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Should My Dog Sleep in My Bed?

While the studies were small, the conclusions are big: Dogs do not negatively affect human sleep.
Fear of Escalator

Should You Take a Dog on an Escalator?

No! Escalators can injure and even kill your dog. Thanks to the Americans With Disabilities act, an elevator alternative is usually available, and stairs are in every building with multiple floors.

Don’t Bring Your Dog To Every Gathering!

If your dog is not rock-solid with strangers or crowds, leave him home – or provide him with a separate, safe space. A little bit of management goes a long way in avoiding bites, fights, and a turkey stolen from the buffet table.
A boxer dog in its bed

The Right Way to Wash Your Dog’s Bed

When your dog’s bed needs a bath, here’s how to remove dirt, stains, and doggy odors.
Two sartorial terriers, Zoe and Zak, on a winter stump in front of Lake Tahoe.

Dressing Your Dog for Cold Weather

Healthy, adult, heavy-coated dogs may not need them, but sweaters and other cold-weather gear can help puppies, short-haired dogs, and older dogs keep warm to thrive in winter weather.
Family taking home a dog from the animal shelter giving new home

Disregard the 3-3-3 Rule

Why the so-called “3-3-3 decompression rule” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be – and how to best help your shelter or rescue dog adjust to her new home.

Whole Dog Journal’s 2023 Dog Gear of the Year

Gear of the Year features the most exciting, useful products we’ve used and enjoyed over the past year.
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Dog Ramps: Does Your Dog Need One?

Age, arthritis, and injuries can interfere with your dog’s enjoyment of beds, sofas, and rides in the car. Dog ramps can help inactive dogs enjoy their favorite places again.
Man working on laptop in the bed, girlfriend is cuddling with their dog

What Hotels Are Dog-Friendly?

The number of dog friendly hotel chains is growing, making it easier to decide what to do with your dog when traveling.
Beautiful border collie puppy stares at his Kong on the couch

Where Can I Buy Durable Dog Toys?

Nowhere, as aggressive chewers can destroy anything.
Brown French Bulldog dog wearing fabric period diaper pants for protection

Dog Diapers

Whether for incontinence, urine leaking, heat cycles, or male dog wraps for “leg lifting,” dog diapers are simple and convenient.
Dog walking in the snowy weather. A middle-aged woman wearing a yellow winter jacket is walking with a Bernese mountain dog along a snowy street.

Beware of Rock Salt and Other Ice-Melting Products

If you live where roads and sidewalks are treated with ice-melting rock salt or other chemicals, you need to protect your dog’s paws!

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