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Horgi Dog – Your Family Friendly Mix Breed!Horgi – The mix-breed friendly dog of the year! We at Smart Dog Owners know that you as a smart[…]Read More 5 Awesome Cars for New Dog Owners in 2020Your four-legged friend is your best friend and confidant. You want him to enjoy life to the fullest, and that[…]Read More 5 Small Cars Perfect for Dog OwnersAs a smart pet owner, you want to provide your canine companion with the best life possible, and that includes[…]Read More Pawsitive Shirts – Cruelty Free, Dog Lover Inspired ApparelPawsitive Shirts is a brand new apparel company dedicated to supplying ethical, cruelty free shirts, tote bags, and other accessories.[…]Read More Testing for environmental allergies in dogsHave you noticed your dog experiencing seasonal itchiness that gets worse during the warmer months but it’s better in the[…]Read More Environmental vs Food Allergies in Dogs, Whats the Difference?Itchy dog? Is your dog keeping you up all night licking, chewing, or scratching? If you’re at your wits end[…]Read More Dog Backpacking Checklist, 9 Must Have Products For Your Backpacking CompanionHeading up into the high country to spend a few nights deep in the mountains with only the backpack on[…]Read More What Happens If Your Dog Eats A Slug?Nobody will ever be able to fully understand why dogs are so gross and like to eat anything that will[…]Read More Dog Splint Care – How to Avoid Dog Splint and Brace SoresIt’s stressful for the entire family if your dog has a broken bone or a torn ligament/tendon. This typically means[…]Read More My Dog Ate Snail Poison What Should I Do?With the rainy weather comes an influx of slimy snails and slugs in your yard and garden. These little creatures[…]Read More Dog Hock Brace for Ankle and Achilles InjuriesIf your dog has a swollen back leg or you notice pain and an abnormal movement of the joint, it’s[…]Read More Dog Splint Back LegWhen your best companion suffers a leg injury, it hurts you as much as it does them. Don’t let your[…]Read More Dog Front Leg BraceOur dogs are an essential part of our families, and the last thing we want to see is them in[…]Read More Dog Compression SleeveCompression sleeves can offer the same advantages to our beloved dogs as they do for us. From helping to heal[…]Read More Dog Carpal BraceDogs, just like us humans, need occasional joint support. Whether your four-legged family member is suffering from age-related joint pain[…]Read More Full Body Dog HarnessIs your dog currently in training, or are they generally a nightmare to walk on a leash with? A full[…]Read More Dog Safe Bee KillerThe weather is heating up, and it’s time for you and your family to enjoy the yard. But, bees and[…]Read More Dog Rear Lift HarnessIf your dog is having mobility issues because of a degenerative condition, or recent surgery, a rear lift harness can[…]Read More Dog MassagerA dog massager can be a great way to bond with your pet. Most importantly, it can help to provide[…]Read More Dog HoistIf your dog has recently had surgery, or if they’re suffering from a condition that makes it difficult for them[…]Read More Portable Dog FenceWe all love our dogs, and for most of us, they are much more than that. They’re companions, confidantes, and[…]Read More Ant Proof Dog BowlAnts are coming out already, and they make a beeline for your dog’s food dish. While there are a variety[…]Read More Ant Proof Dog Food ContainerWhen the ants come out after winter, you have to start worrying about your dog food storage again. Unfortunately, standard[…]Read More Bird Proof Dog FeedersWhen you’re feeding your dog outside, they’re likely fighting the crows for a decent meal. Keep the birds out with[…]Read More Dog Proof Air Mattress – Air Mattresses That Are Dog FriendlyWhen you’re looking for the best dog air mattress, you probably have a specific problem to address. Many veterinarians recommend[…]Read More Door Scratch Protector – Protect Your Doors from Dog ScratchingDoor scratching isn’t just aggravating; it’s damage causing. But when your dog is experiencing separation anxiety, it’s easy to feel[…]Read More Mouse Proof Dog BowlAs a pet owner, you probably never imagined how much hassle could be involved with feeding. If you want hassle-free[…]Read More Dog Camping Crate – Light, Portable and Secure Dog Crates for Camping TripsTaking your dog camping can be a lot of fun for both of you, but there are some things you[…]Read More Dog Camping Chairs – Keep Your Dog Clean at the CampgroundThis is the time of year when people are thinking about vacations, and if yours involves the great outdoors, like[…]Read More Baby Proof Dog Bowl – Keep Kids out of Your Dogs Food and WaterFor most parents, baby proofing the home is a never-ending job. While most things around the home are easy to[…]Read More Dog Camping Checklist, What to Bring When Taking Your Dog CampingIf you’ve got a love for the outdoors and a dog by your side, you’re going to have the best[…]Read More My Dog Ate Rat Poison, What to Do and Which Rat Poisons are Toxic to DogsThere are few very true emergencies other than dogs eating rat poison.  