A History of Milk-Bone®, an American Icon
Explore over a century of Milk-Bone® history in this illustrated timeline!
Meet Nala and White Coffee Cat
These crazy-adorable cats may be more popular than everyone you know.
Expert Q&A: Cats and Protein
Our in-house vet Dr. Leslie explains the best types of protein for your kitty's diet.
Tips for Bringing Home a Kitten
Follow these steps to seamlessly welcome your new feline friend into your home!
Why Cats Lick Everything
Cats lick themselves and their food bowl clean, but they lick a lot of weird stuff too. Here's why.
Are You Ready for Another Cat?
How to tell if your cat wants a buddy, how to choose the right friend, and how to arrange a meet-cute between them.
Take Your Dog to Camp
Canine camps offer many benefits for dogs and their people, from new friends and skills to a deeper connection.
Turn Your Backyard into a Catio
Learn how to convert your enclosed backyard into a safe outdoor space for your cat.
How to Help Find Your Pet—Before He Gets Lost
If your pet's missing, every minute counts. Prepare ahead of time with these tips.
Teach Your Dog to Give A High Five
Ever wish your best buddy could help you celebrate with a high five? Here's how to teach him!
How to Bond with Your Dog in the Kitchen
Want to bond with your pooch — and avoid kitchen mayhem — while cooking dinner? Here's how!
Why Your Dog Adores His Veggies
Dogs love eating healthy, delicious veggies. Discover why canines love farm-fresh produce.
VIDEO: 3 Signs Your Cat is Happy
Is your cat happy? In this episode of Caturdays, Dr. Leslie explains how you can tell.
How To Potty Train a Puppy
Potty training is essential for pups so your home stays mess-free. Here are the best ways to do it.
How to Maintain Your Pet's Skin and Coat
Dr. Leslie explains how proper diet and nutrition can help promote healthy skin for your pet.
How Much Wet Food Should I Feed My Cat?
Our expert, Dr. Leslie, spills on how much wet food cats should eat.
Why Do Cats Purr?
Purrs are a window into your cat's heart. Find out exactly what cats are saying when they purr.
INFOGRAPHIC: Can My Dog Eat That?
Most dogs will happily eat human food, but some can be bad or even dangerous for your dog’s health.
Tips For Choosing A Dog
Finding your perfect canine personality match starts with assessing your own wants and needs.
A Guide to Common Dog Behaviors
Discover why your dog does the things that drive you crazy, and what you can do about it.
VIDEO: Three Tips for Choosing a Shelter Cat
Dr. Leslie explores key things to consider when adopting a cat in this Caturdays video.
14 Awesome Large Dog Breeds
Big dogs have lots of love to give. Learn more about your favorite big breeds right here.
VIDEO: How to Pet a Cat
Time to talk kitty belly-rubs in this episode of the Caturdays video series.
Smart Sports Snacking With Your Pet
Who says your dog and cat can't enjoy the big game, too? Dr. Leslie dishes on pet-friendly snacks.
VIDEO: How to Make Feeding Fun
Variety is the spice of life. Even for our feline friends. This episode of Caturdays explains.
8 Ways to Celebrate Love Your Pet Day
You love your pet. Love Your Pet Day is an occasion to celebrate that love! Here's how.
The Ultimate Guide to Cat Dental Health
Dr. Leslie doles out advice for busy pet parents on keeping up with kitty dental care.
Zodicat: An Astrology Quiz
Are you and your cat a match made in the heavens? The Zodicat quiz reveals how your stars align.
Study Shows Dogs Mimic Our Behavior
Be careful – your dog is copying your emotional responses to people and things!
VIDEO: How To Tell If Your Cat Is Sick
It can be hard to tell if your cat is sick. Learn about the signs in this Caturdays episode.
VIDEO: Build An Insulated Dog House
If you’re looking for a great weekend project that will make your dog happy, this DIY dog house is perfect.
Cat Breeds: The Egyptian Mau
With his stunning good looks, it’s no wonder the Egyptian Mau was worshipped by pharaohs and kings.
Pet Food 101
Being a stellar pet parent means choosing the right food for your furry friend. Here's how.
Why My Cats Are My Valentines
Forget chocolates and cards — my cats are the best little furry Valentines. And here's why!
VIDEO: Voice Controlled Cat Feeder
There's a surprising amount of options for automatic cat feeders, but sometimes the best is one you make yourself.
Cat Breeds: The Pixiebob
Pixiebobs look like bobcats, but they're actually domestic softies. Find out more about them here!
What to Know About Dogs and Eye Injuries
Many things can contribute to eye injuries, so it's important to know common signs of eye infection or damage.
Should I Bring My Puppy to the Dog Park?
A new puppy needs many things to grow up healthy and confident, but is a visit to the dog park one of them?
10 Signs Your Dog is Happy
Ever wondered how you can really tell if you made your dog's day? Check out these 10 surefire signs.
Why You Should Laminate Lost Pet Flyers
How to keep your lost pet flyers up longer for a better chance of finding your furry friend.
Do I Have Space For Another Cat?
Aside from simple logistics, it's good to keep your cats' comfort (and personalities!) in mind.
Winter Activities to Share with Your Pet
Want to keep the festivities and fun alive after the holidays are over? Here's how!
GALLERY: 11 Dogs Who Miss the Holidays
These pup's show us how to take holiday spirit to the next level.
Stars Support Animal Causes
The stars were out in full force at L.A.'s Best Friends Animal Society's annual Strut Your Mutt fundraiser.
How to Choose a Veterinarian
If you’re looking for a new vet or just curious if your current one is right, here’s what you should know.
What's the Difference Between Cat Food and Dog Food, Really?
Should you be cautious about keeping your dog and cat from eating each other's food? Find out here.
How to Clicker Train a Cat
Through clicker training, I taught one of my cats to overcome his fears. Here's how we did it.
How Pets Help Senior Citizens
Senior citizens and their pets are meant to be BFFs. Here's why they're a perfect match.
How to Start Your Dog on Grain-Free Food
Fido going grain-free? Here's how to safely transition your pup onto his new diet.
Should I Leave My Senior Dog Alone?
This is a valid, and surprisingly common concern for many dog parents.
Michigan Firefighters Rescue Dog
Firefighters in Michigan risked their lives to save a dog that had fallen through thin ice.
VIDEO: Forgot To Get Your Cat A Gift?
Before you toss out that empty cardboard box, think about giving it to your feline friend.
Ask Morris: What Are Your Resolutions?
Morris the cat shares his New Year's resolutions -- and what he won't be changing this year.
New Year's Resolutions for You and Your Cat
Make 2017 the best year ever with resolutions you and your cat will love.
How People Love Their Pets Around the World
While our customs may differ, one thing is the same around the world — we all love our pets!
10 New Year's Resolutions for You & Your Dog
Are you and your dog ready for the New Year? Check out these resolutions for you to do together.
VIDEO: Train Your Dog to Stop Barking
Dogs sometimes bark, but you can teach your dog to control her barking so that it’s not disruptive.
Dolly, a Boy's Protector
Real-life "Lassie" dogs still exist today. Don't miss this sweet story of Derek and his dog Dolly.
Memorializing a Beloved Dog
"It was on Petfinder.com, the rescue-pet adoption site, that I first encountered my little angel."
How to Lend Holiday Help to Canine Assistants
Spread some good cheer. Help Canine Assistants provide service pups for those in need.
Ask Morris: Surviving The Holidays
Morris ponders the challenges of keeping his regular nap schedule during the holiday season.
The Joy of Fostering for Canine Assistants
Canine Assistants relies on foster families. A long-time volunteer tells us what it's like.
5 Holiday Cat Gifts That Keep On Giving
Think outside the toy box this holiday season with one of these cat gifts that keep on giving.
What it's Like to Hire a Dog-Walking Service
Are you curious about hiring a dog-walking service but aren't sure how the whole process works?
Can Dogs Eat Nuts?
Dogs love nuts, but many aren't good for them — and some may be toxic. Here's which ones to avoid.
Support Your Local Shelter
Providing a temporary foster home for a shelter cat awaiting his forever home helps an untold amount.
Keeping 'Em Happy: Collies Who Don't Herd
You don't have to live on a farm to keep your herding dog connected to his ancestral instincts.
Shelter Sends Pets Home for Thanksgiving
"We wanted to give all of the dogs and some of the cats an experience of what a family is like..."
4 Reasons Cats Love Boxes
The mystery of why cats love boxes so much comes down to instincts and comfort.
5 Ways to Include Pets in the Holidays
We've got five ideas to help you make the holidays magical for your pooch.
5 Year-round Gifts from My Cats
My cats bring me joy and happiness every day with their silly antics and regular snuggles.
Litter Box Relapse or UTI?
If your kitty is acting strangely, your vet is the best person to help sort out what's going on.
How to Be a Cat Sitter
Have you ever wanted to be a cat sitter? Find out if the job's right for you.
Easing Anxiety for Pets with Cancer
Dr. Leslie explains how you and your furry buddy can stay calm if he is diagnosed with cancer.
The Thanksgiving My Cats Ate The Turkey
When my sneaky felines ate half of the turkey, I thought Thanksgiving was ruined.
Clicker Training for Cats 101
Who says you can't teach a cat tricks? Learn the secrets of clicker training here.
Give Quality Time With Your Pet a Boost
Are you letting your pet know how you feel? Show your love in a meaningful way with these tips.
Despite Cancer, I'm Thankful for My Life
This dog has a lot to be thankful for this year: her good name and a good life.
Quiz: What Type Of Cat Are You?
Determine what kind of cat personality you possess—and what type of cat would be your best match!
7 Things That Can Stress Out Your Pet
Is your pet stressed out? Here are some surprising things that could be the cause.
Thanksgiving Pet Safety
Here are some reasons why Fido should not join you at the dinner table for the traditional holiday feast.
7 Cat Breeds with Un-Catlike Features
Meet 7 beautiful cat breeds that defy stereotypes with their amazing, un-catlike features.
