Pet Parent Playbook

Every season brings new challenges for raising happy, healthy dogs and cats. Here's a rundown of the most important tools and tips you need right now.

How To Welcome a Shelter Pet Into Your Home

Looking to Adopt? Here's the Best Pet for You Based on Your Lifestyle
Jay Springer, a pet expert at Pet Supplies Plus, is here to pair you with your next companion.
Finding Your New Best Friend: Where to Adopt a Dog
So you’ve decided you’re ready to adopt a dog. Now what? Read on for all the ways you can get started with your adoption process and bring home a new furry friend.  
How Much Does it Cost to Adopt a Dog?
Get a good idea of the costs—from adoption fees and other up-front costs to on-going ones such as supplies and vet bills—before you adopt a dog.  
What First-Time Cat Owners Should Know Before Adopting
Thinking about adopting a cat? Before you do, think about the financial cost, your lifestyle, and whether you might need more than one new cat.
Your Guide to Adopting a Dog for the First Time
When you adopt a dog from a rescue or shelter, you’re giving them a second chance at a happy life with a forever family. Think you’re ready to adopt a dog? Start here!
7 Essential Supplies to Get Before You Adopt a Cat
So you've decided to get a cat. Before you head to the shelter, consider what cat essentials like food, toys, and litter box your new feline friend—or friends—will need.

Who Saved Who? Our Favorite Heartwarming Rescue Stories

8 Reasons We Love Animal Shelters & Rescues
Let’s take a moment to say “thank you” for all the amazing ways animal shelters and rescue organizations make the world a better place.

How to Prevent Cracked Dog Paws and Protect Your Pup's Skin from Dryness

While wear and tear on your pup’s paws is normal, dry cracked paw pads are a cause for concern, especially during winter.