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Are All Your Silly Nicknames for Your Dog Confusing Them?

I’m baffled by the number of names I call my dog. Is my dog baffled, too?

Young handsome dog owner in a city walk with his golden retriever dog.
lifestyle

These U.S. Cities Have More People With Dogs Than Kids

Find out if where you live made the list.

Jon Stewart tears up honoring his late dog Dipper on The Daily Show: 'In a world of good boys, he was the best'
lifestyle

Jon Stewart Breaks Into Tears Sharing the Loss of His Rescue Dog

Watch the heartbreaking — and heartwarming — tribute to his three-legged rescue Pittie, Dipper.

News

Got a new pet? Here’s what to do.

Let’s be real. Welcoming home a new dog or cat is a very cute but very crazy time. Thankfully, we’re here to help with a nifty new pet parent to-do list.

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Kassidi and her Pit Bull dog Ginger.
lifestyle

Have Animal Rescue Organizations Stayed True to Their Diversity Commitments?

Four years after many DEI activism pledges, a BIPOC academic-advocate weighs in on where we stand today.

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lifestyle

A New Bill Could Require California Landlords to Allow Pets

The legislation would broaden the housing possibilities of millions of Californians.

Black cat jumping from the table to the closet.
behavior

How High Can Cats Jump?

Seriously, your kitty’s a little Olympian.

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Health & Nutrition

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behavior

7 Scents Your Cat Probably Can’t Stand—Plus, a Few They Love

Their noses are as powerful as they are cute.

Cute Bengal cat sniffs lilly flowers.
health

Are Lilies Toxic to Cats?

They may be your favorite flower, but your cat shouldn’t go anywhere near them. Here’s why.

They may be your favorite flower, but your cat shouldn’t go anywhere near them. Here’s why.

A young woman walks with her dog in a winter park.
health

Should You Use Flea and Tick Prevention for Your Pet in the Winter?

You’ve got good ol’ climate change to thank for this answer.

You’ve got good ol’ climate change to thank for this answer.

Behavior & Training

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behavior

How Young Dogs Can Benefit From Having an Older Dog Mentor

Having an older, wiser dog around can be a big plus.

Bodil Jane illustration, someone waters a garden with a brown dog in it
behavior

Nature vs. Nurture: Does Your Parenting Style Influence Your Pet’s Behavior?

Your personality may actually have something to do with your pet’s personality.

Your personality may actually have something to do with your pet’s personality.

Puppy with one ear up an done ear down.
behavior

15 Amazing Facts About Dog Ears

There’s a lot more to your pup’s furry appendages than you might think.

There’s a lot more to your pup’s furry appendages than you might think.

New Dog Training 101

Look, new dogs are cute. But they’re also little alien monsters who have descended to destroy our furniture and our sleep. Still, we love them. Luckily, this program covers all the basics, from potty training to proper socialization—all through positive reinforcement. Time to stock up on treats!

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Lifestyle

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lifestyle

91 Percent of Veterinarians Are White—This Organization Is Aiming to Change That

It’s all about encouraging the next generation of vets.

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lifestyle|Heavy Petting

When Is It Too Early to Get a Dog Together?

You’re in love, but is it irresponsible to add four paws to the mix? Here's some input for your consideration.

You’re in love, but is it irresponsible to add four paws to the mix? Here's some input for your consideration.

Cat chewing on cat grass
lifestyle

The 10 Best Non-Toxic House Plants for Cats

Cats love the crunch of a houseplant. These will do them no harm.

Cats love the crunch of a houseplant. These will do them no harm.

Shopping

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shopping

The Best Chew Bones for Puppies in 2024

Give them an alternative to your shoes.

Kittens and the Litter Robot kitty litter box.
shopping

The Best Litter Boxes for Kittens in 2024

Help your little one learn the ropes.

Help your little one learn the ropes.

Woman and her dog mopping on the floor of a room during housework.
shopping

The Best Pet-Safe Floor Cleaners

Because messes come with the territory.

Because messes come with the territory.

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