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When 'Sorry' Isn't Enough Jul. 10, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I am 75 years old. My wife of more than 50 years died suddenly and without warning a yea... Read More

Find A Pet At An Animal Shelter May. 03, 2017

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 15 and considered a feminist. I firmly believe in equality for women in every facet... Read More

Thankful for Pets Nov. 24, 2016

Mona Charen

Last Thanksgiving our family had two dogs and two cats. It's looking like not long after this holida... Read More

Political Unrest and a Boy Allergic to His Pet Sep. 23, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: I'm a diehard Democrat, and my husband is a moderate Republican. We usually manag... Read More

Pets in the Wild Sep. 17, 2016

Katiedid Langrock

I have moved into nature. After growing up in the suburbs and living my entire adult life in the cit... Read More

Putting a Beloved Pet Down and Too Many Extracurricular Activities Aug. 27, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: Our beloved 12-year-old dog has a painful terminal illness, and we have to put he... Read More

How to Deal with Extremely Offensive Odors Jun. 27, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Many years ago, Nok-Out and I met completely by accident. We found each other during my desperate se... Read More

Disrespectful Dog Owners May. 24, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: We live in a friendly town. Yet, we have some residents who are terribly disrespectful p... Read More

Pets Are Family May. 23, 2016

Dear Doug

Q: My husband and I retired six months ago. Shortly thereafter, our dog, Charlie, passed. We both mi... Read More

Opting out of Camp and Pressure for a Dog May. 14, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My 14-year-old son usually attends camps for part of the summer, and then we take... Read More

Family Is Still Close to Ex Apr. 20, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm 55 and have been married to the same man for 27 years. Before we met, my husband had... Read More

Unwanted Pet Attention Apr. 07, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: While my leashed dog and I are bonding and enjoying our time together, people will virtu... Read More

I Quit High School to Get Married Feb. 13, 2016

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I was married when I was 18 and my husband was 27. I am now 22. We have a 3-year-old da... Read More

Pets are Prone to Tobacco Smoke Ills Jan. 25, 2016

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Both of my parents smoke and my grandmother, who lives with us, also smokes. Whenever t... Read More

How to Cut the Cost of Owning a Pet Dec. 22, 2015

Everyday Cheapskate

No one was more surprised than I when my first granddog, Sir Boddington, nuzzled a place in my heart... Read More

Pets Are Family Dec. 21, 2015

Dear Doug

Q: My wonderful and loving cat, Andy, and I shared companionship and love for nearly 15 years. Since... Read More

Remember Those With Allergies Nov. 20, 2015

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I would like to know why stores allow people to bring their pets inside. I have seen dog... Read More

Demand Growing for Pet-Friendly Homes Oct. 26, 2015

Open House

Homebuilders and designers are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of pets when designing ... Read More

All Dogs Go to Heaven Oct. 22, 2015

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I are in our mid-70s and have no children. However, we have had pets, mostly... Read More

Animals and Autism Jan. 21, 2015


It's been known for a while that pet dogs can help improve the social skills of children with autism... Read More