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As part of a larger initiative to educate dog owners on proper nutrition, effective training, and other ways to raise a happy and healthy dog, the Dogington Post is reviewing products, toys, foods, treats, websites, and trainers in our first annual Dogington Post Awards Program!
Each week, we’ll present 3 nominees in a particular category. And, YOU, our readers, will have an opportunity to weigh-in on your favorites, to help us choose a winner!
Nominees from each category for the Dogington Post Award have been selected based on strict criteria including dedication to dog welfare, educating and informing dog owners, animal advocacy, and helping to improve the lives of dogs.
This week, we’re presenting the nominees for Best Dog Website for 2012!
Of course (and we hope you’ll agree) The Dogington Post is our favorite all-inclusive internet newspaper all about dogs. And, it may seem a little silly to recommend alternative sites to our readers. But, we found tremendous value and importance in our 3 nominees for this category. Our ultimate goal of improving the life and well-being of all dogs led us to the following sites that specialize in very specific areas of dog ownership… Don’t forget to comment below with your favorite!
If you have a dog and you love to travel, BringFido.com is a must-visit site! Whether you’re traveling across the world or across the street, everything you need to know to bring your dog with you is available on this excellent dog-centric travel site. Looking for dog-friendly restaurants in your area? How about hotels that invite you to bring your pooch? Traveling by air and want to keep Fido as safe as possible? Find answers to these and all your other travel-related questions at www.BringFido.com.
Our picks for dog-related websites that improve the lives of pets wouldn’t be complete without Petfinder.org. Every dog, from every shelter and rescue organization around the country that is looking for their perfect fur-ever home, is listed on Petfinder. Search breeds, locations, or specific shelters to find your next furriest family member. The site is also home to important articles about adopting, caring for, and training your new pet as well as information about breeds and picking the best dog for your lifestyle. Next time you’re in search of a new member of the family, find the perfect pet on www.Petfinder.org.
Every dog owner, at some point in their pet’s life, will have a question or concern about their pet’s health or wellbeing. Whether you found a lesion on your dog’s leg, a bite on his belly, or a wiggle in his walk, PetMD will help you find answers. One of the most convenient features on the entire web, PetMD’s Symptom Checker helps you narrow down symptoms and find a solution to what ails your dog. Whether you’re there to “Ask the Vet” a question, or talk to other dog owners in their “Pets360 Forum,” visit www.PetMD.com for all things related to your dog’s health and wellness.
Check out our nominees for Dogington Post’s Best Dog Website for 2012! Soak up as much of their amazing information as you like, then come back and vote for the site that you think best promotes responsible, healthy, and happy dogs and owners!