Square-Loving Cat on Twitter Inspires Curious Pet Parents

“A confident, assertive cat may be more likely to quickly investigate and sit inside the square,” says certified feline training and behavior specialist Paula Garber.

How pets improve mental health issues, from depression to PTSD

How pets improve mental health issues, from depression to PTSD

Tom Maybury died five years ago at the age of 29, but the recent death of Tottie has led Tom’s mother Sally and younger brother Henry to raise awareness of how rescue dogs can make such a difference to people’s lives.

Owning a dog will help you find love

Owning a dog will help you find love

New figures suggests that dog owners are far more likely to meet new people, be asked on a date, and find love than those without a furry friend.

Complexities of an adopted dog

Complexities of an adopted dog

After that, it’s crucial to assert the house rules to him/her to help you co-exist with your pet. It’s important not to expect a lot from the dog and give them their space till they feel comfortable enough to trust you.

Michael Gove’s puppy-farm ban shows he gets the politics of pets | Anne Perkins

Michael Gove’s puppy-farm ban shows he gets the politics of pets | Anne Perkins

Maybe he has realised that the understanding of the relative place of human and other animal life is undergoing a transformation that is of a quite different order to the boom in small-animal vets and the rise and rise of shops selling stuff for pets.

How to Care for Dogs in LA

How to Care for Dogs in LA

Around, let's say, 2004, Tinkerbell and her human were the epitome of a growing trend of people who didn't just love their dogs, but treated them like tiny people.