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'Dog Flipping' Is the Hottest New Crime Trend

Last December, a Yorkshire terrier named Sushi ran away from her Houston home and popped up not in a “Missing Dog” sign, but rather for sale online. Sushi’s not alone—the pup’s part of a wave of pets that have been kidnapped and resold on Craigslist and other sites, either back to their owners or others. It’s like … » 7/21/15 7:30pm 7/21/15 7:30pm

Media Is Setting an Unhealthy Beauty Standard for Dogs

“Why don’t I look like that,” the dog asks, putting his paw to the television. On the screen, four chubby golden retriever puppies bound down the stairs to an overflowing bowl of dog food. A single dog tear rolls from the dog’s dog eye as he watches the puppies, their bodies displaying a chunky perfection that he will… » 7/17/15 3:10pm 7/17/15 3:10pm

I'm Learning What 'For Worse' Means Before We Even Get Married

When Joe and I adopted Cheddar, a scared, three-year-old blonde terrier mutt who looked like a small, fat, elderly lion, I was excited to have our first shared responsibility. It was a first step toward a long life of joining forces and making real, living things happier and healthier and stronger than they would… » 7/17/15 10:10am 7/17/15 10:10am

Meet Jezebel's Pets and Their Celebrity Lookalikes!

In the back of every issue of In Touch, you’ll find a feature called Double Creature in which the magazine publishes a photo of reader’s pet alongside the photo of its celebrity lookalike. Sometimes they work. Sometimes they don’t. But despite its hit-or-miss nature, Double Creature is an essential part of the weekly… » 6/25/15 4:00pm 6/25/15 4:00pm

Stupid Shit I've Bought for My Cat in an Attempt to Make Her Love Me

In early 2007, during a fit of extreme emotional vulnerability, I walked into an animal shelter on Chicago’s near North side. Two hours later, I was driving home with a very angry cat with only one fang and a stump where her tail should be in a carrying case on the passenger seat, my hands clenched on the wheel in a… » 6/08/15 4:20pm 6/08/15 4:20pm

Here's the Sad Song Miley Cyrus Wrote About Pablow, Her Dead Blowfish

Miley Cyrus once had a pet blowfish named Pablow, whom she loved very very much. One day, not too long ago, Pablow the Blowfish died. His death made Miley very very sad, so she wrote a song in his memory. On Monday Cyrus shared a video of herself performing the song as part of her Happy Hippy Foundation’s Backyard… » 5/18/15 5:00pm 5/18/15 5:00pm

Did Your Pet Have a Role in Your Wedding?

Welcome to Pop The Question, a weekly space to dissect every aspect of wedding madness. Each Tuesday, we’ll ask a question (sometimes there might even be a poll!), you’ll share answers and stories, and then we’ll bring you the best of the bunch on Thursdays. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll fly into a total rage over… » 5/12/15 4:30pm 5/12/15 4:30pm

Videos of Pets Interviewing Their Celebrity Owners Aren't Crazy At All

Elisha Cuthbert, Sandra Lee, Lea Michele, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, and Eva Longoria—a collection of names that must have been pulled out of the world’s most peculiar hat—were all interviewed by their pets, and People was there to film it. It’s always nice to receive more proof that celebrities are just like us, right? » 4/23/15 5:20pm 4/23/15 5:20pm

How To Get A Chill Cat

So you’ve decided to get a pet. Maybe you’re hankering for some furry companionship to perk up the lonesome evenings. Perhaps you’re attempting to plug an emotional gap in your life by saving some of god’s non-edible creatures. Or maybe you just want to strike back at those people clogging up your Instagram feed with… » 4/02/15 5:39pm 4/02/15 5:39pm

How To Prevent Your Pet From Ruining Your Sex Life

Between killing spontaneity, playing favorites, and and ruining the mood with room-clearing farts, pets can be a real boner-killer. We all know that adopting a pet comes with a lot of responsibility, but few people consider the effects that a furry friend can have on one's sex life. Here's how to deal with some of the… » 4/01/15 3:30pm 4/01/15 3:30pm

Vets Hate Him: Dog Loses 75 Percent of Body Fat With One Weird Trick

Meet Dennis, a mini dachshund who has a new lease on life. Once weighing over 56 pounds (that's four to five Dennises) he's slimmed down and is looking fitter than ever, all with the power of one very important trick that can be yours for less than $1. Read on, and get your wallets handy. » 3/12/15 11:00pm 3/12/15 11:00pm

No, Dascha Polanco Didn't Abandon Her Cats in a Taped-Up Box

Recently, The Hollywood Gossip reported that actress Dascha Polanco (Orange Is The New Black's Daya) abandoned two adult cats she'd adopted to make room for some adorable kittens. What an awful person, you may be thinking. But a little sleuthing has revealed that this juicy tidbit of gossip probably isn't true. So… » 2/11/15 1:40pm 2/11/15 1:40pm