Dogs may be man's best friend, but some people take that friendship too far.
Research shows pets are a key weapon of control for domestic abusers, and a growing network of shelters welcome not just victims but their beloved animals, too.
Loving a pet can enrich your existence. It can also destroy it.
The co-author of the new book Cat Wars says a lot of cats probably need to die, but that he's not some cat Hitler.
You aren't tricking your dog when you talk about the vet in an excitable tone.
A dachshund in New York is currently battling for a $100,000 trust fund. We asked a pet trust attorney why—and how—pets inherit their owners' riches.
From the darkly funny to just plain dark, here are tales of your deceased friends with tails.
"I got her from a friend. I saw her, and I said, 'That doggie is going to be mine.'"
The Morris Animal Inn includes a heated indoor pool, a gym equipped with canine treadmills, and chef-prepared treats.
This little Siamese cat is 30, which is longer than I hope to live for.
Dogs deplore us, and they despise their lives as our slaves.
The Laurel Canyon Animal Company is a record label that makes music for dogs with the help of animal psychics.
Someone needs to free this stoat.
A lot of the time, the dogs go to a jail of their own.
In the second installment of our new comic series from Colombian artist Jim Pluk, Phil is mean to his pet stoat and gets what he deserves.
In our new comic series from Colombian artist Jim Pluk, Phil the Punk sees something he wants online and, like always, he gets it.
AniMeals, a non-profit organization in Southern California, serves over 7,000 pounds of pet food every month to senior citizens who otherwise couldn't afford to feed their pets.
On December 9, 2012, Darwin the macaque became a celebrity after a photo of him in a coat went viral. Today he lives at the Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary in Ontario.
Zack Trash of Nova Scotia has some unusual pets.
A town in Spain recently gave pets their own Bill of Rights. We asked an animal ethicist if other cities should follow suit.
One of the oldest animal burial grounds on the West Coast, the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery is filled with nearly a century's worth of dead pets.
I called a specialist in an attempt to figure out why my cat is always watching me when I'm on the toilet or having sex.
When a baby raccoon approached me, I imagined I had made a new friend, but things gradually took a turn for the weird.
It's still unclear how he physically fit 150 full-grown crocodiles into one house.