Smart Dogs Are the Best Dogs. So, Which Are the Smartest?

Retrievers are among smartest dogs breed

There’s something to be said for a dog that can not only be trained to fetch, sit, shake and stand but that can also be trained to hunt, herd and herald. Okay, maybe training dog to do each of those latter three things is a bit over the top and unnecessary in today’s day and […]

Allergic to Dogs? No Problem! Here Are the 10 Best Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds

some dogs can cause allergy

A lot of people with allergies assume that owning a dog is just out of the question. Unfortunately, a dog’s fur, and even their skin or saliva, can trigger the allergies of a person with bad allergies. Fortunately, there are dogs that cater to people who suffer from severe allergies. Hypoallergenic dogs are dogs that […]

Tips for Surviving your First Nights With a New Puppy

puppy yawning in a white blanket

Adopting a new puppy is an exciting milestone for most people, one filled with joy, anticipation and yes, a little bit of fear. Bringing home a new puppy is a huge responsibility, one that most people cannot fully prepare for until they live it. This is mostly due to two things: 1) most new puppy […]

The 7 Best Dog Breeds for Children

Child and Beagle

Many parents claim to buy a dog “for the kids,” but more often than not, most parents end up buying a pooch for themselves. Even if a parent goes about the dog-buying process with the best of intentions, if they don’t adopt a kid-friendly dog, their child isn’t going to get much enjoyment out of […]

Why It’s Important to Start Training Your New Puppy Immediately & Tips to Get Started

woman training a puppy outdoors

Traditionally, dog trainers have suggested putting off formal training until 6 months of age, but as of late, studies reveal that waiting that long can be detrimental to your efforts. As soon as puppies can lift their heads and walk on their legs, they begin to learn from every experience they go through. Putting off […]

Top 10 Unique Boy & Girl Names for Your Pooch, +100 of the Most Popular Dog Names of 2018

2 chihuahuas: male and female

If you own a dog or any other animal for that matter, you understand how important it is to choose The Right Name. Like with humans, an animal’s name defines who he or she is and lends extra oomph to their innate personality. For instance, the names “Fido” and “Skip” might bring to mind a […]

How to Buy the Right Puppy for You and Your Family

how to buy a dog or a puppy

If you’re thinking about adopting a dog, you’re in for years of happiness and a bond unlike any other you’ve experienced. However, in order to ensure the best possible relationship between you and your new pooch, it’s important that you understand what you’re getting into with dog ownership, are prepared for it and that you […]

Things to Consider Before Buying a Puppy

puppies looking at a puppy-toy

So, you’re thinking of buying a puppy? Congratulations! A puppy can bring so much joy to your life and enrich it in so many ways that most new dog owners don’t realize. From being happy to see you first thing when you come home to protecting you from potential dangers, dogs oftentimes provide the unconditional […]

What To Do When the Kids Want a Dog

when your children beg for a dog

It’s inevitable: if you have children, there will come a point in their young lives in which they ask, “Mom, can we get a dog?” While raising a dog may not be anywhere near the top of your to-do list, don’t be so quick to pooh-pooh the idea. While dogs—especially puppies—certainly come with their fair […]

Where Can I Buy a Puppy in Connecticut?

dog in glasses looking into PC

Many people feel that buying a puppy or even an adult dog from a breeder is irresponsible as there are plenty of homeless pups out there that need a loving family, but the truth is that the opposite may be true. Professional dog breeders are responsible and offer perks that sites such as Craigslist, friends […]