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Dog Care Center - Bonding

The 12 Best Dog Hugs of All Time

Filed Under Care, Adult Dog

These huggy pooches spread their love to their humans, other animals, and even toys!


10 Reasons Adopted Senior Dogs and Cats are Great for Kids

Filed Under Care, Senior Dog

While your kids may want to take home a puppy or kitten, there are lots of good reasons to consider adopting a senior dog or cat. Here are just a few of the many reasons older pets are great for families.


What Happens After Socialization?

Filed Under PurelyPuppy, Puppy

"I really like your blog, but I have one complaint." This was my friend and colleague Debbie, who generally says exactly what's on her mind. Her point was that although I talk a lot about socialization in this blog, I don't...


3 Benefits of Pets in the Workplace

Filed Under Care, Puppy, Adult Dog, Senior Dog

There are myriad reasons for having a pet, not the least of which being that they offer significant health benefits to people.


Top Ten Dogs for Kids

Filed Under Care, Puppy, Adult Dog, Senior Dog

While Lassie and Lady and the Tramp are fun to watch, they’re probably not the best way to choose the family dog. Instead, choose the breed by its disposition, temperament, size, and energy level -- all of which should suit your family's lifestyle.


Top 5 Movies to Watch with Your Dog

Filed Under , Puppy, Adult Dog, Senior Dog

In this busy world it’s sometimes hard to find quality time to spend with your dog, as well as take some much needed time for yourself to just "veg" out and do nothing. Well, with the help of the team here at petMD, we’ve...


Pooch Pampering on a Budget

Filed Under Pet Lover, Puppy, Adult Dog, Senior Dog

Budgeting? How to Spoil Your Dog Without Breaking the Bank These days, it’s all about cutting corners to make ends meet. And while you want to spoil your dog, you may feel you can’t when you have to watch every penny. But...


Dog Care Questions
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Q. From whom should I get my puppy? The local shelter, my neighbor, a breeder, or a pet supply store?

A. Many people believe that it is better to get a puppy from a reliable breeder. While...

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Q. How do I select a quality dog breeder?

A. To choose a quality breeder, take the time to conduct a thorough research on the...

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Q. Should I get a mixed breed or purebred puppy?

A. A purebred puppy is a better option for some people because there is a better idea...

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Featured Breed


Thai Ridgeback

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This rare breed is thought to be one of the world’s first dog breeds, originating in an area of Thailand known for its isolation. Because of this, the Thai Ridgeback is believed...