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100+ Gray Dog Names for Silver-Haired Pups

Posted by Adopt a Pet on November 28th, 2023

gray dog in a field
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Gray dogs come in all shapes, sizes, and personalities. From the shelter pup who is the perfect combo of a playful Labrador Retriever and dignified Weimaraner, to the puppy you’ve hand-picked from the crowd, your silver dog warrants a name that suits them just so. Regardless of your new dog’s breed or personality, you’re bound to discover the ideal gray dog name to complement their coloring — and we’re here to help.
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Should I Adopt a Puppy or an Adult Dog?

Posted by Adopt a Pet on November 28th, 2023

Adult and puppy dog
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Deciding between adopting a puppy or an adult dog is a big decision that should align with your lifestyle. Puppies demand more attention, time, and training compared to adult dogs, who are often more mellow and may already be house-trained. While puppies may be adaptable to new people and situations, adult dogs offer more predictable personalities.
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Should I Adopt a Kitten or Adult Cat?

Posted by Jennifer on November 28th, 2023
By Courtney Elliott

adult cat and kitten
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Thinking about welcoming a cat into your home? Felines make excellent companions, but you may be wondering if you should adopt a kitten or adult cat. While kittens are playful and energetic, they require more training and attention. Adult cats, on the other hand, are more laid-back and independent, and may be a better fit for busy people or households with young children. The process of figuring out which animal to adopt comes down to more than just losing yourself in tiny kitten toe beans. It’s important to consider your lifestyle and how you can be a successful pet parent. Here are some of the benefits and challenges of kittens versus cats.
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Most Calm Dog Breeds: 10 Pups with Chill Vibes

Posted by Adopt a Pet on November 27th, 2023

calm Tibetan spaniel and woman hug
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100+ Old Lady Dog Names with That Vintage Vibe

Posted by Adopt a Pet on November 22nd, 2023

Little old dog sitting on vintage sofa
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Whether you’re inspired by a classic film, a strong woman who made history, or even a late family member, an old lady dog name is a perfect way to honor your pup’s unique personality. There are plenty of monikers to choose from, ranging from sweet (like June, Nora, or Rue) to sassy (such as Agnes, Eliza, and Vivian). You can also pick an old lady name for your dog that fits their looks and personality, like Bernadette (or Bernie for short) which means brave bear. Check out our round-up of 100+ old lady names for dogs.
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Be Thankful for Pets: 10 Reasons to Be Grateful This Thanksgiving

Posted by Katya on November 22nd, 2023
By Katya Lidsky-Friedman

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mak / Stocksy
On Thanksgiving, we all get to set aside some time to reflect and be thankful. To be grateful. To count our blessings and feel lucky for what we have. Hopefully, you can give thanks for your health, your loved ones, and your many achievements and opportunities. But how about your pets? Let’s all vow to give a special moment this holiday season to give thanks to our furry friends for the unique love they provide and the countless ways in which they enrich our lives. Here are 10 reasons to be grateful for pets this Thanksgiving.
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Ain’t Nothin’ But Hound Dog Breeds + Pictures

Posted by Adopt a Pet on November 21st, 2023
By Alicia Kort

Woman holding black hound dog
Felix Chacon / Stocksy
When you hear “Hound Dog,” your first thought may be of Elvis’s famous song. Despite what the King of Rock and Roll claims, Hounds usually don’t cry all the time if they’re getting enough mental stimulation and exercise, but they do often have unique, shrill barks.
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10 Best Companion Dogs That Will Stick By Your Side

Posted by Adopt a Pet on November 21st, 2023
By Alicia Kort

Woman with her companion dog
Felix Chacon / Stocksy
Are you looking for a dog who can be considered your new best friend or your shadow? You’re looking for a companion dog or a dog who is friendly, affectionate, and so devoted that they might come off as clingy. Companion dogs are usually lap-dogs, but that doesn’t mean they’re small — big dogs can be lap-dogs (and companion dogs), too. These breeds are also usually medium- to low-energy and usually good with young children, seniors, or other pets.
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15 Husky Mixes That’ll Woo Your Heart

Posted by Adopt a Pet on November 9th, 2023
By Alicia Kort

Woman hugs husky mix dog with red and white coat
Olga Murzaeva / Stocksy
It’s not surprising to see Husky mixes cropping up on the streets and on social media feeds. With their stunning light blue eyes, beautiful fluffy coat, and wolf-like appearance, no one can deny that the Husky is a handsome breed. Huskies have become exceedingly popular, so it’s only natural for people to start daydreaming about all the cuteness that could come from mixing them with another breed.
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TSA Dog Adoption: Adopting Former TSA Pups

Posted by Adopt a Pet on November 7th, 2023
by Daniela Lopez

Labrador happily on hill
Allie / Adobe Stock
Did you know that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) trains adorable dogs to help with important tasks such as sniffing out explosives and firearms every year? These dogs are an essential part of ensuring our safety at airports and other transportation hubs. But not all of their trainees make the cut.
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