Your four-legged sidekick has probably figured out that something's up. Follow our countdown to D-day and the transition will come with fewer barks (oops, we mean bumps) in the road.
Don't have space for a big pet? Don't worry. There are still plenty of friendly palm-sized options your child will love.
Dogs and cats make everything that much cuter--Check out these reader-submitted images of "fur-babies" showing their mama's pregnant bellies plenty of lovin'!
5 surprising ways pets are good for kids--and families too!
Can't decide whether your family should get a dog or a cat? Bird or hamster? Use our cheat sheet to help pick the perfect pet for your family.
Now that your family has made the decision to get a dog, what should you do next? Here's how to prepare your home and your family for its newest member.
What to expect from your pet after baby arrives.
We're big fans of this mama's Instagram feed starring her baby boy and his rescue dog, who love to nap together.
See how to make this wholesome blueberry muffin in a mug. A few minutes in the microwave, and breakfast is served!
See how to make these refreshing virgin pina coladas. All you'll need is pineapple juice, coconut milk beverage, frozen pineapple chunks, & lime juice. Cheers!
Adding a dog to your family is a huge commitment. Take our quiz to find out if you're ready.Take Quiz
Even if your child is sensitive to fur and dander, it's still possible to choose a pet that will keep her sneeze-free and happy.
Your dog or cat is probably going to be jealous of the new baby. Here's how to create a peaceable kingdom.
If you're thinking of getting a new dog or cat, here's why you should visit your local animal shelter first.
Dog or cat? Hamster or guinea pig? Experts help you figure out which animal is right for your young family.
Are you sure it's safe for your pet to be around your baby?
These stars love to hang with their canine "babies."
The comforting words your child needs to hear to help her grieve and cope.
This 7-year-old boy saved up for a pony for two years--by making and selling lemonade. And the moment he sees his pony for the first time is heart-melting.
Meet the winners of the Parents.com and Petco "Cutest Kids and Pets Amateur Photo Contest". We searched through thousands of entries and selected five pictures. The photos are not in order of cuteness -- that's up to you to decide.
Are your kids begging for a pet? Watch this before bringing Fido or Fluffy home, so you can help your children understand how to care for an animal.
For many years, my husband, kids, and I lived happily as a pet-free family. Now we have a fish.