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.

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 – 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 – Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a sweetie – and that’s why she’s our Adoptable Dog of the Week! This young lady is a 2-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier…

How to Find a Reliable Dog Walker

Need a little help to get your dog off the couch and moving when you're not around? Here are some tips on finding a reliable dog walker.

Top 5 Ways to Keep a Senior Dog Mentally Sharp

As your dog ages, he may slow down. But just because your dog may not be as physically active as he once was, his mind still needs to be exercised to stay sh…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Abby

Abby, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is a real girl's girl! She's a 1-year-old Italian Greyhound and Miniature Pinscher mix from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mushing Dictionary: A Guide To Dog Mushing Language

Are you interested in dog mushing? Before you get started, you'll need to learn the language of dog mushing.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Gadget

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Gadget, a 4 to 5 years old yellow Labrador Retriever mix from Shelbyville, Kentucky. He is neutered and housetrained.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Honey

Just as sweet as her name, Honey is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. A purebred White German Shepherd, she's a 10 year old from Hookset, New Hampshire.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Rusty

Meet Rusty, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This sprightly senior purebred Brittany male hails from Jackson, Mississippi and is looking for his furever home.

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.

What on Earth is Earthdog?

Little dogs have a lot of energy - especially the ones that were bred to hunt and catch critters. You can put these skills to great use at Earthdog trials.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Dillard

Meet Dillard, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. He is an adult Labrador Retriever mix from Norman, OK and is already neutered. Dillard’…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Zoe And Scout

Meet Zoe and Scout, our Adoptable Dogs of the Week. These lovely ladies live in Grants, New Mexico and are part of a program where inmates train rescue dogs

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 – 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.

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…

What’s the Right Collar or Harness for My Dog?

Harnesses, collars, and martingales, oh my! The pet industry is overflowing with dog-walking tools, but which one is right for your dog?

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Dukes

Meet Dukes, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptadog.com. This senior from Mays Landing, NJ still has lots of life in him and wants to find a home to cal…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Toby

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Toby, a 6-year-old Husky and Sheltie mix from Vineland, New Jersey. He is neutered and up to date on his shots.

What Is Canine Cognitive Dysfunction?

As dogs get older, they're at risk from developing Canine Cognitive Dysfunction. Here's what to watch for so you can get your pooch the help he needs.

Brushing Your Dog: A Guide for All Coat Types

Give your dog the brush off… with the right kind of brushing for his coat type Brushing your dog might seem fairly straight forward, but there’s…

Teach Your Dog to Sit… Without Treats!

One of the common misconceptions about positive training is that you have to give your dog treat rewards every time he sits for the rest of his life.

#WhyILeft: Because Pets Are Now Allowed In More Women’s Shelters

Women may choose to stay in an abusive relationship because they don’t want to leave their dog behind. The good news is an increasing number of women&r…

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.

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.

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.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Darby

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Darby, a 7 years old American Pit Bull Terrier mix from Phoenix, Arizona. She is spayed, vaccinated and housetrained.

Top 10 Reasons for Adopting a Senior Dog

Looking to adopt? Choose an older dog. There are plenty of reasons why you should adopt a senior dog, and we've outlined just 10 of them!

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.

The World’s Biggest Pet Hotel Opened in Cape Town- Take a Look Insid

The newly opened hotel for cats and dogs is not only the largest in South Africa, but its founders claim it's the biggest pet hotel in the whole world.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Hulk

Meet Hulk, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This 2-year-old German Shepherd is waiting patiently in Montgomery, Alabama, for his forever home.

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.

Experts: Focus on Quality Of Life For Canine End Of Life Care

What to do for our senior dogs in their end days presents a heart-wrenching dilemma and experts suggest that quality of life should be the focus.

Teach Your Dog To Be A Canine Good Citizen

You may think your pup is already pretty awesome, but you can make sure that your dog has all the good manners to be considered a Canine Good Citizen.

The Home Visit: An Essential Part Of Adopting A Dog

Home visits are often part of the dog adoption process. And you want to be ready when they visit - Kevin Roberts walks you through the home visit procedure.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Tommy

What a stunning fella! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Tommy, a 2 to 3 years old Husky mix from Cedar Crest, New Mexico.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Dana

This beautiful girl is spayed, crate trained, up to date with her shots and gets along great with other dogs and older children.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Diesel

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Diesel, a 6 years old Boxer mix from Austin, Texas. This handsome fella is neutered and up to date on his shots.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Tara

Meet Tara, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. She is a 1-year-old Papillon Mix from Milpitas, CA. Tara is already spayed, housetrained, up to…

Engaging Training Gifts for Active Dogs (and Their Humans)

Whether naughty or nice, your energetic pup will love these gift ideas. Keep him busy all year long with ideas and products made for active dogs.

Are Small Dogs Harder to Train Than Big Dogs?

Is it true that small dogs are harder to train than big dogs? Let’s take a look at the facts and settle the debate once and for all. A number of factor…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Muesli

Meet Muesli, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Muesli is residing in McKinney, TX and can’t wait to to find his forever home. This pure…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Paxton

We can't resist a cute Corgi butt! Meet Paxton, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Paxton is a 2-year-old male Pembroke Welsh Corgi mix from Salem, Oregon.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Danny Boy

Oh, Danny Boy! You’re our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This beautiful Golden Retriever lives in Andover, CT. He is an adult, is alread…

Why Do Puppies Cry and Whine?

They're oh-so-cute, but what's that noise and why are they making it? Let's find out the reasons why your puppy is crying and whining.

What to Do When You Dog Doesn’t Like to Go for Walks

As hard as it is to believe, some dogs don't like to go for a daily stroll. Here's what to do when your dog doesn't like to go for walks.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Leroy

What a smile – would it be great to have that gorgeous grin greeting you every day? You’re in luck, because Leroy, the owner of this happy smile,…

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Princess Sploot

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Princess Sploot, a 3.5 years old American Pit Bull Terrier mix from Richmond, Virginia. She is spayed and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Forrest

Hey Forrest, you can stop running now – you’re our Adoptable Dog of the Week! Forrest is an adult male Labrador Retriever mix from Glen Morgan, W…

What To Expect When You Adopt A Dog

You've decided to adopt a dog! That's wonderful news. And because you're such an awesome expectant pet parent, you need to know just what you're in for.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Louise

Prepare to fall in love with Louise, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Louise is an adult Labrador Retriever Mix from Providence, RI. She is already spayed and…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Logan

If you want a gentle, loving dog whose world will revolve around you, this handsome furball could be just the dog for you!