dogs

4 Pet Expenses That Aren't Worth It

Our pets bring us lots of love — and lots of expense, some of it wasteful. Get a handle on your budget by eliminating these unnecessary pet costs.

7 Personal Finance Tips for Animal Lovers

We love our pets — too much sometimes — and it can cost us plenty. Get smart about caring for Fido and keep him from tearing a hole in your budget.

23 Tips for Traveling With Pets

Traveling with a pet can be a challenge, but with the right itinerary and gear, everyone can enjoy the trip, whether they make it on two legs or four.

Get Rich Walking Dogs in 9 Easy Steps

With a low barrier to entry, dog-walking is a great way to earn extra income — or much more. Here's how to get started.

The 6 Least Expensive Dog Breeds to Own

A dog can be a great addition to your household, but they aren't cheap to buy or care for. These six dogs won't bust your wallet (but will melt your heart).

7 Homemade Pet Products That Are Cheaper and Better Than Store Bought

Save money and keep your pets healthy and happy with pet gear you make at home for cheaper.

5 Surprising Ways Your Dog Can Save You Money

You can't put a price on the love and loyalty of a good dog… well, actually you can. Learn how having a dog can save you some real money.

Training Your Dog: 9 Hazardous Habits (and How to Break Them)

A dog doesn't need to graduate from an (expensive) obedience school to be good. Learn how to teach him the habits that will keep you both happy.

How Much It Costs to Own a Dog

If you're thinking about getting a dog or just want to know how much it costs to own one, this post dives into everything you need to know (and then some).

7 Ways to Get Fit With Your Dog

Man's best friend can also be your best motivator. Use these seven cheap activity ideas to get off the couch and get fit with your favorite pup.

3 Ways to Prevent Brown Lawn Spots From Dog Urine

Man's best friend can be your lawn's worst enemy. Use these techniques to ensure your pups don't leave marks when marking their territory.

9 Items Every New Doggy Parent Should Own

Adopting a dog is exciting, but it can also be stressful. To make it easier, discover which essential dog supplies doting parents should own.

Marketing Messes With Your Head

A new study out today in PNAS confirms what we always suspected was true. The higher the price you pay for a product, the greater your subjective experience of pleasure in the prod

What to pack for a road trip with Rover

Our friends at Itchmo.com recently posted some helpful hints about what to pack when you go road tripping with your four-legged friends. It might seem like a bit much, but planning

Pet lovers beware - there's a new scam in town.

If you thought those Nigerian scammers could not sink any lower, think again. It was reported today by WTAE.TV that there's a new scam making the rounds, and this time the scammers are praying on the good nature of pet lovers. [more]

Give a dog SIX bones...FREE!

It's raining deals right now. For a limited time you can give your beloved pooch the benefit of not one but SIX free bones, courtesy of ruffchews.com. [more]

Pet Peeves Part 3: Vet Visits

My animals are a pricey bunch. Cute, and sweet, but medically challenged. [more]

Pet Peeves Part 2: Good Grooming

DIY pet grooming isn't nearly as difficult as it sounds. If you just set aside a little bit of time each month, you can save a bundle and still have happy, clean pets.

Pet Peeves Part 1: Couture Critters Are Expensive!

All totaled, my dogs cost me $600 every month last year. [more]