2189 dog Stories
Designed for Dogs: 5 Fantastic Dog Parks Across the U.S.
Let your favorite pooch run wild at one of these specially designed public spaces. Not close by? Learn how to start a dog park yourself
"there are dog parks," says Christian Lau, author of The Dog Lover's Companion to New... England. "Dog parks are a safe, generally tick-free place for dogs that are cheap to... to make dogs happy — a full belly, a warm bed, lots of love and plenty of room for... cities, dog parks have become the solution to that third requirement. "Even in rural... fantastic dog parks and how to get one started in your area. More: 8 Backyard Ideas..."
How to Help Your Dog Be a Good Neighbor
Good fences certainly help, but be sure to introduce your pup to the neighbors and check in from time to time
"lost her dog, Shawnee, also a black Lab, to cancer three years ago. Because she and... another dog was best. Mary and I can go months without talking because our houses... husband are dog lovers, in general, and fond of Jack, in particular. We have worked very... well-behaved dog — very friendly and rarely barks — and yet he's clearly not perfect. We're... help your dog be the very best neighbor.... pdf on dog safety for kids. If you are a dog owner do not let your dog bark or go..."
So You're Thinking About Getting a Dog
Prepare yourself for the realities of training, cost and the impact that lovable pooch might have on your house
"crazy dog lady. With a few exceptions, I experienced dogs as panting messes of fur... crazy dog lady?" my sister, Torey, asked the other day out of nowhere. Sure, it was... of my dogs on Facebook, one of thousands on my phone that I have been known to force... what any dog lover does, right? Up until a few years ago, I was the least likely person... passion for dogs in particular. As soon as he was ambulatory, he was hitting on strange..."
50 Dog Photos Worth a Wag
Design hounds: Share in the pet love with Houzzers' snapshots of their beloved dogs at home, in the workshop and at play
"beloved dogs at home, in the workshop and at play... of your dogs in design, and the images are still galloping in like unleashed corgis... beloved dogs at home, at the job site, in the studio, keeping you safe, getting in... makes a dog? Two bright eyes, four legs, a tail, fur and a wet, inquisitive nose? Add... rescued dog. Dogs are so great! Especially Australian Cattle Dogs - I was surprised... let a dog be a dog and not a person. I would love to have a dog but I live in a..."
8 Backyard Ideas to Delight Your Dog
Cue the joyous soundtrack. These pet-friendly landscape and garden ideas will keep your pooch safe, happy and well exercised outdoors
"A dog or dogs happily romping in the backyard is a classic dog-owner dream. Achieving... sending your dog out in the yard and hoping for the best. Take the time to make sure your... provides your dog with the amenities he or she needs and loves. Fortunately, pet-friendly... with the dog peek. How inventive. :-D Now I want to be a dog that gets to live in these... just for dogs! Yay! Love this story to bits. My dog's happiness is as important to me..."
6 Ways to Help Your Dog and Landscape Play Nicely Together
Keep your prized plantings intact and your dog happy too, with this wisdom from an expert gardener and dog guardian
"and your dog happy too, with this wisdom from an expert gardener and dog guardian... Dogs and outdoor spaces go together naturally. But with their penchant for digging... some dogs can wreak havoc on landscape design. Knowing what some of the most common... and your dog, and leave you both with a beautiful yard to enjoy. Here's what to keep... for your dog to form bladder stones. If your dog is on a high quality dog food, that..."
Houzz Call: Send in the Dogs
Have the greatest dog in the world? Share your best design photo featuring the dog you live or work with
"greatest dog in the world? Share your best design photo featuring the dog you live or... has a dog for very long knows they offer daily reminders about loyalty, patience... how your dogs make your house a home or keep you company in the workshop or on the job... of your dog in the Comments section below. We'll be featuring some of the best photos... with a dog running through in mind instead of scolding the dog for being dog. He..."
