dog

It's no coincidence that a dog is a man's best friend; they're more faithful than most other animals, and more faithful than many people.

Courtney Boulay6 days ago
I Don't Deserve My Best Friend
I got Memphis in the early summer of 2014, when I was just nineteen. He was just a tiny, nine week old puppy. My father and his girlfriend insisted that getting Memphis was a mistake. My great grandpa...
Is It an Aggressive Dog, or Just a Bad Owner?
Sadly, many provinces across Canada have areas that ban Pit Bulls – Ontario has them completely blacklisted, excluding ones that were already there. These bans greatly disappoint me as a Canadian from...
Amanda Grimm6 days ago
Nice to Sniff You
Hi. I’m Olive. It's nice to meet you! My human companion Amanda told me that I should tell you about my life. I would love to do that. I’m almost five years old and I was born on Valentine's Day! Mayb...
Meet Loki
Hey there! I have always been dog-obsessed, I reckon so much so that my first word as a baby was probably "dog." I have had dogs all of my life, my first family dog was Chester. He was a beautiful red...
Garrett Robinson10 days ago
Cat People vs. Dog People
Hello Rebel, and welcome back to my life. Of all the great dichotomies in life, perhaps none in human society is starker than the divide between cat people versus dog people. No one is allowed to be neutral in this debate. Everyone has to choose a side and anyone who claims not to be one or the other is lying to you. (And probably to themselves.) I do love both dogs and cats. But gun to head, I’m a dog person. I don’t dislike cats at all. I’ve had several in my life, and I want to get another on...
Angela F14 days ago
Life with a Boston Terrier
This is a list of my observations with my Boston Terrier, Bruin. Mind you, I know some of these traits I can likely break with some hardcore training; however, I wanted you to know first hand, what it...
Hannah Joy Stacy18 days ago
A Doggy Love Story
My family has always had a Golden Retriever as our family dog and even bred two of them for several years. Henry was the male and was always "my dog" as a teenager. I always said that one day I would ...
A Pet Psychic’s Three Tips
It seems like there are a million different ways to train your dog to stay off the sofa — so why does she still jump up there every time you’re not looking? As an Animal Communicator, I work with peop...
Brandon Sawler22 days ago
Introducing Zeke, the Reactive Border Collie
Just like most people, we had no idea what was in store for us when we went to get our first puppy. My girlfriend and I were so excited, we jumped online and found an amazing breeder not 45 minutes fr...
Kendi Stoneberga month ago
A Girl's Best Friend
At first, you were too small for the wild wolf inside of you. But you made do. You were her little ankle-protector. Her foot-of-the-bed-night-watchman. Her adventure guide in all things smelly and que...
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Justin McGeea month ago
Learning to Love a Dachshund
Dachshund​ noun: a dog of a very short-legged, long-bodied stature. Insanely stubborn with a big ego. As a child growing up, I always had large dogs. Golden Retrievers, Kelpies, Labradors. I fell in l...
Riley Reesea month ago
Best Medium Dog Breeds
Certain dogs are great pets, but only if you have years of experience training dogs and raising them. Most of those dogs are large dogs — and for many new dog owners, that can be heartbreaking. After ...
When It Comes To My Dog, Judge Away
Dog-lovers are an exceptional breed. Did you see what I did there? I know this because I'm a dog-lover, and I'm exceptional. My grandma tells me I am every time I see her. My seven-pound Papillon pup ...
Small Dogs Are Better
They say that the best things in life come in small packages. This is so true when it comes to small dogs. They are the most adorable, cuddly, and affectionate creatures on the face of the earth. When...
Rachel Newcombea month ago
The Friend Who Saw Me
The room was well lit but dark at the same time. Perhaps that is my memory creating tunnel vision. Because all I remember is seeing you. You shone whiter than all the others. You snuffled around on th...
Riley Reesea month ago
Best Hypoallergenic Large Dogs
Perhaps one of the most upsetting things about having allergies is the lifestyle choices that they limit. If you're allergic to gluten, you can't eat pizza. If you are allergic to dogs, you can't have...
Meet Freyja, the Destroyer
Meet Freyja. Me: "Let's get a gentle dog like a Greyhound so I can bring it to the nursing home with me to visit the seniors. We can name him Gandalf the Grey!" My husband: "A puppy!" (Immediately goe...
Riley Reesea month ago
Best Small Dogs for Families
If you are new to dog ownership, or if you are a family who lives in city apartments, then small dogs are probably what you should be focusing in on. Petite, friendly, and generally considered easy to...