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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This Doggie Daycare Cared for Essential Workers’ Dogs During the Pandemic. Now the Community I...

An act of kindness by a local business owner is being repaid tenfold by the community he serves.

What Happens to Birds in a Hurricane?

Find out how powerful hurricanes impact songbirds, seabirds and more, and learn how you can help in the aftermath.


13 Dramatic Ways Coronavirus Has Impacted Animals Around the World

For better and for worse, the pandemic’s effects are reverberating throughout the animal kingdom.


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15 of the Cutest Baby Animals Born During the Pandemic

This is the type of news the world needs right now.


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Veterinarians Reveal What They Got Asked Most During Quarantine

Telemedicine has helped pet parents address common concerns when they couldn't make it into the office out of safety concerns.

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How to Help Your Pet Cope with Post-Quarantine Separation Anxiety

Dogs can get anxious, too—especially when you leave them home alone for the first time in months.


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35 Funny, Quarantine-Inspired Dog Names That Will Crack You Up

What are you going to name your new pandemic puppy?

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18 Happy Stories of Puppies and Kittens Fostered During Coronavirus

Settle in for some heartwarming "tails" of adorable puppies and kittens who found foster homes (and sometimes forever homes) during the...


25 Jokes the Internet Is Already Making About Murder Hornets

As if a global pandemic wasn't enough, murder hornets are here to make 2020 even worse.


11 Things Coronavirus Has Made People Change About Their Home Lives

Cleaning more, spending less. Cooking more, shopping less. Homes.com compiled data showing how people's home-bound norms have changed during this...


How Coronavirus Is Affecting the World’s Endangered Animals

Humans aren’t the only species we need to worry about right now.

15 Simple Ways to Help Endangered Animals Without Leaving Your Home

Endangered Species Day is May 15—but you can help animals all year round, even while practicing social distancing.


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Animal Shelters Are Clearing Out, but Here’s How You Can Still Foster a Pet

Think you missed the boat on fostering a pet during the pandemic? You haven't! Here's how you can still find...


Here’s What Animals Have Been Up to While Humans Have Been in Quarantine

People are staying inside, but the animals are coming out to explore.


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20 Things Animal Shelters Desperately Need Right Now

Animal shelters and rescues largely depend on the kindness and generosity of animal lovers, especially during the quarantine. These are...


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Everyone, Go Foster a Pet: I Just Did—And It’s the Best Decision I Ever Made

People are stepping up by the thousands to provide temporary homes as animal shelters are forced to close its doors...

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Can Cats Get Coronavirus?

The COVID-19 outbreak is on everyone's minds, but should you also be worried about coronavirus in cats?


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Can Dogs Get Coronavirus?

With pictures of dogs donning face masks popping up in newsfeeds, some pet parents are on edge. But is the...


7 Animals That May Be Extinct After the Australia Wildfires

The Australian bushfires have exacted an enormous, irreversible toll on the country's wildlife.


8 Animals “Discovered” in 2019

Climate change is wreaking havoc on animals the world over, but there's still some good news.


13 Polar Bear Facts You Never Knew

The world's largest four-legged predators are great swimmers, walkers, and hunters, but climate change is rapidly changing their way of...


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...