Why Do Dogs Hump?

It starts as a cute or embarrassing moment, but can it turn into a mounting behavior? Before jumping to conclusions, learn the reasons why dogs hump.

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.

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- Lilac

The bigger the ears, the bigger the love, right? Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lilac, a 4-year old pointer mix from Boston, Massachusetts.

Pets Are Living The Good Life At New York City’s D Pets Hotel

Do you feel really guilty when you travel and leave your pet behind? No need - the swanky D Pets Hotel promises a luxe vacay for your pooch.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Rosie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Rosie, a 2 years old Chihuahua mix from Des Moines, Iowa. This beautiful petite gal is spayed and vaccinated.

What to Do If Your Newly Adopted Dog Isn’t a Good Fit

Even when you have the best intentions, sometimes things don't work out. So what do you do if you adopt a dog, but it turns out you're not a good match?

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Kenai

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Kenai, a 3 years old German Shepherd from Lake Odessa, Michigan. He is neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated.

How To Find The Right Dog Trainer For You And Your Dog

What’s the right way to train a dog? A professional explains how and why finding right dog trainer is personal. I’ve worked in the industry for a…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Spike

Let’s head up north to meet Spike, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Spike is a 1-year-old Shepherd mix from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is neutered and…

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- Perla

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Perla, a 2 year old Spaniel and Spitz mix from Northwood, New Hampshire. She is spayed, crate trained, and housetrained.

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: A Dog By Any Other Name

Our “Hairy Dogfathers” are here to offer expert and practical advice. Dog trainers (and handsome hubbies) Kevin and André are here to answ…

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…

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.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Chubby

He’s not fat… he’s just big boned! Just kidding – his name is Chubby, but he’s just a little guy. Chubby is our Adoptable Dog…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Remington

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Remington, a 7 years old Pointer mix from Tallahassee, Florida. He is vaccinated, neutered, crate trained and housetrained.

Good Dog! The Best Ways To Reward Your Dog

How do you tell your dog he’s done a good job… especially if you want him to do it again? Here are the best ways you can reward your dog Trainin…

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Buttercup

If you’re looking for a gorgeous, loving pooch to be your best friend, we have a perfect match for you. Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Buttercup, a 3…

Celebrate DOGust Universal Birthday All Month Long!

Dogs who are adopted from a shelter don't always know their birthday. That's why August is DOGust Universal B-Day month for shelter dogs!

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…

TrustedHousesitters: In-Home Pet Sitting You Can Count On

You’re ready to hit the road for a little R&R, and unfortunately, your pet can’t go. You will miss them terribly, but it’s not always possi…

Paws2Go Potty Training System

Your dog wishes he could tell you that it's time to GO! Now, the Paws2Go lets you know exactly when it's time for a bathroom break, no matter where you are.

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-Gypsy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Gypsy, a 2.5 years old Pitbull mix from Versailles, Kentucky. She is spayed, vaccinated , and microchipped.

Dog Tear Stains: Causes And Treatments

It’s not that your dog is sad. Sometimes, he can’t help tearing up. There are many possible reasons why. If he hasn’t been watching the end…

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.

How To Help Dog Shelters When You Can’t Adopt

You don’t have to have a dog in order to help them – here’s what you can do for your local dog shelter You can be an animal lover even if y…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Ollie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ollie, a 6 years old Shepherd and Lab mix from Manchester, New Hampshire. He is neutered, vaccinated, and crate trained.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Obi

This gorgeous chocolate Lab mix from Kansas is the ideal pet for families! He gets along with cats, dogs, and young kids, and has the sweetest personality.

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.

Dog Adolescence is Real: What to Expect From the Teen Years

The teen years are rebellious ones! Dogs may not be sneaking out of the house, but they may act out. Here's how you can survive your dog's adolescence.

How to Train Your Dog to Leave the Cat Alone

Your dog just won't give your cat a moment of peace. Here's how to train your dog to leave your cat alone.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Roulette

Handsome and smart- he will steal your heart! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Roulette, a 2 years old Spaniel and Bulldog mix from Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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- Lareina

Smart and charming, Lareina is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's a 1-year-old Shepherd Mix looking for a forever home in Helena, Alabama.

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Maxim

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Maxim, a 4 years old Australian Shepherd mix from Baltimore, Maryland. He's neutered, vaccinated and ready for adoption!

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- Loki

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is stunning Loki, a 3.5 years old Golden Retriever and Siberian Husky mix from Irmo, South Carolina.

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.

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.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Carlton

With a look like that, you can’t help but wonder what Carlton, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is thinking about. Whatever it is, we don’t care &n…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Agent K

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Agent K, a five year old Pug from Miriam, Kansas. He is neutered and up to date on his vaccines.

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 Day – Max

We’d like you to meet Max, our Adoptable Dog of the Day from Adoptapet.com. Max is an adult male German Shepherd from Portland, Oregon. He is already n…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Matthew

A wonderful mix, Matthew is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Matthew is a 2-year-old male Wheaten Terrier and Bearded Collie mix from Atlanta, Georgia.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Jill

Prepare to fall in love with Jill, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! This little bundle of joy is a 5 month old Brussels Griffon from Bryant, Arizona.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Khloe

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Khloe, a 10 years old Yorkie from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She's spayed and up to date on all of her vaccinations.

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.

5 Fundamental Training Tips for Sport Dogs This Fall

Follow these five fundamental training tips to ensure you're making the most of autumn, and your team is in awesome shape for winter dog sports.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Ace

What a handsome fella! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Ace, a 1-year old Doberman Pinscher and Greyhound Mix from Palmyra, Nebraska.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Ryder

This week’s adoptable dog from Adoptapet.com is Ryder. This sweet guy is a St. Bernard/American Pitbull Terrier Mix and is available for adoption in Sp…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Kaycee

Meet Kaycee, an adorable little girl with a face you can’t help but fall in love with, and our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Kaycee is a young female Brus…

Ramps And Pet Steps Give Stiff Senior Dogs A Leg Up

The perfect companion for your senior dog, ramps and steps offer mobility and accessibility for the aging pooch Getting old has advantages (“knowledge…

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Thelma

Meet Thelma, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's a black Shepherd mix from Seattle, Washington with the ability to make anyone fall in love with her.

Shelter Spotlight: Foster Dogs NYC Fospice Program

Homeless dogs deserve to spend their last days surrounded by people who care. That's the idea behind Foster Dogs NYC's Fospice Program.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Ralphie

You can adopt a Corgi butt of your own! Meet Ralphie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, who happens to be the owner of a furry and adorable Corgi butt.

What Is A No-Kill Shelter?

Did you know there are different kinds of shelters to help animals? Let's go over what a no-kill shelter is and how it differs from other animal shelters.

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.

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.