The Best Dog-Proof Trash Cans

Dog eating trash out of knocked over trash can

For a lot of dog owners, finding quality dog-proof trash cans is a necessity. The interest of dogs in eating “human” or “table” food is a well-documented fact and any kind of food waste dropped in your trash can turns it into a beacon of temptation. While you may have a very well-behaved pup, making […]

How to Give a Dog a Bath – The Right Way!

Dog getting a bath outdoors in a tub

Giving a dog a bath sounds easy enough, right? Just take them out back and hose them off, squirt some of your own shampoo on them, and rinse. Ta da! But wait – there actually is a right and wrong way to bathe your furry friend. By following these tips on how to give a […]

The Best Cat Food for a Sensitive Stomach

Cat eating wet cat food from a dish

A sensitive stomach cat food can give your cat back his quality of life. When eating a food that triggers a reaction like vomiting, your cat is uncomfortable at best and damaging his digestive system at worst. Picking the right cat food is crucial to a prolonged and healthy life for your cat. Our vet […]

The Best Pet Stores in America

best pet shops in America

Finding a pet store that carries the supplies you need for your furry, feathered, or scaly family member can be difficult. You want a store that has fair prices, and a staff of caring, knowledgeable experts. You might also have special pet-related needs, like a pet store that caters to exotic creatures or one that […]

How To Get A Puppy To Sleep Through The Night

Golden retriever puppy sleeping

If you’ve just brought your new furry family member home, you might be wondering how to get a puppy to sleep through the night. Having a puppy can be very fun yet exhausting! If you are having trouble getting your puppy to sleep through the night, you are not alone. One of the most challenging […]

How to Crate Train a Puppy

Puppy in crate

As a veterinarian, many pet owners ask me why they should consider crate training and how to crate train a puppy. Crate training is an excellent way to keep your puppy from getting into trouble while you are out of the house. A crate trained puppy will not be able to chew up your couch, […]

Six Steps to Train Your Dog to Use a Treadmill

Dog walking on treadmill

Training your dog to use a treadmill is an excellent way to ensure daily exercise for your dog, even when your regular outdoor walks aren’t an option. This post will describe the six key steps to train your dog to use a treadmill. There are many benefits of exercise for dogs. Adequate exercise is one […]

The Best Wireless Dog Fence

Picture of a dog leaping - what's the best wireless fence for him?

A wireless dog fence can be a great tool for keeping your dog contained in areas where the fencing is lacking. But choosing the wrong wireless dog fence for the wrong dog can cause a number of issues for your pup. The humane society does a great job breaking down some of the potential concerns […]

The Best Step-In Dog Harness

The best step in harness

A harness can be a great tool for training and walking your dog without putting pressure on its neck and trachea. Getting the right harness, though, is a stressful process. We’ve tested and reviewed all of the major harness brands here at Pet News Daily, and in reading a ton of dog harness reviews from […]

The Best Small Breed Puppy Food

Image of a small dog with dog food

Small-breed puppy food is important because it’s formulated to the specific nutrition needs of small-breed puppies. It takes into account both their special dietary needs as a puppy and their needs as a small breed. While it isn’t necessarily unsafe to feed a small-breed puppy a different type of dog food, a high-quality small-breed puppy […]

The Best Escape Proof Dog Harnesses

Dog wearing an escape proof dog harness and leash outdoors

Finding the right escape-proof dog harness is vital if you have a Houdini dog. When you’re taking him on a walk, you should both be enjoying yourselves, not worried about whether he’s going to get loose. Finding the right harness can turn those stressful walks into the peaceful experience you prefer. The wrong harness – […]

The Best No-Pull Dog Harness

Picture of dogs with harnesses - what are the best no pull options?

Having a dog that yanks you in every direction on a walk is no fun for you as an owner, and can be dangerous to the dog. Dogs who are pullers on walks can create all kinds of issues for themselves like: Injuries to their neck or chest. Destroying their collar, leash, or harness. Pulling […]

The Best Waterproof Dog Bed

Dog lounging on waterproof dog bed

Waterproof dog beds are perfect for senior dogs or puppies who experience an odd bathroom accident, as the waterproof layer protects the filling of the bed inside. They’re also ideal for dogs who drool excessively or those who often head to their beds with wet, muddy paws. Our vet advisor, Dr. Amanda Jondle, reviewed dozens […]

