iOS app Android app

Adopt a Dog

Adopting A Dog: 7 Questions to Ask Yourself

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 03.15.2017 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

In the Chicago Tribune "Ask Amy" column dated March 8, 2016, advice columnist Amy Dickinson responded to a lonely middle- aged woman's plea for advice...

Think Twice Before You Cut Off Your Dog's Balls

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

Tinkering with the body of any animal has consequences. While neutering has long been the salvation of domestication in the U.S. (versus European countries that view the procedure as cruel and inhumane), it's time to consider other options for sterilization. In the end, only you can decide what's best for your dog.

Boy With Asperger's Kisses His Mom For First Time After Adopting Loving Rescue Pit Bull

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.04.2015 | Good News

Update: Monday, May 4, 1:20 p.m. EDT A rescue dog became so much more than just a furry friend for one teen. Amanda Granados' son Joey was diag...

Best in Show! What's Your Favorite Dog or Cat Saying?

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Hodgson

As a parent and dog trainer I'm programmed to look at life from another's perspective, and this time my impulses took a refreshing turn. With idiom dictionaries in hand, I scrolled through and took a look at the origin and meanings of idioms that evolved from our relationship with dogs and cats. It's been a delightful romp!

Try Not To Smile After Seeing These Photos Of Shelter Dogs Heading To Their New Homes

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.16.2014 | Good News

Have you ever experienced pure, unbridled, heartfelt joy? These dogs sure have. Last year, Heather Owen, president of the Chicago-based dog rescue...

How one little rescue dog is helping a grieving family heal

Rescue Idiot | Posted 03.16.2014 | New York
Rescue Idiot On, October 29, 2013, Long Island was bracing itself for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy. For us, it all started with exc...

Will Wrigley

Congress Has Never Been So Adorable | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Nothing brings everyone together quite like puppies and kittens. This goes for lawmakers, too. Thursday's "Paws for Love" adoption ev...

WATCH: This Dog Adoption Ad Will Make You Feel Super Cool

Sarah Medina | Posted 01.11.2013 | Good News

Are you ready to feel super cool? This week, our friends over at BuzzFeed posted this dog adoption ad, and it's guaranteed to make your day. E...

Her Face Says It All

Posted 12.20.2012 | Comedy

There's just something about the look a child and a puppy give each other when they meet for the first time and know they're going to be BFFs. And whe...

PHOTOS: Adoptable Dogs In Denver This Week

Posted 11.23.2012 | Denver

November is National Adopt A Senior Dog Month! We all grow older but, for dogs at least, that doesn't mean we grow any less cuddlier. The Denve...

PHOTOS: Adoptable Pets Are 50 Percent Off

Posted 11.09.2012 | Denver

Those of you who are looking for a new pet may not need to look any further! The Denver Dumb Friends League is holding a special 50 percent off the...

PHOTOS: Adopt An Older Dog At The Dumb Friends League

Posted 09.28.2012 | Denver

Puppies are a blast but let's face it, they're not for everyone. You may dread the potty-training phase (hey, it's getting colder outside!) and ju...

PHOTOS: Adoptable Purebred Dogs This Week

Posted 06.08.2012 | Denver

We love a mutt as much as the next guy (shout out to Scooby-Doo and Odie), but this week we decided to feature some equally lovable purebred canines a...

PHOTOS: Seriously Cute Adoptable Puppies

Sarah Medina | Posted 05.17.2012 | San Francisco

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the start of summer, here's a bunch of puppies you should take home with you so you can frolic around Golden...

PHOTOS: Adorable Older Dogs Need A New Home

Sarah Medina | Posted 04.12.2012 | San Francisco

This week, the HuffPost SF’s pet adoption series has a new batch of animals begging you to take them home. Our current array of dogs comes from ...

PHOTOS: Take Home One Of These Adorable Animals

Sarah Medina | Posted 04.02.2012 | San Francisco

This week’s batch of adorable animals in tHuffPost SF’s pet adoption series is the most unique mix we’ve ever had. The array of interesting ...

PHOTOS: Litter Of Abandoned Puppies Rescued At Recycling Plant

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.17.2011 | San Francisco

On Wednesday, Monterey County SPCA officers came upon a tragic scene--six Australian Shepherd mix puppies found abandoned at a recycling plant in Roya...

PHOTOS: Adorable Dogs Needing A Home

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green

Earlier this month, the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals organized "Adoptapalooza" - a day focused on pet adoption, featuring over 100 dogs and cats...

Lucky Finds Her Prince Charming in Prince Harry

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

Lucky and I dropped by the New York League of Humane Voters City Council event and listened to politicians jockeying for top-dog positions.