11 Tips to Make Your Dog’s First Vacation a Success!

Warmer weather means more than just a change of seasons: it means vacation! While vacation season once dictated boarding your pet, today more and more travelers opt to include their dogs in their… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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Panamanian coyotes are interbreeding with dogs and eyeing South America

The coyote has spread to almost the entirety of the North American continent. They are absent from much of the treeless tundra of the Canadian High Arctic, but they are at home in Alaska and Labrador. They range all through … Continue reading

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The remains of an 18,000-year-old puppy might be those of a common ancestor of domestic dogs and modern gray wolves

A two-month-old puppy died 18,000 years ago, and it was preserved the permafrost near Yakutsk in Eastern Siberia.  I knew about this discovery a few weeks ago, but I was waiting DNA tests to see exactly what it was.  The … Continue reading

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How to Walk Two Dogs at Once

This post includes affiliate links. Walking two dogs at once can be twice the fun…or twice the challenge! When the dogs are large and strong, the task of one person walking two dogs is one that… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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Hero Dogs of 9/11

I remember they had to have people hide so the dogs could find someone – they were getting depressed because there were so few survivors. Praying for peace on this solemn day of remembrance. Until next time, Good day, and … Continue reading

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Win a Set of Yucky Puppy™ Wet Bags for Dogs!

How many times have you been out for a walk, dutifully picked up your dog’s poop, then, as you continued on your stroll with poop bag in tow, run into a neighbor for a chat…with a full… [[ This is … Continue reading

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School Dogs

From KQED News: Burgundy Farm Country Day School, a K-8 private school in Alexandria, Virginia, has made comfort dogs a regular part of the school day. Jeff Sindler, the head of the school, said the dogs “go a long way … Continue reading

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10 Plants to Remove from Your Dog’s Yard

I have to admit that I love sago palms. I love the look of them and the tropical feel they give a yard. But we don’t have a sago palm — and we’ll never have a sago palm —… [[ … Continue reading

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Pig Ears For Dogs

Just like humans, pets deserve a special treat every so often, and times like these call for dog owners to go out of their way to do something their dogs will love. Surprises of this nature go a long way … Continue reading

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Why Dogs Sleep So Much

Does it seem like your pup is sleeping all the time? It’s not just your imagination. Dogs spend a good part of their life sleeping because that’s how they’re genetically designed. In fact, the time to worry is when your … Continue reading

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