11 Celebrities Who Decided to Adopt, Not Shop

When it comes to setting an example, there are times when celebrities shine bright. Here are 11 Hollywood Stars who adopted dogs in need.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Ivory

A vision in white, Ivory, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is an angel! Living in Hooksett, New Hampshire, this 4-year-old White German Shepherd has so much lo…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lucy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lucy, a 4 years old Maremma Sheepdog from Augusta, Maine. She is spayed, vaccinated, and knows basic commands.

Shelter Spotlight: Saved by the Heart Companion Animal Services

South Carolina shelter animals have a team of passionate pet peeps in their corner. Saved by the Heart Rescue is on a mission to help special needs animals.

Top 10 Grooming Gifts For Spiffy Dogs

The holidays bring out the best-dressed in many of us, and we certainly don’t want to leave our pups out of that, do we? Here are some of our favorite things to keep your pooch picture-perfect during the holidays and year-round!

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.

Shelter Spotlight: Scout’s Honor

Focused on making a difference to animals in need, this Houston, Texas-based rescue is often the last resort for pets abandoned on the streets.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Spots

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Spots, a 2 years old spotted coat mutt from Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Kyra

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Kyra, a 2 and a half years old Shepherd mix from Atlanta, Georgia. She is spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped.

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.

Why Senior Dog Wellness Checkups Are Important

As a dog ages, the importance of regular veterinarian visits become vital to his longevity. Don't forget to take your senior dog in for wellness checkups.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Silvie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Silvie, a 2 years old Siberian Husky from Cedar Crest, New Mexico. She is spayed, microchipped, and up to date with her vaccinations.

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 – 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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Cider

Cider - our Adoptable Dog of the Week - is a one-year old Rhodesian Ridgeback/Labrador Retriever Mix from Eden, North Carolina.

Shelter Spotlight: Educated Canines Assisting With Disabilities

This charity hand-raises its pups and trains them to become service dogs to make the lives of the disabled, veterans, and autistic children easier.

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.

Can a Dog Be Trained Not to Dig?

Some dogs can't help themselves - they just love to dig holes. But can a dog be training not to dig your yard up?

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 – Karma

Who wouldn't want to wake up with good Karma? Meet Karma, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's a young female Boxer mix from East Randolph, Vermont.

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 – 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 – Alanna

We’d like to introduce you to Alanna, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Alanna is a young female Boxer mix from Elyria, OH. She is alre…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Krumpus

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Krumpus, a 3 years old Hound and Shar Pei mix from Brookhaven, Mississippi. He is neutered, vaccinated and dewormed!

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Cross

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Cross, a 4.5 years old Golden Retriever mix from Atlanta, Georgia. Cross is neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated.

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…

How to Give Your Puppy a Bath

Bath time doesn't have to be messy or stressful- if you start off on the right foot, baths will become another oportunity for fun.

Crate Alternatives for Dogs Who Hate the Crate

If you have a dog, you probably have a crate. But what do you do when your dog hates the crate? Here are a few alternatives.

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…

Why Kennels Aren’t Just For Puppies

The use of a kennel is key when training a puppy, but don't put it away when your dog gets older. Here's why you should keep using them when your dog's all grown up.

Ovariectomy: An Alternative Method Of Spaying

If you choose to have your dog spayed, there are actually a few different methods for spaying a dog. The ovariectomy is just one of the options available.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Isabella

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Isabella, a one year old Beagle and Boxer mix from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is spayed, microchipped, vaccinated.

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 – Spunky-Sprout

Meet Spunky-Sprout, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This young lady is a Whippet and Hound mix from Miami, FL. She’s already spayed,…

Jolly Pets’ Annual “#WeGiveaJolly” Campaign Helps Shelter Dogs

Starting from November 28th until December 25th, Jolly Pets will donate a high-quality toy for every single purchase made. The toys will go to rescue dogs at 19 animal shelters in the USA, each represented by the influencer ambassadors, as announced by the marketing director of Jolly Pets, Louisa Casto.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Pinocchio

Meet Pinocchio, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This 11-month-old male American Pit Bull Terrier mix is waiting for his forever home in Farmington, Maine.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lily

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lily, a 4 to 5 years old English Bulldog from Indianapolis, Indiana. She spayed and vaccinated.

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…

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.

The Netherlands Just Became First County With No Stray Dogs

With an estimated 200 million stray dogs worldwide it’s clear that the issue of abandoned pets is a major problem for many countries across the globe. Except for the Netherlands!

Oscar’s Scoops: Grooming Products From Cherrybrook Premium Pet Suppl

Something doesn't smell right - it's Oscar! Time to wash that doggy smell right out of your fur, with some help from Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies.

Shelter Spotlight: Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue

You can say that this shelter has balls! We love the Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue motto: "Saving badass dogs from idiot humans."

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 – Chester

Meet Chester, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This adorable fellow is 2 years old, lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, and is a Skye Terrier/Papillon Mix.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Bart

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Bart, a 2 years old Pit Bull Terrier from Parkersburg, West Virginia. Bart is neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Rocky

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Rocky, a 1.5 to 2 years old Siberian Husky and Catahoula Leopard Dog mix from Chariton, Iowa.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Cammie

Sweet, loving, and eager to be someone's best friend, our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Cammie, an almost 2 years old Labrador Retriever mix from Montgomery, Alabama.

How to Brush Dog Teeth

We're going to introduce you to how to brush dog teeth. If you stop to think about it, brushing your dog's teeth makes sense.

7 Gifts for People Who Love Dog Training

Are there any dog training or dog sport fanatics on your holiday list? Our resident dog training pro hints at what she'd like to see under her tree.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Moon

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Moon, a 6 years old American Pit Bull Terrier and Pug mix from Phoenix, Arizona. He is neutered and vaccinated.

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.

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 – Lucy

Looking for a forever home to call her own, Lucy is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This lovely lady is a 7-year-old Weimaraner from Des Moines, Iowa. Lucy is…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Sammy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sammy, a little over 1.5 years old Australian Shepherd, Bull Mastiff, and Great Pyrenees mix from Olathe, Kansas.

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 Train a Blind Dog

As our pets age, they’ll inevitably begin to lose some of their senses – particularly their hearing and eyesight. And whether your dog has lost vision due to…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Amstel

Please say hello to Amstel, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Amstel is a Shiba Inu Mix from New York City, NY. He is already neutered, house…

My Dog Has Too Much Energy. Should I Adopt a Second Dog?

If your current dog needs more exercise and stimulation, getting a second dog may (or may not!) help. Ask yourself these questions.

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 – Frisbee

Living up to his active name, Frisbee, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, will chase any kind of toy you throw for him. He’s a young Flat-Coated Retriever…