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Why do cats meow excessively? 6 possible causes – and solutions that can help you both

Why do cats meow excessively? 6 possible causes – and solutions that can help you both

Talkative cats are cute, but excessive meowing can be annoying. Here are some possible causes and solutions that can help both of you.
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Wondering how to take care of a hamster? Here are 8 pet hamster care tips that all beginners need to follow

Wondering how to take care of a hamster? Here are 8 pet hamster care tips that all beginners need to follow

New to hamster pet ownership and wondering how to take care of him? Follow these tips to keep your little guy safe and healthy.
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Wondering what to feed baby birds? Here are 5 things you should never offer them

Wondering what to feed baby birds? Here are 5 things you should never offer them

Feeding a baby bird isn't easy. If you're unsure what to feed a baby bird, avoid these these foods that aren't good for fledglings.
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Video: Squirrel’s amusing hijinks annoy this persistent indoor cat

Video: Squirrel’s amusing hijinks annoy this persistent indoor cat

This video of a brazen squirrel practically daring an indoor cat to catch them is the funniest thing we've seen all week.
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Are Himalayan dog chews safe for your pet? Know this before you buy

Are Himalayan dog chews safe for your pet? Know this before you buy

Himalayan dog chews are all the rage. But are they safe for your pet to eat? We'll shed some light.
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When do puppies stop biting? That might be up to their owner

When do puppies stop biting? That might be up to their owner

Biting is a normal, albeit annoying, part of being a puppy. This is when puppies finally stop biting everything in sight.
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Can snakes swim? Here’s what you need to know about how these legless creatures move through water

Can snakes swim? Here’s what you need to know about how these legless creatures move through water

How do snakes swim without any arms -- and can snakes swim at all? We answer some of these burning questions about your pet.
Hamster peeks out of his cage

This is how to find a lost hamster the same day it goes missing

This is how to find a lost hamster the same day it goes missing

Wondering how to find a lost hamster quickly and safely? Here's what you can do to locate a hamster that got out of its cage.
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Dog Crocs are going viral (again), so here’s what to know before making your next adorable purchase

Dog Crocs are going viral (again), so here’s what to know before making your next adorable purchase

Dog Crocs are here and they are a hit -- whether your pup is an influencer or a couch potato!
Angry cat with dilated pupils hissing

Watch out for these telltale signs of rabies in cats: What every pet parent needs to know

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

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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How long do cats live? The answer may actually depend on their human parent

How long do cats live? The answer may actually depend on their human parent

How long do cats live? The answer to this question depends on multiple factors, including care from you, their human. Here's what to know.
A pit bull wearing fake horns poses for a Halloween photoshoot by a jack-o-lantern

7 Halloween pet safety tips all pet parents should learn for a stress-free spooky season

7 Halloween pet safety tips all pet parents should learn for a stress-free spooky season

Here are seven tips to keep your pet safe this Halloween.
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Video: Cat discovers the office water cooler, hilarity ensues

Video: Cat discovers the office water cooler, hilarity ensues

Do you wish you could take your cat to work with you? After this video about a cat drinking water, you’re really going to wish your office was pet-friendly.
Cat with empty bowl looking up

Loss of weight in cats can be a symptom of many things – Here’s what you need to know and when to call the vet

Loss of weight in cats can be a symptom of many things – Here’s what you need to know and when to call the vet

Loss of weight in cats is a serious issue. Here's why you need to contact your veterinarian as soon as possible.
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Dogs on Halloween: Pro tips to keep them stress-free and happy so you can enjoy the day together

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.
A West Highland White Terrier dressed as a vampire sits beside a little girl dressed as a witch

Your ultimate guide to celebrating Halloween with pets

Your ultimate guide to celebrating Halloween with pets

Here's the ultimate guide to a wonderful Halloween with your pets.
A poodle mix 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

