Dog Care and Dog Services

There are a lot of options when it comes to dog care and dog services – training, grooming, day-care, spay and neuter services. It can be daunting, especially when you want the best for your pet. wdreview.com offers information, news and advice so you’ll be able to make a well-informed decision when it comes to dog care and dog services.

Let’s face it; there’s a lot of stuff out there that you need to take proper care of your dog, but what’s essential and what’s optional? He needs neutering… but does he need a new set of neuticals? Find out! You need to board him for a few nights… but must it be a doggy spa? Let’s weigh the pros and cons. We all want to do right by our pet so how to decide when is enough, enough?

WdReview’s Dog Care and Dog Services section helps sort through the myriad of grooming services available to pet owners and provides tips to help you choose the ones that best suit your needs. Whether you’re a busy, time-strapped professional who is looking for pointers on how to find a great groomer, sitter, trainer… or you’re budget-conscious and want to learn how to clip his nails and teach him basic commands yourself – we have you covered! WdReview’s even got the lowdown on cool grooming products any non-pro can use. We take an easy-to-follow approach to sharing practical information you can use when making any pet-centric decision.

And because we’re committed to bringing you’re the latest and greatest when it comes to unique pet everything… we share not only trending stories, services and health updates, but product reviews from the biggest pet expos. Like the dog dryer suit (think Michelin man) every wet pooch must have… or must he? We got it covered in our Dog Care and Dog Services section.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Frankie

Sweet, fun, and as charming as they come, this cutie patootie would love to join your family! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Frankie, a 2.5 years old Ameri…

Celebrate DOGust Universal Birthday All Month Long!

Dogs who are adopted from a shelter don't always know their birthday. That's why August is DOGust Universal B-Day month for shelter dogs!

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Lil Bit

Meet Lil Bit, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Lil Bit is an adult female French Bulldog and Pug Mix from St Paul, MN. She is already spayed…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Sahara

If you are looking for a smart, affectionate dog to share your life with, you'll fall head over heels for this charming pooch!

Rev Up Your Ho-Hum Walks With Dog Parkour

Turn your surroundings into a doggie playground. Parkour is a fun way to to burn your dog's energy and teach polite leash walking skills.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lily

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lily, a 4 to 5 years old English Bulldog from Indianapolis, Indiana. She spayed and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Charlo

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Charlo, a 4 years old purebred Golden Retriever from Beverly Hills, California. He is neutered and housebroken.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Kyra

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Kyra, a 2 and a half years old Shepherd mix from Atlanta, Georgia. She is spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Piper

ur Adoptable Dog of the Week is Piper, a 3 years old Pitbull Terrier mix from Hailey, Idaho. She is house trained, spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Misty

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Misty, a 3 years old Labrador Retriever and Standard Poodle mix (Labradoodle) from Hastings, Minnesota.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Brownie

Brownie is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. An adult female German Wirehaired Pointer Mix, she's waiting for her forever home in Dodson, Montana.

How To Properly Clean Your Dog’s Wrinkles

Get into all of those nooks and crannies! Your dog's wrinkles are hosting moisture that can lead to nasty infections and fungal growth.

Adoptable Dog of the Day – Max

We’d like you to meet Max, our Adoptable Dog of the Day from Adoptapet.com. Max is an adult male German Shepherd from Portland, Oregon. He is already n…

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Sugar

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sugar, 7 years old Hound mix from Columbia, South Carolina. She is housetrained, spayed, microchipped and vaccinated.

Shelter Spotlight: Save Our Scruff

Canadian dogs need love too, eh! Save Our Scruff, a Toronto-based rescue organization, is dedicated to helping homeless pooches find a permanent home.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Rusty

Meet Rusty, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This sprightly senior purebred Brittany male hails from Jackson, Mississippi and is looking for his furever home.

Shelter Spotlight: Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue

You can say that this shelter has balls! We love the Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue motto: "Saving badass dogs from idiot humans."

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Darcie

We would love for you to meet Darcie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She is a Labrador Retriever mix from NYC on the search for a family to call her own.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Quinn

Quinn, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, has a big smile for you. The gorgeous girl is an adult Retriever and Rhodesian Ridgeback mix from Atlanta, Georgia.

What to Do If Your Newly Adopted Dog Isn’t a Good Fit

Even when you have the best intentions, sometimes things don't work out. So what do you do if you adopt a dog, but it turns out you're not a good match?

Trick With a Purpose: Give Paw

Tired of yelling at your dog to stop jumping on people? Train him to be a great greeter by teaching him to "give paw" instead!

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Garrett

What a happy fellow! Please meet Garrett, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Garrett is a young male Labrador Retriever Mix from Westport, Con…

Fighting Like Cats And Dogs: Dealing With A Cat-Aggressive Dog

Why can't they just get along? What to do when your dog doesn’t see eye-to-eye with catsIf you have a multi-pet household, there may be times when your pets…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Fannie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Fannie, 2 years old Dachshund mix with a brindle coat, from Boise, Idaho. She is been spayed, vaccinated and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Lightning

Meet Lightning, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Lightning is a 3-year-old Poodle mix from Cheektowaga, NY. He’s already neutered, goo…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Roux

Say hello to Roux, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He is a two-year-old Maltese and Terrier mix from San Diego, California. Roux is already neutered, up to da…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Django

Ears up! We’d like you to meet Django, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Django is an adult male Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua Mix from…

Best Dog Nail Grinders

To help you choose the best dog nail grinders for a stress-free grooming routine, we've rounded up the very finest that the market has to offer.

