Kacy, my first golden retriever
Memoirs

Kacy, my first golden retriever

Thinking of my sweet girl Kacy, my childhood dog who passed away in December 1997. This photo is of Christmas 1995.

Adopting a dog over the holidays and why it can be a good idea
Dog adoption

Adopting a dog over the holidays and why it can be a good idea

The holiday season is the perfect time for some people to add a new dog to their family. Adults are often able to take time off from work. Kids of all ages are home from school for a few weeks. A lot of families spend the holidays at home, without visitors.

Do you let your dog play in the house?
Dog behavior

Do you let your dog play in the house?

I trained my dog not to play in the house because I want my living environment to be calm and relaxing.

Handcrafted, custom dog collars
Dog products

Handcrafted, custom dog collars

Handcrafted, custom dog collars from Mia Dog Collars are made on a leather base with gemstones, pearls and crystals.

Win a $500 donation for your favorite rescue group or shelter
Dog adoption

Win a $500 donation for your favorite rescue group or shelter

You can win a $500 donation for your favorite shelter or rescue by nominating the group in DogNation.net’s Best Friend’s Friend Contest.

How to stop a dog from barking
Dog training - ThatMutt.com

How to stop a dog from barking

Stop a dog from barking at home or in the yard using treats to reward calm behavior.

Should I correct my dog for growling?
Dog behavior

Should I correct my dog for growling?

Should dog owners correct their dogs for growling? My opinion is no, because growling is one of the ways dogs communicate.

Quick tips to keep your dog calm when visitors arrive – Zuke’s treats
Dog products

Quick tips to keep your dog calm when visitors arrive – Zuke’s treats

My tips on how to keep your dog calm at the door, how to teach your dog to stay on his bed and more. #zukes

Water bottles, hats & other gifts for pet lovers on the go #TailTherapy
Dog products

Water bottles, hats & other gifts for pet lovers on the go #TailTherapy

TailTherapy is a gift line for pet lovers and the “happy tails” in their lives. Products include hats, water bottles & leashes that show the best therapy is “often free and furry.”

Oceangoing Labs
Memoirs

Oceangoing Labs

“The Labs canter, like mustangs on a prairie, right into the sometimes huge and powerful waves.”

Saving more dogs and cats with Black Friday adoption specials
Animal humane issues

Saving more dogs and cats with Black Friday adoption specials

Pasadena Humane Society is offering an adoption special for Black Friday. Any animal with any black markings will be available for $15 off the usual adoption price.

I am thankful for my rescue or shelter dog because …
Dog adoption

I am thankful for my rescue or shelter dog because …

I asked several dog owners to fill in the blank: I am thankful for my rescue/shelter dog because …” Here’s what they had to say!

Does every dog have a purpose?
CATS

Does every dog have a purpose?

Does your dog have a “job” or a purpose in life? I do think every dog has a job to do, if given a chance. My dog Ace has the very important role of being my emotional sidekick. He takes his job seriously