The Best Snuffle Mat for Dogs

Corgi sniffing a dog snuffle mat

Are you looking for the perfect snuffle mat for your dog? Snuffle mats are a way to “slow feed” your dog, encouraging them to use their senses and think hard in order to find the treats or kibble hidden in the mat. This can relieve boredom and anxiety, and reduce any regurgitation of food. Our […]

The Best Outdoor Dog Kennel

Dog standing in outdoor dog kennel on a warm sunny day

An outdoor dog kennel is perfect for dogs who like to spend plenty of time outdoors but can’t always have free reign of the yard due to safety concerns or other reasons. While keeping dogs outdoors full time isn’t recommended, especially in kennels that aren’t climate-controlled, they’re great for letting your dog stretch their legs […]

The Best Outdoor Dog Fence

Picture of a dog sticking his face through an outdoor fence.

Outdoor dog fences are a great way to give your dog some outdoor off-leash time while still keeping them safely contained. They’re also a great way to allow a dog who doesn’t get along with strange dogs or people some time to safely roam. That said, the wrong dog fence can you to leave with […]

The Best Service Dog Harness or Vest

The best service dog harness

If you or a loved one has (or is getting) a service dog, it can be a little confusing. The ADA has a great Q and A page that can answer a lot of the questions you have about service dogs in general. But what about the topic of vests and harnesses? First off, a […]

The Best Shampoo for Cats & Kittens

Cat with towel draped around it being dried off after a bath with cat shampoo

Cats spend plenty of time cleaning themselves, but occasionally they may get dirty enough to need a bath, in which case it’s important to select a suitable shampoo for cats or kittens. Most human shampoos are too harsh for cats, as are some shampoos that are designed with our feline friends in mind. Luckily, our […]

The Best Toys for German Shepherds

German Shepherd with a toy outside

Choosing the best toys for German Shepherds might feel tricky. Maybe you’re worried about buying a toy that won’t be rugged enough to stand up to your dog. Perhaps you’ve already purchased a few toys that came highly recommended for dogs … but it seems like they’re sized for a miniature poodle. Our vet advisor, […]

The Best Portable Dog Fence

Picture of a dog in a car - what's the best portable dog fence if you're travelling with your pup?

Dogs make great traveling companions, but without fences and other comforts of home, it can be difficult to keep them safe when you’re on the go. Portable dog fences are an easy and effective way to help keep your dog close by when you’re not at home. Whether you’re just visiting a friend down the […]

The Best Puppy Harness

Picture of a puppy on a leash in a harness

If you’re here there’s likely a number of items on your new puppy checklist. With any purchase for a puppy you likely have some concerns: Will it fit right? Will it last? Will it do its job? Will it hurt my puppy? A puppy harness is no different. To help answer these questions and make […]

The Best Invisible Dog Fences

Picture of a dog with a white (almost invisible) dog fence behind him.

An invisible dog fence is a type of containment system for your dog that doesn’t require a traditional, physical fence. You don’t need wood, posts, or wire panels. Instead, these fences operate on a system that transmits energy between the boundary line you establish and a receiver in the dog’s collar. Having an invisible fence […]

The Best GPS Dog Fences

Picture of a dog with a GPS dog collar - which one is the best?

GPS dog fences can be wireless, electric, non-shocking, portable, or may feature buried wires, and work via global positioning systems to build a barrier and keep track of your dog. Invisible dog fences require training your dog where the boundary is, using visual cues, sound, vibration, or shock. Your dog wears a special receiver collar […]

The Best Elevated Dog Beds

Dog laying on elevated dog bed in the grass

Elevated dog beds are great for managing orthopedic problems and improving your pet’s overall comfort. They can be ideal for dogs with hip and joint issues and help keep your furry friend cool and comfortable during the warm summer months. Of course, if your pet already has issues sleeping comfortably you don’t want to pick […]

The Best Dog Litter Boxes

Puppy in litter substrate in a dog litter box

Dog litter boxes are a great option for situations where it’s difficult to get your dog outside to go potty on time. Whether you need it because of bad weather, limited mobility (for you or your dog), a potty-training puppy, or something else, a dog litter box gives your pup an appropriate place to relieve […]

The Best Dog Stairs and Steps

Small dog using wooden dog stairs

Dog stairs and steps may just be the thing you need to keep your pup’s life happy and fulfilled – and if you could ask them what they need to be happy, they’d probably say all they need is you. Unfortunately, just because our dog wants to be everywhere we are doesn’t necessarily mean the […]

The Best Dachshund Harness

Picture of a dachshund in a harness.

