Adoptable Dog of the Week: Bear

Our Adoptable Dog of the week is Bear, a 4 years old Terrier mix from, Charleston West Virginia. He is neutered, house-trained, and vaccinated.

Preparing Your Pooch For His First Dog Groomer Visit

Is Scruffy starting to look a bit scruffy? We've put together some points on what you need to do to prepare your pup for his first dog groomer visit.

Dog Skin Education: Why Not Use Human Shampoo on Your Dog?

When you want to wash that grime right out of your dog's fur, don't use the shampoo you use - it'll cause more than just a bad fur day for your dog!

Pros and Cons of Adopting an Adult Dog

Thinking of adopting a dog - that's a great idea! While most adopters are drawn the puppies, adult dogs have a great deal to offer.

How To Keep Senior Dogs Comfortable This Winter

When the temperature drops, your senior dog feels the cold right down to his bones! Make winter comfortable for your old pooch with these preventive tips.

Engaging Training Gifts for Active Dogs (and Their Humans)

Whether naughty or nice, your energetic pup will love these gift ideas. Keep him busy all year long with ideas and products made for active dogs.

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

Rescuing a feral dog is a wonderful thing to do. But Kevin Roberts wonders if he's bitten off more than he can chew, thanks to his heartfelt decision.

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 – Sosa

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sosa, a 5 years old Rottweiler and German Shepherd mix from Great Falls, Montana.

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.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Marie

We’re in Puppy Love with Marie, this week’s Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. She’s just a puppy, but expect her to grow &ndash…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Louie

This cute 4 year old Brussels Griffon and Shih-Tzu mix from Seattle, Washington might be tiny but he has a big personality.

Shelter Spotlight: Foster Dogs NYC Fospice Program

Homeless dogs deserve to spend their last days surrounded by people who care. That's the idea behind Foster Dogs NYC's Fospice Program.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Lionel

This week’s Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com is Lionel, a strapping fellow who has plenty of love to give. He’s a Boxer and Great Dan…

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Hansel

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Hansel, a 2 years old Miniature Pinscher and Australian Cattle Dog mix with a bobbed tail from Sudbury, Massachusetts.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lamonia

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lamonia, a 7 yo American Pitbull Terrier mix from Mission, Kansas. She is spayed, potty trained, and cratetrained.

10 Training Tips for Eager Greeters

Who's at the door? I bet it's a new friend! If your dog is an eager greeter, try these training tips that will tone down their welcome.

Top 10 Reasons for Adopting a Senior Dog

Looking to adopt? Choose an older dog. There are plenty of reasons why you should adopt a senior dog, and we've outlined just 10 of them!

Why You Should Start Grooming Your Puppy From An Early Age

Grooming your puppy has more benefits than you may realize! Unless he’s been getting himself into some sort of mischief, your little tyke probably has…

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 – Kuma

Big is beautiful - just ask Kuma, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This 4.5-year-old female Akita mix currently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Marco Polo

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Marco Polo, a 3 years old Cairn Terrier and Chihuahua mix from Salt Lake City, Utah. He's been neutered and vaccinated.

What is Pet Selection Counseling?

If you need guidance when adding a furry family member to your ranks, it may be a good idea to consider pet selection counseling.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Nyla

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Nyla, a one year old Pomeranian from Madison, Wisconsin. This adorable little lady is spayed and current on her vaccines.

Back-To-School Dog Tips From A Trainer

Going back to school isn't easy for anyone. Rachel Leavy, our dog training expert, offers a few tips on how to make the transition as painless as possible.

On-Leash Dog Greetings: Yea or Nay?

Letting your pup greet other dogs while on leash isn't always fun and games. Keep these tips in mind the next time you're on a walk.

