General Information About Dogs
& Owning a Dog

Do Dogs React to a Full Moon?
There are many anecdotal reports of how the full moon affects people, and emergency personnel tend to back up these stories. Police officers and nurses both claim... Read More

Myth of the Alpha Dog
Most dog owners have heard of the term "alpha dog". It's a term that describes the boss dog in a pack, the one on the top step of the canine hierarchy. The top dog is... Read More

Ideas for the Home Alone Dog
If you have to leave your dog at home for extended periods, you may be concerned about what mischief he may get up to. Bored dogs can create their own entertainment and this can include barking and digging up your garden. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to keep your dog happy and make you feel more relaxed about him being home alone. Read More

Health Benefits of Owning a Dog
You may not realize it but your dog isn't just a warm comfy companion to snuggle up to on the couch. He is actually keeping you healthy, both physically and mentally. Read More

Protecting Your Dog from Holiday Season Hazards
While you're enjoying the festivities of Christmas and New Year, it's easy to forget that some of the best parts of the holidays can harm your dog. Read More

How to Prepare Your Dog for Your New Baby
As expectant parents, you have a lot on your mind. The anticipation of your new arrival can often cause you to overlook other important aspects of daily life. Read More

What to Know When Adopting a Dog
Adopting a dog is a really great thing to do. Not only does the person get a new pet, but they also saved a dog from a sad life at the pound or shelter they were currently at. Individuals can give dogs a loving and happy home... Read More

Grooming Tips for Dogs
While it is a good idea to see a professional dog groomer at least a couple of times a year, it is not necessary. Most dog owners try to do most of their dog grooming at home. Read More

How to Puppy Proof Your Home
Puppies bring so much joy into your life, but with that joy comes a bit of extra work. These cute little bundles of energy love nothing more than to explore their environment and in doing so, they can break things, chew things and generally cause havoc. Read More

Does Your Dog Need a Microchip
Microchipping is a rather new approach that is used in owning dogs. It is really like a dog low-jack. The idea is to help lost pets be reunited with their owners. Read More

Pregnancy in Dogs
If you are thinking of breeding your dog, it's essential that you're familiar with what's normal when it comes to canine pregnancy, and what's not. Read More