Loose dogs can injure you, your children, and your pet. It is both legal and ethical to defend yourself from an aggressive dog, but how do you justify your actions to the angry dog's owner?
Are you excited about the world of waterfowl but just don't want a regular old duck to keep up with the Joneses? Prepare to learn the reasons why you should get out there and find a Muscovy.
Antioxidants and fatty acids found in coconut oil can help many dogs suffering from skin conditions. Learn how to produce high-quality coconut oil at home and how to use it.
If you are a biker and want a canine companion when you go for a ride, this article will give you an idea of which dog breeds are likely to do okay on your motorcycle.
If your dog is itching and scratching, you need to provide help now before he damages his skin with his nails. Here are some things you can do right now even when you cannot take your dog to the vet.
If your dog is large and looks fierce, you may want to prove that she is not dangerous before anything happens. Here are some steps you can take to protect her.
Is there a way to stop your dog from chasing and trying to kill your rabbit? You can find out how to train a dog to be around rabbits here, but if you do not have a dog yet, this article will help you choose the breed most likely to accept your rabbit.
Do you need a dog that will work with your livestock, not chase your chickens, keep your shed free of rats, and still have time to spend with your family? Take a look at the six best choices and find out the pros and cons of each type before you make that final selection.
If your dog is itching and scratching, learn about some natural alternatives to steroids before the problems start.
What is the best way to clean, disinfect, and treat your wounded horse? Learn basic first aid for your horse so that you can help in the event that a veterinarian cannot be reached.
If your dogs are fighting instead of just playing, you need to figure out the trigger that is causing the aggression and implement methods to help them get along.
Your next dog's ability to get along with other pets in your home is partly determined by his prey drive. Here's a list of the best dogs with low prey drive—and a list of which breeds you might want to avoid.
Find out why unexplained weight loss is dangerous and what you can do for your dog at home.
If you have noticed that your dog is itching from dry skin, here are a few vet-approved options to help provide him/her with some relief.
Take care of your dog's ACL injury as soon as it happens, and find out what to do later if the problem persists.
Easy steps you can follow at home to help your dog live a long and happy life.
If your dog is scratching and his feet and ears smell like corn chips, he should be helped as soon as possible. Here's how to resolve a yeast infection at home, naturally.
Even if you are in a remote area, you can train your dog not to chase sheep; it can be simple and does not involve cruel training methods.
Impolite puppies can be hard to live with, and young dogs that are not taught impulse control may act rough and begin to bite. Some dogs that are not trained early may even be relinquished.
Learn what submissive behaviors your dog might be showing and tips on how to stop this problem by building up his confidence. Stop this behavior before it turns into fear biting.
Looking for a large dog? Do you live in a small apartment? Finding your new best friend starts here with photos, videos, and descriptions of the six best large dog breeds for apartment living.
Corn snakes are fairly easy to care for and have been selectively domesticated. They are docile when handled regularly and are a pleasure to look at.
Six easy tips to help your puppy sleep through the night, and even more information on what to do if an adult dog refuses to sleep.
Spend too much time with Marvel and even want to name your dog after one of the characters? Check out these suggestions.
Want your horse to come running at the sound of your voice? Learn this easy method.
If you live in a city or have a small yard, some dogs should not come and live with you. Find out which dogs may not suit you, and why you need to avoid them.
Find out how to take care of your Pionus parrot to help them live as happily and healthfully as possible.
Guinea fowl are excellent watchdogs. They spend their days eating ticks and other insects around the property and will produce enough eggs to pay for their upkeep.
Tamanduas face several challenges in the wild. If you live in a suitable location where keeping this species is legal, you will find that tamanduas make for a loveable, engaging companion.
Hot spots should be taken care of immediately at home. Find out how to treat a hot spot at home, what caused the red skin, and how to keep it from coming back.
Before making the final decision to adopt a dog, it is important that you make sure his personality will fit in with your family. Find out what you need to do.
