pets
Do you spend tons on your pets? Or do you think spending lots of money on animals is ridiculous?
dogs
It's winter on the East Coast, and I'm kind-of lazy because it's cold outside, and she's bored and staring at me constantly with a desperate pleading look. Help?
in

Feb 8, 2014 at 11:00am | 145 comments

dogs
I’ve never had anyone I was very close with die, maybe it’s like this all the time.
halloween
I have entered my dog in not one but TWO Halloween pet costume contests this year. Yeah, I have no shame. DEAL WITH IT.
in

Oct 31, 2013 at 5:00pm | 193 comments

dogster
I've thought about writing this headline for half a year. The answer I keep coming back to is "no."
babies
relationships
There were times that I felt that moving forward in life was just too damn difficult, painful and almost impossible, with all of the reminders of Craig and our life together.
dogs
I was a die-hard cat person growing up. That is, until my early 30s, when I adopted a dog with a bunch of pretty major issues -- and I Iearned to love her anyway.
miles
Miles threw up on a silk DKNY dress because dog.
in

Aug 9, 2013 at 3:30pm | 68 comments

animals
Animals are furry! Plus they make us feel less alone. Here are five reasons why I've always been head-over-heels for them. Tell me your reasons, too.
it happened to me
I am far from perfect, but a bad dog owner I AM NOT and I refuse to let anyone tell me otherwise.
cats
cats are awesome, dogs are awesome, science is awesome, and feelings are awesome - LET US COMBINE THEM ALL INTO ONE AMAZING ARTICLE.
in

Jul 30, 2013 at 4:00pm | 267 comments

miles
This was way harder than I thought. Some things you should probably leave the the pros.
in

Jul 11, 2013 at 1:00pm | 174 comments

dogs
My budget is tight right now. But my dog is worth it.
in

Jul 3, 2013 at 9:00am | 187 comments

dogs
“Oh my god,” I say, coming through the fog. “That was totally crack.” “It was?” Dashiell looked alarmed.
dogs
Although honestly? I clicked "I prefer a dog with a shorter lifespan" on an online quiz about this, so maybe I shouldn't get one at all.
cone of shame
No, no, not the puke on the face part. But that cone! It's a real ice-breaker, I tell you.
in

May 30, 2013 at 1:15pm | 73 comments

dogs
One second it was a nice morning, the next second three rottweilers* were snarling and chomping on my dog like they were starving and she was filet mignon.
in

May 29, 2013 at 6:00pm | 332 comments

dogs
Doggie racism sounds ridiculous but it's a real thing.
in

May 24, 2013 at 10:30am | 101 comments

dogs
I do not want a breed that sheds a lot. I do not want a breed that has inherent problems like fragile legs (leaving out my favorite breed, the Italian greyhound) or breathing problems (goodbye, pugs.)
in

Apr 26, 2013 at 1:30pm | 286 comments

dogs
There's some real good trash over there. You should probably let me eat it.
in

Apr 1, 2013 at 9:00am | 163 comments

plants
Plants that won't hurt your pet -- for maximum drama and minimal poison.