Skip to main content
A team of huskies stand in the snow while the leader makes a fuss

Video: Husky wants a dog treat (and just won’t be deterred)

Huskies are known for throwing big tantrums and Archer is no exception. Watch him become increasingly difficult after he doesn't get his snack.
Bobi, the world's oldest dog, sits next to his plaque commemorating his world record

Meet Bobi, the 30-year-old Rafeiro do Alentejo named the world’s oldest dog ever recorded

A dog being trained on a mat

How to do dog behavior training the right way so it sticks

Mental health service dogs 101: What you need to know about alert dogs, emotional support animals, and others

Essential tips to keep your dog safe in snowy and winter weather

Are urinary tract infections in cats possible? What cat parents should know about this condition

5 most common Bernese mountain dog health issues and what to do about them

Video: Playful dog is so excited to see dad, he won’t let him take his boots off

Should you get a health and dog DNA kit? Here’s what you need to know about this new trend

How long can you walk your dog in cold weather? Experts tell us

A brown puppy wearing a neon orange harness looks up

Expert tips for taking your puppy on their first walk

Bird rides a bike on a clothes line

Bird training classes are a thing – Here’s how to get your pet circus ready

A happy Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever smiles at the camera

4 ways to uplift your dog’s mental health and why it’s so important

Your dog's mental health might seem like a foreign subject at first, but your furry friend's needs may be surprisingly similar to your own. Here's what to know.
A dog mom kisses her white and brown puppy

Keep your pup and your wallet safe with dog health insurance – what you need to know

How much is health insurance for a dog? We break down the costs and help you figure out if it's worth it for your pup.
A Bengal cat lies on a white floor and bathes their forelimb

Bengal cats: What to know about these quirky descendants of Asian leopards

Are Bengal cats the perfect breed for you? If you want a medium to large cat that loves to play, they might be.
A poodle-mix dog crouches in the snow to play

Is cold just as bad as heat for dog paws? We asked the experts

Cold weather can take a toll on your dog's paws, so here's what you need to know. With these tips, you can keep your buddy's toe beans warm and comfy!
A blue-eyed white cat sprawls out on top of a rug with a forlorn expression

Can cats suffer from mental health conditions the way dogs can?

Find out if cats suffer from mental health issues like dogs can. Learn what the causes are of cat anxiety and how you can help them.
Parrot perches on a branch looking quizzically at the camera

Video: Mommy parrot plays peekaboo with her babies

Many parrots can learn how to talk but this sweet mom takes things to the next level when she decides to play a game of Peekaboo with her brood.
Parakeet picks at their feathers

Why do birds lose their feathers? Here’s when to worry

If your bird is losing feathers, you might need to be concerned. Take a closer look at these factors to determine the cause and find the solution.
A blue-eyed Siberian husky puppy sitting on grass

Can huskies be aggressive? It depends on the circumstances

Here's what you need to know if you're considering getting a husky.
Lab puppy on a bed

How to successfully crate train your new Labrador puppy

With these tips, your Lab puppy will love their crate — and so will you! There's no reason not to try it with your new best friend.
Cat sitting and eating a treat

Is chocolate toxic for cats like it is for dogs?

Here's the scoop on whether chocolate is bad for cats like it is for dogs.
Anxious calico cat lying in the cat bed of a cat tree

Do cats get separation anxiety just like dogs do?

What you need to know about whether cats get separation anxiety.
Gray and white cat scratching couch

What it means when your cat is constantly scratching and how to stop it

Even though scratching is an instinctual behavior, it can get out of hand. Luckily, there's a lot you can do to keep scratching under control.
Chihuahua cocks his head while lying on the carpet

Velcro dogs: The pets most likely to become mini stalkers (and what to do about it)

Do you have a velcro dog? Find out what it means to have a pup that follows you around constantly and what you can do to curb the behavior.
A Jack Russell terrier wearing a yellow scarf plays with a giant snowball

Ice melters are dangerous for your dog: Here’s how to keep them safe

Learn how to keep your dog safe from ice melters this winter.
Derpy cat sits with its legs open and paws on the floor

Video: Cat learns how escalators work

Video: Cat learns how escalators work

This funny cat gives an escalator in Istanbul a go, not realizing that there's an up and a down. Luckily he has a few friends ready to lend a hand.
Gray cat lying on a bed with a white comforter

Does your cat sleep with you? You should be thrilled

If your independent cat sleeps with you, you're doing something right. Here are the reasons why he might choose to cuddle up by your side at night.
Statue covered in bird poop

