Can Dogs Get Dandruff?

Dogs can't use Head & Shoulders, so what do you when your dog has dandruff? Let's talk about what can be done about this itchy problem.

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: A Dog By Any Other Name

Our “Hairy Dogfathers” are here to offer expert and practical advice. Dog trainers (and handsome hubbies) Kevin and André are here to answ…

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-Zenon

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Zenon, a year and a half old Shepherd mix from Fargo, North Dakota. She is spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped.

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…

Put a Lid on Bossy Barking

Does your dog thrash and squeal while you prepare his food as if to say, "Hurry up, human"? You may have a Bossy Barker on your hands.

A Guide to Dog Menstruation

If you have an intact female dog, you're going to have to deal with menstruation. Here's what you need to know to ensure that time of the month goes smoothly.

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- Ellie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ellie, a 5 years old terrier mix from Starkville, Mississippi. She is spayed, microchipped, and vaccinated.

6 Super Star Puppy Tips for Country-Crooner Brett Eldredge

As if country singer Brett Eldredge couldn't get any cuter, he's added an adorable little puppy named Edgar to his squad.

Shelter Spotlight: Hull’s Haven Border Collie Rescue

This month, we travel to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to spotlight Hull's Haven Border Collie Rescue. This non-profit rescue group takes in any dog in need.

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.

How To Properly Clean Your Dog’s Wrinkles

Get into all of those nooks and crannies! Your dog's wrinkles are hosting moisture that can lead to nasty infections and fungal growth.

5 Important Tips For Hiring a Dog Sitter

Even if you're away for one night, your dog needs someone to look after him. Need someone to take over your pet parent duties? Time to find a dog sitter!

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Spunky-Sprout

Meet Spunky-Sprout, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This young lady is a Whippet and Hound mix from Miami, FL. She’s already spayed,…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Rita

Young at heart, Rita doesn't let anything slow her down! Hailing from Houston, Texas, she's a sprightly 6-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback and Shepherd mix

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Amstel

Please say hello to Amstel, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Amstel is a Shiba Inu Mix from New York City, NY. He is already neutered, house…

The World’s Biggest Pet Hotel Opened in Cape Town- Take a Look Insid

The newly opened hotel for cats and dogs is not only the largest in South Africa, but its founders claim it's the biggest pet hotel in the whole world.

Back To Dog School Classes Ensure Your Pooch Is The Teacher’s Pet

Learning doesn’t stop after basic obedience. It’s time to bone up on some extracurricular lessons – and by that, we mean classes you can ta…

Should You Hire a Dog Walker for Your Pooch?

You're busy all day at work and you're worried your dog isn't getting enough exercise. Before you hire a dog walker, be sure to ready our article below.

What Do the Letters After a Dog Trainer’s Name Mean?

Certain letters spell out the expertise of a professional. A trainer's certifications can tell you a lot about her experience and approach to dog training.

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.

7 Things I’ve Googled Since I Got a Puppy

Since Hurricane Zed's arrival, I've been relying on Google, the know-it-all search engine, to get me through the first year of puppyhood.

How to Teach Your Dog to Calmly Ride in an Elevator

For a dog, the elevator can be a frightening place and he may react because of his fear. Here's how to keep your pooch calm while riding in an elevator.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Inspector Gadget

We're on the case of finding Inspector Gadget a new home! Inspector Gadget is an adult male Terrier mix from Shelbyville, Kentucky.

Three Stylish Tips For DIY Dog Grooming Success

Celebrity dog groomer Jorge Bendersky shares his DIY grooming tips to keep your dog healthy and looking his best Believe it or not, your dog’s coat is…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Sienna

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sienna, a 4 years old American Pit Bull Terrier and American Bulldog mix from Austin, Texas.

Chew on These Tips to Survive Your Puppy’s Teething Stage

The terrible teething phase - it's what every puppy parent dreads. To prepare for the biting times ahead, plan ahead with these drool-worthy teething tips.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Cooper

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Cooper, a 2 years old mixed breed dog from Holly Springs, North Carolina. He is housetrained, neutered and vaccinated.

