• Most Calm Dog Breeds: 10 Pups with Chill Vibes

    Kseniia / AdobeStock If you’re considering adopting a new dog, energy level is probably one of the biggest factors to think about. Dogs generally have a reputation for being excitable and energetic, but there are plenty who would rather relax and watch TV with you than demand endless hours of catch. Many breeds were bred […]

  • Ain’t Nothin’ But Hound Dog Breeds + Pictures

    By Alicia Kort Felix Chacon / Stocksy When you hear “Hound Dog,” your first thought may be of Elvis’s famous song. Despite what the King of Rock and Roll claims, Hounds usually don’t cry all the time if they’re getting enough mental stimulation and exercise, but they do often have unique, shrill barks. Of course, […]

  • 10 Best Companion Dogs That Will Stick By Your Side

    By Alicia Kort Felix Chacon / Stocksy Are you looking for a dog who can be considered your new best friend or your shadow? You’re looking for a companion dog or a dog who is friendly, affectionate, and so devoted that they might come off as clingy. Companion dogs are usually lap-dogs, but that doesn’t […]

  • 15 Husky Mixes That’ll Woo Your Heart

    By Alicia Kort Olga Murzaeva / Stocksy It’s not surprising to see Husky mixes cropping up on the streets and on social media feeds. With their stunning light blue eyes, beautiful fluffy coat, and wolf-like appearance, no one can deny that the Husky is a handsome breed. Huskies have become exceedingly popular, so it’s only […]

  • Ready for Cuteness Overload? Meet the 15 Cutest Dog Breeds Ever

    Gabi Bucataru / Stocksy Here’s the truth about cute dogs: Every dog is cute in their own way. But we’ll admit that some breeds are more traditionally cute than others, either due to their fluffy, cuddly stuffed animal-like appearance or their endearing puppy dog eyes. It’s the kind of cuteness that tugs at your heartstrings […]

  • 18 Fluffy Dog Breeds: Big and Small

    Bo Bo / Stocksy One of the joys of having a dog is sinking your hands into their fluff, and it’s okay to admit that. Of course, when looking to adopt a dog, you should consider temperament, size, exercise needs, and more — but why not consider how furry they are, too? Studies show petting […]

  • 10 Ugly Dog Breeds That You’ll Love

    By Alicia Kort Larisa Stefanjuk / Shutterstock Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so we don’t believe that any dog breed is truly ugly — they’re all cute and endearing in their own ways. But certain dog breeds can look a little … more unique than others. They might be totally hairless, hairless […]

  • Cold Weather Dogs: Dog Breeds That Love the Cold

    By Alicia Kort Westend61 GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo There are plenty of pups out there who can handle the cold weather much better than humans can. Many dogs were bred to work jobs in cold climates, including guarding livestock, herding, and pulling sleds across the tundra. Their fluffy, voluminous coats not only inspire most humans […]

  • 10 Black Cat Breeds You’ll Want to Adopt

    Black cats are hardly the spooky creatures Halloween lore makes them out to be. Black cats, often overlooked and unfairly stigmatized, face a unique challenge leading to lower adoption rates. But let’s set the record straight: a cat’s personality and behavior are not determined by the hue of their fur. Black cats are just as talkative, […]

  • 12 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors and Retirees

    Leah Flores / Stocksy Everyone is different, but we generally slow down a bit as we age. The desire for companionship, however, never wanes. Picking the right dog to suit your lifestyle in older age, however, is important — no one should take on the responsibility of a dog they can’t keep up with. Good […]