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Don’t have a human date for Valentine’s Day? Read the ten reasons dogs make the best Valentine’s Day dates!

Thinking of adopting a bird? Read the ten things you should know about birds before doing so.

Have you recently adopted a cat? Check out some tips to ensure your new cat is happy in his new home.

Stacy Wolf, Director New York State Government Affairs and Public Policy, ASPCA STATE LAW – Beware of Breed Bans The evening news and daily papers have a voracious appetite for the high drama of dog attacks. Inevitably, media attention raises concerns for public safety—concerns that sometimes lead municipalities to propose measures that would ban or restrict ownership of certain breeds—most …

Although it’s more common in older dogs and larger breeds, bone cancer can strike dogs of any age and size. Learn more about bone cancer in dogs here.

Many of today’s dogs are bored and under-exercised and the solution is increased exercise and structured play. Check out this list of breed-based activities for your dog.

Bringing home a new cat is exciting, but your kitty may need time to adjust. Learn how to help!

Coprophagia, the ingestion of feces by an animal, is quite common in dogs. Some eat their own stool, some eat that of other dogs, and some of other animals. Find out why and how to stop it here.

Dr. Amy Marder, V.M.D., VP Behavioral Medicine The Cat Who Licked Too Much When Evelyn met Li’l Bit at the ASPCA shelter, she was attracted to her because she was friendly and liked to be petted. Evelyn had lost her two elderly cats the previous year, but she had recovered from her loss and was ready for another cat. Li’l …

There are many myths and misconceptions about adopting pets. Learn the truth and get the facts.