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Whether the family pet is a dog or a cat (or something else entirely), here's everything you need to make sure the four-legged member of your family fits in with the rest of your brood.

Pet safety tips for stress-free summertime get-togethers. 

Only the best make The American Kennel Club's list of Most Popular Breeds of 2014. Different as can be, these five pups really got tails wagging. 

Traveling over the holidays? Check out our head-to-tail advice on what to do with your pet while you're gone.

Our top tips for camping with your pets.

Our readers have the cutest pets! See some of our favorite entries from our past Best-Dressed Pets contest! Be sure to check our Facebook page to see when the next contest is.

How to handle some common pet emergencies.

Get more joy (and less stress) from your pets with these web and smartphone tools.

Your dog's got mail! BarkBox, a subscription service that delivers specially selected pet products to your home every month, has created a customized box just for Family Circle readers.

A beloved animal passing away leaves an empty place in your family's home and hearts, and is especially hard on kids. Guide your tweens and teens through this sad and often confusing time.

Keep your pet in shape during the winter months with these smart weight-loss tips.

Get fit with your pet. Enter to WIN a Tagg's pedometer. See official rules below.

'Tis the season to be charitable to furry friends in need.

Treat your four-legged friends to a safe Halloween with these simple tips.

Here's the chance to show off your pet's stylish looks. Submit a photo of your furry loved one dressed in his cutest costume for a chance to win a Petco gift card!

Developing a comfortable — and lasting — relationship with a veterinarian is just as important as finding the right doctor for yourself or your kids. Douglas G.

Do your homework ahead of time to ensure you end up with the perfect new addition.

Cats are mysterious creatures—affectionate one moment, aloof the next.