Poodle crossbreeds are popular for many reasons, and this list will tell you why they are popular and why some may have some serious problems.
If your dog is bored and lonely when left alone, try these tips to keep her from becoming sad, depressed, or destructive.
Not all small dog breeds are good with all families; here are seven dog breeds that make great family members, several that don't, and the reasons why.
You can protect your dog and avoid attacks from most other dogs. If a dog does attack, however, this is what you need to stop him and make him let go.
If your dog has a bloody nose (epistaxis), follow these first aid steps to stop the bleeding, find out what might be causing it, and learn what you need to do to prevent it happening again.
Great videos, pictures, and interesting facts about the best Hungarian dog breeds. Find out more about the dogs developed in this part of the world.
Everyone knows that eating chicken bones is dangerous and can kill your dog, right? Do you really have to take your dog to the vet if they eat chicken bones?
Find out why vet care for your dog is so expensive, and check out these tips to keep down costs.
How to figure out why your dog is lame and what you can do about it.
If you want a dog that is good with the family, but still large enough to guard the house, check out this list (includes photos and videos).
Dark urine can be caused by blood or blood byproducts in the urine: if you do not take care of this problem immediately, it could be fatal. However, some other causes of darkened urine are less serious. See the possible causes.
It is not easy to housetrain a monkey but with the right effort, and plenty of time, it can be done.
Looking for an authentic Tibetan name for your new Lhasa Apso? Check out over 50 cool dog names to find just what your new puppy needs.
Tired of getting out the vacuum every time your dog is around? Here are pictures, videos, and descriptions of some great alternatives if you still want a big dog.
Has your dog started to drool a lot? If your dog does not normally drool a lot but has started drooling everywhere, find out what is wrong and what you can do about it.
If your dog is shedding excessively and you are trying to control it, these five methods are sure to help.
Ear infections in dogs are so common that about 16% of dogs that go into the vet are dealing with this problem. Many get better with treatment but come right back. What can you do to stop this?
Follow these tips to help your dog handle the heat and humidity of the tropics.
Dogs cause us to release oxytocin and care for them; they express one selfish gene by manipulating humans, convincing us to provide them with food and shelter.
If your dog is a family member and also a guard, teaching her to refuse food from strangers is important and may save her life. It is not always easy so find out the best methods and start today.
Even if you want to sit on a couch while your dog loses weight, these great exercise routines will help get your dog in shape and prevent the diseases associated with obesity.
Great baby boomer names from TV, cars, and more for your new puppy—even for those dogs born too late to qualify. Go ahead, find something special on this list.
Perfect dogs deserve perfect names. Here are a few for a new Coton puppy.
If your indoor dog is suffering from more than fleas, these suggestions will reduce the number of allergens around the house and make him breathe easier.
Five simple steps you should take to make sure your pit bull is not aggressive.
If you cannot take your dog to the vet to have a fish hook removed correctly, here is an alternative method that may save his life.
Small dogs, sometimes with no apparent reason, tend to bark more. Find out why they are more vocal, and learn some effective methods to reduce this undesirable behavior.
Find out why dogs can smell bad, and learn traditional and alternative things you can do to reduce dog odor.
Are you tired of those best celebrity dog lists that just list the celebrity´s dog? Why not name your dog after your favorite famous character? Here are some great choices.
Poorly socialized dogs need special training; a safety word will allow you to spend more time walking your aggressive dog.
Lingala, the language from the Congo, will provide you with lots of great choices when you are picking a new name for your Basenji puppy.
Looking for a dog breed that looks like a dire wolf from "Game of Thrones?" The American Alsatian is one of the best alternatives out there.
Most dogs are faithful, some dogs are loyal, and a special few even become heroes. Do you know the breeds most likely to fill that role?
Here are a few of the best names for a tropical bird, straight from the parrot's mouth. Explore Portuguese names for colors and household objects, along with some movie-inspired names.