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 period can be easy as pie, but how will you know when she's done menstruating for this cycle?
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Is there blood in your cat’s stool? Don’t panic – here’s what it means and what to do

Is there blood in your cat’s stool? Don’t panic – here’s what it means and what to do

If your cat has bloody stools, don't panic -- you might just have to wait it out. Reach for this guide before calling the vet.
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Spooks can stress out even the friendliest feline: 5 tips for an anxiety-free cat on Halloween

Spooks can stress out even the friendliest feline: 5 tips for an anxiety-free cat on Halloween

Halloween can scare even the calmest cats. These tips can help if your cat gets frightened by trick-or-treaters.
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Why do birds sing in the morning? There are 2 clever reasons for it

Why do birds sing in the morning? There are 2 clever reasons for it

There are two key reasons why birds sing in the morning and both go back to their evolution and status as prey animals.
A kitten sitting in a cauldron wearing a witch costume

The 5 best Halloween costumes for cats you can get online (and how to pick the best one)

The 5 best Halloween costumes for cats you can get online (and how to pick the best one)

Your feline friend will be ready for trick-or-treating and fun fall photoshoots with these adorable cat Halloween costumes.
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These dog and cat breeds have the most expensive vet bills

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?
Dog eating bread

Is it healthy to feed a dog bread?

Is it healthy to feed a dog bread?

Many people share bread with their dogs as a treat, but is it really safe for them? Our article discusses the pros and cons of dogs eating bread.
A large dog with blue eyes looks up at the camera while lying on the floor next to a food bowl filled with kibble

The best high-fiber dog foods for pups with poop problems

The best high-fiber dog foods for pups with poop problems

High-fiber foods have a lot of benefits for your dog, but are they worth switching to an entirely new kibble? These products might change your mind.
A cockapoo lies on their back on a chair, covered in Halloween candy

My dog ate Halloween candy – here’s what to do even if your dog has no symptoms

My dog ate Halloween candy – here’s what to do even if your dog has no symptoms

Halloween candy is delicious, but not for dogs. Here's what to do if your dog gets a taste of something they shouldn't have.
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How to reduce cat hair shedding: Nutrition, grooming, cleaning, and more

How to reduce cat hair shedding: Nutrition, grooming, cleaning, and more

Want to limit the amount of cat hair on your couch? Try these strategies for a happy cat and an even happier home.
Fish tank with aquatic plants

Wondering what sharks are ideal for your home aquarium? These sharks fit right in

Wondering what sharks are ideal for your home aquarium? These sharks fit right in

Adding a shark to your aquarium creates a bit of mystery and intrigue. We’ve found some species that are small enough for you to enjoy.
A tri-colored cavalier king Charles spaniel lies with his paws under his chin on a gray couch

4 best dog couches that your dog (and wallet) will love

4 best dog couches that your dog (and wallet) will love

These dog couches are so cute, you'll wish they came in people size. Plus, they fit in every home no matter your style.
Young kitten playing with the tip of a cat's tail

Why do cats chase their tails? The reasons may surprise you

Why do cats chase their tails? The reasons may surprise you

Cats chase their tails for many reasons. Understanding this behavior is important so you can intervene when necessary.
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7 easy and affordable small dog Halloween costume ideas that are perfect for both tricks and treats

7 easy and affordable small dog Halloween costume ideas that are perfect for both tricks and treats

Nothing tops dogs in costume, so get your fur baby ready for the spooky season with these seven adorable, easy, and affordable Halloween outfit ideas.
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When do kittens’ eyes change colors? The answer is pretty cool – Here’s what to know

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

Kittens' eyes don't stay blue for long. When do kittens' eyes change colors? Everything you need to know about whether a cat's eyes can change color.
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Now is the best time to grab Roborock’s S7+ smart vacuum and auto-empty dock

