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Cats are fascinating creatures and popular companions. Part of that popularity stems from their being self-sufficient and fairly low maintenance compared to some other animals. Yet while cats often manage all their own grooming, their ears may need some inspection and cleaning from time to time.… read more

Cleaning your dog’s ears is part of their overall health and well-being routine. It may also berequiredto prevent or treat health issues. However, cleaning your dog’s ears can be challenging, especially ifyou’venever cleaned a dog’s ears andare notsure what to expect. Dogs produce wax in their ears… read more

New Year’s Eve is a great night for pet parents to celebrate and ring in the new year. However, millions of pets across the country can find our brand of merrymaking pretty scary, and will spend the night cowering under a bed or barking at the door. The good news is there are steps you can take to… read more

Jealousy is defined as a desire to possess something that someone else has, or a feeling of unhappiness or anger because you fear someone you love is liked by another. But do dogs get jealous like humans do? Do they feel jealous when we spend time with or give attention to other pets or people? Can… read more

Whether it’s getting every last morsel of food from their bowl, panting after a game of fetch, or showering you with affection, a dog’s tongue plays an important role in how they interact with their environment. Here are some interesting facts that you probably don’t know about dog tongues. Dogs… read more

Ever wonder why dogs have whiskers? Each whisker plays a vital role in a dog’s sensory perception, and dogs can also communicate their emotions through their whiskers. Here’s a closer look at what dog whiskers are, what they do, whether they grow back when they fall out, and whether you should ever… read more

Losing a pet is more common than people realize. Around 15% of pet parents will lose their cat within the first five years after adopting their pet. It happens in the blink of an eye, despite your best intentions. As part of an emergency plan, it is important to know the steps to take to find your… read more

Our canine companions use their sense of taste in combination with their other senses to explore the world around them. Sometimes it seems like dogs will eat anything, from garbage and fecal matter to undigestible items like toys and fabric. And other times dogs may be very picky about their food.… read more

You may know the look—you come home after petting another cat and are greeted with the “evil eye” from your feline companion. Your cat seems to know you’ve been around another animal, and it seems to you that they might be envious. But can cats really get jealous? If so, how do they show it and… read more

Laughter, by definition, is a physiological response to humor. Dogs can be playful, but do they understand humor and laughing at funny things? Do they have their own version of laughter? What do they think when humans laugh? Do Dogs Laugh? Dogs do laugh; however, it is not the same way humans do.… read more