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Let’s talk about life as a pet parent. We’ve got travel tips, dating advice, adoption info, and so much more.

life with pets

Let’s talk about both the little things and big moments of life with pets. Like exercise routines, pet-sitter checklists, pet-safe plants…and how much it all costs.

Sophie Gamand’s Wet Dog collection

Partial ticketing proceeds for the show will benefit actress Katherine Heigl’s Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, an organization dedicated to animal welfare.

Dog lying on blanket, chewing on a bone

New research shows that chewing (toys, not shoes) reduces stress in dogs left home alone.

Illustration of a brunette woman in tan dress and black converse walking with her arms outstretched and on leg up in the middle of a midnight, moonlit, mountainous scene with two wolves running in front of her.

Libras are the undisputed favorite humans at the dog park.

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pets & their people

Let’s talk humans. See what celebs have to say about pet parenthood. Find advice on handling your pet’s other people (e.g. your ex.) And get more tips for the people stuff.

an illustration of Lukita Maxwell with her cat

The Shrinking actress gets pep talks from Jason Segel, shares scenes with Harrison Ford, and comes home to Roscoe — who she says is more of a “cat-dog.”

Aparna Brielle poses with her cat, Oscar Wilde

The FUBAR actress became a first-time pet mom when she adopted Oscar Wilde. Now, he’s turned her formerly pet-averse family into cat people, too.

Indy, a woman with brown deadlocked hair, sitting next to a sunflower outside while holding a blind white dog named Okra

The star of the new Nat Geo series Farm Dreams feeds her pup fresh popsicles and foraged kelp.

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adoption & fostering

New pet parent (or still thinking about fostering or adopting a pet)? Get all the advice you need: how to find the right pet for you, how to introduce them to other pets and kids, and how to bond with your new family member.

tripod dog / dog with three legs

It’s Adopt a Less-Adoptable Pet Week! Here’s why you shouldn’t rule out senior dogs, special-needs pups, bully breeds, or tripods.

Woman In Sportswear Walking With Two Dogs On The Street.

Here are six very good reasons why you should reconsider.

Saharai “Sada” Salazar and a large Belgian Malinois dog who is part of the Wolfmother K9 Rescue.

Wolf Mother K9 founder Saharai Salazar on misunderstood behaviors, giving every pup a chance, and the need for more empathy.

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Go green with your pet. Read up on eco-friendly pet care trends to help minimize your pet’s carbon pawprint.

Woman And Dog Cleaning Coast From Trash.

Clean the earth and save on pet goodies. It’s a win-win.

Indy, a woman with brown deadlocked hair, sitting next to a sunflower outside while holding a blind white dog named Okra

The star of the new Nat Geo series Farm Dreams feeds her pup fresh popsicles and foraged kelp.

A dog laying under a table outside while a woman cares for her plants.

Here’s how to be safe if your dog or cat is your gardening assistant.

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From pet travel tips to pet-friendly city guides, we’ve got all your flying, hiking, and biking needs covered.

Dallas collage, a small white dog being held surrounded by images of Dallas: Mutts Cantina, skyline, a singer with a guitar

Pups and their parents can giddy up for a good time.

Nova Scotia duck tolling Retriever and Jack Russell Terrier looking out the trunk of the car

Find the right choice for your whole family.

A man paddling on the water in a canoe with his dog.

You’re on a boat, but does your dog want to be there, too?

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animal advocacy

Learn about the people making a difference for animals and what you can do to lend a hand, too.

Small white handicapped dog, part of the Arizona hoarding case.

This grim case sheds light on a bigger problem: the lack of federal laws regulating rescue and foster programs.

a dog photographed by Sophie Gamand

Vets everywhere agree that ear cropping is an unnecessary procedure that can lead to health problems. See how I gave these pups their ears back.

Man hugging brown Pit Bull dog.

The move is the latest round of discrimination against Pit Bull-type dogs based on widespread misinformation and harmful stereotypes.

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