Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lilly

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lilly, a 3 years old Australian Cattle Dog mix from Boonville, Missouri. She is spayed, house trained and crate trained.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Twister

It's hard not to fall in love with this charming pooch! Our adoptable dog of the week is Twister, a 4-year-old Anatolian Shepherd mix from Austin, Texas.

The Home Visit: An Essential Part Of Adopting A Dog

Home visits are often part of the dog adoption process. And you want to be ready when they visit - Kevin Roberts walks you through the home visit procedure.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Mazie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mazie, a 2 years old shepherd and cattle dog mix from Saint Paul, Minnesota. She is spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Macon

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Macon, a 2 years old Border Collie and Labrador Retriever mix from Raleigh, North Carolina.

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!

New Puppy Checklist – Everything You’ll Need

Getting your home ready for a new puppy is a big responsibility. Make life with your new puppy easier with these great products.

Shelter Spotlight: American Dog Rescue Foundation

Are you up for the challenge? American Dog Rescue is, and they're determined to reduce the number of homeless dogs on the streets.

Teach Your Dog to Love His Carrier

Make sure your dog is as excited about a trip away from home as you are! Follow these guidelines to teach your dog to love his carrier.

3 Easy Ways to Teach Your Dog to Calm Down

It's no secret that dogs aren't always the best at calming themselves down. These three training techniques teach your dog to cool his jets.

Shelter Spotlight: Animal Aid USA

From fighting inhumane euthanization methods to rescuing dogs from high-kill shelters, this organization speaks for those who don't have a voice.

Shelter Spotlight: Saved by the Heart Companion Animal Services

South Carolina shelter animals have a team of passionate pet peeps in their corner. Saved by the Heart Rescue is on a mission to help special needs animals.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Princess

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Princess, a year old Cocker Spaniel and Shih Tzu mix from East Hartford, Connecticut. Princess is spayed and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Willow

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Willow, a 3 years old Boxer mix from Nashville, Tennessee. She is spayed, up to date with her shots, and housetrained.

The Basics About Dog Body Language

Your pooch doesn't need to say a word for you to understand what he's feeling. Understanding dog body language tells you everything you need to know.

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…

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 – Buddy

If you're looking for a new friend, you've got to meet Buddy, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! He's an adult male Collie from Dublin, Ohio.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Valentino

Meet Valentino, the most interesting dog in the world, and our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This young Golden Retriever Mix pup hails from Savannah, Georgia.

How to Teach Heel… on Both Sides!

Teaching your dog to heel, or walk alongside you, is a critical skill. But what's with only teaching it on the left side?

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Lego

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lego, an adorable 4-year old Labrador Retriever and Husky mix from Salt Lake City, Utah.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Atticus

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Atticus, a sweet and friendly 3-year-old medium-sized mixed breed dog from Brookhaven, Mississippi.

Can Your Neighbor Make Your Dog Vomit? (And Other Reasons To Hire A Pe

Keep calm and hire a professional – how to keep your hound happy and healthy while you’re on holiday If you were to walk next door and ask your n…

Pet Hack Of The Week: Grooming Pet Nails With Ease

It's a struggle trimming our pets' nails, repurposing a Dremel rotary tool may just be the trick to grooming pet nails with ease

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Mumsy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mumsy, a 2 years old Chihuahua mix from Madison, Wisconsin. She is spayed, housetrained, crate trained, and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Daisy

Daisy, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is the pick of the litter! She's a young Labrador Retriever Mix from San Antonio, Texas.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Toad

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Toad, a 2 and a half years old Miniature Australian Shepherd mix from Brandon, South Dakota.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Mia

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mia, a 4 years old mixed breed from Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. She is spayed, house trained, crate trained, and vaccinated.

Why Kind Words Are Eternal to Your Pets

What are the words you'll use to your pets today? Remember that your words are eternal. Here are some examples of how to change your words to your pet.