Don’t Want to Train? Use Management Instead

Training isn't the only option to improve your dog's manners or behavior issue. Learn the important role that management plays to stop unwanted behavior.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Lil Bit

Meet Lil Bit, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Lil Bit is an adult female French Bulldog and Pug Mix from St Paul, MN. She is already spayed…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Danny Boy

Oh, Danny Boy! You’re our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This beautiful Golden Retriever lives in Andover, CT. He is an adult, is alread…

Shelter Spotlight: Luvable Dog Rescue

A shelter that lets dogs commune with nature, Luvable Dog Rescue houses its residents in quaint little cottages! Where do we sign up?

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- 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.

Getting Things Ready For Your New Rescue Dog

You can’t wait for your new rescue dog to come home – but is your home ready for him? You’ve taken the plunge and decided to give a home to…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Gretchen

We bet you've never seen a mix like this before! Adoptable dog Gretchen is a Affenpinscher/Pekingese Mix, which explains her gorgeous black and silver coat.

Dog Adolescence is Real: What to Expect From the Teen Years

The teen years are rebellious ones! Dogs may not be sneaking out of the house, but they may act out. Here's how you can survive your dog's adolescence.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Dana

This beautiful girl is spayed, crate trained, up to date with her shots and gets along great with other dogs and older children.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Greta-Tzu

When you're this cute, you need a hyphenated name! Meet Greta-Tzu, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's a 6-year-old Shih Tzu from Holland, Michigan.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Maxim

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Maxim, a 4 years old Australian Shepherd mix from Baltimore, Maryland. He's neutered, vaccinated and ready for adoption!

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Valentine

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Valentine, an around 5 years old mixed breed dog from Mandan, North Dakota.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Muesli

Meet Muesli, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Muesli is residing in McKinney, TX and can’t wait to to find his forever home. This pure…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Tanner

Well, hello handsome! How can we resist such charm? This irresistible gentleman is Tanner, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. A dashing young…

Best Dog Training Books

Dog training books can offer invaluable insight into the expertise and experience of various professional trainers and dog behaviorist experts.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Balto

Meet Balto, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He's an adult Siberian Husky and Alaskan Malamute mix from Hastings, Nebraska.

Devastating Statistics Show an Increase in Euthanasia of Cats and Dogs

The data collected by Best Friends Animal Society indicates that there is an animal shelter crisis in America, with more and more pets being abandoned and less of them getting adopted, but it’s not all bleak – even though shelters have seen better day

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 – Jasmine

Meet Jasmine, our sweet smelling Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's an adult Corgi and Terrier mix from Auburn, Washington.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Fritz

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Fritz, a 7 years old Chihuahua mix from Eugene, Oregon. He is neutered, up to date with his vaccines, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Zoe And Scout

Meet Zoe and Scout, our Adoptable Dogs of the Week. These lovely ladies live in Grants, New Mexico and are part of a program where inmates train rescue dogs

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Pixie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Pixie, a 4 years old cute little mutt from Shelburne, Vermont. She is spayed, microchipped, and housetrained.

Why Your Dog May Need a Muzzle

Don't assume the worst when you see a dog wearing a muzzle. There are plenty of reasons why one is needed, and it may have nothing to do with being vicious.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Stormy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Stormy, a 3 and a half years old Husky mix from Lake Odessa, Michigan. She is spayed and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Gelsey

We bet you're all ears to hear about Gelsey, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! She's an American Staffordshire Terrier mix from Burlington, New Jersey.

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!

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Momma

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Momma, a 5 years old Chihuahua and Corgi mix from Warwick, Rhode Island. She is spayed, vaccinated, and housetrained.

How to Bring Adoptable Dogs to the United States

Many countries around the world have a problem with stray dogs. Here's how you can bring those homeless pups to the U.S. for adoption.

Best Dog Grooming Tables

Dog grooming tables are both for professionals with dog grooming businesses and pet owners that groom their own dogs ocassionally.