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TOP #76: How to Adopt from the ASPCA and How to...

In this podcast episode, I'm talk with Rena of ASPCA about what it's like working at this non-profit organization, the adoption process and what you can do to help them if you can't adopt a pet.

Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World

Top Dog Tips awards program recognizes The 45 World's Best Dog Rescues of 2019 for their dedication, accomplishments and the difference that they make.

6 Common Problems in Dogs That Stay in Shelters

Dogs with behavioral problems are unfortunately the first ones to be euthanized at animal shelters. For the staff, it seems to be the easier...

TOP #63: The ‘No-Kill Initiative’ and How to Help Dogs in...

In this podcast, we spoke with Terran Tull of Best Friends Animal Society, discussed their "No-Kill Initiative" and how people can help animal shelters.

13 Reasons Why Dogs End Up in Shelters

More and more people adopt dogs and cats today, but somehow animal shelters are still always full. Did you ever wonder, how come? Why...

How to Start a Dog Rescue: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide

If you are a dedicated dog lover with a desire to make a difference, then you have probably considered starting your own dog rescue...

12 Ways to Help Homeless Pets and Shelters

Are you thinking of ways on how to give back to the world? What about providing some help to animal shelters and saving homeless...

Breeder vs. Shelter: Where Should You Adopt a Dog?

Should you adopt a dog from a shelter or shop for a dog from a reputable breeder? Here’s what you should know before adopting...

Thinking of Returning Your Dog? Here’s What You Can Do Instead

Having to return your adopted or rescued dog is never an easy decision, although sometimes it is simply necessary. According to ASPCA, among the...

Woman Who Lost Her Dog Sees Him 3 Years Later on...

Lucy Frausto says the reunion with Dodger felt like an actual dream. Lucy Frausto from Southern California lost her pit bull, Dodger, three years ago....

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Pet Homelessness

Al Ritch found the senior dog Oolu lost and abandoned in a busy shipping port in Los Angeles. He gave her the name Oolu...

50 Dog Adoption Questions They’re Going to Ask You

Adopting a dog is not always as simple as one might think. While the process of dog adoption is straightforward, especially when going to...

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Dogs can suffer from a variety of heart problems, just like humans. In fact, it is estimated that 10% of all dogs in the...
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Heated Dog Blankets and Beds: Are They Useful and Safe for...

Despite all the fluff and fur, pets may need help keeping warm, particularly during the colder seasons. While heated dog blankets can come with hazards,...
Breathing Problems in Dogs - What It Means and How to Fix It

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Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...
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Aspiring dog owners often underestimate the cost of dog ownership over a lifetime, sometimes either focusing only on monthly or yearly costs, or overlooking...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

While dog anal glands problems are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of anal gland cancer, they are relatively common and can affect your dog’s...
Disaster Preparedness - Are You and Your Pet Prepared

Disaster Preparedness: Are You and Your Pet Prepared?

Disaster preparedness is something that many of us don’t think about until it’s too late. In light of the devastating natural disasters we have...
Top 16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

You’ve made an excellent decision to adopt a homeless dog from your local animal shelter. However, when adopting a dog with an unknown history,...
A Dog for Personal Protection - 6 Things You Must Consider First

A Dog for Personal Protection: 6 Things You Must Consider First

We adopt dogs for many reasons: we may want companionship, a jogging partner, or someone else to take care of; we may be looking...
AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification - Everything You Need to Know

Canine Good Citizen Certification: Everything You Need to Know

The AKC Canine Good Citizen program provides a solid foundation of behavioral training for your dog, but it also comes with some unexpected additional...