Author: Dogster HQ

  • Dog Feeding Schedule: How Many Times a Day Should I Feed My Dog?

    Wondering, "How often should I feed my dog?" A dog feeding schedule helps you establish a routine around your pup's other vital schedules like play, activity and sleep.

  • 14 Ideas for Homemade Dog Halloween Costumes

    Need a Halloween costume idea for your dog? We looked to our readers and got some creative ideas for homemade dog Halloween costumes. Come see them!

  • 6 Household Cleaning Products That Are Not Safe for Dogs

    Many dog parents keep cleaning products that are not safe for dogs around the house. So, is Pine Sol safe for dogs? Is Lysol safe for pets? Are Mr. Clean, Clorox Bathroom Cleaner and Scrubbing Bubbles safe for dogs? What about detergents like Tide and Cheer?

  • Schedules and Guides for Feeding Puppies

    When it comes to feeding puppies, what you feed and when varies based on the puppy's exact age. Find out what to feed newborn puppies, what to feed puppies who are 3-4 weeks old and more.

  • Facts About the Redtick Coonhound Dog Breed

    The Redtick Coonhound manages to be relatively gentle and relaxed around the home, providing an interesting contrast to his hunting dog pedigree.

  • Facts About the McNab Dog Breed

    Warm and even-tempered, the McNab dog differs from other herding breeds that might act a little skittish sometimes. He is a friendly and tolerant member of any household, getting along with everyone in the family, including children and other pets.

  • Facts About the Mountain Cur Dog Breed

    Though no one knows their exact lineage, Mountain Cur dogs are believed to descend from European Cur-type dogs brought to the U.S. by immigrants.

  • Facts About the Carolina Dog

    The Carolina Dog has a muscular, medium-sized frame covered in a short coat that comes in tan, black and tan, and off-white.

  • Facts About the Patterdale Terrier Dog Breed

    A Patterdale Terrier has a small, compact and sturdy frame covered in a smooth, broken or rough coat that comes in red, black, brown, and black and tan.

  • What to Know About Separation Anxiety in Dogs

    Here’s how to tell the difference between separation anxiety in dogs and boredom and how to prevent and solve your dog’s separation anxiety.

  • Facts About the Australian Shepherd

    What is the Australian Shepherd temperament? Australian Shepherds are loyal, dependable and easygoing. When it comes to play, they never really outgrow the puppy stage. But they have a gentle nature that prevents their play from getting rough. They also love work: Give them a job and they’ll do it with energy to spare.

  • Facts About the American Bulldog

    What is the American Bulldog Temperament? American Bulldogs are friendly, happy lovable dogs with an assertiveness and confidence that never gets out of control. Though initially stubborn in training, they soon respond to their masters’ commands and prove to be endlessly faithful companions.

  • How Much Water Should a Dog Drink a Day?

    How much water should a dog drink exactly? The answer depends on a few factors like his size, what he eats, his age, exercise, the weather and any medications he takes. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Facts on the Siberian Husky Dog Breed

    Siberian Huskies may look like wolves of the wild, but they are actually easy-going, friendly pals. These are pack dogs — they enjoy the comfort and security of the home and family. A well-exercised Siberian Husky will be content hanging out on the couch for a cuddle or playing a mellow game on the carpet.

  • Facts on the Black Mouth Cur Dog Breed

    Though no one knows their exact lineage, the Black Mouth Cur is believed to descend from ancient European and Asian Cur-type herding and hunting dogs.

  • Facts About the Wirehaired Dachshund Dog Breed

    The Wirehaired Dachshund is energetic, clever and sometimes fiery. His big personality combined with his intelligence and vigorousness can make him a real pint-sized powerhouse. Unlike other Dachshunds, the Wirehaired Dachshund is known for being rather friendly and outgoing with new people.

