Dog Adoption

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Save A Life: 7 Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Dog

Three million adoptable dogs enter shelters across the United States each year, making overpopulation a serious issue. Although there are over 3,500 animal shelters in the United States, only around 2,000 classify as no-kill. Unfortunately, this means many lost, abandoned, rescued, or stray pets who find their way to a shelter are in danger of euthanasia to combat the staggering overpopulation.

These pets are patiently waiting to meet their new families and receive a second chance at life! Opening your home to a rescue dog comes with several benefits, some you may have never even considered.

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Introducing A Second Dog To Your Home: How To Prepare And Do It Successfully

You’ve crunched the numbers, got the blessing of your current dog (or reached a tentative agreement with your cat), found the perfect candidate at your local shelter, or decided on a reputable breeder, and now it’s official. You’re ready to introduce a new four-legged family member into your home.

Bringing a new dog into your home is a big deal! But, before you get too excited imagining the prospect of your new pup becoming best friends with the dog you already have at home or cuddling up and sharing naps with your cat, you’ll have to consider the best way to introduce them to your home and family.

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dog and hat, Happy New Year!: A Celebration Safety Guide For Your Pets

Happy New Year!: A Celebration Safety Guide For Your Pets

New Year’s Eve means friends, family, celebrations, and fireworks! This festive Holiday is a way to celebrate the year that has passed and look towards the one to come, it can also mean anxiety for your pets.

Here’s how to help your pet to adjust to busy homes and lively celebrations.

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2021 dog, Did Your Dog Make The List?: The Most Popular Dog Names of 2021

Did Your Dog Make The List?: The Most Popular Dog Names of 2021

2020 was a record year for dog adoptions in the U.S. , and pet adoptions hit their highest levels during the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2021. A new four-legged family member brings all sorts of excitement and change, but it also brings one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make in your pup’s life: picking a name!

Here are 2021’s most popular dog names in the United States, the world, and in our very own DogWatch pack! We’ve also included our top-10 favorite unique names. Did your dog’s name make the cut?! Read post »