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What to Expect When Fostering a Kitten

Besides plenty of cuteness, of course.

Little cat near a cocktail while sitting on the table.
lifestyle

Cat Cocktails Have Gone Viral—And They May Actually Be Good for Your Kitty

The glamorous way to keep your cat hydrated—without the hangover.


Pitbull puppy has a sad face and is in trouble.
behavior

No Your Dog Does Not Feel Guilt—Here’s What Those “Regretful” Looks Really Mean

Your pup doesn’t actually feel bad about eating your pizza.

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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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What to Do When Your Partner Isn’t Pulling Their Weight With Your Pet

So you don’t have to be annoyed anymore.

A cute Pit Bull Terrier mixed breed dog listening with a head tilt.
behavior

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?

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.

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Health & Nutrition

Cat making a disgusted face.
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

Black cat jumping from the table to the closet.
behavior

How High Can Cats Jump?

Seriously, your kitty’s a little Olympian.

Two Dogs Sitting in Back Yard.
behavior

How Young Dogs Can Benefit From Having an Older Dog Mentor

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Pretty young woman relaxed at home.
lifestyle

A New Bill Could Require California Landlords to Allow Pets

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

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

Shopping

Bengal cat running on indoor wheel
shopping

11 High-Tech Toys Your Cat Will Go Wild For

Stoke your little lion’s hunting instinct with these electronic cat toys.

a puppy chewing a chew-safe bone
shopping

The Best Chew Bones for Puppies in 2024

Give them an alternative to your shoes.

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.

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