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Why is my cat suddenly scared of everything? You better read about the possible reasons

A lot of cats can startle easily, but sometimes cat owners find that felines are suddenly scared of just about everything. Here are some potential causes.
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Video: Dog gets distracted chasing shadows (but this habit can be dangerous)

A red and white Shiba Inu jumps through the snow in a fenced backyard

Is it safe to keep dogs outside in winter? You’d better follow these guidelines

Here’s how to stop a cat from spraying in 6 simple steps

What causes dog warts and how can you prevent them? We have the answers

Why black Labrador retrievers are the perfect family dogs

Are bubbles in a fish tank a problem? They just might be

How to litter train a rabbit in 6 simple steps

What’s so special about black Bengal cats? 6 characteristics that will wow you

Dog splooting is super adorable, but it can also be something to worry about

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9 Boston terrier facts to know before you bring one into your life

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Try these tips for keeping the cat out of the Christmas tree this year

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How to clean your dog’s ears: A step-by-step guide every pet parent should read

Knowing how to clean a dog’s ears should be required learning for pet parents. Yet, often, it’s not. Here's a guide on the process.
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How long do kittens sleep? How to encourage yours to sleep through the night

Is there anything cuter than a kitten sleeping? Kitties are incredibly active, but you can train them to sleep through the night. Here's how.
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The ultimate guide to aquarium decorations for the coolest fish tank ever

Making your own aquarium decorations is fun. Our guide to DIY aquarium decor helps you create a safe and distinctive environment for your fish.
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Is your old dog having breathing problems? Here’s what might be going on

As dogs get older, sometimes they develop new health conditions. Here's when to be concerned about your senior dog's breathing problems.
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Does your cat have ear mites? How to tell (and what you can do about it)

Here's how to figure out if your cat has ear mites and what you can do to help your furry friend if they have them.
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The pros and cons of parenting a Frenchie if you wonder ‘are French bulldogs good pets?’

There are pros and cons of owning a French bulldog as a family pet, so make sure to do your research before adding a new member to your household.
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Why is my cat shedding so much? 3 surprising things that could be causing it

If your cat sheds a lot, there could be a surprising reason behind it. Here are the top three causes, plus some simple steps you can take to reduce it.
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How much exercise does a German Shepherd need? 4 warning signs they want more activity

Exercising your German shepherd is necessary for their health and happiness, but how do you know when your dog is getting enough activity?
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These are the Thanksgiving foods your cat can eat safely

Here are foods that are safe to share with your cat this Thanksgiving holiday.
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Cat sleeping on back? The position may look funny, but it’s actually good news for cat parents

Cats can get themselves into plenty of interesting positions. Is a cat sleeping on their back concerning? Here's everything you need to know.
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Can dogs eat turkey? Be careful this Thanksgiving

Here's what you need to know about sharing turkey and other food with your dog on Thanksgiving.
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Are tennis balls bad for dogs? Here’s what you want to know before your next game of fetch

Before giving your dog a tennis ball to play with, take these factors into consideration. There may be silent dangers you don't see coming.
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Video: This dog that sings the Star Wars theme is totally adorable

There's nothing funnier than watching a singing dog chirp along to the music. But why do dogs sing? Here's the secret behind this viral phenomenon.
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8 amazing reasons to be thankful for your cat this Thanksgiving (and every one to follow)

Our kitties give us so much. Here are a few reasons to be thankful for your cat this Thanksgiving (and every day) and ways to show him.
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8 reasons you should be so grateful for your dog this Thanksgiving

Though there are a million reasons to be thankful for your dog, here are a few to be especially grateful for this Thanksgiving.
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Everything you need to know about munchkin cats: Some facts may surprise you

Here's a closer look at everything you should know before getting a munchkin cat, including the cost, life span, and personality.
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Protect your kitty and home: Top tips for choosing the best cat gate for your feline friend

