Pets Top Stories

From choosing a pet to caring for your animal the right way, everything you and your family need to know.

6 Ways to Save on Pet Care Costs

By Sally Stich | Pets

You love your pet dearly, but taking care of him can cost a pretty penny. Here's how to save on your pet's expenses.

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10 Health Benefits of Dogs (and One Health Risk)

By Kristen Sturt | Pets

Whether you're a dog owner or volunteer, hanging out with our four-legged friends can do wonders for your wellbeing.

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6 Everyday Items That Can Hurt Your Pet

By Sara Schwartz | Pets

Found in most homes, these foods, plants, and products spell danger for your dog and cat.

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7 Ways to Stop Your Pets From Ruining Your Furniture

By Michael Pomranz | Pets

You love them, but they can wreak havoc on your home. Here's how to keep your furniture—and your relationship with your pet—intact.

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8 Ways My Pets Trump My Grandchildren

By Lisa Carpenter | Pets

Columnist Lisa Carpenter explains why her "furbabies" are infinitely easier than real grandbabies.

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8 Things Your Pet Hates

By Beth Levine | Pets

We don't always love our pets' behavior, and guess what? They don't always love ours.

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10 Best Dogs for Kids

By Pet MD | Pets

Gentle and playful, these are the canines to consider when you've got grandkids in the mix

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13 Weird Cat and Dog Behaviors, Explained!

By Kristen Sturt | Pets

Ever wonder why your pets do those crazy things? We got the lowdown from Katenna Jones, the Director of Educational Programs for the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

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What's the Best Dog Breed for Your Personality?

By Gabrielle Karol | Pets

Not sure which dog best complements you? Find your perfect pet match by dog breed personality.

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Hero Dogs of 2012

By Deborah Long | Pets

These pets are more then just adorable, they help people in need, and save lives. Meet 8 extraordinary canines!

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Compatibility Horoscope

How well do you get along with your grandchild and other family members? Want to know if your personalities mesh?

Find out here.