What Are the Best Guard Dogs?

"The dog is man's best friend" may sound like a trite axiom but it remains true ever since the first canid was tamed. This versatile companion is part... More
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Why Does My Dog Stare at Me?

I often wondered why our dog would sit down in front of me and stare...and stare...and stare? For no reason I thought. I was wrong. Maybe our dog... More
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Best Dog-Friendly Road Trips

It's no secret that taking your dog on a plane is an obstacle, sometimes impossible. Since most of us must plan our lives around our pooches, perhaps you... More
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How Often Should You Bathe a Dog?

Animal-lovers have the opinion that a stinky dog is preferable to a stinky human. That distinct "dog smell" is redolent of fond memories and happy times with our... More
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How to Dog-Proof Your Yard

If you're lucky enough to have a yard where your dog can run around and play, there are a few things you can do to make it safer... More
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Can I Give Aspirin to a Dog?

It's very tempting to give your dog the same medications that are manufactured for humans, especially when many of them seem so innocuous. Aspirin is one of the... More
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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Grass-eating in dogs is a very common occurrence but to-date we don't know the exact reasons behind it. Several guesses have been posed although there isn't evidence supporting... More
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Do Dogs Get Jealous?

Dogs have the capacity to feel envy just as humans do. We don't need proof of this and dogs don't need to speak in a human tongue to... More
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When Can Puppies Start Taking Baths?

Puppies can have a full bath starting at the four-week mark. There are exceptions especially since most puppies are born under dreadful circumstances. If you rescue a puppy... More
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Do Dogs Sweat?

Dogs have some sweat glands but not as many as humans. In people, the primary method of preventing overheating is through the sweat glands. Conversely, dogs do not... More
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