dog guide

  1. Dog health & conditions

    What to know when visiting the dog park

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    The dog park is an opportune place to socialize and exercise your pawed pal. However, it's also a risky spot for your dog to...
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    Dog behavior: What is my dog trying to tell me?

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    Your dog communicates with you every day. But do you understand what he's trying to say? Test your pooch IQ to find out how well you...
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    4 Things to look for in a dog walker

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    Most people aren't home all day, every day to care for their furry baby — they enlist the services of a dog walker. Whether you use...
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    Beyond the dog park

    Tired of the same ol’ surroundings at the dog park? If your pooch has sniffed, scratched and frolicked through every acre more times...
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    5 Outdoor games beyond frisbee or fetch

    When the weather forecast calls for sunshine and blue skies, don’t settle for a dull day at the park. Even Fido gets bored of the...
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    The perfect gear for your outdoor adventures

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    'Tis the season for road trips, sunshine and outdoor fun. Once you’ve planned all the great adventures you’ll embark on with your...
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    Road trip jitters: 8 ways to keep your pet calm on the road

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    If your dog isn't a cool cat during road trips, consider following these tips to alleviate his travel stress.
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    Unspoken Dog Park Rules

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    Owners should know these unspoken dog park rules, but a quick trip to the local park provides plenty of evidence that dog owners are...
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    10 Ways to keep your dog safe while camping

    Some of summer’s best made memories happen during family camping trips. No television, no distractions — just the great outdoors,...
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    The pet suitcase: 12 Items to pack for your dog

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    Pets, without a doubt, are true family members, so if you'd never dream of going on vacation without your canine companion, be sure...
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    Keep cool: Dog accessories for water activities

    Summer is all about having fun and splashing around at the beach or pool. If your dog wants to get in on all the outdoor summer fun,...
  12. Pets & Animals

    Making your pet a part of the family

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    Concerned about how you're going to transition your pet into your home? These four families tell us how their pet became their...
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    The truth about aggressive dog breeds

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    It's no secret that some dogs just have a bad rep. Are they really bred to kill, or are they the innocent victims of the dark side...
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    Find the best dog for your family

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    With hundreds of breeds classified by the American Kennel Club, how is a future pet owner to choose? Not to create any "cliques" in...
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    Pet stress: Ways to help relax your pets

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    Pets get stressed, too. There are ways to help eliminate stress and keep your pets relaxed and happy.
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    It's bath time: Dog shampoos that make the grade

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    Between dogs who are scared to set foot in the bathroom and those who try to jump out of the tub mid-scrub, it’s certainly not easy...
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    The best dogs for women who live alone

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    If you live alone, safety ranks pretty high on your list of priorities. From a home burglary to becoming a victim yourself, it’s...
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    5 Questions to determine the best care for your dog

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    Chewed shoes. Gnawed furniture. Pillows ripped to shreds. These signs may mean a "destructive dog," but pet experts agree that this...
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    Expert tips for apartment life with a dog

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    Not all dogs are natural city dwellers, and, while many are, it’s not always easy to keep your furry family member happy. Apartment...
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    Deciphering your dog's body language

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    We all love our dogs and wish we could talk to them. Here's some basic body language and vocal signs that can help dog owners...