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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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25 Large Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

These lovable and adorable large dog breeds tip the scales at 100 pounds or more. That's a whole lotta love!

13 Adorably Wrinkled Bulldog Breeds (and How to Tell Them Apart)

Eight experts explain the difference between bulldog breeds—along with health, trainability and behavior considerations. Read up before deciding which dog...

13 Dogs with Big Ears That Are Next-Level Adorable

All of our furry friends are cute, but dogs with big ears are extra adorable. Find out what else makes...

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8 Lovable Dogs with Short Legs

These petite-size pups with short legs pack a major dose of cuteness

20 Adorable Dogs with Pointy Ears You Need to See

There’s no doubt about it: Dogs with pointy ears are absolutely ear-isistible! But those expressive ears also have a purpose,...

40 Medium-Sized Dog Breeds to Fit Any Family

Which one of these medium-sized dogs suits your lifestyle best?

25 Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed (That Much)

Keep the fur off your furniture (and you) by adopting one of these dogs that don't shed

18 of the Fastest Dog Breeds in the World

Blink and you might miss them. These fastest dog breeds are lightning-fast!

The 15 Cheapest Dog Breeds for Budget-Conscious Pet Lovers

The cheapest dog breeds happen to be some of the cutest pups around. Which will you bring home?

50 Cutest Dog Breeds You’ll Ever See

Prepare for cuteness overload! The cutest dog breeds will make you want to get a dog ASAP.

Are Pit Bulls Dangerous? Experts Set the Record Straight on These Lovable Dogs

These lovable dogs get a bad rap, but are pit bulls dangerous? Veterinarians and canine behaviorists set the record straight,...

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The Best Pet for You, Based on Your Zodiac

When choosing your new BFF, find out which pet best matches your energy.

13 German Dog Breeds That Make Great Companions

German shepherds, schnauzers and pint-size Pomeranians are only a few of the German dog breeds that make excellent pets

10 Energetic Australian Dog Breeds to Add to Your Family

From the hardworking Australian cattle dog to the jack-of-all-trades koolie, these Australian dog breeds make prime companions

12 Ugly Dogs That Will Win Your Heart

Not every dog has a perfectly groomed and fluffy coat, but even ugly dogs are adorable—and make the perfect addition...

12 Chinese Dog Breeds and Their Fascinating Histories

Dogs were first domesticated in China thousands of years ago, giving these Chinese dog breeds some truly impressive backstories

12 Handsome Italian Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

Large or small, these Italian dog breeds make their country proud with their good looks, keen sense of style and...

8 Cat Scratching Posts to Keep Claws Off Your Furniture

Cats scratch to stay physically and emotionally healthy. Choose one of these cat-tested and pet-parent-approved cat scratching posts to keep...

Pet-Friendly Hotels in America That Will Welcome Your Furry Friends

These pet-friendly hotel chains and dog-friendly boutique hotels around the country are real treats for you and your four-legged friends!

20 Most Loyal Dog Breeds That Will Always Be by Your Side

The most loyal dog breeds remind us why dogs are known as man's best friend

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17 Calm Dog Breeds with Easygoing Personalities

These adorable and lovable calm dog breeds fit right in with singles, couples or families who are looking for a...

18 Smartest Dog Breeds, Ranked for Intelligence

Your pup is one smart cookie, but is it among the most intelligent dog breeds? Find out with our science-backed...

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18 Quiet Dogs That Don’t Bark (Too Much)

Looking for a dog that keeps its bark on the quieter side? Animal behaviorists say these quiet dog breeds could...

9 Hairless Dog Breeds That Are Bald and Beautiful

Hairless dogs might look weird, but people have loved them—and even worshipped them—since ancient times

15 Extinct Dog Breeds You Never Knew Existed

It’s not just exotic animals that become endangered and disappear. These extinct dog breeds once roamed the Earth as man’s...

20 Lazy Dogs That Are Expert Nappers

Looking for a dog that prefers snuggle time over leash time? These adorable lazy dogs understand the value of an...

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What Do Dogs Dream About?

Your dog might treat your bed like their own. They might even snore. But do you know what dogs dream...

How Many Breeds of Dogs Are There in the World?

The number of dog breeds worldwide isn't straightforward, so let’s put it this way: It’ll be a while before you...

15 Best Dogs for First-Time Owners

Are you a newbie to pup parenthood? These easy-going breeds are the best dogs for first-time owners.