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A goldfish in a tank.

How to keep your fish tank free of gross camallanus worms

Camallanus worms can be deadly, but there are measures you can take to stop them.
Leashed dog standing on rock while out on hike.

Outdoor dangers for dogs: 5 seemingly safe things that can harm your furry friend

Outdoor dangers can be hard to spot for your dog. Here's what you need to be wary of.
A closeup shot of a Rottweiler with a pink speckled nose.

5 important reasons your Rottweiler needs a grooming appointment ASAP

Do Rottweilers need grooming? How often? Can you groom at home?
A dog's tail on a wood floor background

Safely expressing your dog’s anal glands at home is much easier than you think

Save your dog an uncomfortable trip to the groomers by learning how to express dog anal glands. Start here with this technique.
a striped minnow swims in a tank with rocks

Breeding and raising minnows: What you need to know

Everything you need to know about minnow raising and reproduction rates in one simple guide!
A barking tan dog wearing a chain.

How to stop a puppy from barking: The must-have tips every pet parent should know

Follow these tips to stop your puppy from barking.
Piglet sits on a towel in her house

Obsessed with pot-bellied pigs? Your guide to these adorable animals

Pot-bellied pigs are adorable, but read this before adopting and bringing these cuties into your home.
Hamster staring on white counter

How to tell if your hamster is sick

Hamsters are wonderful pets, but it's upsetting when they're sick. We list their common ailments, symptoms, and helpful preemptive care.
Kitten in litter box

How to dispose of used cat litter

Talk to any cat owner, and they’ll tell you their least favorite part of the job is cleaning the litter box.
White cat playing with a scratching post

If you aren’t sure how old your cat is, there are a few easy ways to find out

Knowing your cat's age enables you to provide them with the care they need. These tips can help you determine their approximate age.
Different dog breeds sitting together.

Former pet industry worker’s viral list of worst dog breeds: Do you agree?

One woman who used to work in the pet industry went viral on TikTok for her list of the worst dog breeds you can adopt. Do you think she got it right?
A close up of a Boxer's brown eye

Are dogs actually color blind? Why what you’ve been told is a lie

If you've always been told dogs don't see in color, read on for more accurate information.
A brown and white English Bulldog offers his paw to his owner

Bulldogs 101: Everything you never knew about your little tank

Everything you need to know about the bulldog dog breed before you buy.
Veterinarian checking health records while dog looks on.

Can your pet clear customs? How to ensure your trip doesn’t start in disaster

If you're thinking of traveling abroad, do your research first and know what documents your pet needs.
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Husky learns its room lights are voice controlled — cute chaos ensues

This is one smart dog: The husky in this TikTok video makes that clear when he discovers the decorative lights hanging in his mom’s room are sound activated.
A Maine Coon cat sits outside in a yard surrounded by fallen leaves.

How to find a lost cat fast on the day they go missing

Here are tips on how to find a lost cat. With these tips, you're one step closer to finding your beloved cat.
Orange Maine Coon cat climbing a tree branch

8 reasons to adopt a Maine Coon as your next family pet (and 2 reasons not to)

Maine Coons have unique personalities. Read on to learn whether this special breed is right for you.
a gray cat and a black pug sitting on an indoor bench

The top 10 reasons dogs are better than cats at this whole friendship thing (Yes, we’re actually serious)

It's time to end one of the world's greatest debates: Dogs are better than cats. Here are all the reasons why.
Small dog eating from bowl

Is it cheaper to make your own dog food? What you need to consider before making the switch

Is making dog food cheaper than buying it? Let’s find out about preparing dog food at home and how costs compare.
Cat sitting inside of an open suitcase

Am I a bad pet parent if I sedate my cat for travel?

What you need to know about cat sedatives and how to sedate your cat for travel.
A Jack Russell Terrier wearing red sunglasses sits in an airport next to a pet carrier

Don’t ever travel with your dog without these crucial health certificates

Before you travel with your dog, make sure you have all these health certificates handy.
Sleeping dog with teddy bear toy

4 best BarkBox alternatives you should consider to make your pup happy

These are the best BarkBox alternative dog subscriptions, no matter how your pup likes to play.
are peanuts bad for dogs

Can dogs eat peanut butter? Yes — 8 easy-to-make treats your pup will devour

Can dogs eat peanut butter? What are the best peanut butter treat recipes?
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Dog vs. ocean: Check out this funny video of a dog who hates water

The dog in this video hates water — but when it comes time to save their beloved ball from the ocean’s clutches, they’re willing to brave their fears.
A Border Collie runs on the grass with their tongue hanging out

Can dogs have ADD? The warning signs of hyperactivity you should watch for

These hyperactive dog symptoms can be treated with the right training. This is what you need to know.
A woman and a beagle lie on a hotel room bed

5 things to always ask before booking a supposedly pet-friendly hotel

What does pet-friendly really mean? What to look for in a pet-friendly hotel.
A vet listens to a Russian Blue cat with a stethoscope.

