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Letting Your Puppy Sleep in Your Bed? Here’s How to Do It Safely

I recently had one the best night’s sleep of my life with Indy, an 8-week-old Australian Shepherd puppy. He is a client’s dog and future service animal. He slept draped across my neck and snuggled under my arm. We stayed that way all night long, with only the occasional whimper from Indy when he slipped away from our shared warmth and …

Does Your Dog Find ‘Snacks’ on Walks? Here’s What You Should Do

Some dogs are picky eaters who will graze over a bowl of food all day and turn away most fruits and vegetables you offer up. And other dogs are major scavengers who will eat any food or food-like substance that crosses their path. When your dog is walking ahead of you and finds some unknown …

Dog Mom: Can You Love Your Dog Too Much?

(Picture Credit: valentinrussanov/Getty Images) I used to hate getting on a plane without my husband. In addition to making me queasy, flying triggers my fear of dying. And if I was going to perish prematurely in a giant ball of flames, well, I wanted Mike right there with me. I don’t feel that way any …

10 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Adopt A Dog

(Picture Credit: Capuski/Getty Images) Becoming a dog parent can be a huge challenge, and your whole world will be completely different. But opening your life to a pup in need of a forever home is also one of the most rewarding experiences you can have. It will shape the way you live, the way you see …

6 Funny Dogs Who Don’t Wanna Take Baths [VIDEOS]

(Picture Credit: Jaromir Chalabala / EyeEm/Getty Images) If there’s one thing that most dogs universally dislike, it might be a nice bath. Okay, maybe not all dogs hate it, but a good majority of them would be perfectly content to not have one ever again. But we, as pet parents, know better for them. Though …

Top 32 Small Breeds That Make Good Apartment Dogs

Are you wondering what the best small dog breeds for apartments are? The adaptability of a dog to a small living space, like an apartment or condo, depends primarily on their energy level and exercise routine. High-energy pooches may live quite happily in apartments, as long as their humans fulfill their mental and physical fitness …

7 Funny, Lazy Dogs Who Refuse To Get Out Of Bed [VIDEOS]

(Picture Credit: Image by cuppyuppycake/Getty Images) During the week most of us run on a routine. That means we get up early and prepare for the day. So when the weekend comes around, we cherish the mornings where we can sleep in and not worry about getting out of bed early. But things are not …

Earth Day: 7 Ways To Get More Eco-Friendly With Your Dog

(Picture Credit: Lane Oatey/Blue Jean Images/Getty Images) April 22nd is Earth Day! It serves as a reminder to be kinder and more mindful of our planet. Whether that means using less water, turning off lights, or carpooling, there are simple ways to help the environment. However, going green doesn’t just apply to us as humans; …

6 Heroic, Funny, And Smart Dogs Helping Other Dogs Out [VIDEOS]

(Picture Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) Dogs need help sometimes. Whether they’re learning a new trick or finding themselves in a sticky situation from sheer curiosity, they can struggle. Most of the time as pet parents, we’ll be there to help our pups through whatever troubles they get into. And when we’re not around, it’s good to …

7 Times Humans Went Above And Beyond To Rescue Dogs From Danger [VIDEOS]

(Picture Credit: Shauna Whitaker / EyeEm/Getty Images) As pet parents, we lean on our furry family members for a lot of things. No matter whether we’re sad, angry, or just in need of a cuddle, we depend on them when we need them. They are there for us without question, and their companionship and love …