These are actual tax deductions, as quoted by people ‘in the know’ who share their advice about tax write-offs, as they relate to dogs. (Including dog foster parents, dog breeders, guard dog owners, Instagram influencers, and more!) Most of us cannot deduct our dogs or any expenses associated with them on our IRS tax returns. But that doesn’t stop people from trying! Lots of funny dog write-off stories here, too.
Do you find yourself thinking... my dog is just like me? It’s amazing how many dog and people similarities really do exist. A concept called humanizing dogs occurs when we treat our canines more like humans than their actual species. Here you'll learn lots of interesting similarities between dogs and people.
Want to dye your dog’s fur a different color? The safest dog hair dye is food coloring (juice from colorful foods or organic food coloring). Here’s how to dye dog hair yourself at home — without making your pet uncomfortable… or sick!
Here is the best list of foods you should AVOID giving to your dog (human foods that are poisonous or toxic to dogs) + Foods that you CAN give to your dog (human food safe for dogs) — according to pet experts. Plus, what you should know if you decide to offer table scraps and other people foods to your dog at some point.
Canine intelligence & dog language: The words and commands from human language that a dog knows. Here are the phrases my dog understands and what they mean.
Here are photos of dogs riding on motorcycles… at fast speeds! I never thought I’d see this in person myself… but I did. If you’re considering dog motorcycle riding with your four-legged friends, please also consider a dog motorcycle carrier, dog motorcycle goggles, and a dog motorcycle helmet. Or a dog motorcycle trailer – a few of my motorcycle friends with dogs have safely trailered their dogs behind the bike for years.
Have you ever wondered if your dog is actually watching TV with you? The fact is dog eyesight is different from human eyesight, so dogs see images on television differently than we do.
It’s amazing how many dog & people similarities really do exist. That’s right, for many of the things that we do as humans, there’s an equivalent behavior in the dog world. Here are lots of interesting similarities between dogs and people.
Did you know that dog age is actually influenced by your dog’s breed and size? That’s right, there’s much more to it than just multiplying by 7 to get your dog’s age in human years. Here is a much more accurate way to determine dog age.
This video shows 3 wagging dog tail behaviors that your dog may display. Once you recognize these 3 tail wagging behaviors, start paying attention to whether your dog wags his tail to the right or the left. Each way means something different.
Have you ever wanted your dog to be more human? Try teaching him this trick. Also another cool trick to teach your dog.
If you’ve always thought that your dog would make a good therapy dog, here are some things to think about — plus a listing of the requirements for dogs and owners to become volunteers and therapy dogs.
Just who did we buy those expensive pillows for anyway?… We recently invested in a new set of down pillows for our master bedroom. They were very expensive. Aside from the fact that we allow our dog on our bed — though we didn’t used to — we’re now finding that he uses our new pillows all the time!
My husband and I have resorted to SPELLING various words around our dog in order to talk about certain things in his presence, without him knowing it. The idea: If we spell it, he won’t hear that magic word that gets him all riled up in anticipation of whatever it is. Wrong!…
Check out the following pictures of dog flowers. Some are made with REAL flowers. Others were created by placing a real dog behind a painted picture of a flower.Both are fun!
With as little as 1 ounce of your dog’s fur — acquired when brushing your pet — Furever Creations will spin that fur into a personalized item of your choosing. What better way to memorialize your beloved dog?
A study of dogs has revealed that a dog wags its tail to the left when they are fearful or anxious. A dog wags its tail to the right when they are attracted to something or happy. See a video of a dog’s tail-wagging behavior and view details of the study here.
How smart is your dog? Have you ever ‘tested’ your pet in order to obtain some kind of measure of your dog’s intelligence level? Now you can. Here are 7 quick & easy tests that you can do with your dog to see how ‘smart’ your pet is. They’re FUN, too!
A classic from the archives… all I really need to know I learned from my dog.
Ever wonder what dogs would do different if they ruled the world? Here’s how a dog sees life and recommendations from a big dog to a little dog at ‘Dog School’.
Is yours the smartest dog in the world?… If it’s an Australian Cattle Dog, Rottweiler, Papillon, Labrador Retriever, Shetland Sheepdog, Doberman Pinscher, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd, Poodle, or Border Collie then it might be! But not if you have a Shih Tzu, Basset Hound, Mastiff, Pekingese, Bloodhound, Borzoi, Chow Chow, Bulldog, Basenji, or an Afghan Hound.
Dogs really are amazing!…
It takes a fairly smart dog to grasp the concept of playing cards, let alone the game of Poker.
My dog just turned a year old and he’s STILL not lifting his leg to pee. Yep, he squats like girl!… Now what’s with that???
You’ve heard about the Mother Mary appearing in odd and unique places all across the world, right? And the face of Jesus appears now and again in strange places, too. But who knew in this day & age that Jesus would actually appear on the behinds of dogs across the country???
Sadie has been doing this for years… riding on the back of an ATV 4-wheeler while plowing snow.