Adoptable Dog of the Week- Rosie

Rosie is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's a 2-year old half American Staffordshire Terrier and half German Shepherd from Vineland, New Jersey.

How To Train A Puppy To Sit

"Sit" is often one of the first commands that owners teach their new puppy and is easy to learn. Let's go over the steps on how to train a puppy to sit.

How to Stop Toy Guarding in Puppies

It's my toy! Some puppies won't let you near their toy - they just won't share. Here's how you tackle toy guarding in puppies.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Polly

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Polly, a 3 years old Cairn Terrier and West Highland White Terrier mix from West Sand Lake, New York.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Dozer

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Dozer, an adorable 3 years old mutt from Lansing, Michigan. He is neutered, microchipped, and up to date on his vaccines.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Wally Cleaver

Wally Cleaver, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, sure is the bee's knees! Wally is an adult female German Shepherd Mix from Jackson, Mississippi.

Best Hands Free Leash

A hands free leash will ensure you have control over your pet at all times - without actually having to use your hand to maintain a firm grip.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Clementine

What a sweetie! Meet Clementine, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's an adult Italian Greyhound waiting for her forever home in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Blue

Blue, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is one happy little guy. He's an adult Dachshund and Border Collie mix from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Head’s Up, Dog Trainers: Why You Should Treat Humans Like Dogs

Want to be a successful dog trainer? Take it from someone who’s taken more than a few classes. Kevin Roberts wants you to treat your human participants…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Ivory

A vision in white, Ivory, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is an angel! Living in Hooksett, New Hampshire, this 4-year-old White German Shepherd has so much lo…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Kaycee

Meet Kaycee, an adorable little girl with a face you can’t help but fall in love with, and our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Kaycee is a young female Brus…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Speckles

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Speckles, a 4 years old Labrador Retriever mix from Austin, Texas. He is neutered, vaccinated, and ready for a new home.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Pepsi

Meet Pepsi, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Pepsi is a Pug Mix from Homewood, AL, and she’s already spayed, housetrained, up to date…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Levi

If you're looking for a pooch who can keep up with you, Levi is the dog for you! He's a six-month-old male Labrador Retriever mix from Newell, Iowa.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Mama Cass

After seeing all of her puppies find good homes, now it’s momma's turn to find her happily ever after! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mama Cass, an approximately 2 years old German Shepherd from Denver, Colorado.

Nail Clipping Versus Grinding – Which is Best and How Do You Choose?

If you’re like many pet owners, you probably assume that regular daily walks are sufficient to help wear your pet’s nails down to a naturally ideal length. But you’d be wrong. While walking on hard surfaces does help, it’s not enough to maintain a

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Peaches

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Peaches, a 3 years old Heeler and Corgi mix from Salt Lake City, Utah. She is spayed, vaccinated, and housetrained.

The Pawsitives of Pet Sitting for a Living

To celebrate pet sitters and all they do for our furry friends, our residential pet sitting pro, Rachel Leavy, explains why she lives the good life.

Experts: Focus on Quality Of Life For Canine End Of Life Care

What to do for our senior dogs in their end days presents a heart-wrenching dilemma and experts suggest that quality of life should be the focus.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Sugar

This week’s adoptable dog from Adoptapet.com is Sugar… and she’s as sweet as can be! An adult female Chihuahua from Rockwall, TX, Sugar is…

What Is Canine Cognitive Dysfunction?

As dogs get older, they're at risk from developing Canine Cognitive Dysfunction. Here's what to watch for so you can get your pooch the help he needs.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Sahara

If you are looking for a smart, affectionate dog to share your life with, you'll fall head over heels for this charming pooch!

Adopting a Dog: Tips for Success

If you decide to adopt a dog, you obviously want everything to go as smoothly as possible and end up a resounding success. Before you can even get a dog home, you'll have to be successful in your application to adopt.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Snickers

This adorable chocolate poodle from Tallahassee, Florida is neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations, microchipped, and tested free of heartworms.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Bindi

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Bindi, an approximately 2 years old mixed breed dog from Shelburne, Vermont.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Jai

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Jai, a 5 years old Australian Shepherd from Dodson, Montana. He is neutered, up to date on his shots, and housetrained.

Top 10 Dog Breeds Commonly Found in Shelters

Before you buy a pet, check your local shelter to see if you can find your dream dog to adopt- there are a lot of purebred dogs in need of a home!

Mushing Dictionary: A Guide To Dog Mushing Language

Are you interested in dog mushing? Before you get started, you'll need to learn the language of dog mushing.

