Welcome to dog adoption headquarters! If you’re looking for information or resources on adopting a dog or puppy, you’ve come to the right place. Here, you can use our matchup tool to find out which types of breeds and mixes may be a good fit for you and your family – and then browse our detailed dog breed profiles.
You can also access our comprehensive collection of dog adoption articles, read up on the latest animal welfare news, and search for available dogs at shelters and rescues near you.
Not sure you’re ready to bring home a new pup? Take our Are You Ready quiz and find out for sure!
Important! Matchup will recommend particular breeds based on the answers you provide. But really its goal is to get you thinking about how your life will be affected by adding a dog. The best way to find out whether you and a pup are a match? Meet each other. And that’s up to you.