The Story of Joe the Cat
The beginning of Joe’s story is marked by unimaginable cruelty, but thankfully that is not the entirety of it.
Rescue Dogs of Instagram
Ever wondered what it would be like to adopt three large rescue dogs while living in the heart of the city?
Keeping 'Em Happy: Hounds Who Don't Hunt
Not hunting with your hound? Here are some alternatives to keep him happy.
This Old English Sheepdog and his owner are winning hearts on Instagram one super-fluffy photo at a time!
Cat Health and Urinary Behavior
Recognizing irregular behavior is a common method pet owners use to determine if their cat may be sick or in pain.
Gift Your Pet Safe Spaces For the Holidays
The holidays are stressful for pets. Ease anxiety with safe spots where furry friends can hang out.
8 Tips for Traveling with Your Cat
Traveling with your cats can be tricky. Here are 8 tips for an easier journey.
These 4 Black Cats & Dogs Are Good Luck
Black cats and dogs are the best good luck charms around. These four cuties show us why.
How to Bathe a Dog with Sensitive Skin
Is your dog sensitive? Here's how to keep him clean without irritating his skin.
This proudly hirsute cat has achieved the kind of fame usually reserved for Hollywood starlets.
Why Does My Dog Eat Rocks, Socks & More?
Wonder why your dog eats weird stuff? Dr. Leslie explains and tells us how to stop this behavior.
Why Does My Cat...?
Cats have their quirks. One expert tells us why our feline friends do some of the things they do.
Tips for Tailgating with Your Dog
Love tailgating with your dogs? Our expert provides tips on how to have a safe and fun party.
Infographic: Prepping for a Dog
This guide shows you what you need to know before bringing your first furry friend home.
Dog Park Dispatch: Packing for Adventure
This month's dispatch has all the tips you need to make traveling with your pup easy and fun.
Meet Princess Cheeto
She has taken the Internet by storm, thanks to photographer Hugo Martinez's singular vision for his singular cat.
Ask Morris: Celebrating Halloween
Morris the Cat ponders his pet costume options and how he'll spend Halloween with his family.
How Therapy Dogs Help Troubled Teens
Therapy dogs can help troubled teens overcome a variety of issues, making their lives better.
5 Fall Activities to Enjoy with Your Dog
Get outside with your pooch this fall! Enjoy these fun activities -- and each other — all season.
How My Dog and I Celebrate Halloween
It's not just humans who love Halloween. Here's one dog who loves celebrating it with his people.
12 Tips for Bathing Your Dog
Deeply committed to animal friendliness and giving back, John Paul Pet knows pet grooming.
5 Steps to Having a Greener Pet
These eco-friendly pet care ideas can help reduce your pet's carbon pawprint.
How a Dog-like Cat Won My Heart
Puddin' Pie was a part of our family for a decade. I'd never seen a cat like her before.
Should I Walk My Cat On A Leash?
Here’s how to determine if a leashed walk is a fit for your cat, as well as how to get started!
6 Tips for Busy Pet Owners
Want to have more fun with your pet, but don't have the time? Squeeze in more love with these tips.
3 Tips for Commuting with Your Dog
The next time you try to take your furry friend out on the town, keep this guide in mind.
The Benefits of Spaying and Neutering
The decision to spay or neuter your pet may be the best decision for your pet’s overall health.
How Pets Can Improve Your Baby's Life
Pets not only take adorable pictures with your baby, they can also improve her life and health.
16 Tips and Tricks for City Cats
Tried-and-true ways to keep city felines happy, healthy, and entertained (and your own possessions clean and safe).
Pet Parents Make Better Neighbors
Extra time outdoors creates opportunities to meet neighbors—and having a cute dog certainly breaks the ice!
Ensure Your Pet Gets the Right Nutrition
Choosing a pet food can feel daunting. Our expert makes the decision easier.
The Dish on Canine Nutrition
How can you know if your pup is getting adequate nutrition? Dr. Leslie explains.
How To Choose The Best Dental Treat
Some dental treats are better than others. Our expert gives advice on choosing the best one.
Senior Dogs, Puppy Behaviors
As dogs get older, you won’t just see changes in appearance or stamina. You’ll also see changes in behavior.
Wear Your Dog-Love On Your Sleeve
Combine a love of dogs and clever sayings with these succinct and witty iron-on patches.
52 Things We Love About Dogs
Celebrate National Dog Week every week with this list of the things we love best about dogs.
10 Tips To Keep A Home Clean with Pets
It is possible to catch the dirt and debris that comes along with pets and clean effectively when you do.
How Dinner Music Makes My Dogs' Day
Does singing to my dogs before their meal enhance their dining experience? I think so.
Training Dogs Vs. Service Dogs
While most dog owners depend on their dog for companionship, others look to dogs for assistance.
4 Signs of a Happy Cat
You know your cat is healthy, but is she happy? Here are four ways to gauge your kitty's happiness.
Ask Morris: Back-to-School Routines
What do you do all day with the kids back in school? Hint: it involves a lot of sleep.