Gates may seem like a terrible idea for your high-jumping feline friend, but they can help. Here's what you need to know and how to find the best cat gate.
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Can dogs eat sweet potatoes? Find out if this is a healthy snack for pups

Ever wondered if dogs can eat sweet potatoes? We walk you through how much they can eat and how to prepare them properly for your canine.
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Is incense bad for cats? 4 important things to consider before using it in your home

Is incense bad for cats? Do you love the smell of it but worry about the potential for harming your feline friend? This is everything you should consider.
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Why is your aquarium water green? Follow these steps to get your water clear again

Is your aquarium water turning green? Here's the reason why, and the steps you can take to treat it and keep it from coming back.
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Do puppies sleep a lot? These are the perfectly normal sleeping habits of a healthy pup

Do puppies sleep a lot? Sleep is an essential element of human and canine development. Make sure you and your dog are rested for all that life has to offer.
A black and white cat sprawls out beside a blue litter box with a pile of litter on the floor

Why your cat is peeing everywhere (and what to do about it)

There are reasons why your cat might be peeing everywhere. Take a look at the possibilities and find out what you can do about it.
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Why is my dog’s nose warm? When it’s OK and when to see the vet

Does your pup's nose feel hot? These are the factors that cause his nose to be warm, including the ones that should make you worry.
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6 effective tips to stop dogs from leash pulling

Does your dog pull on his leash? These are the steps you should follow to make your walks more fun for the both of you.
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How can you tell how old a dog is? Easy ways to figure it out

Use these tips to figure out the age of your dog when you aren't sure.
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Why do cats stick out their tongues? Here are several surprising (and mostly harmless) reasons

There are a few potential causes behind cats sticking out their tongues and for your cat's funny-looking, tongue-half-out appearance.
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When do kittens open their eyes? This is what happens if they do it too early

Here's when you can expect your kitten to open their eyes.
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Is your fish tank for bettas too small? Here’s are the do’s and don’ts of betta care

Looking for the perfect betta fish tank setup? Follow these do's and don'ts to keep your betta happy and healthy
A beige dog licking his lips beside a woman working on a laptop

Why do dogs lick their lips? This is when you should be worried

Dogs can lick their lips for a lot of reasons. This is what you should know.
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Video: Dog drinking water proves it’s the most polite pup in the world

This video features a dog who laps up water in a refined, dignified sort of way and then — at their pet parent’s command — wipes their face on the nearby towel.
Golden retriever sleeping in bed with owner

How many hours a day do dogs sleep? It depends on age and breed

If your dog sleeps a lot, you might be wondering whether something is wrong. We walk you through how much your pup should sleep.
An American bulldog with tongue out standing in grass

Debunking the 5 most common myths about the American bulldog

American bulldogs are sweet, loyal, and loving dogs. They also have unique needs. Separate American bulldog fact from fiction.
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Wondering why cats chirp? Fascinating reasons why your cat chirps at birds (and you)

As with many cat behaviors, we're still trying to understand precisely why cats chirp. Learn the fascinating reasons behind this curious behavior.
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Is your old dog coughing and gagging? When you should be concerned

If you notice your old dog coughing and gagging, you may be unsure what to do. Here's what to know and when to be concerned if your old dog coughs and gags.
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How you can communicate with your cat by blinking slowly

Why do cats blink slowly? There's a good reason why — and a good reason why you should blink at them.
A pug drinking water from a sink faucet

Does your dog drink a lot of water? Here’s when you should be concerned

We're here to share the most common reasons a dog drinks a lot of water and when it's time to take your pooch to the vet for a checkup.
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Is your cat hissing and growling a lot? These 5 tips will work wonders on your feline friend

Cat hissing and growling are stressful for you and your pet. Here are top tips on how to help your cat, including when to call a vet.
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7 solutions to try when your dog won’t stop panting – water, stress relief, and more

Here's what you can do if your dog won't stop panting.