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Dogs 'more likely to be insured than cats'

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

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Why female dogs are friendlier

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

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

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'My friend ruined our holiday'
March 17 2015 at 13:37

Agony aunt Virginia Ironside suggests that a woman waits a bit before she tackles a friendship problem.

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Five-star treatment for St Bernard
March 10 2015 at 12:28

He's been the subject of a legal battle, and moved to Cape Town. Then Theodore got more than a dog might bargain for..

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Who you gonna miss? The dog
February 24 2015 at 12:56

More than half of all dog owners would be sadder if their pet died than if a family member passed away.

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Gallery: 'A beautiful group of dogs'
February 17 2015 at 13:28

A beagle and an Old English sheepdog were among a handful of canines to advance in the Westminster Dog Show.

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How to help an old dog with dementia
January 28 2015 at 15:56

If your old dog is acting funny, dementia may be the reason, writes Lee Harris.

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Supermarket cat has own Facebook page
January 14 2015 at 14:19

His name is Mango and he prowls the aisles by night...

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Walkies? Your dog needs to play too
December 17 2014 at 09:59

A study of 4 000 dog owners has found a clear link between limited playtime and behaviour problems.

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Making new friends in the new year
December 12 2014 at 11:32

Does 2015 signal a change of location for you? Time to brush up those social skills, writes Helen Grange.

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Fido does really understand your voice
December 5 2014 at 14:20

Dogs have been man's best friend for thousands of years. Now scientists think they've found the root.

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The cost of a friend? High!
November 25 2014 at 10:37

Friendship may be priceless - but that doesn't stop us splashing out on our closest pals.

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