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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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What is the difference between cat breeds? Here’s what to know about different types of felines

Dog breeds get a ton of attention, but there are many different types of cats. Learn more about different cat breeds so you can make the best decisions.
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Why you shouldn’t feed your dogs trail mix

Trail mix can be a nutritious snack for people, but it has more risks than benefits for furry friends. Here's why dogs shouldn't eat trail mix.
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How to make a parrot’s perch with a natural branch (it’s easy!)

It's easy to make a parrot perch with a natural branch. Here are the steps to follow to ensure it's safe and fun for your bird.
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This is how you get rid of black beard algae in your fish tank

Black beard algae can wreak havoc in a fish tank. Follow these steps to eliminate this algae from your aquarium.
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Bird won’t stop chirping? How to keep your pet bird quiet

Does your bird keep chirping and waking you up at night? Here's what to do to keep them quiet so you can both get some sleep.
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.
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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.