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Maryland recently deemed all pit bulls and pit bull mixes, 'inherently dangerous,' but not all pits are bad news. We talk to the experts about how owners can help solve this public relations problem.
Video: The 39-pound cat that won the nation's affection after an appearance on the 'Today' show dies of weight-related complications.
Research indicates that dogs are aware of and respond to human signals, especially in terms of the reward center of the brain.
Several daring dogs, a fearless feline and one panicked parrot top our list of some of the most heroic pets around.
Lawmakers rule that nature beats out nurture in a case that may have far-reaching implications for the dog breed.
Exercise, portion control and some cool toys can help you win the battle of the bulge. (And be sure to check out the video of some super-smart dogs at the end.)
Video: Arbor from Nevada specializes in abstract works of art. Is this pooch the next Picasso?
The bond between cats and sailors has been a strong one throughout history — whether the relationship was created for companionship or simply mousing duties.
The computer program recognizes the cat's profile, and if your feline companion is carrying anything in its mouth.
A new study highlights man's best friends' ability to follow human social cues.
Rescued before he could be euthanized, Corky has had several surgeries to correct his mangled legs, and now he's finally learning to walk again.
Here's how to make sure that time spent outdoors is safe and fun.
Video: A Santa Fe animal shelter is hoping to get an obese cat in shape and put him up for adoption.
Physical appearance and behavior are the biggest factors when it comes to pet adoptions, according to an ASPCA study.
Here's how to help your aging cat through its golden years.
Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.