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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.

A ginger cat looking grumpy, sitting on the windowsill

Cat behaviorist Kristiina Wilson on how to tell if your cat is grumpy or just kind of like that.

A woman lying on the floor laughing with her dog.

According to animal behaviorist Karen London, using a more specific terms like biddable or bombproof” can help you better understand your dog.

a red cat stretching on a bed

Why do they do it? A vet on the top three reasons your cat twitches in their sleep — from sweet dreams to scary spasms.

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A woman sitting on a floor playing with her dogs.

Not sure what that means...or if it’s a good thing? A veterinary behaviorist explains.

Woman in a white sweater hugging her cat next to a window

4 ways cats can combat seasonal depression, according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Leanne Lilly.

cat meowing

How to decode your cat’s love language when one meow has many meanings.

Smiling woman sits on the lawn with her dog in the city

The idea of being a dog’s “alpha” is a popular one — but it’s not an effective way to train.

Same sex couple with their dog lying on the bed laughing at his farts

Expert solutions for your pup's flatulence.

black cat doing zoomies on a bed

Fast, furious, and officially normal — according to a cat behaviorist.

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Illustration of a woman hugging a dog

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

Dog that looks unhappy being patted on the head by someone's hand while sitting on pavement outside

No touch-y!

cat staring at person on table

...Is it something I said?

Two tabby cats cuddling each other with their eyes closed

Cat behaviorist Kristiina Wilson on the importance of socializing cats.

Cat running in the foreground outside with a dog out of focus running in the background

We all have our talents.

cat snuggling man

5 surprising ways cats show affection (and how you can show it back), according to a cat behaviorist.