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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.

Sad white dog alone in an animal shelter.

“No kill? It just means slow kill,” one volunteer says of the unprecedented shelter crisis.

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.

AHS is a no-kill animal shelter that has been saving the lives of animals since 1952.

Find out how you can help the pets affected by the storm.

Couple hug their Pit Bull dog outside on the beach.

And why the problem of long-term rescue and foster animals persists.

Woman sitting on couch, frustrated with her small dog.

If you’re feeling stressed or sad after bringing home a young pup, you’re not alone.

Woman with dog in home on sofa, relaxing and playing.

Even a small amount of quality time makes a huge difference to shelter pups.

Two volunteers holding puppies at Our Big Fat Caribbean Rescue!

Vieques is now an island where “you don’t see roaming, starving dogs and cats.”

Woman outside with shelter dogs.

This often means they get adopted faster, too.

Woman and her pitbull dog inside.

People and Pedigree are offering big prizes to the winner.

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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A hand reaching towards a cat peaking out of a cage.

From medical history to adoption fees to litter preferences, here is everything you need to know.

Jon Stewart and two dogs bringing awareness to dog adoption event.

This Friday, New Yorkers can go to the first installation to adopt dogs and register to vote.

Young Woman With Tattoos Holds Cat In Home While Sitting In Chair.

How to christen your cat with an ingenious name (and IG handle).

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.

National Rescue Dog Show

We’re excited for the Westminster Dog Show, but we also want to highlight dog competitions that lift up non-purebred dogs.