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Walkies? Your dog needs to play too

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

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

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

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Keep cats inside, says expert
September 17 2014 at 14:03

Household cats are apparently suffering from soaring levels of stress - and modern life is to blame.

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A friendly neighbourhood is good for you
September 2 2014 at 13:53

Good neighbours make good friends - but did you know they could also cut your chance of a heart attack?

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The collar that monitors pet health
September 1 2014 at 11:48

Scientists have developed a smart collar that can reveal how pets are feeling - even if they are in pain.

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Facebook wants me to friend my shrink
August 29 2014 at 13:51

Facebook suggested that Steven Petrow should friend his therapist. A little freaked out, he investigated...

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‘My friend thinks she killed her mom’
August 27 2014 at 07:09

Agony aunt Emily Yoffe comforts a woman who has heard a confession of a possible matricide.

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In Vietnam, dogs not just for dinner
August 26 2014 at 14:00

As disposable incomes rise, pet dogs and cats are becoming status symbols in Vietnam.

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Caring for 175 cats? A gift of love
August 21 2014 at 13:28

A Peruvian woman nurses ill cats because, she says, her duty is to the animals that nobody else cares about.

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‘Online bully turned out to be a pal’
August 20 2014 at 07:12

Agony aunt Emily Yoffe tells a young woman to confront the man who is being nasty to her on Facebook.

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When friends are few...
August 19 2014 at 13:49

One in ten people do not have a single friend to call their own, a survey shows.

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When an animal is stressed...
August 13 2014 at 14:03

Robert Young looks at the problem of boredom and stress in zoo animals...

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