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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 Dogs Bark—and How to Stop a Dog from Barking Too Much

Understanding the reasons why dogs bark can help us meet their needs and reduce unwanted barking, creating a more peaceful home for humans and pups alike

15 Dogs That Look Like Bears You’ll Want to Cuddle ASAP

We don't blame you for wanting to give a big bear hug to these adorable dogs that look like bears

24 Lovable Mixed-Breed Dogs You’ll Want to Bring Home

When peanut butter collided with chocolate, it was a good thing. The same is true for these mixed-breed dogs, all...

31 Toy Dog Breeds That Stay Puppy-Sized Forever

These toy dog breeds keep their adorable puppy looks their entire lives. Which sweet one will you bring home?

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15 Wire-Haired Dog Breeds to Make Part of Your Family

Sure, wire-haired dogs may have a coarse coat, but these soft-hearted breeds make great additions to your family

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14 Adorable Brindle Dog Breeds You Need to Know

Sometimes called tiger-striped dogs, these brindle breeds have some of the most uniquely colored coats in all the animal kingdom

16 Long-Haired Dog Breeds with Enviable Flowing Locks

These long-haired dogs may be high maintenance, but they're worth the extra effort. Best of all, most are surprisingly light...

30 Facts About Dogs That Will Change the Way You See Your Pup

You know that dogs are amazing—but did you also know how fascinating they are? These facts about dogs will give...

15 Teacup Dog Breeds That Are Tiny and Adorable

These teeny-tiny teacup dogs are too cute for their own good! But there's a lot you should know about these...

13 Polite Habits Pet Groomers Dislike—and What to Do Instead

Your intentions may be good, but pet groomers would prefer you ditch these "polite" habits. Here's what the professionals have...

57 Dog Jokes That Will Leave You Laughing—and Begging for More

We had a few jokes about unemployed dogs, but none of them worked. These dog jokes, however, are guaranteed to...

21 Loyal Guard Dog Breeds That Will Help Protect Your Family

These guard dogs won't only make you feel safe—they make great companions too

12 Dogs with Floppy Ears That Are Irresistibly Cute

Basset hounds and beagles are only just the beginning when it comes to lovable dogs with floppy ears

14 Black-and-White Dog Breeds That Are Too Cute to Ignore

Want to bring home a black-and-white dog? Top canine experts explain whether these pooches sporting the classic color combo will...

15 Russian Dog Breeds with Impressive Histories

From tiny terriers to powerful protectors, these Russian dog breeds are both adorable and impressive. Learn about their ancient origins...

23 Lovable Black Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

Black dogs come in all shapes and sizes—and beyond their striking coloring they have one thing in common: they're all...

10 Adorable Dog Breeds with Beautiful Green Eyes

Green-eyed dogs are rare, but these breeds are most likely to have gorgeous green peepers

13 Dogs with Blue Eyes That Are Stunning

These beautiful dogs with blue eyes are almost always the result of a happy genetic accident that became a desired...

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24 Fluffy Dog Breeds with Cloud-Like Coats

If your idea of the perfect dog involves lots of fluff and puff, take a look at these fluffy dog...

Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere?

Does your dog follow you from room to room? Every wonder why they're so clingy? Let's explore the reasons your...

21 Dogs That Get Along with Cats

Despite the classic idiom "fighting like cats and dogs" there are many dogs that are good with cats

Why Do Dogs Lick Their Paws? 8 Common Reasons and How to Stop It

When your dog suddenly becomes obsessed with licking his paws, you should definitely pay attention

11 Least-Aggressive Dog Breeds That Make Friendly Family Pets

All dogs can be good dogs, but these loveable breeds are among the friendliest, least-aggressive pups you can welcome into...

15 Low-Maintenance Dogs for Busy People

Dog ownership takes dedication, but some pups require less work than others. These low-maintenance dogs are ideal for busy families...

Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails? 8 Reasons for This Behavior

This behavior may seem alternately adorable and strange to us, but dogs have very good reasons why they chase their...

How Do I Know If My Dog Is Happy? 12 Signs of a Happy Dog

Want to know if your dog is happy? Exhibiting these behaviors on a regular basis is a good thing!

Why Do Dogs Howl? 6 Top Reasons Your Dog Howls

Howling is a verbal clue as to what's really going on with your pup. Here, experts explain why dogs howl—and...

Why Do Dogs Sniff Your Crotch? Experts Explain This Awkward Canine Behavior

It may be awkward or majorly embarrassing, but there's a perfectly normal reason why dogs sniff your crotch