Dog Blog

wdreview.com’s dog blog keeps you in the know about the coolest dog supplies, events, dog shows and breaking dog news. In fact, if you missed your local pet expo/extravaganza (again) and you just know your little guy would have loved all those yummy sample treats and fun contests, don’t feel guilty… feel determined to stay on top of all future opportunities for you and your pooch to spend some quality time together by using wdreview.com’s Dog Blog to help build your social calendar!

Read up on the latest news and events taking place near you and then just mark the dates to make sure you and your pup are always ahead of the pack when it comes to getting tickets. Or perhaps you’re feeling like one lucky dog – WdReview has loads of great contests and competitions where you can enter to win super cool prizes that are sure to turn your good boy into top dog of the neighborhood. And because we love newshounds and those who can’t start the day without reading all about it, we’ve fetched the top stories from around the canine world – from new laws to celebrity pets to adoption drives and more, our dog blog keeps you in the know.

Think you’re an alpha when it comes to having all the latest gadgets? Then you’re going to love the fun and quirky stuff you can pick up through the many kickstarter campaigns we feature to help promote unique, entrepreneurial ingenuity when it comes to pleasing our pets. We even have stuff for those who love to settle in for a heart-warming reading with our many canine-interest stories on the good deeds done by therapy, service plus search and rescue dogs throughout the world.

wdreview.com’s dog blog is always being updated with pet pictures, videos and great information so check back often!

4 Springtime Fresh Safety Tips For Dogs

Helpful spring safety tips for dogs and pet parents What is that we finally see? Could it be? Yes, it is! A patch of grass! The snow is melting, the sun is s…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Louise

Prepare to fall in love with Louise, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Louise is an adult Labrador Retriever Mix from Providence, RI. She is already spayed and…

Product Review: 8-Way Lead by Bold Lead Design

Will this leash lead me to the door or back to the store? Being a dog trainer, I’m constantly on the prowl for the perfect leash. I’m tired of th…

Product Review: Neato XV Signature Pro

Does the Neato XV Signature Pro leave other robot vacuums in the dust? We test it out to see how well this robot vac picks up fur, dust, dirt and hair.

4 DIY Homemade Cleaners That Are Safe For Dogs

Cheaper than and just as effective as the products you buy at the store, we’ve found a few DIY cleaning supplies you already have in your pantry You ma…

What To Look For In A Quality Dog Boarding Facility

We’ve put together a list of things to be mindful of when you’re looking into dog boarding accommodations One of the hardest things about going a…

5 Safety Tips For Moving With Dogs

Moving is a long process, so you'll want to simplify as much as possible. We've put together a few tips to make moving with dogs safe and stress-free.

What Is Annual Coverage Dog Insurance?

Annual Coverage gives you peace of mind for a full year when it comes to your dog’s health While you probably know why it’s important to have you…

My Dog Has Diarrhea – How Do I Treat It?

The Poop On What I Do When My Dog Has Diarrhea. Because of Oscar's sensitive tummy, I've picked up a few tips that have helped when he gets the runs.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Rosa

You’ll fall in love with Rosa, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Rosa is a blind adult Rat Terrier from Atlanta, GA. She is already spayed, housetrained,…

Gen Y Dogma: How To Do Your Dog’s First Christmas Up In Style

Christina is in the holiday spirit and she’s decking her dog out in all the festive gear she can get her hands on. I said it last week, and I’ll…

Vote For Your Favorite Dog Halloween Costume

The finalists have been chosen for our Fur-Raising Halloween Costume Contest! Seven winners from seven forums rose to the top – and now it’s your…

Living Well With Your Blind Dog

Loss of vision doesn't mean your pooch can't enjoy his life - we've outlined a few tips on how to help your blind dog cope with vision loss.

6 Ways To Properly Clean Dog Ears

Some dogs need their ears cleaned regularly. Here are some important tips about how to properly clean dog ears, as well as some things you should never do.

Tail Waggin’ Peanut Butter and Bacon Dog Treats Recipe

When you mix bacon with peanut butter youve got a recipe for great yumminess! Thats why this Peanut Butter and Bacon Dog Treats Recipe will be a huge hit.

Is There A Difference Between Natural Vs Organic Dog Food?

