• Click a Button, Help Some Animals!

    Doing our best to help animals in need is our main focus here at Adopt-a-Pet.com. We jump at any opportunity to give more pets the ability to live their best lives. Because we know how amazing it feels every time we hear a success story, we want to bring you in on the cause. We […]

  • 5 Ways to Give Your Dog the Best Walk on National Walk Your Dog Day

    Whether you have a Siberian Husky or a five-pound Chihuahua mix, chances are one of your pup’s favorite parts of the day is W-A-L-K time. It’s recommended you walk your dog at least once a day, but with today being National Walk Your Dog Day, right now is a great time to gift your best […]

  • A Bark Worthy Holiday Gift Guide

    The holiday season is here, and chances are you’ve looked through many a gift guide to find the perfect presents for all your friends and family. There’s a gift guide for the “man in your life,” a gift guide for your “bohemian best friend,” a gift guide for your “glamorous grandma,” just about every personality type you can imagine […]

  • Do Flea Collars Work?

    By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian Collar technology (yes, flea collars have technology now) has come a long way. And just like mobile phones, cars and even vacuums, new improvements can enhance performance that might surprise you. Today’s pet owners have new choices that result in effective, long-lasting flea prevention that’s as simple as attaching […]

  • Caring for Senior Dogs

    By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian While many owners still lovingly refer to their dogs as “puppy” or “baby” at any age, we know each day together is another day that time progresses. As they mature and change, how we care for senior dogs changes, too. Help support their changing activity, health and nutritional needs […]

  • How to Establish a Dental Care Routine for Your Pet

    Courtesy of Creative Commons. Photo by: U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Dawn M. Price Home dental care is one of the most important ways to maintain your pet’s health. Dogs and cats with unchecked gum inflammation may be at higher risk for heart, kidney, and liver disease. And, unfortunately, dental disease is by far the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Don’t Forget Buster and Whisker’s Gifts This Year

    It’s official! We’re right smack in the middle of the holiday season.  Our houses are decorated, we’ve been drinking nothing but Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and we’re crossing off all our wish lists. But, in all your holiday cheer did you remember to get your pet the perfect gift? It’s ok if you didn’t, Adopt-a-Pet.com has […]

  • Frequently Asked Questions about Choosing and Visiting Your Veterinarian

    1. I just adopted my new pet. He seems healthy—do I still need to take him to the veterinarian right away? Yes! Taking your new pet (whether dog, cat, hamster, or any other living thing) to the veterinarian should be your first priority. This is especially true if you have other pets. It’s a good […]

  • Get to Know Your Pet from Head-to-Tail

    Cindy couldn’t exist without pets in her life, but working a 40-hour week to pay for her small apartment, made it difficult to share her life with an animal who would depend on her, so…Cindy decided to become a professional pet sitter, a job she found to be more pleasure than work.  She joined an […]