Animals

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… >>

Photo Essay: Feather Fancy
Photo Essay: Feather Fancy

Quills, plumes, bristles, down: Birds have the best outerwear on earth. A look at its magnificent… >>

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… >>

How to Decode Your Cat's Behavior
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… >>

Remarkable Animal Friendships
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… >>

13 Funny Dog Cartoons
13 Funny Dog Cartoons

Laugh at these hilarious cartoons featuring man's best friend. >>

In the Jaws of a Polar Bear
In the Jaws of a Polar Bear

As two Arctic kayakers were sound asleep, the polar bear that had picked up their scent began… >>

Bear Attack: The Story of Seven Boys and One Grizzly
Bear Attack: The Story of Seven Boys and One Grizzly

Seven high school students were near the end of their month-long survival course in the Alaskan… >>

50 Things Your Veterinarian Won't Tell You
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… >>

6 Secrets for a Well-Behaved Pet
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. >>

How to Get Your Dog to Sleep Better
How to Get Your Dog to Sleep Better

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

The Best Dinosaur Museums in the U.S.
The Best Dinosaur Museums in the U.S.

If your pint-sized paleontologists are eager to get more up close and personal with their favorite… >>

10 Creepy, Crawly Creature Cartoons
10 Creepy, Crawly Creature Cartoons

A look at how frogs, caterpillars and more go about their daily lives. >>

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. >>