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 – Marigold

Here's a flower you'll want to pick! Meet Marigold, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's a 2-year-old Pitbull Terrier Mix from Durham, North Carolina.

First Thing’s First: Teaching Your Puppy How to Focus

To a puppy, everything he sees is new and exciting. But learning to focus and recognizing his name is an important part of a puppy's training course.

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 – Eddie

Are you ready to rock out with Eddie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week? Eddie is an adult male Wire Fox Terrier and Dachshund mix from Nashville, TN. He is alre…

7 Questions To Ask When Boarding A Dog

You're leaving town for a couple of days and can't bring your dog along for the trip. We've prepared a list of questions to ask before boarding a dog.

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- 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.

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.

Dog Scouts: It’s Not Just for Humans Anymore

Be prepared... to have a great time with your dog at Dog Scouts of America. Does your dog have what it takes to earn badges and learn important skills?

How To Spot a Reputable Rescue

We all want to help out pets in need by adopting or supporting our local shelters. But watch out - not all of them are reputable rescues.

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- Fritz

If you like small dogs with a lot of spunk, you'll LOVE Fritz! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Fritz, a 2 yo Westie and Poodle mix from Columbia, SC.

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 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.

5 Important Tips For Hiring a Dog Sitter

Even if you're away for one night, your dog needs someone to look after him. Need someone to take over your pet parent duties? Time to find a dog sitter!

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.

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 – Berkley

Meet Berkley, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This little fellow is a Rat Terrier mix that lives in New Milford, CT and can’t wait to…

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.

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…

8 Tips For Boarding a Dog With Separation Anxiety

Ways to make the experience of staying at a kennel easier for your anxious dog Going into a boarding kennel can be stressful for any dog, but even more so fo…

What You Should Know Before Starting a Dog Boarding Business

Let’s get down to business – starting a dog boarding businessSo, you are considering starting a dog boarding business? Perhaps you’ve learned a lot over the…

Top 10 Best Toys for Puppies

Puppies love to play. But what should they play with? Check out our list of the Top 10 best toys for puppies.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lexi

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lexi, a 7 years old Yorkshire Terrier from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is spayed, vaccinated, and housetrained.

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.

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.

#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…

How To Avoid Fido Fiascos When Training Multiple Dogs

Calgon… take me away! Step away from the bottle of wine – take a few tips from a pro on how to train successfully in a multi-dog household. Havi…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Esperanza (Espy)

We can’t say “No” to a lovely lady – you look into Esperanza’s eyes and try to tell her that she can’t come home with you…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Daisy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Daisy, a pooch who's just as lovely as her name. She's a 5-year-old Australian Shepherd mix from Washoe Valley, Nevada.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Gretel

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Gretel, a little over a year old Shepherd mix from Versailles, Kentucky. She is spayed and vaccinated.

How To Spot True Separation Anxiety in Your Dog

True separation anxiety can be a difficult issue to deal with. The good news is that many people who think their dogs have separation anxiety are mistaken.

Shelter Spotlight: The Sanctuary At Haafsville

The Sanctuary at Haafsville cares for pets who need a temporary place to stay due to owners being hospitalized or deployed in the military.

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.

7 Ways a Shelter Dog Can Improve Your Life

If you want to experience the joys of owning a dog but aren't sure that buying a puppy is the right choice for you, think about adopting a shelter dog.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Kibbles

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Kibbles, a 3 years old Terrier mix from Los Angeles, California. This charming pooch is neutered and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Gabby

Gabby, Gabby, hey! Meet Gabby, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's an adult female Chihuahua mix from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Gracie

Gracie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is as sweet as they come. This 5-year-old female purebred Rottweiler from Huxley, Iowa loves everyone she meets.

10 Best Puppy Potty Training Supplies

Check out or list of best puppy potty training supplies to make the whole process easier and more efficient!

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.

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- Ellie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ellie, a 5 years old terrier mix from Starkville, Mississippi. She is spayed, microchipped, and vaccinated.

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Adopt A Dog

You've been thinking about this for a while now and you really want to adopt a dog. Ask yourself the following 7 questions before taking the plunge.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Kenzie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Kenzie, a one-year-old Catahoula Leopard mix from Salt Lake City, Utah. She is spayed, trained, and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Balto

Meet Balto, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He's an adult Siberian Husky and Alaskan Malamute mix from Hastings, Nebraska.

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.

The Basics About Dog Body Language

Your pooch doesn't need to say a word for you to understand what he's feeling. Understanding dog body language tells you everything you need to know.

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-Zenon

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Zenon, a year and a half old Shepherd mix from Fargo, North Dakota. She is spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped.

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…

Best Toys and Accessories for Rescue Dogs

You've just adopted a dog and you want to make sure he feels welcome in your home. Before he arrives, make sure you have these toys and accessories.�

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Walnut

You'll go nuts for Walnut, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Walnut is a young male Pitbull mix from Sunnyvale, California.

How to Walk a Senior Dog

He may be slowing down, but your senior dog still needs his daily walk. Here's what you should know about walking your elderly dog.

Beat the Winter Blues With Scent Games

Even when it's too cold to do much outdoors, you can create challenging activities for your dog to do inside your home. Curb your pup's cabin fever with these engaging scent games.

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…

Shelter Spotlight: Luvable Dog Rescue

A shelter that lets dogs commune with nature, Luvable Dog Rescue houses its residents in quaint little cottages! Where do we sign up?

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.

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 Train a Dog With High Prey Drive

There are some things you simply can’t train out of a dog and a high prey drive is one of them. It’s an inherent trait that all dogs possess in varying degre…