How to Reduce Your Dog’s Stress
Jennifer Arnold of Canine Assistants explains the importance of reducing stress in dogs.
Labor Day Love: Diabetes Alert Dogs
Medical alert dogs work hard every day. Here's how they impact the lives of people with diabetes.
Back to School? Don't Forget the Pets!
Heading back to school can be a stressful time for your pets. Here's how to help them cope.
Why Your Pooch is Mad for Meat
Just like his canine ancestors, your pup loves to eat meat. Science explains why.
Why Do Dogs Growl?
Growling is a canine warning which, roughly translated, means, “Hey, I don’t like that."
Make Your Own Compact Cat Tree
Perfect for a corner or small space, you can make this four level DIY cat tree for about $40.
Pokémon Go Goes to the Dogs
Fans of the game are looking past Pikachu, Charmander, and Squirtle and to its altruistic potential.
Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Salutes 9/11 Heroes
This year's event will pay tribute to the wonderful first responders and their working dogs who keep us safe.
What To Do If Your Pet Is Injured
They could be in pain, scared, or confused, so it's important to act appropriately to ensure they get the help they need.
How a Pet a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Pets may just be the best medicine. Learn how they make us healthier, happier and better people.
Pet Activities For When You're Away
Pets having too much fun while you're away? Here's how to keep them happy and your home intact.
Taking a Bite Out of Biting the Mailman
Some dogs go crazy when they see the mailman. Here's why (and what to do about it!).
The Canine Captains of Industry
Many dogs go to work with their owners, but how many actually work? These two pups do and they do it well.
The cargo? Approximately eighty lucky rescue dogs once lost, abandoned, neglected, or abused.
The Feline Captains of Industry
Plenty of pets accompany their owners to work, but these felines have real jobs to do.
Anything for My Cats
The Noseprint™ contributor Savannah tells about the crazy things she does for kitty love.
10 Fun Stats for Cat Lovers
The Meow Mix® poll of cat lovers unlocks the many mysteries of our feline friends.
Get the Stats on All Things Cats
The Meow Mix® poll of cat lovers dives deep into the special cat bond.
Introducing Dr. Jill's Cat 101 Course
We’ve got the basic tips you need for getting along with your feline friend.
Summertime Safety for Your Dog
Fun in the sun can hold hidden doggie dangers. Avoid a trip to the emergency vet with these tips.
Show Your Rescue Pride With This DIY
Show the world how much you love your rescue dog with a DIY t-shirt for you and a bandana for your pup!
When To Bring Your New Puppy Home
Everyone gets excited to bring their new pup home, but when is the right time?
Make Your Home a Cat Paradise in 5 Steps
To prevent boredom and keep your furry friend happy, enrich his environment with some fun toys and spaces to climb.
Mochi: The Noseprint™ Dog of the Month
Meet Mochi the Goldendoodle who teaches us about always being photo-ready.
10 Funny Ways Your Dog Passes The Day
Ever wonder what your dog does when you're gone? This hilarious gallery has all the answers.
What Does Your Pet Do When Home Alone?
Think your dog naps on the couch all day awaiting your return from work?
Summer Travel: Should Your Pet Join?
Check out what experts say about bringing your dog on vacation.
Looking to Fund a Pet Project?
Contribute to an animal welfare project with this crowdfunding app for pets.
This Dog's Life: A Survivor's Story
Read this story of life in a puppy mill from one brave dog's point of view.
Turning A Love of Dogs Into A Career
Take a look at these jobs that have stemmed from people's love for dogs.
5 Signs Your Dog Loves You
Ever wonder if your dog really loves you? Check out these 5 signs to know for sure!
7 Expert Tips for Bringing Fido to the Office
Tips to make your dog's first day on the job the best.
New Comedy Starring Dachshund
Watch out for the new dark comedy starring Weiner-Dog, the compassionate Dachshund!
Contributor Story: Flash the Rescue Dog
The Noseprint™ contributor Alex shares how she saved her Chihuahua, Flash, from near-death more than once.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is too full of affection to stand on formality.
Poodle Breaks Guinness World Record
Sailor the standard Poodle breaks World Record for Fastest 10 meter on a Walking Glove by a dog!
Prevent Heartworm with Regular Testing
Many dog owners have heard of heartworm disease but may not fully understand how the disease develops.
9 Dog Park Alternatives
Exercise and bond with your dog without the risks that a dog park visit can engender.
Love Dogs, Will Travel
If you happen to be an animal lover with a case of wanderlust, the price for unique and high-end accommodations can be free.
Commemorating Lost Friends
In honor of World Pet Memorial Day, we pay tribute to the furry friends we’ve lost.
9 Ways to Upgrade Your Dog's Life
We spend a lot of time talking about how to improve our own lives, but how about the lives of our pets?
5 Signs Your Dog's Vision is Worsening
Dogs won't let us know when they START to lose vision. They let us know when they have lost enough to make visual mistakes.
For them, sleeping under the stars, running barefoot in the sand, and witnessing azure sunsets are everyday treats.
