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Summer Dog Hacks
Summer Dog Hacks
Kate Walker

From ingenious ways to keep cool to sun safety tips, we've got you and your furry friend covered when it comes to enjoying the dog days of summer. Have a...

How To Treat Your Dog To An In-Home Spa Day
How To Treat Your Dog To An In-Home Spa Day
Amy Tokic

Every dog deserves pampering, and here's how to treat him to a DIY spa day at home. One of the hip pastimes of doggy trendsetters is a trip to the...

Meet Fortune, the Westminster 8" Agility Title Winner and Honest Kitchen Pup!
Meet Fortune, the Westminster 8" Agility Title Winner and Honest Kitchen Pup!
Brandy Vachal

She might be small but she sure is speedy! Last year, her sister Gabby took the 8" agility title at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Not to be outdone,...

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Q&A With Andrea Samuels on Preparing for Westminster
Brandy Vachal

Last year, Andrea Samuel's dog Gabby took the Westminster Masters Agility competition by storm and captured the 8" division title. Fueled by Honest Kitchen food, Andrea and Gabby are preparing...

cane corso
The Guide to Cane Corsos
Magee Walker

To an outsider, the stately Cane Corso may look a little imposing. For starters, it’s physically a large dog with a commanding presence; it’s also highly intelligent and wary of...

German Shepherd Dog
The Regal German Shepherd Dog
Liz Palika

German Shepherds are a quintessential "dog." For most of my childhood years my mother had tiny toy poodles. Although I liked those dogs, they were hers and I wanted more...

shih tzu
The Guide to Shih Tzus
Magee Walker

Friendly, loving, and good-natured, Shih Tzus are a great pet whether you live all alone or in a big family. With big, bright eyes and a tiny pink tongue poking...

dog yoga
Why You Should Be Doing Yoga With Your Dog
Diana Bocco

Dog yoga (or “doga”) is, as the name suggests, the practice of doing yoga with your dogs. The practice started in 2003 in the US and by 2011, it had...

australian shepherd
Australian Shepherds are Awesome!
Liz Palika

Australian Shepherds are known as one of the most intelligent dog breeds out there—and for good reason! I've been lucky enough to have had a number of Australian Shepherds as...

French Bulldog
A Guide to the French Bulldog
Ben Kerns

This guide will walk you through the ins-and-outs of what makes Frenchies such desirable pets, and how to best care for one. The French Bulldog is arguably one of the...

Year 7 - Cabbage Patch Kid
The Best Halloween Costumes for your Dog
Kate Walker

Halloween means costumes! With these fun ideas, your dog can easily join in the fun. Pet owners, rejoice! Halloween is fast approaching. And we all know what that means—dog costumes!...

Mudi Dog
The 5 Smartest Dog Breeds You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Magee Walker

German shepherds make great police dogs. Labradors have the stuff it takes to be a stellar service dog. A beagle’s nose makes it a prime candidate to be a sniffer...

cat
14 Reasons Why Cats are Great Pets
Liz Palika

June is Adopt a Cat Month. What a better reason to talk about why cats make such awesome pets and companions? I'll admit, right off the bat—I'm a bit biased....

dog music
Can Dogs Appreciate Music?
Pam Hair

If you stream music, play an instrument, or just sing in the shower, your dog undoubtedly has heard music. But do dogs like music, hate music, have discerning tastes—just what...

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Meet Gabby, the 2019 WKC Masters Agility Winner Who Eats Honest Kitchen Food!
Brandy Vachal

Look at her go! Gabby the Pappion took this year's Westminster Masters Agility competition by storm and captured the 8" division title. Watch the video below to relive her amazingly...

dog live longer
Dogs Are Living Longer: How to Help Your Dog Live a Long, Healthy, Happy Life
Pam Hair

There have been a lot of articles and news programs stating that humans, overall, are living longer lives. But can the same be said for dogs? It's a little harder...

Joyful dog
Interview with Melinda Schiller on Your Dog's Emotions
Emalie Cockrell

Dogs seem to show a wide variety of emotions. But do we know what they are and how to handle them as well as we think they do? Melinda Schiller,...

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5 Most Engaging Cat Toys for the Finicky Cat
Liz Palika

Kirk, my three-year-old orange tabby, will play with just about anything. Not only does this make playtime for both of us more fun but it helps keep him moving more,...

Tall Great Dane
Most Extreme World Record Holding Dogs
Pam Hair

Dogs, as a species, are amazingly diverse. They come with a variety of ear types, nose lengths, expressions, eye colors, and all sorts of fur coats. They also come in...

dog ski
Dog Friendly Ski Resorts
Michael Ryan

Mountain towns have always been more welcoming to our pooches than other places. Maybe it’s because more residents have dogs or maybe it’s because the people up there are more...

dog rehome
Tips to Safely Rehome Your Dog
Ben Kerns

Rehoming a pet is one of the hardest things a person might ever have to do in life. Saying goodbye to one your best friends is heartbreaking. What makes it...

Adopting an Abused Dog
Adopting an Abused Dog
Pam Hair

There are lots of reasons dogs wind up in shelters. Many are puppies from unexpected or unwanted litters. Some are there because their previous owners developed allergies or moved to...

Why Dogs Bury Bones
Why Dogs Bury Bones
Pam Hair

If you ask a group a people to imagine a dog doing a common activity, many people will think of a dog burying a bone. Although your dog may not...

Why Your Cat Stares at You
Why Your Cat Stares at You
Pam Hair

You're sitting on the couch, enjoying a lazy Sunday afternoon by reading a book. You know you're alone in the house, but yet you feel slightly uneasy, like you're not...

