dogs
With a shelter animal being killed every 11 seconds in the U.S. alone, buying a dog just doesn’t make sense to me anymore, and if it makes sense to you, you need to read this.
pets
It’s about common decency, which I think -- in the most Larry David-ish way possible -- does not receive enough thought and attention in our supposedly civilized world.
pets
Adding a member to your family –- yes, even a dog –- is a personal decision and it’s no one’s business why you make the choices you do.
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.
dogs
I've owned my rescued pit bull Samsung (Sam, if you're nasty!) for less than a week, but, man, oh, man, is there a lot to learn. Help?
in

Dec 6, 2012 at 3:00pm | 367 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
When I decided to get a pup for my new pet-friendly apartment, little did I know I would be racing against the clock to save a sick doggie's life.
in

Dec 3, 2012 at 1:00pm | 310 comments

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.
pets
Do you spend tons on your pets? Or do you think spending lots of money on animals is ridiculous?
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

cats
FATTY MCBUTTERPANTS, you guys.
in

Apr 16, 2012 at 12:00pm | 274 comments

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

dogs
I’ve been saying "This could be Max’s last year" for five years.
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

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

Jul 3, 2013 at 9:00am | 187 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
There's some real good trash over there. You should probably let me eat it.
in

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

dogs
Miles can't get enough of lounging in the loo.
in

Aug 17, 2012 at 10:30am | 148 comments

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

date deal-breakers
If you have the gene that makes you love dogs, I want you to put it in me. Otherwise, we're gonna have trouble.
dogs
I am cursed now with a cockblock dog whom I love dearly and would never take out of my life, which, needless to say, makes dating guys difficult.