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US Pet Industry Continues to Grow...and Grow... and Grow!

PET-NEWSWORTHY If you're considering adding a pet to your home in 2015, you're in very good company. As many as 71.4 million homes are expected to include a pet in 2015. According to the American Pet Product Association, pet families have increased from 56% of households in 1988 to 62% this year. Read More


Boating with Your Dog

DOG FUN Whether you like to go out on your pontoon, a fishing boat, or even a canoe, life on a boat can be even better if you bring your dog along. Hereís the doggies.com guide to dogs on boats. (A little different than Snakes on a Plane.) Read More


Etiquette at the Dog Park

DOG FUN There 's no doubt about it, taking your dog to the dog park involves a certain amount of good manners. Here's our guide to "keeping your nose clean" while your dog hangs out with his or her friends. Read More


Road Trips with your Dog - Best Tips

TRAVEL TIPSIf you're planning a road trip with a dog, a little advance planning can be the difference between a fun trip and a disastrous one. These nine travel tips for dog vacations include not only packing tips, but advice on how to safely take your dog out of the vehicle at rest stops, and suggestions that will protect your dog in a variety of situations. A few stress busters are included as well.. Read More


Dog Show Judging

DOG SHOWSAside from the requisite ball gown or tuxedo for Westminster, have you ever wondered what it takes to be a dog show judge? Read More


Lure Coursing and Dock Diving

DOG FUNAre you looking for a way to keep your dog occupied and in shape? You canít go wrong with dog sports like lure coursing and dock diving. Read More


Top Five Dog Shows on Animal Planet

DOG FUNWe know your time is at a premium, and you have to make choices about what to watch on TV. Hereís our guide to the best dog-related shows on Animal Planet to help you sort out whatís good from whatís not worth your TiVoís time. Read More


Top Ten Most Popular Registered Dogs of 2012

POPULAR BREEDSAt the beginning of each year, the American Kennel Club takes a look at the dogs they registered over the course of the previous year, to come up with a ranking based on popularity. Read More


The Wild, Wonderful World of Dog Shows

DOG SHOWSHave you ever wondered how you and your dog would do on the competitive dog show circuit? Hereís the doggies.com guide to all things conformance. Read More


Choosing a Dog Walker

DOG FUNEveryone knows walking is good for both you and your dog, but if you have responsibilities that don't allow you to come home during the day to walk your dog yourself, you may need a dog walker. Read More


The Pampered Canine

DOG FUNDoes your dog have a special day coming up? Maybe his birthday or maybe a day you want to reward her for being such a good dog? If so, you may be interested in what's available for pampering your pooch, outside of the extra special treat, toy, or day in the park. Read More


Playing It Safe at the Dog Park

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIESWhen you want to allow your dog to run with other dogs and enjoy some time off-leash, you probably think nothing of taking him to the dog park. Our tips will help both you and your dog stay safe. Read More


Royal Canines

BLUE BLOODSIf you've spent any time studying the British Royal Family, you probably know they've been big fans of dogs for centuries. Queen Elizabeth II even has a gallery of portraits showing royals and their dogs as far back as 1635. Read More


The AKC: Registration, Conformation, and So Much More

KENNEL CLUBSMost anyone who knows anything about dogs knows that the American Kennel Club (AKC) offers registration papers, certifying that a dog has a purebred heritage. But did you know about all of the other things this organization has to offer? Read More


Top Ten New Year's Resolutions

GOOD INTENTIONSJoin Doggies.com as we count down the Top Ten New Year's Resolutions for You and Your Dog. Read More


Mixed Breed Dogs

MIXED BREEDSSome call them mutts, others call them mixed breeds, still others call them wonder dogs (because you wonder what they are). No matter what name you give them, these non-purebred dogs can be a wonderful addition to any family. Read More


Gearing up for Spring Activities with your Dog

ACTIVITIESDust off the gardening equipment, put away the storm windows, sharpen the lawn mower blades...what else? Oh, yes! Get ready for spring with your dog. Read More


The Wonderful World of Dog Shows

SHOW DOGSHave you ever considered showing your dog or are you trying to decide whether or not your dog could be a champion? Keep reading for Doggies.comís guide to the wonderful and sometimes wacky world of dog shows. Read More


Top Ten Tips for Taking Great Photos of Your Dog

DOG PHOTOGRAPHYHow many times has your dog done something really sweet or funny, but the picture you took of the event was just horrible? Here is a list of ten tips you can use to make every shot count. Read More


Quiz Answers-Dog Show Judging

QUIZ ANSWERSHere are the answers to the quiz from the article "Dog Show Judging" Read More


The Sport of Dog Sledding

DOG ACTIVITIESDog power has been an important part of the culture for centuries for those who live in snowy regions. In some areas, dog sled was the only mode of travel possible before the advent of snowmobiles. Read More


Extraordinary Dog Heroes

HEROIC CANINESThis article isn't about assistance dogs or dogs who have been specially trained to help people, but rather about mostly ordinary pets who rise to the extraordinary to save their loved ones, often risking their own lives to do so. Read More


Preparing for Summer Vacation with Your Dog

SUMMERTIMEWhen the weather turns warmer, thoughts generally turn to vacations, family picnics, and the beach or pool. But you must also give some thought to what your canine companion needs for vacation season. Read More


Dog Sports

DOG ACTIVITIESFor dogs that need a mental challenge, dog sports may provide just the outlet your dog craves to keep him occupied and happy. Read More


Presidential Dogs

FAMOUS DOGSWith all of the hoopla over President Obama's dog, Doggies.com is pleased to present this article on Presidential Dogs. Read More


History of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

DOG EVENTSIf you've ever been curious about sled dog racing or how the annual Iditarod Trail race in Alaska got its start, read our article to learn about the history of the event. Read More


Agility Training

DOG ACTIVITIESSince its beginnings in 1978, dog agility has become the fastest growing dog sport. One reason is because agility competitions are all about having fun. Read More


Breed Popularity

DOG BREED INFODid you ever wonder how the American Kennel Club's list of popular breeds is determined or how different breeds have fared through history? Wonder no longer! Doggies.com provides all the information you need to know. Read More


Dock Diving

DOG ACTIVITIESLooking for a new way to bond with your dog while providing a great source of exercise? Learn more about dock diving! Read More


How to Choose a Daycare for Your Dog

DOG ACTIVITIESMore and more people turn to Doggie Daycares to care for their pet while at the office. This article explains the things you should consider when choosing a daycare facility for your dog. Read More


Training for Dogs: Agility and Flyball

DOG ACTIVITIESIf your dog loves exercise and enjoys a challenge, agility and flyball training might be for him! Read More


Explore the Fascinating Sport of Lure Coursing

DOG ACTIVITIES Lure Coursing is a fun and challenging sport Read More


Pet Travel - Dog and You Hit the Road!

TRAVELTraveling with your dog calls for a little advance planning, but it can be fun for both of you. Read More



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