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Is a Jack Russell Terrier the right breed for you?

IS A JACK RUSSELL TERRIER THE RIGHT BREED FOR YOU?

September 9, 2014 by 2 Comments After watching my neighbour's adorable Jack Russell chasing a ball in the snow and playing with the...

Is a Pomeranian the Right Dog Breed for Me?

IS A POMERANIAN THE RIGHT DOG BREED FOR ME?

I confess. I have always wanted a Pomeranian. I find them so cute, smart and trainable. They have those foxy little smiles and can...

 
 
 
Can Dogs Smell COVID-19?

CAN DOGS SMELL COVID-19?

Kilo the Pug probably won't be winning any Barn Hunts, but he can still find hidden treats and has a much better sense of smell that...

Is the Leonberger Dog Breed right for you?

IS THE LEONBERGER DOG BREED RIGHT FOR YOU?

I was lucky enough to spend time with some beautiful Leonbergers at Canadian Pet Expo and visiting patients at a hospital where they...

 
 
 
Best Gifts for Small Dogs in 2020

BEST GIFTS FOR SMALL DOGS IN 2020

What a great opportunity to spoil your small dog this holiday season. Kilo the Pug is pretty excited. Get inspired and tempted by some...

DOGTV Launches Programs on YouTube

DOGTV LAUNCHES PROGRAMS ON YOUTUBE

DOGTV is a 24/7 channel with programs scientifically developed for dogs to meet specific attributes of their sense of vision and hearing,...

 
 
 
What to do if you see a Coyote while walking your dog

WHAT TO DO IF YOU SEE A COYOTE WHILE WALKING YOUR DOG

I love spotting wildlife. I recently spent a few days filming animals at an amazing sanctuary in Muskoka for a new TV project. Coyote...

$25 Amazon Gift Card GIVEAWAY + 29 Great Gift Ideas Under $29.99 For Dog Lovers

$25 AMAZON GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY + 29 GREAT GIFT IDEAS UNDER $29.99 FOR DOG LOVERS

I don't know about you, but I have enjoyed the convenience and safety of online shopping with delivery during COVID. Like many of you,...

 
 
 
21 Questions to Ask Before Adopting a Puppy

21 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE ADOPTING A PUPPY

I have had several calls from friends and readers with questions about adopting puppies during COVID. Suddenly they had more time at...

Super Tasty, Super Easy Crispy Salmon and Pumpkin Cakes Recipe

SUPER TASTY, SUPER EASY CRISPY SALMON AND PUMPKIN CAKES RECIPE

Kilo and my older daughter really love salmon so I am always looking for interesting yummy ways to prepare it. They also love pumpkin...

 
 
 
How to teach your dog to sit

HOW TO TEACH YOUR DOG TO SIT

Dog Training Basics When you get a puppy or adopt a rescue like I did, one of the first things you will probably ask is how to teach...

October 2019 Dog Events and Celebrations

OCTOBER 2019 DOG EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Looking to have fun with your dog in or near Toronto or support a good cause this October? Check out our list of October 2019 Dog Events...

 
 
 

PETS IN THE CLASSROOM STUDY FINDINGS CONFIRM PROGRAM BENEFITS FOR KIDS

We were excited to see the positive results of a new study on the effects of the presence of resident classroom animals on kids published....

New Petcurean NOW Fresh Stews Product Review

NEW PETCUREAN NOW FRESH STEWS PRODUCT REVIEW

Choosing the right food for your dog can be challenging as there are so many brands and types so I like to share my own experiences...

 
 
 
All About Portuguese Water Dogs

ALL ABOUT PORTUGUESE WATER DOGS

You may have admired the Obamas' Portuguese Water Dogs in the Whitehouse or you may have spent time with a super cute one at a friend's...

Dog Lovers- How to Keep Busy During a Pandemic

DOG LOVERS- HOW TO KEEP BUSY DURING A PANDEMIC

Hey Dog Lovers, check out these great ideas on how to keep busy during a pandemic. Please reach out if are you feeling trapped, bored,...

 
 
 
How cute is Pom Pom Chewy, the youngest cutest star of new comedy series Sloppy Jones

HOW CUTE IS POM POM CHEWY, THE YOUNGEST CUTEST STAR OF NEW COMEDY SERIES SLOPPY JONES

Pom Pom Chewy is a 4 year old Pomeranian. Chewy for short. I interviewed his Mom Nicole on the set of my daughter's new comedy series...

Is Your Dog Bored? Check Out Signs and Solutions

IS YOUR DOG BORED? CHECK OUT SIGNS AND SOLUTIONS

You may be wondering, do dogs get bored? The answer is YES! Without proper play, stimulation and exercise, dogs can easily become bored,...

 
 
 
How reading to virtual dogs could help children during the pandemic

HOW READING TO VIRTUAL DOGS COULD HELP CHILDREN DURING THE PANDEMIC

I did extensive research for Talent Hounds, Kids' Pet Club and Dogs Make A Difference, and I saw scientific evidence of the physical...

Giveaway of The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever

GIVEAWAY OF THE BIG BOOK OF TRICKS FOR THE BEST DOG EVER

Spring is finally in the air. The sun is shining and the flowers are popping up so it is time for new beginnings. To help you start...

 
 
 



DogMag one of the best places for learning about dogs

DogMag has great information about dogs care and training, not to mention the best stories ever about dogs. The Designer Breed Registry looks forward to checking DogMag out... Read more ...

Banned Dogs in Australia

Some dog breeds are banned from being imported into Australia. However, there's no law banning ownership of such breeds when they're already in Australia. These breeds are... Read more ...

'Haunted Victorian Child' Dog Wins Hearts Via Hysterically Honest Adoption Post

'Haunted Victorian Child' Dog Wins Hearts Via Hysterically Honest Adoption Post

Prancer hates men, other animals and has created a "demonic Chihuahua hellscape" in his foster's home. Read more ...

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 62

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 62

In This Issue ● Are Dog Years Real? ● Hybrid Dog vs. Mutt ● Why Grapes Are Toxic To Dogs ● 8 Ways You Annoy Your Dog ● Is Your Vet Doing A Good Job? ● Protect Your Dog From... Read more ...

37 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

37 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

"You ever have a dog smell your pants so long that it hurts your feelings?" Read more ...

Graduate Team - Phil and Kit

Graduate Team - Phil and Kit

Meet March Residential Graduate Phil Graduate Team : Phil and Kit About the Team: Kit, a male yellow Lab, is Phil's 5th guide dog Hometown: New Bedford, Massachusetts Guide Dog... Read more ...