Pets

Hero Pets: A Pig That Calms Special-Needs Kids
Hero Pets: A Pig That Calms Special-Needs Kids

For special-needs students in San Francisco, pot-bellied pig Buttercup provides comfort—and a bit… >>

Hero Pets: A Herd of Elephants Mourns Its Helper
Hero Pets: A Herd of Elephants Mourns Its Helper

Connections between man and beast can run deep, as one family learned after saving elephants in… >>

Hero Pets: A Lion's Big Heart
Hero Pets: A Lion’s Big Heart

Jupiter the lion may weigh in at 550 pounds, but his demeanor with handler Ana Julia Torres proves… >>

15 Signs of Puppy (and Kitty) Love for Valentine's Day
15 Signs of Puppy (and Kitty) Love for Valentine’s Day

Give your pet a treat and hug this February 14th too! And check out these super-cute cats and dogs… >>

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How to Decode Your Cat’s Behavior

Solve your cat problems with this guide to understanding what your cat is "saying" and what to do… >>

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Remarkable Animal Friendships

A selection of amazing photographs from Jennifer Holland's "Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable… >>

Should You Be Making Your Pet’s Food?
Should You Be Making Your Pet’s Food?

Would your dog or cat benefit from a healthier diet more like your own? Learn about people making… >>

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50 Things Your Veterinarian Won’t Tell You

We asked veterinarians and vet technicians to reveal pet vet tips and cautionary tales, which can… >>

Chubby: A Dog Long Gone
Chubby: A Dog Long Gone

Calvin Trillin recalls an embarrassingly happy childhood (and a long-gone dog) in this entry from… >>

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6 Secrets for a Well-Behaved Pet

Is your pet's bad behavior driving you crazy? Here's how to fix six common problems. >>

Meet 5 Hero Pets
Meet 5 Hero Pets

These heroic animals saved lives. Read their amazing stories. >>

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How to Get Your Dog to Sleep Better

Three experts weigh in on how to get your dog to sleep. >>

12 Funny Dog Costumes
12 Funny Dog Costumes

Pooches pose as superheroes, prison inmates, witches and more in these funny dog costume photos. >>

12 Funny Cat Cartoons
12 Funny Cat Cartoons

Funny felines are the star of these hilarious cartoons showcasing the easy life of cats. >>

12 Funny Party Dogs
12 Funny Party Dogs

Laugh with these dogs celebrating their birthdays in grand style. >>

Hero Pets
Hero Pets

These pets have earned their keep, proving themselves to be more than just companions. >>

America's Hero Pets
America’s Hero Pets

These best-in-breed creatures risked their own lives to protect their two-legged friends. Here are… >>

Your Dog Can Do What?! Meet 4 Amazing Canines
Your Dog Can Do What?! Meet 4 Amazing Canines

Four canines with a knack for human tricks. >>

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A Hanukkah Story

How a cat's chance encounter with a lit menorah brought one family new meaning to the holiday. >>

The Year's Most Miraculous Happy Endings
The Year’s Most Miraculous Happy Endings

This season, warm your heart with our stories of amazing resilience and miraculous recoveries. >>