Aren’t they the same thing? Nope – here’s how to make the choice between Natural or Organic dog food When it comes to choosing a food for y…

Road To Recovery: Post-Operative Spay And Neuter Care

Before your dog heads into surgery, here’s what you should know about the spay and neuter procedure If you’re going to have your dog spayed or ne…

Top 10 Sneeze-Free Hypoallergenic Dogs

ACHOO! Bless these sniffle-saving hypoallergenic dogs. You love dogs, but hate the allergies that can come along this one. Your doggy dreams are dashed! Bu…

How Often Should You Groom Your Dog?

Rub-a-dub – how clean is too clean? Let’s answer that question for you right now. While it’s a fairly straightforward question, how often y…

Black Dog Syndrome: Belle’s Story Common Among Shelter Dogs

Have your ever heard of Black Dog Syndrome? It's not a disease or a condition that dogs suffer from, it's actually a problem with humans!

Basic Dog Training Tips

We put together some basic dog training tips. When you're just starting out, there are a few important things you should know before you start dog training.

Introducing A New Dog Into Your Multi Dog Household

If you're planning on adding a new dog into your multi dog household, there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure all of your pets are just happy.

SUP: Stand Up Paddle Boarding With Your Dog

Kevin Roberts talks about the latest trend in water sports that people and their dogs can enjoy together – Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Stand Up Paddle Bo…

Pawly Lets You Play With Your Pet Even When You’re Not Home [Video]

This robot pet sitter wants to help you be there for your pet, but your help is needed to make Pawly a reality. We all know the feeling. Leaving your pet at…

Zuke’s Grain Free Gift Pack Giveaway

After a couple of weeks off, we’re back with another contest. And let us tell you, it’s bigger than ever. This time around, you could win a Zuke&…

Just As Gross As Is Sounds: The Low-Down On Roundworms In Dogs

We've got the poop-scoop on roundworms in dogs - and it ain't a pretty sight! Found in animal feces, it can be passed along from dog to human.

Spiced Apple and Carrot Dog Treat Recipe

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been in full holiday baking mode for a few weeks now… and it’s all for dogs. When we’re in th…

Wisdom Panel 2.0 Review

We test the all-in-one DNA kit to see if it can determine what kind of breed your dog is When you’re out with your dog, people come up to talk to you.…

The 411 On Colitis In Dogs

A disease that can be a serious pain in the behind, learn what you can do about Colitis in dogs. This condition affects the dog's colon, or large intestine.

“They Ate WHAT?” — Well, Just About Anything, According To These

Check out the “winners” of the ninth annual “They Ate WHAT?” radiography contest. The photos will have you howling! Any pet lover can…

Ellen Rewards Firefighters Who Pulled Dog Out Of Icy River With A Cari

Firefighters do more than just put out fires – they also jump into frozen rivers to rescue dogs. And when Ellen DeGeneres heard about a team of Wellesl…

Amazing New Harness Helps Dogs And Humans Communicate

The new technology could have applications for everything from search and rescue dogs to our pets and shelter animals Researchers at North Carolina State Uni…

7 Questions To Ask When Boarding A Dog

You're leaving town for a couple of days and can't bring your dog along for the trip. We've prepared a list of questions to ask before boarding a dog.

Dogs Get A Kick Out Of Kicksledding

Uur resident expert on all sports that include dog pulling wants to introduce you to another cold weather activity you can do with your dogs - kicksledding.

A Bulldog Is The Best Sister A Little Girl Can Have

Adora-bull photographs portray the special bond of a canine and human sisterhood For some kids, a dog is a sibling. Case in point: Harper and her Bulldog, Lo…

Your Jealous Dog: Study Shows Jealousy In Dogs Is Real

Does it surprise you that Fido may have a jealous side? Researchers find that pooches can turn into a green-eyed monster, too. Ever met a dog at a park or a…

HABRI Proves Animals Provide Amazing Health Benefits

Human Animal Bond Research Initiative survey shows that 97% of doctors believe owning a pet benefits health Whenever I come home after a bad day, my dog is m…

A Blast At BarkWorld: Barks And Meows Abound At Pet Blogger Conference

I’m back from BarkWorld (and MeowWorld)! Even though I could use a cat nap, I want to tell you all about my adventures in Atlanta. As the Editor of Pet…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Tara

Meet Tara, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. She is a 1-year-old Papillon Mix from Milpitas, CA. Tara is already spayed, housetrained, up to…

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Adopt A Dog

You've been thinking about this for a while now and you really want to adopt a dog. Ask yourself the following 7 questions before taking the plunge.

