From ferocious lions to swimming penguins, this collection of artsy pictures from the Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany, will have you mesmerized. The zoo, which opened its gates in 1863 and has been run by the Hagenbeck family since 1907, was the first to use open enclosures surrounded by moats instead of barred cages to create a more natural setting. Encompassing several acres, the park houses animals from all over the world, including tropical sharks, Asian elephants, tigers, and lions. Click through this collection of artistic images that share the amazing beauty of the animals of this zoo.
If you're looking for a fun way to feed your wild bird friends, then make these seriously easy bird treats to hang from trees or outside windows. And they come together with ingredients you probably have on hand with really cute results, making them an adorable gift idea for any wild bird lover. Peanut butter is high in protein and a great binder for making these simple treats.
We all know that kittens and hedgehogs are adorable, so putting them together is heart-explodingly cute. Watch as a curious kitty meets a hedgehog for the very first time. Instead of being scared away by the hedgie's quills, this kitten really wants to get to know her new friend better. Click to watch this absolutely adorable pet video.
May 13-17 is National Bike Week, which makes these adorable pictures of dogs on bikes so fitting. Along with being a fun way to get a bit of exercise while enjoying some fresh Spring air, jumping on a bike with your furry friend is great for the environment. Click through for a collection of happy pups enjoying a bicycle ride paired with helpful riding tips and products.
There's nothing cuter than a curious kitty, which makes this silly pet video of the day so funny. We already know cats love cardboard boxes, and what kitty can't resist string? You'll definitely get a chuckle out of this quick short.
Celebrate National Pet Month with this collection of adorable pets that are as happy as they can be. From grinning guinea pigs to smiling cats, all of these pets are seriously cheery. The month of May is dedicated to sharing just how special animals are and the benefits of taking care of pets. Giving your favorite friend a cuddle lowers blood pressure and promotes good overall health — and shows your pet that you think he's special too. Click through for some instant animal love.
Even if you're not a fan of horse racing, the running of the Kentucky Derby isn't just about the sport. From the hottest celebs that attended the event to sweet sips like mint juleps, the fun couldn't be stopped by this year's drizzle. The first race of the Triple Crown was met with mud splatters and a hot race, ending with Orb splashing through the finish line, making jockey Joel Rosario the first Dominican to win. Orb was the five-to-one favorite and burst out of the gates to run the track in 2:02.89. Click through for a few highlights from the running of the 139th Kentucky Derby.
You know those weird places where your pet loves to hang out? We discovered a collection of critters that enjoy relaxing in the oddest spots. From cats lounging in the tub to ones that cuddle in your favorite boots, these pets find awkward places the perfect locales for leisure time. And we also found a few hilarious pictures of our furry friends caught in the act of behaving badly.
May is the month to celebrate your special pet. From the excitement of the Kentucky Derby to the cuteness of baby ducklings, May begins with Save the Rhino Day and closes with Pink Flamingo Day, with several other animal-related holidays and events throughout. Check out this collection of cool must haves that commemorate National Pet Month and all the other special days in May.
Just about everywhere you turn there's a silly animal meme: advice animals, grumpy cats, and puns galore. These cute pictures of pets with commentary are shared like crazy on Instagram. From dogs who can't wait to make breakfast to cats telling it like it is, we've gathered 12 of the silliest snort-out-loud pet memes that guarantee a good laugh.
From Lil Bub hitting the Tribeca Film Festival to Justin Bieber hanging with his pet monkey, we've rounded up our favorite pictures of celebrities and animals from the month of April. It seems the theme of the month was enjoying some serious downtime with furry friends. Click through for a collection of snaps sharing sweet moments between celebrities and their favorite animals.
Don't get between this cat and her beloved vacuum cleaner! Instead of running from the loud cleaning machine, this cute kitty embraces to the attachment, lavishing it with lots of licks — and even a few kisses. Click to watch this adorable and silly pet video of the day.
Keep your pup in great shape with these healthy low-fat dog biscuits, which are easier than you think to make. Instead of heading to the store for artisan treats, you can toss these together with simple organic ingredients that only cost a couple of bucks. Plus, you can easily tailor the biscuits to your pup's taste.
Free of sugar, oils, additives, and preservatives, these munchies are just the right thing to keep your loyal friend happy, healthy, and begging for more. Rather than using peanut butter as a base, these healthy low-fat dog biscuits are made with organic pumpkin puree and fresh spinach. Pumpkin is beneficial to your pup's digestive health, full of antioxidants, and aids in keeping your dog at his ideal weight. And spinach is packed with vitamins and iron.
April is National Frog Month, dedicated to the loved (or loathed) amphibian. In honor of all things frog, we've rounded up a collection of adorable frog pictures paired with cool facts that might surprise you. Considered one of the oldest amphibians on the planet, frogs have inspired artists, writers, scientists, and dancers for years. Click through to learn more and celebrate the unique characteristics of frogs.
Celebrate Earth Day by picking up one of these eco-friendly pet essentials for your furry friend. From green cat litter to soft and cuddly all-natural pet mats, these products are made with the Earth and your pet in mind. Click through for a collection of 10 eco-friendly pet essentials that will make your life easier and are sure to become your furry friend's new favorites.
We love silly pet videos, and this chatty pup wins our hearts as he pleads his case for a pet kitty. This incredibly expressive dog, combined with some clever voice-over work, stars in a video that makes you wonder if dogs can really talk. Plus, the silly short encourages pet lovers to adopt a furry friend from their local animal shelter or pet store, which makes this pet video of the day even sweeter.
While selecting the perfect wedding dress, pick up a mini formal or tiny tux for your furry friend. From flouncy kitty gowns made from colorful tulle to smart tuxes for proud pups, we've found a collection of adorable wedding duds made just for pets. And, let's be honest: pictures of pets in formal wear are seriously sweet. Click through to find the perfect little bridesmaid or groomsman outfit for your furry friend and a few ideas for how to include pets in a memorable way on your special day.
There's nothing cuter than a few kitty sneezes, but when those achoos stick around, they may be a sign of an underlying issue. We reached out to an expert, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Eva Radke of the East San Rafael Veterinary Clinic, to learn more about what to do when your cat has a case of the sniffles. Along with giving your cat lots of snuggles and extra attention, there are a few other things to take into consideration when your cat can't stop sneezing. Click through for Dr. Radke's helpful answers and insights.
From complimentary pet sitting to a friendly dog concierge, check out how the Hotel Palomar in Dallas provides for its pet friends. Featured on Travel Channel, this hotel encourages guests to bring visiting pets down for wine hours and to cuddle with furry friends next to the lobby’s roaring fire, and it also provides complimentary pet essentials during your stay. What do you think? Does the Hotel Palomar take pet friendly to the extreme or are you ready to make a reservation for you and your faithful furry companion?
Cats can't resist an empty box. The intrigue, the fun, and the opportunity for cozy cuddle all seem to temot our feline friends to jump in and explore. Cats are curious by nature, which makes this collection of kitties having a great time in cardboard boxes seriously adorable and the perfect thing for a quick chuckle. From cats who think they're invisible once tucked inside to ones that seem indignant at being bothered while having a bit of cat-in-the-box fun, click through for a few cats that can't get enough of a cardboard box.