Shelter Dog Meal Donation Count:

Learn More

13 Dog Breeds That Are Complete Goofballs

Who doesn’t love a goofy dog? The dog lovers at sure adore a silly pup and we know all dogs are individuals, each full of their own unique personality. But, there are some breeds with a tendency to be sillier than others. Some breeds are just the class clowns of the dog world, always ready to play and making people laugh with their goofy antics. If you’re looking for a pup that’s always up to something crazy, check out … Read more

10 Breeds That Are A Great Match For Allergy Sufferers

Do you heart dogs but hate the itchy eyes, sneezing, and wheezing that come with them? While no dog is hypoallergenic, some cause fewer allergic reactions than others. Compiled from AKC, Dog the Love, Pet Breeds, and iHeartDogs, here are 10 breeds that are great for allergy sufferers. #1 – Xoloitzcuintli/Mexican Hairless Dog The Xolo is a hairless breed that comes in toy, miniature, and standard sizes. With no fur for dander to cling to, occasional cleaning with unscented baby wipes should reduce allergic reactions. … Read more

10 Breeds That Stay Puppies The Longest

Puppies are adorable, playful balls of energy, and it can be a little sad when your puppy grows up. All dogs grow up eventually, but some breeds stay in a “puppy phase” longer than others. Based on playfulness, difficulty with training, and time to become fully grown, here’s a list of the 10 breeds that stay puppies the longest. 1. Boxer These high-energy dogs are considered the clowns of the dog world. Their desire and stamina to play all day … Read more

9 Of The Most Mischievous Dog Breeds

There’s a pup out there for every personality, from companion couch potatoes, to social butterflies, to playful buddies that are perfect for active families. And there are some dogs whose genetics combine high intelligence with high energy, so if they’re not properly occupied, they may get themselves into some trouble! To be clear, these aren’t the “problem children” of the canine world, they’re the dogs who love to work, hike, play, run, excel at agility, and more! But left to … Read more

11 Smallest Dog Breeds

Big, fluffy, short-haired, small… when it comes to dogs, we love them all! Whether you live in a small space, want a portable friend, or you just can’t resist a tiny canine, there’s something so endearing about petite pooches with big personalities! With information gathered from the American Kennel Club, below is a list of 10-pound-and-under pups that could make a perfect addition to your family. Don’t forget to check out your local shelters and rescues for your favorite breed, … Read more

Animal Shelter Celebrates Dog’s Recovery With Contest To Guess Her Breed

After wandering on her own for an estimated three months, a rescue dog named Kelly is finally recovering from her ordeal. She was found starving and extremely weak in the Bonneville Salt Flats west of Salt Lake City back in January. It’s a miracle she survived the barren landscape for as long as she did, and rescuers from the Utah Animal Adoption Center didn’t hesitate to take her in. When she was finally rescued and brought into the shelter’s … Read more

Single? These Dog Breeds Are Most Likely To Score You A Date

We all know that puppies and adorable dogs make awesome wingmen when you are looking to pick up a date, but did you know certain breeds increase your odds of scoring? According to a survey of 1,000 singles conducted by Klooff, a mobile app for pet lovers, some dogs make a potential mate seem more attractive. Survey participants included male, female, gay and straight pet owners and non pet owners, with ages averaging between 18 and 33. For men, the survey … Read more

7 Dog Breeds That Don’t Do Well In The Heat

With summer approaching, it’s time to talk about heat stroke. Since dogs can’t sweat, the only way they can reduce their body temperature is by panting. Any dog can overheat and suffer a heat stroke, but some dog breeds are far more likely than others to have a difficult time regulating their body temperature. Here are 7 breeds that don’t do well in the heat. #1 – English Bulldog   Brachycephalic (flat-faced) dog breeds are the most prone to heat … Read more

The 10 Most Common Breeds Found In Shelters

Did you know 25% of shelter dogs are purebred? Why are some breeds more likely to be in shelters, and how can it be prevented? Let’s look at the 10 breeds most common in shelters and reasons they end up there. #1 – American Pit Bull Terrier   With more breed specific legislation popping up, “pit bulls” are the most common breed found in shelters. Even where they’re legal, many apartments forbid them. Dangerous in the hands of bad people, … Read more

10 Popular Dog Breeds That Need Room To Run

When choosing a dog, it’s imperative to make sure that the breed you’re considering–or even the mix of breeds in the mutt you’d like to adopt–has traits that will blend with your lifestyle. Of course there are exceptions to every rule; like humans, every dog has its own unique personality. But in general, these 10 popular dog breeds need room to roam to live their happiest, healthiest lives. This list is by no means extensive, but if you live in an active household and … Read more

8 Large Dog Breeds That Are Big Babies

Dogs come in various shapes and sizes, but most people are a little intimidated when it comes to the giant breeds. Their size really is impressive and they look very imposing, but more often than not, these dogs are just big babies that want to snuggle. If you’re looking for some gentle giants, look no further than this list. #1 – Newfoundland The Newfoundland is a very large, powerful breed originally used for water rescue and lifesaving work. Because of … Read more

15 Low Dander Dog Breeds

Choosing the dog breed that’s right for you, whether you’re buying a puppy from a breeder or looking to adopt at your local shelter or rescue, is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. An avid hiker doesn’t want a couch potato breed, and vice versa, and this usually ends up with more dogs in shelters. There are many things to consider when making this decision and probably one of the most common concerns is how to manage … Read more

13 Dog Breeds Of China With Histories As Unique As Their Looks

Steeped in legacy and lore, China holds an ancient past and the native Chinese dog breeds originating there have long guarded the land and its people. The history of dogs in China reaches as far back as 15,000 years to a time when the first wild dog locked eyes with a human, beginning what became the beautiful friendship between dogs and dog lovers we know today! But, the origin of dogs in China isn’t quite one of love and snuggly … Read more