This is how to remove bird poop stains from clothes (tips that really work)

Not sure how to remove bird poop that just won't come out. This is how you get rid of bird leavings from your clothes.
A puppy stares at a bowl of dry kibble

Is your dog refusing to eat? There are a few possible causes

Is your pup turning up his nose at his food bowl? Here's what the problem might be if your dog is refusing to eat and what you can do to fix it.
Guinea pig bares her teeth

Why do guinea pigs chatter their teeth? It’s not a good thing

Guinea pigs chatter their teeth for a few different reasons. This is how to know what's causing it and when to call your vet.
Kitten sitting on the edge of an office desk

Why cats can’t resist knocking things over and driving you crazy

If your cat enjoys being destructive, you're probably looking for some answers. Luckily, we know why cats knock things over.
Pug puppy sniffs reflection in mirror

Do dogs recognize themselves in mirrors? According to experts, this is why your dog can’t stop staring

If you've been wondering about dogs and mirrors, you're not alone. This is the truth about whether dogs can recognize their reflections.
A woman strokes a blue-eyed white dog while outside

New Year’s resolutions that can make you a better pet parent in 2023

We all kick off the new year with resolutions, but for pet lovers, the goal to be a better pet parent is a resolution worth keeping.
Cat in her tree structure plays with a toy

This video of a kitten playing in a baby bouncer is as cute as it sounds

Baby animals like to play just as much as children which explains this cat behavior. Watch as this kitty takes over the baby bouncer and its toy.
White hamster peeks out of his enclosure

Why is my hamster trying to escape? These are the 3 reasons

There are three reasons why your hamster tries to get out of his cage. Once you figure out the why, then you'll be able to prevent it.
Gray cat looking at a red laser on its paw

Why do cats like to chase lasers? It’s more than just a game to them

Cats have a specific reason for chasing lasers. Find out what it is and if it's a safe thing for them.
A brown dog growls and shows his teeth while out on a walk

Here are some easy ways to stop your dog from growling at strangers

Here's how to easily stop your dog from growling at strangers, starting with desensitization. Don't forget to bring the treats!
Two parrots tilt their heads to see better

Why do birds bob their heads? The answer is pretty complex

There's a scientific reason why birds bob their heads. Here's what you need to know about this funny and unique trait.
Brown and white dog howling on a porch

Why do dogs howl? It’s not just to get your attention

There are many reasons why dogs howl, but these are the most common. They might explain more than you think!
A happy guinea pig hangs out in the grass

How to tell if your guinea pig loves you – some ways may surprise you

Does your guinea pig love you? Here are the signs to watch out for so you can be sure you return the affection.
Gray cat on hind legs

Is your cat a psychopath? Take this quiz to find out

Want to know if your cat is a psychopath? Take this quiz.
Two dogs outside playing with each other

Video: This dog’s attempts to open the door for their pup pal are adorable

Can dogs open doors? This video proves that many canines have mastered the skill and use it to welcome their friends into their homes.
couple walking a dog on a sidewalk in park

6 ways your dog can help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions in 2023

Your dog can help you stay on track with your New Year's resolutions. Here's how your pup can be your biggest cheerleader and partner this year.
An elderly pit bull dog wearing a festive red sweater stands outside in the winter

The ultimate cold-weather gear guide all dogs need, according to the experts

From waterproof winter coats to protective paw wax, there are many ways to help your dog stay warm. This is the winter weather gear you need to consider.
An orange tabby sitting on a green chair. a woman with a white sweater is looking on

If cats had New Year’s resolutions, here’s what they would be

If your cat had to set resolutions, we've guessed what they'd be.
An Australian shepherd playing outside in the snow

How cold is too cold for dogs? What you should know

Is it too cold for your dog? These are the facts you should know about your dog being in the cold weather.
A woman with short, dark hair holds a brown tabby Maine Coon cat near her face. She's wearing berry lipstick and a black shirt.

Study results: Cats pay attention when you use a high-pitch voice

Dogs readily learn to obey our commands, but do our cats listen to us? Let's find out.
A beagle wearing a red bandana stands outside in the snow

Experts agree: It’s okay to skip walks with your dog this winter (really!)

Experts agree: It’s okay to skip walks with your dog this winter (really!)

While taking your dog outside for a walk is beneficial for their physical and mental health, that doesn't mean a jaunt in your neighborhood is your only option.
Black cat covered with snow

Do cats get cold outside and what temperature is too low for outdoor kitties? Veterinarians weigh in

Is it too cold outside for your cat? Find out what temps he can take and if you are harming your cat by leaving him outside.