Dear Morris: Why Are Shelter Cats the Best Cats?
Morris explains why if you're looking for a new cat, you can't do better than a shelter cat.
A History of Human and Cat Friendship
Cats have been our best friends for thousands of years. Find out how it all began.
Meet Nala and White Coffee Cat
These crazy-adorable cats may be more popular than everyone you know.
Turn Your Backyard into a Catio
Learn how to convert your enclosed backyard into a safe outdoor space for your cat.
How to Help Find Your Pet—Before He Gets Lost
If your pet's missing, every minute counts. Prepare ahead of time with these tips.
VIDEO: Build An Insulated Dog House
If you’re looking for a great weekend project that will make your dog happy, this DIY dog house is perfect.
VIDEO: Voice Controlled Cat Feeder
There's a surprising amount of options for automatic cat feeders, but sometimes the best is one you make yourself.
Why You Should Laminate Lost Pet Flyers
How to keep your lost pet flyers up longer for a better chance of finding your furry friend.
Do I Have Space For Another Cat?
Aside from simple logistics, it's good to keep your cats' comfort (and personalities!) in mind.
Stars Support Animal Causes
The stars were out in full force at L.A.'s Best Friends Animal Society's annual Strut Your Mutt fundraiser.
Michigan Firefighters Rescue Dog
Firefighters in Michigan risked their lives to save a dog that had fallen through thin ice.
How People Love Their Pets Around the World
While our customs may differ, one thing is the same around the world — we all love our pets!
Dolly, a Boy's Protector
Real-life "Lassie" dogs still exist today. Don't miss this sweet story of Derek and his dog Dolly.
Memorializing a Beloved Dog
"It was on Petfinder.com, the rescue-pet adoption site, that I first encountered my little angel."
How to Lend Holiday Help to Canine Assistants
Spread some good cheer. Help Canine Assistants provide service pups for those in need.
The Joy of Fostering for Canine Assistants
Canine Assistants relies on foster families. A long-time volunteer tells us what it's like.
What it's Like to Hire a Dog-Walking Service
Are you curious about hiring a dog-walking service but aren't sure how the whole process works?
Support Your Local Shelter
Providing a temporary foster home for a shelter cat awaiting his forever home helps an untold amount.
Shelter Sends Pets Home for Thanksgiving
"We wanted to give all of the dogs and some of the cats an experience of what a family is like..."
How to Be a Cat Sitter
Have you ever wanted to be a cat sitter? Find out if the job's right for you.
The Thanksgiving My Cats Ate The Turkey
When my sneaky felines ate half of the turkey, I thought Thanksgiving was ruined.
Despite Cancer, I'm Thankful for My Life
This dog has a lot to be thankful for this year: her good name and a good life.
Thanksgiving Pet Safety
Here are some reasons why Fido should not join you at the dinner table for the traditional holiday feast.
7 Cat Breeds with Un-Catlike Features
Meet 7 beautiful cat breeds that defy stereotypes with their amazing, un-catlike features.
Keeping 'Em Happy: Hounds Who Don't Hunt
Not hunting with your hound? Here are some alternatives to keep him happy.
8 Tips for Traveling with Your Cat
Traveling with your cats can be tricky. Here are 8 tips for an easier journey.
These 4 Black Cats & Dogs Are Good Luck
Black cats and dogs are the best good luck charms around. These four cuties show us why.
Tips for Tailgating with Your Dog
Love tailgating with your dogs? Our expert provides tips on how to have a safe and fun party.
Dog Park Dispatch: Packing for Adventure
This month's dispatch has all the tips you need to make traveling with your pup easy and fun.
How Therapy Dogs Help Troubled Teens
Therapy dogs can help troubled teens overcome a variety of issues, making their lives better.
How a Dog-like Cat Won My Heart
Puddin' Pie was a part of our family for a decade. I'd never seen a cat like her before.
Pet Parents Make Better Neighbors
Extra time outdoors creates opportunities to meet neighbors—and having a cute dog certainly breaks the ice!
52 Things We Love About Dogs
Celebrate National Dog Week every week with this list of the things we love best about dogs.
10 Tips To Keep A Home Clean with Pets
It is possible to catch the dirt and debris that comes along with pets and clean effectively when you do.
Training Dogs Vs. Service Dogs
While most dog owners depend on their dog for companionship, others look to dogs for assistance.
Ask Morris: Back-to-School Routines
What do you do all day with the kids back in school? Hint: it involves a lot of sleep.
Make Your Own Compact Cat Tree
Perfect for a corner or small space, you can make this four level DIY cat tree for about $40.
Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Salutes 9/11 Heroes
This year's event will pay tribute to the wonderful first responders and their working dogs who keep us safe.
Taking a Bite Out of Biting the Mailman
Some dogs go crazy when they see the mailman. Here's why (and what to do about it!).
The Canine Captains of Industry
Many dogs go to work with their owners, but how many actually work? These two pups do and they do it well.
The cargo? Approximately eighty lucky rescue dogs once lost, abandoned, neglected, or abused.
The Feline Captains of Industry
Plenty of pets accompany their owners to work, but these felines have real jobs to do.
Introducing Dr. Jill's Cat 101 Course
We’ve got the basic tips you need for getting along with your feline friend.
When To Bring Your New Puppy Home
Everyone gets excited to bring their new pup home, but when is the right time?
Make Your Home a Cat Paradise in 5 Steps
To prevent boredom and keep your furry friend happy, enrich his environment with some fun toys and spaces to climb.