A dog-aggressive dog can be trained to like other dogs. What might be setting your dog off is detailed in this article, along with tips on the best ways to control this dangerous form of aggression.
Every dog is prone to broken bones, but some dogs are more likely to suffer from it than others. Find out what you need to do when an accident occurs and be prepared for the worst.
If your new Rottweiler puppy is as powerful as the German World Cup football (soccer) team, he should have one of these names. Pick from the best.
Our dogs are family and they deserve special treatment. If your dog's eyes are red or inflamed, find out why and what steps you need to take to relieve them.
Looking for a dog that is happy to see you come home? About any dog will do, but this list gives descriptions, photos, and videos of the seven happiest dog breeds.
Over 70 great names from Turkey—with their meanings—will help you find the perfect name for your perfect new dog.
Here's a list of large dogs with longer average lifespans, and some tips to help you extend your dog's life expectancy. This article will help you if you're looking for a big dog to enjoy a long life with.
Are you the proud owner of a bouncing baby Puli or Komondor? Would you like an authentic Hungarian name but are not sure which to pick? Check out these great suggestions.
If your dog has a nasal discharge, there may be nothing to worry about. Find out what may cause the problem, when to be worried, and when to do something about a runny nose.
Have you brought one of these fantastic Azawakh dogs home and are looking for an authentic name? Tuareg and other Berber words should help you find something unique for your Azawakh.
Photos, videos, and descriptions will help you figure out what is wrong with your dog, along with advice on when to see the vet. Simple home remedies will help you deal with your pet's hair loss.
Need an authentic name for a powerful puppy? Here are forty Zulu, Sotho, and Xhosa dog names available to choose from.
Crusts and sores on the outer ear flaps can indicate a serious problem. Find out how to recognize and treat the problems so that your dog will feel better.
Looking for a great name for a Bullmastiff? Here are about 70 to choose from, all authentic names from the English countryside where the Bullmastiff works.
If your dog has an englarged abdomen, especially if it is painful, these are some of the possible causes and symptoms, but you need to get help now!
Not all guards need to be large, and pictures, videos, and descriptions of the best five medium dogs will help you choose the one able to do the job.
Simple and cheap method to potty train your puppy, with tips on how to spend each day.
If your dog has a scaly and ulcerated face, you need to find out what is wrong as soon as possible. Find out what to do.
Are you looking for the puppy that will be easiest to housetrain? Pictures, videos, and descriptions of the four easiest breeds will help you choose which type of dog is right for you.
Swollen feet can be a sign of something more serious, but if you can find out what is wrong, some cases can be treated naturally. Find out how to diagnose and treat swollen feet on your dog.
If you work all day but still want a dog, check out these seven breeds. We'll take a look at the personality and characteristics of these low-energy, independent dog breeds. Find out which one will suit your lifestyle.
Some dogs develop an elbow callus or may even develop an elbow hygroma. Find out how you can treat and prevent elbow problems yourself at home.
Are you looking for a dog and plan on letting him sleep on your bed? Pictures, videos, and great descriptions of great breeds that do not stink will help you make the best choice.
A simple and easy formula for constipation relief for dogs eating a natural diet.
Photos, videos, and great descriptions of the best dog breeds for an apartment.
Learn the best methods to teach your dog to avoid cars. Train him now before an accident occurs!
Your dog should also benefit from the natural food that his ancestors ate, and you can cheaply provide it to him. Find out how.
Not all introverts are alike, but if you examine your lifestyle you´ll find that these dogs are some of the best choices. Pictures, videos, and a personality description will help you decide.
If your puppy can walk and knows what is going on in her world, it is time to start training. There are some things to take into consideration when training a small puppy—start now!
The best food you can give your puppy is not in a bag, nor can you just go out and buy a can. Give your new puppy what he/she needs.
Are you looking for an intimidating guard dog, but worry that your neighbors might complain about the barking? This breed can do the job and stay quiet while doing so!
