Dog Travel Crate

Keeping Your Dog Safe When Traveling By Airplane

When you have to fly your  dog by plane in order to travel to a new destination, the last thing most of us want is to stuff him in a box while he sits in the cargo area during the entire flight. Unfortunately, if you have no other choice but to use the airlines for…

Submissive Puppy

The Best City Dog: Selecting Your Puppy

There is an old theory that man creates dog in his own image. Through selective breeding, people in an area develop the type of dog that fits their personality. And city dwellers have a much different “living personality” than those people who reside in other parts of the country. When you have decided on the…

Girl Waking Dog in the City

The Best City Dog: When Kids Are In The House

A good friend of mine lived with two Labrador retrievers in the city for years. In the city they were perfect gentlemen. And each fall season, they were the best dogs you could imagine in a duck blind. Dogs, like man, can learn to adapt to almost any environment. That’s why dogs have become household…

Dog Walkers in Central Park

The Best City Dog: What Breed Best Suites You?

When choosing the right dog for city life, you can test new puppies out for behavior, character and personality, but the truth is that there really is no one all-around best temperament for a city dog. You should choose a dog with a temperament that suits your needs for the way you live. I’ve got…

Pooping Dog

The Best City Dog: The Problem Canine

City living is not always as glamorous as the movies make it out to be. The majority of people living in various parts of major cities have to deal with the problems of crime, littering, and bad manners during peak rush hours of coming and going. Is should know – I live in the city.…


Dog’s Worst Enemy – Man

Mark Twain once said, “If you pick up a dog and make him prosperous, he will not bit you. This is the principle difference between a dog and a man.” Unlike fair weather friends, a dog cares little whether he is fed scraps in a cheap tin bowl or choice meats in a glass dish…

Male and Female Golden Retriever Dogs

Male Or Female: Which Dog Is Better?

Which dog makes a better pet, a male dog or a female? The answer to this question depends on what you’re looking for. On one level, if you care about the personality and character of the dog more than anything else, the gender shouldn’t matter. Your decision will be based mainly on how the puppy…

Puppy Sleeping with Teddy Bear

Bringing Home A New Puppy Home

If you have been wanting to get a puppy and the day has finally arrived where you were going to welcome the new member of the family, you should be prepared for the ride home with a little puppy. Once you have selected your favorite pick of the litter and are ready to drive home…