Unfortunately, it’s one of the most common cases[…]Read More Ant Bites on Dogs, How to Find, Treat and Prevent Ant BitesFor such minute creatures, ant bites are terribly painful and irritating to any living being that they manage to sink[…]Read More What Happens if My Dog Eats an Ant Trap?Most dog owners have a dog that will happily eat anything and everything they can get their mouth on.  Whether[…]Read More Beat Detergent Allergies with Dog Safe Laundry DetergentsLast Update: June 2018 Few creatures know how to get as cozy as dogs do. Dogs love burrowing under blankets,[…]Read More Dog First Aid Kit for Hiking and Camping – Hit the Trails with Peace of Mind!If you’re planning on hitting the trails with your canine companion, you’re not the only one who should have a[…]Read More Paint Safe For Dog Paws Lets You and Your Doggo Explore Your Artistic SideCapturing your dog’s paw prints or allowing your dog to create their own art is a fun way to make[…]Read More The Best Paw Print Ink For DIY Art Projects With Your DogLast Update: June 2018 Making paw prints with your dog is a great way to create a memorable keepsake, and[…]Read More Keep The Dog, Lose The Fur: How Pet Hair Resistant Bedding Can HelpWe all love our pets, and we take them practically anywhere we can, including our beds. But, the hair and[…]Read More The Best Hunting Dog First Aid Kit for Any SituationAny hunter can tell you; there’s no better hunting companion than Man’s Best Friend. But, some dangers lurking in the[…]Read More Keep Rabbits at Bay With Pet Safe Rabbit RepellentLast Update: June 2018 While they may be adorable little animals, they can create quite a bit of trouble around[…]Read More 17 Contagious Diseases Wildlife and Rodents Can Pass to Your DogTaking your dog for a romp in the wilderness is a pleasurable and enjoyable experience for dogs and dog owners[…]Read More 7 Hidden Dog Dangers Lurking in Your BackyardYou want your backyard to be a safe space for your pooch. You want it to be a place they[…]Read More DIY Dog Car Seats – Safe Dogs At A Fraction of The CostYour family is protected by seat belts, air bags, and baby seats when you drive somewhere, but what about your[…]Read More Ultimate Guide to Walking Your Dog in The Snow – Keeping Yourself and Your Dog SafeDogs, just like their humans, enjoy the snow and the playfulness it brings. Exercise is just as important in the[…]Read More Exercising Your Dog Indoors – Ultimate Guide to Keeping Your Dog Fit and Tired When Outside Isn’t an OptionAs a happy, albeit sometimes exhausted and exasperated, dog owner, you are quite likely aware that dogs don’t hibernate. They’re[…]Read More Weighted Blankets for Dogs – Your Guide to an Anxiety Free PupDoes your dog pace, whine, and cower whenever he hears noises he doesn’t like? Maybe you’ve noticed your dog seems[…]Read More Dog-Friendly Pesticides – Your Guide to  Healthy Dogs and a Pest Free HomeLast Update: June 2018 Pesticides have the potential to improve agricultural output and it keeps your family safe from harmful[…]Read More Dog Safe Floor Cleaners for Your Home – Your Guide to Clean Floors and Safe Pups!Last Update: June 2018 Do you have a four-legged family member living in your home? Not only is your dog[…]Read More Dog Safe Grass Fertilizers – Your Guide To Worry Free Green Grass!Last Updated: June 2018 Before you add fertilizer to your yard, be sure to consider your pets. Unfortunately, some fertilizers[…]Read More Dog Safe Bubbles – Your Guide to Enjoying Bubbles Without Making Your Dog Sick!Just like young children love bubbles, dogs also love them! While bubbles are typically kid-safe and non-toxic, this does not[…]Read More Dog Safe Hair Dyes – Your Guide to Coloring Your Pups Coat Safely!Dying your dog’s fur is fun and your four-legged companion will look absolutely adorable. Whether you want to dye your[…]Read More Dog Safe Grass