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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.

Why does my dog stick his nose there?

By Karen A. Soukiasian Dogs noses come in all sizes, shapes and colors, but they all do the same thing besides the obvious; they keep your dog informed. The bigger, longer, and wetter the nose, the more information is sucked up….sort of like a vacuum cleaner. Many embarrassed, exasperated, inexperienced dog owners wonder “Why does… Read the rest »

Is Frisbee the right sport for your dog?

By Nancy Cope Frisbee became a popular game for humans in the 1970s and it wasn’t long before dogs joined in too. National interest was sparked in August of 1974 when a 19-year-old college student and his dog interrupted a baseball game between the Dodgers and the Reds by playing Frisbee on the field. It… Read the rest »

Overcome your dog’s fear of car rides

Driving with your dog is inevitable. From trips to the dog park to routine visits to the vet, there’s dozens of reasons for your dog to hop in the backseat and take a car ride with you. But, what if your pet tucks his tail between his legs at the sight of your car keys,… Read the rest »

Protect your dog on the Fourth of July

By Terry Jester I can’t think of a more stressful or dangerous holiday for our pets than the Fourth of July. It is the most likely holiday for your pet to end up in the emergency veterinary hospital, or worse. Chicken bones lodged in your dog’s throat, snatched from the family’s picnic. Firecrackers tied to… Read the rest »

Keep your dog cool this summer

By Nancy Cope The most important thing in the summer is to keep a fresh supply of water available at all times. Just like humans, dogs need water to stay cool and hydrated in the heat. Refill the dish whenever you see that it’s empty, or consider a water bowl with a reservoir above.