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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.

Dog fears: 10 ways to fight separation anxiety

By Karen A. Soukiasian Because they are social animals, dogs hate being left alone. In fact, the most common of dog fears is separation anxiety. There are always exceptions to the rule, but for the most part a dog wants to be with her pack, be it you, your family, another dog, a cat, or… Read the rest »

Use the rib test to keep your dog at the right weight

The easiest way to determine if your pet is getting a bit too plump is to do The Rib Test. It's as simple as running your hands along their sides. You want to be able to feel their ribs.

By Karen A. Soukiasian There are three reasons why most puppies and dogs are overweight. The most common is being over-fed, especially in the “Treat Department.” The second is being under exercised. The third could be an unidentified medical problem. Whatever the reason, an overweight pet could eventually lead to serious health problems such as… Read the rest »

Put your dog to work and reap the rewards

By Terry Jester Two years ago, I received a phone call from a woman named Stephanie. Her Labrador retriever, Gracie, had been making Stephanie’s life miserable and she wanted to know what to do. Gracie had shredded books and magazines, eaten the hot tub cover, destroyed pillows, chewed up the steering wheel in the car… Read the rest »

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 »

Guard dog: Even smallest pup can stop burglars

Even the smallest dog can serve as a guard dog to protect your home from burglars and other threats.

Your furry best friend is there for you at all times. They provide you with comfort, entertainment and can even help ensure your safety. Your dog also plays an important role, even when you aren’t around, as a burglar deterrent. You may wonder, how effective your pup is at serving as a guard dog for… Read the rest »