Home > Lifestyle > Pet Health Pet Health All sections in Pet Health » About Pet Health » Behavioural problems » Caring for your cat » Caring for your dog » Pet health tips » Pet safety » Pets and people » Your pet's health » Pet Health News 10 pet emergencies Rex is vomiting and Kitty is scratching. When should you get to the vet without delay? Pet Health News 43½ socks removed from Great Dane's stomach Veterinarians removed 43½ socks from the stomach of a Great Dane in an emergency surgery that probably saved the dog's life. The dog went on to win 3rd prize in They ate WHAT? More in Pet Health News Public jump to rescue shelter dogs from arson attack Cat bites may lead to serious infections Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats Watch family cat save boy from violent dog attack Pet safety 1000s deadly snakes kept as pets Keeping snakes as pets is rapidly growing in popularity in South Africa, but the practice is poorly regulated. Dangerous exotic species are of particular concern. See all Pet safety » Multimedia Is my cat crazy? Cats sometimes do the weirdest things: from sleeping all day and roaming all night, to incessant meowing, kneading and rubbing - the list goes on and on. We dispel a few myths and clarify some misconceptions about that mysterious creature: the cat. See all Multimedia » Caring for your cat House-training kittens Generally kittens are far easier to house-train than puppies. Most kittens are already house-trained by their mothers at the age of six weeks. See all Caring for your cat » Behavioural problems Put your pet on a diet A survey recording the weight of South African animals has found that over 30% of SA pets are overweight. See all Behavioural problems » Take action Subscribe to the Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » Ask CyberVet » Things you owe your pet Cat selfies and other pet trends on the Internet Pet safety Public jump to rescue shelter dogs from arson attack Last night, the public jumped into action to rescue dogs trapped in a fire at the Manchester Dogs' Shelter in the UK after suspected arson. See all Pet safety » Pets and people 8 weird things dogs do Your dog isn't human – it's a dog. It may live in your home, but it's not a family member. Dogs react mostly on instinct, which is why they do these eight weird things. See all Pets and people » News Pet safety in cars Some pets love cars – others would much rather stay put for the rest of their lives, especially if the end destination is the vet. Here are some tips for car travel with your pet. See all News » News Rabies kills one person every 10 minutes A rabies control report says an estimated 55 000 people die of rabies every year, but most deaths could have been prevented. See all News » advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook! Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.