Adoptable Dog of the Week- Ellie

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The Pros of Bringing Home a Rescue Dog

We’re Pro Adoption – so here are a few pros for why you should adopt a dog Although bringing home a dog from a shelter is becoming more and more…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Gretchen

We bet you've never seen a mix like this before! Adoptable dog Gretchen is a Affenpinscher/Pekingese Mix, which explains her gorgeous black and silver coat.

Tips On Making Your Home Comfortable For Your Senior Dog

Your dog deserves a comfortable retirement – here’s how to make it golden He’s been by your side for a long time. Even though he’s no…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Luna

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Luna, a 2 and a half years old Chihuahua and Dachshund mix from Pittsboro, North Carolina.

5 Ridiculous Myths About Rescue Dogs

You've heard the myths surrounding rescue dogs, and they may have prevented you from adopting one. We're here to clear up some of the popular misconceptions

How To Stop A Dog From Barking

There's no way to teach a dog to stop barking, but there are way to curb this habit. We've got some tips that will teach you how to stop a dog from barking.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Emmy

Meet Emmy, a happy young lady and our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Right now, this Labrador Retriever mix is being fostered in Houston, TX, but is looking for…

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.

How to Use a Belly Band to Housebreak Your Dog

Some dogs are harder to housetrain than others. A possible solution? Using a belly band to housebreak your pooch.

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.

Why Do Some Dogs Pee While Doing Handstands?

Have you ever seen a dog mark his territory while balancing on his front legs? Here's why dogs pee while doing a handstand.

Take a Hand’s Off Approach to Dog Walks With Hands-Free Walking Syst

Keeping your hands free while walking your dog offers a host of benefits. Kevin Roberts has some tips for going hands free while trekking with your pooches.

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- 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.

Pulling For Urban Mushing – Is It The Right Activity For Your Dog?

If you want to give your dog an exceptional workout, you should try your hand at Urban Mushing. This sport is perfect for dogs with a high energy drive.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Squeaky

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is the adorable Squeaky, an 8 years old Treeing Walker Coonhound and Beagle mix from Lake Odessa, Michigan.

Why Spaying and Neutering Your Dog Is Necessary

Everybody loves puppies, but there are just not enough homes for all of them. A responsible dog owner knows that spaying and neutering a dog is necessary.

6 Questions to Ask Before Having a Puppy Playdate

Your puppy needs to be properly socialized for his development. Before your puppy playdate, get the answers to the following questions.

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…

Does Your Dog Have a Tail Pocket?

Are you leaving something "behind" when you're grooming your dog? Don't forget to clean your dog's tail pocket - no ifs, ands, or butts about it!

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Oliver

This handsome pooch will be your loyal companion and partner in crime for your life’s adventures! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Oliver, a 3 years ol…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Willow

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Willow, a 3 years old Boxer mix from Nashville, Tennessee. She is spayed, up to date with her shots, and housetrained.

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.

Talking About Palliative Care For Older Dogs

Let's go over the basics about what palliative care is, in which situations it might be needed and how to create a palliative care plan for older dogs.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Abby

Abby, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is looking for a family she can lavish with licks. She's a Labrador Retriever and Rottweiler mix from McCall, Idaho.

Do You Have a Pet Sitter for Emergencies?

There's an emergency, and you've got to leave home for a few days. Who do you call at the drop of a hat when you need someone to look after your dog?

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.

10 Training Tips for Eager Greeters

Who's at the door? I bet it's a new friend! If your dog is an eager greeter, try these training tips that will tone down their welcome.

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.

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.

6 Puddle-Proof Tips For Potty Training Your Puppy

Potty training your puppy may seem like tricky, but it really doesn't need to be. Stay positive and persevere, and your puppy will soon be house broken.

Getting Things Ready For Your New Rescue Dog

You can’t wait for your new rescue dog to come home – but is your home ready for him? You’ve taken the plunge and decided to give a home to…

Shelter Spotlight: Humane Animal Rescue Team

For more than 12 years, the Humane Animal Rescue Team has transformed the lives of countless animals, giving them a new lease on life.

Reasons Why Grooming Your Dog is Important

Shave and a haircut - even your dog needs one! Whether you do it yourself or you take him to a professional, here's why grooming your dog is important.

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 - Magoo

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Magoo, a 4 years old Great Dane from Salem, Oregon.

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.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Francis

Young, handsome and available – Francis is an eligible bachelor who’s looking for some love. And that’s why he’s our Adoptable Dog of…

Bissel BarkBath Portable Dog Bath System

Dirty dogs are a thing of the past, thanks to Bissel's BarkBath. This all-in-one system turns the soggiest doggy into a fresh and clean pooch in no time!

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Dozer

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Dozer, an adorable 3 years old mutt from Lansing, Michigan. He is neutered, microchipped, and up to date on his vaccines.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Sweet Pea

What a sweetheart! Meet Sweet Pea, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This young lady is a Boxer mix from Phoenix, AZ. Sweet Pea is already spayed, housetrained,…

AKC Will Now Give Titles To Tricksters

Dogs and their humans enjoy the fun that comes with learning tricks, and the American Kennel Club is launching a new program just for dogs who do tricks!

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Coco

Coco, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is a sweet little morsel. She is an adult long-haired Chihuahua from Lincoln, Nebraska.

Pros and Cons of Adopting a Puppy

Are you not sure if you should adopt a puppy or adult dog? There are ups and down with both - let's look at pros and cons of adopting a puppy.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Bogey

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Bogey, an adorable 6 years old Lhasa Apso and Bichon Frise Mix from Fargo, North Dakota.

What Dog Breed Is Right For Me?

There are many dog breeds - with pure breeds and designer cross breeds, the options are seemingly endless. Ask yourself: "What dog breed is right for me?"

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Geno

Geno, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, doesn't let anything keep him down. An adult male Chihuahua, he's waiting for his forever home in Great Bend, Kansas.

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Suzie

Introducing Suzie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Suzie is a fluffy, white and black purebred Shih Tzu from New Jersey with lots of love to give.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Tubby

He’s not fat – he’s just big boned! If you need more dog to love, then Tubby, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is the pooch for you. Tubby is…

6 Ways To Properly Clean Dog Ears

Some dogs need their ears cleaned regularly. Here are some important tips about how to properly clean dog ears, as well as some things you should never do.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Watson

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Watson, an adorable 3 year old Daschund with tri-colored coat from Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Finn

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Finn, a 6 year old Parson Russell Terrier from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Clover

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Clover, a 6 to 7 years old long-haired German Shepherd from Incline Village, Nevada.

Choosing The Right Boarding Kennel For You And Your Dog

Need-to-know tips. Parting is such sweet sorrow - so it makes a world of difference when you pick a boarding kennel that takes care of your dog properly.

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…

Speaking Up About Deafness in Senior Dogs

The loss of hearing is one of the concerns we have when our dogs grow older. If your dog is going deaf, here's what you can do to help communicate.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Beyonce

You’d better put a ring on it, because Beyonce, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, sure isn’t going to stay single for long! She’s a 2-year-old…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Hazel

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Hazel, a 2 to 3 years old Border Collie from Salt Lake City, Utah. She is spayed and housetrained.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Starla

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Starla, a 5 yo American Staffordshire Terrier Mix from Auburn, California. She is spayed, house trained, and crate trained.