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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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Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

It's usually not a big deal for your cat to nibble on grass, but if they're doing it excessively, you may want to call the vet.

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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 Cats Meow? These Are the Top 6 Reasons

Cat noises are a form of communication. Here's what it means when your kitty meows.


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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 Cats Wag Their Tails?

Decode the meaning behind your cat's wagging tail.

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 Cats Knead? An Explanation of the Weird Habit

Not all cats knead the same way, but there is a surprising reason behind this feline quirk.


Why Do Cats Rub Against You? The Reasons Behind This Behavior

From scratching the furniture to swishing their tails, cats' body language can be tough to decipher. We spoke to a...


Why Do Cats Chirp? The Reasons Behind This Cute Sound

We all know that cats purr, hiss, and meow, but have you ever wondered what's behind this bird-like noise?


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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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Are Cats Nocturnal?

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


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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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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...


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19 Things Your Dog Actually Wants from You

Think your dog lives for nose smooches and belly rubs? Not even close. Here's what your dogs really, really enjoy...


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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...