Does my indoor cat need vaccinations? Don’t forgo these important inoculations

You may be surprised to know which cat vaccinations indoor cats still need to stay healthy.
A dog cuddles into a person's side while the person holds them

This video of a dog’s ‘miraculous’ recovery from a limp is just too cute

Check out this hilarious video of an adorable dog's fake limp.
Ragdoll cat lying on a table

Why we’re totally obsessed with Ragdoll cats (and you should be, too)

Haven't heard of ragdoll cats? Here's what you need to know.
A red-haired woman hugs her Great Dane while sitting outdoors

Adopting a Great Dane? 3 things you need to keep these gentle giants happy

Great Danes are tall, but how tall? Learn what special gear and care these gentle giants need.
Girl with two puppies

This kid got attacked by puppies and we’re a little bit jealous

The video of these puppies getting introduced to a child is super cute, but this is how new dogs should meet kids for the first time.

Help your dog and cat play: The body language communication guide you need

Not sure if your dog and cat are playing or if it's something more? We'll show you what it all means and how it relates to their behaviors.
does dog breed affect behavior multiple breeds

Study: Your dog is special and its breed has nothing to do with personality

Does dog breed determine a dog's behavior? A new study sheds some light on how much dog breed affects personality.
Kitten chewing on a toothbrush

5 easy ways to freshen your cat’s bad breath

If you're hoping for a way to make your cat's breath smell better, you've come to the right place! We list five tips to freshen your cat's breath.
Cute pug with veterinary travel certificate booklet.

Yes, there are passports for dogs, and Fido needs one STAT

Here's what you need to know about passports for your pets if you move abroad.
A group of six dogs emerging from the back of a white car.

Need a pet-friendly car? These are the best electric vehicles you can get

These are the best electric vehicles to get if you have a pet.
adorable dog magic video trick

Cuteness alert: This dog’s reaction to a magic trick is so pure

Have you ever considered performing magic tricks for your dog? In less than 10 seconds, this adorable video proves why magic for dogs is a good idea.
Dog rolling in grass with a ball in his mouth.

Skip the Roundup and use these pet-safe yard care products this spring

These yard care products are safe to use around pets, if you have dogs or cats who spend time in the yard.
A cute yellow lab puppy walking across the floor.

Myth buster: 10 Labrador retriever ‘facts’ that are actually false

10 things you have misunderstood about Labrador Retrievers that are actually false
Senior woman walking her dog.

Grandma needs a loyal companion: The 4 best pets for the elderly

Why pets and the elderly go together so well, and how to know which pet is best.
A Siamese gazes into the camera while curled into a ball.

Are Siamese cats friendly? The real truth about this misunderstood breed

Everything you need to know about Siamese cats to determine if their personality traits are right for you.
German shepherd in a grassy field

Not all pups have what it takes to be a guide dog — does yours make the cut?

What breeds make for the best guide dogs? Does your have what it takes?
A German Shorthaired Pointer sits in a field of tall grasses

The best dog breeds for outdoorsy pet parents may surprise you

Want a hiking companion? These dog breeds fit the bill.
Little girl playing with a beagle.

Everything you need to know about the beagle dog breed before bringing one home

Everything you need to know about the Beagle dog breed before you commit.
Gray Persian cat lying down

Yes, your Persian cat is indeed a prince or princess and needs special care

If you have a Persian cat, there are aspects of persian cat care you need to know.
Sad dog chained in yard.

Worried about a neighbor’s pet? Knowing these animal rights laws could save a life

Know the laws that protect your beloved pets. Is your pet safe?
a chihuahua on the floor

Is a small breed the right dog for you? Know this first

Here is everything you need to know about the small breed dogs.
A German Shepherd tilts their head and looks at the camera

These dog breeds have highly sensitive ears: Be careful with them

These dog breeds have more sensitive ears than other breeds.
A woman hugs her Great Dane who stands with front paws on her shoulders

10 dog breeds that grow so big they might outweigh you

These 10 dog breeds grow so big they can be larger than humans.
a happy gray pit bull running outside

Why everything you believe about pit bulls is probably dead wrong

Pit bulls get a bad reputation but here's the real truth about them.