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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...

Paddlesports Safety with Your Dog

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

Dry-Land Training: An Important Step for Safe Paddling with Your Dog

Preparation makes all the difference in the world when it comes to water-based activities with your dog. Practicing the skills that your dog will...

When Are Kids the “Right Age” to Get a Dog?

"As soon as Sam is the right age, we’re going to get a dog,” my friend said. According to her research, 5 years old...
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Fi Smart Dog Collar Review

As our review of the Whistle Go Explore and Fitbark GPS activity/tracking collars (“Helping You Keep Track,” WDJ December 2020) went to press, we...

Would Your Dog Enjoy Dog TV?

The last time a barking dog came onscreen during family movie night, did your dog perk up? Most of us have seen our dogs...

To Buy or Adopt a Dog? What You Should Know

I got my first dog, a stray that I begged my mother to allow me to keep, when I was 9 years old. It was...

Whole Dog Journal Product Review: 2020 Dog Gear of The Year

Have you ever bought a cute but pricey item in a pet supply store, only to have it fail within days – or hours?...
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Does My Dog Need a Coat?

To help our beloved friends we can add an extra layer of warmth for insulation, but when does a dog need a coat?

Helping You Keep Track: Activity Trackers for Dogs

I’ve been a FitBit user since 2013. When my dog is off-leash, I’ve often wondered about the overall distance of his adventures, since when...

Don’t Wait! Prevent Collar Accidents

I’m not one of those dog owners who has her dogs wrapped in cotton wool, constantly looking to protect them from any and all...

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Dogs Are People, Too!

An author recently asked for the rationale behind an edit I made to her article. The sentence originally referenced something that worked well “in...