More than just a fashion statement - a variety of accessories is actually good for your dog. Varying the size, width, and fit can lead to better health and behavior.
The holiday season is sufficiently stressful without adding a new pet to the mix. Giving the promise of a puppy is better for everyone - including the pup!
Toy dogs are among the most versatile of dogs. As a group, the only similarities among them are size and cuteness. Toy dogs vary widely in looks, personality, and trainability. Which is right for you?
There are lots of good reasons to crate-train your dog - and only one reason not to do it - guilt! You'll feel better and you and your dog will be happier when you fully understand crate-training.
If you've never owned a puppy there are some "rules of the road" that experienced dog owners know and you may not. Second-nature to long-time "dog people," news to puppy "newbies."
A will that includes provisions for your pets may not be enforceable. There are options to care for your pets when you no longer can.
While it may not take a village to raise a puppy, some help and guidance are essential - even for experienced dog-owners. Here are some guidelines for finding the right trainer for you and your dog.
Yorkshire Terriers are clever, energetic, and independent - in other words, true terriers! Yorkies are also loving companions suitable to most living situations, from city high-rise to country acres.
Dachshunds may be one of the most versatile and adaptable dog breeds - perfect for a wide range of living situations, from city to country, sole companion to family focus. Get to know Dachshunds!
Rally Obedience is the "fun" side of obedience competition, designed for everyone to have a good time with their dogs. It's fun for the dogs, easy to learn and excel!
Some trainers tell dog owners not to play "tug" with dogs, fearing it will produce an aggressive or dominant dog. Others know that playing any game is fine - as long as all players know the rules.
"Best In Show" was a fun movie - but it doesn't give a true picture of the dog show world. A guide to what you're actually seeing at the dog shows.
Dogs are creatures of habit. Like us, they can get lethargic and bored with the same old routine. Enriching your dog's life, with only a small investment of time and creativity, is easy and fun
The Dolphin Research Center in Grassy Key, Florida, is a wonderful introduction to dolphins, the ocean environment, and the ecology of our world. Child-friendly, DRC makes learning fun!
One of the joys of vacationing is having your entire family around. Including your dog. Camping, especially in an RV, is a great way to enjoy all the comforts, and companionship, of home.
The thought of a road-trip with dogs can be intimidating. It can be easy and fun as hotels, rest-stops, even some restaurants, are catering to those of us who travel with our dogs.
When we're fortunate enough to spend our lives with dogs, eventually we must cope with the changes the years bring. Preparation is key for helping our dogs stay happy throughout their lives.
Pugs are the adorable, quintessential "big dog in a small dog package." As a breed, Pugs are sturdy, healthy, fun-loving family pets. Pugs require minimal care and maximum love and attention.
Brussels Griffons are classified "toy" dogs because of their size - but that's all that's small about these little dynamos! Athletic, bright, and cuddly, Griffies are lots of dog in a little package.
You've heard that "clicker training" is a great way to train your dog - but where do you start? What do you need? How does it work? We'll provide some answers and get you started.
There are so many different kinds of dog harnesses out there - how do you choose? Just by answering a few simple questions, you can find the right harness for your dog - and you!
Even with the popularity of Chihuahuas, it can be a challenge finding products to fit - tiny harnesses, leashes that don't weigh them down, toys they can carry, tiny treats. We're highlighting a few.
All-American dogs, Boston Terriers are small, but mighty! These dapper little dogs wear their tuxedos all the time, but may need some additional wardrobe to keep them safe and comfortable.
Finding dog gear that fits French Bulldogs can be a challenge. As small-dog specialists, we're happy to share the best we've found for your Frenchie.
Keep your dog happy and engaged! Interactive toys, games and training not only make your dog happy, they can tire him out as much as a long hike, all in the comfort and convenience of your own home.
It's nerve-wracking to compete in your first obedience trial. Our dogs may be champions in the kitchen - but taking our act on the road is different. Here are some tips and tricks to ease the way.
Many veterinarians now recommend harnesses, rather than collars, for walking dogs. Here is a guide to the different styles available and their strengths and best uses.