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Is it unethical to give your cat catnip?

Why do we think it's OK to give concentrated catnip to intoxicate a pet, and then be amused by the 'intoxicated' behavior?

Best of the Best: Pet Friendly Hotel Chains

When it comes to pet friendly accommodations, it’s often difficult for pet parents to choose where to stay with so many options to consider…

This Man Lost His Hands And Feet Because Of A Dog-Related Infection

By the time Greg Manteufel, 48, reached the hospital in late June, “my face was all red and blue, and it started going down the rest of my body,” he said. “My arms, my chest, everything was changing colors,” said Manteufel, of West Bend, Wisconsin. Manteufel initially thought he had

The best odor-free cat litter boxes

Having a cat in the home doesn’t mean litter box odor is inevitable. These 4 great cat litter boxes are designed to eliminate unwanted odor…

Petco: Pay Just $1 A Gallon For Open-glass Aquarium Tanks For A Limited Time

Petco has an amazing deal available for a limited time on a variety of open-glass aquarium tanks. Through Feb. 2, you’ll pay just $1 per gallon for a new tank. Customers can choose from a 10-gallon, 20-gallon and 29-gallon tanks, or a 2-liter open-air glass tank. So, if you want

The FDA Has Recalled Multiple Dog Foods For High Levels Of Vitamin D

Dog owners, take note: The Food and Drug Administration issued a nationwide recall on a variety of dry dog food brands after testing found dangerously elevated levels of vitamin D. After receiving consumer complaints about dogs getting sick, the FDA tested samples of the food and found some of the brands

This Company Makes Slippers That Look Just Like Your Dog

Can’t get enough of your pet? Who could blame you? We’ve certainly never met a cat or dog that wasn’t absolutely irresistible! Luckily, there’s a company called Cuddle Clones that understands just how lovable your pet is and understands why you’d want even more versions of him or her around

This Video Of A Dog Responding To ‘Harry Potter’ Spells Will Make You Smile

What is more magical than watching a puppy happily do tricks? Well, how about a furry friend who has “wizardly abilities” thanks to a clever owner who adores “Harry Potter”? Say hello to Remus — because, of course, a Potterhead would name her dog after the wizard/werewolf Remus Lupin! Remus

Adorable Rabbit Was Given Up For Being Too Affectionate—but He Found The Perfect New Home

Owning a pet is no easy task. So when the owner of a rabbit found the animal to be very demanding and needy, adoption was the only option. Thankfully, Peter — the adorably affectionate bunny rabbit — quickly found his forever home. When Ryann Sadler first met Peter, she knew immediately that

This Movie Theater Wants You To Bring Your Dog Along

Dogs have been our best buds for centuries. It’s no surprise we want to bring them along everywhere we go: airplanes, shopping, even to get a “puppaccino” at Starbucks. However, one place man’s best friend has not been welcome is the movie theater. Whenever we wanted to catch up on

How To Get A Free Bag Of Purina Dog Food Or Cat Food

If you’re looking to have a happier, healthier household in the New Year, you’ll want to check out this deal for your pets. Purina ONE is asking dog and cat owners to sign up for a 28-day challenge to see whether your pet is feeling and looking better than ever

Ford Created A Noise-canceling Kennel That Protects Dogs From Loud Fireworks

Anyone who lives with pets knows that the booms, pops, and bangs from fireworks can be terrifying for our furry friends and their excellent hearing. And if the thought of Fourth of July celebrations fills you with dread on behalf of your cats and dogs, you probably aren’t looking forward

What Your Vet Wants You To Know About Giving Human Over-The-Counter Medications To Dogs

If your pet has an allergic reaction or gets a minor injury while playing at the dog park, it may be tempting to reach for the medicine cabinet to find a remedy. After all, pets, for many people, are like their children. But giving your pet over-the-counter medications, even if

5 Questions To Ask Before You Adopt A Dog

You’ve decided to adopt a dog. Wahoo! A dog in need is the best breed, indeed. Adopting a dog can certainly be an emotional endeavor, though, especially when you notice your potential pet has locked his puppy eyes on you. (Aww!) To help bring a balanced, practical approach to the