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25 Reasons Dogs Are The Best Pets On Earth

If you're a dog owner, you probably already know just how awesome dogs are. They fill your life with love, loyalty, fur and plenty of reasons to smile. Here are just a few more of the amazing and adorable reasons why dogs are the best pets in the world... more

6 Art Activities For Preschoolers

These simple craft activities are just right for preschool-level art skills.     Does an hour searching through construction paper bunnies and tissue paper mosaics online leave you more confused than inspired? It might be time to step away from your laptop and simplify your approach. "Even though an elaborate... more

Staph Infection In Dogs: How To Help Your Dog Cope

What every pet owner needs to know about treating staph infection in dogs. You've heard about people suffering from staph infections, but did you know that staph infection in dogs could happen too? Dr. Danielle Lafave, an associate veterinarian at Deepwood Veterinary Clinic, and Dr. Elizabeth Carney, a mobile... more

Should You Put Fido On A Dog Diet?

The simple signs that your pup may need a dog diet. Are you worried your dog might be overweight? According to the Association For Pet Obesity Prevention, over half of all dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese, "so chances are, if you suspect your dog is overweight... more

Is Your Dog Panting Too Much?

What causes excessive dog panting, and when should you see a vet about it? All dogs pant, especially when it's hot outside. But if your dog is panting excessively in conditions when he is relaxed and at a comfortable temperature, it may be time to seek guidance from a... more

How To Decipher Dog Body Language

Learn what it really means when your dog wags his tail. What's in a wag? A lot, actually, according to Mikkel Becker, animal trainer at Vetstreet and Dr. Beth L. Strickler, veterinarian at Veterinary Behavior Solutions and a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. Dogs use their... more

9 Popular Japanese Dog Breeds To Choose From

Japan is known for its reverence for animals, and dogs are no exception. Thanks to stories of great loyalty and heroism, many of the native breeds in Japan have been designated as national treasures. A few Japanese dog breeds, like the Akita and Shiba Inu, have grown popular across the... more

How To Hone Motor Development With Art Activities

If your little one is scribbling on walls and chasing the dog around with a marker in hand, it's time to channel her creative spirit into something more constructive. Art activities aren't just a great way to let your kids have fun getting messy -- they're also incredibly... more