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Whether you have a fur baby you adore, are thinking of getting one, or are just an animal lover, this is the place for you. We’ve got answers to your pet questions and advice, fascinating facts about creatures big and small, and, yes, cute pictures.

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The 12 Best Low-Maintenance Dogs for Busy People

There's no shame in admitting it: You want a dog to love, but you don't have a ton of spare time. Experts say these low-key canines are your best bets.

10 of the Cutest Tiny Animals from Around the World

You’ll want to take these little critters home in your pocket.

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Why Do Cats Hate Water?

Most cats avoid water at all costs. We asked veterinarians to explain the aversion.

11 Summer Foods You Should Never, Ever Share with Your Dog

Summer signals the start of backyard barbecue season, but before you give your pooch a taste of what's cooking, be...

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The Ultimate Roundup of the 49 Cutest Dog Breeds as Puppies

Prepare for cuteness overload! These cutest dog breeds as puppies will make you want to get a dog ASAP.

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11 Dog Breeds That Can Be Left Alone

Not all dogs are clingy. In fact, these pups are perfectly content to have a little time to themselves.

13 Incredible Photos of Animals That Can Glow in the Dark

From fireflies to cats (seriously!), here are some real-world creatures that have the ability to emit light.

25 Hilarious Animal Names That Are Way Better Than the Real Ones

Honestly, someone get me in touch with the CEO of naming things.

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How My Dog’s Passing Taught Me the Real Meaning of Family

Even in death, my dog shared a valuable lesson.

This Family Raised a Baby Goose for a Year—20 Years Later, It Returned Home

When two adult geese left their gosling behind, a human family stepped in to raise him. Many years later, the...

22 Animals That Are Deadlier Than Sharks

There's just a one in 1,384,594 chance of being killed by an animal in the United States, but you should...

10 Hilarious Pictures of People Who Look Just Like Their Pets

This photographer captured just how much these dogs look like their owners. Or is it the owners who look like...

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14 Best Short-Haired Dogs for Your Family

These short-haired dogs are adorable, family-friendly, and don't need regular appointments at the groomer!

11 Monogamous Animals That Mate For Life (It’s Not Just Penguins)

We can all learn a lesson in relationships from these loving animal couples.

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60 of the Most Adorable Animal Pictures That Will Make You Say “Awww”

These cute animal pictures will have you making puppy dog eyes at your computer screen.

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18 Best Dog Breeds for Kids

The best family dogs are patient, tolerant, and loyal. You can't go wrong with any of these best dogs for...

Can You Guess the Dog Breed Based on its Puppy Picture?

We'll give you a few hints—these pups are the most popular according to the American Kennel Club and we'll even...

9 “Pets” That Turned Out to Be Wild Animals

A dog may be man's best friend, but what happens when that pooch isn't a dog at all? These true...

27 “Facts” About Animals You Have All Wrong

Spoiler alert: you may never order grilled octopus again.

22 Animal Species So Gross, They’ll Make Your Skin Crawl

Lions and tigers and ... glowing roaches? Oh my.

17 Animals That Live Only in the Amazon Rainforest

The mighty Amazon River and its surrounding rainforest is home to millions of different species of animals, with new ones...

Can You Spot the Animals Camouflaged in These 17 Photos?

Up for a game of hide-and-seek? See if you can find all of these camouflaged critters.

The 15 Best Cat Costumes for Halloween

Looking for the best Halloween cat costume? Check out these fun and hilarious outfits you and your pet will love.

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13 of the World’s Smallest Dog Breeds

We're going to be honest here: These pups are irresistibly cute, and resistance is futile. Prepare to "Ooh!" and "Aah!"

The Real Reason Aquariums Never Have Great White Sharks

It's probably not what you're thinking.

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Here’s Why Dogs Kick Up Your Lawn After They Pee

Yes, there's a reason why the dog is scratching up your lawn!

13 Best Places to See Dolphins in the Wild

If you're wild about dolphins, you probably already know that the best way to see and appreciate these amazing mammals...

50 Funny Animal Pictures That You Need In Your Life

The Internet was practically invented for funny animal pictures. Here are some of the best ones to brighten your day...