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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.

anonymous woman pampering and taking care about a small ginger kitten

Adoption isn’t for everyone—here are other ways you can be there for animals in need.

Woman petting dog in shelter through the bars.

Local lawmakers think breeding has gotten out of control.

Three-legged Boxer mix playing with a tennis ball at a dog park.

“We learned dogs are born with three legs and a spare.”

two people bonding and smiling over a dog

Per the US Surgeon General, loneliness is as dangerous for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Here are ways pets can solve that.

Jennifer Anniston and her adopted puppy dog.

From hosting fundraisers to posting about their adopted pets, stars can have a huge impact on animal-rescue efforts.

A man sitting on the floor with his arm around a dog while working on his laptop.

That’s right, you can write off all that puppy food (and pee pads).

Douglas Thron, in his rescue pilot uniform hugging a rescued black cat to his chest outside

ASSERT is the first on the ground for emergency aid around the world.

2 Golden Retriever puppies in a crate

The dogs — 20 of them puppies — will be available for adoption in the coming weeks. 

The must-have florence by mills pet collection by Millie Bobby Brown.

The actress is a huge advocate for animal rescue.

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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Group french bulldog puppies.

Want a purebred? Here’s yet another reason you should rescue one.

Jon Stewart tears up honoring his late dog Dipper on The Daily Show: 'In a world of good boys, he was the best'

Watch the heartbreaking — and heartwarming — tribute to his three-legged rescue Pittie, Dipper.

a white dog stares up at a pink dress and yellow dress waving outside in the wind on a clothing line

You’re in love, but is it irresponsible to add four paws to the mix? Here’s some input for your consideration.

Long-term dogs at Madison's St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center were recently treated to a Valentine's Day themed photoshoot.

All these pups are available for adoption now—and they’re too cute for words.

Moe, a dog from Team Ruff in the 2024 Puppy Bowl.

Introducing the starting lineup of this year’s Puppy Bowl through the music of Super Bowl LVIII’s real MVP, Taylor Swift.

Person holding cute black cat.

Like this New Jersey shelter, you can add a purpose to your payback this Valentine’s Day.