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Historical Hounds: Balto And The Great Race Of Mercy

(Image Credit: Getty Images/Bettmann/Contributor) Dogs have a special place in our heart. However, some dogs also have a special place in history. Historical Hounds is a series that focuses on dogs marked down in history through notability or extraordinary behavior and accomplishments. Balto is one such dog who made an impact and deserves to be remembered. You’ve …

Dear Labby: I Have Two Dogs Who Mostly Get Along But Sometimes Have Bad Fights

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) One of our DogTime fans has questions for Dear Labby about her two pups who sometimes have bad fights. She writes: Dear Labby, I have two dogs who mostly get along as siblings. They lie down together, play with each other, and don’t show any signs of jealousy when I’m giving …

10 Common Dog Grooming Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Grooming your dog can be messy, difficult, and downright unpleasant, but it can be even worse for both you and your pup when you’re making mistakes without realizing it. Maybe you want to save some cash by doing the grooming yourself instead of relying on professionals. However, there’s a reason dog …

Professional Pet Sitters Week: 7 Ways To Say Thanks To Your Amazing Dog Sitter

(Picture Credit: svetikd/Getty Images) March 1st, 2020 kicks off Professional Pet Sitters Week! It’s a perfect time to say thanks to the wonderful people who care for your pooches while you’re away. As a professional dog sitter, I met and fell in love with plenty of the dogs I cared for. The job can get tough, …

9 Myths About Dogs That Need To Be Busted

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) As dog lovers, it’s our responsibility to provide our furry friends with the best care that we can. In order to do that, we need to understand our dogs and their needs, and we have to know how to keep them healthy and happy. Myths about dogs can make that difficult. …

Weimaraner Puppies: Cute Pictures And Facts

Weimaraner puppies sure are adorable, and if you looked at the pictures above, you already know that much! If you grew up watching Sesame Street–or if you’re just a fan of dog art–chances are you’re familiar with William Wegman and his adorable Weimaraner dogs. These regal-looking silver canines give off an air of confidence and calm. …

Pyelonephritis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Pyelonephritis in dogs is a bacterial infection of the ureter in the kidney, which is part of the upper urinary tract. It’s generally caused by a lower urinary tract infection (UTI) that migrates upward toward the kidney, though it can have other causes, as well. This type of UTI usually happens …

The ‘Bulldog Smash Cocktail’ Recipe For Bully Lovers [VIDEO]

February 24th is World Bartender Day! We’re celebrating with a delicious, doggy-inspired beverage–the Bulldog Smash cocktail! Watch the video above to see Mavis, our resident “barktender,” share her recipe for a drink that’ll make your face wrinkle with delight. Make the Bulldog Smash cocktail at your next party, and your guests will bark for joy …

Gold Souls, Gray Faces: 7 Tips For Flying With A Senior Dog

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Gold Souls, Gray Faces is a series dedicated to helping dog owners take care of their sweet senior pooches. Traveling with any dog by plane can be challenging, and for senior dogs with extra medical needs, aches and pains, and difficulty relaxing, it can be even more stressful. In fact, I would …

The ‘Salty Chihuahua Cocktail’ Recipe Will Leave You Happy And Yappy! [VIDEO]

February 24th is World Bartender Day! We’re celebrating with a delicious, doggy-inspired beverage–the Salty Chihuahua cocktail! Watch the video above to see Mavis, our resident “barktender,” share her recipe for a drink with a little bark and a bite to match. Make the Salty Chihuahua cocktail at your next party, and your guests will yap …