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Can Cats Find Their Way Home?

Thankfully, their natural instincts that serve them well.

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lifestyle

Your Guide to the Perfect Camping Trip With Your Dog

Everyone is welcome in the tent, but you’ll need these items on your packing list if your pup is tagging along.

a dog in a crate being carried onto a plane by volunteers
lifestyle

Want to Help a Rescue Pet Get to Their New Home? Become a Transport Volunteer

Domestic and international transport volunteers are in high demand—here’s how you can become one.

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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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Here Are The Best Amazon Prime Day Pet Deals You Can Shop Now

Heads up: You can start saving early (like, today).

Sad white dog alone in an animal shelter.
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Healthy Pets are Being Euthanized in LA Shelters for “Bogus” Reasons

“No kill? It just means slow kill,” one volunteer says of the unprecedented shelter crisis.

This is Peggy. She was cast as @Dogpool in the pupcoming Marvel Studios movie Deadpool & Wolverine. She was selected as the perfect sidekick to Wade Wilson after winning the title of Britain’s Ugliest Dog in 2023.
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“Britain’s Ugliest Dog” Will Star in the Next Deadpool Movie

Peggy was the runt of her litter—now, she’s a Marvel VIP.

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Health & Nutrition

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A Dog in Massachusetts Died After Showing Signs of Kennel Cough—Here’s How You Can Protect Your Pup

Everything you need to know about this super contagious disease. (Hint: There’s a vaccine.)

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health

This just in: second-hand smoke, still bad.

Cat outside in a field of grass.
health

Foxtails Are a Hidden Danger for Cats—How to Keep Them Safe Outside This Summer

Adventure cats, beware: This plant can be seriously dangerous.

Adventure cats, beware: This plant can be seriously dangerous.

Behavior & Training

Woman holding her scared dog outside.
behavior

5 Surprising Things That Dogs Are Afraid Of

And what to do when they go careening away from the Roomba.

Cat scratching a couch in the living room.
behavior

Having This In Your Home Will Make Your Cat Scratch More, New Study Says

Plus, how to keep your kitty from destroying the couch.

Plus, how to keep your kitty from destroying the couch.

Tired millennial woman sleeps on sofa with her dog.
behavior

Dogs Stay Up Worrying at Night Too, Study Says

It may happen more when there stressful events like fireworks.

It may happen more when there stressful events like fireworks.

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How Do I Get People to Accept That I Hate Dating and My Dogs Are All I Need?

People love to be nosy. Here’s how to fend them off—because you’re happy, dang it!

lifestyle

Are You and Your Dog Astrologically Compatible?

Every pup parent loves a fun astrology moment.

Every pup parent loves a fun astrology moment.

Black dog laying on its back on the floor with a world map formed out of his fur next to him
lifestyle

Wait, Before You Toss All That Pet Hair—Donate It

The eco-enthusiasts at Matter of Trust want to use it to clean up oil spills.

The eco-enthusiasts at Matter of Trust want to use it to clean up oil spills.

Shopping

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shopping

The Best Puzzles to Unleash Your Cat’s Inner Einstein

Genius takes many forms. Could your cat be one?

shopping

13 Products Your Senior Dog Needs

From doggy diapers to toe grips, this gear will help your pet thrive through their golden years. 

From doggy diapers to toe grips, this gear will help your pet thrive through their golden years. 

Funny tabby cat sitting in a litter box and looking curiously outside.
shopping

Best Cat Litter in 2024: Low-Tracking, Dust-Free, Eco-Friendly

Helping your cat find their preferred litter doesn’t have to be a crapshoot.

Helping your cat find their preferred litter doesn’t have to be a crapshoot.

Animal Welfare

A tragic yet heartwarming and inspiring biographical social commentary about the abuse and discrimination of dogs as it relates to humans.
lifestyle

The Pit Bull-Advocacy Doc “Saving Jones” Isn’t Just for Dog Lovers

Actress and comedian Rebecca Corry wants to heal society’s messed up relationship with Pit Bulls—starting with this movie.

Beagle dog being carried by woman in lab coat.
lifestyle

Dog Breeding Facility Fined a Record $35 Million for Animal Cruelty Against 4,000 Beagles

Inotiv, the parent company of Envigo, will pay the largest ever fine issued under the Animal Welfare Act.

Beagle puppy in a cage.
lifestyle

The Department of Defense Is Spending $1 Million to Test Drugs on Dogs

A watchdog group exposed the DOD’s cruel abuse of Beagles.

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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