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Including Your Dog in Disaster Readiness Plans

Emergencies come about almost year-round, sometimes causing devastation to people and their much-loved pets. Many of us [more]

The Sago Palm: Beautiful and Deadly to Your Dog

A wildly popular plant found in the yards of southern states and warmer climates, the Sago Palm is potentially deadly to[more]

Could Your Yard Kill Your Dog? Most Common Dangerous Plants for Dogs

There are more than 700 plant species which have been discovered to be especially toxic to pets. That huge number almost[more]

Are You Ready if Disaster Strikes?

Emergencies occur all the time and can happen to any of us. It’s difficult to imagine what the victims of disasters go[more]

Why Table Scraps are Bad for Dogs

Winter is usually the time for great holiday parties and huge home-style dinners. But as much as you’d like to include[more]

Science Reveals: Red Bowls Make Dog Food Taste Better

If you want your dog’s dinner to taste better than ever, it’s best to serve it up in a red colored bowl, ra[more]

Essential Dog Supplies

What are the essential dog supplies a dog owner should always have on hand? For those who already own a dog or puppy you[more]

The 10 Most Toxic Houseplants

Houseplants generally serve a number of favorable functions. They not only give visual interest to our home, but also se[more]

Stop, Drop, and Bark: Dog Fire Safety

We never expect a fire to affect our lives, to take our homes, or endanger our lives. But, that doesn’t mean we sh[more]

Green Living & Dog
3 Natural Remedies for Dogs: Coconut Oil, Canned Pumpkin, Diatomaceous Earth

Whenever possible, we always prefer a natural alternative to harsh chemicals or dangerous ingredients when treating our [more]

How to Reduce Your Carbon Pawprint

The quickly growing Green Movement for a more eco-friendly way of life got The Dogington Post wondering what steps our r[more]

Earth-Friendly Ideas for Dog Owners

Because we all have a duty to do our part in protecting the planet for future generations, choosing to live a “green[more]

5 Ways to “Go Green” With Your Dog

A very common misconception about being eco-friendly is that it tends to be more expensive than simply living a not-so s[more]

Flower Essences For Health and Behavior Problems With Dogs

Like in homeopathy, flower essences for dogs are among the most widespread natural remedies used in effectively treating[more]

How to Nourish Your Dog & Save Our Wetlands at the Same Time!

Nutria, a semi-aquatic mammal native to South America, have become a pest in coastal areas of North America for more tha[more]

Infographic: What Happens When You Don’t Pick Up Your Dog’s Poop?

It’s totally natural. Wild dogs don’t pick up and bag their poop, so why should I? It’s like fertilize[more]

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Dog

Monday, April 22nd is Earth Day! Show your love for our planet with these 7 ways to celebrate Earth Day with your dog, f[more]

VIDEO: Save Money – Make Safe, Quality Dog Shampoo

Although there are plenty of safe, dog-friendly commercial shampoos available for our four-legged little companions, the[more]

Dangers of Composting To Your Dog

The EPA sings the praises of composting. It enriches the soil, helps prevent polution and reduces the need for water, fe[more]

Boarding and Doggie Day Care
Knitting a Sweater From Your Dog’s Shed Hair

It’s fun to dress your dog up in clothes that match your own. But, have you ever tried dressing yourself up to mat[more]

Pamper Your Pooch With a New Wardrobe

Who among us does not like to pamper your dog? Very few, I would suggest. They are like members of our families and just[more]

Is Your Dog Fashionably Clothed?

Today’s dog no longer looks to his collar as the only fashion statement he can make. In recent years what used to be t[more]

Dog Travel Tips
Dog Escapes Kennel at LAX, Darts Across Runway

Just before 7:30pm last night, while waiting on the tarmac to be boarded onto his plane, a large brown Boxer escaped his[more]

Safety Tips For Hiking

There is a lot of enjoyment for dog owners and their dogs when going for a hike in the forests. I love to watch how my d[more]

Infographic: What You Must Know to Safely Travel With Your Dog

In any state across the country, traveling with a small child that isn’t properly restrained is illegal – bu[more]

Fido-Friendly Vacations

For many dog owners, dogs have almost, if not already, taken the place of kids in our lives. In fact, as discovered by t[more]

Flying With Your Pooch

Before you show up at the airport with your dog in tow it would be wise to do a bit of research so traveling on an airpl[more]

Crash-Tests Show 100% Failure Rate on Dog Restraint Harnesses

The Center for Pet Safety (CPS) a non-profit research and advocacy organization dedicated to companion animal and consum[more]

Pet Friendly Places
7 Tips For a Successful Take Your Dog to Work Day

Friday, June 20 is PSI’s Take Your Dog To Work Day®! The big day, created by Pet Sitters International in 1999, [more]

Swim Safety: Is Ocean Saltwater Safe For Dogs?

One of the best things about this time of year is the warm, beach-perfect weather on the forecast. But, before you pack [more]

Dog Park Etiquette

If you’re fortunate enough to have a dog park in your town, congratulations! The dog park can be a wonderful place[more]

Dog Park Dangers & How to Avoid Them

At first glance, you would think that dog parks are one of the best places for you and your pooch to be. They encourage [more]

New Proposal Would Allow Pets on Amtrak

If a bill introduced to Congress this week is passed, pets will (once again) be allowed onboard Amtrak trains. According[more]

Fido-Friendly Vacations

For many dog owners, dogs have almost, if not already, taken the place of kids in our lives. In fact, as discovered by t[more]

Boarding and Doggie Day Care
Support Our Troops – By Boarding Their Dogs!

A lot of preparation and planning goes into each and every member of our armed forces when the time comes to relocate or[more]

Tips For Choosing a Boarding Kennel

It’s not always possible to take your dog with you when you travel. So, finding the right place to board your best[more]

Preparing Your Home For The Dog Sitter

We can’t always take our dogs with us when we travel. And, sometimes, our dogs are happiest at home, surrounded by[more]

Consider Doggy Day Care

If your daily life does not allow time to walk or spend much time with your dog, a great alternative is to consider dogg[more]

Want a Perfect Vacation For Your Dog?

In 2011, the USA was noted for having the highest spending pet owners in the world, with almost $51 billion spent accord[more]

The Newest Trend in Dog Boarding – Dog Vacay!

There comes a time in almost every dog owner’s life that you have to leave your dog for some reason or another. Yo[more]

Villa La Paws Pet Resort Announces the Launch of its Nationwide Franchise Program

PHOENIX–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Villa La Paws, a cage-free pet resort, spa and dog training company, tod[more]

Choosing The Right Doggie Day Care

Making the decision to put your pup in doggie day care can be a tough one – we’d all prefer to just stay hom[more]


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