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.

View More in:

Add Filter

Tout icon

Are Cats Nocturnal?

It certainly might seem that way when Kitty is scampering around while you're trying to sleep. But what does the science say?

Tout icon

Why Do Cats Lick You?

We spoke to some animal expurrts to find out.


Tout icon

Why Do Dogs Like Squeaky Toys?

Dogs go barking mad over the high-pitched peeps and shrieks of squeaky toys. If you’ve ever wondered why that darn...


Tout icon

How to Know When Your Dog Is Bored (and What to Do)

Bored dogs can end up having other, more significant behavior problems. Here are some smart ways to keep them engaged...


Tout icon

Should You Let Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed?

Of course your dog is adorable, but does that mean your furry friend should be sleeping in your bed?

Tout icon

Here’s How to Train a Cat to Do 5 Life-Changing Things

Yes! You can train a cat to come on command, use a toilet, and more—and it's all much easier than...


Tout icon

Do Dogs Cry?

Dogs can feel sadness and they have tears, but the two aren't necessarily related.

Tout icon

50 Fun Facts About Dogs

Find out why your dog acts the way he does.


Tout icon

CBD Worked Better Than Antidepressants to Calm My Dog’s Anxiety

It’s not a miracle cure for a dog’s anxiety, but it sure feels like it sometimes.


Tout icon

8 Signs You’re Not Showing Your Dog Enough Affection

Does your pooch need another smooch? Here’s how to tell—and how to demonstrate your love and devotion.


Tout icon

Why Is My Dog Not Eating?

When your pup snubs the food bowl, that's a sign something is amiss. Here's how to figure out what—and fix...

Tout icon

10 Things Dogs Can Smell That Humans Can’t

Dogs are truly heroes—not that you needed any convincing.


Tout icon

Why Does My Cat Have Anxiety?

We hate to break the news to you, but there’s a good chance you’re accidentally stressing out your kitty. Here’s...


Tout icon

What Do Dogs Think About?

Dogs really do have a mind of their own—here are 13 things they think about during the day.


Tout icon

What Your Dog’s Sleeping Position Will Tell You

From your pup's health to their personality, the way they sleep can reveal a lot! Make sure you're paying attention...


Tout icon

Why Do Dogs Like to Bury Bones?

There's a pretty simple reason behind this weird dog habit.

Tout icon

Why Does My Cat Bite Me?

Did your kitty mean to hurt you? Or was it just a playful nip? Here's how to tell the difference.


Tout icon

Why Does My Dog Put His Paw on Me?

You talk with your hands. Why shouldn't your dog?


Tout icon

Do Dogs Have a Sense of Time?

If you've ever wondered how your pup always seems to know when it's time for dinner, you're in the right...


Tout icon

13 Things Shelter Dogs Wish You Knew

If those pups could talk, they would tell you a few important things. Here's what you should know before you...


Tout icon

Why Do Dogs Like Belly Rubs?

If you've ever wondered why dogs like belly rubs, you're not alone. There are a variety of reasons why dogs...


Tout icon

Why Do Dogs Circle Before Lying Down?

Since sleeping dogs "lie," we asked pet experts for the true story.


Tout icon

Why Do Dogs Bring Their Food Somewhere Else to Eat It?

They take their food and comfort very seriously.


Tout icon

14 Things Your Cat Wishes You’d Stop Doing

The cat is finally out of the bag! Get the inside scoop on what's going on inside your feline friend's...

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

Save Up To 84%!

Tout icon

6 Common Dog Training Mistakes You’ll Regret Making

Forget about being a "pack leader" or thinking that treats will spoil your dog. Here, celebrity dog trainer Zak George...


Tout icon

13 Things Your Dog Wishes You’d Stop Doing

Bad human! Be a better pet parent by learning what your pup really thinks and avoiding these all-too-common mistakes.


Tout icon

Why Does My Dog Sigh?

Why does my dog sigh, you ask? Well, it's about time you learned to speak your pup's "sigh language."


13 Super Cute Photos of Baby Birds You Need to See

So fluffy! Backyard birders and nature lovers share their heartwarming encounters with small, fuzzy baby birds.


Tout icon

Why Do Dogs Get the Zoomies?

Contrary to popular opinion, this energetic behavior isn't always a sign of joy.


Tout icon

Can Dogs Be Right- or Left-Pawed?

Yes, there have been studies conducted to figure out paw preference in dogs.