Dog Adoption

Should You Adopt A Senior Dog?

(Picture Credit: Purple Collar Pet Photography/Getty Images) Have you been thinking about adopting a dog? There are many things to consider when it comes to adoption, one of which is your potential new family member’s age. When we start to think about bringing a dog into our family and home, we often consider adopting a …

How To Find A Rescue That Will Match You With The Perfect Dog

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) There’s plenty of advice out there when it comes to finding the right rescue dog, but how do you find the right rescue? There are so many reputable rescues and shelters, many of which may specialize in certain breeds, ages, or regions. Finding the perfect one for you might seem like …

‘Dogs For Sale?’ We Need To Talk

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) So you’ve just typed “dogs for sale” into Google hoping to find a specific breed of dog or a cheap, quick, and easy way to grab a companion without the need for an annoying background check or screening process. Well, we need to talk. I say that because you may not …

Finding The Perfect Dog Name For Your New Best Friend

(Picture Credit: baloon111/iStock/Getty Images Plus) When it comes to bringing a new dog into your life, there are a lot of decisions to make. Yes, you may already know what breed you want and whether you want to adopt a puppy or an adult dog, but have you thought of a name for your new …

‘Puppies For Sale?’ Consider Adoption Instead

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) “Puppies for sale” is one of the top web-search phrases used by those looking to share their life with a furry companion or expand their existing menagerie. Sometimes people on social media, other sites, or even people down the street will offer “puppies for free.” You may wonder what the harm …

Are You Ready To Get A Dog? Find Out! [VIDEO]

Are you thinking about adopting your first dog? There are plenty of things to consider before you bring your pup home! DogTime blogger and pet expert Maggie Clancy goes over all of the things you’re going to want to consider before you go out and adopt a dog. Watch the video above to find out …

National Mutt Day: 7 Reasons Mixed Breed Dogs Are Awesome

(Picture Credit: John McKeen/Getty Images) We celebrate National Mutt Day on both December 2nd and July 31st! And why not honor mixed breed dogs two times a year? It’s twice the love! There’s no need to settle on one breed when you can have a whole bunch rolled into one package. Mutts are just awesome, …

6 Good Reasons To Adopt A Senior Or Older Dog

(Picture Credit: BigRedCurlyGuy/Gettty Images) Shelters are full of older dogs hoping for a second chance at life. Many of these animals were once owned and loved by someone, but for various reasons end up homeless. A lot of people think that if they drop their older dog off at the shelter, the dog will get …

November Is National Adopt A Senior Pet Month! Here’s What You Should Know

(Picture Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) November is National Adopt A Senior Pet Month–a month dedicated to helping older pets find loving forever homes. Shelters and rescues across the country hope those looking to adopt a new furry friend will consider adding a senior pet to the family this month. If you care about sweet senior animals, …

Puppies – Cute Pictures, Facts, And Tips For Adoption

(Picture Credit: Mica Ringo/Getty Images) Who doesn’t love puppies? Experts consider puppyhood, particularly the first three to four months, to be the most important period of a dog’s life. In that short window, a dog’s experiences shape their views about what’s safe and what’s scary—opinions that can be hard to change later on. That’s why …