The Xoloitzcuintli

Category: Breeds
With his striking appearance and generally-hairless body, the Xoloitzcuintli is certainly one of the most unique dogs you’ll ever see. As it turns out, the breed’s fascinating history is just as unique.  How do you pronouce pronounced Xoloitzcuintli? Simply--show-low-eats-queent-lee—is derived from the Nahuatl language. Xolotl is the Aztec god of life and death, and itzcuintli translates as dog. Bit of a mouthful, isn’t it? That’s why, most often, he’s referred to by his shortened name: the Xolo.  more
Holiday Dog Grooming

Holiday Dog Grooming Prep and Techniques

Category: Dog Life
The holidays are approaching so it’s time to put your best paw forward for friends and family! Our friends at ConairPro Dog & Cat have come up with some simple holiday dog grooming tips, made easy with their Grooming Starter Kit, to make sure your pup is looking his best amidst the crazy holiday prep.  more
5 Ways to Help Your Dog Have a Good Experience at the Groomer’s

5 Ways to Help Your Dog Have a Good Experience at the Groomer’s

Category: Dog Life
1. Take him to go potty before going in. Your dog will be in a different or new environment for possibly several hours. Do him (and your groomer) a favor by letting him go potty before you get there. more

Adopt This Puppy

Category: Dog Life
We’re thrilled to feature an adorable, adoptable rescue pup on this issue’s cover! Our cover pup Piper is a 13-week-old Shepherd/Husky cross, rescued from Northern Canada and available for adoption through Cross Our Paws rescue. Piper is already tall for his age and should tip the scale at 65 to 70 pounds when he’s all grown up. more
why foster a dog

Be A Super Hero: Foster a Dog!

Category: Inspire
Why foster a dog? When Emmie was brought into Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, CA, burns covered most of her small body. Veterinary staff believed it was a chemical burn but weren’t sure how it happened or what the substance was. What the shelter did know was that their “super foster” of five years, Peggy Coppin—she’s fostered over 100 dogs to date—would provide the temporary home Emmie needed to recover. more


Dog of the Week!

Meet: Maxwell