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Two cory catfish hang out on the bottom of the tank

Looking to add corydoras to your aquarium? Here’s what you need to know first

Like many catfish, corydoras make great beginner fish for an amateur aquarist, but there are still a few key things they need to stay happy.
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Being a cat person will help you get dates: Study

Forget the lonely cat person trope! A new study claims that kitty owners are actually more likely to be in a relationship.
A large aquarium filled with plants and small fish

Aquarium fish keeping 101: Start your new hobby and keep your fish alive

Setting up your first tank might seem daunting. Run through our checklist to make sure you have everything in place so your fish stay alive and happy.
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5 safe and fun adventures you can plan with your small dog

Want to go on an adventure with your small dog? Try out one of these little-pup-approved outings that will thrill you both.
A Jack Russell terrier lies on their back while the owner rubs their belly and reads a book

Is a terrier right for you? Here are the 5 things to know before bringing one home

Terriers make up a large group of pups, one of which might be the perfect pooch for you. Think about these five things before adopting one.
A Pomeranian near a food dish

Time to clear up these Pomeranian myths

There are many cute dog breeds, and the Pomeranian is one of them. Still, there are some myths to clear up about Pomeranians.
A harlequin Great Dane sleeps on their bed on a wooden floor

Think big dogs breeds can’t be in an apartment? Think again

Don't count out all of the big dog breeds if you're living in an apartment. Some larger dogs can thrive in a smaller space.
A woman training a dog

What to do when dog obedience training stalls

Dog obedience training is important. However, it's not always smooth sailing. Here's what to do if your beloved pet backslides.
A very small turtle sits in the palm of someone's hand outside

Is buying a baby turtle illegal? Here is how to bring home this reptile legally and ethically

It might seem that turtles are one of the easiest pets to own, but they actually require a lot of work, starting before you even bring them home.
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This adorable video of a cat and dog’s friendship is the cutest thing we’ve seen

Dogs and cats have a reputation for fighting but this sweet pair will change your mind on that when the tiny kitten gives her dog friend a bath.
Pomeranian runs with their tongue hanging out

Should you get a Pomeranian? These little pups pack enormous personalities

Toy breeds might as well be a different species from their giant cousins. They have unique needs that you should know before bringing home a Pomeranian.
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How long after neutering a dog does behavior change? These are the differences you might see

We all benefit when pets get neutered because it reduces the number of unwanted puppies. But it's important to make the right choice for each dog.
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The most common annoying cat behaviors, explained

Is it a common cat behavior or cause for concern? Here's a cat behavior guide with tips on how to deal with unwanted issues.
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Can pet owners keep up with rising costs? Recent survey reveals the facts

Owning a pet can be expensive and it's only gotten worse in the last few years. But there's a few things you can do to stay on top of it.
A beige terrier reaches for a heart-shaped box of chocolates while a woman keeps it out of her dog's reach

How to keep your dog safe from chocolate and what to do when they eat it

You should follow these steps to keep chocolate away from dogs, but they might get into it anyway. Here's what to do first (and what to never do).
A woman taking a selfie with her white dog

Pamper your pooch with the best dog Valentine’s Day activities

Is your dog your main squeeze? Shower them with love and attention by participating in one or more of these seven dog Valentine's Day activities.
Three puppies play in a grassy park

Puppy Bowl XIX: All about this year’s athletes and where to watch them play

Here's everything you need to know before you tune into Puppy Bowl XIX. This year's game will be bigger than ever!
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Funny birds video: Check out these parrots playing peekaboo

Can't get enough of funny bird videos? You'll love these two parrots playing peekaboo and chattering to each other.
A poodle mix dog wearing a Green Bay Packers shirt and hat sits and looks into the camera

6 ways to make your Super Bowl party dog-friendly this year

From football-shaped dog biscuits to essential safety considerations, you can't throw a dog-friendly Super Bowl party without going through this list.
A dog lies on the bed surrounded by roses for Valentine's Day

5 dog outings to plan for your Valentine’s Day (with or without a human date)

Treat yourself and your pup on Valentine's Day this year by indulging in some fun pet-friendly activities that you'll both enjoy.
Two puppies sit in a lawn with flowers

Rover is out: These were the most popular dog names in 2022 (plus how to pick the right one for your pup)

Need to pick the perfect name for your new pet? Check out these top names from 2022 and follow our simple rules for choosing the right one.
A shar-pei dog wearing a red party hat looks at a hand holding a heart-shaped lollipop

Homemade Valentine’s Day treats for dogs: Biscuits, frozen yogurt, and more festive favorites

From heart-shaped biscuits to frozen treats, there's no shortage of ways to spoil your dog this Valentine's Day. These are our favorite recipes.
A cat at the vet

What you can do to help your cat after surgery and show your pet how much you love them

Cat surgery isn't the most fun part of being a pet. Understanding common cat behavior after surgery and keeping them comfy can help.
A sad white bulldog

Urinary tract infections in dogs are so painful – here are ways you can help your pet through one

It's pretty common for vets to see urinary traction infections in dogs. The prognosis is good, but prompt diagnosis and care are essential. Here's what to know.
Bob cat and skunk meet in the yard

