Best Dog Bloggers To Follow In 2017

By admin / February 23, 2017
Best Dog Bloggers to Follow 12

If you are like most dog owners, then you know firsthand the obsession with acquiring as much knowledge as you can on everything dogs. You have become an expert at scouring the internet for tips and advice from the best foods to feed them to best training techniques to 'should I be worried about a runny nose?’.

We know how important quality information is to you. So we have compiled a list of the top 50 dog bloggers you should be following right now. Almost all of them are dog owners and they share the advice, tips and experiences they have gleaned along the way.

1. 24 Paws of Love

“​Our unique experience and journey of the unconditional love of our two packs of dogs.”

24 Paws of Love

The blog features six dogs, hence the name 24 Paws. As you can expect, more paws means more fun. Follow the blog to read about all their adventures and find out what it is like owning that many dogs. You will also learn a lot about dog behavior, feeding and health.

2. Barking from the Bayou

“A fun place for dog tips, product reviews, and laughs”


Melissa describes her dog, Bentley, as a human trapped in the body of a Basset Hound. Bentley’s best four-legged friend is a Westie called Pierre. Melissa’s husband does the photography, Melissa does the typing but it is the dogs that do the talking. Get ready to smile and laugh a lot.

The blog also contains product reviews to help dog owners stay in the know about what’s new in the market. If you are lucky, you might also come across an offer or discount sandwiched between hilariously silly dog talk.


3. Beagles & Bargains



Owning a dog is not exactly a cheap affair. When you factor in the costs of food, toys and visits to the vet, the dollars add up pretty quickly. Luckily, Jessica is here to help you be a good pet parent on a budget. With the help of her rescue Beagle, Luna, she will give you tips on bargain hunting and where you can pinch a few bucks.


4. Chronicles of Cardigan

“​a comedy coated in pet hair”


There is no shortage of humor on this blog. Everything from the About page to the blog posts and even the font just makes you smile. The genius behind it is Elizabeth alongside her two Corgis, Jon Farleigh and Dewi. If you want a laugh or two, make this blog a daily visit.

Chronicles of Cardigan
Chronicles of Cardigan

5. Come Wag Along


Come Wag Along is a mishmash of stories and advice on a range of subjects including kids, family and dogs. But there is plenty of dogs to keep any dog owner hooked and coming back for more. The best part about it all is how Kia, the mom, wife and dog parent behind the blog, integrates her dog’s experiences with that of the family. She calls her mini schnauzer her first child.

On her blog, you can also find product reviews and helpful bits and pieces on keeping your pup healthy and happy.


6. Dakota's Den


The about page is written by the dog, co-writer is Caren. That should tell you all you need to know about this lighthearted yet immensely helpful blog. It mixes in the funny bits with helpful information for dog owners. When you are done scrolling through the sweet pictures (in about several decades), check out the book review section for some interesting reads. The blog also features important causes you can be involved in as well as product reviews.


7. Dancing Dog Blog

“a friendly voice - an expansive view”


No, there is no gif of a dancing dog on the front page, thought that would be nice. Dancing Dog Blog is Mary’s project. Her aim is to help dog parents keep their pets healthy, fit and happy. The blog is split into four main sections; dog health, dog hotels, pet insurance and popular dog lists.

8. Dog & His Boy

“​Deaf Dogs And Beyond”


Bernard is on a special mission to help deaf dogs and raise more awareness regarding their condition. His is himself a parent to a deaf dog and intimately knows the difficulties and joys of raising one. For other def dog parents, this is a great place to get insights and encouragement to keep you and your dog healthy and happy.

In his posts, you will learn how to communicate with your deaf dog, how to understand its needs and how to train it. It is one of the best resources on the web for owners of deaf dogs.


9. Dog Fashion Online

Dog Fashion Online

The blog is about dog fashion which features stunning dog photography, showing off our furry friends in all their beauty and color. Among the pictures and dog fashion aricles, you will find a sprinkle of tips on being a dog parent. The blog focuses on positivity and happiness for both the dog and its owner.

10. Dog Mom Days

“​Inspiring dog moms to live modern, meaningful lives.”


