People with sick pets are being urged to ensure they use antibiotics strictly as directed by health experts.
Married men are more likely to be without close friends than those who are single, researchers claim.
Fireworks are often part of the celebrations for the Hindu festival of lights.
Scientists are looking at whether cats are putting their owners at risk of another condition: anxiety.
With Diwali and Guy Fawkes approaching, the SPCA has advised that sedatives may not be the best choice for your pets.
Research shows that singing breaks the ice, helping people bond more quickly than other activities.
Pet diets can be a minefield these days. Helen Grange chats to vets about what's best for your four-legged friend.
What to do when you suspect your friend is in an abusive relationship. By Natalie K Martin.
To create awareness about the serious health concerns overfeeding can have on pets, vets have teamed up to mark National Obesity Week.
Agony aunt Virginia Ironside tells a man that he can't be responsible for every lame duck that comes his way.
People think dogs use their sense of smell for everything - but a scientist says dogs use a whole range of senses.
Opposites attract? Yes, psychologists say, but only when it comes to explaining why people become best friends.
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.
Virginia Ironside says there are myriad ways to lessen anxiety, and there's no one cure-all remedy.
When the time comes, is euthanasia the best option for your pet, asks Julian Baggini.