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.

Rowan Marley2 years ago
Dog Breeds for Families with Allergies
Allergies can make a good dog a bad choice for your family, and that's a sad fact of life. The fact is that many would-be dog owners often believe that having a puppy is out of reach for them, just be...
Kayla Powell2 years ago
A Spoonie and Her Service Dog: Invisible Disabilities
My name is Kayla, I'm a service dog handler. My service dog is Clyde and he's my "pawtner in crime." I have noticed that a lot of people are skeptical when it comes to handlers like myself because we ...
Andrew Beasley2 years ago
The Joy and Pain of Fostering Dogs
Fostering dogs is an emotional rollercoaster. When I was 16, my family got a dog. My wife has wanted a dog since she was a little girl, but it had never happened for her. There were a variety of reaso...
Riley Raul Reese2 years ago
Worst Dog Breeds for Families
I'm a firm believer that dogs are truly the best friends that humans can have. However, not all dogs are the same — and some are definitely not a good match for families with small children, cats, or ...
Taylor A.2 years ago
He Can't Hear You
I never know what to expect when I receive a text saying "We have a new family member." Growing up this could mean I could come home to anything. Kittens, puppies, horses, pygmy goats, a grumpy old do...
Rowan Marley2 years ago
Best Toys for Small Dogs
Dogs come in an incredibly wide range of sizes. Bigger dogs, like the Great Dane or Tibetan Mastiff, can easily weigh over 180 pounds. Smaller dogs, such as Chihuahuas, might barely push 3 pounds when...
margaret c2 years ago
When You Say Goodbye
Why can’t you keep him forever? Why do you only have him for just an inkling of your own lifetime? It’s not fair. You have found that perfect little four-legged, furry creature that has stolen your he...
Jessica Herring2 years ago
Most Popular Dog Breeds for Families
Searching for a new furry and feathery friend is a fun and exciting time. But it can be overwhelming to know which dog will get along best with your family. Especially if you have a child, you need a ...
Love, Loss, Resilience, and the Art of Never Forgetting How It Feels
Cinammon was a Lhasa Apso that was a part of the tumultuous Frog Encounter family for three years. I was like any 11-year-old, I asked for a dog every holiday and I would let slip how responsible I co...
Rowan Marley2 years ago
Top Small Dogs for Apartment Living
Dogs are man's best friend, but unfortunately, they can be a landlord's worst nightmare. While well-trained dogs that are kept clean may not be an issue for most apartment owners, it only really takes...
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Ben M2 years ago
Ozzy: Lost & Found
PART 1 - OZZY Chapter 1 The Stormy Night Hello my name is Ozzy, I am a Zuchon, that's a cross between a Bichon Frise and a Shih Tzu, incase you did not know, and I have got an amazing story for you! A...
Lily Bloss2 years ago
Inappropriate Punishments: The Surefire Way to Confuse Your Dog
In dog training, timing of rewards is very important. Timing of punishments or corrections is vital. If you don’t know when your dog chewed up grannies wig or peed on the rug, don’t punish. Just make ...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
The Art of Dog-Sitting
This wasn't the first time that I'd been left in charge of Harry, and hopefully, it won't be the last. Harry is a Tibetan Terrier. He's five years old. He belongs to my cousin Nick and is very much a ...
Lily Bloss2 years ago
Classical Conditioning - The Simple Guide
Classical conditioning. It can be overwhelming to someone who thinks training dogs is all about yelling at them when they're bad and giving them tasty stuff when they're good. Unfortunately that isn't...
Lily Bloss2 years ago
My Dog Won't Come Back
As a dog owner, I like a lot of dog-related pages on Facebook. So many in fact, that images of Collies and other breeds drown out posts from human friends (not that I mind - I don't really need to kno...
Kayla Powell2 years ago
Service Dog Dilemma
Imagine this, you're walking through the supermarket and as you turn down the next aisle, you spot a dog. You squeal the word "puppy" and walk up to the dog and pet it. That's when you notice the vest...
Brian Paredes2 years ago
Best Friends
Your whole life you spend reading books and watching shows and movies, and you see various interactions between best friends hoping that you will one day have a friend just as great, one that would di...
Pierre Roustan2 years ago
Watch This Sickeningly Cute Video of a Dog Crashing the Vienna Chamber Orchestra Performance
Truly, it's an odd sight, but one for a celebration of classical music when a canine can meander right on stage and take a front seat at the feet of a violinist. Yawning. How comfortable can you get, ...