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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.

15 tips to keep your dog safe and healthy this summer

Keep your dog cool this summer with DogsBestLife.com's 15 tips.

By Karen A. Soukiasian Here are a few tips to help you and your dog can enjoy the summer without an unpleasant incident! 1. Water, water, water!! Keep your dog hydrated. Just in case they drink all the water out of one bucket, or spill it, keep a few buckets of cool, fresh water available… Read the rest »

Healthy dogs shouldn’t have bad breath

Desensitize your dog to having their mouths examined and teeth brushed by starting when they are young.

By Karen A. Soukiasian A healthy dog should not have bad breath. The reality is, approximately 80 percent of dogs do suffer from gingivitis or a periodontal disease by the time they are 5 years old. Now and then a simple dental procedure such as a professional cleaning or perhaps a bad tooth extracted can… Read the rest »

Teach your dog trail etiquette

dog trail etiquette

By Terry Jester I think we’ve all been there. Strolling down the trail, enjoying the flowers, birds, and quiet, when all of a sudden, out of nowhere, a large, excited dog, no leash, no manners, executes a drive-by crotching, rudely shoving his nose in your privates, pawing your clean shirt with muddy feet, and then… Read the rest »

Keep your dog away from poisonous plants

Take some time to research the various houseplants and garden plants that your dogs may potentially be exposed to. It is not always necessary to completely remove the plants; rather they may just need to be placed above the dog's reach.

By Kelly Marshall It is always a shock when pet owners come home to find their dog sick and their favorite houseplants chewed to pieces. There are many safe plants that can be kept with dogs but there are some vary common houseplants and even outdoor plants that are extremely poisonous and potentially be lethal… Read the rest »

Use training to eliminate dog aggression

Trauma, breeding and lack of socialization can all contribute to dog aggression

By Karen A. Soukiasian In general, there are three root causes for dog aggression. The first, is trauma. That includes: abuse, neglect, agitation and fear. Careless breeding The second is careless breeding. Aggression breeds aggression. That is why we always tell people who are purchasing a new puppy, to insist on meeting the parents. If… Read the rest »