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Top 10 Pet Sleeping Positions and What They Mean

Nov 27
A study of 2,000 cat and dog owners found two thirds will snuggle up with their pet at night with three in 10 of those liking the feeling of security they get from having them there.

Want to Declaw Your Cat? Not in New York

By David Klepper | Jul 24
New York became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces and a growing list of American cities

Your Pet on Pot? Not a Good Thing, a Pet Toxicologist Explains

Apr 22
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has reported a more than 700 percent increase in calls related to marijuana to its poison center in 2019.

Forget Kibbles, U.S. Sales of Fresh Pet Food are Soaring

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 4
Kibbles for Fido? Nope. These days he's getting diced chicken with sweet potatoes and spinach.

Labrador Retriever Most 'Pup-ular' U.S. Dog for 28th Year

By Jennifer Peltz | Mar 21
Labrador retrievers aren't letting go of their hold on U.S. dog lovers, but German shorthaired pointers are tugging on the top ranks of doggy popularity.

Pets Have a Lot of New Year's Resolutions, Too

Jan 10
New Year's resolutions aren't just for humans anymore: 61 percent of pet owners have made a resolution for their dog or cat, according to new research.

Fitness Trackers Help Put Overweight Pets on a Diet

By Adam Pemble | Aug 23
A growing industry of gadgets for pets includes GPS trackers, automatic feeders, ball throwing machines for dogs to fetch, and self-cleaning litter boxes for cats.

Air-Conditioned Pet Huts Placed at NY Travel Plazas

Aug 10
Pet owners traveling the New York State Thruway now have a cool option for their dogs when taking a break from driving: climate-controlled, temporary shelters.

Canine Couture for Pampered Pooches

By Colleen Barry | Jan 19
Milan has long been the world's ready-to-wear fashion leader. Now, dogs are getting in on the Italian city's sartorial scene with a new line of haute couture for canines.

Veterinarians Seek Permission to Research Pot Meds for Pets

By Andrew Selsky | Dec 9
People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to oils and powders that contain CBDs, a non-psychoactive component of marijuana. But there's little data on whether they work, or if they have harmful side effects.

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