A dog backpacking in a National Park.
A dog backpacking in a National Park.
Pups & Parks

10 Most Dog-Friendly National Parks

These should be at the top of your list.

A man petting a cat walking across his desk
A man petting a cat walking across his desk
Meow-ture Meals

6 Best Senior Cat Foods, Veterinarians Say

Make sure you're feeding your elder feline right.

dog and cat sitting next to each other on a couch
dog and cat sitting next to each other on a couch
Extra Security

Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

These are the benefits and drawbacks.

Old dog waiting for feeding. Labrador retriever lying near empty bowl in home kitchen.
Old dog waiting for feeding. Labrador retriever lying near empty bowl in home kitchen.
Healthy Choices

The Best Diets for Senior Dogs

Veterinarians share their insights.

A small dog being fed an apple by its owner
A small dog being fed an apple by its owner
Food For Fido

What Human Foods Can Dogs Eat?

You can safely share these treats with your pet.

A black racer snake coiled on the ground with its tongue out
A black racer snake coiled on the ground with its tongue out
Ssstay Out!

7 Items to Keep Snakes Out of Your Home

Consider these reptile-proofing essentials.

happy young woman holding her dog on the couch
happy young woman holding her dog on the couch
Communal Canines

The 15 Best Dogs for Apartments

Vets say these breeds are best for small spaces.

Two children playing with a hamster and small dog
Two children playing with a hamster and small dog
Petite Pets

9 Pets That Are Great for Small Spaces

These critters will adore your shoebox apartment.

A close up of a person walking a Golden Retriever on a city street
A close up of a person walking a Golden Retriever on a city street
Dog Towns

The 7 Best Dog-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

Your four-legged friends will love these locales.

Close-up of a portrait of an orange and white cat outside
Close-up of a portrait of an orange and white cat outside
Catastrophe

Bird Flu Is Spreading in Cats

These are the symptoms.

A great dane gazes into the woods at dusk in winter.
A great dane gazes into the woods at dusk in winter.
Canine Problems

5 Dog Breeds a Vet Loves But Wouldn't Own

They're still good boys, though.

tussock moth caterpillar
tussock moth caterpillar
Creepy Crawlers

Rash-Causing Caterpillars Falling From Trees

Officials issued a new warning.

Tired dog on carpet. Sad beagle on floor. Dog lying on soft carpet after training. Beagle with sad opened eyes indoors. Beautiful animal background.
Tired dog on carpet. Sad beagle on floor. Dog lying on soft carpet after training. Beagle with sad opened eyes indoors. Beautiful animal background.
Canine Caution

Common Household Items That Are Toxic to Dogs

Vets say pet owners may not know about these.

A Great Dane sitting with dirt on its head after digging in a garden
A Great Dane sitting with dirt on its head after digging in a garden
Doggie Danger

5 Things in Your Garden Poisonous to Your Dog

They could be putting your pup at serious risk.

Brown and White water dog Puppy
Brown and White water dog Puppy
Fur Real

20 Popular Dogs That Don’t Shed

Take note if you have allergies.

group of puppies purebred dogs on a table
group of puppies purebred dogs on a table
Best In Show

10 Most Popular Dog Breeds

American Kennel Club reveals America's favorites.

total solar eclipse over palm trees
total solar eclipse over palm trees
Weird Science

45 Odd Animal Behaviors During a Solar Eclipse

Get ready for weirdness on April 8.

A closeup of a copperhead snake
A closeup of a copperhead snake
Headsss Up

New Warning Issued Amid Surge in Snake Bites

Officials predict a record year for incidents.

Yorkshire Terrier getting a trim
Yorkshire Terrier getting a trim
Diva Dogs

The 10 Most High-Maintenance Dog Breeds

They might need more haircuts than you.

Brown Cocker Spaniel running in shallow water
Brown Cocker Spaniel running in shallow water
dog dilligence

Dog-Killing Parasite Is Spreading in the U.S.

Here are the symptoms to watch out for.