To celebrate issue #50 of Off Leash we wanted to share a few of our most popular articles. We would also like to give a huge thank you to all our readers. We're excited to continue sharing the best dog content out there with you!

Why Do Dogs Like Belly Rubs?

Ever wondered why your dog loves getting belly rubs all day? We did too - and we found the answer!


Blueberry Dog Treat Recipes

Blueberries are finally in season, so bring your pup to your local blueberry patch and pick up some fresh berries to mix into your treats! Blueberries are a great snack for dogs both alone, or baked into treats, and provide a number of health benefits thanks to their high levels of antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins C and K.


Why Do Dogs Circle Before Lying Down?

The same ritual probably plays out every night at your home. It’s getting close to bedtime. Your dog goes to his bed and turns around several times before he finally settles down for the night. Cats will sometimes follow a similar pattern or just knead a spot with their paws before they go to sleep. Is it just a habit? Is your pup just trying to get comfortable? Why do dogs walk in a circle before lying down?


Scent Activities You Need To Do With Your Pup

Did you know that dog's have about 300 million olfactory receptors in their nose, whereas humans only have about 6 million? Proportionally speaking, that makes a dog's sense of smell about 40 times greater than ours - so it should come as no surprise that much of a dog's daily experience is based around smelling!


8 Things You Didn't Know About Dogs

The more we know about our dogs, the better pup-parents we become. Read these 8 little-known facts about dogs and expand your knowledge of man's best friend!


The 15 Most Dog-Friendly National Parks To Visit This Summer

As summer approaches, it’s time to get outside and be active with your furry best friend. So check out this list of the 15 most dog-friendly national parks.


What Your Dog Says About Your Political Affiliation

We put our database of 1.6 million dogs against precinct level voting data from the 2016 election to help us understand what your dog says about your political affiliation. No matter what side of the aisle you stand on, a love for dogs is something we can finally all agree on!


Which Over-The-Counter Medicines Are Safe For Dogs?

I’ve often been asked what medicines or supplements that pet parents have at home could be used for their pets, and now, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, even more frequently.  There are many that are ok, but there are also many that are absolute “No-No’s!”


4 Drool-Worthy Peanut Butter Recipes

Did you know that National Peanut Butter Day was on January 24th? In case you missed it, it's never too late to celebrate! Check out 4 of our favorite peanut butter dog recipes.


How Can I Help My Dog's Separation Anxiety? Ask Dr. Jeff

We are getting to that point where, hopefully, many of us can start getting back to work. Your kids are probably ecstatic that you won’t be around to nag them anymore--but, what about your dogs? We’ve spoiled them over the past several months, and, no doubt, they’ve gotten used to a lot of extra attention. But now what?