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21 fun things to do with your dog

There is no cuter copilot than a canine — and for most people, no more amenable friend. After all, is there any person on the planet who thinks a road trip to the city dump is an adventure, or that breaking down cardboard boxes is the best thing ever? Doing... more

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10 totally paw-some dog birthday party ideas

Dogs provide us with companionship, all kinds of cuteness and infinite amounts of love — so, the least we can do as pet owners is extoll their brilliance on their birthday on Instagram (of course!) and beyond. No matter the occasion — a dog birthday party, gotcha day, bark-mitzvah, or... more

Take Your Best Friend on an Adventure With These 9 Great Dog Walking Apps

These walking apps will get everyone’s tail wagging. Tracking workouts through apps and wearable fitness devices is one of the biggest trends to hit the exercise world -- and now it’s gone to the dogs, thanks to the popularity of walking apps. Dog owners can keep track of their daily strolls... more

Best Trails for Dog Walks by State

Find your next favorite walking spot with this handy guide of the top dog-friendly hike and bike trails by state. Like me, my pup can get a little restless. After a long winter of quick walks and cold paws, there’s nothing quite like stretching our legs and heading out on... more

5 Helpful Tips When Bringing Home Your New Puppy

There is lots of excitement and joy when it comes to bringing home your new fur baby. These five helpful tips will help your new puppy adjust to their new life in their new home. Also they will give you a sense of peace. Before you bring home a new... more

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5 Tips for Staying Active and Eating Healthy During the Holidays from Olympic Soccer Player Amy Rodriguez

Amy Rodriguez, a professional athlete and mom of two, shares five tips for keeping her family active and healthy during the busy holiday season. Pack snacks for long road trips: If you’re driving to a family member’s house this year, it’s tempting to stop at fast food restaurants along the... more

The 5 Best Doggy Day Cares Around Boston

Finding care for Fido can be just as stressful as finding day care for the kids. Whether you have human kids or your pets are your only “children,” there’s no denying that animals really are members of the family. After all, they wake up next to you, cuddle with... more

Get an Early Start on Holiday Prep: Homemade Decoupage Ornaments

It's already December friends! Meaning the holidays are creeping up on us fast. Time to get those creative holiday juices flowing! Last weekend my 4 year old son and I decided to make some holiday gifts for friends and family. We love little projects like this, as we get to... more