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.
Any dog lover with allergies knows that the two just don't mix. So which dog breeds are best if you're allergic and still want a four-legged friend?
Persians are famous for their long hair and snub noses. But this is no aloof kitty – they're so friendly, breeders refer to them as "dog cats."
Affectionate and haughty at the same time, the Siamese cat exudes an air of mystery. But it still loves to follow you around.
According to some sources, Lewis Carroll based the smiling Cheshire Cat from his 1865 novel "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" on the British Shorthair.
There are two types of huskies and they both look an awful lot like malamutes, so it's no wonder people can't tell them apart.
The most remarkable feature of a Munchkin cat is its short legs, though most litters have both normal-legged kittens and short-legged kittens.
Be prepared to ferret-proof your house! These guys are smart and creative little explorers requiring serious adult supervision.
The Shar-Pei is one of the most unusual looking dogs around — that is, if you can find the dog under all those adorable wrinkles.
Known as the dogs of the cat world, Maine Coons are intelligent, eager to please and love water.
Guinea pigs are small, social and way better than hamsters.
The ordinary housecat never seems to get the credit it deserves, even though 95 percent of cats in the U.S. are not purebred. Still these cats have distinctive markings to distinguish them from each other.
Lovebirds make great pets either alone or in pairs and flourish when they're shown lots of affection.
Kittens inherit their coats from their mothers, and no two calico cats look alike. Not even twins.
These wee and fluffy creatures have a bad rap for biting, but you can nip that behavior in the bud with a little training.
In rat-infested New York City, the Ryders Alley Trencherfed Society – R.A.T.S – is on the job and prowling the streets with dogs bred and trained to flush out and dispose of pesky rodents.
That's mainly because they are low-maintenance and surprisingly lovable.
Scratching is a normal feline behavior. That's why many experts advise against putting your cat through a painful and unnecessary declawing procedure.
Some Sphynx cats may look like mangled bags of brains, but these so-ugly-they're-cute-cats are among the friendliest of felines.
The dog days of adolescence are tough on humans. But what about our four-legged friends? Do they deal with similar hormonal changes as they age?
Rabbits sure are cute – they're smart, curious and crafty, but they definitely need some special care.
A study found seniors are prone to injury while walking their dogs. Here are ways to enjoy walks with Fido and do it safely.
Some people believe dogs need a full complement of yearly vaccinations and some don't think they need any at all.
To most people, dogs are sweet and cuddly, but for some, they're terrifying. However, there are treatments to get over this phobia and most involve hanging out with a dog.
Humans experience a wide range of emotions, but what about dogs? Do they ever get embarrassed by things their humans force them to do?
The American Association of Feline Practitioners wants you to know there's a better way to feed your kitty than just filling his bowl and leaving him to gorge as he pleases.