Pets

Whether you’re a loving pet parent, are thinking of getting one, or are just an animal lover, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got the answers to your pet questions and advice, fascinating facts about your favourite creatures, and, yes, cute pictures.

The Most Popular Dog Breeds in Canada

Dogs may be our best friends, but which ones do we rely on the most? Every year, the Canadian Kennel Club releases a list of the top ten most popular dog breeds in Canada. Discover the top dogs in the country.

Mistakes Cat Owners Make (According to a Cat Whisperer)

Got an issue with your feline friend? There’s a good chance you’re part of the problem.


Here Are the Breeds That Make the Best Apartment Dogs

Whether you’re in a cramped high-rise condo or a teeny-tiny bungalow, these easygoing breeds will fit right in.


Tips to Make Your Cat More Friendly

Nobody like a sourpuss, and a crabby kitty isn't much fun either. Here's how to make even the grumpiest kitty...


The Most Popular Dog Names in Canada

Move over, “Fido”! Here's what Canadian dog owners chose for their new furry friends.

The 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds

From Retrievers to German Shepherds, check out this surprising list of the top dogs.


How to Make 3-Ingredient Dog Treats

The way to a dog's heart is through the belly! You can whip up these simple snacks in under 15...

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The World’s Largest Dog Breeds

Despite their size, these gentle giants are generally loyal, well-tempered and good-natured creatures.


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20 Dog Breeds With the Longest Life Expectancy

Although the average lifespan for our furry friends is between 10 and 13 years, these particular breeds frequently reach the...


How to Provide End-of-Life Care For Your Pet

While it will never be an easy time, there are ways to make it a kinder and more compassionate one—for...


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The Real Reason Cats Are Always Licking Themselves

Veterinarians reveal the secret behind your cat's compulsive licking—and why there's more to it than simple grooming.

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The Best YouTube Cat Videos of All Time

It doesn't have to be International Cat Day (August 8, by the way) to celebrate our feline friends. Here, we've...


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8 Reasons You Should Never Let Your Cat Sleep in Your Bed

Spending the night cozied up to your fur-baby may sound relaxing, but sleeping with a cat comes with health risks.


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Can You Guess the Dog Breed Based On Its Puppy Picture?

These pups are the most popular dog breeds, according to the American Kennel Club—and we'll even throw in the adult...


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The 15 Best Dogs for Seniors

Dogs help keep people healthy and provide companionship, which is a boon for all, but especially the older generation. Find...


The Surprising Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Whether they’re furry, feathered or scaly, the non-human members of your family help you in more ways that you know....

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20+ Funny Dog Cartoons to Make Every Owner Chuckle

These funny dog cartoons will make you sit, stay, and beg for more.


This Is The Most Popular Pet Name Ever

We take a stroll down pet name lane to reveal the most favourite animal alias of them all. The answer?...


My Son Doesn’t Like Dogs, But Our New Fur Baby Might Just Change His Mind

“You know that trope: guy hates dogs, then guy falls in love with dog?” said my older son, Joey, who’s...


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13 Ways to Help Your Pet Live Longer

These expert tips can help your furry friends have a long and happy life.


These Pandemic Pet Adoption Stories Will Warm Your Heart

Over the past year, an unprecedented number of Canadians opened their homes—and their hearts—to new friends. Here are just a...


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The Most Hilarious Halloween Costumes for Dogs

Don't miss this side-splitting gallery of dogs playing dress-up.


What My Seven Dogs Taught Me About Love

Through each monumental moment in life, there is something for our dogs to teach us—about love, friendship, family, identity, and...


Why I Adopted a Pair of Ducklings During the Pandemic

Fostering a pair of ducklings brought new joy to our home—until I discovered what awaited them back at the farm.


The Fruits and Vegetables Dogs Can (and Can’t) Eat

We all know we should eat our fruits and veggies, but what's good for us isn't always good for our...

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50 Ugly Dogs That Are Still So Darn Cute

For nearly 30 years, ugly dogs have vied for the crown in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest. Check out these...


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11 Warning Signs Your Dog Is Suffering from Heat Stroke

Spotting heat stroke in dogs isn't always easy.


I Wished For a Baby, But Instead a Bunny Showed Up At My Door

After trying to conceive for over three years, the lost bunny we adopted was a welcome distraction from our struggles...


8 Signs Your Dog Needs Affection

Does your pooch need another smooch? Here’s how to tell—and how to demonstrate your love and devotion.


What Is the Best House Temperature for Pets?

Do you and your pet fight over the thermostat setting? Find out the best house temperatures for your dogs, cats...


13 Things You Should Know About Pet Adoption

Thinking of adding a pet to your family? Separate fact from fiction with our handy checklist.