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Things to consider before getting a dog

It's all fun and games until you get the vet's bill and the kids refuse to walk or feed their pets, writes Lee Koetser.

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'How can I help my anxious friend?'

Virginia Ironside says there are myriad ways to lessen anxiety, and there's no one cure-all remedy.

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When you have to let a pet go

When the time comes, is euthanasia the best option for your pet, asks Julian Baggini.

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'These dogs are doing what they love'
May 28 2015 at 13:33

Pamela Constable attends a training session for search-and-rescue dogs...

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When a pet becomes a confidante
May 26 2015 at 12:06

A study shows that youngsters are more likely to confide in pet cats and dogs, than their own brothers and sisters.

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Dogs 'more likely to be insured than cats'
May 22 2015 at 11:43

The phrase 'man's best friend' has perhaps a ring of truth, writes Henry Austin.

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Why female dogs are friendlier
May 21 2015 at 12:10

The maternal instincts of female dogs may make them interact with humans more than males, according to a study.

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How to learn to speak cat
May 13 2015 at 13:28

Vet Gary Weitzman says that there are probably one to two dozen different vocalistions per cat. [VIDEO]

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A dog is a child’s best friend
May 11 2015 at 12:14

If you want to raise loving, kind children, get them a dog, says Denise Daniels.

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A family that has a puppy...
May 1 2015 at 08:41

Anjali Enjeti reflects on how a puppy reminds her family about what is really important in life.

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How puppy dog eyes melt our hearts
April 22 2015 at 13:48

Eye contact between humans and dogs sparks a surge in powerful 'bonding’ hormones, scientists say.

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Pets can be allergic to humans
April 22 2015 at 12:57

Like humans, dogs and cats can react to the proteins in dander, the cells that shed from our skin and hair.

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A dog and his bucket list
March 27 2015 at 15:52

Simon Kelner’s beloved dog has only months to live… so he’s being allowed every treat he can think of. [video]

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