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!

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 - Blitzen

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

Pros And Cons: Dog Boarding Kennels Vs. In-Home Boarding

Where is the best place to leave your dog when you’re travelling away from home? When it comes to boarding your dog, there are two main options: commer…

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.

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…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Indie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Indie, a 5 to 6 years old German Shepherd from Nashville, Tennessee. She is spayed, crate trained, and housebroken.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Lucy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lucy, a 5 year old Shih Tzu mix from Seattle, Washington. She is spayed, house trained, crate trained, and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Dean

Energetic, lively, and always ready for an adventure, this pooch could be a perfect companion for active owners! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Dean, a yea…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Tucker

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This week we’re featuring Tucker, an adult Labrado…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Brittney

What a little angel - meet Brittney, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Brittney is an adult Maltese mix from Hartford, Connecticut.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Frankie

Sweet, fun, and as charming as they come, this cutie patootie would love to join your family! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Frankie, a 2.5 years old Ameri…

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Gimley

While it seems like this pooch didn't have the best luck in his life, you'd never know by his behavior: Gimley is a sweet boy and a wonderful companion.

New Puppy Checklist – Everything You’ll Need

Getting your home ready for a new puppy is a big responsibility. Make life with your new puppy easier with these great products.

Teach Your Dog to Love Coming to You

Does this frustrating behavior sound familiar when it comes to recall? "My dog always comes when called.... except at the dog park."

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Lori

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lori, a 1.5 years old Great Pyrenees mix from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is spayed and vaccinated.

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…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Dani

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Dani, a 3 year old Border Collie mix from Chestertown, Maryland. She is spayed, vaccinated, crate trained and housetrained.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Sparky

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sparky, a 4 years old Chihuahua mix from Wethersfield, Connecticut. He is neutered, vaccinated, and housebroken.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Mac

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mac, a 5 yo handsome mutt from Stratham, New Hampshire. This big fella is neutered and vaccinated and ready for a new home.

Adventures In Fostering: A Day In The Life Of Dog Foster Dad

Kevin Roberts has taken in a new foster dog. The first bloom of excitement has worn off - it's time for Francis to show his true colors and begin training.

The Pawsitives of Pet Sitting for a Living

To celebrate pet sitters and all they do for our furry friends, our residential pet sitting pro, Rachel Leavy, explains why she lives the good life.

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 – 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…

How To Stop Your Dog From Lunging While Walking

Nothing ruins a walk faster than when your dog lunges as other dogs or people. Here's what to do to stop your dog from lunging while walking.

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 – Gelsey

We bet you're all ears to hear about Gelsey, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! She's an American Staffordshire Terrier mix from Burlington, New Jersey.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Ollie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ollie, a 5 years old Blue Heeler (Australian Cattle Dog) mix from Lincoln, Nebraska. He is neutered and vaccinated.

Are Board and Train Programs Right for My Dog?

Dog training takes a lot of time and patience. But some people don't have the time, and that's where board and train programs come in.

Buying Guide: Best Dog Food for Puppies of All Sizes

There is no best dog food for puppies that will fit all furballs- read on to find out what type of kibble is ideal for your new puppy.

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…

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…

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Lio

A big dog with a big heart: our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lio, a 7-year-old Catahoula Leopard Dog mix from Columbia, South Carolina.

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…

At What Age Should You Spay Or Neuter Your Dog?

There are pro and cons to spaying or neutering your dog – weigh all the information before you make a decision If you’ve decided to spay or neute…

Why Is My Dog Aggressive When Woken Suddenly?

No one likes getting woken up suddenly from a deep slumber - but some dogs get aggressive in this situation. How do you wake your dog up safely?

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…

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- 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.

Black Dog Syndrome: Belle’s Story Common Among Shelter Dogs

Have your ever heard of Black Dog Syndrome? It's not a disease or a condition that dogs suffer from, it's actually a problem with humans!

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- Aurora

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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.

Trick With a Purpose: Fetch

Does your dog play the can't-catch-me game? Plow you over as soon as you come home? These bad behaviors actually have a fun solution... Fetch!

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Dirk

Dirk, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, doesn't let being deaf ruin his good time! Dirk is a male Jack Russell and Pointer mix living in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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.

A Guide to Dog Menstruation

If you have an intact female dog, you're going to have to deal with menstruation. Here's what you need to know to ensure that time of the month goes smoothly.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Charlie Brown

Meet Charlie Brown, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This good boy is an adult American Staffordshire Terrier mix from Raleigh, North Carolina.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Sunny

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sunny, a 3 to 4 years old Chihuahua mix from Eagle, Idaho. She is spayed, microchipped, and up to date on her vaccines.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Roomba

Roomba, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is ready to clean up any food you drop! This little guy is a Fox Terrier mix who lives in Augusta, Maine.

How to Stop Toy Guarding in Puppies

It's my toy! Some puppies won't let you near their toy - they just won't share. Here's how you tackle toy guarding in puppies.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Katie

We’d like you to meet Katie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Katie is a female adult German Shorthaired Pointer from Omaha, Nebraska.…

Should You Bring Your Nervous or Reactive Dog to the Dog Park?

When you have a reactive or nervous dog, playing in the dog park isn't all fun and games. Is there a way for your dog to enjoy the benefits of a dog park?

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.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Spankee

Meet Spankee, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Spankee is an adult English Pointer and Dalmatian Mix from Newcastle, Oklahoma. He’s already neutered, hou…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Pudding

ur Adoptable Dog of the Week is Pudding, a 3 years old Labrador Retriever and Doberman Pinscher mix from Portland, Oregon.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Bacon

Everybody loves Bacon - hey, what's not to love? Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is a happy 5-year-old Shepherd and Akita mix from Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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…

How To Deal With Dog Fights In Your Multiple-Dog Home

Break it up! Sibling rivalry between dogs is common and there’s bound to be disagreements. Here’s how to handle tense situations like a pro. Many…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Roscoe

Handsome and smart- this doggo has it all! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Roscoe, a 3 years old Pitbull Terrier mix from Clarksville, Arizona. He is vaccin…