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Splish-splash, your pup will jump for joy (or roll in the sand!) at any one of these beaches.
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You can't go wrong with naming your pup one of these top-tier options.
Decide what to call your sweet (or sassy!) kitty with the help of these stupendous ideas.
Heading out of town? Make sure these boxes are checked first.
Kitty hideaways don't get more stylish than this.
Cat, dog, or something else entirely? The answer might surprise you!
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Providing proper training for your canine companion is a big part of your role as a responsible dog parent. These tools will help you get the job done right.
Cat, dog, or something else entirely? The answer might surprise you!
Providing proper training for your canine companion is a big part of your role as a responsible dog parent. These tools will help you get the job done right.
There's no denying pets are cute, but for pet allergy sufferers, they can also be downright dangerous.
Just get a girl dog? Give your new family member a name that truly suits her with one of these cute female dog names.
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Occasional snacking on grass is perfectly healthy for your cat. Learn why and how to plant a little indoor, chemical-free lawn on which he can graze.
From dog beds to cat hammocks, we're sharing the products we loved (and our pets appreciated) this year.
A wiener dog dressed as the Magic School Bus? Hilarious.
Get the dog moms and dads in your life something unique this year.
Bloodhound
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  • breed group: hound
  • breed size: large (61-100 lbs.)
  • other traits: tendency to chew, strong loyalty tendencies, good hiking companion
  • colors: black, fawn, red, brown / chocolate / liver
  • patterns: bicolor, black and tan, liver and tan
  • coat length/texture: short
  • temperament: gentle, friendly, willful
Bloodhounds are talented trackers who live by their noses, require dedicated care, and love their humans. Learn more about living with a bloodhound.
  • breed group: terrier
  • breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
  • other traits: easy to groom, tendency to chew, hot weather tolerant, strong loyalty tendencies
  • colors: brown / chocolate / liver, fawn, black, blue
  • patterns: brindle, sable
  • coat length/texture: short
  • temperament: friendly, outgoing, playful
Courageous, smart, and loyal, the American Staffordshire terrier (“AmStaff" for short) can be a wonderful family pet that learns quickly with positive reinforcement.  These energetic dogs are always up for a good outdoor adventure with their human friends.
  • breed group: terrier
  • breed size: small (0-25 lbs.)
  • other traits: hypoallergenic, easy to train, requires lots of grooming, tolerates being alone, high prey drive, high potential for weight gain, apartment-friendly, cold weather tolerant, hot weather tolerant, good for first-time pet owners
  • colors: black, white
  • patterns: bicolor, flecked / ticked / speckled
  • coat length/texture: wiry, medium
  • temperament: outgoing, playful, friendly
Brilliant, spunky, and eager to please, the miniature schnauzer is an excellent family dog—provided you can keep him entertained.
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These amazing pups are cleanup heroes!
Trying to keep your pooch happy and healthy? Start with their teeth!
When temps rise, make sure your hot dog has a chill place to rest!
These picks are perfect for the pups who love to splash and play on hot days.
Hitting the road with your furry best friend just got a bowl lot easier.
Cockapoo
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  • breed group: hybrid
  • breed size: small (0-25 lbs.)
  • other traits: hypoallergenic, easy to train, loves water, apartment-friendly, cold weather tolerant, hot weather tolerant, good for first-time pet owners, strong loyalty tendencies
  • colors: red, cream, black, blue, white, gold / yellow, brown / chocolate / liver
  • patterns: bicolor, tricolor, merle
  • coat length/texture: long, curly
  • temperament: friendly, outgoing, playful
With the intelligence of a poodle and the loving nature of a cocker spaniel, it’s no surprise the cockapoo is one of the most sought-after crossbreeds in the U.S. They are a low-shedding, easy-to-love dog that comes in a myriad of colors and sizes to please any family.