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How to Deal with an Aggressive Dog—Yours or Someone Else’s

Here’s how to recognize an agitated dog and what to do—and not do—to keep it from attacking you.

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Understand the Costs Before Getting a Dog

It’s important to realize what it really costs to own a dog so you can budget properly and set realistic expectations.

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Service Animal Etiquette: Dos and Don’ts for Interacting with Them and Their Owners

If you’re an animal lover and see a service dog, you may be tempted to reach out and pet it. But stop and do this first.

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A Dozen Ways to Save on Pet Care

A pet can cost thousands of dollars a year in healthcare and other expenses, but there are ways to cut those costs.

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How to Take a Pet to a Foreign Country

What you need to know if you’re traveling internationally with your pet.

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You Can Travel with Your Pet

Meta Description: What you need to know to successfully and safely travel with your pet.

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6 Ways Your Cat Can Make You Sick—or Even Kill You

For me, there are few things in life that can beat the comfort of snuggling with my pet cats—and I’m…

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Don’t Let Your Pet Make You Sick

From dogs and cats to birds and reptiles, pets can pass certain illnesses. Here’s how to protect yourself and your family.

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How to Get the Right Pet Insurance

Pet insurance isn't for every pet owner. Find out if it's right for you and if it is, what mistakes to avoid and how to get the right plan.

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Safely Carry a Dog or Cat

Pet owners often lift their dogs and cats in ways that are uncomfortable or unsafe—for the pet and owner. How to do it right...

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How to Take Adorable Pet Photos

How to get winning shots of dogs, cats and other pets.

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Dog Flu Is on the Rise

A dangerous dog flu has turned up this year in 8 states. It can hit dogs of any breed, age…

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Fire Safety for Pets

Include pets in your fire-safety planning. When thinking about evacuating your home, decide who will be responsible for finding pets…

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Is Your Cat Driving You Crazy?

There’s a popular idea, supported by a few studies and lots of media stories, that cats can give people infections…

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Why Your Dog Isn’t Getting Enough Exercise

My friend was shocked when her veterinarian told her that the dog she had recently adopted wasn't getting enough exercise…