Tidy Tips on Curb Training in the Big City

When there's more concrete than green space, you have to make do-do with what you've got to work with when it comes to your dog's bathroom habits.

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- Ellie

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How to Train Your Pet to Be a Visiting Therapy Dog

So, you think your gentle, people-loving pooch would be a great fit as a nursing home Therapy dog? Let’s start by saying congratulations on exploring this op…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Romulus

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Romulus, a 4 year old German Shepherd from Washoe Valley, Nevada. He is neutered, vaccinated, and knows basic commands.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Sparrow

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sparrow, a 3 years old Pomeranian mix from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He is vaccinated, neutered, and crate trained.

Teach Your Dog Some Class In Puppy Kindergarten

At this point in your dog's life, it's the perfect time to start puppy kindergarten, which teaches training obedience, and socialization skills.

Shelter Spotlight: Don Cherry’s Pet Rescue Foundation

Known for his loud suits and as an NHL hockey commentator, Don Cherry has a soft spot for pets - that's why he started Don Cherry's Pet Rescue Foundation.

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?

Best Dog Cage Dryers

Dog cage dryers are not just for groomers- these devices can allow you to dry your pet's long coat fast and with ease in the comfort of your own home.

How To Teach Your Dog Neighbor Etiquette

You love your dog, but do your neighbors? Make sure your dog has neighbor etiquette indoors and out, so he brings a smile to everyone's face.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Booker

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Booker, a 3 to 4 years old Olde English Bulldogge or American Bulldog mix from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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.

Simple Mealtime Solutions for Picky Eaters

Does your dog sniff his food and then walk away? It might be time to give your dog a new feeding routine, so he will live to eat, not just eat to live.

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.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Hugo

Hugo, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, has a huge heart to go along with his huge personality. He is a young Pitbull Terrier from Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Oats

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Oats, a 3 to 4 years old Labrador Retriever mix from Atlanta, Georgia. He is neutered, vaccinated and ready for adoption!

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lucca

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lucca, a 2 years old Boxer mix from Scarborough, Maine. This handsome fella is neutered, vaccinated, and housetrained.

Neabot P1 Pro Professional Pet Grooming Vacuum Kit Review

You don’t need to be a pro to give your pet the 5-star grooming experience. Here’s our review of the Neabot P1 Pro Professional Pet Grooming Vacuum Kit. Start…

Top 10 Reasons for Adopting an Older Dog

It's a sad fact that older dogs in shelters and rescues have a harder time finding a forever home. But we have lots of reasons for adopting an older dog.

How to Teach a Rock-Solid Stay

The doorbell rings. Lola starts frantically barking and clawing to get the door open. You howl, "Lola, sit... stay. Stay!" to no avail. Sound familiar?

6 Easy Ways to Train Your Dog Every Day

Whether you're teaching your dog a new trick or brushing up on the basics, the key to success is to tackle training a bit every day!

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 – 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.

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.

How To Teach Your Dog The Recall Command

Recall is an essential command your dog needs to learn to keep him safe – here’s how to teach it When it comes to training your puppy or dog, tea…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Jean Ralphio

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Jean Ralphio, a year old Husky mix from Auburn, Alabama. He is vaccinated, microchipped, and heartworm negative.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Ty

One look at this handsome dog and you’re sure to fall in love! This is Ty, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He is an 11-year-old Boxer and German Shepher…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Hardy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Hardy, a 5 years old Pomeranian and Pekingese mix (Peek-A-Pom, if you wish), from Newark, Delaware.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Cooper

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Cooper, a 3-year-old Border Collie mix from Shelbyville, Kentucky. He's neutered, vaccinated, and house trained.

What Are the Benefits of Dog Massage?

Everyone likes a nice, relaxing massage – no doubt about it. It helps us unwind, soothes sore muscles, and can promote the release of “happy hormones” such as endorphins, serotonin, and dopamine.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Charlotte Newberry

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Charlotte Newberry, a 2 years old Belgian Malinois and American Bulldog mix from Providence, Rhode Island.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Spirit

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Spirit, 7 to 8 years old Siberian Husky mix from Columbia, Missouri. He is housetrained, vaccinated, and neutered.

How To Bond With Your Rescue Dog

Bonding with your rescue dog is a special time for both of you – make the most of it!While it’s important to bond with your dog, no matter how he came into y…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Sammy

What a handsome heartthrob! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sammy, a year and a half old Labrador Retriever and Pitbull mix from Columbus, Ohio.

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…

Is Animal Adoption the New Online Dating?

Looking for love in all the wrong places? You won't find it on Tinder - it's more likely the love of your life has a profile on an adoption website.

How Social Media Gets Animals Adopted- And What You Can Do to Help

Here are the social media practices that actually help pets in need, as well as poor social media behavior you should avoid at all costs.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Sadiee

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sadiee, a 5 years old Bull Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier mix from Cheyenne, Wyoming. She is spayed and housetrained.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Mr. Doggie

Dashing and debonair, Mr. Doggie is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He's an adult Puggle from Brooklyn, New York who can't wait to meet you.

My Dog is Getting Older–Should I Get a Second Dog Now?

A a house isn't a home unless it has a dog in it. As your dog gets on in years, you might consider bringing a second dog into your family.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Normandy

Say hello to Normandy, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Normandy is a young male Labrador Retriever and Shar Pei mix from San Diego, CA. He…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Sheba

Say “Hello” to Sheba, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Sheba is an adult female German Shepherd from Montgomery, Alabama. She’s already spaye…

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Silvie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Silvie, a 2 years old Siberian Husky from Cedar Crest, New Mexico. She is spayed, microchipped, and up to date with her vaccinations.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Buck

My, what a handsome young buck our Adoptable Dog of the Week is! Meet Buck, a 3-year-old male Cocker Spaniel and Poodle Mix from Phoenix, Arizona. He is alre…

Dog Etiquette 101: 5 Ways How NOT to Greet a Dog

It's tempting to pet and hug every dog you come across, but that may be not what the pooch wants. Here's what you shouldn't do when greeting a dog.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Buddy

If you're looking for a new friend, you've got to meet Buddy, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! He's an adult male Collie from Dublin, Ohio.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Isabella

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Isabella, a one year old Beagle and Boxer mix from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is spayed, microchipped, vaccinated.

11 Celebrities Who Decided to Adopt, Not Shop

When it comes to setting an example, there are times when celebrities shine bright. Here are 11 Hollywood Stars who adopted dogs in need.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Xena

Please say hello to Xena, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Xena is a 6-year-old female Labrador Retriever/Shepherd Mix from Philadelphia, PE…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Piper

ur Adoptable Dog of the Week is Piper, a 3 years old Pitbull Terrier mix from Hailey, Idaho. She is house trained, spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Google

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Google, a charming 9 years old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Dachshund mix from Washoe Valley, Nevada.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Rickey

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Rickey, a one year old Beagle and Chihuahua mix (a Cheagle, if you prefer), from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This ginger beauty is neutered, up to date on his shots, microchipped, and current on heartworm, flea, and tick preventatives.

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,…

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 – 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 Month – Bessi

We’d like to introduce you to Bessi, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This lovely lady is a young Pitbull Terrier and Beagle mix from…

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Toad

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Toad, a 2 and a half years old Miniature Australian Shepherd mix from Brandon, South Dakota.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Anderson Floofer

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mr. Anderson Floofer, a 2.5 years old Australian Shepherd and Pitbull mix from Phoenix, Arizona.