1. Community
  2. /
  3. Pets
  4. /
  5. Becoming a pet owner

Adopting a pet

Question

24 answers

What type of dog breeds are best for cats?

I am an owner of two adorable cats and am looking to adopt a dog.  I was curious which breeds are best for a cat-filled home.  Thank you! 


101 funny names for dogs

Whether you're a fan of puns or pop culture, here are some great ideas for funny names you can give your fun-loving pooch! "What's in a dog name?" Well, maybe that isn't the exact quote...but it is a question that most aspiring dog owners ask themselves while... more


What’s the best pet for your kids? Here’s how to decide

It’s an exciting time — your family is about to get bigger! Soon there will be somebody barking, meowing or even hopping around your house, keeping the kids company and making lots of memories. But before you get sucked into a flurry of new pet selfies, we’re here to ask... more


Cheap Dogs: Top 10 Budget-Friendly Pooches

Give your wallet a break! These cheap dogs cost way less in the long-term.You're itching to get a playful pup, but need a pet that's also easy on your wallet. Does this mean that "cheap dogs" are the category du jour when it comes to the pick... more


10 large cat breeds: All the basics about big house cats

The bigger, the better — maybe that’s your mantra. If you’re considering a big house cat — large breeds like Maine Coons or Persians, for instance — it’s just a good idea to do your homework before bringing one home. There are physical attributes (hello, shedding fur!), personality traits (ever... more


10 Rare Dog Breeds From Around the World

Check out these rare dog breeds you never knew existed. From cute to the strange, a here's list of some of the rarest dog breeds in the world.Have you heard of the kooikerhondje, lagotto romagnolo or the azawakh? Of the more than 150 breeds of dog, these rank... more


15 Types of Short-Haired Dogs: Find the Perfect Breed For Your Family!

Here are 15 friendly, spunky and totally tangle-free short-haired dog breeds to consider for your family.Are you thinking about getting a dog, but worried that he will leave a trail of fur running from your front door to your bed? If so, it might be time for you and... more


30 cute Italian dog names and their meanings

When it comes to naming your dog, you want to come up with something original. By choosing from Italian dog names, you can give your pup a name that stands out at the dog park. There are many ways you could go about choosing an Italian dog name. You could... more