Pets & Animals

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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8 Signs Your Dog Could Have Dementia

Dementia isn't just a people problem: Veterinarians explain how to spot dog dementia and what you can to do help...


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Here’s Why Dogs Kick Up Your Lawn After They Pee

Yes, there's a reason why the dog is scratching up your lawn!


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15 Dog Park Etiquette Rules You Should Never Break

There's no better place than a dog park for exercise and socialization. Follow these guidelines to make sure the experience...


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This Is Why Your Dog Is Afraid of Vacuum Cleaners

Ever wonder why your dog immediately starts barking when you turn the vacuum on? There's actually a few specific reasons...


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This Is Why Your Dog Likes to Eat Its Poop

Or other dog poop, for that matter.


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Why Do Dogs Pant? 9 Reasons Your Dog Is Panting

Pet experts reveal why your dog is breathing heavily and when you should worry.


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53 Mistakes Every Dog Owner Makes

Bad human! No!! Stopping rubbing your dog's nose in their poop! It just confuses them and smears it all over...


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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...

How to Relieve Your Pet’s Separation Anxiety During the Holidays

The holidays are festive for humans, but for animals they can be full of anxiety. Make sure to manage your...


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9 Unexpected Things That Trigger Dog Anxiety

Wondering why your dog’s been chewing the furniture, barking, or going potty in the house recently? It could be anxiety.


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What Your Dog’s Facial Expressions Really Mean

No one questions the special bond you have with your furry best friend, but do you fully understand everything your...


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15 Training Secrets Dog Trainers Won’t Tell You for Free

Our lovable, furry companions can be mischievous and naughty at times. The knee-jerk reaction is to shout "No!" or "Bad...


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13 Signs You Should Think Twice Before Adopting That Shelter Dog

You need love, that dog needs love… What could go wrong? Lots. Don't judge shelter dogs by their looks and...


13 Signs You Hired a Bad Pet Sitter

Has your dog become a food snob? Is your cat suddenly glued to your side? Not all pet sitters are...


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15 Signs Your Dog Is Secretly Mad at You

No, they won't slam doors or yell at you, but there are definite indicators that your pooch is angry with...


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16 Ways Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think

When it comes to intelligence, dogs are at the head of the class.


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The Most Soothing Music for Dogs Is NOT Classical

Helping your canine friend unwind begins with what you're listening to on the radio.


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The Most Important Factor in Choosing a Dog (Hint: It’s Not Breed)

A dog’s energy level is the single most important factor to consider when choosing a dog, says celebrity dog trainer...


6 Secrets for a Well-Behaved Pet

Is your pet's bad behavior driving you crazy? Here's how to fix six common problems.