Home > Lifestyle > How to have healthy pets > News News 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 Township dog left for dead on nylon rope The SPCA rescued a dog in an informal settlement in Bloemfontein where it was being slowly strangled by a nylon rope. Subscribe to receive health tips daily » Like Health24 on Facebook » Ask CyberVet » Leopard filmed licking a baby impala Mutts entered into the US 2015 World's Ugliest Dog Earless, abused pitbull terrier tossed over SPCA wall The SPCA in Bloemfontein reported that an abused and emaciated pitbull terrier suffering from distemper and severe injuries was thrown over the wall into their property, most likely as it was no longer considered 'fit' to fight. How your dog can tell what you're feeling Researchers have found a specific area in a dog's brain that recognises human faces - a finding that may help to explain why dogs are so sensitive to human social cues. Abandoned dog rescued from Poland's highest mountain A frightened dog escapes a certain death when it's rescued from Poland's highest mountain in 10-hour operation. Watch this cat playing Jenga! Who needs friends when you can stay home and play Jenga with your cat? How the heat can kill your dog Sizzling summer? We may be well-versed in preventing sunburn and dehydration, but how much do we know about keeping Fido and Vlossie safe in rising temperatures? Try buchu to relieve your dog's pain Dogs that suffer from pain and inflammation caused by illnesses such as rheumatism or a bladder infection could respond well to the natural pain relieving and anti-inflammatory properties found in buchu. 'Bear Grylls' the Australian koala survives high-speed collision with a car A lucky koala has been nicknamed "Bear Grylls" after sustaining just a few scratches in a high-speed collision with a car at night in southern Australia. Dagga for pets in pain? A US veterinarian says pets could benefit enormously, and see their life extended, with a dose of medical marijuana. But are lawmakers ready for this big step and how safe is it? Viral: Dog saves abandoned baby's life In one of the most heartwarming animal-human encounters ever witnessed, a dog picked up a newborn where it was abandoned and took it to a nearby house. (Graphic) load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Top tips for beating PMS now Win a spa voucher worth R1000! Don't let PMS get you down Four tips for healthy winter hair Live healthier Coffee and wine for the win! » Could heartburn drugs upset your 'good' gut bacteria? Life is a gut reaction Good news! Coffee & wine may promote a healthy gut Diverse bacteria help your gut stay healthy. Here's how what you eat and drink can help or harm that balance - and it's not all bad news. I gave hubby HIV » Giving babies antibodies promptly may eliminate HIV Vaginal ring to prevent HIV on the cards I gave my husband HIV and watched him die Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words.