Coconut meat, coconut oil, and fresh coconut can all make your pet healthier. Find out why you should take advantage of this great tropical fruit.
Need a great name for your Bernese Mountain Dog? Go back to the dog's roots and choose a Swiss name. Here are some ideas (along with plenty of pictures!)
If you are looking for a natural source of glucosamine for your arthritic dog, check out these alternatives.
If you need a good source of milk for puppies that do not have milk available from their mom, look up. What you need is right there waiting for you.
You do not need to spend a lot of money on raw dog food—you can feed a good diet for the same price as the cheapest dog food on the market. Find out what you need.
Going back to the land? Need a good dog? Here are a few not to choose.
If your dog whelps but does not have enough milk for her puppies, there are a few simple things to try.
If you are feeding a pregnant or nursing dog, you should be doing it naturally. Find out why, and what you should be giving her.
Are you looking for alternative exercises for your parrot? A Brazilian vet and his bird have a few suggestions!
What will happen to your girl when you drop her off in the morning? This article will explain what happens first, things you can do to keep her safe, and the procedure and aftermath.
If you are looking for a great name for your Chocolate Lab, here are some sweet choices.
Does your dog have dry and itchy skin? Many skin problems can be treated with good nutrition. Here are some tips to follow.
Like a little mignon, these names are all cute.
Intelligent, affectionate, easy to care for, and with a long lifespan, what more could you want? The Tegu is the lizard you are looking for.
Is there a morning after pill available for dogs? If you don't want your dog to get pregnant, here are your options.
Canada is home to several of the most popular large breed dogs in the world.
If you are looking for an authentic Irish name, here are some great choices that are easy to pronounce. These names are great for an Irish Wolfhound, Kerry Blue Terrier, Irish Setter, or another dog.
Good health is a factor you can use to help you choose your new dog. This article contains descriptions and pictures of the healthiest dog breeds to help you make a good choice.
Is your dog as odd as a surrealist? Does she act like a snooty impressionist, or is she as haughty as that famous Spanish cubist? If the brush fits...one of these great names might be right for her.
Many dogs are faithful in ways that we cannot even describe. Some of the most faithful pets and their stories are included in this article.
If you are searching for a Latin American dog name, this list will provide you with some authentic Spanish and Portuguese words and great names.
It doesn't matter if you grew up with Barney Fife, Mork, or Cosmo Kramer—one of these names is going to be perfect for a little dog who will keep you entertained!
Tired of all those overused names? Do you want your Pug to stand out on the first day of school? Pick a unique name for your unique little puppy.
Almost all dogs are loyal. A few breeds are more loyal than others. Find out why and how to choose one of the best.
Some dogs are outlaws—some just jump on their bikes and pretend to be. One of these names will be the perfect accessory to make your dog tough. Or, at least sound tough!
Names should be authentic, reflecting your dogs unique heritage. Bagby, Kirby, Shelby...pick a great name from Yorkshire and your dog will be extra special.
Looking for a hound dog? There are great choices from the UK, including the Beagle, one of the most popular. Pictures and details will help you decide if one of these dogs is right for you.
Are you searching for a unique name for your new Border Collie puppy? Don't settle for the same old thing when you can find something special here.
Powerful puppies that love to play need strong names to keep bullies away. Every one of these boxer names will let your puppy show off and feel strong! Just pick.
Havanese puppies are cute, fluffy, and in need of an authentic name. Let's look to Cuban place names, baby names, and other dog names for inspiration.
Are you looking for a little and cuddly dog? Pictures and descriptions of the five best fluffy dog breeds will help you choose the right dog for your family.
Do you have a new white puppy in need of a cute and unique name? Here are some great suggesstions.
Although most popular dogs are from other areas of the world, these five dog breeds from Latin America are all special. Learn more from these pictures, videos, and descriptions of each dog!
