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 24 Best Dog Puzzle Toys for Bored Dogs

Banish boredom from your dog's life with these clever puzzle toys. Your pooch will be mentally stimulated, physically active, and a lot less likely to destroy your home.

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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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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...


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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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Do Dogs Cry?

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

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50 Fun Facts About Dogs

Find out why your dog acts the way he does.


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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.

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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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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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10 Things Dogs Can Smell That Humans Can’t

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


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What Do Dogs Think About?

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

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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...


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Why Do Dogs Like to Bury Bones?

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


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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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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...


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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...

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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...


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Why Do Dogs Circle Before Lying Down?

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


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

They take their food and comfort very seriously.


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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...


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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 Sigh?

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


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Why Do Dogs Get the Zoomies?

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


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Can Dogs Be Right- or Left-Pawed?

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

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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...


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Why Do Dogs Drool?

Wet, slimy drool is the enemy of almost every dog owner, but there is actually a reason behind the slobbery...


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Why Do Dogs Eat Dirt?

Wondering why your pup prefers dirt to dog food? Here's the real reason why dogs eat dirt—hint: it's not because...


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Why Do Dogs Lick Their Paws?

Most dogs can be spotted licking away—or even chewing—at their feet. Is it a reason to worry? Sometimes. Here's what...


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14 Rude Habits Dog Owners Need to Stop ASAP

Number one is not picking up your doggo's poop—here's what you need to know beyond the basics.


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How Male and Female Dogs Are Different

We're inclined to think of female dogs as sweet and cuddly and male dogs as territorial and protective. However, you...