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The 10th annual New Canaan Dog Days presented by Pet Pantry Warehouse will be hosted, for the first time ever, at the New Canaan Nature Center on Saturday, May 4!

This year, the New Canaan Dog Days event is kicking off with a fundraising Pet Pantry Paws Walk through our Nature Center trails beginning at 10:00 am. Participants are required to register for the Paws Walk and a $20 fee will benefit both Adopt-a-Dog and the New Canaan Nature Center.

Get outside and walk your dog! This week (October 1-7) is National Walk Your Dog Week. National Walk Your Dog Week is a reminder to make sure your dog is getting enough exercise.

Puttin’ On The Dog is THIS Sunday! Puttin’ On The Dog is our biggest event of the year and Adopt-A-Dog wants everyone to stop by and experience the fun!

Your kids may not be the only ones bummed they’re going back to school.

Has your dog seemed extra-happy lately? That is probably because National Dog Day is this Sunday! National Dog Day is a day to celebrate your fur-babies, working canines and giving some love to homeless dogs.

We are gearing up for the Adoption Event of the summer! The Nationwide Adoption Day, Clear the Shelters, will be held on Saturday, August 18th.

We’re right in the middle of summer, which means you are probably gearing up for a nice summer vacation.

What is the best way to spend the Dog Days of Summer? With your dog of course! There is a good chance that everything you love about the summer, your dog does too.

Today, June 22nd, is Take Your Dog to Work Day! For many dog lovers, this is pretty much the best work day of the year.

June 3rd to the 9th is Pet Appreciation Week. Pet Appreciation Week is a great way to spend some quality time with your pet and show them how much you love them.

Do you plan on staying in the Westchester/Fairfield County area this Memorial Day Weekend? Then we have the perfect event for you! On Saturday, May 26th, we will be having our monthly Adoption Day!

This week’s blog is a two-for-one! April 29th is National Pet Parents Day and April 30th is Adopt A Shelter Pet Day. Two very important days!

This week we will be highlighting our amazing volunteers and our Volunteer Program because it is National Volunteer Week! Volunteer Week is a very special time, because we get to thank and honor our volunteers who bring a diversity of interests, knowledge, expertise and caring to our organization.

Easter is right around the corner, which means you’ll probably be spending the weekend celebrating with family. And as we all know, our dogs are part of our families, so let them join in on the fun!

Happy Spring everyone! Hopefully this was the last snow storm and we can start enjoying warm spring weather. This week is National Poison Prevention Week. It is always important to know what can be toxic to your pet, so you can keep them out of harm’s way and know what to do if your pet does accidently ingest something toxic.

St. Patrick’s Day is just 2 days away! So this week we want to share some tips on how to celebrate with your pup while keeping him/her safe.

With Fairfield and Westchester County getting slammed with Nor'easters, it is the perfect time to talk about cold weather and winter storm pet safety.

On March 1st, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Bank of America are encouraging everyone to “Give Where They Live.”

We are less than a week away from Valentine’s Day, the day of love. Some people enjoy Valentine’s Day, while some people while some people rather avoid it all together. But when it comes to love, no one will show you more affection than your dog.

January is National Walk Your Pet Month! It may be chilly out, but walking is still a great way to bond with your dog. Not to mention snowy walks can become fun adventures.

Happy Snow Day Paws for Thought Fans! Hope everyone is staying safe and warm during this snow storm! It’s a great day to curl up next to your pup on the couch and just relax.

Do you find yourself scrolling through dog pictures on social media all day? Or catch yourself dog watching on your way to work?

As November ends, it is only fitting that we shine a light on our November Dog of the Month, Parker. If you follow Adopt-A-Dog on social media, I’m sure you’ve seen his adorable face multiple times throughout the month.

Happy Thanksgiving Paws for Thought fans! Thanksgiving is a day of reunions, family celebration and lots of food. It is a day we are grateful for our family and loved ones, and that includes our pets!

As we get closer to Thanksgiving and December, we can’t help but get excited for the Holidays and upcoming events. In just about 2 weeks Carriage House Motor Cars is hosting a Studio 54 Party to benefit Adopt-A-Dog!

Is everyone getting excited to celebrate Howl-o-ween!? The dogs of Adopt-A-Dog are so excited that they are going to start celebrating this weekend.

October is filled with fun activities to do with your dog. Our favorite though is Howl & Prowl. This year is the 10th Annual Howl & Prowl costume party, so you know it is going to be a “howling” good time.

It’s October, which means it is the best month of the year. Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! If you are looking for a companion, adopting is the way to go. Why may you ask?

Believe it or not, dogs, just like people, get bored. So this week we will be going over ways to help keep your dog from becoming restless and bored.

With the weather cooling down a bit, it is a great time to get outside and exercise with your dog. Exercising with your dog has many benefits.