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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.

Man backpacking with his Golden Retriever puppy in a state park
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51 Dog-Friendly US Spots to Visit With Your Pup This Summer

Where to go and what to do—from Alabama to Wyoming.

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.

Dog listening to music on headphones and licking nose

Research says, just like us, animals love a good jam.

Shepherd dog playing with yellow ball at the beach

5 tips to help your pup have fun in the sun — safely.

Reflection of a multi-colored rainbow on the face of a mixed breed dog sitting on the floor indoors

They can’t take in as many colors as you can, but their world isn’t just black and white.

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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.

Kabosu, Shiba Inu Who Helped Define the Doge Meme, Dies at 18.

The famous rescue pup, who was also the face of Dogecoin, passed peacefully at age 18.

African American woman with floral arm tattoos and short curly hair laughing with joy while holding her small Chihuahua dog outside

Turn those barks and meows into namastes.

two black-and-white illustrated dogs

You never want to think about it, but it’s important to plan.

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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.

Two dogs together at an animal shelter outside.

Companionship reduces stress and leads to better outcomes for pups in search of forever homes. 

Victoria Lily Shaffer and a load of adoptable puppies.

The celebration features free food, vendor booths, and adoptable dogs.

Mike Ruiz and a black pit bull dog.

Shelters are in desperate need of photographers, so he's calling on his colleagues to do the same.

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sustainability

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

dog parents using the Sutera Puppy Poop Power device

It’s a (literally) dirty business. Here’s how two cities found an eco-friendly way to control it.

Young couple feeding their dog with healthy green food from the farmers market at home

Use this as your spring farmers' market shopping list for you and your pub.

A women disposing a doggy bag in a trashcan in the park

Gasp! “Compostable” poops bags are bad for the environment? Sustainability expert Dave Coast gets the scoop from CompostableLA founder Monique Figueiredo.

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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.

travel

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

A dog with its head sticking out the window of a moving car.

They are your favorite person anyway—why not plan the perfect vacation with them?

Woman getting ready to travel with her small brown dog at the airport.

The restrictions create financial and logistical challenges for animal welfare organizations.

Woman and her dog on BARK Air airplane.

Does this mean they will lower those hefty ticket prices?

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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.

Woman getting ready to travel with her small brown dog at the airport.

The restrictions create financial and logistical challenges for animal welfare organizations.

Couple walks their dogs on a date outside at the park.

Whether you’re going for just a stroll or an all-day hike, everyone will benefit big time.

Beagle dog being carried by woman in lab coat.

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

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