Your dog can be a professional actor
Your dog can be a professional actor

Dogs often appear in television shows, movies, commercials and more. If your dog has star quality, it could be a hit in Hollywood and enjoy the spotlight too.

Can a dog help your child read?
Can a dog help your child read?

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.

Private or group dog-training classes?
Private or group dog-training classes?

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.

Best dog breeds for kids
Best dog breeds for kids

Are you at last ready to get your children that puppy they've been begging for?

How to exercise with your dog
How to exercise with your dog

Here are some helpful tips on how to best jog with your dog.

Top 10 $1,000 dog health insurance claims
Top 10 $1,000 dog health insurance claims

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.

Help your dog transition from summer
Help your dog transition from summer

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.

Dog-friendly games for the whole family
Dog-friendly games for the whole family

A yard, your family and friends, plus at least one dog equal a recipe for ultimate fun.

Keep yourself and your dog safe in the car
Keep yourself and your dog safe in the car

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.

Back-to-school shopping for your dog
Back-to-school shopping for your dog

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.

How to break your dog’s bad habits today
How to break your dog’s bad habits today

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.

Preparing for a new puppy
Preparing for a new puppy

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.

Train your dog for holiday gatherings
Train your dog for holiday gatherings

If you typically go everywhere with your dog, it's no wonder you want to bring your best pal with you on holiday visits.

Letting your dog sleep on the bed
Letting your dog sleep on the bed

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.

Prepare your dog for holiday boarding
Prepare your dog for holiday boarding

Planning a winter holiday vacation? These problem prevention tips will help you prepare your pup for boarding.

Shop for your dog at your local thrift store
Shop for your dog at your local thrift store

Pinched pocketbooks have spelled success for thrift stores, and today there's a bigger selection of shops than ever.

Foster a dog
Foster a dog

Fostering a dog for a temporary period of time will increase the likelihood that the dog will find a forever home.

Rabies on the rise
Rabies on the rise

How should owners protect themselves and their dogs from the disease?

How to choose the best doggie day care
How to choose the best doggie day care

Similar to selecting a day care for a child, choosing a doggie day care center is a process that takes some time and consideration.

The benefits of joining a dog social group
The benefits of joining a dog social group

Across the country, dog social groups are enabling dog owners and their pets to find common ground.

New health trend: Dog fitness centers
New health trend: Dog fitness centers

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: Then and now
Dog food: Then and now

Dog food has certainly changed over the years. Read about the first dog foods, and their evolution to today's modern products.

Top benefits of senior dog food
Top benefits of senior dog food

Eight is the new 5 for dogs. Find out how senior dog food is helping adult dogs live longer, more productive lives.

10 ways to keep your dog happy this spring
10 ways to keep your dog happy this spring

Here, 10 things every dog owner should do to keep their pet happy, healthy and in good shape.

Vacation with your dog on a budget
Vacation with your dog on a budget

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.

Boost your dog’s confidence
Boost your dog’s confidence

Shy dogs can be like shy people -- They may become anxious and even defensive when exposed to strange situations. Check out these tips for properly socializing your dog.

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