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24 December 2015, 08:11am
Why dogs are our best friends
Why dogs are our best friends

Dogs are man's best friend for a reason, and Italian researchers think they know why.

17 December 2015, 08:21am
Friends can change your sense of humour
Friends can change your sense of humour

Good friends tend to end up laughing at the same things, a study has found.

26 November 2015, 11:59am
Video: The dog who wouldn't give up
Video: The dog who wouldn't give up

The team at Rescue From The Hart helped to rescue a dog who had been deliberately staved by her cruel owner.

21 November 2015, 07:00am
Pics: Pig parade in Mexico City
Pics: Pig parade in Mexico City

Cute, house-trained and always hungry: Mini-pigs are the new pet craze in Mexico City.

20 November 2015, 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 November 2015, 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 November 2015, 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.

9 November 2015, 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.

31 October 2015, 12:56pm
How to keep pets calm during fireworks
How to keep pets calm during fireworks
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With Diwali and Guy Fawkes approaching, the SPCA has advised that sedatives may not be the best choice for your pets.

30 October 2015, 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 October 2015, 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 October 2015, 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 October 2015, 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.

2 October 2015, 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 September 2015, 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.