Secure Your Dog's Leash with a Carabiner
When you’re walking your dog and want to stop somewhere for a few minutes, a carabiner makes it easy to secure a leash.
Put Together a Pet First Aid Kit
It's a good idea to prepare a specific kit for your dog or cat so that in an emergency you'll have everything at hand.
Dogs in the City: Meet Craig and Boss of SF
A man’s story of unspoken love, cross-country moves and chill-out time with his Great Dane.
Meatball: The Noseprint™ Dog of the Month
Hear Meatball’s stories of saving puppies, Instagram fame and drive-through ice cream shops.
Put an ID Collar on Your Indoor Cat
When your indoor kitty gets too curious and darts outside, a collar might be the only thing that can help it come home.
Tips for Paying Expensive Vet Bills
Not only can large veterinary bills strain a household budget, but they can also force us into making tough choices.
Add a Scratching Post to Your Table
Your furniture can serve double duty by wrapping a table leg with thick natural rope for a built-in scratching post.
Make Your Own Dog Car Hammock
This cheap DIY car hammock can keep your dog in his place during your next road trip.
Use a USB Flash Drive to Find a Lost Dog
Who doesn't have old USB drives lying around just waiting for something interesting to do?
Use this Trick to Get Your Dog to Come Back
No matter how well you train your dog, they sometimes slip away from you. You try to get them back, and they just won't come.
Use Vinegar to Get Rid of Pet Odors
Whether you're cleaning up after your own pet or moving into a new place, vinegar will help get rid of any lingering pet odors.
Ohio Police Adopt Stray Dog as Their Own
The officers and police personnel wanted "JD" to go to a good home, so they decided to give him one themselves.
The Best Pet-Friendly Houseplants
The key is to just find a few plants that fit your criteria, then stick to them.
4 of Our Favorite Dog Supplies
These specially designed and pet-friendly products may be just what you and your dog need!
Your Dog Was Sprayed By A Skunk—Now What?
Dog owners know to keep their dog away from skunks at all costs—but sometimes Fido has other plans.
DIY Travel Blanket
This lightweight blanket takes up as little space as possible and can be folded flat to fit in most bags.
Ringworm and Your Pet
Knowing the facts about ringworm and how to prevent this skin condition from spreading is crucial.
Mother’s Day at Canine Assistants
Canine Assistants’ mama dog, Gidget, shows what humans can learn from puppy love.
How to Prepare Your Pup for a Natural Disaster
This infographic will help you know what to do with your pet when crisis hits.
The Most and Least Expensive US Cities to Have a Dog
Taking care of a dog can be really expensive, and where you live can affect how costly it is to be a dog owner.
Meet Sir Spanky: The Noseprint™ Dog of the Month
Every month we’ll honor a dog from our community. Could yours be next?
How to Build a Pet Evacuation Kit
Create an evacuation kit to quickly transport your pets during an emergency.
Match Your Linens to Your Pets
When pets shed, their fur can get all over your linens whether you allow them on your bed or not.
Solution for Your Dog's Upset Stomach
You can help keep your dog’s intestinal ecosystem on track by giving your dog beneficial bacteria, aka probiotics.
The Ultimate Water Bowl for Your Dog
This bowl filters and stores your dog’s water so he always has a fresh, clean supply.
Here’s to making sure your dog has a blast in the bath!
Here’s to making sure your dog has a blast in the bath!
Why Keeping Your Dog’s Nails Trimmed Is So Important
Proper nail care is essential for your dog’s comfort and even his health.
My Dog Is Not Your Dog: A Dog Park Dispatch
Our contributor Jonathan Wiener shares his stories of dog park etiquette.
Protect Your Home from Pet Hair
Brushing your pet is probably the easiest way to control shedding, but here are a few less obvious tricks.
4 Convenient Ways to Keep Your Dog Fit
Short on time? Here are a few easy ways to keep your dog (and yourself) in great shape!
Kidney Disease In Dogs and Cats
It is important to know your pet’s normal eating and drinking habits so you are more likely to detect any dietary abnormalities.
5 Ways to Prevent Separation Anxiety
Here’s how you can modify your own behaviour to cultivate a healthy sense of security in your dog.
Where to Get Your Dog: Breeder vs. Shelter
There are some strong opinions on which is better, but in the end it has more to do with the individual than the dog.
Meet PixieBelle: The Noseprint™ Dog of the Month
Every month we’ll honor a dog from our community. Could yours be next?
4 Ways to Soothe Your Dog's Achy Joints
You can help make your dog more comfortable with these simple tips.
Do you know what makes these dogs so sleek and unique?
Do you know what makes these dogs so sleek and unique?
Dogs in the City: Meet Marissa and Geronimo
Learn what it’s like to bring up a puppy in the City by the Bay.
4 Ways to Help Your Dog Have a Good Grooming Experience
Use these tips to prep your pup for a relaxed and comfortable time at the groomer.
The 12 Most Common Plants That Are Toxic to Pets
To keep your pets safe, check out this infographic and avoid having any of these plants around your home.