Amanda is a dog owner with a passion for helping fellow dog moms with information and resources. Aside from the personal stories peppered with plenty of cutesy pictures, you will also find a trove of information regarding dog nutrition, dog health and dog training. She also features a variety of product reviews to help dog moms everywhere buy the best for their pets.

11. Dog Splendor

“​Tips, review & whimsy for discerning dog parents”


There is plenty of information for dog parents at Stefanie's blog. She has numerous tips for dog owners. She offers advice on health, training and foods. In the blog, she also shares her fun adventures with her two partners in crime, two Schnoodles called Izzie and Maddie. You will also find helpful product reviews for various dog products.


12. Dog Trotting



Sherri's blog is another great blog for travel lovers who take their dogs with them, or would like to. Dog Trotting is a platform where travel adventurers can meet share experiences. If you want tips on how to travel with your dog and advice on important do’s and don’ts, this is the blog to follow. Even if you do not globe trot with your pup, there are tons of fascinating stories to read up on.


13. Dogs N Paws

Dogs N Paws

This is another great information-centric blog, perfect for all dog owners regardless of breed and age. The blog has specific tips for senior dogs, dog training, dog grooming and dog treats. It also touches on general dog health issues.

Lisa is the amazing human behind the blog. She shares often on her experiences taking care of four dogs.


14. Dolly the Doxie

“​a stubborn rescue mix living healthy in big city”


Dolly is an adorable dachshund living in the city. The blog provides other urban dog parents with tips for keeping the dog healthy and fit in the city. This includes nice places to visit, suggestions for where you can take walks and information on pet health and safety. You will also find a range of product reviews and giveaways.


15. Golden Woofs


This colorful blog features Sugar the Golden Retriever and his enviously adventurous life. The dog parent doing the writing and posting ridiculously cute pictures is Rosalyn. As well as sharing the wild adventures of dog and owner, the blog provides a trove of helpful information to all pet parents out there. You will find dog product reviews, important how to’s and other essential bits and pieces.

There is also a store where you can buy a few things for your furry companion including collars and bow ties.​



“​A Dog Friendly Lifestyle Blog from Los Angeles”


The blog is as happy as it sounds. In fact, the main character is a Chihuahua and Italian Greyhound mix called Happy. There is also Hazel, the proud mom behind the blog. The blog is a mixture of fun adventures by Happy and Hazel and a variety of product reviews. Follow along for happy stories and even happier pictures.


17. Have Dog Blog Will Travel


Another amazing dog travel blog for pet parents who want to satisfy their wanderlust with their dogs on their side. On the blog, you will find pet travel tips and destination recommendations. The blog also touches on other topics including dog fitness, health and nutrition.


18. Have Dog Can Travel


Travel blogs have become something of a trend and this is one of the best around the web. Hazel shares fascinating stories and stunning pictures of her travel adventures with her dog. If you are looking for destination ideas and dog travel tips, we highly recommend Hazel’s blog. When you visit it, immediately head over the listings page, where you will find a handy map and list of pet friendly locations.


19. Heart like a Dog

“​The good, The bad, and the Oh My God of living with dogs!”


Jodi describes her blog as the good, bad and the Oh My God of living with dogs. She has two adorable dogs; Samson and Delilah. The blog is a hearty collection of stories about her experiences with the two dogs. She shares her good moments, her great ones and her funniest ones. There is also a community page where pet owners come together to share and share helpful tips and advice.




The full name is Sadie & Co – Her and her dogs, plus the cat. Here, you will find a range of stories detailing various dog-owning experiences. There is also plenty of information on subjects like dog rescue, animal welfare and dog health. For those always on the lookout for great dog products, the blog has a few recommendations for you and your pawed friend.


21. I Love My Chi


Here, it is all about Chihuahuas. Cathy, the owner of a Chi called Kilo, shares helpful bits of advice with fellow Chihuahua owners. She focuses her writing on health, training and product recommendations. There is also a gallery dedicated to cutesy pictures of adorable Chihuahuas.





Kelsie calls herself the fur-covered girl behind the scenes. That explains her self-confessed soft spot for dogs, especially large breed ones and in particular Pyrenees. She herself is a dog parent to Atka and Mauja and they are as cute as their names.

