Healthy pets are happy pets. Find news, videos and advice about your four-legged family member.
Families are more likely to call their cat George than Tiddles, while pooch names like Fido or Lassie have been replaced by Toby, Archie and Holly.
Find out more about better kinds of litter you can buy for cats.
Using doggie DNA to solve the puzzle of which dog left the feces is becoming increasingly popular in apartment complexes nationwide.
And when is a dog or cat considered 'elderly'? You might be surprised.
Video: These adorable pups enjoy a good swing at the park.
Video: A Boston Terrier named Mackie has an unusual and hilarious reaction to being tickled.
Video: More drivers are putting their dogs in seatbelts and other restraints as awareness increases that loose dogs in the car can be distracting and dangerous.
A tired dog is a happy dog, and there are plenty of happy pups at daycares.
Video: Couple runs skunk rescue project and no, they don't spray.
Video: The 15-year-old pooch, who was crowned last summer in California, dies in her sleep. Here's footage of Yoda at the Sonoma-Marin Fair.
You can do a few things to make a difficult situation easier on you and your pet.
Thousands of residents near the nuclear plants were ordered to abandon their homes with little warning, and residents had to leave their pets behind.
Keep water handy, know the warning signs, and consider taking the fun indoors.
Better pet food and veterinary services have allowed dogs and cats to live longer, spawning an industry of animal diapers and pet tissue-engineering.
Turn off the TV (even Animal Planet) and play fetch, hit the agility course or even hop on a skateboard to keep the pounds off canine and human family members.
Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.