How To Call a Truce Between Your Dog and Mail Carrier

It's "Thank a Mailman Day." And what better way to thank your mail carrier than to teach your dog to properly greet this daily guest.

The Quest For Dog: 6 Steps For Prepping Your House For A Puppy

Amanda Schlee doesn’t have a dog… yet. But she’s in full doggy mode and is doing all her research before she and her husband decide on the…

Black Dog Syndrome: Can People Be Color Blind When It Comes To Dogs?

Don't be hard on yourself if you've never heard of Black Dog Syndrome - not many people talk about it. It's not a dog problem... it's how people look at dogs

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Boomer

Meet Boomer, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This handsome, purebred Basset Hound wants to wag his way right into your home

Shelter Spotlight: Educated Canines Assisting With Disabilities

This charity hand-raises its pups and trains them to become service dogs to make the lives of the disabled, veterans, and autistic children easier.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Lio

A big dog with a big heart: our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lio, a 7-year-old Catahoula Leopard Dog mix from Columbia, South Carolina.

How To Stop Your Dog From Pulling During Walks

Do you walk your dog, or does he walk you? If your dog drags you from shrub to shrub, it's time to brush up on his leash walking skills.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Bandit

If you like a challenge, you’ll love this feisty fella! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Bandit, a 2 years old Blue Heeler and Australian Shepherd mix,…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Tommy

What a stunning fella! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Tommy, a 2 to 3 years old Husky mix from Cedar Crest, New Mexico.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Scooby

This Miniature Pinscher Mix from Arkansas is neutered, heartworm negative, housetrained, crate trained, and current on vaccinations.

How to Teach a Rock-Solid Stay

The doorbell rings. Lola starts frantically barking and clawing to get the door open. You howl, "Lola, sit... stay. Stay!" to no avail. Sound familiar?

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Sadiee

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sadiee, a 5 years old Bull Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier mix from Cheyenne, Wyoming. She is spayed and housetrained.

Reasons Why Grooming Your Dog is Important

Shave and a haircut - even your dog needs one! Whether you do it yourself or you take him to a professional, here's why grooming your dog is important.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Brody

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Brody, a year old Australian Cattle Dog mix from Billings, Montana. He is neutered, housetrained, and vaccinated.

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 – Massey

Meet Massey, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He’s a 2-year-old male Weimaraner from Wichita, KS. Massey is already neutered, housetrained, purebred, a s…

How To Train Your Dog to Take a Selfie

Say peanut butter and make those duck lips! Selfies are so in right now, so here's how to train your dog to take a selfie on his own.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Isabella

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Isabella, a one year old Beagle and Boxer mix from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is spayed, microchipped, vaccinated.

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!

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.

8 Tips For Boarding a Dog With Separation Anxiety

Ways to make the experience of staying at a kennel easier for your anxious dog Going into a boarding kennel can be stressful for any dog, but even more so fo…

5 Fundamental Training Tips for Sport Dogs This Fall

Follow these five fundamental training tips to ensure you're making the most of autumn, and your team is in awesome shape for winter dog sports.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Batman

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Batman, a 6 years old American Staffordshire Terrier and/or Pit Bull Terrier mix from Blacklick, Ohio.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Mason

Get along little doggy - and meet cutie Mason, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He's a young mixed Terrier from Dallas, Texas.

How Often Should You Groom Your Dog?

Rub-a-dub – how clean is too clean? Let’s answer that question for you right now. While it’s a fairly straightforward question, how often y…

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Adopt A Dog

You've been thinking about this for a while now and you really want to adopt a dog. Ask yourself the following 7 questions before taking the plunge.

Bringing A Dog Home From the Shelter – What To Expect The First Day

There are a few things you can do when bringing a dog home from the shelter that will make the first few days in your dogs new home happy and calming.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Paris

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Paris, a 2 years old American Pitbull Terrier mix from Dayton, Ohio. She is spayed and ready to settle in a new forever home.