Culture

Pets have a way of becoming an integral part of our lives and our culture—and we want to celebrate them every step of the way. These stories showcase pet photographers, cat and dog social media stars, and incredible animal-themed memes. You’ll also find must-read books, inspiring pet-centric movies, and profiles on animal-loving celebrities.
Dog with owner
10 Pop Culture Dog Names
Star-studded monikers for VIP pooches, from Snoop the Schnauzer to Mariah the Pomeranian.
Monica Weymouth
 
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handler Adopts Two Dogs After the Passing of Her Fur Baby, Chunk
The talk show host has opened her heart and home to Bert and Bernice.
Aly Semigran
 
Riley the dog
Meet Riley, the Boston Museum of Fine Art's Bug-Sniffing Dog
How this incredible Weimaraner puppy is helping save priceless artifacts.
Aly Semigran
 
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera Says Farewell to Her Beloved Dog Stinky
Her tribute was, in a word, beautiful.
Aly Semigran
 
Corgis at meet up event
Philly-Area Corgis Meet up for an Epic Play Date
A Corgi convocation, if you will.
Jessica Remitz