Insect-Based Pet Food Could Help Curb Climate Change

The way we eat undoubtedly needs to be transformed in order to curb climate change, but one area of the food system that’s often overlooked pertains to the “carbon pawprint”—aka pet food. A 2020 study by researchers based in the UK and Germany discovered that the pet food industry emits “as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as the total emissions of the Philippines or …

Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Kids + Pets

From wholesome games to stylish gear, magical books and beyond

We are all aware that there are substantial differences between children and pets, but the similarities are also significant: they rely on us, love us unconditionally and vice versa. Products designed for these small loved ones are also somehow brimming with wonder and delight. Our Kids + Pets gift guide comprises all kinds of items—from toys to books, garments, gear and games. Some are practical …

Holiday Gift Guides 2017: Kids + Pets

Toys and treasures for your favorite small creatures, be they human or other

The cliche is true; good things do come in small packages. While we hate to lump them together—but also find it funny—some of our favorite small ones happen to fall in the children and pets categories. Both offer unconditional love, plenty of laughs and the occasional mess. And it’s important that they know, year ’round, our love and appreciation as well. Here, we’ve selected some …