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Cute dog licks his nose in front of a bowl of food

This dog food container setup will keep your pup’s food fresh

It's great if you can buy pet food in bulk but you need some way to store it. Try getting a few dog food containers for best results.
A colorful rainbowfish swims in front of plants in an aquarium

Add rainbowfish to your tank – these beauties will brighten up any aquarium

Rainbowfish are not only beautiful, they are also a great beginner fish and an easy one to add to an existing tank.
Cat in a covered litter box

Self-cleaning litter boxes: Are they really worth it?

Self-cleaning litter boxes might seem like a luxury, but could they be worth the price? Here's what to consider.
Dog runs through the grass outside

Did you find worms in your dog’s poop? Here’s how to identify and treat them

If your dog has diarrhea it could be parasitic worms. Find out how to identify and treat these gross interlopers before they cause real damage.
Large black cat sits in a cat tree

Can large cats enjoy a cat tree? Here are the ones to get

Many indoor cats love cat trees, but will it work for a big kitty? If you pick the right one, your animal will love their structure.
Weimaraner sniffing strawberries in a person's hands

Which fruits can my dog eat? Here’s what vets say about these 10 fruits

Many fruits are safe for dogs to eat, but some should be avoided at all costs. Here's what you need to know.
A beige dog has their nails trimmed by their owner, whose hands are seen in the photo

5 steps to trim your puppy’s nails without a fuss

Puppies don't always love having their nails trimmed, and you might have to work up to it, but these steps make the process drama-free.
A gray cat with shiny eyes stares at the camera

Are cats color blind? It’s a bit more complicated than you might think

Your feline's eyes work a bit differently from yours, but they can still see colors (and they have some other special abilities).
Dog chases a ball in the grass with a collar on

Here are a few humane alternatives to the shock collar for dogs that might work for you and your pup

Shock collars aren't humane and don't usually work. Instead, look into one of the modern alternatives that can help with your dog training.
Mini American shepherd lying down

Mini Aussie: What to know about this adorable breed

Spoiler alert: Mini Aussies don't exist — at least not anymore. The breed is known as the mini American shepherd. Should you consider getting one?
Weimaraner sniffing strawberries in a person's hands

Very berry: 4 types of berries your dog can safely eat

Not all human food is safe to share with your dog, but these berries are both healthy and delicious. Can you guess what they are?
Two guinea pigs sit on a branch in their cage in front of a small wooden house

How to set up your guinea pig cage – here’s everything you need

What type of guinea pig cage should you get? We'll break down everything you need to know and how you should go about setting it up, step by step.
A white dog running

Why does my dog have the zoomies? Your pet’s crazy behavior, explained

Have you ever seen a dog get the zoomies? It can be part humorous and part alarming. Here's why it happens and when to call a vet.
Two dogs sit on the couch watching TV

This adorable dog tries to steal food from the TV and it’s melting hearts on the internet

This funny dog video proves that pups can see TV screens. So why do only some animals seem interested? We look into it.
A small black dog lies in the grass next to an eaten slice of watermelon with just the rind remaining

Here are the melons you can and can’t share with your dog this summer

Before you share a watermelon or cantaloupe with your dog this summer, here's what you need to know. Happy snacking!
A French bulldog holds a leash in their mouth while standing in the grass

Sorry Labs, you’re no longer America’s favorite dog (here’s what replaced them)

For 31 years, the Lab was our favorite breed of dog, but as tastes have changed, our best buddy has, too. Find out which pups now occupy the top slots.
A mewing newborn kitten at the center of a cuddle pile

How to care for newborn kittens without it becoming your second full-time job

Being a kitten parent is hard, which is why it's best left to Mama Cat. But here's how to help care for newborn kittens before they arrive.
A Tibetan terrier's side profile against a blue sky

The Tibetan terrier: Why the ‘Holy Dog of Tibet’ isn’t actually a terrier

The "Holy Dog of Tibet" has a unique history, but it's not actually a terrier. Here's what you'll want to know about Tibetan terriers.
A baby chick sits in the grass next to a broken egg

3 reasons not to give pet rabbits, baby chicks, or ducks this Easter

Animals like rabbits, ducks, and baby chicks are so much more than an Easter present. Here's why not to gift them this spring.
A Doberman, Dalmatian and King Charles spaniel at a Easter egg hunt

Celebrating Easter? Don’t leave out your four-legged family member

Dogs can celebrate Easter, too, with these fun and festive activities.
Dog sleeping near toy

Why doesn’t my dog like toys? Disinterest might mean something really bad

What to do (and what it means) if your dog doesn't seem interested in toys.
Happy golden retriever outside on the lawn wagging his tail

Video: This dog doesn’t just wag their tail, but their whole body

When you see a dog overflowing with happiness, you might notice him wagging his tail. But why do dogs do this? We explore the history.
Brown bunny sits in the grass

Bunny care 101: If Easter inspires you to adopt a rabbit, read this first

Are you thinking about adopting a pet rabbit for Easter? Look over our Bunny Care 101 guide before you do.
A dog wearing a brown leather collar eats from a bag of garbage

Why do dogs eat garbage? What you should know about this dangerous habit

Many dogs eat garbage. Learn when you should start to worry.
A Jack Russell terrier sits beside a mop bucket with a toilet brush in his mouth

Spring cleaning? Never use these dangerous products with pets in your home

Spring cleaning will be safer with your furry friends in the home with these pet-friendly cleaning supplies.
Man performs a water change in his aquarium by syphoning

How to get rid of green algae in a saltwater tank effectively

Do you have an out-of-control algae bloom in your aquarium? Get a clean saltwater tank easily by following these simple steps.
Cat jumping out of a litter box

Reddit says the best cat litter is actually… pellets for a Traeger?!