Her blogging is mostly about Pyrenees where she covers topic such as training, behavior, nutrition and general health. If you own a Pyrenees or are planning to own one, this is a must-follow blog.


23. k9sOoverCoffee


Barbara Rivers blogs about dog health and nutrition, motivated by one of her dog’s experience with cancer diagnosis and recovery. Her two dogs, Missy and Buzz are featured regularly in her posts. If you are looking for information on raw feeding, supplements and general dog health, this is the place. On the side, Barbara also offers Dog walking and Pet sitting services.

24. Kari Neumeyer ~ Rhymes with Safari

“​Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.”


Kari’s blog is as personal as it gets. In a passionate yet humorous way, she shares insights she has gotten from owning three beautiful German Shepherds. She writes in various topics including dog training, nutrition and having fun with her furry friends. If not for anything else, follow her blog for the amazing pictures she posts often.

25. Little Dog Tips

“​Little Ways To Make A Big Difference In Your Dog's Life”


Despite the name of her blog, Lindsay does not just write about small breed dogs. She blogs in the company of her two dogs; a Chihuahua called Matilda and a mixed breed (Black Lab and Blue Heeler) dog called Cow.

Her blog mostly focuses on positivity-based training and gives dog owners tips on how to nurture good behaviors in dogs through positive motivation. She also features helpful dog product reviews as well as tips dedicated specifically to small breed dog owners.


26. Montecristo Travels Blog

The Team

For dog parents who travel often with their dogs in two, this is a great blog to follow. The company, Montecristo Travels, helps dog parents travel with their dogs through advice, recommendations and connection to official travel sites.

Stefan & Sonja are humans behind the blog and the blogs inspiration and voice is their dog, Montecristo. Their blog contains everything you need to know about traveling with dogs including how to prepare, what to carry the pet in and the best places to explore.


27. My Kid Has Paws


Rachel is a former veterinary technician, so her blog takes on a more serious and educative tone. You can find lots of tips on dog nutrition, pet toys, dog health and dog safety. For all pet parents – as she calls them – looking for some advice and guidance this is a great blog. She spices it up with amazing pictures and personal stories.


28. My Life with Dogs


Christy focuses on alternative techniques in her health and wellness focused blog. Being a Certified Veterinary Technician, she has a lot of helpful tidbits to offer to dog owners. She herself is the parent of three hounds.

In addition to advice on health and wellness, she offers ideas on outdoor adventures with your dog. She also reviews the best foods and toys for dogs.

My Life with Dogs
My Life with Dogs
My Life with Dogs


“​My Mission is to help fight the stereotypes of the Pit Bull breeds and fight against BSL”


As the name suggests, this is a blog dedicated to Pit Bulls. In her writing, Laura, fights the violent perception surrounding Pit Bulls. Visit her About page to read about the beginning of her love affair with Pit Bulls and then head over to her blog to read more on Pit Bulls. This includes recipes, health and training.


30. My Rotten Dogs


No, the blog owner does not hate dogs and no, she does not think her furry pets are rotten brats. Rebekah lives in Central Indiana and she couldn’t be more in love with her three dogs; Neeko, Bruce and Faolan. As a side note, she also writes about her rotten cats.

Rebekah is a strong advocate of feeding dogs raw food, in accordance with their primal needs. If you would like to learn more about the raw dog diet, check out this blog. You will find stories on her personal experiences and helpful resources to keep your dog healthy.


31. Oh My Shih Tzu

“​A Small Athlete Breaking Stereotypes”


As you can guess from the name, it is all about Shih Tzus. The stars of the blog are three Shih Tzus named Riley, Katie and Trixie. The blog focuses on the health, nutrition and happiness of Shih Tzu dogs. You will find posts on a variety of topics including what to feed your dog, how to have fun, training, breeding and so on. There is also a variety of dog food and treats reviews.


32. Paw Province



Paw Province is about a 13-year old girl, Robin,  and her adventures with Christmas, her beloved Dachshund. There is a lot to like about Paw Province including the awesome contests, humorous writing and best of all, the irresistibly adorable pictures.


33. Peaceful Dog

“​Fostering, grooming, and training dogs for a better world”


Kirsten works with shelters around the country to groom and train dogs. This helps improve adoption numbers. If you want to learn about dog grooming, training and behavioral therapy, this is the place to be. Alongside tips and advice for dog owners, Kirsten also writes on her experiences grooming and training dogs.


“​The only UK travel site written by dogs… for dogs!”

Phileas Dogg

The blog describes itself as the only UK travel site written by dogs for dogs. And it’s true, every single post is written in the voice of traveling dogs. They explore the world, recommending the best hotels and vacations spots for dogs and their owners. If you want to feel a bit if envy, there are plenty of pictures to drool over.


35. Puppy Leaks


Puppy Leaks is an advice-heavy blog run by freelance writer, Jen with the help of her dog Laika. The blog is full of advice and tips on how to give your dog the best life possible. In a series of articles and videos, she offers dog owners great advice on everything from positive reinforcement during training to the healthiest treats you can give to your dog. It is also a great place to learn why your dog does what it does as well as keep up with the latest science has to say about dogs.

If you are looking to for an information-centric dog blog, this is one of the best.


36. Retrieverman

“Natural History by Scottie Westfall”

Scottie dedicates his writing to dogs, nature and wild animals. So you will find a little bit of everything here. You will read a bit coyotes, the great outdoors and a lot on dogs. If you are a nature lover and you love to take your dog out with you, there is a lot to love in Scottie’s writings.


37. Rosa Doodle

Rosa Doodle Logo

This blog focuses on the doodle dog breed, providing dog owners with advice on keeping the dogs fit and healthy. You will find interesting recipes for puppies, adults and seniors as well as tips on positive training and behavioral management. If you are on the hunt for some new dog bowls, you will find a variety in the shop section.


38. Rubicon Days

“​Life, love & learning with the ginger sisters”


Immediately you open the blog, you are hit by a mishmash of bright colors. The blog is just as vibrant in its writing. Lara, the one doing the writing, tells of her experiences as a dog owner. She advices other dog owners on various subjects such as positive training and dog food. She is currently the mom to two dogs, Ruby and Boca.


39. Ruby the Airedale

Come for the cute photos, stay for the funny stories. Most of the posts in this blog are written from the dog’s perspective and it’s endlessly hilarious. Join the more than a hundred subscribers to receive your regular dose of dog fun – served in adorable pictures and silly dog speak.


40. Sand Spring Chesapeakes

“​5 Chesapeakes, 1 Furangel AND A Marsh Kitty!”


The blog features three Chesapeake Bay Retrievers getting the adventure of their lives in over 200 acres of land. Follow their adventures and get important tips on pet nutrition and health. The blog also features pieces on rescue dogs that need homes. If you are looking to adopt a dog in south central Wisconsin, follow this blog.

Marsh Kitty

41. Sarcastic Dog



Sarcastic Dog is a resource-packed blog covering everything from dog behavior to their health and nutritional requirements. Alison, the blog owner, writes a lot on her adorable pack of three dogs. In addition, she features upcoming projects and events that dog owners might be interested in. These events and projects are mostly focused in Colorado.





Love sewing? Are you also a dog owner? Then this is the perfect blog for you. It features numerous sewing projects, where you make cute pieces for dogs from bowties to blankets to collars. If you have a weekend to spare, head over to Erika's 'Sew Doggy Style' blog and find a DIY project to immerse yourself into.

Sew Doggy Style Dog

43. Spencer the Goldendoodle

“​The Adventures of a Rescued Goldendoodle”

Spencer does most of the talking on this blog. The adorable golden doddle shares his adventures with his mom. The blog includes tips on dog safety and health as well as product reviews and recommendations. There are plenty of adorable pictures to keep you scrolling.


44. Tails Around the Ranch

“​A pawsome pooch and the adventures of a pet therapy team”


Meet the main stars; Monika, a member of a pet therapy team and Sam, the most adorable poodle you will ever lay your eyes on. In her writings, Monika mixes in a little bit of everything; funny experiences with her dog, important tips for dog parents and other bits and pieces covering various topics. You must check out her yummy peanut butter and oatmeal dog biscuits recipe.


45. Talking Dogs

Talking Dogs

Talking Dogs is a unique and laid back blog with bits and pieces on everything dog. From lovely pictures to silly songs and funny stories, you will find a little bit of everything here. The author behind the screen is Sue and her furry companions are Rudy, Jeffie, Lucy and Tucker.



