How Much Does It Cost To Own A Pet?

A young girl and her puppy

Adding a pet to the family can be one of the most rewarding experiences—and the most shocking to the wallet. Do you know how much owning a pet costs per year? Take a look at these annual estimates for common household pets:

Hermit Crabs | $45

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Pet-Proof Your Place In A Weekend

Golden retriever on sofa

Rex and Scruffy face some of the same hazards that toddlers do. If there’s a thumbtack under the rug or an errant cheese puff behind the couch, they’ll find it—and put it in their mouths. So, as with childproofing a home, keeping your space safe for your pet is also …keep reading

Man’s Best Friend: How Dogs Help Us Heal

Golden Retriever super hero

For as long as dogs have been man’s companions, they’ve been known for their ability to relate to humans. That’s especially true of service or therapy dogs. We talked to representatives of top organizations across the country that train dogs  to help people in a variety of ways.

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5 New Products Your Pet Will Love

Black and white cat eating out of stainless steel bowl

If you’re pet-crazy and proud of it, any old food dish or bed won’t do for your darling. To help you indulge Spot and Felix on a level equal to the love, companionship and slobbery kisses they give you, consider these latest and greatest accessories designed for the most pampered …keep reading

How To Keep Track Of Your Pet

tracking lost pet

It’s a scary thought, but what if your pet were to run away or get lost?

Thwarting escapes before they happen is the best defense, says Bonnie Hale, owner of Lost Pet Specialist. “In most cases, people have neglected to do basic things that could reduce the animal’s …keep reading