New Year’s Pet Resolutions

The new year marks an opportunity for change, and not just for humans! Early January is the perfect time to fulfill our promises to our pets. Here are a few New Year’s pet resolutions to make sure that 2019 is a fantastic year! Devote More Time to Playing A great (and fun) New Year’s pet […]

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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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Adopting a Companion Dog: Tips for Seniors

Dogs make wonderful companions for people of all ages – and while you may never be too old to be a dog lover, you may find that adopting a dog later in life is much different than adopting a dog in your younger years. Chances are that your lifestyle has changed a great deal, and […]

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Dog Grooming Tips, Tricks, and How-To’s

Dogs are lovable for so many reasons—they’re adorable, they’re always excited to see us, they make great cuddle- or exercise-buddies—but one thing they’re not known for is their hygiene. That’s why grooming is so important. Not only can regular grooming help to maintain clean, healthy coat and skin, it can also cut down on shedding, […]

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FAQ: How Much Exercise Should My Dog Be Getting?

Most of us have busy schedules or work a long day, leaving our dogs alone with nothing better to do than sleep, lounge on the couch or, in the worst case scenario, pick up destructive behaviors. Before concluding that your dog needs behavioral intervention, consider whether or not he or she is getting enough exercise. […]

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Breed Spotlight: Australian Shepherds

Australian Shepherds are a popular choice among dog owners for many reasons. They are friendly, energetic, and have beautiful, speckled markings. They’re fluffy as puppies, and grow into adorable wolf-like dogs as adults. In short, they are stunning. Although appearance shouldn’t be the basis of the decision to adopt, many times it is. This is […]

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Breed Spotlight: Chihuahuas

A lot of people come to Get Your Pet intent on adopting a certain dog breed. It’s important to note that while dogs of certain breeds express similar physical characteristics and behavioral tendencies, not all dogs of that breed will look or act identically. One of the most popular breeds in America is the Chihuahua. […]

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Who’s Your Valentine? Show (and tell) Us!

#14DaysofLove starts now! Over the next 14 days leading up to Valentine’s Day, PLEASE SHARE photos and stories of your adopted pets on the #GetYourPet Facebook page! We’d  love to meet the dog or cat you adopted. Tell us where did you adopt your dog from? What do you love about your kitty cat? Why does your […]

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