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  • Dog Breeds: Find the Best Fit For You

Best Dog Beds For Every Breed & Need (Our Top Picks By Category)

Puppy in dog bed: Best Dog Bed

Finding a good dog bed is no easy task. Dogs, just like their owners, have different needs when it comes to a comfortable place to catch their zzz’s.The most obvious consideration is the right size, but you also should factor in their personality, agility, health issues and available space in your house. We’ve narrowed down the options into different categories to make it easier for you to find just what you’re looking for, and we give you some of our best dog bed recommendations based on our dog bed reviews research…

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Best Dog Activity Monitor: FitBark vs Whistle vs Link AKC & More

Girl running with dog (caption: Best Dog Activity Monitor)

How cool would it be to track your dog’s daily activity (think Fitbit for your pup!)? Your wish is now reality and we recently took a look at the leaders in this new and exciting category to review the top players. From GPS tracking and fitness monitoring to goal setting and comparing your dog to others, you are going to be blown away by all the cool features in these new high-tech devices…

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Get To Know Izzy The Chow And We The Dogs

Izzy The Chow And Amber Of We The Dogs DC

Izzy isn’t just any adorable chow. She’s a rescue pup and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Fluff on a mission to help other pups. Her mom Amber was one of the co-founders of We The Dogs DC, a non-profit which aims to connect local dog owners and advocates to support animal rescue organizations…

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What’s The Best Home Security System For Pet Owners?

Man holding smart phone with security camera footage on screen (caption: Best Home Security System For Pet Owners)

A home security system can’t just protect you, it can protect your pet. If you’re not home, for example, a monitored smoke alarm can have the authorities respond in time to get your pets out safely. And you can turn a security camera into a “pet cam” by aiming it at the crate or room where your pet stays while you’re gone, so you can keep an eye on them in realtime…

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The Ultimate Dog Gift Guide For 2019

Pet Gift Guide

While it’s fun to treat your furry best friend year-round, the holidays are an especially good time to shower your pooch with presents. There are thousands of dog products on the market, but we’ve rounded up and reviewed our all-time (and some new) favorites that will be sure to spoil the special dogs in your life…

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What Can Dogs Drink Besides Water? Fun Alternatives For Happy Hour

Dog sittine next to glass of beer (caption: Guide to what Dogs Can Drink)

Have you ever thought about sharing your beverages, adult or otherwise, with your dog? Fresh water, of course, is the best way to keep your dog hydrated, but what else can dogs drink? You might be surprised at the number of human beverages that are no-gos. There are some dog-safe options for your pup’s own happy hour, but the bottom line is that water really is the best drink for your dog. If you want to occasionally splash some juice or gravy into their water, that’s fine, but trust us – your pup will be just as happy getting an approved canine treat to enjoy with their water as they will taking a sip of your beverage…

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German Shepherd: Is It A Great Family Dog?

German Shepherd laying on ground (caption: Guide to German Shepherds)

The German shepherd is a breed that has found its place in just about every niche from schutzhund to service dog work. Just what is it that makes the German Shepherd such a good candidate for so many varied activities? Below we will take a look at the characteristics that make this breed so popular from physical characteristics to smarts…

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Is Turkey Bad For Dogs? (The Truth)

Turkey

It’s tempting to slip Fido a piece of Thanksgiving turkey or lunch meat, but could turkey be harming your dog? Which state is feeding its dogs the most turkey? Learn the answers along with some alternatives (and a yummy turkey treat recipe to make with the Thanksgiving leftovers)…

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6 Of The Best Indestructible Dog Toys

Best Indestructible Dog Toys

One of the most frustrating parts of being a dog owner is buying a fun new toy for your dog only to find it destroyed within 5 minutes. That’s not only bad on the wallet but can also be dangerous for your dog. Unfortunately, we’ve all been there. So here are our top 5 recommendations for the toughest dog toys on the market…

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