• 100+ Gray Dog Names for Silver-Haired Pups

    BY JANELLE LEESON Aleksandr Zotov / iStock 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 […]

  • Should I Adopt a Puppy or an Adult Dog?

    BY JANELLE LEESON Irina Polonina / Stocksy 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 […]

  • 100+ Old Lady Dog Names with That Vintage Vibe

    BY JANELLE LEESON twenty eight / stocksy 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, […]

  • How to Dog-Proof Your House

    By Courtney Elliott Irina Polonina / Stocksy Welcoming a new dog into your home is one of the most rewarding things you can do. But before their eager paws approach your front door, ensuring a safe environment should be a top priority. When it comes to the art of dog-proofing your house, you need to […]

  • How to Find a Dog to Adopt

    BY COURTNEY ELLIOTT Lucas Ottone / Stocksy Ask any pet parent — there’s nothing better than puppy kisses, nose boops, and the pure tail-wagging joy that comes with having a pup by your side. If you’re thinking about adopting a dog, the journey to your perfect pup might seem a bit daunting. There are so […]

  • Don’t Be Spooked, Be Prepared: 9 Ideas to Make Pet Costs Less Frightening

    BONNINSTUDIO / Stocksy Most good dog or cat parents know that having a pet is not a cost-free commitment. While adopting an awesome new family member from the shelter may not be expensive, budgeting for future spending is essential, as pets require a lifetime of care, including vet costs, food, toys, and other supplies (if […]

  • Bonded Pairs: The Advantages of Adopting Dogs In Pairs

    By Daniela Lopez Boris Jovanovic / Stocksy Now more than ever, pets are coming into rescues in bonded pairs due to their families’ economic circumstances and lack of housing security. Dogs who are surrendered are already suffering from the bonds being broken between them and their families — breaking up dogs who have grown up […]

  • The Ultimate List of Halloween Dog Names for the Season

    By Janelle Leeson Frighteningly cute and oozing with character, these monikers will make you scream with delight. Alie Lengyelova / Stocksy Choosing a spooky name for your newly adopted dog around Halloween can add a fun and festive touch to your pet’s identity. Whether you’re inspired by classic horror characters like Dracula or Frankenstein, eerie […]

  • 250+ Fun Pet Names Perfect For Your Pet

    Samantha Gehrmann / Stocksy After adopting a pet there’s plenty to do to help them adjust. But before you get your house ready for all your new pet’s needs, the first thing to think about is your pet’s name. Here are 250 fun pet names that we’ve compiled to give you some naming inspiration for your newly […]

  • You Know What’s Really Scary? How Many Shelter Dogs Need Homes

    Simone Wave / Stocksy Plenty of people enjoy being scared during spooky season, whether it’s curling up to watch a scary movie or braving a haunted house. But animal lovers know there are some truly scary things happening in shelters across the country. October isn’t only the festive preamble to Halloween, but also Adopt a […]