Dogs

Florida Banned Greyhound Racing — Now, Groups Will Help You Adopt These Dogs

Remember that episode of The Simpsons where Homer brings home the greyhound dog Santa's Little Helper after he can't race anymore? You might not know that you can do that IRL. Interested? Then you're going to want to know how to adopt greyhounds…
By Brandi Neal

This University Will Let Students’ Dogs Live With Them In Their Dorms Soon

There are so many factors that go into picking a college that it can be completely overwhelming. Class size, programs, location, pet policy. Wait, what? That’s right: some colleges actually allow pets, so you don’t have to leave your animal bestie…
By Mika Doyle

11 Signs Your Dog Has Anxiety

Even though it seems like they shouldn't have a care in the world, it's still possible for your dog to have anxiety. Sure, their schedule consists of nothing more than sleeping, eating, and playing, so you'd think they'd be living the stress-free…
By Carolyn Steber

7 Signs Your Dog Is Bored & How To Entertain Them

While you definitely can't entertain your dog 24/7, if they aren't getting enough exercise, time outside, or mental stimulation, they will find a way to let you know. When dogs get bored, they often act out the same way a kid might, by doing…
By Carolyn Steber

11 Ways To Make Your Dog Feel Less Alone When You’re At Work All Day

It's one thing to leave your dog home alone when you've got a quick errand to run. It's a whole other situation when you leave your fur kiddo home for the eight hours or so while you're at work. But it's a pretty common scenario. Most dog owners…
By Mika Doyle

5 Creepy Things Your Pet Can Sense — Including Ghosts

Whether it's an earthquake, drugs in someone's bag, or an otherworldly spirit, chances are Fluffy and Fido know what's up before you do. The creepy things pets are able to sense might freak you out. However, if you think about it, it's actually…
By Brandi Neal

If You Love Dogs, The Greatest TV Show You're Not Watching Airs On Saturdays On CBS

Dog lovers are in for a treat. Anyone looking for the best in shows on Saturday mornings, the the adorable CBS series Lucky Dog will pawsitively melt your heart. The Daytime Emmy Award-winning reality program — hosted by animal trainer and…
By Brad Witter

Anthropologie Has A Secret Line Of Ultra-Chic Dog Accessories & You’ll Want Them All

Every pup parent wants the best for their fur baby, but also it doesn't hurt when the best is also super chic. And finding chic dog toys and accessories can be kind of a drag, unless you know where to look. Well, do I have news for you:…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

9 Signs Your Dog May Be Getting Dementia

If you have a dog, you probably hate thinking about negative things, such as the signs your dog may be getting dementia. But part of being a good pet owner is acknowledging that our pets do get sick, and they do age. And the more we can learn about…
By Carolyn Steber

Netflix Is Releasing A New Docuseries About Dogs & The Trailer Is Everything

There are very few things in life that can always bring a smile to your face no matter what is going on in the world, and dogs are one of them. Animals, in general, are joys to have and to watch because they're so full of unconditional love. They…
By Alani Vargas

12 Unique Pet Name Ideas Inspired By Badass People In History

It’s one of the greatest conundrums that faces any new dog or cat owner: What should I name my new pal? I mean, there are just so many options — but you can’t go wrong by looking to famous people from history to name your pet after. No matter what…
By Lucia Peters

13 Friendly Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed

Dogs are great. Dog hair? Not so great, especially when it’s, y’know, all over everything you own. But hey, guess what? There do exist a number of friendly dog breeds that don’t shed — or at least, that shed very minimally. What’s more, a lot of…
By Lucia Peters

Queen Elizabeth Has 2 “Dorgis,” The Cute AF Corgi Mix You Probably Didn’t Know Was A Thing

It’s been a somber week for Queen Elizabeth, who had to say goodbye to a loving companion. On Oct. 20, the Queen’s last corgi died, ending her Majesty’s nearly 80-year history with the breed, The Telegraph reports. Although her last corgi Whisper…
By Mika Doyle

Your Pupper Can Tell Time — And It Knows When You've Been Gone For 8 Hours

It’s no secret to pet parents that when it comes to dinner, walks, and treats, fur babies definitely know when you’re running behind schedule. Well, as it turns out, your observations about your pup’s awareness of time are totally accurate.…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

9 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes For Your Dog You Still Have Time To Buy

If you spent the last month stressing about your own Halloween costume, only to realize that you completely forgot about your pup, you're probably on the hunt for some easy last-minute costumes for your dog, and you're probably feeling pretty…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

7 Questions To Ask Yourself To See If You’re Mature Enough For A Pet

Getting a pet can seem like a basic life milestone: graduate, get a job, rent your own place, and then adopt an adorable dog who can't wait to see you at the end of the day. Maybe it's because most of us grow up with animals in the house— 68 percent…
By Gabrielle Moss

9 Adorable Items That Dog Lovers Will Obsess Over

If you can't get enough of seeing cute puppies on your Instagram feed, there is a way to take the fandom one step further. Behold: one of our favorite shopping destinations has everything we could need to honor our dog-loving obsessions. As a…
By Crystal Duan

Dogs Do Understand When We Speak — Just Not The Way You’d Think

It’s safe to say that any attentive dog parent can easily see that dogs recognize the words that they’ve been taught, but just how they do that has never been fully understood by researchers before. Now, a new study published in the journal…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

9 Things You Need To Sort Out Before You Get A Big Dog

The idea of actually wanting a big dog is something that small dog people will never understand, but if you have the space, the time, the budget, and a giant dog-shaped hole in your heart (as opposed to a tiny chihuahua-shaped hole), it might be…
By Lia Beck

5 Vet-Approved Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe This Halloween

Halloween is fun in so many delightfully spooky ways. And while many of us humans have a strange love affair with freaking ourselves out in the name of the Halloween spirit all season long, we really can't assume that our pets feel the same.…
By Nina Kahn