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You’ve decided to adopt a second dog. Here’s what you need to know.

Dogs bring so much to our lives; they’re the ultimate companions which help reduce our feelings of depression, anxiety and loneliness, and can even teach us as kids how to be more compassionate and cope better with stress as we grow up. So, is having two dogs better than one?  In many cases, the answer can be an emphatic YES! But make sure to do your homework to make the right decision for your entire family, humans and pets included.

7 Things To Do if Your Pup Gets Loose

This is a featured guest article from Harper. A human training app for the modern dog and Apple App of the Day. Author: Brennan Knotts, Co-founder of Harper. He’s also head trainer of Zelda, a confident, curious, tug-loving, lord of the chase, collector of full-body pets, demander of attention, master of cuddles, 3-year old Giant Schnauzer.

PetHub Picks: Our Favorite Products for Older Dogs

We know how important it is to keep your dog comfortable and happy as they are aging. Our PetHub team rallied together to share some of their older pups favorite and well loved products!

Every Day Is Tag Day 2021

We are so excited to be celebrating "Every Day Is Tag Day"! Tags are SO important to ensuring that your pet's are safe at all times. In honor of this special day we are offering BOGO on our PetHub ID Tag's! 

What’s Important for a Puppy’s Diet to Help Them Grow and Thrive?

Bringing a puppy into your life is exciting, but it can be overwhelming learning how to care for them in the best way possible - especially when it comes to food. It is important for our pups to have a well balanced diet so that they are at their healthiest while growing. We want to make it easy for you and explain what to look for when choosing your puppys new food!

Does your dog eat a lot? It might be genetic

Discover how DNA could be keeping you pup from feeling full after mealtimes, causing long-term health problems. Embark Veterinary's DNA test can help test for a gene mutation that effects your dog's ability to recieve the "I'm full" message.

PetHub Picks: Our Favorite Toys for Young Puppies

As part of the Bringing Hedy Home series, PetHub's COO, Lorien, and her 4-month old Boston Terrier explore the world of puppy toys and have selected some of their absolute favorites.

Cat-Friendly (and Covid Conscious) Meet Up Ideas

There are plenty of places for cat lovers to go on dates, and not all are necessarily based around cats! The one thing I have learned about cat people is that they are usually very easy going and patient people because they are used to being around cats.

Dog-Friendly (and Covid Conscious) Meet Up Ideas

Looking for an outdoor, Covid-conscious dog-friendly meetup idea? If you’re down South, you’re lucky. Otherwise… ready for summer already? Us, too. Where can you meet someone with your pup outside now - or maybe more so when the temperatures start rising? Dig - The Dog Person’s Dating App has got you and your pup covered.

Bringing Hedy Home: Starting Puppy Training Early

Lorien and Hedy have started training early! They are using The Dog Gurus awesome (all virtural) 6-month puppy training course to start off on the right paw.

Bringing Hedy Home: A Puppy's Week of Firsts

Bringing a puppy home is not only a whirlwind for you, but also for your puppy! Lorien talks about Hedy's week of firsts and all the fun (and lessons learned) during the week.

Bringing Hedy Home: Prepping Our Space (and Brains)

Bringing Hedy Home is PetHub's very own puppy series! In this second installment, Lorien preps her house (and brain) for a new puppy. She outlines what must-haves products to have before the puppy arrives.

Bringing Hedy Home: Just Before

Bringing Hedy Home is PetHub's very own puppy series! In this first installment, Lorien reflects on the decision to welcome a new Boston Terrier puppy into her life.

Dog Training Mistakes We All Make

We've all made mistakes when it comes to training our dogs! Lucky for us, Robin Bennett (a certified professional dog trainer) is here to answer some of the most common questions asked by pet parents.

Pet Lover Geek: What Is Really In My Dog's Food?

Lorien sits down with Dustin McAdams, founder and CEO of PupJoy, to talk about what sustainability means in the pet industry and how it translates to the food we feed our dogs.

How to Avoid Bad Ingredients in Natural Dog Food & Treats

When it comes to our dogs, we are willing to do whatever it takes to keep them healthy and happy. More than ever, our pups are being treated like members of the family, and along with that comes shifting ideas about the types of products we purchase for them. We want food and treats that are healthy, responsible, and sustainable. We want natural. And that is part of the challenge.

