Pet Ownership & Adoption

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5 Ugly Christmas Sweaters for Dogs

5 Ugly Christmas Sweaters for Dogs

If you’ve always wanted to include your dog in the annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, now you can. Check out these festive sweaters that will keep your four-legged fashionista cozy and cute.

Pet Horoscope Infographic

Pet Horoscope Infographic

We’ve matched dog breeds with the zodiac signs that best describe their personalities. Look up your dog’s sign to see if the personality traits fit. If you don’t know your dog’s birthday, find the sign with characteristics that best describe your dog!

DIY Pet Halloween Costumes

DIY Pet Halloween Costumes

As Halloween approaches, families across the nation are preparing for a festive night — and including their pets. Here are five easy DIY pet costume options for your pet.

The Cost of Pet Burial

The Cost of Pet Burial

It is perhaps the most dreaded part of pet ownership: Saying goodbye to your beloved pet companion. In the midst of grief you may be faced with a difficult burial choice.

Choosing Pet Doors

Choosing Pet Doors

Pet doors are a great option for giving pets more independence. Before providing your pet with access to the backyard, compose a checklist to make sure this is a safe option.

Top 5 Pet Travel Tips

Top 5 Pet Travel Tips

Whether you’re traveling for the holidays or for a much-needed vacation, you’re one of 29.1 million Americans who hit the road with your pet. Let’s make it a stress-free journey.

Declawing Cats

Declawing Cats

It’s no question that we love our kittens. What is debated is whether to have their claws surgically removed. We take a look at both sides of the argument.

Canine DNA Testing

Canine DNA Testing

Current DNA technology not only helps determine your dog’s heritage, it has brought incredible value to veterinary medicine, both in the diagnostic and preventive avenues.

Can Pets Donate Blood?

Can Pets Donate Blood?

Modern veterinary medicine has made it possible to offer higher standards of care. Like humans, pets may need donated blood to survive surgery. Is your pet a candidate?

Pet Trust Funds

Pet Trust Funds

Just as parents leave estates and trusts to their children, more people are leaving trusts and estates to their pets in order to provide them long-term care.

Grief Counseling For Pet Owners

Grief Counseling For Pet Owners

For owners experiencing the death of a pet, there are support groups, hotlines and even chat rooms popping up in cities across the country to help cope with the loss.

5 Ways to Show Pets Appreciation

5 Ways to Show Pets Appreciation

Wondering how you can show your pet that you really do appreciate all the licks, shedding, wagging tails and unconditional love? Here are a few ideas.