British Shorthairs are often referred to as “teddy bears” thanks to their round face and dense, furry coat.
Author: Melissa Smith
Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs, ESAs — What’s the Difference, Anyway?
Currently, only dogs — and occasionally miniature horses — may lawfully receive the designation of service animal.
Thinking About Flying With Your Pet? Read This First.
Before you fly, research your airline’s track record of keeping pets safe at 35,000 feet.
Dog Training — There’s an App for That
Smartphone apps can help you train your dog consistently wherever you go together.
The Benefits of Doing Yoga With Your Dog
“Doga” is a great way to combine your love for your dog and your love for yoga.
Dogs Who Are Addicted to Television? Apparently, They Exist.
A dog looking at a TV screen is not an uncommon sight, but when the behavior becomes obsessive, it’s time to call the vet.
Why Rats Are Truly Underrated Pets
As pets, these animals are intelligent, social and friendly.
Keeping a Lobster as a Pet: What You Should Know
A lobster as a pet? Yeah, it’s a thing.
Bringing Home Hermit Crabs? Don’t Do What I Did.
These cute critters need a warm, humid environment in which to thrive.
Even After Retirement, Military and Police Dogs Are Heroes
Why retired military dogs need our support.
Why Sloths Probably Aren’t the Best Pets to Keep
Sloths have unique dietary needs and require a specialized climate to stay happy and survive.
Evanger’s Recalls 2017: How Did a Euthanasia Drug Get Into Dog Food?
Pentobarbital in pet food? How does that even happen? Here’s our 3-part report on the deadly Evanger’s recalls of 2017 — and the fallout.
Want to Become a Pet Sitter? Here’s What You Should Know.
When you become a pet sitter, it takes grit and stamina to interact not only with the pets, but also with their humans. Here’s my advice for the beginning pet sitter.
Gila Monster Care Guide
These venomous lizards need large enclosures with plenty of elbow room. Read this expert Pet Gila Monster Care Guide from Petful.
Guinea Pigs and Teeth: What You Need to Know
Your guinea pig needs your sharp eyes and overall awareness to tell whether he’s having painful dental issues.