6 Strange Dog Habits Explained
6 Strange Dog Habits Explained
Michael Ryan

All dogs have their odd habits. Most habits range somewhere between "aww that's cute!" and "you're weird, dog". But it's safe to say that the quirks your dog has aren't...

What to Put in Your Pet’s Stocking
What to Put in Your Pet’s Stocking
Magee Walker

The stockings are hung by the chimney with care…and don’t you even think about leaving your pet’s sock bare! Beloved holiday classics aside, stockings are an all-important tradition in many...

Dog Stare
Why is My Dog Staring at Me?
Pam Hair

You're enjoying a quiet evening at home. The TV is on to one of your favorite shows. Supper is finished, and the kitchen is cleaned up. Your faithful dog is...

petting a dog
Do Dogs Enjoy Being Petted?
Pam Hair

Dog people love to pet dogs. When your dog comes up to you with that look of adoration in her eyes, and that thick, soft, silky fur; well, how can...

dog drool
Why Dogs Drool
Pam Hair

“Cats rule and dogs drool.” In the 1993 movie Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, Sassy the cat stated, "Cats rule and dogs drool." A lot of dog owners may not...

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Dogs of Royalty
Pam Hair

From the Orient to Egypt to Europe, some dog breeds have enjoyed very regal lives. Read on for some of the favorites of royalty, past, and present—you never know, you...

Pack of Bloodhounds
Why Bloodhounds Make Great Trackers
Pam Hair

When you picture a Bloodhound in your mind's eye, the first word you think of may be "droopy." Their ears hang down. Their lips drop down below their mouths. Their...

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The Ten Best Dog Quotes of All Time
Michael Ryan

A lot of people, some great leaders and some just plain funny folk, have only good things to say about dogs. While there are many to choose from, here, in...

Black Cat Staring
Why Do People Fear Black Cats?
Liz Palika

Black cats have a bad rap, but is it deserved? Rescue groups and shelters who work tirelessly to save kittens and cats repeatedly say it's harder to find new homes...

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7 of Our Favorite Pet Idioms and What They Mean
Michael Ryan

I was curious as a cat about animal idioms, so I started working like a dog and I became busy as a bee once I opened up that can of...

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7 Great Things You Need to Know about Greyhounds
Amy Tokic

Here are seven great reasons why you should adopt a retired racing Greyhound. April is National Greyhound Adoption Month. We thought this would be the ideal time to tell you...

dog whiskers
Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers?
Pam Hair

When you think of a dog's face, especially his muzzle, chances are you think of his whiskers. You know, those stiff hairs growing out of his muzzle that rub you...

dog nose
Why Dog Noses, Tongues and Paw Pads Have a Variety of Colors
Pam Hair

Dogs come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and colors. But have you noticed that their noses come in different colors as well? Most have black or pink noses,...

Do Dogs' Feet Fall Asleep?
Do Dogs' Feet Fall Asleep?
Pam Hair

It's very disconcerting when a part of your body falls asleep. Like when you've had your legs crossed, start to stand up, and your foot starts tingling and feels like...

cat gender
Are There Behavioral Differences Between Male and Female Cats?
Ben Kerns

Debating the differences between the sexes has been a constant source of entertainment since time immemorial. So is there any truth to the dispute that one gender makes for a...

dog shelter
7 Tips for Getting Approved By a Rescue
Ben Kerns

Rescues are fantastic organizations that help place many animals in need into homes all across the country. They’re also notorious for being difficult to attain approval from. It’s the rescues’...

old dog
7 Ways to Add Joy to Your Old Dog's Life
Liz Palika

It's hard to watch a treasured family member grow older. Not only does his muzzle turn white and his eyes lose their brightness, but stiff joints and aches and pains...

Giant Schnauzer
Modified Dogs' Ears and Tails: Why It Started
Pam Hair

One of the most controversial issues in the dog world today is the cropping dogs' ears and docking their tails. For some breeds, like Doberman Pinschers, Boxers, Schnauzers, and others,...

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What is a "Double Coat" on a Dog?
Amy Tokic

Does a double coat mean double the ease…or double the upkeep? Dog coats don’t just differ in terms of color, texture, and length. They can also be divided into two...

Pharaoh Hound
8 of the Most Unusual Dog Breeds
Pam Hair

When someone says "dog," a mental picture pops into your head. You'll likely think of a Poodle, a German Shepherd, a Labrador Retriever, Beagle, or any of the dozens of...

dog head tilt
4 Reasons Why Dogs Tilt Their Heads When They Listen
Pam Hair

Dogs do a lot of things that amuse and delight us. One of the more endearing things dogs do is to tilt their heads when they listen to you. Humans...

The History of Dogcatchers
The History of Dogcatchers
Pam Hair

Dogcatchers have been around for a very long time. They are often portrayed in movies as heartless fiends who take poor, unsuspecting dogs from their houses in the dead of...

Ten Best Cat Quotes Ever
Ten Best Cat Quotes Ever
Michael Ryan

We seem to worship our cats, or at least, that’s how they see it. Here, in no particular order, are ten of our favorite quotes of all time about our...

dachshund
Are Weiner Dogs Supposed to Look Like That?
Pam Hair

Weiner dogs, or dachshunds (pronounced "docks-hoond"), are one of the most recognizable breeds of dogs. With their long ears, long noses, long tails, long bodies, and itty-bitty little legs, they...

dog tree
Why Don't Dogs Climb Trees?
Pam Hair

You know the scenario: a dog is in hot pursuit of a cat. The cat darts for the nearest tree and, in a flash, triumphantly stares down at the dog...

dog dizzy
Do Dogs Get Dizzy?
Pam Hair

It's rather easy for most humans to get dizzy. Children playing in a grassy area on warm day will often twirl around and around until they get so dizzy they...