Did you know that owning a pet can even keep you from making some pretty bad relationship decisions? Pets seem to have a sixth sense about people and mine isn't afraid to show it!
Election time is around the corner, and while we weigh out the pros and cons of each candidate, we here at YourTango decided that our furry friends who've long kept our nations leaders company shouldn't be left out of the mix. Here's a video lookback at the top 5 presidential sidekicks who have not only graced the White House with their presence, but snagged the hearts of many nationwide.
Everyone needs a cuddle sometimes, even the furriest of creatures! From newborn kittens snuggling to a spooning sesh between a baby tiger and a piglet, we've rounded up seven adorable animal videos that might just melt your heart.
On Sunday, Prince William was snapped giving his and wife Kate Middleton's dog Lupo a big smooch on the head at a polo match. William was playing for charity (brother Prince Harry was on the opposing team!) at the Beaufort Polo Club when Kate stopped by with the couple's six-month-old cocker spaniel puppy.
One man called the cops because a strip club owner prohibited him from entering the place with a kitten.
A man from southern Israel is divorcing his wife because she adopted 550 pet cats. The unnamed man complained in his divorce docs that the hundreds of kitties hindered his home life at every turn.
A New York City man has spent more than $60,000 in lawyers' fees trying to win custody of his dog after his ex-girlfriend took the pooch to California.
Have you ever judged someone or made assumptions about their character based on the type of dog they owned? If the answer is yes, you had good reason to do so. A new study found that a person's choice in dog breed is indicative of their personality. Study author Dr Lance Workman explained, "People tend to report that their dog's personality is quite similar to their own, but we wanted to see if these stereotypes actually stand up to scrutiny."
When it comes to sharing the bed, sometimes pets can get in the way of couples. Jill and Ray have been dating for five years, during which Ray’s spent many a night pouting about having to sleep with Jill’s cat Mona. His problem? Too much cat hair in the bed for one, she says.
It turns out that this really awesome, good-looking chick had a single flaw: the guy who liked her was not a big fan of dogs. Unfortunately, he got over his distaste for dogs around the time she decided she wasn't into him. That's just how it goes.
Jackson Galaxy is a cat behaviorist who stars on Animal Planet's "My Cat From Hell," and has often been called the Cat Whisperer. One of the problems he most frequently encounters on his show, which documents his adventures counseling owners of misbehaving cats, are cats who seem to hate one half of a couple.
You could say actress Amy Smart is 'Shameless' about her love for pets. As a long supporter of Best Friends Animal Society and various other pet adoption initiatives in Los Angeles, the 36-year-old knows that owning a dog, cat or other animal can be the key to a happy life... and marriage.
No matter how much your pet is part of your family, it is important to consider potential landmines of having Fido join you on your big day. Here are four tips to avoid a frenzy: