big and fancy -- could never hold the same appeal as the bed you sleep on. Here are some tips on sharing your bed.
Planning a winter holiday vacation? These problem prevention tips will help you prepare your pup for boarding.
Pinched pocketbooks have spelled success for thrift stores, and today there's a bigger selection of shops than ever.
Fostering a dog for a temporary period of time will increase the likelihood that the dog will find a forever home.
Similar to selecting a day care for a child, choosing a doggie day care center is a process that takes some time and consideration.
Across the country, dog social groups are enabling dog owners and their pets to find common ground.
Increasingly, dog owners understand that their pets need regular exercise and preventative efforts to maintain good health. They're finding that the sorts of therapies we humans enjoy, such as aromatherapy and massage, also serve their dogs well.
Dog food has certainly changed over the years. Read about the first dog foods, and their evolution to today's modern products.
Eight is the new 5 for dogs. Find out how senior dog food is helping adult dogs live longer, more productive lives.
Here, 10 things every dog owner should do to keep their pet happy, healthy and in good shape.
Not only is it possible to enjoy a fun vacation with your dog, but it's also easier than ever to do so while being frugal.