Pets & Animals

Whether you have a fur baby you adore, are thinking of getting one, or are just an animal lover, this is the place for you. We’ve got answers to your pet questions and advice, fascinating facts about creatures big and small, and, yes, cute pictures.

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Start Counting Down: All Creatures Great and Small Is Coming Back to TV in 2021

Get ready to be transported to England to meet some new four-legged friends.

Here’s Why Reading Aloud Is Good for Your Brain

Reading aloud, even to other adults, yields surprising rewards.


Snake Pictures That Are Scary and Beautiful at the Same Time

Though the slithering critters might creep you out, these artistic snake pictures are incredibly cool. For his new book Serpentine,...


6 Extraordinary Animals Rarely Seen by Human Eyes

No ordinary night crawlers, these strange animals are seldom seen in the wild. Here's your chance to get up close.


An Intimate Look at Sea Creatures Large and Tiny

"With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected" to the sea, writes eminent oceanographer Sylvia...


Under the Sea: Rare Photos of Our Ocean’s Invertebrates Like You’ve Never Seen Them

In her book 'Spineless,' Susan Middleton captures the unique and interesting invertebrate creatures lurking beneath our oceans' surfaces.

7 Photos That Prove There’s Nothing Better Than Being a Dog on Cape Cod

For our four-legged friends, heaven is a place called Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Just take a look at these crazy-happy canines...


Why Does This Woman Have 362 Exotic, Endangered Birds Living In Her Backyard?

Sure, Michele Raffin has 35 aviaries to clean and many, many beaks to feed. But she does have help, and...


6 Unexpected Animal Heroes

Some of these exceptional creatures are cuddly, some are courageous, but all share an extraordinary spirit.


Meet Bailey, the Cat Who Loves to Sail

This meezer may be only three years old, but inside he's an old salt who appreciates the many joys of...

Can We Save the Cheetah From Extinction?

A new book by Dr. Laurie Marker and wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas takes us inside the world of these magnificent...


There Was Once a Wolf Who Loved Too Much. And What Happened to Him Was a Crime.

One day in Alaska, a black wolf appeared in front of wildlife photographer Nick Jans. This is the story of...


9 Unusually Detailed Animal Habitats

See how birds, oysters, snails, caterpillars, moths, and more rely on their inventive natures to create the perfect nesting place.