Seizures In Dogs
Seizures continue to be a medical issue veterinarians sometimes struggle to monitor and treat in dogs.
Are These 8 Hidden Pet Toxins in Your Home?
Spring is here, but with it comes some things you didn’t know were harmful to your pet.
Find out which furry friend is right for your pack!
Find out which furry friend is right for your pack!
Why is My Dog Staring At Me?
Is he plotting world domination? Is he worried about you? Is he hungry? Do you have something between your teeth?!
Dogs in the City: Meet Ellen and Scout of San Francisco
SF resident Ellen shares her story of loving her senior pup, Scout.
Man Gives Shelter Dogs Free Makeovers for Adoption
"It's trying to bring these dogs to comfort, so they can become more adoptable and that's the goal."
Why and When a Senior Should Adopt a Dog
Studies show that having a companion animal can actually improve a person’s mental and physical health in a plethora of ways.
Your Smiley of the Day
Golden Retriever Smiley was born in a puppy mill with a condition linked to dwarfism.
Find Out If Your Pet Can Fly In-Cabin with This Guide
Map Happy has compiled the in-cabin pet policy for major airlines into an easy to read chart.
Top 5 Dog-Friendly Spring Break Locations
You and your pup can enjoy spring break together at these five spots!
Why Does My Dog Like Some People and Not Others?
Research has shown that dogs continually monitor the social interactions of their owners and use this information to form opinions.
The Science of Choosing a Dog’s Name
“For the dog, it is less about the name per se than about the way the name is said.”
Pet Talk: Socializing Your Puppy
Exposing your puppy to the world through proper socialization will help them develop into a social, obedient and confident dog.
Saying Goodbye to Jake
The Noseprint™ contributor Jessica Bullock shares her story of senior dog love and loss.
Do Dogs Help Relieve Stress?
Our behaviorist expert Dr. Jill tells us why dogs are the secret to helping lower stress.
Pet Talk: Getting Your Pets Microchipped
Microchipping, one of the newest ways to locate and identify lost animals, is growing in popularity and efficiency.
The Most Important Thing You Can Teach Your Dog
Is it “Don’t bite people,” or perhaps “Get along with other dogs,” or even “Don’t potty in the house?”
The Very Serious Side Effect to Dog Fostering
These folks decided to adopt their foster dogs and became what rescue workers lovingly call foster failures.
What Are the Signs of Kennel Cough?
Dogs exposed to crowded areas with poor ventilation are at higher risk for developing kennel cough.
Golden Retrievers: The Origin Story
Ever wondered what makes golden retrievers so great? The answers are in the breed.
Meet Parker the Australian Doodle
Parker is a mini Australian Labradoodle making a name in San Francisco.
Why Does My Dog Love Peanut Butter?
Our vet expert Dr. Leslie reveals why dogs go nuts for a scoop of PB (and possibly J)!
The Easiest Way to Make Gilded Bowls Ever
This hack is all about gold contact paper, a few strategic cuts, and a matter of minutes.
Dogs in the City: Meet Jay and Byson of San Francisco
Meet the dogs that live the city life in the sunny and foggy techtropolis of San Francisco.
How to Throw a Birthday Party For Your Dog!
How to throw a well-deserved birthday bonanza for your dog.
My Dog Calling: Why I Only Wave to Dogs
The Noseprint contributor Molly Sanchez thinks life is happier when you only wave to dogs!
The 20 Most Popular Dog Names
The list of the most popular dog names generally doesn’t change much from year to year, a little like the list of most popular dog breeds.
Four Ways to Support Military Dogs
Many brave military dogs serve our country every day. A new law helps welcome them home warmly, and you can too.
Dog-Friendly Dates in 5 U.S. Cities
Check out these cities for spots where you and your pup will fall in love all over again!
Beyond Puppy Love: Michael and Sally
Michael and his friend Sally have a lot to teach us about puppy love.
What Peanut Butter Biscuit Is Right for Your Pup?
Check out these profiles to see which new peanut butter flavor treat your dog is likely to love.
Fernando and Jarrett: A Real Life Story of Friendship
Some classic love stories involve roses and chocolates. Others involve a wet nose, wagging tail and warm hugs.
Canine Assistants’ Teaching Methods, Explained
Jennifer Arnold explains the origin of the Georgia-based nonprofit and its Bond-Based Choice Teaching principles.
Dogs In The City: Meet David and Presley of San Francisco
Meet this dog dad and pup who live the city life in the sunny and foggy tech-tropolis of San Francisco.
9 Tips for Becoming a Dog Park Star
These tips can help you avoid awkward moments so you can have a great time at the dog park.
5 Causes of Bad Doggy Breath
We’re unlocking the mysteries of doggy breath to help your pup to be cuddle ready.
It’s Not You. It’s My Dog.
Got a "prior engagement" that comes in the shape of a dog? Dora Yu knows exactly what you mean.
5 International Festivals That Prove It's a Dog’s World
Here's a look at some special celebrations of dogs from around the world.
