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A Shepherd dog sits in a kennel at an animal shelter

Considering dog boarding for your next vacation? Read this first

Considering dog boarding for your next vacation? Read this first

Before you consider boarding your dog, learn what to look for in a dog kennel.
A closeup shot of a Doberman Pinscher's profile.

The 8 smartest dog breeds, ranked

The 8 smartest dog breeds, ranked

These smartest dog breeds will impress with their intelligence
Scary striped cat hissing

Why do cats hiss? 6 possible reasons behind this unsettling behavior

Why do cats hiss? 6 possible reasons behind this unsettling behavior

Cat hissing is totally normal behavior, but that doesn't mean it isn't unsettling when it happens. We list the reasons why cats do it.
Closeup of a Maine Coon's face

How to tell if your cat is a Maine Coon mix (and why you should care)

How to tell if your cat is a Maine Coon mix (and why you should care)

Look for these characteristics in your cat to determine if you have a Maine Coon mix on your hands.
Sea turtle swims gently in the sea

Are turtles reptiles or amphibians? Here’s what you need to know

Are turtles reptiles or amphibians? Here’s what you need to know

Here's the truth about whether turtles are reptiles or amphibians.
Old lab sitting on couch smiling

How to prevent your older dog from losing their teeth down the road

How to prevent your older dog from losing their teeth down the road

Here's what you can do to stop your old dog from losing his teeth.
A Siberian Husky wearing sunglasses looks to the side, mouth open slightly

5 game-changing facts about Siberian Huskies we bet you didn’t know

5 game-changing facts about Siberian Huskies we bet you didn’t know

There's so much to know about Siberian Huskies beyond their abilities in the snow. Here's what you've been missing.
A Siberian cat lying in a pile of fallen autumn leaves.

There’s an easy way to tell how old your cat really is

There’s an easy way to tell how old your cat really is

Here's how you can figure out how old your cat is.
deaf dog viral video a small jack russell terrier in red collar running  jumping playing and barking on gray sidewalk tile at

Viral video of a deaf dog that thinks she’s barking is the cutest thing ever

Viral video of a deaf dog that thinks she’s barking is the cutest thing ever

This video of a deaf dog features a super-cute pet attempting to bark — but while the action looks right, no sound actually comes out of the pooch’s mouth.
Girl looks at her pet hamster

Why is my hamster shaking? When pet parents should be worried

Why is my hamster shaking? When pet parents should be worried

Why is my hamster shaking? There are a few reasons why he might shiver (and they each require a different response).
Tiger kitten sitting in his litter box

Cat pee is no fun, but your kitty has a good reason to mark your stuff

Cat pee is no fun, but your kitty has a good reason to mark your stuff

If your cat has marked on something you hold dear, you're not alone. There's a reason cats pee on your stuff.
A Golden Retriever chases his tail on the beach.

Why do dogs chase their tails? The answer is so simple it’s crazy

Why do dogs chase their tails? The answer is so simple it’s crazy

Here's the real answer to why dogs chase their tails.
A mama cat snuggling her three kittens.

When can kittens leave their mom? Don’t separate them too early

When can kittens leave their mom? Don’t separate them too early

Kittens need to stay with their moms, so don't separate them too early.
Himalayan cat lying on a white blanket

What’s the difference between a Himalayan and a Persian cat? Get the facts

What’s the difference between a Himalayan and a Persian cat? Get the facts

Learn the key differences between a Himalayan and Persian cat before you adopt.

Do puppies sleep a lot? Learn the sleeping habits of a healthy pup

Do puppies sleep a lot? Learn the sleeping habits of a healthy pup

Do puppies sleep a lot? Sleep is an essential element of human and canine development. Make sure you and your dog are rested for all that life has to offer.
Irish Setter lying in the snow.

How to keep dog houses warm all winter

How to keep dog houses warm all winter

Heating your dog's house for the winter won't take you longer than a single afternoon to complete. Our methods show how you can do it.
Adult pomsky in park.

Is a Pomsky a good family dog? What you need to know about this pint-sized mixed breed

Is a Pomsky a good family dog? What you need to know about this pint-sized mixed breed

If you're considering a Pomsky for your family dog, read this first. Here's what to know about this adorable mixed breed.
Pet supplies and toys at HSN.com for Valentine's Day.

Find the paw-fect item for your best friend: Shop pet supplies at HSN.com

Find the paw-fect item for your best friend: Shop pet supplies at HSN.com

Need some new gear for your best friend? HSN.com has you covered!
Someone stretches a Weimaraner dog's front leg

5 telltale signs of dog joint pain you should never ignore

5 telltale signs of dog joint pain you should never ignore

If your dog suffers from joint pain, there are many treatments available. Here’s what to look for.
Turtle walking on a table

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 turtles.
an akita sitting on the bed

Best guard dogs: These 7 breeds will protect you with their life

Best guard dogs: These 7 breeds will protect you with their life

Some dogs will do anything for us, even put their lives on the line to save ours. These seven protective dog breeds make the best guard dogs.
Dog sniffing at a black cat's ear

How much does it really cost to own a cat vs. a dog? The answer may surprise you

How much does it really cost to own a cat vs. a dog? The answer may surprise you

In general, it costs more to own a dog than a cat, but how much more? Here's what cat parents can expect to pay.