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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The 12 Most Famous Cats in Pop Culture History

From Garfield to Grumpy Cat to Choupette...cats have long starred in pages of our favorite books, movies, and more.

World Environment Day: Dire Warnings Nature Is Trying to Give Us

If you think raging fires, polluted oceans, and animal die-off don’t directly affect you, you’d be wrong. We got...


4 Canine Actors That Made More Money Than Humans

Sure, it pays well to be an Instagram-famous dog today—but these beloved dogs of Old Hollywood also earned some serious...


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The Most Famous Movie Dog the Decade You Were Born

Around the time you were born, were canine cinephiles sending fan mail to Rin Tin Tin, weeping over Old Yeller,...


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13 Funniest Things Caught on Pet Cams

Our furry friends do the darndest things—particularly when they think we're not watching.

10 Famous Groundhogs Besides Punxsutawney Phil

Let's give a round of applause for the other little guys who aim to predict the arrival of spring.


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13 Facts About the Westminster Dog Show

Everything you never realized you wanted to know about the famous canine competition and its posh purebreds.

How Many Cheetahs Are Left in the World?

December 4th marks International Cheetah Day, reminding us to help protect the world's fastest land animal—the most threatened of the...


This Is the Only Animal That Terrified Steve Irwin

The late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin always appeared game for any wild encounter, but even he had a foe in...


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The 13 Most Famous Horses in Kentucky Derby History

Put on your most fabulous hat and grab a mint julep, it's time to head to the races! These are...


My Dog Had a Secret Life I Never Knew About

Years after his hunting dog disappeared, the author learns the truth about his companion’s fate.

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The Most Important Factor in Choosing a Dog (Hint: It’s Not Breed)

A dog’s energy level is the single most important factor to consider when choosing a dog, says celebrity dog trainer...


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Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: Photos of Adorable Dogs and Their Quirky Owners

Behind the scenes at one of the most famous dog shows in the world.