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20 Nov '15, 06:16am
Antibiotic resistance blamed on sick pets
Antibiotic resistance blamed on sick pets

People with sick pets are being urged to ensure they use antibiotics strictly as directed by health experts.

16 Nov '15, 1:30pm
The loneliness of the married man
The loneliness of the married man

Married men are more likely to be without close friends than those who are single, researchers claim.

10 Nov '15, 11:50am
Five ways to help pets during Diwali
Five ways to help pets during Diwali

Fireworks are often part of the celebrations for the Hindu festival of lights.

09 Nov '15, 06:34am
Plagued by anxiety? It could be your cat
Plagued by anxiety? It could be your cat

Scientists are looking at whether cats are putting their owners at risk of another condition: anxiety.

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31 Oct '15, 12:56am
How to keep pets calm during fireworks
How to keep pets calm during fireworks

With Diwali and Guy Fawkes approaching, the SPCA has advised that sedatives may not be the best choice for your pets.

30 Oct '15, 4:00pm
Want a friend? Join a choir
Want a friend? Join a choir

Research shows that singing breaks the ice, helping people bond more quickly than other activities.

23 Oct '15, 06:25am
How to choose the right food for Fido
How to choose the right food for Fido

Pet diets can be a minefield these days. Helen Grange chats to vets about what's best for your four-legged friend.

16 Oct '15, 1:30pm
When you need to be a friend in need
When you need to be a friend in need

What to do when you suspect your friend is in an abusive relationship. By Natalie K Martin.

13 Oct '15, 06:24am
Is your pet obese? Time for a diet
Is your pet obese? Time for a diet

To create awareness about the serious health concerns overfeeding can have on pets, vets have teamed up to mark National Obesity Week.

02 Oct '15, 4:00pm
'Should I leave my suicidal friend?'
'Should I leave my suicidal friend?'

Agony aunt Virginia Ironside tells a man that he can't be responsible for every lame duck that comes his way.

21 Sep '15, 4:00pm
Dogs sniff out treats by using memory
Dogs sniff out treats by using memory

People think dogs use their sense of smell for everything - but a scientist says dogs use a whole range of senses.

28 Aug '15, 4:00pm
Need a true friend? Drink with them
Need a true friend? Drink with them

Opposites attract? Yes, psychologists say, but only when it comes to explaining why people become best friends.

18 Aug '15, 06:35am
Things to consider before getting a dog
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.

13 Aug '15, 4:00pm
'How can I help my anxious friend?'
'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.

07 Aug '15, 4:00pm
When you have to let a pet go
When you have to let a pet go

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