Pamper Your Pooch with Valentine’s Day Printables
Dog-friendly ways to say I love you this Valentine’s Day.
Give Lots of Love and a D.I.Y. to Your Furry Valentine
Hearts and love fill the air on Valentine’s Day! Fill your dog’s day with lots of love and treats by making this heart-shaped treat bag!
Meet Klinker: The Bee Savior
Klinker is a buzz-worthy hero who inspects honeybee hives to protect bees from extinction.
Is a Retriever the Golden Ticket for Your Family?
Read all the reasons why a retriever is a perfect family dog.
How Do I Socialize My Dog With New People?
Our expert has the answers for turning your pet into a people pup.
4 Tips for Surviving Your Dog's Terrible Twos
Here are some tips to help your dog happily transition from puppy to grown-up pup.
The Noseprint™ Golden Dog Awards 2016
Awards for excellence in the fields of cuteness, fun, courage and more!
Meet Emmy: The Seizure Detection Dog
Emmy keeps a watchful eye on Diana when she experiences seizures.
The Pros and Cons of Pet Wellness Plans
An investment or a waste of money? Read the list of pros and cons below and decide what is right for you and your pet.
6 Tips for Making Winter Walks Wonderful
Dogs still need exercise even when the weather outside is frightful. Here are some tips for walking together in the winter.
4 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Dog
Use these tips to revitalize the connection between you and your pet this new year.
7 Tips to Help Support Your Dog’s Agility
Your dog certainly doesn’t have to be an obstacle course champ to have champion-level agility skills.
5 Exercises to Keep Your Dog Young at Heart
A little bit of light daily exercise can be great for helping your senior dog to feel spry and healthy.
6 Ways To Help Support Your Dog's Immune System
Here are six ways to help support your aging dog’s immune system so he can be as friendly as he likes!
Meet Jackie and Her Aussie, Fanny!
Fanny the one-eyed Aussie shep and her owner, Jackie, show that life is worth winking at!
15 Ways You Know You’re a Retriever
Everyone has an inner dog that is waiting to get out. Read this list to see if your inner dog is a retriever.
What Should I Feed My Older Dog?
Our resident vet, Dr. Leslie, has a few tips for keeping your dog a keen, lean, fun machine.
6 Ways to Help Keep Your Dog’s Joints Healthy
Whether we like it or not, we all know that as we age, things that were once easy become more difficult.
5 Tips to Help Freshen Your Dog's Breath
Canine kisses are the best—if your dog’s breath is as fresh as a spring morning.
Happy Trails: 8 Tips for Hiking With Your Dog
Hiking is fun! And when you do it with your best friend by your side, every trail is a happy one.
Meet the Pet Experts: Dr. Jill & Dr. Leslie
Leslie and Jill have dedicated their careers to enriching the lives of America’s pets and pet parents.
5 Instagram Dogs Taking the World By Storm
From east to west, north to south—it’s a dog’s world, and we just live in it!
Dog Origins: What's Your Dog's Backstory?
Your dog’s ancestors may have once led a very different life from what your dog lives now.
Canine Assistants: 6 Questions for Gary Arnold
We caught up with Gary to find out more about the wonderful nonprofit, Canine Assistants.
The 8 Best Things About Border Collies
Anybody who’s seen one or met one knows that border collies are awesome. Why? So. Many. Reasons.
7 Tips for Welcoming a Shelter Dog
Here are some tips that will help you make the new member of your pack feel right at home.
How to Pick the Right Daycare for Your Dog
Pet daycare is a great option, but some dogs may be better suited for it than others.
How Do I Train a Stubborn Dog?
The good news is most stubborn dogs are smart dogs and enjoy learning games.
How to Throw a Dog Birthday Pawty
Dogs don’t need fancy venues or swanky catering to celebrate their birthdays.
How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Barking?
Unwanted barking is one of the most common and difficult dog behaviors to change.
What Are the Most Popular Dog Breeds Around the World?
If you’re considering adopting a dog, here’s a list of the most popular breeds around the world.
8 Ways to Help Your Older Dog Feel Young
Here are some tips that will make your dog’s later years truly golden.
America’s 10 Best Dog-Friendly Destinations
Spend some quality time together at one of these dog-friendly destinations.
How a Service Dog Changed Ericka's Life
Because of Paisley, people now look beyond Ericka’s disability and her wheelchair.
How Do I Clean My Spaniel’s Ears?
Spaniels' dark, warm earflaps trap debris and earwax, providing an ideal environment for bacteria and yeast to flourish.
Meet Sarge: The Class Clown
Epilepsy service dog Sarge cracks smiles on the faces of countless patients.
Meet S’more: The Best Friend
S’more is the best friend and constant companion of a boy with medical issues.
Meet Piper: The Fearless Barn Dog
Piper helps keep her pet parent safe during seizures, and she helps kids with special needs.
Meet Oakley: The Documentary Celebrity
Oakley is providing love and support to a family whose child suffers from cerebral palsy.
Meet Hunter: The Pediatric Cancer Hero
Therapy dog Hunter brings bundles of love and comfort to patients at Children's Mercy Hospital.
