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- These eco-friendly dog beds will help keep your dog’s nap time as planet-friendly as possible.
Counting Down the 6 Best Brands of Ethical Dog FoodWe don’t often think about the ethical ramifications of feeding our pets, but some dog food brands take their commitment to ethics and sustainability very seriously.
What Should You Do If Your Pet Goes Into Labor? Here's How to PreparePregnant pets mean puppies and kittens are on the way — but what should you do when your pet starts going into labor? Here's what experts say.
Why Your Dog Is Eating GrassDoes your dog eat grass because they like the flavor or because something is physically wrong?
How to Get Your Cat Purring: Six Keys to Keeping Your Cat ContentThe predominant belief is that cats only purr when they are happy, but if that’s the case, what are some of the easiest ways to get your cat purring?
Sustainable Dog Food Brands You’ll Be Happy to Feed Your PupDog food might seem like it’s a one-size-fits-all type of thing, but some brands are far more sustainable than others.
Which Flea Collar Is Reportedly Linked to Pet Deaths, and What to Do If Your Dog Has OneFlea collars are apparently causing pet deaths, sicknesses, and injuries, and the EPA hasn't issued a warning. Here's what to do if you have one.
If You Want to Start Training a Service Dog, Here's How to Get StartedWondering how to get started in training a service dog? We’ve rounded up the top expert tips you need to know so you and your pup can be on your way.
What Does It Mean If My Cat Purrs?Purring might sound like a clear indication of kitty comfort, but what does it actually mean when your cat purrs?
What Is Your Cat Trying to Tell You? Breaking Down Common Feline Sounds and ExpressionsCats may be somewhat mysterious creatures, but we can teach you how to find meaning in their inscrutable facial expressions, sounds, and actions.
What Are the Best Human-Grade Dog Food Brands?The dog food industry has more options these days than ever before, but what are the best human-grade brands of dog food?
Where Should My Dog Be Sleeping?For new pet parents, determining where your dog should be sleeping is an important decision that can affect both your lives and your sleep schedules for a long time.
Does My Dog Need a Winter Jacket?Many people assume that their dogs need a winter jacket as much as we do, but is that a form of misplaced judgement or an actual necessity?
Puppy Love: How to Tell Your Dogs You Love ThemDogs show us affection in so many different ways, but how do we tell our dogs that we love them back in a language they will understand?
Unboxing the Crate Training Basics That All New Dog Owners Should KnowCrate training can be a difficult but necessary part of bringing up your puppy, but it’s easy enough to learn the basics and be successful.
What Your Dog’s Sleeping Position MeansDogs wind up sleeping in all sorts of goofy or adorable positions, but did you know that your dog’s sleeping position could have some hidden meaning?
Why Your Dog's Paws May Be Dry or CrackedDog’s paws go through just as much as our own feet do, but what does it mean when your dog’s paws are exceptionally dry?
Does My Cat Know That I Love Him?We provide them with food, homes, and care, but does your cat know that all of this affection is given out of love or do they just think they deserve it?
Why Your Cat Stares at YouMaking direct eye contact with a cat can sometimes prove to be quite jarring, but what does this peculiar feline behavior really mean?
Here's Why Your Cat Sleeps so MuchSometimes it seems like all cats do is sleep, but what drives our feline friends to nap so much?
How to Dispose of Dog Poop With Zero WasteDog parents are more than familiar with picking up after their pooches, but does all of that waste actually have to go to waste?
Can Dogs Tell When You're Pregnant?Dogs are able to detect many things about human health and behavior, but does your dog know when you’re pregnant?
Why Your Dog Might Be Eating GrassIt’s often assumed that dogs eat grass when they are sick, but there are, in fact, many reasons why your pup has suddenly decided they need more greens in their diet.
Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere?We love spending time with our canine companions, but why is it that we can’t even go to the bathroom without our dog following us to the door?
How to Watch Major Biden's "Indoguration" As the White House's First Shelter PupMajor Biden, the first-ever shelter pup to live in the White House, is going to have an "indoguration" ceremony to celebrate his brand new title.