“​Your Guide to Tail-Wagging Travels”


Yet another dog travel blog and its great. At the center of the riveting tales are Belinda Jones and her dog, Bodie. She details her explorations with Bodie in the UK and US. On her blog, she gives advice on a variety of subjects including dog health, dog exercise and of course, dog traveling. It is a fresh, fun blog with no shortage of pictures to fill you with wanderlust.


47. The DIY Dog Mom

“​As Seen in TAILS Magazine”


The DIY Dog Mom is like any other parenting blog, only that it is for dog parents. Alicia, the dog mom behind the blog, is the proud parent of three dogs; Mylah, Hudson and Izzy. With a focus on natural and organic approaches to dog care, Alicia writes on dog health, dog recipes and fun DIY projects.


48. The Poodle (and dog) Blog

The Poodle (and dog) Blog

This is a mix of assorted topics and posts touching on every topic related to dogs, and sometimes humans. There is plenty on dogs with tips on training and feeding. The author, Jan, has a humorous and laid back take on everything.

49. Tiffany's Diamond Dogs

“​Posh Puppies, Healthy Hounds, & Muddy Mutts”


The blog, and accompanying website, stars an Australian cattle dog called Bella, an Australian cattle dog mix called Kronos and a Purebred Australian shepherded called Terra. Tiffany, the owner, calls them Queen Bella, Princess Terra and Prince Kronos.

But it is not just all about cute dog stories and pictures, there is also plenty of information dog owners will find useful. There are product reviews, tips on various dog-related topics and product recommendations.


50. Travel With Choppy



The star of the blog is a cute mutt called Choppy and the hand doing the typing belongs to Sarah. She is a lawyer with a fondness for road travels in the company of her dog. The blog mixes a little of everything but consists mostly of humorous posts, cute pictures and personal experiences. Be sure to check out her hilarious dog jokes.



That’s a lot of following for you to do. We invite you to explore each blog to find out what it has to offer. If you can keep up with all of them, feel free to subscribe to each of the 50 blogs mentioned above. Whether you follow 2 or 10 or the entire list, there is a wealth of information and fun waiting.

M. K. Clinton - February 6, 2017

Thank you so much for including us on your list! I am honored. ☺

Sand Spring Chesapeakes - February 6, 2017

What a wonderful group of dog blogs to follow!! I am honored that you have chosen us Sand Spring Chesapeakes to include in your list of Best Dog Bloggers to follow in 2017. I will display your badge proudly. Thank you!!

Christmas the Dachshund - February 8, 2017

OMD, thanks soooo much for including me! I think I’m going to celebrate with a puppachino, BOL!

Barbara Rivers - February 8, 2017

Thank you for including K9sOverCoffee 🙂

The OP Pack - February 9, 2017

Wow, we are amazed at how many of your honorees we follow. Congrats to all of your winners.

Woos – Lightning and Misty

Sadie - February 9, 2017

Thank you for including us on this list. It is such an honor to be included among these fabulous bloggers!

IPupster - February 10, 2017

Great list of bloggers , some I know personally and wish to congratulate each and one. Hopefully we can make next years’ list.

Monika & Sam - February 17, 2017

Wow, I’m so humbled and honored to be included with these ‘pawsome’ pet bloggers, many of whom we follow. Many thanks for including us. 🐾

Hormones Gone Segregation Gone Somewhat – Sand Spring Chesapeakes - February 24, 2017

[…] overdue thank you and shout out to PetNitro who put Sand Spring Chesapeakes blog in their Top Dog Bloggers To Follow in 2017 list. We are […]

Caren Gittleman - April 27, 2017

Oh my!!!!! I came here to look at the list after seeing a fellow dog blogger blog about it and was I ever SURPRISED and HONORED to find that we are here too! Thank you and thank you for such a wonderful paragraph about us!! Caren and Dakota

Caren Gittleman - April 27, 2017

Also, I feel it is important to let you know that I would LOVE to blog about this, but sadly, I can’t. I am under contract with a major pet food brand and I am not permitted to link to anything in my blog that links to other pet food. I AM deeply honored that you included us though, THANK YOU!

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