Pets make wonderful companions. Learn how to take care of pets, read about common pet behavior issues and injuries and pick up general pet care tips.
The black mouth cur may look like a basic dog, but it's actually powerful, protective and sensitive. We'll tell you everything about them, including tips on training and how big they get.
These lizards love to climb and can thrive on a diet that doesn't include live insects.
Flemish giants, also known as "Flemmies," make great pets, but the question is, how did they get so big?
The rare Bombay cat is all black, but color alone doesn't make a cat a Bombay.
If you're thinking about entering the wonderful world of gecko ownership, check out the advice from our leopard gecko expert and see if this is the right lizard for you.
What do you get when you mix a poodle and a golden retriever? An oodleriever? Nope — you get a goldendoodle. They're great pets, but have a ton of rambunctious energy and need a lot of play time and attention.
If you have a tough time harnessing your dog's boundless energy, the martingale collar could be the answer. Well, on walks anyway.
A popular companion dog for European royalty for centuries, this elegant breed is still sought after worldwide, though somewhat difficult to find in the U.S.
It's not uncommon for older dogs to lose their sight or even their hearing as they age. But can they lose their ability to smell, too?
Although it may seem like there is no shortage of pets available for adoption, competition can be fierce for the more desired ones. Here are some ways to increase your chances of getting the pet you really want.
A lot of people are raising chickens in their backyards. As pets. Are these birds really all they're cracked up to be?
To a human it's unimaginable — sniffing another's derriere. But to our canine companions, it's totally normal. But why? Why?
Hermit crabs are easy to care for as pets if you provide them with all the essentials they need. And that includes shells for their growing bodies.
Some of us get it, some of us don't – the scourge of so many nature lovers everywhere – but did you know that our four-legged friends are also susceptible to the three-leaved menace?
All dogs have anal glands that serve multiple functions. The problem is they can also get blocked or infected, and even leak, which is really disgusting if you're a human.
The xoloitzcuintli is one of the most ancient of dog breeds and even was considered as a symbolic guide to the underworld by the ancient Aztec and Mayan civilizations.
Colorful, flashy betta fish are common as pets. But many owners are unaware of how to properly care for them.
If you run out of your dog's food, can you just feed him your cat's food? And what about your cat? Is it OK to give him dog food?
Dogs come in all shapes and sizes. But a few breeds stand out for being, well, exceptionally large. Which hold the records for being the biggest?
At between 120 and 170 pounds, you might expect the massive Leonberger to be aggressive and hard to handle — turns out, they're intelligent, gentle and sensitive family dogs.
All dogs need baths. But how often? And can you bathe them too much?
This quirky, but endearing, behavior — also known as 'making biscuits' — is common in all domestic cats. But what is your cat saying when she's mixing dough on your belly?
The ragdoll habit of turning floppy in their owners' arms is one of the breed's most endearing trademarks. And those eyes ...
It's one of your worst nightmares. Your dog isn't breathing and you can't find his pulse. Do you know what to do to save his life?
Retractable leashes, martingale collars, slip leads, harnesses, choke chains – this dog walking business is way more complicated than you thought. So, with all the options out there, what is the best way to leash your dog?