• Houseplants 101 – Which Can or Won’t Hurt Your Pets

    Houseplants can help you turn a synthetic-feeling space into one that blends beautifully with your natural surroundings. But while plants are a wonderful design option, some can also pose a threat to your pets. Here’s a quick look at some dangerous — and some not-so-dangerous — houseplants.   Aloe Vera Ingesting aloe vera can make […]

  • The Happy Healthy Pet Guide

      The following article has been provided courtesy of Petplan pet insurance, who is also offering an exclusive 10% discount on policies to Adopt-a-Pet.com supporters. To learn more visit Petplan.     As a pet parent, taking care of four-legged friends is your number one priority—and keeping pets fed, watered, exercised and happy is just […]

  • Book Giveaway! Win a Free Copy of The Total Dog Manual From Adopt-a-Pet.com

      Whether you’re an experienced dog owner or a first time adopter, Adopt-a-Pet.com’s Total Dog Manual has everything you need to know (and more!) to start you and your new friend off on the right paw – and now you can score your copy for free! We’re giving away a copy for each of the […]

  • Teach your dog to come when called, and be the envy of the dog park!

    Recall, or coming when called, is an incredibly useful skill for all dogs to have. While it’s often used to keep your pup safe when exploring off-leash, you can also use it when your dog is playing with other dogs to keep the play relaxed and fun! As you can imagine, being able to have […]

  • Finding a good pet sitter

    Vacationing or traveling with pets can be fun, but sometimes you need to find a good pet sitter for your pet. Work trips, out-of-country travel, or even an extra-long work day can mean your normal pet care routine can’t happen on schedule. You might be lucky enough to have a reliable friend or neighbor who can […]

  • Were you rescued by a pet?

  • Touching Video: Crosby’s Story

    Every creature deserves the chance at a life full of love and happiness. In this touching video, Crosby – a sweet pup born with a deformity – is given just that. Watch as this beautiful boy reaches his full potential. What an amazing story! (If you are reading this on our main blog page, please […]

  • Contest: Cuddles and Rage Diorama Giveaway

    Feeling clever? Great! Time to put those thinking caps on to come up with your most clever, heartwarming, sweet, and darn-right silly captions for our Cuddles and Rage Diorama Giveaway Contest. Our friends at Cuddles and Rage, the mixed media webcomic, made this one-of-a-kind diorama dedicated to Adopt-a-Pet.com and the pets we all love. Yep, […]

  • Video: Scooter the Neutered Cat

    Hip spectacles. No testicles. Meet Scooter, the suave neutered cat. He’s making it his mission to educate cat lovers on the importance of spaying and neutering. Check out his video for some great wisdom. Plus, he’s adorable!