Did you know that owning a dog costs about $1000 for the first year alone? Then, it costs about $500 each year after that — and that’s just for the basics! Here are a few ways to save money when you own a dog.
New Dog Owners
Thinking about getting a dog? There really should be a mandatory class for new dog owners. Here you'll find great videos that are super helpful for new dog owners as well as everything you need to know about the differences between breeds, whether you should crate train or not, and what the best and worst products are for dogs.
If you have pet-proofed your home, then you have taken very important steps to ensuring the safety of your pet. However, if you have not pet-proofed your yard, your dog could still be in danger.
Hopefully, the next time you’re interested in getting a dog you will consider picking your pet from a rescue shelter. But please do some homework first to ensure that your new dog doesn’t wind up back at the shelter in a few months.
Here’s how to tell the difference between a good dog breeder and a bad dog breeder. Use this information to determine whether you’ll find a puppy that will live a long and healthy life, or whether you’re dealing with a puppy mill or backyard breeder.
If you know exactly what you want to buy for your dog at eBay, then you can go right to the pet category on Ebay and start there. Or, you can browse through all current dog auctions on eBay… fine-tune your search results… and go from there. There are PLENTY of great deals on dog stuff at eBay!!
There are a handful of great websites devoted solely to pet sitting and overnight boarding for dogs. Through some of them, you can also find specific services like house sitting, walking your dog, grooming, dog training, and more. Here’s the scoop…
Here are some helpful resources for dog owners who are looking for an affordable house or apartment to rent. Plus, some tips for persuading your landlord to accept your pet.
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.
What follows are actual tax deductions, as quoted by people ‘in the know’ who share their take on tax write-offs as they relate to dogs.
These videos and photos aim tol remind you of the truly horrific consequences that could result if your dog is allowed anywhere near your paper shredder. You could be putting your dog in harm’s way and increasing the odds that your dog will accidentally get its tail — or its tongue — caught inside the grinders which could cause serious permanent damage to your dog’s tongue or tail.
If you’ve ever wondered how in the world to accomplish the task of brushing your dog’s teeth, here’s a great instructional video that teaches you how to brush your dog’s teeth. I’s filled with all of the best tips for brushing your dog’s teeth… and making sure that he enjoys it!
Here’s everything you need to know about giving your dog a bath, including all the equipment and supplies that will make the job of bathing your dog even easier.
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…
I can’t say it any better than these folks. See why experts in the field agree… it’s never a good idea to give a puppy as a gift, despite the fact that it may seem like the best thing to do. Here are 10 heartfelt stories, revealing why Christmas puppies are never a good idea.
Did you know that the National Dog Show — the two-hour event following the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade — is the most widely viewed dog show in the U.S.?! See what the most searched for dog breeds are this year, according to Yahoo Buzz…
Does your dog match your personality? Or complement it? It’s said that Type A people usually do better with Type B dogs. Here’s how to tell which type your dog is…
The folks at the Dog Hause came up with a list of 15 interesting facts about dogs. I’ve chosen my favorites to share with you here in this list of the Top 10 Dog Myths and Facts About Dogs.
Thinking of adopting a dog? Here are the top 10 reasons dogs end up in shelters, plus some interesting facts about dogs in animal shelters.
Here’s why we will only order dog tags from Tags For Pets – aka American Pet Classics…
Aside from the typical poisonous plants, antifreeze, and chocolate that we dog owners hear so much about, there are a number of far more common household dangers that dog owners should also be aware of. Here are some other household dangers you should consider:
Dogs frequently like to look out windows and screen doors, but it’s important to realize the many dangers that lurk around windows and doors when it comes to your pet. Here’s what you need to know… some little-known facts that could save your dog’s life!
Wouldn’t it be great if there were a college degree that could be earned that solely focused on dog training, dog behaviors, and the many ways that we are incorporating dogs into our society these days? It would be called Canine College, and it would help dog lovers everywhere become the most knowledgeable, well-trained, and most responsible dog owners in the country!
A few things you need to consider before bringing another dog home… because two — and especially three — dogs under one roof comes with its own set of challenges. Been there, done that!
Do you know which breed of dog is the most popular in the United States? Here are the Top 10…