Transport To Freedom: Going Behind The Scenes Of Dog Transport

Kevin Roberts has a personal connection with dog transport and being a part of the group of volunteers that make this system work. Now, he talks to the peopl…

How to De-Shed Your Dog at Home

Regular grooming is a must for double-coated dogs. Here's how to de-shed your dog at home to minimize shedding and enjoy a tidy home without much hassle!

Adoptable Dog of the Week – River

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is River, a 5 year old Miniature Schnauzer mix from Bloomington, Illinois. She has been spayed, microchipped, and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Titan

Meet Titan! This handsome Labrador Retriever and Boxer mix from Little Rock, Arkansas is full of love, and those brown eyes will melt your heart!

How To Stop A Puppy From Biting

Puppies love to bite. Those tiny, razor-sharp teeth are a part of a pup's bite inhibition. Here are a few tips for how to stop a puppy from biting.

Best Dog Shampoo for Smelly Pooches

Dog shampoo is an indispensable part of any pooch's grooming routine. Find out how to choose one that will keep your pooch clean and their skin healthy!

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Rocky

Looking for a sweet, goofy dog to adopt? Meet Rocky, a 4-year-old Pit Bull Terrier from Richmond, Virginia that will steal your heart instantly.

What To Look For In A Doggie Daycare

Only dog people can relate to how important it is to find the right doggie daycare for your fur baby. There is homework when finding doggie daycare.

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.

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…

6 Easy Ways to Train Your Dog Every Day

Whether you're teaching your dog a new trick or brushing up on the basics, the key to success is to tackle training a bit every day!

The Official Teething Puppy Survival Guide

Those fluffy little jowls are hiding a set of razor-sharp teeth, and between those floppy ears is a brain that is hard-wired to chew on everything in sight.

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.

How To Teach Your Dog The Recall Command

Recall is an essential command your dog needs to learn to keep him safe – here’s how to teach it When it comes to training your puppy or dog, tea…

Curb Your Dog’s Destructive Chewing

To some dogs, everything is a chew toy. If your dog or puppy has an appetite for destruction, it's important to address it sooner rather than later.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Rover

We’d like to introduce you to Rover, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Rover is an adult male that lives in Naperville, IL and is a Lab…

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-Henry

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Henry, a one year old Chow Chow and Corgi mix from Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. He is neutered and vaccinated.

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.

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Mochi

Please meet Mochi, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This sweet, little girl is a mixture of playfulness and love from Nashville, Tennessee.

Road To Recovery: Post-Operative Spay And Neuter Care

Before your dog heads into surgery, here’s what you should know about the spay and neuter procedure If you’re going to have your dog spayed or ne…

The 3 H’s of Fostering Dogs

If you've been thinking of fostering a dog, but have been hesitating to take the plunge, we want to give you the final push you need to make the decision.

8 Tips for Welcoming an Abused Dog Into Your Family

Adopting an abused dog is no easy feat. If you think you're up for the challenge, be sure to read our 8 tips for welcoming an abused dog into your family.

Dos And Don’ts For Boarding Your Dog [Video]

Before you board your dog, make sure you’ve done your homework – and we’ve made it easy for you with this list of helpful dos and don&rsquo…

Adoptable Dog of the Week-Cooper

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Cooper, a 2 years old mixed breed dog from Holly Springs, North Carolina. He is housetrained, neutered and vaccinated.

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.

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- Whippany

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Whippany, a 3 years old Parson Russell Terrier from Methuen, Massachusetts. This lovely little pooch has been spayed.

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 – Rhett

Charming and unforgettable like his namesake- our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Rhett, a 3 to 4 years old hound mix, from Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Dawson

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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.

Adopting a Dog: Tips for Success

If you decide to adopt a dog, you obviously want everything to go as smoothly as possible and end up a resounding success. Before you can even get a dog home, you'll have to be successful in your application to adopt.

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.

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…

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.

How to Manage Leash Reactivity in Your Dog

Is taking your dog for a walk a battle? He may be leash reactive. Let's talk about what causes this and how to manage it.

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.

My Dog is Getting Older–Should I Get a Second Dog Now?

A a house isn't a home unless it has a dog in it. As your dog gets on in years, you might consider bringing a second dog into your family.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Pixie

It’s time to meet Pixie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She is an adult Spitz and Border Collie mix from Missouri. Pixie is already spayed, housetraine…

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!

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.

How Social Media Gets Animals Adopted- And What You Can Do to Help

Here are the social media practices that actually help pets in need, as well as poor social media behavior you should avoid at all costs.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Spike

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Spike, a 3 years old Labrador Retriever and German Shepherd mix from Richmond, Virginia. Spike is neutered and vaccinated.

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…

Do You Have Spay And Neuter Options?

You don’t want to spay or neuter your dog – but you do have other options when it comes to controlling the pet population You might be surprised…

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.

3 Easy Ways to Teach Your Dog to Calm Down

It's no secret that dogs aren't always the best at calming themselves down. These three training techniques teach your dog to cool his jets.

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,…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Booser

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Booser, a 3 years old Great Pyrenees and Labrador Retriever mix from Minot, North Dakota. He is neutered and vaccinated.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Xena

Please say hello to Xena, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Xena is a 6-year-old female Labrador Retriever/Shepherd Mix from Philadelphia, PE…

How to Relieve Your Dog’s Arthritis Pain

Arthritis is a common ailment in older dogs, especially in larger breeds. Although you can't cure it, there are ways to relieve your dog's arthritis pain.

Tails From A Pet Sitter: How To Ruin Your Dog Sitter’s Day

Everyone's in a rush these days. The last thing on your mind is whether or not you're committing one of these cardinal pet sitter pet peeves.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Nikki

Small and spunky, Nikki is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's an adult Glenn Imaal Terrier mix who lives in Lumberton, North Carolina.

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.

5 Tips to Keep Your Dog From Digging in the Yard

Digging up your yard might be one of those dog habits you don't dig! But is there any way you can cover up this natural dog behavior?

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Sosa

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Sosa, a 5 years old Rottweiler and German Shepherd mix from Great Falls, Montana.

10 Soggy Tips On How To Wash Your Dog

We've put together some soggy tips you can use to wash your dog the right way. Read on to find out our 10 soggy tips on how to wash your dog.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Jean Ralphio

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Jean Ralphio, a year old Husky mix from Auburn, Alabama. He is vaccinated, microchipped, and heartworm negative.

Can Dogs Get Dandruff?

Dogs can't use Head & Shoulders, so what do you when your dog has dandruff? Let's talk about what can be done about this itchy problem.