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Do cats sleep more in winter because they’re depressed? Here’s what to know about seasonal changes in felines

If it seems like your cat sleeps more in winter, you're not just imagining things. Here's what to know about cats, sleep, and seasonal depression.
Chihuahua cocks his head while lying on the carpet

Velcro dogs: The pets most likely to become mini stalkers (and what to do about it)

Do you have a velcro dog? Find out what it means to have a pup that follows you around constantly and what you can do to curb the behavior.
Hamster sleeps in a small wooden house in his cage

Why do hamsters sleep so much? When to be concerned about their health

Hamsters snooze a lot, especially during the day. Here's when you should be worried about your hamster's sleeping habits.
Kitten sitting outside of litter box

How to introduce a new litter box to your cat: Our top tips

Convincing a cat to try something new isn’t easy — until now. Here are tips to get your kitty to use a new litter box.
An elderly golden retriever stands outside in the sunshine

How can you tell how old a dog is? Easy ways to figure it out

Use these tips to figure out the age of your dog when you aren't sure.
Woman snuggling Samoyed puppy in front of the Christmas tree

Is getting a puppy for Christmas a good idea? You can’t return them like an ugly sweater

Don't jump into dog ownership this holiday season before making sure you're ready. If you're getting a puppy for Christmas, here's what you must know.
Gray cat curled up under a fluffy blanket

6 common reasons your cat sleeps under the covers and how to prevent it

Sometimes, cats just love sleeping under the covers. Here are some common reasons why and what you can do about it.
A dog steals dinner from the Christmas table

Vets reveal 5 biggest dangers to pets during the Christmas season (and what to do to keep them safe

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but vets warn it's also the most dangerous for pets. Keep track of these things so your animals stay safe.
Jack Russell terrier in from of Christmas tree with presents

Is your dog drinking Christmas tree water? It could be more dangerous for their health than you realize

If your dog drinks Christmas tree water, it could be poisonous to them. Here are some ways to keep them safe this holiday season.
A black and white cat in a Christmas tree

Here’s what to do if your cat’s chewing the Christmas tree lights

Is your cat chewing the Christmas tree lights? This is what you should do to stop your cat from getting her claws in the decorations this year.
A red and white Shiba Inu jumps through the snow in a fenced backyard

Is it safe to keep dogs outside in winter? You’d better follow these guidelines

It is essential for pet parents to know how to keep outside dogs warm in winter weather, including when to bring them inside. This guide will help.
Dog barks outside in a lawn

Why won’t my dog bark? Here’s when pet parents should be concerned

Why won't my dog bark? There are plenty of reasons why your dog isn't barking. Learn what you can do and when you should consult a vet.
Basking Chinese water dragon

Best reptile pets: These are the 5 most affectionate reptiles you can welcome into your home

What are the best reptile pets for handling? Here are the 5 most affectionate types of reptiles and how to show them you care.
A black lab and pit bull mix dog licks their lips and looks up at the camera

Why do dogs lick their lips? This is when you should be worried

Dogs can lick their lips for a lot of reasons. This is what you should know.
Shorthair kitten sitting in a litter box

Why is your cat lying in the litter box?

Your cat may have reasons for lying in the litter box, but that doesn't make it OK. Here's what to do when you find your cat sitting in the litter box.
A cat sits beneath a Christmas tree on top of a present

Video: This is everything that can go wrong with your cat and your Christmas tree

Cats can't help it: They have to climb the Christmas tree. While it looks funny in this video, you need to protect your pets this holiday.
Sad dog resting his head near a shoe

Why is my dog whining? 6 common reasons and what you can do to stop it

If you're asking, "why is my dog whining?" you'll want to learn about these common reasons for vocalization. You can probably fix your dog's whining!
A gray munchkin cat kitten stands on top of a white dressing table

Everything you need to know about the munchkin cat: Some facts may surprise you

Here's a closer look at everything you should know before getting a munchkin cat, including the cost, life span, and personality.
Gray cat biting a person's hand

Is your cat biting when you pet them? This is what they’re trying to tell you

Is your cat biting you when you're petting them? Yes, your feline friend is trying to tell you something. Follow these steps to figure out the cause.
Overhead shot of dog paws and a bowl of kibble

Is your old dog not eating? It probably has nothing to do with hunger

Here are reasons why your old dog isn't eating anymore. Most of the time, you don't need to be overly concerned.
Side view of a cat sticking out its tongue

Why do cats stick out their tongues? Here are several surprising (and mostly harmless) reasons

There are a few potential causes behind cats sticking out their tongues and for your cat's funny-looking, tongue-half-out appearance.
A woman wearing a sleep mask over her eyes snuggles a Pug with his tongue out in bed

Why do dogs sleep under the covers? It all comes down to nature

Why do dogs love sleeping under the covers? The answer may surprise you, but it's super sweet. Here's what to know.
An Australian shepherd playing outside in the snow

How cold is too cold for dogs? What you should know

How cold is too cold dogs? These are the facts you should know about your dog being in the cold weather.
Yellow seahorse in water

Can you keep pet seahorses in your home aquarium? Here’s what you need to know

Seahorses are quite interesting creatures, but require a bit of extra work. With the right prep, you'll love your new pet.
Gray longhair cat sitting indoors in a sunny spot

Can indoor cats grow winter coats? Here’s what to know about feline coat thickness in winter

