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 Don’t let your pets be an afterthought this Guy Fawkes The behaviour of fireworks lovers may be beyond your control this Guy Fawkes, but you can certainly ensure that you soften the blow for your pets. 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 Dogs use same parts of brain as humans to process language A recent study shows that dogs process words with the left hemisphere and use the right hemisphere to process intonation, just like humans. Rabies alert in Gauteng Members of the public in Gauteng should think twice before approaching any animal not known to them, as it may carry rabies. 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. 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. '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? 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. 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? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Wasting water? » South Africa is facing a water crisis Water saving tips Water quality report shocks SEE: How much water do you use per day? With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up. Life saving tip! » SEE: 10 things to keep in your first aid kit 10 first aid myths Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.