Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog

Dog begging for cookies

Whether you feed your dog a high-quality dry food or have jumped on the raw (or ) diet bandwagon, occasionally your dog is probably going to get some people food. Most of us know not to give our dogs chocolate or alcohol, but there are many other foods you should never feed your dog. The foods listed below can pose … Read More

GoPro Fetch Dog Harness Review

GoPro Fetch Dog Harness

Note: This is NOT a paid or compensated review, but a review of a product that I purchased for my own use. I enjoy sharing information about products you may like or find useful and you’ll always receive my honest and unbiased opinion. With the recent release of the GoPro Fetch dog harness, it seemed like the perfect excuse to … Read More

5 Good Reasons to Get a Dog

Cardigan Welsh Corgis

There are good reasons to get a dog and bad reasons to get a dog, but there’s nothing worse than having to find a new home for your dog after you’ve become attached to it because you made a hasty decision. Luckily, you can avoid the heartache by taking your time and considering the suggestions below before adding a new … Read More

Why You Should Make Homemade Dog Treats

Homemade Dog Treats

I know, it sounds like a hassle to make your own dog treats, but there’s a good reason to consider getting that mixer out and baking up a batch of some homemade snacks for your dog. It seems like every day there’s a new warning about a brand or line of dog treats that’s been recalled because it contains ingredients … Read More

The Most Useful Command to Teach Your Dog

Sitting Dog

Lucky for you, training your dog to sit is not only the most useful command but it’s the easiest one to teach!  Most dogs learn this command quickly and you’ll soon be able to use his new skill in a variety of situations to easily manage your dog. First, let’s see how simple it is. If you need some extra … Read More

Is My Dog a Wolf in Dog’s Clothing?

Howling Wolves

We sometimes hear animal behaviorists and dog trainers refer to characteristics of the wolf in attempt to understand and explain dog behavior, but is it really that simple? Probably not. Yes, it’s true our modern day best friend, the dog, is a descendant from the grey wolf and shares at least 99.96 percent of its genes, but a lot has … Read More

Bret Michaels, Rockin’ Pet Accessory Designer

Bret Michaels Pets Rock

Yes, he’s a rocker, but there’s a lot more to the Poison frontman Bret Michaels than you may realize.  His wide range of titles include singer, songwriter, musician, actor, director, producer, winner of Celebrity Apprentice 3 and more recently, pet accessory designer.  Huh?  Yes, Bret Michaels has been busy designing his Pets Rock Collection of toys, collars, leashes, apparel, beds, … Read More

10 Tips Before You Start Training Your Dog

Dog with bone

So, you got a new puppy in the home or just adopted an adult dog. Don’t worry if you have a couple of chewed up shoes or a few spots on the carpet, now is the perfect time to turn things around and get started on your dog training routine. Training your dog doesn’t have to be just another chore … Read More

For Love of the Dog – Building Love, Trust and Respect

Dog on beach at sunset

Ironically, the same three characteristics that make for healthy human relationships are vital to creating a positive relationship between you and your dog. Love, trust and respect. Developing these qualities will not only make your life a lot easier, but you’ll end up with a happy, well-adjusted dog that loves, trusts and respects you as well. ove. Loving your dog … Read More