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We know you love your furry companion and we want to help you both live life to the fullest.
That’s why we’ve created Dog’s Best Life – an online magazine to provide information for dog lovers to help you keep pet happy, healthy, playful and loyal.

Use music to soothe dog separation anxiety

Separation anxiety in dogs is a common and serious issue. It can cause nervous behaviors like chewing, destruction and pacing, along with urinating and defecating. If you work in a shelter with anxious dogs, or have one at home that howls every time you leave him alone, there are simple ways to help calm and… Read the rest »

Learn to treat canine depression

By Kelly Marshall It may come as a surprise to some people that dogs can experience canine depression. Much like humans, dogs can suffer from depression too and the symptoms are very similar. Your dog may not show much interest in activities that he used to enjoy, such as riding in the car, going for… Read the rest »

Teach old dog new tricks

By Terry Jester Although the average age for a dog in an adult dog training class seems to be between 6 and 9 months, is there an upper age limit? Is there ever a time when a dog is simply “too old” for training? According to professional dog trainers, the answer is, “no.” “It is… Read the rest »

Keep your dog safe on Halloween

By Terry Jester If you have children, Halloween can be a fun-filled, exciting time. But throw animals into the mix, and it can be terrifying. Our pets do not understand the concept of costumes and masks. To them, if it looks like a monster, acts like a monster, even if it smells like little Johnny… Read the rest »

Does nutrition affect your dog’s behavior?

By Nancy Cope Recent studies, and common sense, suggest that nutrition does have an important effect on a dog’s behavior. Many dog food companies are adding more micronutrients, anti-oxidants, and vitamins and minerals to foods today in the belief that behavior can be affected. But not every dog has a good diet. It has even… Read the rest »