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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    Hero Pets

    At 150 pounds, Dasiey the pig is no pushover. When an escaped dog charged at her beloved owner Jordan, she


    Your Dog: The Perfect Workout Partner

    The best fitness tool may be your beagle's leash, say Northwestern University docs.


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    Wild Animal Sanctuary

    Some 25,000 wild animals live in captivity outside U.S. zoos, many horribly abused.


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    Best Animal Instinct

    The Fall Danelle Ballengee opened the truck’s door, and Taz jumped out, wagging his tail. Today they were going to


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    Doggie Training Dos and Don’ts

    Cesar Millan, the Dog Whisperer, is a canine shrink with an uncanny ability to turn even the most aggressive pooch


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    Pet Odor 101

    We love our cats and dogs, but hate cleaning up after them. Don Aslett, author of the new Pet Clean-Up


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    Keep Pets Calm In a Storm

    Thunder rumbles, and your pooch cowers under the kitchen table. How can you help? Pets take their cues from us,


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    Insect Repellent for Pets

    You slather your kids with insect repellent before they go outside, but what about your pets? Dogs and cats can

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    True Stories of Hero Pets

    These lifesaving pets will amaze and inspire you!


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    Keep Your Pets Safe This Holiday Season

    Before you deck your halls, think of your pet — many festive touches can be dangerous. “Our cat ate baby


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    5 New Holiday Fashions for Your Pet

    From festive Santa bandanas to red and green collars -- stylish accessories to get your pooch in vogue for the...


    A Clean House with Pets: 4 Tips

    Worried about pets making a mess, keep you home clean with these easy tips.


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    More Hero Pets

    Whether they help us through an emotionally difficult time or physically rescue us, pets can be not only our best


    What to Do If Your Pet Is Missing

    Discovering your pet is missing is a traumatic, frightening, and nerve-wracking experience you never want to even think about—but you...


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    4 Ways to De-Fat Your Cat

    If your dog starts packing on the pounds, you take him for walks to get him moving. With cats, it’s