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.
Here’s Why Reading Aloud Is Good for Your Brain
Reading aloud, even to other adults, yields surprising rewards.
Dog Envy Is a Real Thing—And Here’s How I Got Over It
My neighbor was training a perfectly-behaved pooch while I was struggling with my rambunctious rescue. Here's what the experience taught...
There’s a Python Hidden in This Photo—Can You Spot It?
Just be glad that you don't have a snake in your room.
10 Incredible Benefits of Owning a Pet
As if you needed another reason to love your furry friend, your pet could give you these health-boosting benefits.
GREAT News—Those Funny Cat Videos You Love Are Actually Good for You
As if you needed an excuse to watch those furballs trip over themselves.
Alligator vs. Crocodile? 10 Interesting Animal Distinctions You Used to Know
Yep, there's an actual difference between a rabbit and a hare. Read this and let those middle school biology class...
Here’s What Your Favorite Dog Breed Says About Your Personality
Can't imagine life without a Labrador, or obsessed with your French Bulldog? Here's what studies and experts say your favorite...
This Photo Can Predict If You’re a Cat or Dog Lover
Do you have a preference? This photo will tell you!
The Scientific Reason Why Your Dog Is Helping You Live Longer
All the more reason to give Fido some extra love today.
The 15 Best Things That Happened in 2017
2017 wasn't all bad! Here are some amazing feel-good stories from all throughout this year that'll lift your spirits. Keep...
Good News: Talking to Your Pet Means You’re Smart!
Don’t worry; you’re not weird if you ask your dog how their day was.
These Stunning Photos Capture the Beauty of Living on a Farm
Readers sent us almost 2,000 submissions, and picking the grand prize and category winners wasn’t easy. Here are those photos...
Why Hundreds of Teens Are Turning to This Farm for a Better Life
In this organization, horseback riding is more than just a pastime; it's a chance to change your life.
Who Sleeps More: You or These Adorable Animals?
According to the National Sleep Foundation, the average human adult needs 7-9 hours of sleep every night. How do our...
Helping a Baby Lamb Come Into the World Taught This Woman an Incredibly Valuable Life Lesson
Now she's trying to teach her kids the powerful lesson she learned years ago at lambing time.
A Small-Town Preacher Desperately Wanted 2 Ponies for His Horse-Crazy Daughters. His Neighbors’ Gene...
The girls had no idea what really went on behind the scenes.
A Story About Pretty Girl, the Stray Dog We Couldn’t Give Up On
Never give up on anything, least of all a dog.
10 Jane Goodall Quotes That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity
Jane Goodall's wise words about peace, evolution, and nature will warm your heart and enlighten your mind.
Memorable Pets for Alzheimer’s Patients
My beloved grandma Lil succumbed to ever-worsening dementia before she passed away from heart failure at age 90. Yet even
In Zoo News: Chimp Thinks Like Human
Santino, a feisty male chimpanzee at the Furuvik Zoo in Sweden, is known for throwing rocks at zoo-goers who ogle