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German pinscher running on special animal treadmill in dog fitness club

Dog Treadmill Choices

Working out on a dog treadmill can be a great excercise option during inclement weather, or the winter months when long walks aren't an option.
A dog owner next to their dog wearing a treat pouch.

Five Best Dog Training Treat Pouches

The most common reward is giving your dog a tasty treat. Unfortunately, holding treats in your hand or your pocket can lead to a sticky, crumbly mess. The best solution is a dog-training pouch.
Red-tailed Hawk searching for prey

Will a Hawk Attack a Dog?

“Considering how prevalent hawks are across North America, hawk attacks on our pets are not common, and most of the claims we hear about are unsubstantiated, with only a few verified reports each year,” behavioral expert Hillary Hankey states.
Puppy at home urinating on a carpet.

Best Carpet Shampooers and Upholstery Cleaners for Pets

Carpet cleaners or rug shampooers combine suction power with cleaning sprays, rotating brushes, and rinse water to remove stains, odors, and stubborn grime.

A Look at Heated Dog Houses

No dog should be left outdoors in freezing weather. An insulated and/or heated dog house can keep your dog comfortable if your dog does spend a significant amount of time outside on winter days.
balance harness

The Best Dog-Walking Gear

Here are our top picks for basic dog-training and dog-walking equipment that every dog owner should have, including collars, harnesses, leashes, long lines, clickers, and treat bags.
Dog lying on floor wearing pet cone

Dog Cone Alternatives For Post Op

Options for replacing Elizabethan collars include simple DIY versions and a few comfortable commercial devices.
dog in plastic crate

What Is a Safe Dog Crate?

The best safe and durable dog crate is the one that fits your dog and is able to withstand any escape attempts.
dogs wearing shoes running outside

Are You Considering Buying a Pair of Dog Shoes?

If your dog is uncomfortable where you walk, whether by season or terrain, dog shoes are a solid consideration.
bow wow toy

Review of the Bow Wow Buddy

The Bow Wow Buddy is a safety chew/bully stick holder that prevents your dog from swallowing or choking on the end of a bully stick. It’s not perfect – we would like to use it with more slender sticks – but it definitely helps increase bully stick safety.

Latest Blog

Canine Obesity: It’s a Big Problem

Most of the dogs in the U.S. are overweight, their owners don’t know it, and their veterinarians don’t feel comfortable talking to their clients about it.