Adoptable Dog of the Week – Maverick

We'd like you to meet Maverick, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He's a 9-month-old Border Collie mix living in Northville, Michigan.

Shelter Spotlight: Humane Animal Rescue Team

For more than 12 years, the Humane Animal Rescue Team has transformed the lives of countless animals, giving them a new lease on life.

Shelter Spotlight: Beagle Freedom Project

Have you ever wondered why Beagles are used in laboratory testing? The Beagle Freedom Project shines a light on testing and rehabilitates former subjects.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Corndog

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Corndog, a 5 years old Rottweiler mix from Austin, Texas. He is neutered, vaccinated, dewormed and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Whippany

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Whippany, a 3 years old Parson Russell Terrier from Methuen, Massachusetts. This lovely little pooch has been spayed.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Roulette

Handsome and smart- he will steal your heart! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Roulette, a 2 years old Spaniel and Bulldog mix from Cheyenne, Wyoming.

When Can a Puppy Start Eating Kibble?

One of the most exciting milestones in your dog’s puppyhood is the transition from milk and soft foods to solid kibble. This marks a major step in their growth and development and ensures that they receive all the important nutrients for a healthy life.

How to Teach Your Dog How To Wave

Imagine being able to teach your dog how to wave! This practical trick helps your dog break the ice with strangers, even from a distance.

Winter Training Tips: Getting Started In Skijoring

Skijoring is a team sport. You and your dog work together to get around a trail, tour the back country or glide across the snow on your local golf course.

Mysterious Mutts: Study Shows Shelters Often Misidentify Dog Breeds

A study published in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS One sheds a light on the low accuracy rates of breed guessing at shelters.

Good Dog! The Best Ways To Reward Your Dog

How do you tell your dog he’s done a good job… especially if you want him to do it again? Here are the best ways you can reward your dog Trainin…

Shelter Spotlight: Save Our Scruff

Canadian dogs need love too, eh! Save Our Scruff, a Toronto-based rescue organization, is dedicated to helping homeless pooches find a permanent home.

Why I Believe Dog Adoption Takes More Than Heart: Part 1

Adopting a stray dog isn't a job for the faint of heart. Kevin Roberts opened his heart to a feral dog, but would love be enough to fix her?

How To Stop Your Dog From Lunging While Walking

Nothing ruins a walk faster than when your dog lunges as other dogs or people. Here's what to do to stop your dog from lunging while walking.

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 – 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…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Rufus

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Rufus, a 2 years old tri-color Boxer mix from Middletown, Delaware. He is neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lollie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lollie, a little over 2.5 years old American Pitbull Terrier Mix from Dayton, Ohio.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Bella Bella

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Bella Bella, 3.5 years old Terrier mix from Wilmington, Delaware. She is spayed, vaccinated, and housetrained.

6 Easy Ways to Train Your Dog Every Day

Whether you're teaching your dog a new trick or brushing up on the basics, the key to success is to tackle training a bit every day!

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.

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.

TrustedHousesitters: In-Home Pet Sitting You Can Count On

You’re ready to hit the road for a little R&R, and unfortunately, your pet can’t go. You will miss them terribly, but it’s not always possi…

Best Puppy Shampoo

A special puppy shampoo will keep your little pooch fresh-smelling, their coat soft and fluffy, and their sensitive skin healthy.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Louise

Prepare to fall in love with Louise, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Louise is an adult Labrador Retriever Mix from Providence, RI. She is already spayed and…

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.

Best Dog Shampoo for Smelly Pooches

Dog shampoo is an indispensable part of any pooch's grooming routine. Find out how to choose one that will keep your pooch clean and their skin healthy!

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.

Take a Hand’s Off Approach to Dog Walks With Hands-Free Walking Syst

Keeping your hands free while walking your dog offers a host of benefits. Kevin Roberts has some tips for going hands free while trekking with your pooches.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Abby

Abby, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is a real girl's girl! She's a 1-year-old Italian Greyhound and Miniature Pinscher mix from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Buck

My, what a handsome young buck our Adoptable Dog of the Week is! Meet Buck, a 3-year-old male Cocker Spaniel and Poodle Mix from Phoenix, Arizona. He is alre…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Bella

We’d like you to meet Bella, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. She’s an adult English Setter mix that lives in Portland, ME. Bell…

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.

