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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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5 Best Shark Vacuums for Pet Hair and Stains, Tested by Dog Parents

Dog and cat parents need the best Shark vacuum for pet hair in order to keep their home as spotless as they'd like. We tested the top models ourselves.

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The Most Incredible Dog Rescue Videos for National Rescue Dog Day

These dog rescue videos perfectly capture why we celebrate National Rescue Dog Day

80 Animal Jokes That Are the Wildest in the Kingdom

When life seems a little too serious, there's nothing like animal jokes to make you roar (or hoot or howl)...

60 Cat Jokes That Will Have You in Hiss-terics

Meow you're talking! Get ready for some claw-some cat jokes you'll want to share with everyone you know.

What Your Dog’s Facial Expressions Really Mean

From squinting to staring to sticking out their tongues, dog facial expressions convey very strong messages. Here’s what your pup...

Is My Dog Mad at Me? Telltale Signs and How to Respond

There's no doubt dogs experience deep emotions, but do they get angry with us? Here, top canine experts explain why...

12 Ways You’re Annoying a Dog Without Realizing It

You may think you’re the perfect pet owner … but are you actually getting on your dog’s nerves? Here’s how...

10 Signs Your Dog Feels Neglected and Needs More TLC

Does your canine cutie need a cuddle? Veterinarians point to the signs your dog feels neglected—and offer tips for giving...

Male vs. Female Dogs: What Are the Real Differences?

Male and female dogs are not the same, but do those differences really matter? We asked a vet to find...

How to Clean Your Dog’s Teeth Easily and Effectively

Nearly all dogs develop dental problems and stinky breath. Learn how to clean your dog's teeth and improve their oral...

The 26 Most Expensive Dog Breeds in the World

From the cheerful Samoyed to the reliable golden retriever, these are the most expensive dog breeds

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11 Easiest Dogs to Train That Make Obedient Pets

These well-behaved pups are the easiest dogs to train, making their transition to your home that much smoother

15 Dog Cartoons to Make Every Owner Chuckle

These funny dogs will make you sit, stay, and beg for more.

How to Get Dog Pee Out of Carpet and Other Accident-Prone Spots

Accidents happen! But don't worry—here's how to get dog pee out of carpet, upholstery and more, according to cleaning experts.

Why Does My Dog Stare at Me? 9 Reasons Behind Your Dog Staring

Don't worry—your dog isn't staring at you to make you uncomfortable. It's just trying to communicate with you.

Why Do Dogs Lean on You?

Our dogs lean on us to express themselves, but what exactly are they trying to say? Here, top canine experts...

Why Do Dogs Bury Bones?

Does your dog bury bones in the yard or hide treats and toys under your pillow? Here, experts explain the...

Why Do Dogs Put Their Paws on You?

You talk with your hands. Why shouldn't your dog? We asked canine behaviorists to explain what it really means when...

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Why Do Dogs Like Squeaky Toys?

Dogs go barking mad over the high-pitched peeps and shrieks of certain toys. But why do dogs like squeaky toys so...

215+ Funny Dog Names That Perfectly Capture Your New Pup’s Personality

Chew on these funny dog names to find the best moniker for your playful pup

Why Do Dogs Circle Before Lying Down?

Is your pup channeling his inner wolf or simply getting comfy? To find out, we asked canine behavior experts to...

12 Dog Breeds with Long Noses You’ll Love—No Snout About It

A dog with a long nose isn't just elegant (or asking for snout kisses)—it has a great sense of smell...

40 Dog Quotes That Capture All the Reasons Dogs Are Special

It's well established that dogs are man's best friend. These funny and touching dog quotes will show why.

13 Dogs with Curly Tails That Make Them Even More Adorable

Dogs with curly tails hold a special place in our hearts. What's cuter than these wiggly, waggy coiled tails and...

20 Beautiful White Dog Breeds—and How to Keep Them Clean

Whether you like small dogs, large dogs or dogs somewhere in between, these white dog breeds are guaranteed to make...

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Why Do Dogs Lick You? 4 Reasons a Dog May Lick You

Are dog licks really canine kisses? Here's what to know about why dogs lick.

14 Teddy Bear Dogs That Make the Cutest Companions

These adorable teddy bear dogs look so much like stuffed animals, you'll do a double-take to make sure they're pets,...

Can Dogs See Ghosts? What the Science Says

The answer depends on whether or not you believe in ghosts

How Long Are Dogs Pregnant? When to Expect Adorable Puppies

Whether you have a pregnant dog at home or you’re just curious, here’s what you should know about how long...

Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers? 5 Reasons, According to a Vet

Whiskers aren't just adorable—they also play an important role in your pup's life. Here's everything you need to know about...

Why Do Dogs Bark—and How to Stop a Dog from Barking Too Much

Understanding the reasons why dogs bark can help us meet their needs and reduce unwanted barking, creating a more peaceful...