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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.

Do research before deciding to adopt a dog

By Nancy Cope Becoming a dog owner – or pet parent — is a huge commitment. Here’s a lit of things to consider before making it. Size Depending on what your home is like, you may prefer a specific size of dog. Smaller dog breeds are perfect for smaller areas such as apartments and townhouses…. Read the rest »

Is your dog on the smart list?

By Terry Jester Researcher and author Dr. Stanley Coren, who penned the book, The Intelligence of Dogs, told the American Psychological Association his choices for the five smartest dog breeds. Coren says the five smartest breeds are: the border collie, the poodle, the German shepherd, the golden retriever and the Doberman. His list of stupid… Read the rest »

Walks: good for dogs and their owners

By Sara B. Hansen Everyone knows it’s important to walk your dog so she gets exercise. But two studies show that owners may get as much benefit, if not more, than their dogs.

Be sure you’re prepared for commitment before adopting dog

By Karen A. Soukiasian According to statistics compiled by the Humane Society of the United States, 6-8 million, (yes, you read correctly,) dogs and cats are cared for in humane society shelters across the country. That’s not counting the dogs in rescues! Approximately one half, 4-6 million of them, will be euthanized. Those numbers are… Read the rest »

Owning a dog helps keep you happy and healthy

By Karen A. Soukiasian Medical and psychological findings show that in general people who have pets are both mentally and psychologically in better health than non-pet owners. There are a number of reasons why these findings make sense. First of all, the majority of pet owners understand that their pets depend on them to stay… Read the rest »