WELCOME TO OUR MINI DOG LIBRARY

Information on how to choose the right dog for you, naming and training tips.
Learn the basic commands training!

OFF-LEASH DOG AREAS (DOG PARKS)

Find the dog park location near you.

BASIC COMMANDS TRAINING

Learn how to train your puppy basic commands.

WHAT DO I NEED FOR MY NEW PUPPY?

Supplies that you will need for your new puppy.

GETTING A DOG

An Article About Adopting from an Animal Shelter
How animal shelter adoptions work, what you should look for in a dog from a shelter, temperament testing and more resources on adopting a dog. 

AKC Breeder Referral
Review information on AKC dog breeds and find a breeder (and rescue groups) for the breed(s) of your choice. 

How Do I Choose a Dog
Tips and suggestions on how to find the right dog for your family and lifestyle. 

How to Choose a Pet for Your Family
How to decide on getting a pet, choosing a pet that will be best for your family and lifestyle and additional information on getting the right pet. 

Petfinder
Search over 100,000 adoptable dogs at locations throughout the United States. Also, search for animal shelters and rescue groups near you. 

DOG TRAINING

Canine Care Group
Advice on behavior and training including topics like clicker training, housebreaking, leash training, seperation anxiety and dealing with bad habits. 

GreatPets.com
Excellent selection of articles on training, behavior, health, getting a new dog, children and dogs, and other topics. Includes interactive tools. 

PetEducation.com
Nutrition and feeding, behavior and training, health care and information on responsible dog ownership.

Dr.P's Dog training 
Dr. P's virtual library of info about dog training & behavior.

DOG FOODS

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DOG NAMES

DoggyNames.com
Search by male or female and by category to fetch a list of names for your dog. 

Bow Wow Meow 
Thousands of Pet Names, Popularity, Meanings and Ratings.

iVillage Pet Name Finder 
Browse the list of pet names by letter, choose a category or query the names database, then investigate the meaning and origins of the names you are interested. 

Tips for naming a pet:

  • Choose a name that is easily recognized.
  • One or two syllable names are best.
  • Is the name easy to call out?
  • Base the name on how your dog acts!
  • Names shouldn't sound like basic commands

Top 25 popular boy and girl dog names:


Top 25 Boy Dog Names

  1. Max

  2. Jake

  3. Buddy

  4. Bailey

  5. Sam

  6. Rocky

  7. Buster

  8. Casey

  9. Cody

  10. Duke

  11. Charlie

  12. Jack

  13. Harley

  14. Rusty

  15. Toby

  16. Murphy

  17. Shelby

  18. Sparky

  19. Barney

  20. Winston

  21. Bennet

  22. Lucky

  23. Kernal

  24. Dylan

  25. Millhouse


Top 25 Girl Dog Names

  1. Maggie

  2. Molly

  3. Lady

  4. Sadie

  5. Lucy

  6. Daisy

  7. Ginger

  8. Abby

  9. Sasha

  10. Sandy

  11. Dakota

  12. Kate

  13. Annie

  14. Chelsea

  15. Princess

  16. Missy

  17. Sophie

  18. Bo

  19. Coco

  20. Tasha

  21. Sadie

  22. Lassie

  23. Honey

  24. Misty

  25. Samantha

USEFUL SITES FOR DOG LOVERS