The winners in our Halloween Pet Costume Contest ranged from the elaborate to the adorably goofy.
She had no map, no GPS, not the vaguest sense of the metro area's geography. But somehow a rescue dog named Zelda found her way home.
Medication is not the answer to every difficulty with an anxious dog, but the right drug can help a lot.
After three years of training and tears, Angus' anxiety is starting to ease, thanks to something I vowed I would never do.
When a bunny takes up residence in the garden on the side of our house, Angus is riveted.
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Scientists are studying dogs to learn more about the sleep problems that bedevil humans.
Q: What are cats’ vital signs? A: I’m always in favor of people knowing as much as possible about how their animals work. Vital signs,…
Laurie Hertzel is the Star Tribune’s senior editor for books. She is not a dog expert, just a dog lover, chronicling the first year with her rescue puppy.
Q: My dog has never been swimming. Should I let him jump in the lake?A: Swimming may seem natural for dogs, and most of them…
Why cats are picky eaters Cats are not simply obligate carnivores, meaning that they must have meat in their diet. They’re hypercarnivores, requiring a 1:1…