Choosing the right harness for your Dachshund is important for ensuring your dog’s comfort and safety. As a breed, Dachshunds are prone to back problems, so it’s important to select a harness that is designed to distribute weight evenly and avoid putting unnecessary strain on their back. Additionally, Dachshunds are small dogs, so it’s important […]

The Best Cat Trees for Large Cats

Picture of a cat with a cat tree

If your cat is tipping the scales at over 12 pounds, he’s a large cat who needs a cat tree designed for large cats. Smaller cat trees topple over when a larger, heavier cat tries to scratch or climb. Once a cat tree falls, your cat may avoid the tree and use furniture for climbing […]

The Best Dog Backpack Carriers

Picture of a dog in a backpack carrier

When you have a pup that loves to be near you at all times, a dog backpack may be the best product you can buy. Though some “back” packs will actually allow you to wear him in the front as well, he’ll be on your back primarily and that gives him a good view of […]

The Best Cute Dog Collars

Cute dog collar

Finding the perfect collar for your dog can be rough. Things like fit and quality are obvious considerations. You may need something customized to your specific breed (like the perfect collar for a Poodle’s hair and size) but you may also want a cute dog collar that looks attractive on your dog. My dog is […]

The Best Dog Lift Harness

Dog Lift Harness

For small dogs who need the occasional boost during walks to large dogs who need help getting around (for a variety of reasons), dog lift harnesses can be a lifesaver for many pets and owners. That said, lift harnesses are specifically designed for dogs who are likely to have issues with traditional harnesses or collars. […]

The Best Front Clip Dog Harness

Picture of a dog with a front clip dog harness.

A front clip dog harness can be a great tool for training and walking your dog without putting its trachea at risk. The wrong harness, however, can cause all sorts of issues for you and your dog: A front-clip harness that doesn’t fit properly can allow your dog to escape and run away, run into […]

The Best Dog Strollers

Picture of a dog looking at another dog in a stroller - which is the best dog stroller?

A dog stroller serves many purposes – from carting around your tiny Chihuahua who is unable to walk a couple of miles to giving your elderly pooch a scenic tour around your neighborhood. Dog strollers come in a wide variety of styles and sizes, and offer a range of functions, depending on what you’re looking […]

The Best German Shepherd Harness

The best German Shepherd harness

Here at Pet News Daily we have tested and reviewed a ton of dog harnesses. One thing that’s very quickly evident as you look into different types of harnesses is that not every dog harness is good for every kind of breed. Getting a harness that’s wrong for your dog (but may be right for […]

The Best Dog Cooling Mats

Dog sitting on a cooling mat

When the temperature starts to rise, it’s easy for your beloved pup to get overheated. Puppies, older dogs, and certain breeds may have trouble keeping themselves cool in the heat. The best dog cooling mats help your dog stay comfortable and safe when it’s hot outside. There are many dog cooling mats available on the […]

The Best Dog Car Harness

A picture of a dog with a harness on in a car

I love my dog with all my heart, but he’s 90 pounds and behaves terribly in the car. Having a dog who won’t sit still and wants to move from seat to seat (at any size) can be a danger to the driver, everyone in the car, and the dog itself. A dog harness can […]

The Best Dog Car Seat Covers

Dogs in backseat of car on a dog car seat cover

Dog car seat covers are a great way to protect your car’s interior from damage and messes that can result from transporting your dog in your car. Taking your dog on adventures is so much fun and sometimes we have to transport our dog places, like to the vet. Unfortunately, between mud, claws, hair, and […]

The Best Dog Playpen

A picture of a dog in a playpen - which is the best one?

When your pup can’t be trusted with a free rein in your home or yard, then you definitely need to consider a dog playpen. For travel, for times away from the house, or for Houdini dogs who you can’t take your eyes off for a second – a playpen can save you and your pup […]

The Best Dog Ear Cleaner Solution

Cleaning Dog's Ears

Ear infections and other ear health issues are pretty common among dogs and can even become a recurring problem, which is why dog ear cleaning solutions are so helpful. Keeping your dog’s ears clean can help prevent infections. And, since infections can spread, leading to other health issues, clean ears are important to your dog’s […]

The Best Dog Collars

Picture of a dog with a collar on

I get pretty stressed buying most things for my dog. When he was a new puppy I was constantly researching trying to figure out the best products for him. There are a lot of important considerations! If you’re looking for a dog collar, you need to consider: Sizing for your dog’s comfort (and so they […]