Dog Training Tips Every Adopter Should Know

Congratulations! You’re a dog parent. Before settling into a routine with your new pet, you need to set some ground rules. Whether you’re training a new puppy or just brushing up on basic commands with an older dog, dog training makes life with a pet better. Even if you plan on hiring a professional dog […]

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Meeting a Dog For the First Time: Dos and Don’ts

Hooray! You found a dog on Get Your Pet that you’re interested in adopting. You’ve messaged their Guardian, introduced yourself, and asked all the right questions. They seem like a great fit. Now comes the fun part—meeting them! Here are some do’s and don’ts for meeting a dog for the first time. Do: Let the […]

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Keep Your Dog Cool In The Summer With These Tips

Summer is in full swing and, for most pet owners, that means spending more time outside with their four-legged friends. It isn’t widely known that, like people, dogs are susceptible to sunburn and even heat stroke. Prevent any harmful repercussions from the heat or sun and keep your dog cool this summer with these heat […]

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Creating a Dog-Friendly Outdoor Space

Bringing home a newly adopted dog is exciting, but requires lots of preparation. Besides making sure your home is puppy-proof, you want to make sure your outdoor space is pet-friendly, too. Here are some tips for creating the perfect dog-friendly outdoor space: Fence Safety should be the number one priority when creating a dog-friendly outdoor […]

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Maltese Dogs: Information About The Breed

Maltese are some of the most loved and most popular dogs in America—and if you’ve ever met one yourself, that should come as no surprise! With their small frame and lively personality, Maltese make excellent companions for retired seniors and busy families alike. Their snow-white coat and round teddy—bear like eyes make them a highly-desired […]

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8 Things First Time Cat Owners Should Know

Cats have quite the reputation on the internet—they’re known for being especially quirky, cuddly, and sometimes even a little crazy! Befriending a cat is one of the most rewarding bonds a person can form. Cats are full of personality, and have a special place in our hearts. If it’s your first time adopting or owning […]

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How to “Puppy-Proof” Your Home

One of the things you’ll want to do before bringing home your newly-adopted puppy is “puppy-proof” your living space. Puppy-proofing a home is much like baby-proofing—you want to ensure the safety of your new pup while keeping your things (and your sanity) protected! Here’s how to do it: Move breakable objects or valuables out of […]

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Introducing A New Dog or Cat to Resident Pets

Bringing home a new dog or cat is unquestionably exciting, but existing pets in the home can add a layer of complexity that you need to be prepared for. True, some cats and dogs simply share a mutual sniff and are good to go. But it’s asking a lot to just assume that a new […]

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Guardian Tips: How to Get Your Pet Viewed More

In a previous blog, we talked about how you can make your pet’s profile stand out. Along with providing enough information in your pet’s bio, and being quick to respond to messages from Adopters, we emphasize the importance of uploading good photos and videos. Here’s why: Why do my pet’s photos matter so much? People […]

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