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Pets & Animals - Dogs

Do you have a good boy or girl, and want to know how to take the best possible care of them? Or do you just love doggos? Here’s everything you could want to know about man’s best friend.

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Here’s Why Amazon “Employs” Thousands of Dogs

Yes, the dogs that appear on Amazon's error pages are real dogs—and they're an important part of Amazon's company culture!

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28 Ways Your Pet Is Trying to Say “I Love You”

They may not be able to speak but that doesn't mean they can't tell you how much they care about...

This Dog Fell Off an 800-Foot Cliff—Weeks Later, He Was Found Alive

On a run in the 
Rocky Mountains, Eric Wagenknecht's dog, Merle, 
fell and was injured beyond hope. But he wasn’t...

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53 Mistakes Every Dog Owner Makes

Bad human! No!! Stopping rubbing your dog's nose in their poop! It just confuses them and smears it all over...

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These Major Restaurants Have Secret Menus for Dogs

The restaurant world is a lot more pet-friendly than you'd think. Just be sure to consult your vet before feeding...

15 Things Dog Shelters Need You to Know

When you're looking for your new best friend, staffers and volunteers at dog shelters can help.

10 Shockingly Common Dog Dangers in Your Own Backyard

Are you sure your backyard is perfectly safe for your pooch? Fix these every day, surprising dangers and turn your...

Two Bikers Discovered an Abandoned Dog—What They Did Next Saved His Life

When Jarrett Little and Chris Dixon were biking outside of town, they saw something they weren't expecting to see: a...

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If Your Dog Is This Color, It Could Live Longer

Some dogs live longer than others, and the genetic reason will surprise you.

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9 Unexpected Things That Trigger Dog Anxiety

Wondering why your dog’s been chewing the furniture, barking, or going potty in the house recently? It could be anxiety.

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15 Training Secrets Dog Trainers Won’t Tell You for Free

Our lovable, furry companions can be mischievous and naughty at times. The knee-jerk reaction is to shout "No!" or "Bad...

11 Symptoms of Dog Arthritis Every Pet Owner Should Know

Humans aren’t the only ones who can get arthritis—but they are the only ones who can voice it. Watch out...

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21 Vintage Photos (and Paintings) of Royal Dogs Throughout History

It's not just Queen Elizabeth II that adores her doggies. Throughout history, members of the British royal family have had...

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13 Signs You Should Think Twice Before Adopting That Shelter Dog

You need love, that dog needs love… What could go wrong? Lots. Don't judge shelter dogs by their looks and...

15 Questions You Need to Ask Before Adopting a Shelter Dog

Ask yourself and the shelter these expert-verified questions to help make your adoption process as seamless and smooth as possible—for...

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15 Weird Dog Laws You Didn’t Know Existed in America

Your pup feels like part of the family, but alas, the law considers him "property," which explains how any of...

These Are the Pet Combinations That Are Most Likely to Hate Each Other

Just like humans, animals have their own unique personalities. When you pair two different species together it can be harmonious—or...

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20 Things to Consider Before Adopting a Dog from a Shelter

Make safety a priority for yourself, your family, and your new rescue dog with these simple tips.

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11 Tear-Jerking Stories of Rescue Dogs That Found the Homes They Deserve

Every adoption story has the potential to make you believe in the good in people right when you're ready to...

9 Tips for Keeping Your Pet Safe During a Natural Disaster

You might be ready to evacuate your family, but have you prepared a pet-safety plan? Keep your furry friends out...

8 Diseases You Didn’t Know You Could Spread to Your Dog

Who's the first one to come to your side when you're feeling sad or sick? It's probably your sweet pup...

13 Signs You Hired a Bad Pet Sitter

Has your dog become a food snob? Is your cat suddenly glued to your side? Not all pet sitters are...

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The Food That Could Give Your Dog Heart Disease

Dog foods these days come in grain-free, gluten-free, plant-based, and even vegan varieties, but that boutique kibble may not be...

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17 Things You Never Knew About Your Cat

Find out why your cat acts the way he does.

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This Is What Dog and Cat Years Really Mean

Is the common belief that one dog year equals seven human years actually true?

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11 Superpowers All Dogs Have That Prove They’re Cooler Than Humans

If being adorable counts as a superpower, make that 12.

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26 Secrets Pet Groomers Wish They Could Tell You

Think all we do is sit around and play with cute puppies? Think again.