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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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."

13 Super Cute Photos of Baby Birds You Need to See

So fluffy! Backyard birders and nature lovers share their heartwarming encounters with small, fuzzy baby birds.

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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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Why Do Dogs Seem to Hate the Mailman?

Some people might strike up a conversation with their mailperson, but most dogs don't react in the same pleasant way....

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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...

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Why Do Dogs Freak Out During Thunderstorms?

If your dog sprints to hide under your bed the second they hear a rumble of thunder in the distance,...

Why Are Dogs So Scared of Fireworks?

The Fourth of July isn’t always fun for our four-legged friends. But a little understanding and the right type of...

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Why Does My Dog Lick My Feet?

If you can't be around your dog without socks on to keep them from licking, you've probably wondered "Why does...

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Why Do Dogs Chase Cats?

If your dog won't stop chasing cats (or other small animals), what should you do?

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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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Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?

Yes, your pet is perfectly aware that its tail is part of its body.

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Why Do Dogs Lean on You?

Should you be worried if your pup leans on you?

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14 Ways Your Dog May Be Asking for Help

Listen up, pet parents: Your fur baby is trying to tell you something important!

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Why Do Dogs Yawn So Much?

Is your pup just worn out, or is there something more behind it?

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This Is Why Dogs Spin Around Before They Poop

Your dog's internal compass could be guiding it.

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12 Products That Could Help Your Dog’s Anxiety

Got a dog who's always jittery, barking, or aggressively chewing out of nervousness? These calming products can provide some much-needed...

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My Dog Wouldn’t Stop Chewing on Everything—Until I Tried Himalayan Cheese Sticks

We spent nearly $1,000 on toys and treats to curb Lulu's habit—and couldn't believe we found a $10 solution.

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Should you be worried if your pup likes to munch on your lawn?

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Why Is My Dog Shaking?

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

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This Is Why Your Dog Follows You to the Bathroom

Ever get the feeling you're being followed? Then odds are, you've got a dog. As for why your canine companion...