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Safe Stick Toys for Dogs

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Can You Register Your Dog as a Service Dog?

Calm, cool and collected; attentive and disciplined — surely those admirably trained service dogs who assist disabled people must complete a stringent certification and...
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An overabundance of needy dogs

My friend Leonora, owner of tiny Samson (my dog Woody’s BFF), is starting to search for a second dog. It’s been over a year...
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Whole Dog Journal’s 2022 Dog Gear of The Year

Check out the most exciting and useful dog products you can use in the new year.
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High Visibility Clothing and Gear For You and Your Dog

As winter deepens its grip, many of us find ourselves navigating dark pre-dawn and/or post-dusk dog walks. While the increased darkness makes it tempting...
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DIY Gifts for Dogs: Homemade Dog Treats & Healthy Recipes

Looking for a special gift for a friend – or, better yet, a friend’s dog? We've put together this helpful gift guide for dogs,...
biodegradable dog poop bags

Dog Poop Bags Review

As the saying goes, “Sh*t happens,” and as every responsible dog owner knows, cleaning up after their dogs is an absolute must. For those...
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Dog Life Jacket Review

As we ride out the dog days of summer, many of us are enjoying water-based activities with our dogs. Whether at the shore, in...
dog recovery suits

Dog Recovery Suits Review

I hate putting an Elizabethan collar on my dog – the dreaded cone that renders many dogs confused, depressed, or panicked. Yet, when a dog...

Small Dog Car Safety

As we described in our review of car-safety harnesses in the May 2021 issue, even the best products on the market for medium and...
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Dog Car Harnesses Review

Cars were invented for humans to travel in, comfortably and safely. It’s only recently that we humans started bringing our dogs with us everywhere...
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Dog Water Safety Tips When Paddle Boarding, Kayaking and More

Paddlesports have been a popular trend for the past several years, in large part due to the convenience and lowered costs of inflatables, but...

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Cultural differences (and what are we doing wrong?)

Last month, my sister-in-law and my almost-13-year-old niece, Ava, spent two weeks in France, visiting my sister-in-law’s mother and stepfather, who live in Paris....