Teach Your Dog to Have an Off Switch

Dogs can be extremely persistent when they want a toy, food, or attention. Teach them to cool their jets in a few simple steps.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Finn

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Finn, a 6 year old Parson Russell Terrier from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Chrisy

This week’s adoptable dog from Adoptapet.com is Chrisy, a Labrador Retriever Mix from Manhasset, NY. She’s young, cute and much more – if f…

Martha Stewart Releases New Line of Natural Grooming Products for Pets

The first part of the collection created in partnership with Fetch for Pets is set to hit the stores in May while more goodies are expected this fall.

Bissel BarkBath Portable Dog Bath System

Dirty dogs are a thing of the past, thanks to Bissel's BarkBath. This all-in-one system turns the soggiest doggy into a fresh and clean pooch in no time!

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Fuzz

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Fuzz, also known as Fozzie Bear, a one year old Labrador Retriever mix from Millersville, Maryland.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Tammy

Meet Tammy, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Tammy is a female Basset Hound Mix from Laton, CA. She’s small, cute and is already spaye…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Tequila Sunrise

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Tequila Sunrise, a 2 years old American Pitbull Terrier mix from Richmond, Virginia. She's spayed and vaccinated.

Shelter Spotlight: Scout’s Honor

Focused on making a difference to animals in need, this Houston, Texas-based rescue is often the last resort for pets abandoned on the streets.

Does Your Dog Have The Balls For Neuticles?

Fake testicles, or Neuticles, for dogs help spread "neuter your pup" message in its own macho way. New in plastic surgery for dogs - is it necessary?

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Charlie

We want to introduce you to Charlie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Charlie is a gorgeous adult Husky who lives in Vancouver, WA. He is al…

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Gypsy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Gypsy, a 2.5 years old Pitbull mix from Versailles, Kentucky. She is spayed, vaccinated , and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Athena

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Athena, a year old Pit Bull Terrier mix from Aurora, Colorado. She is spayed, housetrained, crate-trained, and vaccinated.

5 Tips for Overly Friendly Dogs That Will Wander Off With Anyone

Is your dog too friendly and trusting, and will go off with a stranger? To avoid dangerous situations, learn how to handle your overly friendly dog.

Teaching Your Puppy To Walk On A Leash

Whoa there puppy! Before we can go for a walk, you need to learn to walk on a leash. Unless you’re lucky enough to live on hundreds of acres of secure,…

How to Manage Leash Reactivity in Your Dog

Is taking your dog for a walk a battle? He may be leash reactive. Let's talk about what causes this and how to manage it.

How To Teach Your Dog The Recall Command

Recall is an essential command your dog needs to learn to keep him safe – here’s how to teach it When it comes to training your puppy or dog, tea…

How to Use a Belly Band to Housebreak Your Dog

Some dogs are harder to housetrain than others. A possible solution? Using a belly band to housebreak your pooch.

Trick With a Purpose: Fetch

Does your dog play the can't-catch-me game? Plow you over as soon as you come home? These bad behaviors actually have a fun solution... Fetch!

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Emmy

Meet Emmy, a happy young lady and our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Right now, this Labrador Retriever mix is being fostered in Houston, TX, but is looking for…

Make Your Own Homemade Dog Shampoo

In this article you will learn how to make your own homemade dog shampoo from simple household ingredients.

Best Toys and Accessories for Rescue Dogs

You've just adopted a dog and you want to make sure he feels welcome in your home. Before he arrives, make sure you have these toys and accessories.

What Is A No-Kill Shelter?

Did you know there are different kinds of shelters to help animals? Let's go over what a no-kill shelter is and how it differs from other animal shelters.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Rocky

Looking for a sweet, goofy dog to adopt? Meet Rocky, a 4-year-old Pit Bull Terrier from Richmond, Virginia that will steal your heart instantly.

#WhyILeft: Because Pets Are Now Allowed In More Women’s Shelters

Women may choose to stay in an abusive relationship because they don’t want to leave their dog behind. The good news is an increasing number of women&r…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Hulk

Meet Hulk, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This 2-year-old German Shepherd is waiting patiently in Montgomery, Alabama, for his forever home.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Kemp

Come on, get happy… just like Kemp, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Kemp is an adult Rat Terrier mix from Grayslake, Illinois. He&rs…

Shelter Spotlight: Mission K9 Rescue

This organization is on a mission - to rehome retired military working dogs. Mission K9 Rescue makes sure these veterans are well taken care of.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Broyles

Can you keep up with Broyles, our Adoptable Dog of the Week? Broyles is an adult male Weimaraner mix from Des Moines, IA (currently being fostered in Pawnee,…

Best Dog Nail Grinders

To help you choose the best dog nail grinders for a stress-free grooming routine, we've rounded up the very finest that the market has to offer.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Maury

Get ready to fall in love with Maury, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Maury is an adult male Basset Hound from Albuquerque, NM. He is neute…