Dogs are man's best friend for a reason, and Italian researchers think they know why.
Good friends tend to end up laughing at the same things, a study has found.
The team at Rescue From The Hart helped to rescue a dog who had been deliberately staved by her cruel owner.
Cute, house-trained and always hungry: Mini-pigs are the new pet craze in Mexico City.
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.