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Family Dogs

Family dogs are dogs that are great for kids of all ages. Find out which types of dogs will fit best in your home.

10 Tips for Picking Out a New Family Dog

Choosing the perfect dog for your family isn't as simple as picking the cutest dog you can find. Here are 10 things to keep in mind.

Why Your Dog's Paws Smell Gloriously Like Corn Chips

Why do dog feet have a unique corn chip odor? Learn more about puppy paws smelling like corn in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Could Rapamycin Pills Extend a Dog's Life?

Can rapamycin extend an animal's life? Learn more about rapamycin and dog living longer in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

There's a Name for When Your Dog Zooms Around Like a Joy-crazed Maniac

What are the dog 'zoomies'? Learn more about dogs' Frenetic Random Activity Periods in this HowStuffWorks Now article about dog zoomies. See more »

The Weird, Painful Condition That Stops Dog Tails From Wagging

What is limber tail and how does it stop dogs' tails from wagging? Learn more about this limp tail condition in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Amazing Water Dogs to the Rescue!

Water dogs can rescue swimmers in distress. See some of these amazing canines in action at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

10 Amazing Things Dogs Can Sense

Dogs have great senses and are insightful, intuitive creatures. See 10 amazing things dogs can sense to learn more. See more »

Can dogs sense storms?

Fido loves too chase his tail, do you really think he could save you from a thunderstorm? Learn if dogs can sense storms at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Could a wearable device help you train your dog?

Are wearable devices the next big thing in the realm of dog training? Find out if wearable devices can help you train your dog at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Dog Treat Recipes That Kids Can Make

Are you looking for some dog treat recipes that kids can make? Check out 5 dog treat recipes that kids can make. See more »

10 Fun Games for Kids and Dogs

Are you looking for some information on fun games for kids and dogs? Check out 10 fun games for kids and dogs to learn more on this topic. See more »