Ayurveda for Dogs

Category: Dog Life
Ayurveda, for the unfamiliar, is an ancient system of holistic medicine. It has roots in the Indian subcontinent going back as far as 6000 BC and is based on the theory that health is defined as a balance between three fundamental mind-body types, or doshas. The three doshas—Vata (air), Pitta (fire), and Kapha (earth)—govern all functions of the mind, body, and spirit. more

This Mastiff Was Rescued from the Dog Meat Trade

Category: Inspire
At first glance, Gillian is just like any other companion dog—joyful, affectionate, and always accompanied by a wagging tail. She’s tall and broadchested—a Mastiff trait—has soulful eyes, and a gentle mouth that gives the softest kisses. She loves to run, wrestle with other dogs from her pack, sunbathe on the deck, and ponder life’s complexities (or so we like to think) over chew bones. Her fur-bestie is a Cane Corso puppy named Daphne. more

How Dogs Learn From Other Dogs

Category: Dog Training
Bringing a new puppy into my home always makes me a more attentive observer of dog behaviour. My recently arrived dog is a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever that I call Ranger. When he arrived at my house he was less than three months old and was still at the stage where he considered the ears of my adult Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Ripley, to be chew toys. Although he was a typical playful retriever puppy, one of the more serious tasks that he seemed to have set for himself was observing the behaviours of my adult dog. more
perfect pal

Does Your Dog Need a Friend?

Category: Breeds
If you’re considering getting a pal for your dog, the match is all important. Of course, it all comes down to the individuals, but there are general rules to follow to help ensure a good pairing. Here, Gina DiNardo, breed expert and AKC Executive Secretary, shares the guidelines for choosing a dog who will get along well with your dog.   more

Get Cozy! The Best Dog Beds & More For Snuggling Up This Winter

Category: Dog Life
Sleepypod ($190) is three-in-one perfection: it’s an everyday pet bed, a sleek and stylish carrier, and a safety-tested car seat. Ideal for dogs 15 pounds or less, the super-comfy interior offers the cozy retreat and personal security your pup deserves whether at home or travelling. more


Dog of the Week!

Meet: Blaze