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Do you have a good boy or girl, and want to know how to take the best possible care of them? Or do you just love doggos? Here’s everything you could want to know about man’s best friend.

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7 Eco-Friendly or Organic Dog Treats from our Pet Editor

Organic dog treats offer a great way to reward your dog with healthy snacks that also benefit the environment—so you can treat your pooch and celebrate Earth Day at the same time.

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8 Signs You’re Not Showing Your Dog Enough Affection

Does your pooch need another smooch? Here’s how to tell—and how to demonstrate your love and devotion.


17 Calm Dog Breeds with Easygoing Personalities

These adorable and lovable calm dog breeds fit right in with singles, couples, or families who are looking for a...


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10 Things Dogs Can Smell That Humans Can’t

Dogs are truly heroes—not that you needed any convincing.


10 of the Healthiest Dog Breeds

With longer lifespans and a lower risk for illness, these pups are prone to living a happy, healthy life.

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10 Signs Your Dog Wants Some Alone Time

Humans aren’t the only ones who need some peace and quiet every now and then.


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When a Cryptic Stranger Lurked Toward Their Owner, These Mild-Mannered Dogs Sprang Into Guard Mode

The normally affectionate pair weren’t going to let anyone threaten their pack.

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15 Lazy Dog Breeds That Are Expert Nappers

Looking for a dog who values snuggle time over leash time? Consider these adorably lazy breeds who understand the value...


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Why Do Dogs Like Squeaky Toys?

Dogs go barking mad over the high-pitched peeps and shrieks of squeaky toys. If you’ve ever wondered why that darn...


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Why Do Dogs Lick Their Paws?

Most dogs can be spotted licking away or even chewing at their feet. Why do dogs lick their paws? It's...


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This Is the Dog Breed That’s Most Compatible with Your Zodiac Sign

Best friendships are made when each sign adopts a dog to match their personality. Here's what to know about the...

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10 Things Your Dog Should Be Doing Every Single Day

Ensuring your dog sticks to his or her regularly programmed schedule is important, but what, exactly, should they be doing...


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13 Things Your Dog Wishes You’d Stop Doing

Bad human! Be a better pet parent by learning what your pup really thinks and avoiding these all-too-common mistakes.


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Why Does My Dog Put His Paw on Me?

You talk with your hands. Why shouldn't your dog?


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The Story of an Adopted Pet Dog Who Adopted His Own Pet Dog

Whoobie loved his owner so much, he thought it might be fun to have a little pet of his own.


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My Favorite Neighbor Was a Golden Retriever

Jersey Girl wasn’t technically Karen Dickson’s dog, but their bond was nothing short of spectacular.

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If You See These 11 Behaviors, Your Dog Might Need Obedience Training

A little help can go a long way with everything from poor leash manners to general nervousness—and ensure that your...


Getting Rid of Dog Hair In My Home Seemed Impossible—Until I Tried the ChomChom Roller

We tested this pet hair removal product with more than 95,000 reviews on Amazon. Here's why it's totally worth the...


11 Healthiest Dog Treats, According to Pet Experts

Unhealthy dog treats cause health problems and may even shorten your dog's life. These healthy dog treats come recommended by...


8 Calming Treats for Dogs

If your pooch suffers from separation anxiety or noise fears, relieve the stress with these expert-recommended calming treats for dogs.


21 Best Guard Dog Breeds to Help Protect Your Family

These guard dogs won't only make you feel safer—they make great pets, too.


8 Types of Service Dogs That Aid People in Need

There are good boys, and then there are the types of service dogs that help tens of millions of Americans...


Why Do Dogs Have Tails?

Fluffy, curly, short, or stumpy, doggy tails are an adorable feature of our furry friends. But if not for human...


11 Easiest Dogs to Train That Make Obedient Pets

These well-behaved pups are the easiest dogs to train, making their transition to your home that much smoother.

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The 15 Cheapest Dog Breeds for Budget-Conscious Pet Lovers

The cheapest dog breeds happen to be some of the cutest pups around. Which will you bring home?


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34 Toy Dog Breeds That Stay Puppy-Sized Forever

These toy dog breeds keep their adorable puppy looks their entire lives. Which sweet pupster will you bring home?


27 Dog Jokes for Kids That Will Have Them Barking with Joy

Is it even paw-sible to choose between these dog jokes? These will scratch your itch!


If You See a Dog with a Red Collar, This Is What It Means

Be on the lookout for these color-coded dog accessories.


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The 12 Best Low-Maintenance Dogs for Busy People

There's no shame in admitting it: You want a dog to love, but you don't have a ton of spare...


The 6 Best Dog Winter Boots, According to Our Pet Expert

As a pet care expert, I know the consequence of paw injuries. Your furry friend deserves winter gear that protects...