Summer Travel: Should Your Pet Join?
Check out what experts say about bringing your dog on vacation.
Looking to Fund a Pet Project?
Contribute to an animal welfare project with this crowdfunding app for pets.
This Dog's Life: A Survivor's Story
Read this story of life in a puppy mill from one brave dog's point of view.
Turning A Love of Dogs Into A Career
Take a look at these jobs that have stemmed from people's love for dogs.
New Comedy Starring Dachshund
Watch out for the new dark comedy starring Weiner-Dog, the compassionate Dachshund!
Love Dogs, Will Travel
If you happen to be an animal lover with a case of wanderlust, the price for unique and high-end accommodations can be free.
Put an ID Collar on Your Indoor Cat
When your indoor kitty gets too curious and darts outside, a collar might be the only thing that can help it come home.
DIY Travel Blanket
This lightweight blanket takes up as little space as possible and can be folded flat to fit in most bags.
Are These 8 Hidden Pet Toxins in Your Home?
Spring is here, but with it comes some things you didn’t know were harmful to your pet.
Find Out If Your Pet Can Fly In-Cabin with This Guide
Map Happy has compiled the in-cabin pet policy for major airlines into an easy to read chart.
Pamper Your Pooch with Valentine’s Day Printables
Dog-friendly ways to say I love you this Valentine’s Day.
Happy Trails: 8 Tips for Hiking With Your Dog
Hiking is fun! And when you do it with your best friend by your side, every trail is a happy one.
Canine Assistants: 6 Questions for Gary Arnold
We caught up with Gary to find out more about the wonderful nonprofit, Canine Assistants.
7 Tips for Welcoming a Shelter Dog
Here are some tips that will help you make the new member of your pack feel right at home.
How to Pick the Right Daycare for Your Dog
Pet daycare is a great option, but some dogs may be better suited for it than others.
How to Throw a Dog Birthday Pawty
Dogs don’t need fancy venues or swanky catering to celebrate their birthdays.
America’s 10 Best Dog-Friendly Destinations
Spend some quality time together at one of these dog-friendly destinations.
How a Service Dog Changed Ericka's Life
Because of Paisley, people now look beyond Ericka’s disability and her wheelchair.
Meet Sarge: The Class Clown
Epilepsy service dog Sarge cracks smiles on the faces of countless patients.
Meet S’more: The Best Friend
S’more is the best friend and constant companion of a boy with medical issues.
Meet Piper: The Fearless Barn Dog
Piper helps keep her pet parent safe during seizures, and she helps kids with special needs.
Meet Oakley: The Documentary Celebrity
Oakley is providing love and support to a family whose child suffers from cerebral palsy.
Meet Hunter: The Pediatric Cancer Hero
Therapy dog Hunter brings bundles of love and comfort to patients at Children's Mercy Hospital.
Meet Axel: The Dog of All Trades
Therapy dog Axel gives unconditional love and support to everyone he encounters.
Meet Leica: The Calming Presence
Leica's job is to help kids in an outpatient medical clinic relax during their procedures.
Meet Georgie: The Community Servant
Georgie gives her pet parent love and friendship, and she provides help during epileptic seizures.
Meet Kitty: The Comforting Pup
Kitty works with her pet parent at the child abuse clinic at Cook Children’s Hospital.
Meet Eggroll: The Dog Who Can Dial 911
Service dog Eggroll helps his best friend live alone and provides companionship.
Meet Chevy: The Social Butterfly
Chevy spends time at the hospital to bring some joy to the kids staying there.
Meet Pixel: The Perfect Running Partner
Pixel helps her pet parent live an active lifestyle while suffering from diabetes and epilepsy.
Meet Hope: The Dog Who Gives Hope
Sitting at the foot of the bed in patient rooms, Hope offers patients love and companionship.
Meet Bliss: The Middle School Companion
Service dog Bliss is helping her handler’s daughter transition into middle school.
Meet Elsa: The Cuddle Bug
Elsa works with her pet parent at the hospital to help kids feel better during treatment.
Meet Wrangler: The Fire Detecting Hero
Wrangler used his keen instincts to save his family from a house fire.
My Dog Pees When I Get Home. What Should I Do?
Dr. Jill received this inquiry from a Milk-Bone® fan: Our dog pees when we come home from work. What should we do?
5 Tips for Coping With Losing Your Best Friend
Nothing in the world can make saying goodbye to a good friend easy, but the following tips can help.
7 Tips for Volunteering at your Local Animal Shelter
If you are an animal lover, consider spreading some cheer this holiday by giving back to your local shelter.
Holiday Quiz: What’s on Your Dog’s Wish List?
When you’re shopping for your pooch this season, make sure you get them a present they’ll love.
Which States Spend the Most on Holiday Dog Gifts?
A national study that is sure to make your dog wag his tail and bark with delight.
9 Tips for Jet-Setting With Your Dog
Flying with your dog can be stressful for even the most laissez-faire folks. But not if you follow these nine simple rules!
10 Questions to Ask Before Boarding Your Dog
Here is what to ask the kennel (and yourself) to make sure your pet is comfy while you are away.
How to Make Every Vacation a Dog Vacation
Here are some tips for making travelling as fun for your pup as it is for you.
4 DIY's to Make Doggy Holidays Merry and Bright
Tutorials to deck the halls with bowwows of happiness this holiday season.