Wood pellet kitty litter — is it a good idea? The TL;DR: Don't trust Reddit for pet advice. Here's why you should talk to a vet before trying this hack.
Australian shepherd dogs training with a ball

How to teach a dog to stand on cue, a step-by-step guide

There's nothing cuter than watching a dog walk around like a human. Follow these tips to teach your dog how to stand up on cue.
Fluffy cat looks up at her human begging for food

Video: The polite (yet demanding) way this cat begs for food is hilarious

Animals beg instinctively, but most keep doing it because we give in. Check out this cat's funny way to ask for treats.
Cute Pomeranian sitting on a couch with a purse

How should you choose the perfect pup out of all the dog breeds? Go through this checklist

There are hundreds of breeds and thousands of dogs to choose from. We'll help you pick the right one so you bring your pooch to their forever home.
A cat and dog hang out together outside on cobblestones

Does your cat say ‘meow,’ ‘miau,’ or ‘mjau?’ Here’s how we translate cat and dog language into human around the world

While you might hear "bark" and "meow," people from around the world have translated dog and cat language into their own speech.
A gray cat's close-up side profile in front of a dark background

Whisker fatigue: Your cat might have this strange condition without you knowing

Whisker fatigue may not be literally what it sounds like, but it can be a major problem for cats. Here's what to know about this kind of overstimulation.
A blue female betta in a tank

Are female betta fish worth it? Here’s why you should consider getting one of these pretty fish

Don't discount a female betta fish. These pretty fish can be just as fun and attractive as their male counterparts (and a lot less aggressive).
A Yorkshire terrier looks to the side

7 types of terrier breeds that might be your perfect match

From small dogs to larger pups, terrier breeds are some of the most diverse. Here are some of the most popular breeds.
Shetland sheepdog sits in flowers next to a stone wall

How to train a sheltie to be an excellent watchdog

Shelties make great watchdogs and learn how to do their jobs very quickly. Here's how to train them on your own or with your behavior specialist.
funny dog video stealing shoe with

Video: Dog’s reaction to getting caught stealing a shoe is hilarious

When this dog gets caught with a shoe in his mouth, he looks guilty, but can dogs feel those emotions? We looked at dog behavior research to find out.
A gray Chinese vrested dog looks up while their tongue hangs out to the side

The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest is now accepting applications

Do you know an ugly dog that's simply irresistible? Applications must be submitted by June 21, 2023, for this year's June 23 event.
A Russian blue cat sunning herself on the floor near a window

5 sun-warming spots your cat will gravitate to in the spring

These spots in your house will be your cat's favorite sun-warming locations this spring.
A dog scratching

Help! I think my dog has fleas. Now what?

Flea medicine for dogs can prevent this issue. However, if your dog isn't on this medication or winds up with fleas anyway, what should you do?
Turtle pokes head out of the water from inside a tank

How to clean a turtle tank the right way and keep your reptile happy

How often should you clean a turtle tank? This is what you should know about when it comes to keeping your reptile's home comfortable for them.
Yorkshire terrier dog paw training outdoors

Should you continue to practice dog obedience training? Yes – here are 5 reasons why

Obedience training for dogs starts with 'sit' and 'stay,' but there is so much more it can do for you and your dog.
A white Shih Tzu sits on a porch and looks at the camera

Your guide to raising a happy, healthy Shih Tzu dog – find out if this is the perfect breed for you

Shih Tzu dogs are loved for their affectionate personalities. Small in stature, these dogs have huge hearts. Are they the pet for you? Read on.
A brown dachshund lying on a beige sheet outdoors

7 puppy potty training tips to housebreak your dachshund

Dachshunds are known for being difficult to housebreak. Here are seven great potty training tips for your wiener dog.
A dog lies in the grass and howls at the sky

Howling dog went viral for sounding like an opera singer — we can’t get enough

Why do dogs sing? We look into this particular instinct and showcase on of the top opera singing dogs on the internet.
Four dogs in a park on leashes

What is a martingale dog collar, and how should you fit your pup with one?

The martingale collar: What it is, which dogs should use it, and how to properly fit one (with a step-by-step guide to getting it on your pup).
A black and white Pomeranian sits in front of a tulip field and gives a head tilt

50 spring-inspired names for dogs, from Forrest to Petunia

If you're adopting a new dog this spring, you may want to consider these 50 names. They're all inspired by the season.
Man cleans aquarium with fish

How to get rid of aquarium worms from your tank quickly

No one wants worms in their aquarium - they're not only gross but can lead to bigger problems in your fish tank. Here's how to get rid of them.
A woman kissing a dog

Have your heart set on a breed? Here’s why it’s important to consider different types of dogs

It's natural to have your heart set on a specific pet, like a small dog. Here's why you should do the research and consider many different types of dogs.
Cat walks on the counter in a kitchen

The newest TikTok trend is cute, but not great for cats

Think twice before you start chopping up an onion around your feline. It'll make her eyes water and onions are poisonous to cats.
Dog scratches their side while in the grass

This is what a flea looks like, and it’s disgusting

When you see what a flea really looks like up close, you'll make sure to never let them anywhere near your dog or cat.