6 Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Dog

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There are many reasons why every year approximately 3.3 million dogs end up in animal shelters. Some dogs come from puppy mills. Some are strays. Others have been abused, neglected and abandoned. Some owners surrender their dogs because the responsibility of owning proves to be too much. And sometimes a dog owner becomes ill, and […]

Wild Dog Breeds That Are Truly Born Free

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One doesn’t have to be a geneticist to know that domestic dogs are descended from gray wolves. The similarities in appearance and behavior are obvious. You’ve probably also noticed similarities between dogs and foxes, coyotes, jackals and a few other wild dog-like creatures. They are all from the same taxonomic subfamily — the Latin term […]

A List of the Worst Foods for Your Dog

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Many dogs will eat almost anything, or at least try to. Your dog probably wants a bite of anything you’re eating—or eat all of it! But just because something is okay for you to eat doesn’t mean it’s okay for your dog. After all, we’re completely different species with different digestive systems and nutritional requirements. […]