Bookmark These Dog Websites! Our Big List of Online Resources for Dog Lovers
Looking for some health information for your dog? Searching for the perfect companion and not sure where to start? Or, maybe you need some pet inspiration? If you’re a dog lover and looking for pet resources you’ve come to the right place. We have gathered several websites that we consider worthy of sharing with you as a pet parent.
Best Pet Websites
Animal Planet (AnimalPlanet.com): Here’s a TV channel devoted to all things animals. With free shows like “Puppy Bowl,” “Pit Bulls & Parolees,” and “Amanda to the Rescue,” you can get your dog-love on-demand all week long.
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA.org): The site is designed for veterinary professionals; however, their online library offers a host of useful health information for pet owners as well.
Best Friends Animal Society (BestFriends.org): A leading national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending kill shelters, Best Friends runs the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals.
Cornell College Partners in Animal Health (Partnersah.Vet.Cornell.edu): Dedicated to the health and well-being of animals, Cornell University’s Partners in Animal Health website offers educational materials for veterinarians and pet owners.
Free Kibble (FreeKibble.com): Visitors to the site answer trivia questions to learn about animals; right and wrong answers, and FreeKibble donates food and pet supplies to animal shelters. The site is supported by advertisements from pet-related products, so your clicks and views help generate food and supplies for Free Kibble to donate.
Hope for Paws (HopeForPaws.org): This non-profit rescue organization intervenes and saves dogs, cats, and other animals suffering on the streets or neglected in the wild. The Hope for Paws YouTube channel highlights their rescues and raises animal awareness and education. It says it is the largest non-profit YouTube channel in the world.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA.org): Non-profit animal advocacy group promotes cruelty-free consumerism and a vegan lifestyle.
PetMD (PetMD.com): Peruse this extensive database of pet health and wellness knowledge, including 10,000 articles written by veterinarians plus a symptom checker and pet health encyclopedia.
Pets & Parasites (PetsAndParasites.org): A website from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) provides valuable information on how vets and owners handle and treat internal and external parasites that can harm the health of pets and people.
The Humane Society of the United States (HumaneSociety.org): The Humane Society dedicates its efforts to end all forms of animal cruelty and has a pet blog, animal encyclopedia, and other resources, including All Animals magazine.
Veterinary Partner (VeterinaryPartner.Vin.com): This site offers a wealth of pet health information. It is a companion site to the veterinarian resource site, Veterinary Information Network.
VetStreet (VetStreet.com): Find advice from veterinarians and other pet experts to ensure you get trusted information about the best ways to keep your pet healthy and happy.
Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine Pet Health Topics (VetMed.WSU.edu): WSU’s site contains educational resources on topics that range from acupuncture to vomiting. Information includes when to seek veterinary care and how to discuss your pet healthcare needs with your vet.
Best Dog Websites
American Kennel Club (AKC.org): Of all our favorite dog websites, we use this one the most. Here you can find a host of information relating to dog breeds, especially purebreds.
Canine Journal (CanineJournal.com): For all things, dog, from food to health concerns to dog resorts to pet insurance, this site has the scoop.
Dogster (Dogster.com): This resource site is dedicated to canines: blogs, videos, and a magazine that covers dog info, from the funny to the serious.
Dogtime (Dogtime.com): Find expert advice and recommendations on the best dog food, toys, and supplies, gadgets, and accessories.
Best Website for Pet Supplies
BarxBuddy (BarxBuddy.com): Of course, we’re partial to our own website, which is growing every day with innovative pet products and articles about raising, training and caring for pets. We carry an array of dog supplies including nail clippers, silicone dog bowl, and our signature ultrasonic barking device, the BarxBuddy.
I Heart Dogs (iHeartDogs.com): For every item purchased, iHeartDogs donates to various give-back programs like Feeding Shelter Dogs, Pets & Vets, and Second Chance Movement, which transports adoptable pets from overcrowded high-kill shelters to shelters and rescues where families are waiting to adopt.
Muttropolis (Muttropolis.com): Find high-quality, often hard-to-find products that are handpicked and tested for your pet.
Omlet (Omlet.us): Founded and run by product designers, this pet supply site offers unique and revolutionary pet supplies.
Only Natural Pet (OnlyNaturalPet.com): You’ll find here natural pet products such as supplements, flea and tick prevention, and raw, freeze-dried, homemade, and grain-free dog foods.
Favorite Dog Blogs
Dog Tipper (DogTipper.com): From the author of 35 travel and pet books and Dog Tipper staff, blog topics cover a world of pet interests, from dog obesity to Twilight dog names.
Entirely Pets (Blog.EntirelyPets.com): This blog is filled with fun and informative pet-centric posts.
Rover (Rover.com): The Dog People over at Rover share the scoop on pets. Look up your dog’s monthly horoscope or learn about zinc supplements and whether your pet needs them.
The Animal Rescue Site (blog.TheAnimalRescueSite.GreaterGood.com): Filled with inspirational stories of pet rescues, hilarious pets, and transformations, this site will tug at your heart.
Best Dog Adoption Sites
Adopt-A-Pet.com (AdoptAPet.com): If you’re interested in adopting a dog, you can search by state, view available pets, ask about a dog, and fill out an adoption application.
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA.org): If you reside in the Los Angeles area or New York City, you can search for adoptable dogs in your local shelters through the ASPCA site. You can filter by age and gender. Nationwide, the site is a nonprofit resource whose goal is stopping cruelty to animals.
Petfinder (PetFinder.com): Take a quiz to find your ideal companion. In addition to helping you through the process, Petfinder provides a pet adoption checklist and information on caring for your new dog.
Petango (Petango.com): With the PetMatch tool, you can match your preferences to the pet personality traits that your perfect pet would hold.
Bring Fido (BringFido.com): If you want to travel but are not sure what to do with Fido, why not bring him with you on your journey? You can explore over 250,000 places to stay, play, and eat with your dog.
Paw My Gosh (PawMyGosh.com): Bored or simply need a distraction? Check out their collection of cute, funny, heartwarming, and bizarre videos and stories that will have you feeling all kinds of dog love.The Dodo (TheDodo.com): Get your daily Dodo on! This site is for animal people. Here you can find a ton of fun, entertaining, and emotional pet videos and stories.