Can machine learning help us talk to pets?

When Dr. Dolittle premiered in 1998, Eddie Murphy’s character lived the longtime dream of animal lovers everywhere. Now, more than two decades later, could technology...
Rob Litterst • September 14, 2022

Looking for your next gig? Have you considered pet-sitting?

Have you ever tried to introduce 2 cats? Yeah, it’s a lot of yelling. That’s just 1 reason many pet owners like hiring a pet...
Juliet Bennett Rylah • October 20, 2021

Meowijuana wants to get your cat high

WHAT’S THE DEAL? Catnip, a type of plant that’s part of the mint family, gets cats high through a chemical called nepetalactone. In the US, ~31.8m...
Sara Friedman • October 15, 2021

Chewy’s plan to keep up with hungry cats and dogs

D2C pet supply company Chewy boomed as people adopted new pets and turned to online shopping. In Q22021, Chewy’s sales grew 27% YoY. CEO Sumit...
Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 16, 2021

How a $700m startup plans to help dogs live longer

The world’s oldest dog was a 30-year-old Australian Cattle Dog named Bluey. But for most dogs, the average life span is just 10-15 years, depending...
Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 3, 2021

Delivery dogs to the rescue: the 4-legged friends of socially distant shopping

We give these good boys and girls a 12/10. Some companies and super neighborly types are enlisting their pups to deliver groceries and other essentials...
Nick DeSantis • April 8, 2020
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The dark side of dog food

We spoil our pets with name-brand toys, beautiful beds, and the finest collars cash can buy. Yet, when it comes to what’s for dinner, we’ve been misled into feeding them food that’s far less healthy than we think. Join us as we get to the bottom of how this all got started and why it needs to end. Sponsored by The Farmer's Dog

Bobby Durben • March 18, 2020

Don’t buy that bulldog! The ‘puppy scam’ dashes the dreams of 10k dog lovers

The internet’s latest and greatest scam involves tricking people into paying for puppies that don’t exist. According to a blistering Buzzfeed News report, the Better...
Conor Grant • January 10, 2019

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