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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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    5 Ideas for Pet-Friendly Floors

    Pet owners don't have to settle for stained and trampled carpets or scratched up wood floors. Learn how your pooch...


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    Picking the Right Dog for You

    Don't wind up with a Fido that's a no-go. Find your perfect match, whether you want a dog that loves...


    Hero Pet of the Year

    Meet five families whose pets literally saved lives.


    How To Use Ladybugs in Your Garden

    These cute little bugs will have your garden growing better than ever.


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    The Most Famous First Pets to Live in the White House

    Dogs and cats have lived at the White House during many presidential terms. So have exotic birds, a flock of...


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    7 Steps to Finding the Perfect Dog

    1. Decide on horsepower. The biggest mistake people make is selecting a dog without considering its energy level. There are


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    The Cat Who Could Predict Death

    He was just an ordinary black-and-white tabby, adopted from an animal shelter. Oscar was one of six cats that lived


    Father Kills Bear to Save Son

    Just a few more steps, a few … more … steps. Crouched in a thick stand of pines above the

    Meet 5 Hero Pets

    These pets made their owners proud.


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    12 Funny Cat Cartoons

    Funny felines are the star of these hilarious cartoons showcasing the easy life of cats.


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    Cute Friend Quotes Between Cats and Dogs

    Who says cats and dogs can't get along? These readers' pictures prove Fido and Fluffy can be best friends, too.


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    Shark! How One Surfer Survived an Attack

    Silver fog blanketed California’s Monterey Bay on a late August morning last year. For Todd Endris, it was a perfect


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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


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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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    True Stories of Hero Pets

    These lifesaving pets will amaze and inspire you!


    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...


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

    In good times and bad. In sickness and health. For richer or poorer. These loyal dogs have taken a vow...


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    13 Best Dog Harnesses for Every Kind of Dog

    Can’t get your pup to stop pulling on walks? These products are absolute game changers.