• How Shelters Prepare Your Dog for Adoption

    By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian When you adopt a dog, one moment changes everything: That moment when your new friend goes from lost to found. And while you are searching for him and he is waiting for you, your shelter is taking great care to make sure your new pet is as healthy and […]

  • Learn to Speak Dog

    Given that a well-trained dog can learn to differentiate between, and respond appropriately to, hundreds of commands from her human family, it is only right that we should make an effort to understand what our canine companions are trying to say to us. We all know that a growl is a warning, and a yelp […]

  • Picking a name for your new pet

    As pet parents, you can have just as much fun coming up with names as human parents do. Plus, the process allows for more creativity; you don’t have to worry about mean playground rhymes or making relatives happy. If you’re leaning toward getting creative with your pet’s name, wait and get to know his furry […]

  • Adopting a New Pet? Find a Match for Your Child

    Introducing a pet when you have children can seem daunting, but rest assured that the pet friendly experts at your local rescue center will guide you every step of the way. Meanwhile, here’s some basic, tried-and-true advice to help you to ensure that the dog you bring home will blend. Train your children Yes, we […]

  • You can’t buy love but you can rescue it

    SO true! Love cannot be bought. But, boy oh boy, can it be rescued!!!  The beauty seen here is Fanny, an awesome dog who was available for adoption in Hollywood, California from The Mutt Scouts — she’s been adopted, yay! You can see her ADOPTED  profile and other cuties who are still available for adoption at The Mutt Scouts here. If […]

  • The Puppyhood Program from Dog Chow

    Dog Chow is excited to introduce the Puppyhood program – your one stop shop to help raise your puppy right from the first bite.  With a wide range of educational content as well as interactive tools, Puppyhood is the go-to destination to help guide you and your pup through puppyhood.   TIPS AND TRICKS Whether […]

  • Should you adopt a puppy and a kitten at the same time? *video*

    No one is going to argue about the exponential cute factor of a puppy and kitten together! As illustrated in the photo above, the combination has amazing “aweeeeee” power. That’s is me holding one of my foster kittens and a foster puppy. What you can’t see is my happy but very tired face! Puppies and […]

  • How does it work to adopt a pet?

    1. Use our website’s search to find pets for adoption! Adopt-a-Pet.com is a website where shelters and rescues list their pets for adoption. We don’t have the pets ourselves! Click a link below to…. Find a dog Find a cat Find other pets (rabbits, horses, and more) Type in your zip code and select the type of […]

  • Bulldog puppy and dog tips

    Bulldog puppies are so cute with their wrinkled little faces! You can find Bulldog puppies and dogs for adoption across the US and Canada on  Adopt-a-Pet.com here. Like Pugsley in the photo, who’s for adoption as of the posting of this article. He’s 16 weeks old, super sweet and super smush face! Finding a purebred […]

  • A free gift for new puppy parents!

    Puppies can be a popular holiday item! While of course we support adopting a puppy from a local rescue or shelter, even if you or someone you know is buying a puppy from a breeder or pet store, we want to help those puppies stay happily in their new families too. The Puppy Manual is […]