Seeds – Protect Your Dog From Injuries and ChemicalsDog Safe Grass Seeds – Your Guide to Green Grass and Safe Dogs Whether you just moved into a new[…]Read More Dog Safe Slug Killers – Get Rid Of Slugs Without Harming Your PetLast Update: June 2018 A slug infestation can cause considerable damages in your garden. Before you purchase some slug or[…]Read More Dog Safe Mulches – Choosing The Right Mulch Option For Your PoochLast Updated: June 2018 Mulch is an important element of landscape design. Its function is to help plants grow, even[…]Read More Dog Safe Ice Melts – Protect Your Dogs From Ingesting Toxic ChemicalsIce-melt is a must-have product if you live in cold state. But did you know that some brands of ice[…]Read More Dog Safe Ant Killers – Your Guide to Removing Ants and Protecting Your DogsLast Update: June 2018 While ants won’t spread disease-causing bacteria like other household pests (such as mice and roaches), it’s[…]Read More Dog Safe Nail Polishes, Your Guide to Fabulous Dog Nails Without Harming Your DogWouldn’t your dog look cute with purple or green nails? Although it might sound strange, some people love the idea[…]Read More Russian Prison Guard Dogs – The Legendary Caucasian OvcharkaImagine, if you will, a domestic dog big and strong enough to not only take down a bear but also[…]Read More Best Dog Safe Rat Traps – Eliminate Rats Without Harming Your DogLiving with mice and rats in your home is an unnerving experience. Eliminating these pests can be a challenge, especially[…]Read More Top 5 Dog Safe Coyote TrapsWhile they’re not typically a danger to humans, coyotes can be a nuisance when preying on your chickens or threatening[…]Read More Best Reflective Dog Harness – Reflective Dog Harnesses for Night Play, WalksDogs have an unfortunate habit of running through your legs when it’s time for a night walk and dashing out[…]Read More Best Leashes for Hiking with Dogs – Hiking Leashes for DogsHiking with Dogs – Which leash do you need? Hiking in the great outdoors with your dog is a priceless[…]Read More Best Dog Safe Raccoon BaitAn old boot on a fishing line. A cat in a cage set for a possum. A dog in a[…]Read More Best Dog Socks for Hardwood Floors – How to Protect Your Floors and Your PupIce cream and mustard. Ear muffs and swimsuits. Puppy paws and hardwood floors. Some things simply do not go together[…]Read More Best Dog Safe Weed Killer – Tidy Your Garden Without Harming Your PupLast Update: June 2018 Weeds are the natural enemy of any passionate gardener. But with furry paws in the picture,[…]Read More Best Dog Hiking Packs – Dog Friendly Carry Packs for Hiking and CampingThere are lots of gear to consider when you and your furry pal are gearing up for a hiking or[…]Read More Best Dog Safe Mouse Traps – Trap Mice Without Harming Your DogFor dog owners, it can be difficult to find rodent traps that are safe to keep in the house. Luckily,[…]Read More Best Dog Boots for Hunting – Prevent Pad Damage and Hunt LongerYou’re on the trail hunting with your best furry pal when all of a sudden a sharp yelp splits the[…]Read More Best Dog Proof Raccoon TrapsHas your dog been barking at the rustling in your garbage cans at night? Have you woken to find your[…]Read More Best Toys for PitbullsThere’s really nothing cuter than a dog who loves their toys. Whether it’s a squeaky ball or a stuffed toy[…]Read More – Whats the Scoop?Thirty years ago, most dog owners grabbed whatever dog food was at the grocery or feed store and called it[…]Read More Dew Claw Injuries and Treatments ExplainedDewclaws look like your dog’s thumb, but they’re far from being useful. In fact, the only time you’ll ever even[…]Read More Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers?Whiskers are definitely adorable, but do they serve a purpose for your dog? Some groomers shave them, but this can[…]Read More Can Dogs Taste? About Dog TastebudsDogs eat really vile things. Some dogs will eat anything that fits in their mouth, and oftentimes, the stinkier it[…]Read More Can Dogs Be Mentally Handicapped?Dogs are highly intelligent, intuitive, and emotional animals. If you have a dog, you have no doubt that your dog[…]Read More Can Dogs Eat and Taste Spicy Foods?There are so many different levels of spicy, and as people, we all have different tolerances for the level of[…]Read More How Much Do Great Danes Cost?Getting a dog is never cheap, but when you get a breed that seems more horse-like than dog-like, you’re looking[…]Read More How Much Do Pomeranians