Man's best friend can be a true companion and wonderful choice for a pet for many people. Many dogs become a part of the family and their presence in the home is usually missed when they are gone.

The tips in this section can help you care for your dog and learn how to improve the relationship you have with your friend. From oral hygiene to keeping your dog outside to washing your dog, you'll find some great information that will keep your dog happy and healthy.

Tips, Tricks, and Answers

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   Dealing with Your Dog's Separation Anxiety
You just came home from going out on a special date with your special someone, and you find your house torn up by your special dog. Ever wonder what was causing this behavior? Did you wonder how to change it? Here's your answer.

   Ensure Good Oral Hygiene for Your Dog
Because dogs are man's best friend, you naturally want to reciprocate such loyalty, and that includes, keeping it in the best health possible. If you keep up on your dog's oral hygiene, then you could actually contribute to prolonging its life, leaving it free to be your best friend for longer!

   Giving Medication To Dogs
Giving medications to dogs can be very difficult. There are a few techniques that can help you give medications to your dog more easily. There are different kinds of medications and each kind requires different ways of giving them to your dog.

   Keeping Pets Outdoors May Not be the Best Idea
You may want to keep your dog outside, but before you decide you need to keep a few things in mind. While keeping your dog outside may not seem like such a big deal, it does have an effect on your pets. It's definitely best to keep your pets indoors.

   My Dog has Arthritis
Arthritis is a painful experience for both man and dog. There are things that you can do though if you find yourself saying "My dog has arthritis." Here are a few of the available options that you have.

   No Leash to Walk Your Dog?
If you have a dog, chances are you'll need a leash to walk it. However, if you don't have a leash on hand, there are a couple of ways to quickly come up with one.

   Protect Your Furniture from Dog Slobber
Dogs are great, but sometimes they're not so great for your furniture. Here are a couple of tips you can use to save your furniture from the damaging effects of dog slobber.

   Quickly Catching Dogs
If there is one thing that almost all dog owners can agree on it is that their canine companions love to run. When faced with a dog that is trying to go for it's evening run, a dog owner need to learn a few things about catching the dog quickly. Quickly catching dogs isn't all that difficult a task, though it may require a bit of stamina to accomplish.

   Secure Dogs in a Pickup Truck
It may be tempting just to throw your pet in the back of the car before taking off on a trip, but you should think twice about that decision. When taking your pet along in the pickup truck, you need to remember that safety is your number one priority.

   Stopping Dogs from Scratching Their Ears
It's not uncommon to see a dog scratching its ears, but sometimes they can scratch too much. If your dog is scratching its ears because of an irritation or something of the like, then you should take measures to fix the situation for your dog.

   Supervise Pets Outdoors
It's great to take your pet outdoors and give it a breath of fresh air, but there are a few things you need to remember before you do so. As a pet owner, you need to make sure you supervise your pets while outside.

   Trick or Treat without Your Dog
Trick or treating is a fun experience that should be a part of everyone's childhood. However, those memories shouldn't include the family dog going with you. There are several reasons not to go trick or treating with your dog, and if followed, will result in a happier you, happier children, and a happier dog!

   Washing Your Dog
Washing your dog, while an adventure, does not have to be a painful experience for either of you. Stop spending money to have the "professionals" wash your fuzzy friend, and do it yourself. Here's how.