Will my puppy be able to hold it while I’m at work?
Dog training

Will my puppy be able to hold it while I’m at work?

Will a puppy be able to hold it while I’m at work? How should I potty train my puppy if I work full time?

Guess That Mutt – Chestnut
Guess that mutt

Guess That Mutt – Chestnut

Chestnut is a brindle bull terrier mix for adoption in Santa Barbara, Calif. Can you guess what else she is mixed with?

Senior dog Klyde is 18 years old!
Distinguished Dogs

Senior dog Klyde is 18 years old!

This post features three special senior dogs living well into their teenage years – Klyde, Maddie and Jenna.

Does your dog steal your blankets?
Dog products

Does your dog steal your blankets?

Buddy Blanket Comforters are comforters for dogs and cats. Buddy Blankets is seeking funding on Kickstarter.

Older dogs, sore joints and running
Distinguished Dogs

Older dogs, sore joints and running

My older dog has sore joints when he goes running or plays fetch. Is it time for him to “retire?”

How to teach a dog to ring a bell to go potty – dog bell training
Dog products

How to teach a dog to ring a bell to go potty – dog bell training

How to teach a dog to ring a bell to go potty. Does dog bell training really work?

How no-kill shelters save more dogs and cats
Animal humane issues

How no-kill shelters save more dogs and cats

I reached out to shelter workers from documented no-kill communities and asked them about the basic ideas they follow to save more lives.

Dog doorbells for potty training and communication – PoochieBells
Dog products

Dog doorbells for potty training and communication – PoochieBells

PoochieBells dog doorbells are a communication tool for dogs and puppies. When the dog has to go potty, he simply rings the bells.

PawPack subscription box for dogs and cats – review and coupon code
Dog products

PawPack subscription box for dogs and cats – review and coupon code

PawPack monthly subscription box for dogs and cats review and giveaway. Each box contains 5 to 8 items.

Help a dog that doesn’t like riding in the car
Dog behavior

Help a dog that doesn’t like riding in the car

Dog training methods using desensitization, counter conditioning, and positive reinforcement can go a long way to help a dog that doesn’t like riding in the car.

Should experienced dog owners adopt the more challenging dogs?
Dog behavior

Should experienced dog owners adopt the more challenging dogs?

Should experienced dog people adopt the more “challenging” dogs? Because we know how to exercise, train and manage some of these dogs, do we have some sort of obligation?