Pet Lover Geek: Pet Tech - Top 4 Gifts This Holiday Season

The biggest gift-giving holidays like Christmas and Hanukkah are just right around the corner, and it only makes sense that as our lives become more connected with technology, so do the lives of our pets. Today, we're going to explore four products that are at the top of our wish list this holiday season with Amy Tokic, Editor at

Pet Lover Geek: What Exactly Is CBD, And Should I Give It To My Pet?

Pet Lover Geek explores one of the latest trends in managing your pet’s health: CBD. We asked Dr. Judy Morgan - a leader in combining holistic veterinary care with traditional Western techniques - to walk us through what CBD is, how it might be able to benefit our pets, and what pet parents need to know when choosing CBD products for their pets.

Top Stories from 2020

The PetHub team has scoured the internet for some of the best stories from 2020. After a year of unknowns and challenges, we wanted to bring our Pack stories that made us smile, laugh, and feel hopeful.

Hottest Tech Products on the Market (December 2020)

The biggest gift giving holidays like Christmas and Hanukkah are just right around the corner. So PetHub picked the brain of Amy Tokic, the editor at, to learn about some of the hottest tech products on the top of her list this holiday season.

Last Minute Gift Ideas Under $50 For Pet Lovers in 2020

Are you still looking for that perfect gift for the furriest friend in your life? Shop our hand-picked holiday gifts under $50 (we've even got some discounts for you)!

A Whole New World For Animal Shelters

This article was written in recognition of National Animal Shelter Appreication Week 2020. We had the opportunity to talk with three different organizations that are part of a pivotal change in how animal shelters support the animals and people in the communities.

Pet Lover Geek: Solving The Mysteries of Cats, One DNA Sample at a Time

Did you know that 80% of cat breeds have only been around for 80 years; and there are only 40-70 recognized cat breeds (compared to the 195 dog breeds)? We're diving into the world of our feline friends with the experts at Basepaws, a pioneer in feline genetics -- a field that has been understudied and underfunded for years.

Pet Lover Geek: The Expanded Universe of Veterinary Medicine

Lorien sits down with veterinarian, acclaimed speaker, and best selling author Dr. Jessica Vogelsang to learn about the innovations taking place in vet clinics across the country, from teletriage to curbside service. Dr. V shares her view on the “Expanded Universe on Vet Med” and what that means for pet parents today.

The ABC’s of Pet Identification

Here at PetHub, we compare pet identification to a four-legged stool. Like a sturdy stool, your pet’s identification should make you feel secure and comfortable. Your pet's identification should consist of external identification, a registered microchip, license and registration, and the extras for added security.

Pet Lover Geek: Don't Forget Fido - Planning for Disasters & Emergencies

On this episode of Pet Lover Geek, powered by PetHub, Lorien talks with John Peaveler, Lieutenant of Emergency Services at San Diego Humane Society, about how pet parents can include their pets in their disaster preparedness planning.

Cómo los animales callejeros de la Ciudad de México me inspiraron a ser veterinaria

Spanish Version of "How Stray Dogs in Mexico City Inspired Me to Become a Veterinarian". PetHub summer intern, Isamar Sanchez, shares the story that led her to becoming a veterinary student in the Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy program. From growing up in Mexico City to studying at Texas A&M, Isamar's passion for animals is infectious.

How Stray Dogs in Mexico City Inspired Me to Become a Veterinarian

PetHub summer intern, Isamar Sanchez, shares the story that led her to becoming a veterinary student in the Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy program. From growing up in Mexico City to studying at Texas A&M, Isamar's passion for animals is infectious. 

Pet Lover Geek: Fight Stinky Dog Breath & Prevent Gum Disease

Did you know that 80% of dogs show signs of gum disease by the age of 3? Lorien gets geeky with Dr. Emily Stein, the CEO and inventor of TEEF! by Primal Health. Learn about what really effects your dog's dental hygiene and how you can prevent gum disease.

Fight Stinky Dog Breath & Prevent Gum Disease with Proper Dental Health

Dr. Stein, CEO and inventor of TEEF! by Primal Health, shares her tips on preventing gum disease in pets. With a good diet, cleaning routine, and supplements you can help your pet keep their mouth clean and healthy.