The Netherlands Just Became First County With No Stray Dogs

With an estimated 200 million stray dogs worldwide it’s clear that the issue of abandoned pets is a major problem for many countries across the globe. Except for the Netherlands!

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Starla

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Starla, a 5 yo American Staffordshire Terrier Mix from Auburn, California. She is spayed, house trained, and crate trained.

Black Dog Syndrome: Belle’s Story Common Among Shelter Dogs

Have your ever heard of Black Dog Syndrome? It's not a disease or a condition that dogs suffer from, it's actually a problem with humans!

6 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Adopt A Dog

When you adopt a dog, your life is going to change. That's why we put together the list of 6 ways your life will change when you adopt a dog.

How to Train a Blind Dog

As our pets age, they’ll inevitably begin to lose some of their senses – particularly their hearing and eyesight. And whether your dog has lost vision due to…

How to De-Shed Your Dog at Home

Regular grooming is a must for double-coated dogs. Here's how to de-shed your dog at home to minimize shedding and enjoy a tidy home without much hassle!

It's National Puppy Day–Here Are 3 Meaningful Ways You Can Celebrate

National Puppy Day's main goal is to raise awareness about the horrors of the puppy mill industry and get a single message loud across – adopt, don’t shop.

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Mochi

Please meet Mochi, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This sweet, little girl is a mixture of playfulness and love from Nashville, Tennessee.

How To Teach Your Dog Polite Café Manners

Going to the café is a doggie privilege, not a right. In a few simple steps, you can teach your pup to be polite in public.

New Jersey Shelter Starts ‘Rent-A-Dog’ Program for the Best Reason

Camden County Animal Shelter came up with an original way to get adoptable dogs out of their cages for a few hours- by 'renting' them to volunteers.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Tanner

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Tanner, a 7 years old silver and tan Yorkshire Terrier from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is neutered and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Kay Kay

We're suckers for a cute little butt, and Corgis have the best behinds in the dog world. That's why we've picked Kay Kay as our Adoptable Dog of the Week.

Transport To Freedom: Going Behind The Scenes Of Dog Transport

Kevin Roberts has a personal connection with dog transport and being a part of the group of volunteers that make this system work. Now, he talks to the peopl…

What Are the Symptoms of Dementia in Dogs?

Dog dementia or canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD) can bring about some troubling changes in your pet’s behavior – if you have a senior dog, these are the symptoms to look out for.

Are Small Dogs Harder to Train Than Big Dogs?

Is it true that small dogs are harder to train than big dogs? Let’s take a look at the facts and settle the debate once and for all. A number of factor…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Francis

Young, handsome and available – Francis is an eligible bachelor who’s looking for some love. And that’s why he’s our Adoptable Dog of…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Ellie

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Puppy Bad Behavior (and How to Correct It)

Puppies can't help but get into trouble - it's part of the process. Here are some common puppy bad behaviors and how you can correct it.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Kris

Cuddle up with adorable Kris, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He's a 1-year-old male Chihuahua from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Max

Our Adoptable Dog of the week is Max, a 4 years old American Pit Bull Terrier mix from Cooperstown, NY. He is neutered and up to date on his vaccines.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Huckleberry

Huckleberry is an adult male Rhodesian Ridgeback and Pitbull Terrier mix who's waiting for his forever home in Billings, Montana.

7 Ways a Shelter Dog Can Improve Your Life

If you want to experience the joys of owning a dog but aren't sure that buying a puppy is the right choice for you, think about adopting a shelter dog.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Queen

All hail Queen, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! This adult female Boxer mix is waiting for you and her forever home in Wichita, Kansas. Meet her now!

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Harley

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Harley, a one year old Basset Hound and Terrier mix with unique facial markings from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Judge

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Judge, a 2 years old Labrador Retriever mix from Lincoln, Nebraska. He is neutered and up to date with his shots.