Megan Kriss

Megan Kriss has been a writer and editor for about five years and a lover of dogs for her whole life. She lives in Georgia with her Border Collie and Chow Chow mix, Ginger, her two cats, Pepper and Misha, and her fiance, Matthew.

Latest Articles From This Author

A guide to when dogs stop growing

When Do Dogs Stop Growing in Size?

Nothing’s cuter than a wiggly puppy, but dogs don’t stay puppies forever. Find out when you can expect your dog to stop growing depending on breed, diet and other considerations. ... Read more
A guide to brushing a short-haired dog

How to Brush a Dog With Short Hair

Want to make sure you’re brushing your short-haired dog correctly? Keep reading for everything you need to know about brushing a dog with short hair. Short-haired dogs are, generally, easier ... Read more
A guide to the reasons dogs shake

Why Do Dogs Shake? 6 Reasons for Shaking, Trembling & Shivering

Does your dog tremble, shiver or shake? Here are six of the most common reasons for shaking – and what to do about them. A dog that’s described as “shaking” ... Read more
A guide to bathing a short-haired dog

How Often Should You Bathe a Short-Haired Dog?

Want to keep your dog clean, but aren’t sure how often to bathe them?  Read on to find out how often to bathe your short-haired dog without drying their skin. ... Read more
How to stop your dog jumping up and scratching the door

How to Stop a Dog From Jumping and Scratching a Door (Using Positive Training Methods)

Does your dog scratch at the door? This behavior is an indication of anxiety, frustration or boredom, but it can be prevented with the right techniques. Door scratching can be ... Read more
A guide to putting a doggie door in a glass door

How to Install a Dog Door in a Glass Door

Thinking of installing a dog door in a glass door, but aren’t sure how? You’ve come to the right place! Installing a doggie door in a glass storm door, sliding ... Read more
A guide to sizing a dog door

What Size Doggie Door Do I Need?

Wondering what size dog door you need for your canine companion? Here’s how to appropriately size a door for any dog. Dog doors are great for providing your pet with ... Read more
How to prevent a dog escaping his crate

How to Stop a Dog Escaping From a Crate

Does your dog keep escaping their crate? This doesn’t just give him a chance to rip up your cushions – many dogs injure themselves trying to destroy metal crates. Here’s ... Read more
A guide to the best breeds for children

15 Best Dog Breeds for Kids – Child-Friendly Pups for Family Homes

Dogs are wonderful for teaching children responsibility, cooperation and bringing joy into their lives. It’s important to choose the right breed for your kids though, as some cope better than ... Read more
Why adopt a shelter dog

7 Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Dog

Considering adopting a shelter dog? Here are 7 reasons you absolutely should! There are lots of reasons to get a dog. Aside from being a loving companion, dogs can lower ... Read more
Tiring a puppy before bed

How Do I Tire My Puppy Out Before Bed?

Is your puppy keeping you up at night with his seemingly boundless energy? Here’s how to tire him out so you both get a better night’s sleep. Having a new ... Read more
Sharpening clipper blades

How to Sharpen Dog Clippers (Safely!)

It’s important that dog clippers are sharp, both for ease of use and the safety of your furry companion. Here’s a guide to sharpening clippers, so they cut smoothly and ... Read more
9 Best Apartment Breeds

9 Best Dog Breeds for Apartments

Looking for a canine companion that will thrive in an apartment setting? Here are nine of the best dog breeds for apartment living. It can be difficult to find a ... Read more
Why won't my dog drink

Why Won’t My Dog Drink Water?

Can’t figure out why your dog won’t drink water? Don’t worry yet. Here are the most common reasons a dog won’t drink, ranging from simple to severe. It can be ... Read more
How to Clean a Dog Water Fountain

How to Clean a Dog Water Fountain

Not sure how to clean your dog’s water fountain? Here’s a step by step guide to cleaning a water fountain safely and effectively. Did you know your dog’s bowl is ... Read more
Licking the air

Why Does My Dog Lick The Air?

Does your dog lick the air? This behavior can be adorable, but also concerning if you aren’t sure what’s causing it. Let’s talk about some possible reasons that your dog ... Read more
A guide to canine hydration

6 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Hydrated

Do you worry about making sure your dog stays hydrated? These six tips will help ensure your dog gets all the water that he or she needs. Water is an ... Read more
Why do dogs dig at their bed

Why Do Dogs Dig Their Beds?

Have you noticed your dog digging their bed? It can be confusing when a dog does this, but it’s rarely something serious. Let’s look at why dogs dig at their ... Read more