How Do I Puppy Proof a Trash Can?

Puppies get into everything - including things we've thrown away. We've got some tips on how to puppy proof your trash cans.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Nebby

Nebby, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is an adult male Chihuahua and Dachshund mix looking for a forever home in Helena, Alabama.

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.

How to Crate Train Your Dog

To a dog, a crate is a home within a home. It's a safe den to chill in, or to recuperate - here's how to crate train your dog.

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.

Dog Tear Stains: Causes And Treatments

It’s not that your dog is sad. Sometimes, he can’t help tearing up. There are many possible reasons why. If he hasn’t been watching the end…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Rylee

We’re suckers for a lady with looks and smarts – and Rylee, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, has both in spades! Rylee is a 1.5-year-old female Ger…

How to Teach Your Dog to Speak

One of the cutest, and easiest, tricks to teach your dog is to speak (or woof) on command. We've broken down the steps for you to follow.

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- Mochi

There's nothing cuter than a pooch in a tutu, and she's here to prove it! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mochi, a 4-year-old Boxer from Denver, Colorado.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Artimus

If you’re happy and you know it, you need to meet Artimus, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Artimus is a young male American Staffordshire Terrier mix fr…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Wally Cleaver

Wally Cleaver, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, sure is the bee's knees! Wally is an adult female German Shepherd Mix from Jackson, Mississippi.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Ava

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ava, a 3.5 years old German Shepherd from Bedford, New Hampshire. She is spayed, microchipped, and up to date on her vaccines.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Mama

Meet Mama, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Mama is an adult female King Charles Spaniel and Bichon Frise mix from Baton Rouge, LA. She is already spayed, hous…

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Adopting a Dog

You've decided to adopt a dog - that's awesome! Before you rescue a pooch and bring him home, watch out of these common adoption mistakes.

The ABCs On How To Extend Your Senior Dog’s Lifespan

There’s no reason why senior dogs can’t shine in their golden years – we’ve got some tips to extend and improve your pooch’s li…

Teaching Your Dog to Leave It

The "Leave It" command can come in handy in a variety of situations. Follow these tips on properly teaching your dog to leave it.

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Maia

Maia, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is a 5-year-old Pit Bull mix from Indianapolis, Indiana with a gorgeous white and chestnut coat and a heart of gold.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Destiny

How did this pup become our Adoptable Dog of the Week? It must be Destiny! Meet Destiny, a 2-year-old female American Pitbull mix from Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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.

Do Dogs Have Belly Buttons?

Is it an innie or an outie? No, we're not talking about you - we're talking about your dog! Have you ever noticed if your dog has a belly button?

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Fallon

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Fallon, a 2 years old Anatolian Shepherd and Labrador mix from Indianapolis, Indiana. This girl is spayed and vaccinated.

Dog Daycare or Dog Walker: Which One Should You Choose?

Does it make more sense to hire a dog walker or put your pup in doggy day? Ask yourself a few questions to figure out which option suits you best.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Max

Are you ready to take adorableness to the max? Because Max, our Adoptable Dog of the Week is! Max is an adult male Toy Poodle and Chihuahua mix from Oklahoma…

Shelter Spotlight: Pets of the Homeless

Whether you're looking for help or want to help, Pets of the Homeless is here for you. They provide emergency veterinary care to pets of the homeless.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Ellie

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Adoptable Dog of the Week- Suarez

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Suarez, a 2.5 years old German Shepherd from Sacramento, California. He is neutered, vaccinated and housetrained.

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.

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.

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.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Chief

Don’t blink or you may miss Chief, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! Living in Cottonwood, Arizona, Chief is an adult male Greyhound who has retired from…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Sammy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sammy, a little over 1.5 years old Australian Shepherd, Bull Mastiff, and Great Pyrenees mix from Olathe, Kansas.

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…

Shelter Spotlight: Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue

You can say that this shelter has balls! We love the Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue motto: "Saving badass dogs from idiot humans."

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Maerdy

This gorgeous guy is a party on legs! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Maerdy, a 2 years old Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler) from Gretna, Nebraska.

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.

Doggy ‘Dos Puffed and Fluffed With This Wearable Dog Dryer

Yuck! You can't stand that 'wet-dog' smell. Neither could a Florida teen, so she came up with the Puff-N-Fluff Dog Dryer, and you know you want one!

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Matthew

A wonderful mix, Matthew is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Matthew is a 2-year-old male Wheaten Terrier and Bearded Collie mix from Atlanta, Georgia.

Understanding Your Dog’s Special Grooming Needs

Keep it clean – how to stay on top of your dog’s grooming needs While the majority of dogs will stay clean and healthy with a straightforward gro…

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 – 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…

How to Make Sure Daycare is a Pleasant Experience for Your Dog

Dog daycare can be a wonderful experience for your pooch, but you have to do your part to ensure a good time is had by all Sure, daycare might seem like a fu…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Red

Let's paint the town red, with Red, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! This cheerful gal is a young Pitbull Terrier from Calgary, Alberta.

Fix Leash Walking Problems With Rally-O

Dogs can learn everyday manners by practicing canine sports. If your pup struggles to walk politely on leash, it's Rally Obedience to the rescue!

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 – Tubby

He’s not fat – he’s just big boned! If you need more dog to love, then Tubby, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is the pooch for you. Tubby is…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Ryan

Bring on the snow, says Ryan, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! Keeping cool in Jefferson, New Hampshire, this 5-year-old Alaskan Husky is full of energy.

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.

What To Expect – Your Puppy’s First Day Home

Today's the big day - you're bringing your puppy home! You must be so excited. Here is a list of things to keep in mind for your puppy's first day home.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Ryan

This week’s Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com is Ryan, a happy fellow from Sprakers, NY. A Pitbull/American Bulldog mix, Ryan sports a beaut…

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 – 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…

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…

Top 10 Products To Buy For Your Local Shelter

We all want to help our local shelters if we can, and sometimes, it can be as simple as ordering some much-needed products to be sent to them.

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.

Cool Ideas For Dog Adoption Events

Looking for innovative ideas to get people out to your next pet adoption event? Find forever homes for pets with outside-of-the-box ideas like these ones.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Max

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Max, a 5 years old Shepherd mix from Oakville, Washington. He is neutered, current on his vaccinations, and housetrained.

What is a Facility Dog?

You've heard of therapy dogs and service dogs, but what about facility dogs? A facility dog is trained for work in a facility setting.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Candy

If you are looking for a small-sized pooch that has a lovely, adaptable personality, then this Dachshund and Terrier mix is ideal pet for you.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Dash

Dash, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, would be a perfect fit for an active family. He's an adult Australian Shepherd and Siberian Husky mix from Sawyer, ND.