His Dogs Saved His Life. Can Yours Do The Same For You?


Shawn Henfling looks back at the effect his dogs have had on his own mental health.

A Dad’s Best Friend, the Snake


Here are the 5 parenting lessons Brian Anderson learned from a snake, and how it taught him to be a better dad.

She Was Never ‘Just a Dog’


This isn’t a story about a dog, this is a story about a man. A man, and the death of a dog that had saved him from depression.

My Dog’s Butt Is Tormenting Me And Maybe Ruining My Marriage


I am on my knees in 15-degree weather scrubbing poop from the sidewalk, and I have an epiphany of sorts — I do not want this dog.

No, You Shouldn’t Expect Unconditional Love From Your Spouse


Your dog may love you unconditionally, but grown human adults aren’t our pets.

Conversations With My Cat

Conversations With My Cat

After a near deadly cat fight between Steve Jaeger’s Himalayan cat and a pit bull, the cat has something to say to Steve.

5 Lessons As You Go From Dog To Sprog

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A puppy helps train The Dadventurer for his coming baby.

The Measure of a Man as Seen in a Good Dog

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One good dog influenced a man and everyone he met.

Blind Dog Sees Again


The tail won’t stop a-wagging.

Man’s Best Friend…Is His Pet Lizard?! [Video]


Dillan DiGiovanni loves that this guy has a puppy-like pet lizard. And hopes he doesn’t lose a hand petting him.

Man Interviews Guinea Pig. Hilarity Ensues.

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After watching this video by Pets Add Life, we might all want to have conversations with our pets.

Of Men and Cats

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Peter Kirby-Harris explains an often confusing relationship.

Does Owning Dogs Prepare You For Raising Kids?

Does Owning Dogs Prepare You For Raising Kids?

Expecting dad Robert Graves wonders if being a longtime dog owner has made him more prepared to become a parent than non-dog owners

Stivers Cartoons: You’ve Been Warned


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Real Men Love Animals


Next time you see a man tossing a ball to a dog, throwing a Frisbee or stroking a cat: watch carefully. There is magic in the interaction. Pure magic.

5 Ways Cuddling Makes Us Healthier

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Touch releases oxytocin, which makes us feel better. But can hugging make us better human beings?