Here’s how we taught our dogs to ‘get the mail’ or ‘get the paper’ and then immediately — before it gets too soggy — to ‘give’ it to us. This is an easy dog trick to teach. First, you begin with ‘get’… then you end with ‘give’ or ‘drop it’.
Thinking of getting a Labrador retriever? This breed is known for its desire to please their master. Usually, they excel as guide dogs for the blind and thrive as part of search-and-rescue teams or in narcotics detection with law enforcement. Here's everything you need to know about Labrador Retrievers.
Dogs at drag racing events and other loud sporting events like hunting need ear protection. Here are some ideas for protecting your dog’s ears from damaging loud noises. These might even work well for fireworks!
Lately, I’ve been seeing so many people riding around with their dogs in the car. Some have the windows completely down. Others have the windows partially rolled up, hoping to keep their dog from jumping out. I’m here to tell you: A dog can fall out of a window that is half-way or even most of the way rolled up!
Here are some tips for new dog owners who are trying to housebreak a new puppy or older dog. The most important parts: schedules and routines, crates & kennels, rewards and praises, and learning to interpret your dog’s signals. Plus, see the times when most dogs have to go outside to relieve themselves.
Meet Lynnette and Tim from Texas, and their many dogs…
Our dogs love to chew on sticks. Much like they like to snap open the shells of peanuts and spit out the crumbs. Here’s a little story about one of our dog’s and his personal mission to de-shrub our backyard!
Looking for a dog rescue facility? Thousands of dog-lovers are! Here are the top 30 dogs in need of rescue…
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.
My sad tribute to our dog, Destin, who left this world way too soon. He was a good dog who did a lot of good dog things.
Black spots on your dog’s tongue are nothing more than a birthmark. It’s just another thing that makes your dog unique — not Chow. Here are some pictures of dogs with black tongues.
For those who enjoy the sight of a dog sprinting… with full-out dogged determination and a purpose… You’ll surely enjoy these running dog photos. Running brings pure joy… as seen in these dogs’ eyes.
A fun dog trick that’s really cute! Here’s how to teach your dog to pray…
The command ‘Toes’ helps whenever you need to clean muddy paws after your dog has been playing outside. Or, when you need to dry off wet paws after a bath. Or, when you want to trim your dog’s toenails! Here’s how to teach your dog to give you his toes — on command.
Jersey — an American Eskimo dog — loved the remote control. Actually he loved to BRING me the remote control unit. Somehow, early in his puppyhood, I must’ve given him so much praise one time for ‘bringing it to me’ that he actually begged for occasions in which he could ‘bring me the remote’.
Enjoy the following pictures of dogs in all their glory – fast asleep and minding their own business!
See how we survived the whole crate-training ordeal with Destin. At first, we didn’t succeed. But we stuck with it, and it eventually worked out. All it took was a couple weeks of us and our dog being a little more ‘on edge’ than usual. But we all got through it in the end, and we are SO glad that both of our dogs are now kennel trained! Here’s what worked for us…
The following funny dog pictures represent some downright serious determination on the part of our four-legged friends. In each photograph, it’s as if the dog is saying, ‘I’m NOT giving up this toy… no matter what!’ See for yourself…
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.
I don’t know who this girl is, but her license plate says she’s from California.
These dogs are too sexy for their sunglasses. Our dogs have given us the pleasure of propping a pair of our sunglasses over their eyes on occasion — at least long enough to snap these quick photos. Enjoy!
Check out this dog photo gallery that’s filled with pictures of dogs wearing hats and other forms of doggie-friendly headwear — including dog wigs.
Who is really the boss in your home… You, or your dog? If you’ve got more than one dog, which one is the top dog? You need to know this…
Sometimes we call it brotherly love… or ring-around-the-rosie, or just a fun game of tag… These are pictures of my two dogs, Jersey and Tenor, which make me laugh EVERY time I view them! The little guy, Tenor, is repeatedly taunting the ‘old man’, Jersey. But I’m convinced he only did it because he loved Jersey’s white, fluffy fur so much.
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???
I found these white Labrador Retriever Christmas cards on the Breast Cancer Site… The Breast Cancer Site will fund 1 percent of a mammogram for each box of White Labrador Christmas Cards purchased. If you like White Labs, then these make fun and unique holiday cards for dog lovers.