5 Essential Tips to Keeping Your Pet Healthy This Summer

Thinking about ways to get in shape for summer? Don’t forget your pet. Pets require good nutrition and exercise, too. And with summer here, there’s more to consider. From vet visits to insurance coverage, it’s smart to plan ahead so your 4-legged friend can put their best paw forward.

5 Extravagant Ways to Pamper Your Pet

Today is national Pet Parent’s Day®, the only official day celebrating pet caregivers. You spend all year spoiling your pets and spending lavishly on them, so why not use this today as an excuse to go over the top?

12 Ridiculously Cute Puppy Videos That Will Brighten Your Day

Today is National Puppy Day, created in 2006 to raise awareness about orphaned puppies and to celebrate the unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives. Usually observed March 23, the day is being celebrated two days earlier this year.

How to Save Money on Pet Care

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Which Pet Is Right for You?

From gerbils to puppies to rabbits to cats, people have a lot of choices for household pets these days. Depending on your lifestyle, you may be better suited for a certain type of pet. While there may be certain stereotypes of cat people and dog people, use this guide instead to discover the best pet for you.

3 Benefits of Rescuing a Shelter Dog

Shelter animals are often seen as the used cars of the pet world. Their history is unknown, and some fear surprises could be lurking under the hood. But as many shelter-dog owners can tell you, most of those fears are unfounded.

The Top Animal Holidays This Summer

Did you answer your cat’s question on National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day ? It was January 22, in case you missed it this year. But don’t worry – there are plenty of animal holidays coming up.

Most Popular Pet Names of 2012

Some people view adopting an animal as a chance to be creative – like those who make up clever names such as Ozzy Pawsbourne, Mr. Meowgi and Afro Thunder. But the majority of pet owners prefer classics like Lucy, Max or Buddy. Find out where they stacked up among the most popular pet names of 2012.

Furry Friends at Home in the White House: Presidential Pets

There’s a long history of presidential pets, stretching all the way back to George Washington. The first president owned a parrot, horse, donkey and seven dogs: Sweet Lips, Scentwell, Vulcan, Drunkard, Taster, Tipler and Tipsy.

Here’s a look at prominent presidential pets of the last few decades.