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.

How To Survive a New Dog Disaster

Your cute new dog or puppy may bring some not-so-cute consequences. Don't despair! Follow these tips to ease the transition for everyone.

The Importance Of Grooming Your Dog Regularly

It’s not all about looks – grooming your dog is so much more. Here’s why you should regularly groom your dog If you’re just grooming…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Sam

Meet Sam, our Adoptable Dog of the Week and extreme fetch player! He's a 12-year-old male Cockapoo from Richmond, Virginia.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Blue

Blue, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is one happy little guy. He's an adult Dachshund and Border Collie mix from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Lego

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lego, an adorable 4-year old Labrador Retriever and Husky mix from Salt Lake City, Utah.

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 – Hylo

Meet Hylo, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This young fellow is a Terrier/Schnauzer mix and he’s already neutered, up to date with sh…

Heart And Soul: The Joy Of Adopting A Dog

Author Amy Newmark shares personal experiences about how adoptable dogs enrich our souls immeasurably Marya Morin went right to the local shelter to get her…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Cross

Goofy, cute, and loving- who could resist this handsome boy? Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Cross, a 5 and half years old Labrador Retriever mix from Atlan…

My Dog Has Too Much Energy. Should I Adopt a Second Dog?

If your current dog needs more exercise and stimulation, getting a second dog may (or may not!) help. Ask yourself these questions.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Chip

Out Adoptable Dog of the Week is Chip, a 2 years old Terrier mix from Manhattan, Kansas. He is vaccinated, neutered, housetrained and very friendly.

How Do You Know If Dog Daycare Is Safe?

Are you a little hesitant to leave your pup at doggy daycare? Read these tips before dropping your dog off for the day. It’s natural to be worried abou…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Hannah

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Hannah, a six year old Labrador Retriever and Catahoula Leopard Dog mix from Indianapolis, Indiana. She is spayed, current on her shots, and house trained.

Shelter Spotlight: Bow Wow Buddies Foundation for Sick and Injured Dog

Accidents happen. But what if you can't afford the vet bill? Bow Wow Buddies Foundation helps pet parents and dogs get back on the road to a happy life.

How To Use Treats For Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

Come! Sit! Stay! Good dog - here's why using treats for positive reinforcement dog training will get your dog motivated to learn good behaviors and tricks.

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.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Charles

Charles, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, lives up to the notoriety of the breed's good nature. A 6-year-old male English Bulldog from Miami, Florida.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Gumbo

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Gumbo, a 4 years old Labrador Retriever and Coonhound mix from Dayton, Ohio.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Speckles

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Speckles, a 4 years old Labrador Retriever mix from Austin, Texas. He is neutered, vaccinated, and ready for a new home.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Jango

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Jango, a Brittany and Husky mix from Boonville, Missouri. She is spayed, vaccinated, and gets along with cats and dogs.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Maggie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Maggie, a 3 year old mixed breed from Covington, Louisiana. She is spayed, microchipped, and vaccinated.

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

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…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Geno

Geno, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, doesn't let anything keep him down. An adult male Chihuahua, he's waiting for his forever home in Great Bend, Kansas.

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 – Jai

With a beautiful personality to match his movie-star good looks, Jai, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is going to be a hit with one lucky family!

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Jackson

Meet Jackson, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Manhattan, Kansas. Jackson is an adult male Chow Chow mix. He's already neutered, up to date with shots.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Atticus

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Atticus, a sweet and friendly 3-year-old medium-sized mixed breed dog from Brookhaven, Mississippi.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Alanna

We’d like to introduce you to Alanna, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Alanna is a young female Boxer mix from Elyria, OH. She is alre…

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Lin

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lin, a 2 years old Australian Cattle Dog and Labrador Retriever mix from Nashville, Tennessee.

The Jolly Jet-Setter’s Holiday Guide For Boarding Your Dog

Indispensable tips to ensure your pooch is happy and safe while you’re away for holidays The holidays are upon us, and not everyone will be spending th…

My Dog Was Kicked Out of Daycare… Now What?

Just as some people don't thrive at a packed party, a daycare setting isn't right for all dogs. If your dog was asked not to return to a daycare facility, consider these exercise options.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Anny

Meet Anny, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Anny is a senior Brittany from Jackson, MS. She is housetrained, purebred, up to date with shots, good with dogs, a…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Chipper

Chipper is a chip off the old block – which makes him a perfect pooch to spotlight as our Adoptable Dog of the Week! He is an adult male Silky Terrier…

How to Manage Leash Reactivity in Your Dog

Is taking your dog for a walk a battle? He may be leash reactive. Let's talk about what causes this and how to manage it.

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- Charlo

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Charlo, a 4 years old purebred Golden Retriever from Beverly Hills, California. He is neutered and housebroken.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lucy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lucy, a 4 years old Maremma Sheepdog from Augusta, Maine. She is spayed, vaccinated, and knows basic commands.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Baxter

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Baxter, a 9 years old long-haired Chihuahua mix from Denver, Colorado. This cutie pie is neutered and housebroken.

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.

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.

5 Tips to Keep Your Dog From Digging in the Yard

Digging up your yard might be one of those dog habits you don't dig! But is there any way you can cover up this natural dog behavior?

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Quinn

Quinn, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, has a big smile for you. The gorgeous girl is an adult Retriever and Rhodesian Ridgeback mix from Atlanta, Georgia.

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…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Scooter

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Scooter, a 6 years old Maltese mix from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is neutered and up to date on his shots.

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.

Why You Should Let Your Dog Sniff During Walks

It's important that your dog gets his daily walk for exercise purposes. But it's just as vital to let your dog sniff his surroundings.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Bindi

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Bindi, an approximately 2 years old mixed breed dog from Shelburne, Vermont.

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 – 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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Moo Moo

Who's black and white and answers to the name "Moo Moo"? Our Adoptable Dog of the Week - a 1.5-year-old male Terrier mix from Baltimore, Maryland.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Caleb

Full of charm and personality, Caleb is our Adoptable Dog of the Week! This friendly Pitbull mix is about 2 years old and lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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.

Nail Clipping Versus Grinding – Which is Best and How Do You Choose?

If you’re like many pet owners, you probably assume that regular daily walks are sufficient to help wear your pet’s nails down to a naturally ideal length. But you’d be wrong. While walking on hard surfaces does help, it’s not enough to maintain a

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- 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.