Are you looking for a strong and unique name for your new hunting dog puppy? Here are several that you are sure to like.
Popular opinion polls prove that these are the cutest small dog breeds in the world! Fanciers everywhere agree, and you will too. Get your dose of "too cute" for the day.
Several great European dogs claim Italian descent; pictures, videos, and a description of the five best Italian breeds will help you choose the best one for your family.
Are you looking for a large dog that will not slobber on you? Read a description and look at pictures of the best five dog breeds that will not drool much.
Are you looking for a dog that will not bark all the time? No breed is perfect, but pictures, videos, and a description of each breed will help you decide if that dog is right for you!
If you are thinking about getting a wolf hybrid, take a look at these dog breeds before making up your mind.
Not all dogs are affectionate all of the time. These five dog breeds almost always like to cuddle. These pictures, videos, and descriptions will help you choose the best dog for your family.
Enjoy pictures, videos, and details of the five best French dog breeds. This guide will help you choose your next canine companion.
If you play rough with your dog, you may have been told it will lead to biting. But does wrestling reallylead to aggression?
Russia has come up with more than the Siberian Husky and Borzoi. Pictures, videos, and information about five unusual Russian dog breeds will make you familiar with a few more.
Most of the best dog breeds from Australia are bred to work. Pictures, videos, and details of each breed will help you decide if one of these dogs is right for you.
Do you need a small dog but can't deal with the hair? These five small dog breeds do not shed much. Read on to find pictures, videos, and important facts that will help you find the right dog.
All of these dogs look like guards. Pictures, videos, and details will give you the advice you need to choose one of the best dogs with a fierce gaze and a deep bark.
Too often we are told, "a dog is just like a wolf". But are they? What makes your dog so different?
Whether they're English, Irish, or French, many dogs contributed to the American breeds. Here are pictures, videos, and descriptions of some of the best. This guide will help you choose a great dog for your family.
Pictures, videos, and a description of five of the best shepherds used as personal protection and guard dogs, with details on the smartest breeds that learn quickly.
See pictures, videos, and read a description of the noble Indian dog breeds here.
Chinese dog breeds are small, adorable, and sit in your lap . . . sometimes. Check out these pictures and descriptions of the best ancient dog breeds from China.
Dog bites do not usually come from the list of "dangerous dogs," and bites do happen a lot more often than they are reported. Find out which dogs are actually prone to bite.
These dogs are hunters, guards, and great companions. Pictures, videos, and a description of the five best African dogs will help you decide if one of them is right for you.
If you are searching for a little breed of dog that does not bark much, check out the five best! Videos, photos, and a description of each dog will help you make the right choice.
The authorities have decided that these dogs should be forbidden to you. If your dog is not on this list, maybe it is just a matter of time.
A guard dog can protect your family when no one else is around. These are the five best breeds for a family, plus photos, videos, and detailed descriptions.
Photos, videos, and descriptions of the five best personal protection dog breeds will help you decide which will do the best job.
If you want a dog that can play with your kids but are worried about allergies, here are five hypoallergenic choices. Photos, videos, and a description will help you choose a dog for your family.
Are you looking for a dog that will keep your lap warm AND warn you when a stranger comes prowling? Here are photos, videos, and great descriptions of the five best small watchdogs available.
Are miniature dog breeds always accompanied by small photos and minimalist videos? One of these dog breeds might surprise you, one will not, but all five are impressive.
Mellow photos, warm videos, and kind words! A giant dog breed is out there waiting to grab your heart—check out the five best.
Videos, pictures, and descriptions of the best cute small white dogs; they are clean, wont leave hairs in your dinner, and match the carpet! Perfect.
The most common dog breeds are popular with families for good reason. Find out which five breeds make the list, the breed that almost made it, and why.
Some of the best large dog breeds are from Germany. Here are five great dog breeds you should learn about before choosing one.
Learn about the traits of five new and intriguing rare dog breeds in America.
