PetFinder.com pulls information about adoptable pets on rescue websites across the country into one place. That makes the information easy to search by location, animal behavior, breed age.
The website also shares adoption stories and provides information about animal shelters and rescue groups.
Before you decide to adopt a dog, take time to research different breeds. Be sure to consider their characteristics and traits. Petfinder.com provides a variety of resources to help you do so.
The website also provides information about rescue groups that work with specific breeds.
Alaskan malamute: These big dogs require an experienced dog owner who lives in a relatively cold environment.
Bernese mountain dog: These friendly, hard-working dogs make ideal family pets.
Labsky: This crossbreed of the Siberian Husky and Labrador Retriever combines the best of both breeds. The dogs are smart and energetic.
Wire fox terrier: This smart, high-energy, friendly dog is good with children and other dogs.
Alaskan Klee Kai: These little dogs are often confused for husky puppies, mini huskies or even a Chihuahua-Siberian Husky mix, but this is an independent breed.
Bichon frisé: The dogs are loving and good with kids, but require a lot of grooming.
Border collie: This high-energy dog does best with people who have time and energy to spend with them.
Cockapoo: This breed is happiest when spending times with their owners. They do not like to be alone and can be clingy.
Cavapoo: This smart, friendly dog has moderate exercise needs and is an excellent companion or family dog.
Corgi: Sturdy, intelligent, loyal dogs that make great companions for the entire family.
Jack Russell terrier: These high-energy dogs can be aggressive. They are generally not suited for homes with children or other animals.