Pet Compatibility

You know if you're a cat or a dog person, but do you know the nuances among different breeds for your pet of choice? Find out how to choose the right pet for your family and determine which breed most compatible with your preferences and lifestyle.

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These 13 Breeds Make the Best Guard Dogs

Choosing a good guard dog is about more than just finding the biggest guy on the block.

The 11 Best Dogs for Apartment Dwellers

Apartment dwellers have a lot of options when it comes to pets—and not all of them are teeny tiny pups. Here are some breeds to consider if your home is a small space with neighbors nearby.

12 of the Most Adorable Small Dog Breeds

Not every cute dog is a tiny dog. But a strong argument can be made that every tiny dog is a cute one!

11 Big Dog Breeds That Deserve Lots of Love

Who says good things come in small packages? Some of us like our puppy affection to be outsized. These big-dog breeds will provide you with a lot to love.

10 Dogs That Make Great Family Pets

Whether you’re looking for a dog that can keep up with a busy house or want a couch potato/love bug to read your paper with in the mornings, these are some of our favorite family-friendly dogs.

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These Are the Best Dog Breeds for Every Type of Household

Home owner or apartment-dweller? Family or single? Active or couch potato? Don’t just look for a dog, look for the right dog that matches your lifestyle.

20 ‘Hypoallergenic' Dogs Perfect for People with Allergies

If you or a family member suffers from allergies, a low-allergen dog might be the perfect solution. But before you bring home one of these 'hypoallergenic' pups, learn what exactly causes dog allergies and why certain breeds might be a better fit than others.

These Are the Best Cats for People with Allergies—and Why ‘Hypoallergenic’ Breeds Aren’t Always a Safe Bet

There are indeed some cats that cause less sneezing, itching, and sniffling for pet owners with allergies or asthma. But here’s what experts want you to know when it comes to ‘hypoallergenic’ breeds and picking the right pet.