What To Look For In A Quality Dog Boarding Facility

We’ve put together a list of things to be mindful of when you’re looking into dog boarding accommodations One of the hardest things about going a…

Speaking Up About Deafness in Senior Dogs

The loss of hearing is one of the concerns we have when our dogs grow older. If your dog is going deaf, here's what you can do to help communicate.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Foxy

Foxy is a young female Whippet mix from Cedartown, Georgia. She is spayed, up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, and good with dogs, cats and kids.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Owen

Don’t you just want to hug Owen, our Adoptable Dog of the Week? This furry fella is a 3-year-old Great Pyrenees mix from Portland, ME. Owen’s Sto…

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.

What Are The American Kennel Club Field Trials?

Need a challenge? A wonderful athletic event for hunting dogs, the American Kennel Club Field Trials will test your pooch's skills out in the field!

Can Dogs Get Dementia?

Also known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction, dogs can get dementia. A gradual process, here are the signs to watch out for in your senior dog.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Comet

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Comet, a little over 1 year old Labrador Retriever mix from Dayton, Ohio.

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Dazzler

Introducing Dazzler, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This gorgeous girl is a 4-year-old American Bully from Newport, Kentucky.

Which Canine Sport is Right For My Dog?

With so many dog sports out there, it can be hard to decide which one to pursue. Let's break each sport down to find which ones fit your dog's needs.

Heavy-Metal Icon Ozzy Osbourne to Open Not-So-Hardcore Doggie Daycare

After stepping down as the Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne has decided follow the next logical step in his career - open up a doggy daycare.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Mackenzie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mackenzie, a 3 to 4 years old Pug mix from Bedford, New Hampshire. This adorable little girl is spayed and vaccinated.

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 – 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 – Sienna

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

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Lorna

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lorna, 1 year and 10 months old American Pitbull Terrier mix from Dayton, Ohio.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Sunshine

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine! And this sunshine will make you happy when skies are gray! Say hello to Sunshine, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She&r…

How Dog-Loving Strangers Ruin Well-Trained Dogs

Pet parents have heard this one: "It's okay, I love dogs!" Guess what - it's not okay! Here's how to deal with friendly strangers who undo your training.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Gemma

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Gemma, a one and a half year old Pitbull and Lab mix from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is trained, vaccinated, and spayed.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Nino

Meet Nino, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Nino is an adult male American Pitbull Terrier from Roanoke, VA. He is already neutered, housetr…

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.

Pets Are Living The Good Life At New York City’s D Pets Hotel

Do you feel really guilty when you travel and leave your pet behind? No need - the swanky D Pets Hotel promises a luxe vacay for your pooch.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Flash

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Flash, a 2 years old chocolate Lab mix from East Hartford, Connecticut. He is neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Clef

Want a smart cookie to solve puzzles with? Meet this adorable clever canine! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Clef, an almost 4 years old brindle Cattle Dog mix from Austin, Texas.

5 Things You Need to Know About Dog Growls

We all back off when we see a dog growling. There are a few reasons why a dog may be growling at you - here's what you need to know about this behavior.

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 Week – Lisa

Sugar and spice and everything nice – that’s what our Adoptable Dog of the Week is made from. Meet Lisa, an adult Terrier mix from Rochester, New…

Golden Oldies: Paddling With A Senior Pooch

Don't leave your dog out of your outdoor adventures. Even elderly dogs can enjoy an active lifestyle out on the water, as long as you're prepared.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Gracie

Gracie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is as sweet as they come. This 5-year-old female purebred Rottweiler from Huxley, Iowa loves everyone she meets.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Scooter

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Scooter, a 4 years old Maltese mix from Sandston, Virginia. He is neutered, microchipped, up to date on his vaccines, 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.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Keegan

This posh-looking Boston Terrier mix from Indianapolis is up to date with his shots, neutered, and gets along great with other dogs and older children.

Crate Alternatives for Dogs Who Hate the Crate

If you have a dog, you probably have a crate. But what do you do when your dog hates the crate? Here are a few alternatives.

How to Keep Your Dog From Escaping Out the Front Door

Are you afraid that your dog is going to make a break for it every time you open the door? Settle your fears with the right commands.

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.

Why Do Dogs Hump?

It starts as a cute or embarrassing moment, but can it turn into a mounting behavior? Before jumping to conclusions, learn the reasons why dogs hump.

Shelter Spotlight: Companions for Courage

Some rescue dogs go on to bigger things - like becoming a therapy dog. Companion for Courage takes homeless dogs and trains them to help the community.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Watson

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Watson, a 3 to 4 years old Terrier mix from Fort Collins, Colorado. He is neutered, microchipped, 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…

How to Train a Deaf Dog

Whether your dog has lost his hearing due to age, illness or was simply born without this particular sense, he deserves to live his best life. And to ensure…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Nikki

Small and spunky, Nikki is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's an adult Glenn Imaal Terrier mix who lives in Lumberton, North Carolina.

Ramps And Pet Steps Give Stiff Senior Dogs A Leg Up

The perfect companion for your senior dog, ramps and steps offer mobility and accessibility for the aging pooch Getting old has advantages (“knowledge…

5 Common Myths About Dog Aggression

When it comes to aggression, many people have misconceptions about why dogs display this behavior. We're here to debunk five common myths about dog aggression.

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…

Tails From A Pet Sitter: Puppy, It’s Cold Outside

Pet Sitting Pro Rachel Leavy shares her experiences and has some tips on what to expect from your “watchdog” this holiday season While most peopl…

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Chase

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Chase, a little over 3 years old Treeing Walker Coonhound from Seattle, Washington. He is neutered, up to date on his vaccines, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Karma

Who wouldn't want to wake up with good Karma? Meet Karma, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's a young female Boxer mix from East Randolph, Vermont.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Obi

This gorgeous chocolate Lab mix from Kansas is the ideal pet for families! He gets along with cats, dogs, and young kids, and has the sweetest personality.

6 Bizarre Ways Our Dogs Talk to Us

Will dogs ever learn how to speak human? Until they do, we need to be able to interpret dog. Here are some of the strange ways the dogs communicate.

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.

Why You Should Consider Fostering a Dog

Open your heart and your home, and foster a dog in need If you love dogs, you may think that the most practical course of action would be to buy or adopt one…

How To Find The Right Dog Trainer For You And Your Dog

What’s the right way to train a dog? A professional explains how and why finding right dog trainer is personal. I’ve worked in the industry for a…

5 Basic Tips For Introducing Dogs To Strangers

A stranger is just a friend your dog hasn't met - make a good first impression with these five basic tips for introducing dogs to strangers.

All About Neutering Dogs

Thinking about neutering your dog? Here are a few basics you should brush up on before making a decision. Neutering is something that every owner of a male d…

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…

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…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Brownie

Brownie is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. An adult female German Wirehaired Pointer Mix, she's waiting for her forever home in Dodson, Montana.

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.