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Pets & Animals

2016 Pet Resource Guide

Check out our searchable 2016 list of some of the best pet resources in the Orlando area.

Ask a Vet 2016

Local vets answer some important questions about your pets.

2016 Pet Guide - Just the Facts

2016 Pet Guide - Match.dog

Using a dating service philosophy, PawsLikeMe aims to hook up pet seekers with forever companions.

2016 Pet Guide - Animal Reader

Voice, body language and energy are key as Jo Maldonado helps humans and pets find common ground.

2016 Pet Guide - Visible Progress

Eye diseases in pets can be inherited or acquired through infection and injury. Knowing the signs can help clear the way to good health.

2016 Pet Guide

Dogs and cats and rabbits and pigs, oh my! Our sixth annual pet issue has them all, as well as advice on keeping your pet healthy and happy. Plus, we've found a new way to track down a furry friend seeking a forever home. And our resource guide is packed full of information about places offering everything from boarding to baked goodies.

2016 Pet Guide - Contest Winners

Ask a Vet 2015

Local vets answer some important questions about your pets.

Larger Than Life: The 2015 Pet Guide

Our 2015 edition features stories about pet health, fun finds, and more, plus the lucky winners of our annual pet contest.

The 2015 Pet Guide: Finalists

The lucky 7 winners of our 2015 pet contest.

The 2015 Pet Guide: Managers of Merriment

Pets in the office can raise spirits, cut stress and make you feel good about your job. So consider taking your dog—or sloth—to work.

The 2015 Pet Guide: Pet Events

The 2015 Pet Guide: The Survivors

When pets are diagnosed with cancer, their owners face tough decisions. Often the choice is to give these closest friends a fighting chance.

The 2015 Pet Guide: A Golden Opportunity

Major study looks at cancer risk in canines.

The 2015 Pet Guide: Pampered Pets

A menagerie of spiffy splurges for your best friend.

The 2015 Pet Guide: Foster Angels

Finding interim homes for rescues is critical to success. And “failure’’ isn’t all bad.

2014 Pet Guide

Check out profiles of Cooper and the other cover finalists as part of our fourth annual pet issue, which also features stories on therapy dogs, a look at the problem of pet obesity, and a list of Orlando’s Top Vets.

2014 Pet Finalists

He weighs only 2 pounds, but Cooper the rabbit is a heavyweight when it comes to getting the vote out. The Netherland dwarf bunny won the online reader poll in our Cover Pet competition by a comfy margin. Check out Cooper and the other cover finalists.

Pets 2014: Ask the Vet

Local veterinarians answer some of your questions.

Pets 2012: Pets Rule!

Why? Because we adore them. So in praise of the best pals you’ll ever have, we explore the world of dogs, cats, birds and more—from medical advances to cool apps, lovable greeters to a Cover Pet finalist who swims with swans. Plus, our annual Top Vets list.

Pets 2012: Pet-pourri

Items for your most precious companions.

Pets 2012: Ask The Vet

Pets 2012: Pet Fests

Pets 2012: Sit. Stay. Heal.

From cancer treatments to acupuncture, pets are benefiting from medical advances once reserved just for their human owners.

Cover Pet Contest Gallery

We asked readers to send us photos of their pets for our inaugural cover pet contest, and, doggone it, did they ever — more than 130 pics of dogs, cats, birds and even a mouse. We picked 15 finalists and then asked readers to select their favorite. More than 4,500 votes were cast, with man’s best friend taking the top four spots. On this page, you’ll find photos of the winner, runners-up and a sampling of finalists.

Pet Guide - Dog's Life

Pet Guide—Health

Your pet deserves the very best, so let us help you indulge your lil’ buddy. Here’s a smattering of everything you need to spoil your four-legged or feathered friend, from training and entertaining to grooming and gourmet goodies, plus health-care tips and the Top Vets in Orlando.
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Guides & Resources

Orlando's Top Dentists of 2017

Our annual list featuring 224 of the area's finest dental professionals.

Guide to Private Schools 2017

Our searchable annual database will help you chart an educational course for your family.

2016 Premier Doctors

Our annual list of over 500 doctors.

Best Doctors 2016

The Annual List of the Best Doctors in Orlando.

Top Doctors 2016

The Annual List of the Top Doctors in Orlando.

Vacation Planner

Your next getaway is only a click away. Search our database for a great vacation experience.

2016 Premier Veterinarians

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