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.

Can You Guess This Dog’s Breed Based on One Picture?

Can you identify a dog breed just by its face, tail or markings? Take this fun quiz and find out....


If Your Dog Is This Colour, It Could Live Longer—Here’s Why

Some dogs live longer than others, and the genetic reason will surprise you.


9 Unexpected Things That Trigger Dog Anxiety

Wondering why your dog’s been chewing the furniture, barking, or going potty in the house recently? It could be anxiety.


What Your Dog’s Facial Expressions Really Mean

No one questions the special bond you have with your furry best friend, but do you fully understand everything your...


This Is Why Dogs Chase Their Own Tails

Yes, your pet is perfectly aware that its tail is part of its body.


Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund Travels the World

With 2.5-million Facebook followers and a best-selling book under his collar, Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund is ready to take on...


13 of the Best Halloween Costumes for Dogs

From the adorable to the hilarious, these canine costumes are sure to wow your Halloween party guests...or is it bow-wow...


This Is Why Dogs Spin Around Before They Poop

Your dog's internal compass could be guiding it.

This is the New Pet-Pampering Capital of Canada

Where does your community rank in Amazon.ca’s annual roundup of Canada’s most pampered pets?


13 Simple Ways to Tell if Your Dog Is Smart

Your dog's annoying traits might be signs of intelligence.


What’s Up with That Weird Kneading Cats Do?

Not all cats knead the same way, but there is a surprising reason behind this feline quirk.


This Is What Dog and Cat Years Really Mean

Is the common belief that one dog year equals seven human years actually true?


The Most Famous First Pets to Live in the White House

Dogs and cats have lived at the White House during many presidential terms. So have exotic birds, a flock of...


This Is What 6 Dog Breeds Looked Like 100 Years Ago

Your pup might’ve looked a whole lot different in 1900, thanks to generations of breeding.


This Is Why Cats Are Afraid of Cucumbers

Funny videos of cats afraid of cucumbers are going viral. But there's a reason why these green fruits frighten cats—and...


A Few (Ironclad!) Guidelines for Speaking to My Senior Basset Hound

To inquire about my pet’s mortality is akin to approaching someone sitting on a bench with their granny and saying,...

11 Subtle Signs Your Cat Is Depressed

Is your aloof, fickle feline just being a cat? Or is there something more going on? Here's how to tell.


Why Are All Calico Cats Female?

We asked veterinarians to explain why all calico cats are born female, and received some fascinating insight into feline genetics....


10 Silent Signs Your Dog Is Depressed

While dogs can’t tell you exactly what they’re feeling, they can still show behaviours similar to human depression. If your...


10 Secrets Your Dog’s Tail is Trying to Tell You

Think your pup's wagging tail means he's happy to see you? Maybe. Or maybe he's just not into you. Here...


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15 Signs Your Cat Is Secretly Mad at You

Think your cat is purring because she's happy to see you? Not always! Cats are the queens of mixed messages—here's...

You’ve Been Misdiagnosing Your Pet The Whole Time, Vets Say

Google is good at a lot of things. Diagnosing your pet isn't one of them.


15 Signs Your Dog Is Secretly Mad at You

No, they won't slam doors or yell at you, but there are definite indicators that your pooch is angry with...


16 Ways Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think

When it comes to intelligence, dogs are at the head of the class.


How to Tell What Your Dog is Thinking, According to a Dog Behaviour Expert

Reading a pup’s body language requires experience and expert guidance. Zazie Todd, a dog trainer and founder of the blog...



10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Cats That Every Owner Should Know

Many cancer symptoms in cats are subtle and can be caused by another condition, but if you notice any of...