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.
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.
magical places of healing
Are you considering living at home with your parents and their dogs to sort through childhood issues? I highly recommend it.