Do Dogs Have Belly Buttons?

Is it an innie or an outie? No, we're not talking about you - we're talking about your dog! Have you ever noticed if your dog has a belly button?

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.

Dog Daycare or Dog Walker: Which One Should You Choose?

Does it make more sense to hire a dog walker or put your pup in doggy day? Ask yourself a few questions to figure out which option suits you best.

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.

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 – Bo

We’d like you to meet Bo, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This handsome Jack Russell Terrier and Chihuahua mix is from Port Clinton,…

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Nona

Sweet, goofy, and charming as they come, this little gal is looking to settle down with a furever family! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Nona, a 3 years old mixed-breed dog from Madison, Wisconsin.

When You Should Start Training Your Rescue Dog

Congrats on your new family member! Once your rescue dog is settled in, how soon can you start training him?

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Maizy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Maizy, a 3 year old Great Pyrenees from Louisville, Kentucky. She is spayed, up to date on her vaccinations, and fully vetted to go to a new home.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Diesel

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Diesel, a 6 years old Boxer mix from Austin, Texas. This handsome fella is neutered and up to date on his shots.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Karma

You're always guaranteed good Karma with our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She's a two-year-old German Shepherd Dog mix from Salt Lake City, Utah.

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.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Teela

We've partnered with Adoptapet.com and we'll feature a new dog that can't wait to find its forever home. This week's dog is Teela, a senior Chihuahua Mix.

Adoptable Dog of the Week - Chase

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Chase, a little over 3 years old Treeing Walker Coonhound from Seattle, Washington. He is neutered, up to date on his vaccines, and microchipped.

Pros and Cons of Adopting an Adult Dog

Thinking of adopting a dog - that's a great idea! While most adopters are drawn the puppies, adult dogs have a great deal to offer.

6 Golden Tips on Hiking With Your Senior Dog

As dogs age, they tend to slow down - but it doesn't mean they stop wanting to hang out with you. Here are some tips about hiking with your senior pooch.

Dog Etiquette 101: 5 Ways How NOT to Greet a Dog

It's tempting to pet and hug every dog you come across, but that may be not what the pooch wants. Here's what you shouldn't do when greeting a dog.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Brody

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Brody, a 3 year old Saint Bernard, Chow Chow and Labrador mix from Dillsburg, Pennsylvania.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Lola

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Lola, a 6 years old Miniature Pinscher from Nashville, Tennessee. This little lady has been spayed and vaccinated.

Puppy Bad Behavior (and How to Correct It)

Puppies can't help but get into trouble - it's part of the process. Here are some common puppy bad behaviors and how you can correct it.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Ryan

Bring on the snow, says Ryan, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! Keeping cool in Jefferson, New Hampshire, this 5-year-old Alaskan Husky is full of energy.

What Are The American Kennel Club Field Trials?

Need a challenge? A wonderful athletic event for hunting dogs, the American Kennel Club Field Trials will test your pooch's skills out in the field!

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Pixie

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Pixie, a 4 years old cute little mutt from Shelburne, Vermont. She is spayed, microchipped, and housetrained.

How to Train Your Pet to Be a Visiting Therapy Dog

So, you think your gentle, people-loving pooch would be a great fit as a nursing home Therapy dog? Let’s start by saying congratulations on exploring this op…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Eddie Vedder

He may be our Adoptable Dog of the Week, but there's nothing grunge about Eddie Vedder. 4-month-old Shepherd and Pitbull mix from West Allis, Wisconsin.

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- Corndog

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Corndog, a 5 years old Rottweiler mix from Austin, Texas. He is neutered, vaccinated, dewormed and microchipped.

How Dog-Loving Strangers Ruin Well-Trained Dogs

Pet parents have heard this one: "It's okay, I love dogs!" Guess what - it's not okay! Here's how to deal with friendly strangers who undo your training.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Maya

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Maya, a 6 years old American Staffordshire Terrier mix from Hamilton Square, New Jersey.

How To Call a Truce Between Your Dog and Mail Carrier

It's "Thank a Mailman Day." And what better way to thank your mail carrier than to teach your dog to properly greet this daily guest.

How Do You Know If Dog Daycare Is Safe?

Are you a little hesitant to leave your pup at doggy daycare? Read these tips before dropping your dog off for the day. It’s natural to be worried abou…

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

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- Cooper

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Cooper, a 3-year-old Border Collie mix from Shelbyville, Kentucky. He's neutered, vaccinated, and house trained.

5 Common Myths About Dog Aggression

When it comes to aggression, many people have misconceptions about why dogs display this behavior. We're here to debunk five common myths about dog aggression.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Angela

This week’s adoptable dog from Adoptapet.com is Angela from San Diego, CA. Just look into those eyes and tell us that you don’t melt! This sweet…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Piper

A loveable girl, Piper is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She an adult Boxer and Pitbull Terrier mix from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Montie

Bigger can be better – especially when you’re talking about Montie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Montie is an adult Great Dane mix from Ashevil…

How To Stop Your Dog From Lunging While Walking

Nothing ruins a walk faster than when your dog lunges as other dogs or people. Here's what to do to stop your dog from lunging while walking.

How To House Train An Older Dog

Just because your dog's not puppy, it doesn't mean that indoor accidents won't happen. We've put together some tips on how to house train an older dog.

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 Pet of the Week – Dazzler

Introducing Dazzler, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. This gorgeous girl is a 4-year-old American Bully from Newport, Kentucky.

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Red

Let's paint the town red, with Red, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! This cheerful gal is a young Pitbull Terrier from Calgary, Alberta.

The Jolly Jet-Setter’s Holiday Guide For Boarding Your Dog

Indispensable tips to ensure your pooch is happy and safe while you’re away for holidays The holidays are upon us, and not everyone will be spending th…

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.

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…

Quick Tips for Keeping Your Longhaired Dog Looking His Best

We all love long, flowing hair that dances in the wind when your dog runs across the lawn. To keep it looking luxe, follow these tips for luscious locks.

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Logan

If you want a gentle, loving dog whose world will revolve around you, this handsome furball could be just the dog for you!

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- Blake

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Blake, a 6 years old Beagle mix from Anderson, Indianapolis. This pretty pooch is neutered, vaccinated, and fully trained.

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 – Luna

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Luna, a little over 1.5 years old Jack Russell Terrier and Australian Shepherd mix from Little Rock, Arkansas.

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.

How You Can Help Your Local Shelter During COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has the world upside down, and that’s never been more the case for animal shelters. While medical professionals are working tireles…

Why You Should Let Your Dog Sniff During Walks

It's important that your dog gets his daily walk for exercise purposes. But it's just as vital to let your dog sniff his surroundings.

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 – Tanner

Well, hello handsome! How can we resist such charm? This irresistible gentleman is Tanner, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. A dashing young…

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Oats

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Oats, a 3 to 4 years old Labrador Retriever mix from Atlanta, Georgia. He is neutered, vaccinated and ready for adoption!

Adoptable Dog of the Week- Mumsy

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Mumsy, a 2 years old Chihuahua mix from Madison, Wisconsin. She is spayed, housetrained, crate trained, and vaccinated.