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A woman wearing a sleep mask over her eyes snuggles a Pug with his tongue out in bed

Why do dogs sleep under the covers? It all comes down to nature

Why do dogs love sleeping under the covers? The answer may surprise you, but it's super sweet. Here's what to know.
An Australian shepherd playing outside in the snow

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

How cold is too cold dogs? These are the facts you should know about your dog being in the cold weather.
A dark-haired woman wearing a green sweater holds a tabby cat on her lap

3 scientific benefits of being a cat person – you’ll be surprised with what we found

We're here to share the top three benefits of sharing your home with a feline companion -- and recommend some of our favorite beginner-friendly cat breeds, too.
A rhodesian ridgeback with a gray face stands and looks to the side

Is your old dog shaking? 1 of these 7 problems may be the cause

If your old dog is shaking, one of these seven reasons could explain why. Here's how to diagnose the root of your senior pup's tremors.
A Jack Russell terrier lies in bed between the feet of his owner

Is your puppy breathing fast while sleeping? Here’s when you should worry and how to help your dog

You want your pet to feel safe and comfortable when they are asleep. Here's what to do if you notice your puppy breathing fast while sleeping.
Cat with blue eyes staring into the distance

Can cats have autism? Here’s what to know about unusual behavior in cats

While cats can't have autism, there are some special-needs cats. We help you learn some important things about feline behavior.
Dog with flappy ears in bed

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

Only a small number of dog owners know how to clean a dog's ears, so here's what you'll need to know about ear cleaning in dogs.
Bottle feeding a newborn puppy

How much should newborn puppies eat? Follow this feeding chart

Follow these guidelines and the newborn puppy feeding chart to figure out how much food your puppy should eat at each meal.
Striped cat sitting on a bed in the bedroom

Why is my cat peeing on my bed? The real truth (and how to stop this gross habit)

Your cat peeing on your bed is one of the most irritating things possible. We discuss your cat’s peeing problem, the causes, and the solutions.
A yellow Labrador retriever puppy lies in a crate

Wondering how to start crate training your 8-week-old puppy? Here’s what you need to know

Crate training your puppy has many long-term benefits. Here's how to crate train your 8-week-old puppy with ease.
A Yorkshire terrier poodle mix dog wears a diaper and sleeps in a fluffy bed

How long does a dog stay in heat? Here’s how you’ll know her cycle is over

Learning how to spot the beginning of a dog's cycle can be easy, but how will you know when she's done menstruating?
Burning incense and tabby cat

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.
Three tabby kittens snuggling in a gray cat bed.

How much should a kitten weigh? Here’s what the experts have to say about the kitten weight chart

Here are expert guidelines on how much a kitten should weigh and what you can do to help her get to the right size.
A small puppy sleeps in their owner's arms

Video: Dog snoring isn’t that unusual, but this pup sounds just like a cartoon character

Have you ever seen a dog snore? This one looks funny while he sleeps but it could mean he needs a check up at the vet.
Brown rabbit held by owner

Here’s how to clean a rabbit properly

Pet rabbit grooming methods are unique to them. We offer details and tips on how to properly and safely clean them.
A dog mom holds up a treat for her pup on a walk

How to give a dog a pill: This dog medicine trick makes it look easy

If your dog won't take a pill no matter what, you might want to try this trick that's gone viral on TikTok. Plus, we have a few tips of our own.
Dog with human and orange suitcase

5 must-see, dog-friendly places in New York to visit this fall

These dog-friendly New York spots are fantastic to visit with your pet. Check out one of the five best places to visit in the state!
Tan dog playing with a green ball

Teaching your dog respect training is easy – here’s how

Respect training for dogs isn't easy, but it can be done. Your dog will feel happy and safe with you, and you'll have a best friend who behaves.
a dog and woman cuddling on fall woodland walk

8 autumn Instagram pet photographs that will get you excited for the gorgeous season ahead

Autumn has arrived on Instagram. These autumn Instagram cats and dog photos are sweeter than a PSL and could inspire a fall photoshoot of your own.
A black Chihuahua against a yellow backdrop

The 6 biggest myths about Chihuahuas, debunked once and for all

Chihuahuas are sweet, sassy, and sometimes misunderstood. It's important to separate Chihuahua facts from fiction before welcoming one into your life.
Couple looking at map on fall trail with dog.

These national parks are stunning in the fall – and allow your dog to visit, too

These national parks are incredible in the fall, and your dog will love them, too. Check out the four best parks to visit with Fido.
A pomeranian with a yellow background

These are the 6 dog breeds that shed most in fall

What dog breed sheds the most and when? These dog breeds shed a lot in fall. Here's what you need to know when taking care of an especially furry pup.
Border collie catching yellow frisbee on beach

5 incredible things to do with dogs in Florida this fall

Hoping to travel with your pet this fall? These dog-friendly Florida spots are fantastic to visit with your pet.
Side profile of a St. Bernard smiling while standing outdoors.