  • Dog Vomiting: What to Know and What to Do When Your Dog Throws Up

    Can you tell when your dog is about to vomit? When is dog vomiting a reason to go to a vet? We've compiled a few important things to know about dog vomiting right here.

  • Facts About the German Shepherd Dog Breed

    A German Shepherd Dog is fierce but friendly, and has a calm confidence that may seem kind of aloof. When in need, however, a GSD is instantly ready to protect, play a game or perform a task — in some cases as a guard dog, police dog, herder or seeing eye dog.

  • Facts About the Feist Dog Breed

    Feists (also called Mountain Fesists) originated in North America several hundred years ago, from crosses between English terriers and American Indian dogs. What should you know about Feist dogs? What sort of special care do they need, if any?

  • Get to Know the Facts on the Red Heeler

    By crossing native Dingoes with Collies and other herding dogs, Australian George Elliott developed the Red Heeler, a.k.a. Australian Cattle Dog, in 1840. So, what is a Red Heeler like to live with? What is a Red Heeler’s life expectancy and what sorts of health issues should you look out for?

  • Facts on the Miniature Dachshund Dog Breed

    In 1895 the Dachshund Club of America began to promote the breed in the U.S. Dachshunds can be found in three sizes: Normal, Miniature Dachshund and Toy. So, what is a Miniature Dachshund like to live with? How long does a Miniature Dachshund live? Let’s learn more about this dog breed.

  • Facts About the Standard Poodle Dog Breed

    The Standard Poodle has a medium-sized frame with a long head and muzzle, oval eyes and close-hanging ears. Find out more facts like a Standard Poodle's height here.

  • Facts on the Chihuahua Dog Breed

    How long do Chihuahuas live? The Chihuahua lifespan is pretty long -- as much as 17 years -- but they have a tendency to develop health problems like hypoglycemia, joint ailments, eye infections and bronchitis. Also, the tops of their skulls never fully develop, leaving soft spots ("moleras") that should be protected.

  • Facts About the Olde English Bulldogge Dog Breed

    In 1971, Pennsylvania native David Leavitt set out to create an English Bulldog in the traditional sense — less intense, more nimble and healthier. Crossing the Bulldog, American Pit Bull Terrier, Bullmastiff and the American Bulldog, Mr. Leavitt managed to create today’s Olde English Bulldogge.

  • How to Socialize a Dog Through Dog Training Classes & More

    So, you’ve adopted an older dog … and he has little to no social skills. How do you socialize adult dogs? Do you go to dog training classes or is there more? Let's talk about how to socialize a dog, especially if that dog in question is an adult dog.

  • 19 of Our Favorite Dog Dads in Honor of Father’s Day

    Take a peek at some of our favorite dog dads just in time for Father's Day!

  • Facts on the Miniature American Shepherd Dog Breed

    North American breeders developed the Miniature American Shepherd from a group of small Australian Shepherds. So, do Mini American Shepherds shed? Why aren't they called Miniature Australian Shepherds? Let's learn about that and more here.

  • Facts on the Blue Heeler Dog

    Mixing native Dingoes with Collies and other herding dogs, Australian George Elliott developed the Blue Heeler in 1840. They are also called Australian Heelers, Queensland Heelers and Australian Cattle Dogs.

  • 10 Tips for a Flea-Free Home

    Fleas have been around for a very long time, irritating our pets and invading our homes. They are smart little critters that can survive just about anywhere. They eat sparingly, move quietly and reproduce aggressively. The good news is that there are steps you can take to ensure a flea-free home.

  • Purebred and Hybrid Dog Breeds

    List of Purebred and Hybrid Dog Breeds Discover information on all purebred dog breeds and hybrid dog breeds. Affenpinscher Afghan Hound Ainu Dog Airedale Terrier Akbash Akita Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog Alaskan Husky Alaskan Klee Kai Alaskan Malamute American Bulldog American Bullnese American Cocker Spaniel American Eskimo Dog American Foxhound American Hairless Terrier American Indian …