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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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10 of the Healthiest Dog Breeds

With longer lifespans and a lower risk for illness, these pups are prone to living a happy, healthy life.


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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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Are Cats Nocturnal? Your Cat’s Overnight Activity, Explained

It certainly might seem that way when Kitty is scampering around while you're trying to sleep. But what does the...


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When a Cryptic Stranger Lurked Toward Their Owner, These Mild-Mannered Dogs Sprang Into Guard Mode

The normally affectionate pair weren’t going to let anyone threaten their pack.


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15 Lazy Dog Breeds That Are Expert Nappers

Looking for a dog who values snuggle time over leash time? Consider these adorably lazy breeds who understand the value...


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13 Warning Signs Your Dog Is in Pain

If you see any of these symptoms in your darling pet, they're an indication you need to send him to...


How to Stop a Puppy from Biting, According to Dog Trainers

If the furry love of your life is treating your fingers like a chew toy, nab these expert tips to...


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Why Do Dogs Like Squeaky Toys?

Dogs go barking mad over the high-pitched peeps and shrieks of squeaky toys. If you’ve ever wondered why that darn...

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Why Is My Dog Not Eating?

When your pup snubs the food bowl, that's a sign something is amiss. Here's how to figure out what—and fix...


The Stray Cat Who Brought Home a Stray Cat

People used to say that during the Great Depression, the needy would mark the doors of sympathetic households. I believe...


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Should You Let Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed?

Of course your dog is adorable, but does that mean your furry friend should be sleeping in your bed?


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This Is the Dog Breed That’s Most Compatible with Your Zodiac Sign

Best friendships are made when each sign adopts a dog to match their personality. Here's what to know about the...


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10 Things Your Dog Should Be Doing Every Single Day

Ensuring your dog sticks to his or her regularly programmed schedule is important, but what, exactly, should they be doing...


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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.


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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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22 Black Cat Breeds You’ll Want to Adopt

They’re not just for Halloween! Black cats are adorable in all seasons.


Meet the Women Who Catch Python Snakes in the Everglades Every Night

Invasive Burmese pythons are squeezing the life out of the Everglades. An unlikely sisterhood of the swamp is taking...


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The Story of an Adopted Pet Dog Who Adopted His Own Pet Dog

Whoobie loved his owner so much, he thought it might be fun to have a little pet of his own.


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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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My Favorite Neighbor Was a Golden Retriever

Jersey Girl wasn’t technically Karen Dickson’s dog, but their bond was nothing short of spectacular.


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10 Cats That Look Just Like Tigers

Get ready to do a double-take with these house cats that look like they belong in the wild.


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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...


Getting Rid of Dog Hair In My Home Seemed Impossible—Until I Tried the ChomChom Roller

We tested this pet hair removal product with more than 110,000 reviews on Amazon. Here's why it's totally worth the...


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The 18 Smartest Dog Breeds

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