Puppy Guides
So, You Think You Want a Puppy

Having a puppy can be a lot of fun. I wish I could just leave it at that but unfortunately there are a lot more things I’d like [more]

Selecting the Best Dog For Your Kids

How many of us have a very vivid picture in our mind of our children playing joyfully with the puppy they have been begging us for[more]

Essential Dog Supplies

What are the essential dog supplies a dog owner should always have on hand? For those who already own a dog or puppy you probably [more]

BEFORE Bringing Home That First Dog

Have you fallen in love at first sight with an adorable puppy? Good for you and the pup, but do you REALLY know how bringing home [more]

How to Raise a Dog-Friendly Dog

There’s a certain period in puppy development when a pooch’s early encounters have a huge impact on his overall approach to li[more]

Tips For Naming Your New Puppy

Need a few tips for naming your new puppy? He or she is just so cuddly and energetic there has to be the perfect name for the pup,[more]

Bringing a New Puppy Into Your Old Dog’s Home

Many people who are faced with losing their old pal opt to bring a new puppy home to ease the sorrow they know they’ll feel at t[more]

The Fun (But Exhausting!) Stages of Puppyhood

Aren’t they just adorable with their innocent curiosity, their little round bellies, and that sweet smelling breath? Well, y[more]

Selecting a Purebred Breeder

How does someone go about selecting a purebred dog breeder who fulfills their desires and requirements? It is very easy to be led [more]

Common Puppy Problems (And How to Deal with Them!)

Spending the first few days with a new puppy is generally such a pleasant experience that many new dog owners fail to recognize th[more]

What’s in a Name? Picking the Perfect Name for your New Pup

Choosing a name for your new puppy is one of the very first decisions you are ever going to make as you bring your new four-legged[more]

What to Expect When Your Dog’s Expecting

A Guide to Dog PregnancyUnderstanding the Basics Dog pregnancy usually lasts about 65 days. Pregnancy symptoms are unnoticeable du[more]

About Adopting
7 Tips For a Successful Take Your Dog to Work Day

Friday, June 20 is PSI’s Take Your Dog To Work Day®! The big day, created by Pet Sitters International in 1999, is an annu[more]

Black Dog Syndrome: Is It Real?

Have you ever heard about the term “Black Dog Syndrome”? Although it might sound like a mythical disease, it is not, neither i[more]

Why a Shelter Dog Should Be Your Next Best Friend

So, you want to get a new dog for your family. If you’re like most people, you’ve thought about buying a pooch from a [more]

The Scary Truth About “Free to a Good Home” Dog Classifieds

Every responsible dog owner or pet parent knows that getting a dog is a life-long commitment. From the moment you open your heart [more]

Take the Pledge to Stop Supporting Puppy Mills

The ASPCA is employing a national fleet of puppy interrogators to help put an end to puppy mills. In the video below, Brownie the [more]

Are Shelters Too Picky With Potential Adopters?

It is estimated that between 6 and 8 million dogs and cats enter shelters each year. As a result, euthanization by shelters is the[more]

The Truth About Puppy Mills & Pet Stores

It’s hard to imagine, when you see an adorable, healthy-looking puppy peering back at you through the glass of your local pe[more]

Tips For Adoption

Considering adding a dog to the family? If so there are several different avenues you can take, and all lead to bringing home a ne[more]

October is National Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month!

During the month of October, we’ll be highlighting the importance of dog adoption and rescue to commemorate National Adopt-a[more]

Tips For Adopting a Dog

Adopting a dog is a wonderful way to save a homeless canine and add a loyal new member to your family. There are a few things you [more]

Tough For All: Giving Away a Dog

Are there times in a dog owner’s life when circumstances dictate they give away a dog? Sadly, the answer to this question is yes[more]


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