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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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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...


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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Why Do Cats Lick You? Experts Offer 6 Possible Reasons

Ever wondered why cats lick you? There are several reasons why they do, but have no fear! They're mostly cute...


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Can Cats See in the Dark?

Get the cat's-eye view on how your kitty's unique pupils help them navigate in the dark.


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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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Here’s How to Train a Cat to Do 5 Life-Changing Things

Yes! You can train a cat to come on command, use a toilet, and more—and it's all much easier than...


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52 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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Why Does My Cat Bite Me?

Did your kitty mean to hurt you? Or was it just a playful nip? Here's how to tell the difference.


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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."


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.