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behavior & body language

Tail wagging? Ear pinning? It all means something. We’ll show you how to understand your pet (and communicate with them) with guides to decode the weirdest body language and behavior.

Dog in the sand smiling at the camera

There’s a big difference between a dog smiling and showing their teeth.

dog parent looking at a night sky with their dog

A Mercury petrograde, if you will—with a side of the zoomies.

Woman hold a bowl and gives a water to her big white dog while sitting on her feet in courtyard of the residence.

Save some for later, my dude!

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Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 48 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

Woman holding her puppy in her lap while he tries to bite her.

Those little teeth are sweet, but they definitely don’t feel good on your hand.

Woman and her dog playing with a ball.

Time for a “Proud Parent of a Canine Honors Student” bumper sticker.

Dog sitting under a person's legs looking up.

They are the cutest little shadow.

dog sneezing outside in grass

Other than to completely freak you out.

Young woman playing with a dog in the park.
Shot of an attractive young woman petting her dog while sitting on the sofa at home.

Beyond the fact that they’re your biggest admirer.

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Corgi dog lays on the floor and looks away.

This isn’t The Sixth Sense, but dogs are powerfully perceptive.

Photo of a young woman working on her laptop from her home, while her dog is waiting for her to finish - so they can play and cuddle.

You love that your dog is your shadow, but maybe not when you’re on a Zoom call.

Young man cuddling little white shih tzu puppy by the Atlantic Ocean.

The internet has a lot to tell you about your new addition. Here’s what’s actually true.

Illustration of a woman hugging a dog

A 2022 study finds that your pup can tell — er, smell — when you’ve been doom-scrolling.

Pitbull puppy has a sad face and is in trouble.

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

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

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