If you want to help your sick dog in time, before her problem becomes impossible to treat, these are the symptoms you need to watch for.
Some dogs die too young. This is a list of five great dog breeds that are never around long enough.
If your dog is vomiting or has other symptoms of pancreatitis you need to have her treated right away. Find out why early treatment is so important!
Do you leave your dog alone all day long? Should you lock her in a crate or take her to daycare? Learn about the alternatives. Do something today!
If you are looking for an authentic Japanese dog breed, here are pictures, videos, and descriptions of five of the best.
Are you looking for a new name for your dog? Here are 10 you should stay away from.
Sometimes vomiting is simple to treat and easy to figure out, but not always. Find out what might be wrong and what you need to do if your dog is vomiting.
Pictures, videos, and descriptions of the best ultra-tiny dogs!
Are you looking for an authentic Japanese name for your new dog? Your puppy will love the sounds of these names, and so will you.
Your dog will watch you and learn your body language even when you think she is responding to your voice. Learn how to teach hand signals more effectively.
Are you trying to choose a new dog? If you are looking for a calm dog, here are pictures, videos, and descriptions of the five best mellow dog breeds.
If you care about your dog, you should know what those symptoms are.
The Japanese Tosa was bred to wrestle like a Sumo, not to fight with his teeth. Find out more about this great dog breed.
This is a list of the 25 most commonly used names for dogs. Don't use them. Check it out.
This easy-to-follow, DIY technique will help you safely dye your dog's hair or fur at home.
If your dog is suffering from hip dysplasia, there are alternatives if you don't want to put her through surgery. What else can be done?
Need a great name from the country? Some are redneck, some are country and western, some are even...Well, if that aint country, you can kiss my.....
Pictures, descriptions, and videos of the five best breeds will help you choose the dog suited to guard your small herd, before you lose that favorite lamb or kid.
Use common sense. Some dogs can do great outside, but you need to choose the right breed. If your dog is going to be outside, do you know what you need to provide?
Your dog can have a great name from India, even if he is not an authentic Indian breed. Here are some excellent choices.
Bullying is an issue we all need to be aware of. Especially when it involves ducks.
Do you have a German dog breed? You should find a special name, and this article will give you plenty to choose from.
This list of great names will all sound great with a red nose pit bull. Of course, they also will work with a Redbone coonhound, a red Pomeranian, or any other red dog you adopt.
Pictures and videos for a senior citizen looking for that perfect canine companion.
If your dog pulls on the leash during a walk, this article will offer tips to stop the behavior. With these training tips, your afternoon walk can be fun for both you and your dog.
Are you searching for a great Latin or Italian name for your new Cane Corso puppy? Check out this list!
Are you searching for the best name for your new Siberian Husky? Here are some special names from Siberia that any dog would be proud to own.
Do you live alone and need a good companion to protect you? Here are five great choices.
Ashnoo smeetoo? You don't know his name yet? Read this and find some great Moroccan or Arabic names for your dog.
Looking for a large dog that will keep the meter reader away from your house? Here are five of the toughest breeds around.
If your dog is choking, you need to act fast. Find out what to do now.
Here is a list of dog names from ancient Egypt. Every mutt should have a Royal name, after all. Just make sure you choose one that you think will match your dog's personality!
Every writer needs a reason to stop working, get up, and take a walk. One of these dog breeds should be chosen.
Is your dog sleeping excessively, not playing, and no longer interested in walks? This article will provide you with ten methods to cheer your dog up.
Every Chinese dog deserves a good Chinese name. Take your pick.
If you hate your dog, confine her to a crate. Ask yourself, is incarceration better than being outside?
Are you searching for the best breed of dog around your horses? Check out this list.
If your dog has a trick knee, you can rush into surgery or look for alternatives. Here is what else you can do.
Is your dog bouncing off the walls? These four techniques will help relax almost any dog. Give them a try.