Home > Lifestyle > Pet Health > 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 New animal literally sexes itself to death Western Australian scientists hit the jackpot this week when they discovered three new species of marsupial in the backwoods of Queensland. Subscribe to the Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » Ask CyberVet » Chatty creatures - best laugh ever! Hope for your disabled pet Cat bites may lead to serious infections When cats bite, their sharp teeth can inject hard-to-treat bacteria deeply into the skin and joints, increasing the risk of serious infection. Hope for your disabled pet If you have a pet you'll be touched by this video which tells the life story of a kitten born with severely deformed hind legs. Paddle boarding with your dog in Rio In Rio de Janeiro dogs take to the waves with their owners for a stand-up paddle board race. Cats domesticated for their hunting skills A study in northern China focused on how cats became domesticated in ancient times. Tail wagging tells a lot about a dog Dogs appear anxious in response to left-wagging peers, but relaxed when others' tails go right, a study finds. “ Latest comment on Health24 Lethabo Ka Makgoba says... Prevention is still better than cure. Screening tests all men should have ” Dogs recognise facial features A study found that dogs can recognise the faces of people and other dogs they know. Ask a vet before giving painkillers to pets All dogs and cats should have a thorough physical exam by a veterinarian before being given non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Dog loses 25 kilos Hector, a once chubby Pretoria Rottweiler, was forced to reduce his portions, and has so far lost 25kg. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Recovery after exercise is an essential part of any workout What is Metabolic Syndrome? Could you have it? