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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

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What should you put on the bottom of a bird cage?

I just bought a bird. We are trying to get the cage established. What should I use to cover the bottom? Are new paper shreds good enough?

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What are some funny Mexican names?

We've adopted our puppy from a resuce service that saves dogs from mexico. He's got a face only a mother could love, so we were thinking of giving him a funnier name that is also Mexican/spanish. What are some funny names you can think of?

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How long does it take to potty train a puppy?

We have a new puppy. I have been trying to potty train her for about a month, and I know she is a puppy and will still have accidents, but I just don't feel like she is making any progress. How long does potty training usually take?

The 9 best pets for kids — and how to choose one

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

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

Best family guard dogs: 7 top breeds

A pet can add a sense of security to any home. The simple idea of having another living, breathing thing in your house has a way of doing that. Some families want to go one step further and bring home a dog that can truly offer protection from unwanted people... more

10 of the strongest dog breeds in the world

You’re searching for a gentle giant — a pet that can keep up with your busy, on-the-go lifestyle but that can also be a ginormous cuddle companion on the couch at a moment’s notice. There are many strong breeds of dogs to choose from, each unique in its own way... more