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Becoming a Dog Owner
Learn about the responsibilities of dog ownership and determine if you are ready for a dog or puppy. Get specifics that can help you decide where and how to get a dog with the following valuable resources regarding breeders, adoption groups and animal shelters. Discover what type of dog is best for you and understand why preserving the canine-human bond is so important.

Caring for Dogs and Puppies
Are you meeting your dog’s basic needs? Learn the important differences between caring for puppies and senior dogs. From diet and grooming to home life and travel, become the responsible owner your dog desires with these helpful tools and tips.

Health & Wellness
A healthy dog is a happy dog. Here are some health care essentials for your dog or puppy, including veterinary information, nutritional guidelines and dental hygiene tips. Understand common medical problems and identify potential health risks for your dog.

Dog Training & Socialization
No one enjoys being around an unruly, disobedient dog. Obedience training and proper socialization will help your dog become a welcome guest in most environments. From housebreaking to basic commands, training will actually strengthen the bond between you and your dog, leading to a happier and less stressful life together.

Dog Breed Information
Dogs may have originated from wolves, but they have come a long way. Find descriptions about dog breeds from Affenpinschers to Yorkshire Terriers, including mixed breeds. Use this information to decide which breed suits you best, or simply learn more about your favorite breed.

Toys & Supplies
Find all kinds of gear for dogs from the pampered pooch to the sporting hound. Spoil your dog a little - or a lot - with this selection of toys, beds, leashes, collars, fashions and more. Read reviews and compare prices on a variety of dog products.

Sports & Recreation
Discover a variety of activities for you and your dog. Find out how to get your dog involved in dog shows, agility training, herding trials and other canine sports. Learn about hiking or hunting with dogs. There are dozens of ways to stay active and bond with your dog at the same time.

Working Dogs
Dogs are not only loving, loyal companions – they are also diligent workers. Find out about the lives of dogs in the workforce from those who risk their lives in the line of duty, to the trusty guide dogs helping people in their daily lives.

Fun & Photos
Test your canine knowledge with quizzes and trivia. Browse pictures of dogs from naughty to nice. Read funny stories and dog jokes and have a few laughs.

Advocacy & Legislation
You can help provide a better life for dogs in need. Find out how to support canine rights and welfare. Learn about charity organizations, animal advocacy groups, humane societies and more. Discover what the law says about dogs and how it may affect you as a dog owner.

Pet Loss
The death of a pet is incredibly devastating. This information can provide compassionate support and resources for dog lovers who have lost a beloved companion.

Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to some commonly asked questions about dogs and dog ownership.

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