Even if they live indoors, your cats will grow winter coats. Here's what you need to know to help them stay as comfortable as possible this winter.
An old brown dog lying on a comfortable bed

When to be concerned about an old dog breathing heavy and what to do about it

A panting dog is usually no cause for concern. But sudden heavy breathing in an older pup might be a symptom of more severe issues.
Dog on leash pulling woman

6 effective tips to stop dogs from leash pulling for good

Stop dogs from leash pulling with these great tips to discourage the behavior. You'll be walking in peace before you know it.
A dark-haired woman wearing a green sweater holds a tabby cat on her lap

3 scientific benefits of being a cat person – you’ll be surprised with what we found

We're here to share the top three benefits of sharing your home with a feline companion -- and recommend some of our favorite beginner-friendly cat breeds, too.
A rhodesian ridgeback with a gray face stands and looks to the side

Is your old dog shaking? 1 of these 7 problems may be the cause

If your old dog is shaking, one of these seven reasons could explain why. Here's how to diagnose the root of your senior pup's tremors.
A Jack Russell terrier lies in bed between the feet of his owner

Is your puppy breathing fast while sleeping? Here’s when you should worry and how to help your dog

You want your pet to feel safe and comfortable when they are asleep. Here's what to do if you notice your puppy breathing fast while sleeping.
A cat stares at the running sink carefully

Funny cat behavior: This confused kitty’s reaction to a running bath is hilarious

It's a well known fact that cats hate water, but where does this come from? Watch one cat's fascination with the tub and find out why cats hate wet.
A fluffy gray cat perches in a windowsill surrounded by autumnal decor

Can cats eat turkey? These are the Thanksgiving foods your cat can eat safely

Can cats eat turkey? Here are foods that are safe to share with your cat this Thanksgiving holiday (and the ones that aren't).
White dog catching red ring in the snow

Try these useful tips to train a dog to pee outside in the cold

Some dogs hate going outside in cold weather and refuse to do their business. Here's how to get them to go potty no matter the temperature.
A black cat with a dusting of snow on her coat stands outside

Is it safe for cats to be outside in winter? The answer may surprise you

Know the following information before allowing your cat outdoors in the winter.
Cat with blue eyes staring into the distance

Can cats have autism? Here’s what to know about unusual behavior in cats

While cats can't have autism, there are some special-needs cats. We help you learn some important things about feline behavior.
Dog with flappy ears in bed

How to clean your dog’s ears: A step-by-step guide every pet parent needs

Only a small number of dog owners know how to clean a dog's ears, so here's what you'll need to know about ear cleaning in dogs.
Cat sitting in a lap

Lap time, nap time: Why your lap cat chooses to sit on you

There are many reasons a cat enjoys climbing into your lap to sit or lie down. Here they are, and yes, your cat does like you.
An old black dog with a graying muzzle lying on a porch

Are your dear old dog’s back legs collapsing? Here’s what to do

It can be frightening if your older dog's back legs collapse. Here's what you should know to help both of you through this.
Cat curled up in a ball while sleeping in grass

Video: We’ve seen some weird cat sleeping spots, but this feline’s is the strangest

Cats love to sleep in weird positions. Check out one of the strangest we've seen and learn more about why they choose weird spots to nap in.
Hamster in a glass box

How to potty train a hamster (yes you can)

Here’s everything you need to know on how to potty train a hamster. Your furry friend will have a cleaner and better-smelling cage if you do.
Bottle feeding a newborn puppy

How much should newborn puppies eat? Follow this feeding chart

Follow these guidelines and the newborn puppy feeding chart to figure out how much food your puppy should eat at each meal.
PETLIBRO Granary automatic cat feeder with cat nearby

Making the lives of pets and owners better: This smart cat feeder has a camera

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Striped cat sitting on a bed in the bedroom

Why is my cat peeing on my bed? The real truth (and how to stop this gross habit)

Your cat peeing on your bed is one of the most irritating things possible. We discuss your cat’s peeing problem, the causes, and the solutions.
Woman feeding dog in kitchen

How to cook chicken for dogs the right way

Feeding chicken to your dog can be both delicious and nutritious. Here are the right ways to cook chicken for your four-legged friend.
Tabby cat sitting in a litter box

The coolest cat litter box options for your furry friend

Choosing the right litter box depends on your cat's preference, size, the cat litter you use, and the space you have available. Check out these cool options.
Gray cat lying on a white comforter at the foot of a bed

Does your cat sleep with you? You should be thrilled

If your independent cat sleeps with you, you're doing something right. Here are the reasons why he might choose to cuddle up by your side at night.
A yellow Labrador retriever puppy lies in a crate

Wondering how to start crate training your 8-week-old puppy? Here’s what you need to know

Crate training your puppy has many long-term benefits. Here's how to crate train your 8-week-old puppy with ease.
A Yorkshire terrier poodle mix dog 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

Learning how to spot the beginning of a dog's cycle can be easy, but how will you know when she's done menstruating?
Dog stares at a basket of laundry

Love funny dog videos? This pup jumped in the dryer to get at that nice, warm sleeping spot

Dogs love laundry, before it goes in and when it comes out warm. This funny dog video takes one pup's dryer obsession to its natural conclusion.
Burning incense and tabby cat

Is incense bad for cats? 4 important things to consider before using it in your home

Is incense bad for cats? Do you love the smell of it but worry about the potential for harming your feline friend? This is everything you should consider.