Want to be healthy? Hit the gym. Eat nutritious foods. And hang out with people.
Evidence shows that our four-legged friends do have the ability to recognise human emotions.
Whether young or old, being sociable helps keep illness at bay, research shows.
Pets exposed to 'smoky' environments are at risk of animal cancers, cell damage and weight gain.
Why not consider making a change or two that will improve the lives of your beloved pets?
The trend for meat-free pet food is putting animals at risk of serious health problems, warn experts.
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.
Research shows that singing breaks the ice, helping people bond more quickly than other activities.