Dogs

The Kindest Dog Breeds To Adopt If You Want A Total Cuddle Buddy

Dogs are known for being wonderful companions. Anyone who has a dog knows that they quickly become more like family than simply a pet, and that's because these animals are so loving, comforting, and sweet that it's impossible not to feel your heart e…
By Jessica Booth

7 Dog Breeds That Get Along With Cats

Cats and dogs are considered natural opposites because, well, they kind of are. If you're a proud cat mom but want to introduce a dog into your household, it pays to know what dog breeds are good with cats — because it's not going to be all of them. …
By JR Thorpe

5 Myths About Having A Big Dog That Are Totally Untrue

There are two kinds of people in the world: small-dog people and big-dog people. And while some people might be happy with a dog that weighs under 5 pounds and fits in a handbag, I want my canines big enough to pull a broken-down car and then knock m…
By JR Thorpe

PetSmart Is Giving Away Free Ice Cream For Dogs This Weekend — Here’s How To Get Some

It sometimes feels like there's a new little "holiday" every single day. These can celebrate everything from desserts like churros or doughnuts to liquors like tequila or drinks like mojitos. It would be kind of annoying... if it didn't mean that bra…
By Jessica Booth

These Flight Attendants Saved A French Bulldog That Was Having Trouble Breathing On A Flight

In some good news for the day, two Jet Blue flight attendants saved a French bulldog (named Darcy!) who was having trouble breathing on a flight, and the internet is collectively heaving a huge sigh of relief. The three-year-old pup was flying with h…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

Just 25 Photos From A Corgi Beach Party That You Probably Need Today

And today in Things I Didn’t Know I Needed, 150 corgis had a beach party in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on July 7 — and the photos of this corgi beach party are absolutely magnificent. Held at the Spanish Banks, a series of beaches (one of wh…
By Lucia Peters

These Air Conditioned Dog Houses Are A Genius Way To Keep Your Pup Cool All Summer

While heatwaves are brutal for humans, dogs have it worse because they don't have the option of taking off their fur coats. If Spot is miserable during the summer swelter, air conditioned dog houses are a thing, and you're going to want to reserve on…
By Brandi Neal

The 8 Friendliest Dog Breeds That Are Also Super Protective

They call them man's best friend for a reason — a good dog will love you unconditionally, while also having your back, even when the enemy in question is nothing more dangerous than the vacuum. Still, friendly and protective dog breeds make great pet…
By JR Thorpe

This Town Uses Silent Fireworks & The Reason Why Will Make You Want To Switch, Too

As anyone with a pet or two can tell you, most animals don’t like fireworks — but a town in Italy has a solution to the problem: Located in the Parma province, the town of Collecchio uses silent fireworks instead of the ones that make big, loud bangs…
By Lucia Peters

Why You Need To Spend Extra Time Caring For Your Pup This Fourth Of July

More dogs go missing during the July 4 holiday than any other time of year, and July 5 is one of the busiest days for animal shelters, according to a press release from PetAmberAlert. This is why it's important to know how to keep your dog safe on th…
By Brandi Neal

This Is How Service Animal, Emotional Support Animals, & Therapy Animals Are Different

Dogs, cats, and other pets can all have an incredibly beneficial impact on the health of their human companions, and often times, they feel like a four-legged family member. Though it’s totally understandable to want to spend time with your fur baby …
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

This Is How To Tell If Your Dog Is Car Sick — And How To Help

It's no secret that most dogs love going for a ride. However, some pups can end up tossing their cookies all over your backseat. If your fur baby gets queasy in the car, you're definitely going to want to know how to keep your dog from getting car si…
By Brandi Neal

This Is What Happens In Your Brain When You Pet A Cute Dog

If you're a massive fan of petting every cat, dog and vaguely pet-able animal that crosses your path, you're not alone. Humans are very tactile creatures, and animals with soft fur that allow themselves to be handled and played with are popular domes…
By JR Thorpe

10 Things To Know About Owning A Pet If You Also Work Full-Time

As it turns out, your parents were right: owning a pet is indeed a big responsibility. Animals require constant love, care, and attention, and having one in your home requires a schedule adjustment and a lot of your time. Of course, many feel that it…
By Jessica Booth

The 13 Friendliest Dog Breeds To Consider Adopting If You Like Cuddles

Dogs are some of the most lovable, sweetest animals on this planet, and it's hard to imagine them ever not being super friendly and excited to be around people. After all, there's a reason everyone loves dogs: they always put a smile on your face jus…
By Jessica Booth

6 Signs Your Dog Might Have Lyme Disease

Most of us see our pets as family members, and that means keeping them happy and healthy is a major priority. However, the seasons can each present their own unique health challenges for our furry friends — especially for pets, like dogs, that frequ…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

7 Signs Your Dog Might Have Heat Stroke

Though pups are playful and energetic creatures, always ready to play fetch or go to the dog park, they can overheat — especially during the hot summer months. If it's too hot for you to be outside for too long, there's a good chance it's also too ho…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

9 Dog Breeds That Are COMPLETELY Misunderstood

If you've ever tried renting an apartment with your dog, you may have been presented with a list of restricted dog breeds that landlords or management companies deem dangerous, unruly, or just plain annoying. It's happened to me more than once, and w…
By Brandi Neal

What Your Dog Really Thinks When You Throw A Fake Ball Will Make You Feel So Hard

One of the highlights of my day is walking to my local park for the sole purpose of watching — and interacting — with dogs. What used to fill my heart with joy was the fake thrower. You know, that one mischievous owner that fake throws a ball to see …
By Sophie McEvoy

If Your Dog Tilts Their Head To The Left Or Right, Here's What It Says About You As An Owner

As if they weren’t perfect and beautiful enough, dogs can understand emotional expression on human faces, according to a new study. Science has further confirmed what we all know to be true: human as a species truly do not deserve the magical angel c…
By Mia Mercado