Category Archives: Lifestyle

How to Reduce Your Carbon Pawprint

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The quickly growing Green Movement for a more eco-friendly way of life got The Dogington Post wondering what steps our readers can take to reduce your carbon pawprint. Here are a few great ideas, provided by Dog News Daily. How to Reduce Your Carbon Pawprint If you’re looking to get a dog, make sure to…

Treating Doggie Bug Bites and Bee Stings

If you have a curious pooch that loves to snoop around, then it’s very likely that you will face bug bites and bee stings. Although most cases are rarely dangerous, it’s still crucial that you understand how some insect bites and stings can also lead to serious canine allergies, even death. To avoid pain and…

Earth-Friendly Ideas for Dog Owners

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Because we all have a duty to do our part in protecting the planet for future generations, choosing to live a “green” life with your pooch is a great route to take. Becoming eco-friendly doesn’t have to be tough. Many online boutiques now offer various organic and environmentally friendly dog products for you to choose…

Doggie Do’s and Don’t's on Easter

Easter can be a fun holiday for your entire family and of course that includes the dog, too! However, because there are a few extra potential hazards and likely sources of stress for our four-legged best friends during this festive day, it’s important that you keep him safe. To have only the happiest of Easters…

What to Do If You Find a Lost Dog

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Have you ever lost your dog? If yes, then you know very well how relieving it is to receive a call from a stranger who has dialed the phone number indicated on your dog’s collar or to see your pooch happily run to you at the community shelter. Without a doubt, critical in most of…

5 Ways to “Go Green” With Your Dog

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A very common misconception about being eco-friendly is that it tends to be more expensive than simply living a not-so sustainable life. Actually, this is hardly the case. In fact, there are numerous ways for you to care for the environment without breaking the bank. Becoming Eco-friendly with Fido Although dogs don’t really worry about…

US Colleges & Universities with Dogs for Mascots

Americans are in love with their collegiate sports teams. No doubt about it. And for every faithfully-followed team is a much-loved mascot behind it. More often than not, this lucky charm is a frenzied yell leader kitted out in a fascinating costume. However, some colleges use real live animals to pep up fans along with…

10 Life Lessons Taught by Dogs

Dogs are so much more than just a loyal companion. If you look closely, you can really learn a lot from that four-legged cutie curled up at your feet. Here are 10 of our favorite life lessons that we learned from dogs. What wonderful ways of life has your dog taught you?

VIDEO: What Your Dog is Desperately Trying to Tell You!

Even though our dogs can’t explain to us with words how they’re feeling, they certainly have a lot to say! As a pet parent, it’s your responsibility to know how your dog is feeling and, most importantly, to make sure they’re happy! By understanding your dog’s (sometimes subtle) body language, you’ll know if he/she is…

Dog Park Etiquette

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If you’re fortunate enough to have a dog park in your town, congratulations! The dog park can be a wonderful place to exercise your dog, get him better socialized, and most of all have some fun! But, nothing ruins a trip to the dog park like owners who ignore dog park etiquette. In addition to…

What Would Happen to Your Dog, If Something Happened to You?

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We generally outlive our pets as they have a shorter life span than us. That’s why it is recommended that as responsible owners we plan ahead for our dog’s passing. However, what if the opposite happens? What if we become laid up, ill, or worse, die first? Who would give Fido home? Who would provide…

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