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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...
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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...

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...
Fi Smart Dog Collar

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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The Struggle Is Real: Puppies Abound

Here’s an actual email exchange I just had with a young man who went to high school with my son: Hi Nancy, First off, sorry for...