Danielle Hodges

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Why these dog breeds have their oh-so-specific special traits

For instance, ears that actually help one breed smell!

Does your dog have what it takes to be a star?

We asked a TV and film animal trainer everything about putting our pups in front of the camera.

6 common medical problems that can masquerade as bad behaviour in your cat or dog

A veterinary behaviourist on the sudden changes that might indicate an underlying problem with your pet.

Do you speak cat? Common feline postures decoded

Tail twitches, flattened ears and other body language your kitty would like you to acknowledge.

7 of the best places to visit online when you need dog training advice

This is about to become your go-to list of sites and channels by (actually) qualified trainers.

Getting a rescue dog? Here's how to find a great match for your family

From where to look to what to do if things don’t go so well — read this when you’re starting your search.

5 of your dog's weirdest behaviours explained!

There’s a reason for everything, including your pup’s funniest little quirks.

Keep your feline fit and happy with these 8 great toys

Picks that will keep Fluffy moving and keep the doldrums of indoor life at bay.

One is the loneliest number: How to recognize and treat separation anxiety in dogs according to an expert

For those that live with their canine's separation anxiety every day, the struggle is very real.

Feeling nervous about your dog being around your baby or toddler? Here's how to recognize early warning signs

World-renowned expert on dog and baby safety weighs in on how to keep your little ones safe.

What if your 'shy' dog is actually just an introvert?

Why you might want to embrace your pup’s loner vibes.

Think your cat can't be trained? Think again! Here are three tricks to get you started

Take your cat to school from the comfort of your living room (because he or she wouldn’t have it any other way).

Got a new puppy? Here's the perfect shopping list to get you started on the right paw

With the right equipment, raising a new puppy will feel like a breeze.