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How to keep your Labrador healthy: Read this to help your pup live their best life

Labrador retrievers are extremely popular. However, common Labrador retriever problems can cause issues. A few simple steps can allow your Lab to live their best lives.
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How to take care of dog dental health (and why it matters)

Just like you take of your dental health, your pup also needs their teeth brushed and taken care of. Follow these steps to keep your pet's teeth clean and mouth healthy.
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Video: Cat outsmarts dog in a genius way

The cats vs dogs debate continues in this video posted to Reddit where the cat outsmarts his canine companion and comes out ahead.
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9 Boston terrier facts to know before you bring one into your life

Boston terriers are lovable and friendly little dogs. Is this breed best for you? These nine Boston terrier facts will help you make that determination.
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Here’s how to stop a cat from spraying in 6 simple steps

Cat spraying is an obnoxious habit that can be caused by a number of underlying issues. Here's how to determine the cause and stop it.
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How to litter train a rabbit in 6 simple steps

Not sure how to litter train a bunny? Follow this comprehensive guide to get your rabbit to go where you want her to.
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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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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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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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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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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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Pets are victims of domestic violence, too: 5 things you can do to help

Pets are often injured or killed in violent homes. Learn what you can do to help victims escape to safety with their pets.
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Ranked: These pet apps actually work (and pet parents love them)

The team at RentCafe combed through Android and iOS apps to find the best of the best pet apps. Here's the list.
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Myths about Jack Russell terriers debunked

JRTs have been around since the 1800s, but can be misunderstood. It's time to current these five too-common Jack Russell terrier myths.
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Watch out for these telltale signs of rabies in cats: What every pet parent needs to know

Rabies is zoonotic, meaning it's transmissible to humans. It's essential to know how it spreads and its symptoms, especially when you have pets.
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Here are the best pet Halloween costumes from last year to help inspire this year’s spooky attire

These are our favorite pet Halloween costumes from 2021. Hopefully, they can inspire this year's Halloween costume for your pet!
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Dogs on Halloween: Pro tips to keep them stress-free and happy so you can enjoy the day together

Life can be stressful for dogs on Halloween. The costumes, noises, and steady stream of unfamiliar faces can take a toll. Here's how to keep yours stress-free.
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Your ultimate guide to celebrating Halloween with pets

Here's the ultimate guide to a wonderful Halloween with your pets.
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These dog and cat breeds have the most expensive vet bills

While there are ways to mitigate veterinary and other costs associated with pet ownership, did you know that vet bills are higher for certain breeds?
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Thyroid issues in dogs: These are the telltale signs you should consult a vet

Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism in dogs is rare but can happen. The good news is: They are treatable with a proper diagnosis.
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All about Poodle mixes: The cutest ‘doodle’ and ‘poo’ breeds for you to consider

There's a lot to learn about poodle mix dog breeds, from appearance to behavior. This is a great place to start before considering what's right for you.
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Aquatic turtles: Care and feeding basics every Testudine enthusiast needs to know

If you’re considering buying an aquatic turtle, you should first know how to best take care of one. Here are the basics of keeping aquatic turtles as pets.
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6 totally adorable, TikTok-approved ways to include dogs in a wedding

Leave it to TikTok to give us these sweet ideas for including dogs in a wedding. It'll be the perfect paw-ty!
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4 fantastic alternatives to cones for dogs that actually work

While dog cones are sometimes necessary, they don't always work for your pup. Here are some other options.
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Diabetes in dogs: The risk factors and symptoms all pet parents need to know

Diabetes in dogs can be stressful and carries risks. However, it's treatable. Here's what to know, including symptoms of a diabetic dog.
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Anemia in cats can be dangerous, but it’s treatable – here’s what you need to know

Anemia in cats occurs when the number of red blood cells falls below normal levels. Our guide lists causes and solutions for increasing red blood cells.
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How long can cats go without food or water? It’s less time than you think

Here's what you need to know about how long cats can go without water and food. And it may be surprising.
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How much water should a dog drink? You might be surprised by the answer

It can be hard to know exactly how much water a dog is supposed to drink, especially when each pup is different. Fortunately, we have all the answers here.
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Cat food 101: Can you freeze wet cat food?

If your cat prefers wet food, storing it in the freezer creates less waste and makes mealtimes easy, too. Here's what you need to know.
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Got a scared bird? How to know when your bird is frightened and the best ways to calm it

Birds use body language to tell us what’s going on. It’s time to learn the signs of fright in a bird and what to do to calm them down.
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Video: Husky gets behind the wheel of a car, chaos ensues

This hilarious video of a husky discovering the car horn shows the next step in husky howling.
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Heartworm in dogs can be deadly: What you need to know to keep your pup safe

What is heartworm in dogs? You need to know about this deadly parasite. Here's how to prevent and treat it so your pup lives a long and happy life.
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If your pet is annoying at mealtime, this video proves it could be so much worse

If you think pets are crazy when they're begging for food, eels take it to the next level.
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At what age do kittens start purring and why do they do it?

Your kittens purr for a variety of reasons, from self-soothing to communication with other cats. Find out about other milestones in kitten development.
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How to leash train your puppy so he doesn’t pull and walks calmly

Learn how to leash train your new puppy effectively, so they no longer pull on walks.
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Is it bad to declaw a cat? This is what the experts have to say

When your cat scratches everything in sight, it can be very upsetting. The experts explain what you need to know about declawing cats.
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How to stop puppy biting: Tips you need to nix this annoying habit

Need to know how to stop a puppy from biting? These tips are absolutely fantastic.
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Viral video: Is this ‘howling’ puppy super cute or a nightmare in training?

A howling dog can be a major headache, but a howling puppy? Adorable.
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Are French bulldogs good pets? They can be, but they’re not right for everyone

Are French Bulldogs good pets? What's the difference between this breed and an English bulldog? Here's what you need to know.
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Golden retriever training 101: How to leash-train a golden retriever puppy

Walking your golden retriever can be some of the best fun you’ll have. We list proper leash-training techniques where you'll both learn greatly.
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How to train bearded dragons in 3 simple steps

Your bearded dragon will come right to you with these tips and tricks.
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5 surprising poodle facts that will have you rethinking breed stereotypes

Think poodles are aloof and pretentious. Think again — these five surprising poodle facts may help you make a pet decision.
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How to take care of a dog in heat: A handy guide for all pet parents

Not sure how to handle your dog's heat cycle? This is what you should know.
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Give back: 5 meaningful ways to volunteer at an animal shelter as a family

Animal shelters are always in need of volunteers. Learn how you and your family can help.
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Viral video: One hilarious way to keep dogs from running away

Dogs running away is a real problem and even if you’ve got a fenced in yard for dogs, your pup still might not be safe. This video offers one genius hack.
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My dog is not a service animal — can we still travel together on a bus?

What are the rules for pet-friendly buses and trains? Can my pet travel with me?
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5 reasons to switch to a mobile vet clinic (plus 1 important reason not to)

There are many reasons why mobile vet clinics have gained popularity among vets and pet parents. Is one right for you?
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This viral video of a sheep who thinks it’s one of the dogs will warm your heart

We’ve all heard of dogs herding sheep, but what about dogs playing fetch with sheep? This video is absolutely a must-see.
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How to treat ringworm in cats: Tips to cure your feline friend safely & effectively

Ringworm is a highly contagious, itchy fungal infection that can affect cats, dogs, and even people. Here is how to treat it safely and effectively.
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Obedience 101: How to stop a puppy from whining using gentle methods

Puppies are basically little babies that need care, attention, and just a little bit of firm guidance. Let’s go over how to get a puppy to stop whining.