Now is the best time to grab Roborock’s S7+ smart vacuum and auto-empty dock

Roborock's S7+ smart vacuum and auto-empty dock will clean your home, hands-free, for up to 60 days, making it one of the best. It's on sale for Prime Day, too!
Border Collie in a skeleton shirt sits in a pile of autumn leaves

8 frighteningly amazing large dog Halloween costume ideas to try on your pup

8 frighteningly amazing large dog Halloween costume ideas to try on your pup

Your large dog will look spooky, adorable, or totally silly in these easily homemade costume ideas -- it's up to you!
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With these deals, Roborock is supporting pet owners everywhere

With these deals, Roborock is supporting pet owners everywhere

Tired of cleaning up after your pets? Roborock's excellent smart vacuums can do it all for you, and they're on sale for a hefty discount right now!
Tiger cat lying toward the front of a kennel

What you need to know about crating a cat at night

What you need to know about crating a cat at night

There are many reasons a cat may need to be crated at night. If you need to crate your cat, read this handy guide first.
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Why do dogs sleep on their backs? The adorable reasons will leave you feeling overjoyed

Why do dogs sleep on their backs? The adorable reasons will leave you feeling overjoyed

If your dog sleeps on their back, you should be one proud pet parent. This position is one sign of a comfortable, happy pup!
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Thyroid issues in dogs: These are the telltale signs you should consult a vet

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.
Siberian husky with white fur on grass

Understanding husky language: Posture, tail wagging, ears, and other body clues

Understanding husky language: Posture, tail wagging, ears, and other body clues

Do you ever wonder what your husky is thinking? You can find the answer in his body language, not in his operatic howls!
A cockapoo dog runs through a grassy field

All about Poodle mixes: The cutest ‘doodle’ and ‘poo’ breeds for you to consider

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

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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Video: 3 owls adorably try (and sort of succeed) at dancing

Video: 3 owls adorably try (and sort of succeed) at dancing

This video features three dancing owls — to varying degrees of success. (Regardless of their dancing skills, these are the cutest owls we've ever seen.)
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Dog playpens are a great idea for puppies and older pets alike – here are the ones we recommend

Dog playpens are a great idea for puppies and older pets alike – here are the ones we recommend

The best dog playpens fit your home, lifestyle, and pet's needs while keeping everyone safe and happy. Here are the tops ones we found.
A German Shepherd puppy sticks out their tongue

Why do dogs stick out their tongues? Here’s what vets say about the ‘blep’

Why do dogs stick out their tongues? Here’s what vets say about the ‘blep’

Wether you see the tip of your dog's tongue or the whole nine yards, these are just a few reasons why. When in doubt, you can always ask a vet!
Two white kittens looking curious

Why does my cat stare at me for no reason? Good question – we dug up some answers for you

Why does my cat stare at me for no reason? Good question – we dug up some answers for you

Why does my cat stare at me? There's usually a reason — or perhaps reasons. Here's what to know and when to be concerned.
A senior Chihuahua takes medication in a plastic syringe

How to make a dog throw up – safely, quickly, and at home – after ingesting something he shouldn’t have

How to make a dog throw up – safely, quickly, and at home – after ingesting something he shouldn’t have

Has your dog ingested a foreign object? Learning how to make them throw up can be a lifesaving skill, so don't wait to do your research.
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6 totally adorable, TikTok-approved ways to include dogs in a wedding

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!
A marble countertop with miniature pumpkins and fall-themed dog treats

5 easy-to-make DIY dog treats that you can make for your pup this fall

5 easy-to-make DIY dog treats that you can make for your pup this fall

There are pumpkin spice lattes for humans, and these DIY dog treats for your pup... because no dog should miss out on yummy fall ingredients!
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4 fantastic alternatives to cones for dogs that actually work

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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5 fantastic ways pets in a classroom benefit kids (and the best pets to get)

5 fantastic ways pets in a classroom benefit kids (and the best pets to get)

Studies show that classroom pets provide important benefits for students. Find out which animals make the best classroom pets.