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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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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...


8 Calming Treats for Dogs

If your pooch suffers from separation anxiety or noise fears, relieve the stress with these expert-recommended calming treats for dogs.


If You See a Dog with a Red Collar, This Is What It Means

Be on the lookout for these color-coded dog accessories.


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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...

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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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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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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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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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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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Can Dogs Be Right- or Left-Pawed?

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


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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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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...


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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—and How Can You Calm Them Down?

The 4th of July isn’t always fun for our four-legged friends. A little understanding about why dogs are afraid 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?