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How to get a cat to sleep all night so they stop waking you up

Here's what you can do to get your kitten or cat to sleep during the night.
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Wondering where to adopt a dog? How to find dog rescues near you

If you're wondering where to adopt a dog, these tips will help you find rescues.
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Try this puppy personality test to pick the perfect dog for your family

There's a puppy personality test that will help you choose the right breed.
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Wondering which kitten breed to get? Try this simple tool

Try this selector tool to find out which breed of kitten you should get.
an orange and white kitten with blue eyes

Why do kittens have blue eyes? The answer is really simple

There's a simple reason why kittens are born with blue eyes.
a sad gray kitten in a woven basket

How to comfort your scared, crying kitten after bringing them home

Here's why kittens cry and what you can do to comfort them.
a yellow lab puppy on a wooden deck

10 quotes about puppies guaranteed to give you all the feels

These 10 quotes about puppies tug at the heartstrings.
Close up of Labrador dog looking out of a barrier fence

Our top tips for crate training a Golden Retriever

Follow these tips when crate training your Golden Retriever.
Closeup of a brown dog with a gray muzzle.

6 senior dog adoption stories that will make you weep

Get the tissues out for these senior dog adoption stories.
A dog wearing a red jacket plays with a ball in the snow.

These best-dressed pets on Instagram are way more stylish than you

You'll love these stylish pets on Instagram who are better dressed than everyone.

6 stories of senior cat adoptions that will tug at your heartstrings

These senior cat adoption stories are so moving. Get the tissues ready.
A small senior dog sits in a field of wildflowers

6 amazing reasons you should adopt a senior pet this (or any) month

If you're getting a pet, consider adopting a senior who needs a home.
A man hiking with a Golden Retriever puppy in a backpack.

Study shows if you’re traveling with your pet, Oregon is the place to go

A new study shows Oregon has the most pet-friendly Airbnbs.
A woman and dog having a training session in the park

2022 training tips: How to stop being a total pushover with your dog

Here are tips and tricks for how to get your pet to obey you once and for all.
A woman holding a gray and white kitten.

Everything you need to do to prepare to care for a new kitten

Don't miss anything on this must-have new kitten supply list.
woman teaching a dog to sit outside

How to train your puppy at home to be an obedient dog

It's easy to train your puppy to be obedient right at home without a trainer.
Grey kitten sitting outside on a stump

Cute and unique names to call your new grey kitten

Give your grey kitten an appropriate, fun name with this list.
A Black and Tan Dachshund puppy standing on a log.

When should puppies have vaccinations? It might depend on your vet

When the experts say that puppies should have vaccinations.
Orange and white kitten lying on a bed playing with a wand toy

What are the different stages of kitten behavior? You’ll want to be prepared

Get ready for new kitten behavior by studying up on these stages.
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Taking care of a newborn puppy: 5 steps you don’t want to miss

There are certain steps you'll want to follow when caring for a newborn puppy.
Two kittens lying in a soft cat bed

Kittens from birth to adulthood: The scoop on how they grow

What you need to know about how kittens grow after birth.
a dog sitting in a straw chair next to banana basket

Can puppies eat bananas? You’ll want to be careful

Here's what you need to know about whether puppies can eat bananas.
A woman lies on the couch with a husky mix dog

You won’t even believe how much it really costs to have a dog

The cost of having a dog is so much more than we ever expected.
Gray and white kitten in a box with its mouth open

How (and when) do kittens lose their baby teeth?

Here's when you can expect your kitten to lose their baby teeth.
White cat wearing a Santa hat

Watch for these hidden holiday dangers that could put your pet’s safety at risk

Hidden dangers to your pets you need to avoid during the holidays
Golden retriever pup out for a walk.

When do puppies start taking walks? How to know when your pup is ready

Puppies start walking earlier than one might expect.
Mom with her newborn puppies.

What are the development stages that a puppy goes through? What to expect

Here's info on the development stages that puppies go through.
A closeup of three white, blue-eyed kittens on a man's lap.

When can you expect kittens to start walking? What first-time owners should know

How to be prepared once your kittens start walking

Woman finds her tiny dog being stalked by a mountain lion by the back door

Viral video shows a Shih-Poo watching a mountain lion right outside the house.
Golden Retriever and cat sitting together

Video of cat pushing senior dog down the stairs has people all bent out of shape

Viral video shows a cat pushing an elderly dog down the stairs.
Orange and white kitten lying on a bed, playing with a feather wand toy

You won’t believe what the most popular boy kitten names are

The list of most popular boy kitten names has some surprises
French bulldog looking up at poinsettia.

Why you’ll want to keep your pet away from poinsettias this holiday season

Poinsettias can pose a danger to pets. Here's what you should know.
how to ace dog application

Want a successful adoption application? Follow these tips from Toronto rescues

Toronto rescues are sharing tips on how to be successful with your dog adoption application.
A dog and cat cuddle under a blanket together in front of a Christmas tree and presents

How to choose the right pet with your head instead of your heart this season

Here's a guide on how to choose the right pet this holiday season
An overweight Labrador retriever lying on the floor.

2022 tips and tricks: How to get your pet to lose a few pounds

Here are tips and tricks for how to get your pet to shed a few pounds.
Cat under the Christmas tree

Watch out! 5 common holiday dangers that pose a risk to your pet

Here are some common holiday dangers for your pet to be on alert for.
A husky puppy sits in the grass and looks up at their owner during training.

Don’t make these common mistakes when disciplining your new puppy

Learn how to discipline your puppy the right way with positive reinforcement
Adorable baby and puppy.

Is parenting a puppy like raising a baby? A new study offers surprising insights

A new study indicates that puppy owners lose just as much sleep as parents of a newborn
how to house train puppies

How to house train your puppy without losing your mind

Housetraining isn't as hard as you think. Follow these tips.
a bowl of kibble with dog paws on wooden floor

Wondering how much to feed a puppy? You’ll want to be careful

Follow these guidelines to know how much to feed your puppy.
A Golden Retriever licks his nose while he eats.

Are dog food subscriptions worth the money? Pet parents have opinions

These are the best dog food subscriptions that you can buy.
A long-haired gray cat is wrapped up in a towel with shampoo on her head.

What are the best cat-safe shampoos? Cat owners love these brands

There are the best cat shampoos to buy for your pet.
dog stealing roasted chicken

5 simple solutions to keep your dog off your clean kitchen counters

Here are some solutions for keeping your dog off the counter
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Get ready: The telemedicine trend is coming for your pet

Veterinarians are turning to telemedicine to treat pets instead of in-office visits.
Online pet pharmacies.

Are online pet pharmacies safe? You’d better do your research

Here's what to look for when choosing a reputable online pet pharmacy.
dachshund puppy and shredded toy

Stop making these awful mistakes when disciplining your dog

Here are X mistakes you're making when disciplining your dog
leashed beagle on walk

How often should you walk your dog? Probably much more often than you do now

This is how often you should be walking your dog to keep him healthy
Siamese cat crouched down in a grassy area

These low-shedding cat breeds are great if you want a low-maintenance pet

These are the most low-shedding cat breeds for low-maintenance.
Kitten biting the toe of a blue Croc shoe

How to stop a kitten from biting once and for all

Here's how to stop your kitten from biting you once and for all.
A beautiful striped Maine Coon cat lying on a wood floor.

Are you taking your cat to the vet often enough? The answer is probably ‘no’

What you need to know about how often to take a cat to the vet