It takes a special kind of person to rescue an abused pet. If you've decided you want to give a dog or cat a second try at a happy life, you'll need to understand that he's going to need a little convincing to give humans the same chance.
All new pets need some adjustment time, but a dog that's been treated badly will require a lot more patience when you introduce him into your home and your routine. We've got some tips to help your pet transition into a safe and happy life. Read more...
It's understandable that most people wanting to adopt shelter pets look for a puppy or a kitten, or at least a pet who's young enough to be with them for several years. At the same time, however, there are millions of older dogs and cats who have sweet dispositions, the kind of good manners they've picked up over the years and would make outstanding companions. Read more...
Can pets help you live longer, healthier lives? People sure do love their pets, for many, it's one of life's greatest joys. More than 60% of US households have at least one pet. Owners dish out hundreds to thousands of dollars per year for their beloved fur babies' care. Read more...