Good Vibrations? Here's What It Means When Your Cat PurrsThey say that cats only purr when they are happy, but hidden within those apparently overt vibrations might be some hidden meaning that many pet parents are not yet aware of.
Are Oil Diffusers Safe for Pets? Here's Which Essential Oils Are Harmful to DogsEssential oil diffusers are becoming a mainstay of many modern households, but some fragrant oils safe for pets, while others can be harmful.
Just Because Your Dog Smells "Like Dog" Does Not Mean You Should Be Bathing Them so OftenEven if you own a dog that’s prone to getting dirty or smelly, understanding how often you should bathe your dog isn’t always an easy determination to make on your own.
'The Grinch' — and Other Movies — That Hired Rescue Dogs as ActorsA variety of movies and shows, from 'The Grinch' to 'Gifted,' have hired rescue dogs to act as beloved characters you've come to know and love.
Why Is My Cat Just Sitting in the Litter Box?Cats can be behave rather strangely but when you find them sitting in the litter box for a long period of time, it could mean something serious.
Why Does My Cat Drool When I Pet Him?Cats are not known to be heavy droolers but sometimes a little bit slips out here and there, but are cats drooling because they’re hungry or for different reasons?
Why Is My Dog Licking His Paws?There are a number of reasons why your dog might be licking his paws and some might actually have to be taken seriously.
How to Punish a Puppy Appropriately — And Reinforce Good BehaviorPuppy training can be a difficult process but knowing how to punish a puppy appropriately is the key to achieving successful results and a well-behaved dog.
Here’s What Happens (And What to Do) If Your Dog Eats Chocolate, According to a VetHere’s what happens when your dog consumes chocolate (and what you should do if that happens).
Does Your Dog Actually Like Running With You? Here's What Experts ThinkDo dogs actually enjoy running with their humans? Here's what experts believe, and what they recommend in the realm of comfortable running leashes.
Biden’s Dog Major Will Be the First Rescue Dog to Live in the White HouseJoe Biden's dog will be the first rescue dog to live in the White House.
Why Do Dogs Like Squeaky Toys?Ever wonder why your dog is drawn to the noisiest toys? We asked an expert!
7 Best Small Pets for KidsThese are the best small pets for your children, if your home can’t handle a bigger companion.
Telling Your Dog “I Love You” Increases Their Heart Rate by 46%, Study FindsTelling your dog “I love you” increases their heart rate by 46 percent, new study finds.
This State Just Made Cat Declawing IllegalDeclawing a cat unnecessarily can now leave a veterinarian with a $1,000 fine.
Why Does Catnip Make Cats High?Ever wonder why catnip makes cats high? This is why!
It’s National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day: Here’s How You Can Help a Shelter Animal (If You Can’t Adopt Right Now)Learn how you can help shelter dogs — without adopting one — this Adopt a Shelter Dog Day.
FDA Lab Animals Can Now Be Adopted Instead of Euthanized After ExperimentsA new FDA policy will no longer require animals used for lab experiments to be killed after testing is complete.
Animal Cruelty Is Officially a Nationwide FelonyPresident Trump signed the PACT Act on Monday, making animal cruelty a felony across the United States.
Nationwide Animal Cruelty Bill Now Just Needs President's Signature to Become a LawThe PACT Act has passed in the Senate, and the president's signature is all that stands behind animal cruelty becoming a nationwide felony.
Why Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms Have Killed 4 Dogs This WeekFour dogs have died after swimming in lakes with blue-green algae blooms.
Here’s How to Treat Fleas — the All-Natural WayNext time your pet has fleas, try treating him/her with these DIY, all-natural treatments!
Pay Off Your Parking Ticket By Donating Kitten Supplies to This Animal ShelterThe Muncie Police Department partnered with the local animal shelter, and let people pay off parking tickets by donating cat food and litter.
Is Rawhide Bad for Dogs? Everything You Need to Know, Plus Safer AlternativesRawhide chews are popular dog treats, but they can be risky for dogs. Here are a few safer alternatives.
How Feeding Your Dog a Vegan Diet Can Lower Your Carbon "Pawprint," According to an ExpertV-Dog's VP Lindsay Rubin tells us why putting a dog on a vegan diet can be good for their health and for the planet.