Pets

Whether you’re a loving pet parent, are thinking of getting one, or are just an animal lover, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got the answers to your pet questions and advice, fascinating facts about your favourite creatures, and, yes, cute pictures.

The Best Bird Breeds for Beginners

When you are thinking of what type of bird is best for a beginner, start simple. They say you've got...


Reptile or Amphibian: The Right Pet for You?

Reptiles and amphibians-affectionately called "herps," from the Greek word for "creeping thing"-aren't everyone's idea of the perfect pet. They may...


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Get the Best Vet for Your Pet

Here’s how to find a veterinarian who combines compassion and skill with respect for your pocketbook


Feeling at Home with Your Pet

Whether you're a new pet owner or simply thinking of inviting one into your family, there are a lot of...


Tips for Affordable Pet Owning

No matter the animal, owning a pet can quickly become a financial burden. To save money while still being a...


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Pets: The Most Loving Allergen Source

If you are allergic to your pet, don't blame the animal's hair or fur. What you're really allergic to are...


Playtime for Your Pet

DIY toy solutions for dog owners looking to save a buck or to get crafty with their animals.


Teach a Cat the House Rules

Housebreaking a cat can be a difficult process. Follow these tips to keep your home intact while breaking in the...

Does Catnip “Work” on Big Cats Like Lions and Tigers?

Catnip (or Nepeta cataria, as scientists so eloquently call it) is a perennial herb that drives many house cats wild