Golden Goodness Dog Treat Recipe

We called it the Golden Goodness Dog Treat Recipe because there are a lot of gold ingredients: whole wheat flour, wheat bran, honey and rolled oats.

Puppy Bumpers Stop Dogs From Slipping Through Fences and Gates

Got a small dog and a fence? No more great escapes - Puppy Bumpers are perfect for small dogs that can squeeze through fence posts

The ABCs On How To Extend Your Senior Dog’s Lifespan

There’s no reason why senior dogs can’t shine in their golden years – we’ve got some tips to extend and improve your pooch’s li…

The Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth for Dogs

A natural alternative for fleas, ticks and other pests and parasites, diatomaceous earth for dogs is a safe and chemical-free treatment for your pooch.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Nikita

Get ready to fly the friendly skies with Nikita, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Nikita is a 3-year-old female Basset Hound from Los…

The Art Of Animal Reiki And Dog Energy Healing

What is Animal Reiki? In this article you will learn the basics about animal reiki including how to administer the practice and how it may help your pet.

Honor Pets That Have Passed Sunday During National Pet Memorial Day

National Pet Memorial Day is a day for pet parents to celebrate the lives of pets that have passed on. In 2013, it falls on Sunday, September 8.

Is Ice Water Really Dangerous for Dogs?

Ice water for dogs? Is that even safe for them? Let’s separate fact from fiction and get to the cold, ice hard truth!You probably already know that there are…

Frisky Siberian Husky Falls For A Pile Of Leaves [Video]

Fall is our favorite season, but no one loves it more than this frisky Siberian Husky! Remember how much you loved jumping into a pile of leaves when you wer…

Furry Fitness: Pumping Up With Your Dog At The Gym

Workouts at the gym can be a bore. You know what would make it fun? Dogs! Kevin Roberts sweats alongside his dogs at a human/canine fitness class. Combined,…

6 Jolly Ways Exercise Will Help You Survive The Holi-Dogs

Merry Skijormas! Kevin Roberts serves up a few bright tips on how to make the most of the holidays – especially when active dogs are part of your festi…

Bits of Bacon Dog Treat Recipe

Valentine’s Day is a few weeks away and I went a little overboard at the baking supply store. I got a few new cookie cutters I couldn’t wait to t…

Honest Kitchen Goes Gluten-Free With Its Dehydrated Dog Food

Going gluten free and all natural has never been easier It seems like everyone is going gluten free these days. And it’s not just humans – dogs a…

Squee Alert: Two Adorable Dogs Falling In Love Will Make Your Day [Vid

Who needs Brangelina when you’ve got Harvey and Harmony? Are you ready for the warm fuzzies? Yep, that’s what we thought. In just over a minute,…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Mama

Meet Mama, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Mama is an adult female King Charles Spaniel and Bichon Frise mix from Baton Rouge, LA. She is already spayed, hous…

Preparing Your Pooch For His First Dog Groomer Visit

Is Scruffy starting to look a bit scruffy? We've put together some points on what you need to do to prepare your pup for his first dog groomer visit.

Pros And Cons Of Retractable Dog Leashes

Are you for or against retractable dog leashes? I'm not a huge fan, but I know pet parents who won't leave home without them. Here are some pro and cons.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Gracie

Let’s give it up for Gracie, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Gracie is a 10-year-old Labrador Retriever from SC. Here’s…

5 Things To Bring To Your Puppy’s First Visit To The Vet

Your puppy's first visit to the vet. Before you head into the office, here is a list of five things that will have you looking like a prepared pet parent.

Attention Fashionistas: Mulberry Wants To Don Your Dog In Designer Dud

Pooches on and off the runway will want to strut their stuff when they wear these chic collars and leashes Renowned British fashion house Mulberry is probabl…