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6 best dog breeds for apartment living

These amazing dog breeds don't need a lot of space.
Young girl hugging elderly dog.

How to help a child who just lost their pet

Losing a pet is hard for anyone. Here's how to help a child through the grief.
Dog with paws on suitcase in hotel room.

These are our favorite pet-friendly hotel brands

If you're taking your pet on vacation, try these amazing pet-friendly hotel brands.
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4 uplifting movies about dogs to stream on Disney+

These dog movies are great (and you don't have to worry about a sad ending).
Couple looking at map on fall trail with dog.

These national parks are stunning in the fall — and allow your dog to visit, too

These national parks are incredible in the fall, and your dog will love them, too.
Beagle being examined by veterinarian.

Everything you need to know about pet insurance and rescue pets

Have you recently adopted a pet and are wondering about pet insurance? Here's what you should know.
Dog looking out window.

6 ways to help pets with back-to-school sadness

Kids and college students are going back to school. Here's how to help your pets adjust.
Woman running with terrier.

These are the best dog breeds for runners

These dog breeds will love running with their pet parents.
Two Yorkies in bathtub.

4 common mistakes people make when grooming their Yorkie

Don't make these mistakes when you groom your Yorkie.
A woman and man looking at paperwork in the office with a dog.

Do these 5 things before taking your dog to work

Before you bring your dog to work, make sure you do these things first.
Dog eating grass.

Is it bad for dogs to eat grass? What you need to know

Dogs have a tendency to eat grass. Here's why and whether it's safe.
Labrador swimming with ball.

5 dog breeds who usually love going in the water

Want a pup you can go swimming with? These dog breeds love the water.
Golden retriever hanging out with his family.

Golden retriever vs. Labrador: Which is the right dog for you?

Should you adopt a golden retriever or a Labrador?
Family meeting shelter dog.

5 great ways you can help homeless animals

Helping homeless animals is a great cause. Here are the best ways to do it.
Cat hunched over coughing

What you need to know about cat asthma

Asthma can affect cats. This is how to keep your pet healthy.
a white dog sits in a chair as a person adjusts the dog's sunglasses and prepares to take their photo on a phone

10 baby animal Instagram accounts you need to follow immediately

These are the adorable baby animal Instagram accounts we're obsessed with.
Mom and kids bathing a bulldog.

Bulldogs require more grooming than you think

This is everything you need to know to make sure your bulldog is well groomed.
Three Frenchies hanging out together.

Frenchies are prone to obesity — here’s how to keep your dog healthy

Follow these strategies to keep your Frenchie happy and healthy.
Dog grave with flowers and lights.

5 self-care tips if you’re grieving a beloved pet

Losing a beloved pet is hard. These tips can help you grieve.
Nervous dog stranded in flood.

8 essential things you need to know about pets and hurricanes

If a hurricane is coming your way, don't panic. This is what you need to know for your pets.
Golden retriever with toddler.

The best dog breeds if you’ve got an overactive toddler

Looking to bring home a pet that will get along with your active toddler? Try these dog breeds.
Veterinarian examining cat while little boy watches.

How to find the right veterinarian for your pet

Here's what you need to consider before choosing a veterinarian.
Mature woman running on beach with dog.

Why you should adopt a dog or cat when you reach retirement age

There are many benefits to adopting a dog or cat when you retire. Here's why you should consider it.
Irish setter in the show ring

Want an active dog? 3 reasons why an Irish setter may be for you

If you're looking for an active dog, an Irish setter may just be for you. Here's why.
Dog taking a treat.

The best flea and tick prevention medicines for Labrador retrievers

Want to keep your playful, adventurous Labrador retriever safe in the great outdoors? Try these flea and tick prevention medicines.
Close up of happy collie dog's face.

This is the totally normal reason why your dog’s nose is cold

It's fine if your dog's nose is wet and cold. Here's why.
Scared dog hiding under furniture.

6 effective ways to keep pets safe if a fire breaks out

No homeowner wants to think about a house fire, but when it comes to protecting your family (including pets), being proactive is essential. Here's what to do.
Dog taking CBD oil from dropper.

What you need to know about CBD oil for dogs

Are you unsure if CBD oil is good for your dog? This is everything you need to know about it.
Dog having a bath.

4 flea and tick shampoos for dogs that actually work

These are the best flea and tick shampoos for dogs.
Firefighter rescuing dog.

4 ways to keep your pet from starting a house fire

Plenty of house fires get started by pets. Here's how to keep that from happening to you.
Young woman choosing dog at shelter.

How to find the shelter dog that fits your lifestyle

We've got the tips and tricks you need for finding a dog at a shelter.
Beagle sitting in car.

Taking your dog on a road trip? Don’t use an electric vehicle

Here's what you need to consider before taking your dog on a road trip in an electric vehicle.
Woman putting flea and tick preventative on a dog

5 fantastic flea and tick treatments for your golden retriever

These flea and tick treatments work great for golden retrievers.
dog in pet hotel

Pet sitter vs. boarding kennel: How to choose the best option for your dog

Should you get a pet sitter or board your dog at a kennel when you travel? We tell you what to consider.
young boy petting dog on bed

Help your newly adopted dog feel at home with these 6 tips

Follow these six tips to help your newly adopted dog settle into her new home.
Older man and woman holding small dog.

These are the best dog breeds for seniors who want a low-maintenance pet

These low-maintenance dog breeds will work well with seniors.
Three dogs playing in the water.

How to raise a pit bull to be friendly with other dogs

Pit bulls have a bad reputation, but you can train them to be friendly with other dogs.
Dog standing on rock on hike.

3 fun outdoor activities to do with your dog before it gets scorching hot

Have fun in the sun with your dog with these activities before it gets too hot to enjoy the outdoors.
Dog who plays role of Benji in movie

5 incredible animal movies on Netflix for dog and cat lovers

5 animal movies you can stream on Netflix that are great for everyone.
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4 incredible movies on Disney+ every pet owner will love

These 4 fantastic movies available on Disney+ showcase pets as the heroes.
dog in national park

4 great vacation ideas your dog will love, too

Your dog will love these vacation ideas as much as you do.
dog in harness in car

Follow these tips for a fun — and safe — road trip with your dog

If you're taking your dog on a road trip, here's what you need to know
cute beagle laying down with collar and tag

Dog collar sizes: Which one is right for your pooch?

Sizing a dog's collar is of vital importance - this is how to pick the right size for your pooch
dog barking outdoors

Dog won’t stop barking? These tips may help

These positive reinforcement tips will help your pooch stop barking - and save your eardrums
Siberian husky pup in grass

Fresh Patch vs. DoggieLawn: The best potty grass for your pooch

Choose the best potty grass for your dog with this great guide for every pup