How To Stop A Dog From Barking

There's no way to teach a dog to stop barking, but there are way to curb this habit. We've got some tips that will teach you how to stop a dog from barking.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Lightning

Meet Lightning, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Lightning is a 3-year-old Poodle mix from Cheektowaga, NY. He’s already neutered, goo…

OutKast’s Big Boi’s New Dog Shampoo Leaves Pooches Smelling Fur-oc

Teaming up with Bobbi Panter, dog-lover and rapper Big Boi is releasing a pet shampoo that's made for dogs with sensitive skin.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Sarafina

A friendly girl who loves everyone she meets, this 1-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier is waiting for her fur-ever family in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

6 Golden Tips on Hiking With Your Senior Dog

As dogs age, they tend to slow down - but it doesn't mean they stop wanting to hang out with you. Here are some tips about hiking with your senior pooch.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Hazel

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Hazel, a 2 to 3 years old Border Collie from Salt Lake City, Utah. She is spayed and housetrained.

Dogs Get A Kick Out Of Kicksledding

Uur resident expert on all sports that include dog pulling wants to introduce you to another cold weather activity you can do with your dogs - kicksledding.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Marigold

Here's a flower you'll want to pick! Meet Marigold, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's a 2-year-old Pitbull Terrier Mix from Durham, North Carolina.

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.

Tails From A Pet Sitter: How To Ruin Your Dog Sitter’s Day

Everyone's in a rush these days. The last thing on your mind is whether or not you're committing one of these cardinal pet sitter pet peeves.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Darby

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Darby, a 7 years old American Pit Bull Terrier mix from Phoenix, Arizona. She is spayed, vaccinated and housetrained.

What’s the Right Collar or Harness for My Dog?

Harnesses, collars, and martingales, oh my! The pet industry is overflowing with dog-walking tools, but which one is right for your dog?

6 Tips On Teaching Your Puppy To Come When Called

Some commands and tricks that you teach your dog are simply for entertainment, but teaching your puppy to come when called doesn't fall into this category.

Shelter Spotlight: Adopt-A-Bull Rescue, Inc.

Adorabully cute and noble, Adopt-A-Bull Rescue helps Bulldogs in need We’re so pleased to present a new feature here on PetGuide.com – our Shelte…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Rhett

Charming and unforgettable like his namesake- our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Rhett, a 3 to 4 years old hound mix, from Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Ireyna

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ireyna, a 4 years old Australian Kelpie mix from Gretna, Nebraska. She is spayed, housetrained and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Happy

Come on, get Happy! Hailing from Walton County, Georgia, Happy is a young male Pomeranian and Dachshund mix who's eager to warm your lap.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Watson

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Watson, an adorable 3 year old Daschund with tri-colored coat from Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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.

Tips On Making Your Home Comfortable For Your Senior Dog

Your dog deserves a comfortable retirement – here’s how to make it golden He’s been by your side for a long time. Even though he’s no…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Tessa

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Tessa, a 3.5 years old Labrador Retriever mix from Columbia, South Carolina. She is spayed, microchipped, and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Ace

What a handsome fella! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ace, a 1-year old Doberman Pinscher and Greyhound Mix from Palmyra, Nebraska.

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.

6 Tips for Managing a Territorial Dog

Everything belongs to your dog - and he's not afraid to tell anyone who comes close to his stuff. Here's what you can do to manage your territorial dog.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Gabby

Meet Gabby, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Gabby is an adult Shih Tzu that lives in Lexington, KY. She is spayed, housetrained, and up to date with shots.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Andrew

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Andrew, a 3 years old Pit Bull Terrier mix from Williston, Vermont. He is neutered and up to date on his shots.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Blitzen

‘Tis the season! And because of the holidays, Blitzen, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com, is a gift you’ll always treasure. Blitze…

What You Should Know Before Starting a Dog Boarding Business

Let’s get down to business – starting a dog boarding business When it comes to opening a dog boarding business, it may seem as though you need li…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Taylor

Can you believe Taylor, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is a German Shepherd? It’s true! Taylor is a 2-year-old male White German Shepherd Mix from Augu…

7 Gifts for People Who Love Dog Training

Are there any dog training or dog sport fanatics on your holiday list? Our resident dog training pro hints at what she'd like to see under her tree.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Chewy

This Brussels Griffon mix is neutered and up to date on his vaccinations; he's also housetrained and gets along with other dogs and older children.

How To Tell If You’re An Armchair “Rescuer”

There are countless ways to help animals, but even the best of intentions can have negative impacts - especially if you're a social media armchair rescuer.