Cat sprayed by a skunk? Stop everything and do this immediately

There's nothing worse than having to clean your cat after he's been sprayed by a skunk. Follow these steps to rid him of the smell quickly.
A team of huskies stand in the snow while the leader makes a fuss

Video: Husky wants a dog treat (and just won’t be deterred)

Huskies are known for throwing big tantrums and Archer is no exception. Watch him become increasingly difficult after he doesn't get his snack.
Bobi, the world's oldest dog, sits next to his plaque commemorating his world record

Meet Bobi, the 30-year-old Rafeiro do Alentejo named the world’s oldest dog ever recorded

Meet Bobi, the oldest dog in the world. Though he's only held the title for a short time, he's already making headlines.
A dog being trained on a mat

How to do dog behavior training the right way so it sticks

Every dog should be trained — it's the responsible thing to do as a pet owner. Follow these steps to get the most out of your dog behavior training sessions.
A brown puppy wearing a neon orange harness looks up

Expert tips for taking your puppy on their first walk

Walking your puppy for the first time doesn't have to be a nightmare. Try these expert-approved tips for a walk in the park that's a walk in the park!
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Bird training classes are a thing – Here’s how to get your pet circus ready

Whether you go to a bird training class or try YouTube videos, you can train your feathered friend in a few easy steps.
A therapy dog wearing their harness sits and looks to the side

Mental health service dogs 101: What you need to know about alert dogs, emotional support animals, and others

Dogs have a way of healing hearts. Let's uncover the difference between therapy dogs, emotional support animals, and service dogs for mental health.
A German shepherd and a husky sitting in the snow

Essential tips to keep your dog safe in snowy and winter weather

To keep your dog safe in the snow, there are guidelines you'll want to follow. Take a look at these tips before braving the cold this winter.
Gray cat in a cat bed

Are urinary tract infections in cats possible? What cat parents should know about this condition

Is it a UTI? What every kitty caregiver should know about urinary tract infections in cats, including risks, treatment, and prevention.
Man holds his Bernese mountain dog outside

5 most common Bernese mountain dog health issues and what to do about them

Thinking about getting a Bernese mountain dog? These are the health conditions you should look out for before bringing one home and through their life.
Happy golden lies down on the pavement to get pets

Video: Playful dog is so excited to see dad, he won’t let him take his boots off

Golden Retrievers are known for being playful and fun. George takes all of that to the next level in this funny video of a dog posted to Reddit.
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Should you get a health and dog DNA kit? Here’s what you need to know about this new trend

Which dog breed and health kit should you get for your pup and are they even worth it? Find out what you'll spend and discover answers from a dog DNA kit.
A pug wearing a sweater walks through the snow

How long can you walk your dog in cold weather? Experts tell us

Walking your dog in winter might seem like a daunting task, but you can make it comfortable and easy with these tips. They're expert-approved!
A happy Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever smiles at the camera

4 ways to uplift your dog’s mental health and why it’s so important

Your dog's mental health might seem like a foreign subject at first, but your furry friend's needs may be surprisingly similar to your own. Here's what to know.
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Keep your pup and your wallet safe with dog health insurance – what you need to know

How much is health insurance for a dog? We break down the costs and help you figure out if it's worth it for your pup.
A Bengal cat lies on a white floor and bathes their forelimb

Bengal cats: What to know about these quirky descendants of Asian leopards

Are Bengal cats the perfect breed for you? If you want a medium to large cat that loves to play, they might be.
A poodle-mix dog crouches in the snow to play

Is cold just as bad as heat for dog paws? We asked the experts

Cold weather can take a toll on your dog's paws, so here's what you need to know. With these tips, you can keep your buddy's toe beans warm and comfy!
A blue-eyed white cat sprawls out on top of a rug with a forlorn expression

Can cats suffer from mental health conditions the way dogs can?

Find out if cats suffer from mental health issues like dogs can. Learn what the causes are of cat anxiety and how you can help them.
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Video: Mommy parrot plays peekaboo with her babies

Many parrots can learn how to talk but this sweet mom takes things to the next level when she decides to play a game of Peekaboo with her brood.
Parakeet picks at their feathers

Why do birds lose their feathers? Here’s when to worry

If your bird is losing feathers, you might need to be concerned. Take a closer look at these factors to determine the cause and find the solution.
A blue-eyed Siberian husky puppy sitting on grass

Can huskies be aggressive? It depends on the circumstances

Here's what you need to know if you're considering getting a husky.
Lab puppy on a bed

How to successfully crate train your new Labrador puppy

With these tips, your Lab puppy will love their crate — and so will you! There's no reason not to try it with your new best friend.
Cat sitting and eating a treat

Is chocolate toxic for cats like it is for dogs?

Here's the scoop on whether chocolate is bad for cats like it is for dogs.
Anxious calico cat lying in the cat bed of a cat tree

Do cats get separation anxiety just like dogs do?

What you need to know about whether cats get separation anxiety.
Gray and white cat scratching couch

What it means when your cat is constantly scratching and how to stop it

Even though scratching is an instinctual behavior, it can get out of hand. Luckily, there's a lot you can do to keep scratching under control.
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.