Sep
18

How to Trim Your Dog’s Nails (and Avoid a Horror Show)

Dog paw - how to stop a dog's nail from bleeding
Public Domain/Lynn Greyling

Ripped upholstery, torn furniture, scratched floors…you look at your dog’s nails and want to nip the problem in the paws.

Follow this simple list of how-tos, and ready yourself for everything from choosing your clippers to how to stop a dog’s nail from bleeding (just in case).

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Sep
17

You Know You’re a Seattle Pet Parent When…

Seattle ferry dog
Flickr/David Conger

Seattle: City of coffee, rain, and…dogs? Pretty much. According to the last census, Seattle is home to more dogs than kids (and climbing!), and let’s be honest: If you have a dog, you probably count your dog as a kid, too. Thankfully, Seattle is known for being one of the most dog-friendly cities in the country. If you’re a pet parent living in the Emerald City, there’s a good chance you’ll identify with a thing or two (or eight) on this list. Have a sign to add? Sound off in the comments below! Continue reading

Sep
17

The True Story of Dogs in Space

Dog astronaut - dogs in space
Flickr/istolethetv

As dog lovers, it’s difficult to look into the eyes of our beloved, devoted pets and imagine launching them into orbit.

Our dogs are highly intelligent, sensitive creatures, but they’re not rocket scientists (though border collie guardians may disagree). From our modern-day perspective, the practice of sending dogs to space can seem troubling and sad. Still, the story of dogs in space is fascinating. These dog adventurers paved the Milky Way for humankind’s exploration of the final frontier.

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Sep
16

14 Signs You Might Be Obsessed with Your Dog

wild eyed dog
Flickr/xan latta

You love dogs and you’re not afraid who knows it. We salute you fellow dog lovers, because you know as well as we do: beyond pets, our dogs are our friends and family. But have you crossed over from pet parent to pet-obsessed? Find out…

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Sep
16

QUIZ: Which Viral Video Dog Are You?

parkourLooking for a four-legged spirit guide? Are you in search of a new secret identity? Do you need a hero to inspire you onward?

Then behold! Your quest is at an end.

This deceptively simple quiz will look deep into your soul and determine which viral video dog superstar best represents the real you.

Oh and it’s 100% gifs.

Enjoy!

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