The Doggie Bowl

Discover advice and tips from experts on how to be the best dog mom or dad to your furry best friend your dog! We even have stories from dog parents like you and fun ways to celebrate our pooches. Search by category or tags to find the best content for you.

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Wellness

2 Simple Steps to Take Care of Your Dog’s Ears at Home

By: Amy Bowman, DVM

January 12, 2022 • 5 mins read

Keeping ’s skin and coat healthy is an important part of dog care maintenance. Did you know that the lining of the ear canal is an extension of ’s skin?  Any condition that affects your dog’s skin, such as food…

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Entertainment

Vets in the City feat. Dr. Dan of ABC Animal Hospital

By: Jamie Ruden

January 12, 2022 • 6 mins read

When searching for a Vet for your furry friend, it’s hard to really understand why your Vet became a Vet, what their specialties are, and their background. That’s why we have begun a series of interviewing local Vets in NYC….

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Wellness

Perks of Adopting a Dog: Free Services and Discounted Offerings from Vets in NYC

By: Jamie Ruden

December 9, 2021 • 7 mins read

Bringing home a dog is a big responsibility. Rescues take finding the right home for their adoptables very seriously and they want to ensure that these dogs are with the right family. But their support doesn’t stop there! There are…

Wellness

Doggy Dental Care: 7 Most FAQ’s

By: Kelly Kantrowitz

November 29, 2021 • 6 mins read

Just like us humans, dogs need to have a healthy dental care routine. Why is it important? And what happens if you ignore brushing your dog’s teeth? Whether you’ve never stopped to think about canine oral care or you’ve attempted…

Paw-renthood

9 Things to Know Before Adopting a Dachshund

By: Sheila Joseph

November 23, 2021 • 6 mins read

Dachshunds are freaking ADORABLE and they know it! Nicknamed the “Weiner” or “Sausage” dog, these cuties may be tiny but they pack a ton of punch. They were originally bred in Germany to hunt badgers which is why they still…

Paw-renthood

Should I Share my Bed with my Dog?

By: Jamie

September 1, 2021 • 3 mins read

When growing up, I never really thought about whether it was a good idea or not to sleep in the same bed as my 6lb maltese. He was like my stuffed animals, only cuter and warmer (although he had a…

Paw-renthood

4 Reasons Why Your Dog is Licking You

By: Rebecca West

July 31, 2021 • 4 mins read

Most dogs have a phase where they lick anything and everything around them. Your leg? Lick. Your couch? Lick. It drives some people crazy, especially because they have no idea why they do it. That’s why we’re here to give…

Paw-renthood

5 Reasons You Should Brush Your Dog

By: Heidi Walker

July 25, 2021 • 8 mins read

Life tends to throw us a lot of curveballs and, unlike our canine companions, we may not be great at “catching” them every time. The point being, our lives can be pretty chaotic sometimes. When facing adding another thing to…

Wellness

Pet Safe People Foods as told by a Veterinarian/ Baker

By: Dr. Stephanie Howell, DVM

July 21, 2021 • 3 mins read

Dog parents know how quickly your pup will break out the puppy eyes as soon as you start to make a snack.  Whether is the shadow to every move you make, the ready floor vacuum for any dropped crumbs, or…

Paw-renthood

5 Things to Know Before Adopting a Chihuahua

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

July 19, 2021 • 5 mins read

There’s no denying that Chihuahua’s are adorable and incredibly loyal, which is why they are always such a popular breed. Unfortunately that popularity can be their downfall in some ways. Many Chihuahua are born within puppy mills daily, causing them…

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