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Why dominance-based dog training isn’t the answer

Why dominance-based dog training isn’t the answer

Many people still believe in dominance-based dog training. Here’s why we need to drop this mindset and replace it with a positive, reward-based approach....
Your dog’s nutrition – how far we’ve come!

Your dog’s nutrition – how far we’ve come!

We know so much more about canine nutrition than we used to, and we’re learning more every day. Here are some tips and highlights...
How well-socialized is your dog?

How well-socialized is your dog?

Socializing your dog should ideally begin in puppyhood, but you can vastly improve her skills at any age. A well-socialized dog is a well-behaved...
How to tell if your dog needs to lose weight

How to tell if your dog needs to lose weight

More than 50% of dogs in North America are classified as either overweight or obese and that figure is growing. We know that these...
The ultimate dog grooming guide

The ultimate dog grooming guide

Questions about dog grooming? Look no further. This grooming guide offers tips about brushing, bathing and primping your pooch. Depending on your dog’s breed and...
Top dogs in pop culture

Top dogs in pop culture

Lovable and hilarious, pop culture purebreds leave an indelible mark on our hearts. Our lifelong devotion to the breeds we cherish often starts through the...
Winter paw care for your dog

Winter paw care for your dog

From the best protective products to proper cleaning tips, here’s everything you need to know about winter paw care for your canine companion! Whether you’re...
4 simple stretches for dogs

4 simple stretches for dogs

Help keep your dog limber with these gentle stretches.   Give yourself a stretch. Notice how good it feels, and how it helps you feel...
When to call the vet

When to call the vet

How to decide when your dog needs to see a vet right away, and when it’s okay to just “wait and see”. From stomach upsets...
Do kids with dogs fare better than those without?

Do kids with dogs fare better than those without?

Take a look at what a new study has to say about kids that grow up with dogs. Spoiler alert: growing up with a...
Purebred dogs may have hidden genes

Purebred dogs may have hidden genes

Is your purebred "different" from others of his kind? A recent discovery made by scientists might explain why. Most purebred dogs within a breed look...
Young dogs go through moody “adolescent” phase, just like humans

Young dogs go through moody “adolescent” phase, just like humans

Research reveals that dogs stop listening when they go through puberty. In other words, they go through a moody teenage phase just like us! Like...
Dog ID – why it’s so important!

Dog ID – why it’s so important!

Your dog needs ID! Here's why. License and registration, please! Pet identification is one of the most essential –- and overlooked – tools for keeping...
Canines and COVID-19

Canines and COVID-19

What do we know so far when it comes to COVID-19 and our dogs? When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in early 2020, it brought chaos...
Do dogs really watch television?

Do dogs really watch television?

You constantly catch your dog staring at the television – but is he actually watching it? Here’s what science has to say about this...
How to keep your dog busy and active indoors

How to keep your dog busy and active indoors

When the weather drives you inside, keep both your dog -- and you -- entertained with an DIY obstacle course and interactive games! Ready to...
3 simple ways to let your dog be a dog

3 simple ways to let your dog be a dog

Dogs need food, water, and plenty of love – but they also need the freedom to be themselves! Here are three ways to let...