Meet Axel: The Dog of All Trades
Therapy dog Axel gives unconditional love and support to everyone he encounters.
Meet Leica: The Calming Presence
Leica's job is to help kids in an outpatient medical clinic relax during their procedures.
Meet Georgie: The Community Servant
Georgie gives her pet parent love and friendship, and she provides help during epileptic seizures.
Meet Kitty: The Comforting Pup
Kitty works with her pet parent at the child abuse clinic at Cook Children’s Hospital.
Meet Eggroll: The Dog Who Can Dial 911
Service dog Eggroll helps his best friend live alone and provides companionship.
Meet Chevy: The Social Butterfly
Chevy spends time at the hospital to bring some joy to the kids staying there.
Meet Pixel: The Perfect Running Partner
Pixel helps her pet parent live an active lifestyle while suffering from diabetes and epilepsy.
Meet Hope: The Dog Who Gives Hope
Sitting at the foot of the bed in patient rooms, Hope offers patients love and companionship.
Meet Bliss: The Middle School Companion
Service dog Bliss is helping her handler’s daughter transition into middle school.
Meet Elsa: The Cuddle Bug
Elsa works with her pet parent at the hospital to help kids feel better during treatment.
All the Reasons We’re #CrazyForCollies
Collies! We just can’t get enough of these intelligent, energetic and tenacious dogs. Here's why...
Can Dogs Eat Pumpkin?
It’s a question that Dr. Leslie, our resident vet expert, gets asked every year.
Meet Wrangler: The Fire Detecting Hero
Wrangler used his keen instincts to save his family from a house fire.
My Dog Pees When I Get Home. What Should I Do?
Dr. Jill received this inquiry from a Milk-Bone® fan: Our dog pees when we come home from work. What should we do?
5 Tips for Coping With Losing Your Best Friend
Nothing in the world can make saying goodbye to a good friend easy, but the following tips can help.
Meet Tillie: The Ultimate Best Friend
When Phoebe the basset hound fell into a dangerous ravine, her bud Tillie leapt into action.
Meet Smith: The Seizure Detecting Dog
Smith is always around to help Rachel reduce the frequency of her seizures.
Meet Rolex: The Ultimate Watch Dog
Rolex helps Rosalie avoid seizures and in his spare time he teaches kids about service dogs.
Can I Feed My Dog Turkey?
Can our furry family members nibble on some of the delightful table treats, such as turkey?
This Gallery of Holiday Dogs Is a Real Winter Warmer
For a chance to see your dog’s holiday photo in this gallery, tag it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with #TreatsForAll.
Pawsome DIY Gifts To Wish Your Dog A Happy Holiday
Try these doggy gift tutorials to make visions of Milk-Bone® treats dance in your pooch’s head.
Meet Abby: The Dog Who Saved Her Family’s Life
Her family thought they were coming down with the flu but Abby knew it was something more sinister.
Make Their Treats Unique With Festive Printables
Get some fun and easy ways to customize your dog’s tastiest gifts.
6 Ways to Get Kids and Dogs to Play Nice This Holiday
Here are some tips to help your pup get along with the kiddies—and vice versa—this holiday.
7 Tips for Volunteering at your Local Animal Shelter
If you are an animal lover, consider spreading some cheer this holiday by giving back to your local shelter.
Holiday Quiz: What’s on Your Dog’s Wish List?
When you’re shopping for your pooch this season, make sure you get them a present they’ll love.
Which States Spend the Most on Holiday Dog Gifts?
A national study that is sure to make your dog wag his tail and bark with delight.
9 Tips for Jet-Setting With Your Dog
Flying with your dog can be stressful for even the most laissez-faire folks. But not if you follow these nine simple rules!
10 Questions to Ask Before Boarding Your Dog
Here is what to ask the kennel (and yourself) to make sure your pet is comfy while you are away.
How Do I Prepare My Dog for Holiday Guests?
Here are Dr. Jill’s tips for making your holiday bash a smash for everyone involved.
How to Make Every Vacation a Dog Vacation
Here are some tips for making travelling as fun for your pup as it is for you.
6 Dogs That Won the Holidays
Most dogs vacillate quite often between naughty and nice, but here are the ones that really did this holiday right.
Ask the Expert: Do Dogs Get Depressed in Winter?
Find out if dogs suffer from seasonal affective disorder or depression during the winter.
4 DIY's to Make Doggy Holidays Merry and Bright
Tutorials to deck the halls with bowwows of happiness this holiday season.
4 DIY Doggie Halloween Costumes for $15 or Less
Get Creative: 4 DIY Doggie Halloween Costumes for $15 or Less
Meet Liberty: Helping Kids One Book at a Time
Teacher’s pet, Liberty volunteers at schools to get kids interested in reading.
7 Dogs Who Won Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is awesome! Take it from these pups who are totally owning this holiday.
This #TreatsForAll Gallery is a Real Treat
For a chance to see your dog’s Halloween photo in this gallery, tag it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with #TreatsForAll.