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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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Can Dogs See in the Dark? All About Dogs and Night Vision

The structure of the eye plays a big part in how well dogs see at night.

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Why Do Dogs Lick Their Paws? 7 Common Reasons

Most dogs can be spotted licking away or even chewing at their feet. Why do dogs lick their paws? It's...


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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass? 7 Common Reasons

Many dogs like to eat grass from time to time. Here’s when it’s cause for concern.


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Do Dogs Cry?

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


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Why Is My Dog Shaking? 8 Possible Reasons

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

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Can Dogs See Color? Learn All About a Dog’s Color Spectrum

Can your pooch even see that yellow tennis ball in the grass? Find out if dogs can see color.


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Why Do Dogs Get the Zoomies?

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

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What Do Dogs Dream About?

Your dog might treat your bed like their own. They might even snore. But do you know what dogs dream...


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Can Dogs See Ghosts? What the Science Says

The answer depends on whether or not you believe in ghosts.


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Dog Depression: 9 Signs Your Dog is Sad

While dogs can't tell you exactly what they're feeling, their behavior says a lot. If your vet has ruled out...


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Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?

This behavior may seem alternately adorable and odd to us, but dogs chase their tails for reasons that are...

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Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere?

Ever get the feeling you're being followed? Odds are, you've got a dog. Here's why your canine companion follows you...


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Why Do Dogs Howl? These Are the Top 7 Reasons

Howling is a verbal clue as to what's really going on with your pup. Here's how to interpret it.


Why Do Dogs Bark?

A certain amount of barking is just part of being a dog. But understanding why dogs bark can help pet...


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Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads? The Answer is Twofold

What does it mean when a dog tilts their head? They're not just trying to look cute! That head tilt...


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What Your Dog’s Facial Expressions Really Mean

No one questions the special bond you have with your furry friend, but do you fully understand everything your pup's...

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Why Does My Dog Stare at Me? Here Are the Reasons Behind All That Eye Contact

Do you feel like you're being...watched? We get to the bottom of why your dog's gaze may linger on you...


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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.


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10 Things Dogs Can Smell That Humans Can’t

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


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10 Signs Your Dog Wants Some Alone Time

Humans aren’t the only ones who need some peace and quiet every now and then.


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13 Warning Signs Your Dog Is in Pain

If you see any of these symptoms in your darling pet, they're an indication you need to send him to...


How to Stop a Puppy from Biting, According to Dog Trainers

If the furry love of your life is treating your fingers like a chew toy, nab these expert tips to...


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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...


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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...

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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?


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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.


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Why Does My Dog Put His Paw on Me?

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


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11 Dog Breeds That Are Less Likely to Bite

While any dog can bite, these breeds usually turn out to be particularly sweet-tempered as long as they're treated right.


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If You See These 11 Behaviors, Your Dog Might Need Obedience Training

A little help can go a long way with everything from poor leash manners to general nervousness—and ensure that your...


8 Calming Treats for Dogs

If your pooch suffers from separation anxiety or noise fears, relieve the stress with these expert-recommended calming treats for dogs.