Humans are only designed to be close to a few friends and everyone else is put into layers of decreasing intimacy, a new study reveals.
What happens when the gift you give isn't necessarily the gift your friend wants?
Mugly may be ugly on the outside, says his owner, but underneath, 'he's really beautiful with a heart of gold'. [VIDEO]
The evacuation of the Canadian town of McMurray left many pet owners with an agonising choice... [VIDEO]
Sometimes a cat is just not up to being a pet. But it could be a working cat, helping people with rodent issues.
Keeping in shape for dogs is just as important as it is for people, and a daily walk is often not enough.
Is your Labrador retriever fat? Genetics might be to blame, researchers say.
With a little patience - and a store of treats - cats can be 'tricked' into feeling real affection, writes Sadie Dingfelder.
The word 'therapy' often brings to mind a person who sits on the couch crying - but not all therapy has to be that way.
Many women are more likely to discuss sex with their friends than their partners - and it seems nothing is off limits.
Helen Walne tells her dogs about the books she's reading, the weird signpost she saw, or what makes her sad.
Bosses could improve productivity by letting staff bring their dogs to work - as playing with a dog can reduce stress by ...
About 41 percent of Britons have admitted having more conversation with their four-legged friend than their beloved.
Dogs and yes, some cats, have turned into a prized companion for fighters on both sides of eastern Ukraine's separatist war.
Scientists still don't know how dogs became dogs - but they might be close to finding out.