6 cool St. Bernard facts you probably didn’t know

St. Bernards are the gentle giants of the dog world. But do you know these interesting facts about them?
A Labrador retriever shows teeth and growls

Do dogs lose teeth? Why you need to take care of this serious issue now

Is your dog losing their teeth? Here's what you should know about your dog's dental health and how to prevent tooth decay and come disease.
A sleepy beagle naps on their owner's bed, with sunshine coming through the window

Debunked: Neutering my dog will change his personality – here are the signs your dog needs to be neutered

Watch for these signs that your dog needs to be neutered. And no, his personality won't change in the process.
Closeup of a dog nose and smile

Why is my dog’s nose warm? When it’s OK and when to see the vet

Wondering "why is my dog's nose warm?" These are the factors that cause his nose to be warm, including the ones that should make you worry.
A yellow Labrador retriever puppy lying on a red bed inside a wire crate.

Is crate training necessary? There are pros and cons on both sides

Here's what you need to know about crate training so you can decide whether or not to incorporate one into your routine.
Two brown and black Dachshunds stand at the driver's door of a car

How long do dachshunds live? The truth might surprise you

Everything you need to know about the lifespan of dachshunds so you can make an informed decision about bringing this breed into your home.
A dog licks a person's finger with yogurt on their nose

Are ‘dog years’ really 7 human years? How to calculate your dog’s age

Calculating dog years to human years isn't as simple as you think. Here's what you need to know about your dog's age, per research and experts.
Cavalier King Charles spaniel lies on a pillow and looks into the camera with big eyes

7 affectionate and cute dog breeds for owners who love to cuddle

If you're looking for an affectionate dog breed that loves to be close to their owener, you can start with the cute and cuddly dog breeds on this list.
Two brown dogs lying on a wood laminate floor; the focus is on their tails.

Why does my dog have a bald patch on their tail? Here are the answers you need

If your dog had a bald patch on their tail, it could be a sign of a minor problem or a major health issue. This is what you need to know before you panic
An old Great Dane with a white face leaning against a man's side.

How to tell if your older dog’s health decline means the end is near

There are signs to look out for to determine if your dog is nearing the end.
Beagle scratching body

Looking for signs your dog has ticks? These telltale symptoms mean you have a flea or tick problem

How do you know if your dog has ticks or fleas? These are the signs your dog has a tick or flea infestation and what to do about it.
Xylitol with a wooden spoon and chemical structure

Xylitol is dangerous for dogs: 10 surprising products that contain it as a hidden ingredient

Xylitol (AKA birch sugar) is bad for dogs, and it's hiding in many foods. These are the items you need to keep away from your pets.
Dog barking at night

Is your dog barking nonstop? Here’s how to get your noisy pup under control

Sometimes our pups bark for seemingly no reason and won't stop. Here are ways to get your noisy dog under control (and the reasons behind it).
a white kitten with blue eyes in a cat tree

When do kittens start eating food? Know the facts for your fur baby’s health

When do kittens start eating food? Introducing solids is a process. You'll want to follow this guide for introducing your kitten to solid food
A mama cat snuggling her three kittens.

When can kittens leave their mom? Don’t separate them too early

Kittens need to stay with their moms, so don't separate them too early.
Ants crawling across wild mushroom caps.

Pet-safe pest control: This genius technique will get rid of pesky ants

These home remedies will get rid of pesty ants in your home while keeping your pets safe from harm.
White cat with blue eyes on a couch

When do kittens’ eyes change colors? The answer is so cool – here’s what to know

Kittens' eyes don't stay blue for long. When do kittens' eyes change colors? Here's everything you need to know about whether a cat's eyes can change color.
Labrador puppy drinking from a bowl

How much water should your puppy drink in a day? Here are the factors to consider

Make sure your puppy is drinking enough water by establishing a schedule. Here's how that will work as they grow up.
Small child looks into a jar of tadpoles

A simple guide to what to feed tadpoles in your aquarium

What to feed tadpoles? It depends on what stage of the metamorphosis they're in. Your tadpoles will be healthy and happy with this feeding routine.
Woman feeds a puppy as the pup gives her his paw

This is the ultimate week-by-week puppy training schedule every new pet parent needs

Bringing home a new puppy? Here's the week-by-week puppy training schedule you need to follow if you want to find success.
Terrier digging a hole in the backyard

Learn how to stop a dog from digging in the yard once and for all

Dogs dig for a variety of reasons. These tips will help you figure out why your dog is digging, and how you can prevent your pup from digging in the future.
Dog looking through black dog crate

Where to put a dog crate in your house depends on these important factors

A dog crate can keep your fur baby safe while offering them a place to rest and feel at peace. Here's where to put a dog crate in your home.
Upside down brown dog

What you need to know about dogs with blue eyes

This is everything you wanted to know about blue-eyed dogs.
Orange cat standing in litter box

Why is my cat eating litter? Get the reasons – and how to stop the habit, stat

Why is my cat eating litter? The concern is a serious one. We list the reasons why and potential ways to stop it from harming your kitty.
Dog paws on a wood slab

Could it be a dog paw infection? Signs, symptoms, and treatments for these pesky, painful issues

Dog paw infections are common, but they are also treatable and avoidable. Here's what pet parents should know to keep their pup's paws clean and healthy.
Wet toy poodle in a bathtub

When can you bathe a puppy? Here’s how and when to introduce them to bath time

Wondering when can you first bathe a puppy? We dive into the right age to start bath time and how often you should bathe your pup.
a Dalmation puppy sitting on the floor

Why is my puppy not eating? Find out why and how to help them thrive

If your puppy isn't eating, you'll need to take a closer look to figure out why. Then you can focus on helping them feel like themselves again.