4 Alternatives to Dog Boarding

Going away and don't want to board your dog? We've come up with a few alternatives to dog boarding that will help give you peace of mind while you're away.

How To Tell If You’re An Armchair “Rescuer”

There are countless ways to help animals, but even the best of intentions can have negative impacts - especially if you're a social media armchair rescuer.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Gucci

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Gucci, a 2 years old Texas Heeler mix from Seattle, Washington. She is spayed, vaccinated, housebroken, and crate-trained.

How to Connect With a Skittish Dog

Dogs can be nervous for various reasons in many different situations. Here's how to connect properly with a skittish dog.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Speckles

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Speckles, a 4 years old Labrador Retriever mix from Austin, Texas. He is neutered, vaccinated, and ready for a new home.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Tanner

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Tanner, a 7 years old silver and tan Yorkshire Terrier from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is neutered and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – River

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is River, a 5 year old Miniature Schnauzer mix from Bloomington, Illinois. She has been spayed, microchipped, and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Kona

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Kona, a 2 year old Cockapoo from Dover, Massachusetts. HE weighs only 25 pounds and he's already neutered and housetrained.

How To Stop A Puppy From Biting

Puppies love to bite. Those tiny, razor-sharp teeth are a part of a pup's bite inhibition. Here are a few tips for how to stop a puppy from biting.

Pros And Cons: Dog Boarding Kennels Vs. In-Home Boarding

Where is the best place to leave your dog when you’re travelling away from home? When it comes to boarding your dog, there are two main options: commer…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Coco

Coco, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is a sweet little morsel. She is an adult long-haired Chihuahua from Lincoln, Nebraska.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Sheba

Say “Hello” to Sheba, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Sheba is an adult female German Shepherd from Montgomery, Alabama. She’s already spaye…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Hulk

Meet Hulk, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This 2-year-old German Shepherd is waiting patiently in Montgomery, Alabama, for his forever home.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Cain Big Poppa

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Cain Big Poppa, a little over 2 years old American Bulldog mix from Boston, Massachusetts.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Perla

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Perla, a 2 year old Spaniel and Spitz mix from Northwood, New Hampshire. She is spayed, crate trained, and housetrained.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Ryan

This week’s Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com is Ryan, a happy fellow from Sprakers, NY. A Pitbull/American Bulldog mix, Ryan sports a beaut…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Jean Ralphio

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Jean Ralphio, a year old Husky mix from Auburn, Alabama. He is vaccinated, microchipped, and heartworm negative.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Artimus

If you’re happy and you know it, you need to meet Artimus, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Artimus is a young male American Staffordshire Terrier mix fr…

Tails From A Pet Sitter: Puppy, It’s Cold Outside

Pet Sitting Pro Rachel Leavy shares her experiences and has some tips on what to expect from your “watchdog” this holiday season While most peopl…

Best Dog Shampoo for Smelly Pooches

Dog shampoo is an indispensable part of any pooch's grooming routine. Find out how to choose one that will keep your pooch clean and their skin healthy!

Shelter Spotlight: Humane Animal Rescue Team

For more than 12 years, the Humane Animal Rescue Team has transformed the lives of countless animals, giving them a new lease on life.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Fritz

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Fritz, a 7 years old Chihuahua mix from Eugene, Oregon. He is neutered, up to date with his vaccines, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Caleb

Full of charm and personality, Caleb is our Adoptable Dog of the Week! This friendly Pitbull mix is about 2 years old and lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

7 Essential Commands Every Trail Dog Should Know

When you're out in the wilderness for a hike, you want to make sure your dog listens to you. Before heading out, be sure your dog knows these commands.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Spike

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Spike, a 3 years old Labrador Retriever and German Shepherd mix from Richmond, Virginia. Spike is neutered and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Ruthie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ruthie, a 2 years old Labrador Retriever and Terrier mix from Pennington, New Jersey. She is spayed, up to date on her vaccines, microchipped, housetrained, crate trained, and she knows basic commands.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Tommy

What a stunning fella! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Tommy, a 2 to 3 years old Husky mix from Cedar Crest, New Mexico.

Can Dogs Get Dementia?

Also known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction, dogs can get dementia. A gradual process, here are the signs to watch out for in your senior dog.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Hannah

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Hannah, a six year old Labrador Retriever and Catahoula Leopard Dog mix from Indianapolis, Indiana. She is spayed, current on her shots, and house trained.

5 Ridiculous Myths About Rescue Dogs

You've heard the myths surrounding rescue dogs, and they may have prevented you from adopting one. We're here to clear up some of the popular misconceptions

Teach Your Dog to Have an Off Switch

Dogs can be extremely persistent when they want a toy, food, or attention. Teach them to cool their jets in a few simple steps.