(Picture Credit: fstop123/Getty Images) Alexa may be notorious for helping you control things around the house remotely, but dog owners can have better use for it. Amazon’s home virtual assistant can be a great tool to assist you with its various skills and functions to benefit you and your dog. Use your Alexa devices to
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Table of Contents Autumn is paws-down my favorite season for running with my dog. I have great memories of running with my German shepherd mix, Sasha, through the fall foliage of the east coast, where I live, from New York
(Picture Credit: Photo by Rick Hebenstreit/Getty Images) Imagine the end of a long and tiring day. When it comes to finally getting some time to rest or sleep, we can simply collapse into our beds or couches and drift to dreamland. But our beloved dogs, on the other hand, might not simply just plop into
(Picture Credit: Frank Herholdt/Getty Images) Some people say that dogs reflect their owners’ overall appearances. Now, science has explored this one step further and found a specific, more troubling connection in the way dogs look like their humans. Research shows that overweight dog owners tend to also have heavier dogs. Many humans gain weight due
One afternoon in March 2018 when Sir Darius Brown came home from school, his mother Joy Brown was downstairs waiting for him. She was so excited she could barely contain herself when she handed Darius a letter. “I opened it and saw it was from [former] President Barack Obama,” Darius said. “I was so amazed.
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. At pet-friendly Halloween events around the country, you’re bound to come across at least a few dogs with colored hair, whether it’s a Samoyed posing as Pikachu, a Maltese with soft pink ears, or a Pomeranian with pops of color on her cheeks. Dog fur dye can
Table of Contents Even though most of us feel strongly that our dogs are members of the family, the truth is that, no matter how much we want them to be, dogs are not human. And that truth can sometimes hurt (literally!), especially when it comes to resource guarding. What is resource guarding in dogs?
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Your dog is your best friend and you treat him like family. You wouldn’t feed your family food that could potentially make them sick, would you? You may be shocked to know that the dog food you’re feeding your furry friend could be doing just that. Finding
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Celebrate Halloween with your dog —minus the sugary treats! We love these new Halloween dog toys with their clever designs, quality materials, and interactive elements. Whether your dog is a rope tugger or a puzzle toy aficionado, there’s something here they’ll enjoy (or slobber on, as the
(Picture Credit: Getty Images) July is National Picnic Month, and with the warm, sunny weather, it’s a great time to have a picnic with your pooch. Picnics can be a lot of fun for dogs and humans, but there are a few safety concerns that you should be on the lookout for while you’re outdoors
(Picture Credit: Micah Marshall / EyeEm/Getty Images) Popcorn is one of the staple snacks we like to have, especially when it’s a movie night. And who might be there lingering beside us hoping to get a few dropped pieces of popcorn that we scarf down in bunches? It’s our beloved pooches, of course! But as
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. We cherish our relationship with our pets, but it’s not always appropriate to bring them wherever we go. A tried-and-true way to keep the bond with our pets close to both heart and mind at all times, as well as share our love of pets with others, is
(Picture Credit: Jacobs Stock Photography Ltd/Getty Images) Dogs like sticking their heads out of windows during car rides. Why exactly do they like to do this? Maybe it’s the wind blowing on their faces making their mouths form smiles, or maybe they just love the feel of the air moving through their fur. Our pups
Freddie the Frenchie has a lot to say. Recently when his dad Ryan was warming up on the tuba for a performance with the L Train Brass Band, Freddie couldn’t resist the urge to sass him back! Leigh and Ryan adopted Freddie through Snort Rescue, a non-proft that focuses on caring for and rehoming brachycephalic
Last year, Trader Joe’s debuted an advent calendar just for dogs. This year, America’s favorite grocery store is doubling down on pet parents by introducing an advent calendar exclusively for cats. Weird or wonderful? The adorable dog advent calendar featured salmon and smoked sweet potato treats last year and retailed for $6. TJ’s received so
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Table of Contents Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt like a human lint roller, when all you wanted was a simple cuddle with your favorite pet? Or how about walking away from a seemingly purrfect encounter with a cat only to find tiny holes in your
Like most things in life, Halloween is even better with dogs. If you’re looking for some dog costume inspiration or just a reason to laugh, check out these top looks on our Rover office dogs. From Stranger Things to Lil Nas X, these costumes are on point. 1. Elton John from Rocketman Rocketman was one
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. It’s time for your dog’s bath. You’ve got your towels waiting, the doggy shampoo is ready to go, and everything you need is at your fingertips…except your dog, who’s hiding under the bed. If your dog hates the bath, you’re not alone. Your dog isn’t the first
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Table of Contents Let’s face it—picking up dog poop just stinks. Unfortunately, while no one likes to do it, in most places it’s got to be done. Dog poop is not only messy and stinky, but it’s also becoming a huge headache that’s affecting the quality of life
Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Most of us can easily identify a Siamese or Persian out of a lineup of cats. But how about a Peterbald? Or a Sokoke? Not ringing any bells? While everyone thinks their own beloved feline is one in a million, owners of pedigreed cats can take that description
Take your trick or treats to the next level with this simple and healthy dog treat recipe featuring easy-to-digest pumpkin puree and oat flour. This recipe is easy to roll and cut out with your favorite seasonal cookie cutters and takes food coloring well for a festive basket of fun for all your dog’s friends
(Picture Credit: Johner Images/Getty Images) How do you get your dog to do something without saying a word? Scientists at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel may have the answer in the form of a vibrating haptic vest. The vest acts as a middle ground between owner and pet. Vibrations from the dog
Beagles are one of the top ten most popular dog breeds in America and are adored for their curious, warm personalities. Beagle puppies especially turn heads with their cute looks, too! These dogs have nosed their way into the cultural zeitgeist, appearing as a fighter pilot named Snoopy in the Peanuts comic strips and in
Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Nuts, often a staple during the holiday season, present an easy opportunity for your dog to come along and have a munch. Nuts are delicious, wholesome, and natural, but are they good for dogs? We’ll explore which nuts are occasionally okay for dogs to eat—and which nuts are
(Picture Credit: Lothar Brademann/Getty Images) All dogs have their own unique personalities. Some are quiet and reserved while others are energetic and all over the place. No matter what personality your dog might have, one thing is for certain: they are not afraid to voice their opinion when they need to. And that doesn’t just
(Picture Credit: Liliya Kulianionak/Getty Images) Olive oil is a staple for many people in their diet. It is found in kitchen pantries everywhere. So can dogs have olive oil, too? The quick answer is yes, dogs can have olive oil. But there many things to consider when deciding to add olive oil to your pup’s
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Table of Contents Everyone always talks about how cats aren’t kind to human furniture—so much hair, so much scratching. But then again, cat furniture isn’t always appealing, especially not the kind you’re probably thinking of (you know, the tall, strangely shaped tower covered in banal beige carpet).
A six month old bulldog puppy named Kirby met the University of Georgia’s costumed mascot ‘Hairy Dawg‘ at a football game and fell so deeply in love. Kirby meets his idol Hairy Dawg The puppy tries to go for a kiss under the mask to no avail, and almost manages to pull Hairy’s gloves off!
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Keeping up with an active, outdoors-loving dog can sometimes feel like a full-time job. Whether your pup enjoys a good roll in something stinky, loves to get lost exploring in and out of bounds at the dog park, or simply likes to get wet, you need high-performance
Table of Contents Rugged, built for endurance, and always up for an adventure, America’s sled dog has captured a special place in our hearts and imaginations. Think northern lights, snow and ice as far as the eye can see, and a team of dogs specially bred and trained to work and survive. Alaskan husky dogs