5 Steps for Turning Your Adopted Dog Into a Therapy Dog

After adopting a dog from a well-reputed local nonprofit organization like Sophie's Circle, you may be considering sharing your dog's love and unique talents with others. Training your dog to earn the prestigious title of "therapy dog” or an “emotional support dog” is both a noble and extremely helpful way to spend quality time together. It has also been shown to be beneficial to your dog to have a rewarding job he or she can perform consistently. Here’s how to get started in five easy steps.

7 Ways Dogs Show Their Love and Devotion

One of the biggest reasons humans thrive in the company of dogs is the never-ending gift of unconditional love they give back to us each and every day. As we approach the season of gratitude, we would be remiss if we did not share some of the top ways dogs benefit our lives with their outward displays of affection and loyalty. Which one brightens your day the most? 

Train Your Dog to Follow Your Commands With These 3 Easy Tips

When you first adopt a dog, it is important to train him or her to follow certain commands in order to build a bond that will last a lifetime. With a little added time and attention upfront, your dog will soon learn the ropes in his or her new digs while you enjoy increasing moments of relaxing with your bestie. Not sure where to begin? Try these five methods to see which is your dog's favorite way to learn.

The Top 5 Ways to Remove Pet Hair from Carpet, Cushions, and Clothing

Although we all love our pets and cannot imagine life without them, it can be a challenge to keep up with all that pet hair on our clothing and woven into the fabric of your pet's favorite couch during shedding season. The good news is these five easy-to-use tools ensure you don't have to let pet hair prevent you from adopting the dog or cat that you know was destined to be yours. Read our review of each to see which is best for you.