Pet-Friendly Design: Making Room for the Dog Dish
In a dog’s life, you eat on the floor. Except in kitchens like these, where pets are factored into the design
"In a dog’s life, you eat on the floor. Except in kitchens like these, where pets... stepping in a dog’s water dish, I speak from experience (no thanks, Augie). Like a good pet... an old dog new tricks. When I next remodel, I’m going to plan for this condition... (large dog). And I'm sorry I just don't run and get my mop every time my dog takes... Some dogs are so lucky ! http://www.houzz.com/photos/16178914/Eclectic-Red-dog..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Summer-Loving Dog!
Share a photo of your pooch kicking back in the backyard, helping you in the workshop or enjoying your favorite summer getaway
"their dogs. The outpouring of comments about their special bonds will make you sincerely... when your dog created an equally shocking mess. A year ago we asked Houzz users to... of your dog enjoying the warm weather at home, in your studio, or in your backyard... kids! Dog, who's a dog??? Henry, a French Briard, waiting for his turn to wakeboard... your dogs? Camping dog Our sweet Maxwell (vizsla) is always near our 2 year old..."
40 Dogs Who Are Having a Way Better Summer Than You
Houzzers share pics of their canine companions living it up — or getting down with relaxing — on warm days
"Dogs are important members of many households. That’s why in the past here on Houzz... vacations, dogs play an even more essential role in our lives. They become our constant... of your dogs enjoying summer, and, as of this writing, you all shared well over 450... pictures of dogs, especially the dog surfing, and the one in the bathing suit! What a wonderful... of the dogs and the Eiffel tower is wonderful!!!! Darn! These dogs are having way..."
Houzz Pets: 50 Design-Loving Dogs
"the "dog test" :-) My Dog Marlee Skylar gets ready for the renovations! I loved... more "dogs on rugs" at: http://www.tufenkianportland.com/dog-blog Sorry... compelled... how my dog gets cozy at home My dog Teddy in our new Ice Bucket on our newly remodeled... "There's a Dog in the House: A Practical Guide to Creating Today's Dog Friendly Home"... Owner of 3 dogs and 5 cats I loved this idea book! I have two dogs and have been struggling..."
Decorating Is Going to the Dogs
Proclaim your affection for your furry best friend with dog-themed decorating gestures, grand or small
"friend with dog-themed decorating gestures, grand or small... with our dog and someone had in their yard a dog sculpture much like the bronze one... little dog on the orange throw on the couch! Does any dog owner honestly think the... of my dog Fergus. My dining and kitchen theme is dogs all over. Great ideas for doggie... Wisconsin! Dogs at home, a must! Thanks so much for featuring part of my dog collection... out the dog pillows sold on Houzz by east to west importers. Dog art is never a bad..."
8 Ways Dogs Help You Design
"other. Yet dogs are also extremely helpful home fixer-uppers! They can help you figure... meant for dogs I am proud to say that our dog has only chewed up one piece of paper,... the old "Dogs have masters, cats have slaves". The faithfulness of a dog definitely... total dog lover, and I also believe that "Cats rule and dogs drool!" (a line permanently... with a dog or two . . . Love seeing the photo's of everyone's dogs. They are something..."
The Dog Days of Interior Design?
"Houzz dogs and see if that same logic applies to dogs and décor.... heard that dogs and their owners resemble one another, right? Well, that got me thinking... thinking. Do dogs resemble their houses too? Do we unconsciously start to decorate our houses... like our dogs? Do we worry that our floors will clash with their coats? C'mon, haven't... to your dog? According to Lance Workman of Bath Spa University in the United Kingdom..."
Houzz Rule: No Dogs Allowed?
If your home has a no-pets policy, here's what to do when guests arrive unexpectedly with a four-legged friend
"their dogs as part of the family; for many people, dogs are truly man's best friend... brings a dog to a party or arrives unannounced with a fur ball tucked inside a purse... the "no dogs allowed" rule: You should always be up-front with your guests before they... visiting dog is friendly to other dogs.....however I have found that even when visiting... ask the dog owner permission before providing a treat to a visiting dog. Some dogs..."