Cost?According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), the spunky little Pomeranian ranks as one of the most popular dog breeds[…]Read More How Much Do Huskys Cost?Huskies consistently remain in the top 20 favorite dog breeds in the United States. Their wolfish good lucks and vocal[…]Read More How much do Golden Retrievers Cost?Golden Retrievers are by far one of the most beloved and cherished breeds in the United States, lauded in film,[…]Read More Do Dogs Cry Like Humans?Did you know there was a period of time where people thought animals didn’t have feelings? They also mistakenly thought[…]Read More Can Dogs Eat Sticks?Every dog owner is guilty of throwing their dog a stick when you’re at the park or on a hike.[…]Read More Can Dogs See At Night?It’s amazing what dogs can accomplish with their senses. Their noses seek out things humans could never locate (their sense[…]Read More Why Do Female Dogs Hump?Male dogs are often the main culprits in humping behaviors, but they aren’t the only ones who do it. Female[…]Read More Why Do Dogs Lick the Couch?Dogs don’t have hands, so their mouths are used quite a bit in their day to day lives. You’ve seen[…]Read More Why is my Puppy Breathing So Fast?Is there anything better than a puppy? Absolutely not. Is there anything cuter than a roly poly puppy sound asleep[…]Read More Do Dogs Have Belly Buttons?All humans have belly buttons, but did you know that we’re a very rare species that has a visible umbilicus?[…]Read More Best Toys for LabsExperienced Labrador owners agree that their Labs don’t officially outgrow their puppy phase until well into their senior years. This[…]Read More Head Pressing: Cute or Fatal?Unless you’re a veterinary professional, there are some dog behaviors that make you question whether they’re normal, quirky, or something[…]Read More Can Dogs Get Autism?It seems like the rates of autism diagnoses have skyrocketed, and a lot of dog owners are concerned it’s a[…]Read More DOGTVSome dog owners leave the television on for their dogs during the day, claiming they do so because the sound[…]Read More Breaking Down the Smallest Dog BreedsDogs are lovable enough that it’s only natural we love them as small as possible. Having a large Labrador or[…]Read More Dogs with the Longest LifespansThe most heartbreaking aspect of owning a dog is their relatively short lifespans. There are breeds of dogs that barely[…]Read More Gentle GiantsAny veterinary professional will tell you that it isn’t the big dogs you have to look out for; it’s the[…]Read More Low-Shedding Dog BreedsMost dog owners are completely resigned to the fact that they’re going to be covered in dog hair. Black clothes[…]Read More The Heaviest Dog BreedsThere are plenty of people who love the tiny dog breeds, but there are lots of large breed enthusiasts, too.[…]Read More When Are Dogs Full Grown?If you think human children grow up fast, you’ve never had a puppy! One day, you’ve got this roly-poly ball[…]Read More The Top 10 Designer Dog BreedsBy definition, a designer dog breed is a mix of two or more purebreds, and they’re growing in popularity among[…]Read More Why Do Dogs Lick Feet?Dogs can be pretty gross. If you’ve had a dog for more than 20 minutes, you’ve surely seen them do[…]Read More Can you Declaw a Dog?Declawing cats has been controversial for years. Sometimes there are legitimate reasons for doing it, such as curbing household destruction[…]Read More Why does my dogs breath smell like fish?Dogs aren’t known for having minty-fresh breath, and even if they regularly chew on bones or other toys, their breath[…]Read More Do Dogs Like Music?Research has shown time and again that music is beneficial to humans of all ages, but it makes a noticeable[…]Read More Why Do My Dogs Feet Smell Like Corn Chips?Depending how much of a crazy dog person you are, you might disagree when someone says dogs smell good. They[…]Read More Do Dogs Get the EUREKA feeling?You know that feeling you get when you find something you lost ages ago or when you manage to find[…]Read More Do Dogs Need HDTV to Watch TV?It’s a running joke that only Crazy Dog Owners leave the television on for their dogs when they’re home alone,[…]Read More How To Introduce Your New Baby and Dog: The Stress Free WayIntroducing Your Dog To A New Baby If you watched Lady and the Tramp as a kid, you probably remember[…]Read More Is Human Shampoo Safe For Dogs?Dogs have quite the knack for finding the most atrocious things to roll in and then bringing them directly onto[…]Read More