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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How to Groom Your Dog at Home

Whether your groomer’s currently closed or you’re looking to save a little money, here’s what you need to know before tackling this tricky task yourself.

How to Tell if Your Dog Has Ear Mites—And How to Get Rid of Them

Ear mites in dogs and puppies is a common occurrence. If you suspect your adorable pooch is dealing with these...


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How to Keep Stray Cats Out of Your Yard

If stray cats are having a field day in your flower beds, you need to know how to keep them...


14 Beautiful Animals That Could Disappear in Your Lifetime

These beautiful animals are in imminent danger. Read on to find out more about them—and how to help them survive.


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Here’s How to Keep a Cat from Scratching the Furniture

Check out these proven ways to keep your cat from scratching furniture.

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Why Is My Dog Shaking?

It could be excitement, a touch of anxiety, or it could be something more serious. Here’s how to suss out...


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5 Signs of Glaucoma Every Dog Owner Should Know

Glaucoma in dogs is a fairly common—but serious—condition. Here's how to tell if your dog has it and what can...

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I Got My Dog from a Breeder—Here’s Why It Was Right for Me

Deciding how to find the right dog for your family is a personal choice—and I wouldn’t have done it any...


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Feral vs. Stray Cat: Here’s How to Tell the Difference

Before you approach that cat who suddenly showed up in your yard, read this first.


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Why Do Cats Sleep on You?

You might love it when they snuggle you at night or you might hate it. Here’s why cats sleep on...


Dog Obedience Training: How to Find the Best Training School

Whether you want to teach your new puppy basic manners or your rescue dog needs some refresher training, here's what...

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How to Solve the Most Common Pet Behavioral Problems

Every pet owner is probably familiar with these common pet blunders. Here's how to get your cat or dog to...


The Most Annoying Fall Pests and How to Manage Them

Fall is the season where bugs and other pests start seeking warmer areas to settle in before the cold hits—and...


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How Smart Is Your Dog? Here’s How to Tell

Is your dog an escape artist? Can he find the treat bag, no matter where it's hidden? Don't be mad—be...


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How Do Cats Automatically Know How to Use a Litter Box?

Cat owners agree on the fact that it's convenient that they don't have to train their cat where to go...


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How to Bathe a Cat Without Getting Scratched

Cats rarely need baths, but when they do, it's not something they—or you look forward to doing. Still, cats might...

Why Your Dog Has Bad Breath—And How to Get Rid of It

Find out what your dog's breath might be telling you—and what you can do about it.


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How to Stop a Dog from Digging, According to Dog Trainers

Dogs are hard-wired to enjoy digging. This may not be great news if you have a beautiful, landscaped lawn you're...


Lethargic Dog: 5 Signs You Need to Call the Vet

Is your dog napping more than usual? Here's how to tell if it's just a case of the couch-potatoes or...


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9 Warning Signs Your Pet May Be Overweight

There's more to it than just checking the number on the scale. Here’s how to tell if your dog or...


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9 Possible Reasons Your Dog Is So Itchy

When your dog's got itchy skin, it's safe to assume it's fleas, right? Nope. Here's how to suss out the...


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Can Dogs Get Lice from People?

Can your furry friend pick up lice from people? Here's what experts have to say about dogs and lice—and how...


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13 Silent Signs Your “Healthy” Cat Is Actually Sick

Cats are notorious for being the strong, silent types of the animal kingdom when they are sick so it's important...


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15 Signs Your Cat Is Secretly Mad at You

Think your cat is purring because she's happy to see you? Not always! Cats are the queens of mixed messages—here's...

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How Long Do Lizards Live?

Lizards live much longer in captivity than in the wild. Here's how to ensure your pet will have a long...


Cat Fleas: How to Get Rid of Them

Poor kitty— those nasty fleas are making him miserable, and he's itching and scratching like crazy. Here's how to help...


10 Best Products to Get Rid of the Pet Hair in Your Home

As much as you love your pet, you despise all that fur that sticks to your clothing and furniture. These...


8 Signs Your Dog Could Have Dementia

Dementia isn't just a people problem: Veterinarians explain how to spot dog dementia and what you can to do help...


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How to Get Rid of Cat Pee Smell That Just Won’t Go Away

The stain has been cleaned and dried, yet somehow that ammonia-like odor is still lingering. Here's how to get rid...


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Here’s How Often You Should Be Cleaning Your Dog’s Ears

Yes, you really should be cleaning your dog's ears—here's how to do it without alarming or harming your pup.