10 Easy Steps to Keep Your Dog Safe This Summer

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Warmer weather is headed our way, even for us Midwesterners who were brushing snow off of our cars just last week… The earth spins on its axis as it rotates around the sun; and so, despite late spring snowstorms, summer will arrive! Summer is a carefree time best spent outdoors. This is true for us […]

Friendly Dog Breeds That Will Make a Great Addition to Your Pack

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Dog personalities can be as complex as human personalities, running the gamut from shy, aggressive, friendly, playful, and more. A dog’s breed can play a role in its disposition. Although breed isn’t completely determinative of personality, we have a list of 8 common breeds whose behavioral traits make them more likely to live in harmony with other […]

7 Ways to Unleash Your Shy Dog’s Inner-Wolf Spirit

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It’s usually easy to identify shy people. They tend to avoid conversations with strangers, and when they need to speak to others; they often speak quietly and avoid eye contact. Did you know – dogs also display obviously shy behaviors? Does your dog hide when a guest comes over, avoid eye contact or even tremble? […]

Heroic Dog Jobs That You May Have Never Heard Of Before

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Dogs perform many types of jobs, for therapy, enforcing the law, assisting the blind, herding livestock, and more. But there are some dogs with interesting jobs that you may not have heard of before. What’s more, many of those jobs literally save lives. Let’s examine some of these lesser-known dog jobs. Lifeguards Should you ever […]

5 Iconic Dogs Who Captured America’s Heart

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When you think of movie and TV stars, you probably think of people. But dogs have played leading roles on screen since 1905 with the debut of “Rescued by Rover”, a silent movie starring a male collie named Blair, also known as Rover. (And now you know where the popular dog name Rover comes from!) […]