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15 Things Every New Puppy Parent Must Have

(Picture Credit: Elizabethsalleebauer/Getty Images) If you’re reading this, chances are good that you’re welcoming a new furry friend to your household. Raising a puppy can be a very exciting experience but also time consuming and stressful. Sometimes new puppy parents find themselves unprepared for the flood of responsibilities and needs that come with adopting a …

7 Of The Weirdest Jobs Dogs Can Do With Their Noses

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) You’ve probably heard about dogs who use their noses to sniff out explosives, find missing people, or even sense medical needs, like detecting cancer or predicting an oncoming seizure. Those aren’t the only things dogs’ noses are good for, though. In fact, their super sniffers are often better at detecting things …

8 Great Dating Tips To Help Dog Lovers Share Their Puppy Love

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) We dog lovers are a special breed, and not everyone can handle our love for all things canine. That’s why it’s important for pooch aficionados to be able to find partners who share their adoration for dogs. If you’re thinking about getting into the dating game, there are several ways you …

9 Tips To Protect Your Dog From Dognappers

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Pet Theft Awareness day is February 14th, and it’s a perfect time to go over tips to help dog lovers keep their pups safe. Every dog owner should follow some basic safety precautions to protect their pooches from one of dog parents’ biggest fears–dognappers. Thieves know that it can be profitable …

Responsible Pet Owners Month: 7 Ways To Keep Dogs Safe And Happy

(Picture Credit: WhitneyLewisPhotography/Getty Images) February is Responsible Pet Owners Month, and it’s a great time to go over some of the basic steps you can take to be responsible for your furry companion. Even experienced dog owners could use a refresher sometimes. Here are seven ways you can make sure your pup is safe, healthy, …

Is Smoking Weed Around Dogs Dangerous?

I seem to be the Internet’s go-to guy when it comes to questions about pets and marijuana — like “Is smoking weed around dogs dangerous?” It started when I wrote a few blog posts about what to do if your dog breaks into a stash of marijuana. At around the same time, I also composed …

5 Biggest Challenges Of Being A Dog Walker

(Picture Credit: CBCK-Christine/Getty Images) There aren’t many jobs where your clients are so excited when you show up that they race to the door, jump on you, and lick your face. Being a dog walker is great! You get lots of exercise, you’re never stuck in a cramped cubicle, and you get to hang out …

What Does Your Dog’s Zodiac Sign Say About Them? [VIDEOS]

(Picture Credit: Petra Tnzer / EyeEm/Getty Images) Have you ever wondered why your dog has the personality they do? How your dog was raised and what breed they are absolutely play a role in their personality, but maybe your pup still has some traits that defy logic. Here, we turn to the stars to take …

Does Your Dog Wake You Up in the Middle of the Night? We Can Help!

Editor’s note: Have you seen the new Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our October-November issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. We all need sleep, dogs included. But sometimes your dog wakes up in the middle of …

My Dog Ate Ibuprofen: Now What?

The post My Dog Ate Ibuprofen: Now What? by Melvin Peña appeared first on Dogster. Copying over entire articles infringes on copyright laws. You may not be aware of it, but all of these articles were assigned, contracted and paid for, so they aren’t considered public domain. However, we appreciate that you like the article …