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Adult Dogs 1-6 years


Mind and Body

How old is your dog in human years?

Knowing that your dog becomes an adult at 1 year and a mature adult at 5 years is important. Learn how their needs change as they age.

Five ways to pamper the small or toy dog you love

Only the best for your best friend? There's no shortage of pet pampering opportunities, but these five options are essential for every devoted small or toy breed owner.

Taking your little dog along on a car ride

Only the best for your best friend? There's no shortage of pet pampering opportunities, but these five options are essential for every devoted small or toy breed owner.

Enjoy Summer With Your Dog

In the dog days of summer, your dog just wants to play outside!

Digestive Issues in Dogs: Causes, Signs and Treatments

Many dog breeds are prone to digestive disorders. Find out whether your dog is exhibiting the common signs.

Healthy Ways Veterinarians Take Care of Their Dogs

You love the way that your veterinarian interacts with your dog. Check out these tips on how veterinarians keep their own dogs happy and healthy.

Addressing the Epidemic: Overweight Dogs

Obesity in dogs can cause a variety of health-related problems and may even shorten the lifespan of your beloved dog. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to become informed on the issue and find a healthy way to get your dog’s weight back on track.

Three Steps to Help Your Overweight Dog

An overweight dog is no laughing matter. Fortunately, making a few simple changes to your dog's food and lifestyle can allow him to shed some pounds.

Signs it's Time to Change Your Dog's Food

It's a long-held myth that dogs should be on the same dog food their entire lives. Check out our top six signs you may want to get a brand new bag of dog food.

Problems Associated with Overweight Dogs

Ernie Ward, DVM and founder of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, breaks down why having an obese dog is a serious problem.

Proper Dental Hygiene for Dogs

Dental disease is a common problem for dogs. Learn how proper oral healthcare can significantly reduce or even eliminate dental disease.

What Extra Pounds Mean for Your Dog

Learn how just a few pounds can affect your dog's health, and use this pet weight calculator to compare your dog's weight gain to a human's weight gain.

Choosing dog toys

Dogs love to play with their owners and by themselves. Playtime is an important opportunity for your dog to get exercise, mental stimulation and bonding time with you.

Positive Reinforcement for Your Dog

Even after your dog is no longer a puppy, never forget the very important rule to "never take good behaviors for granted."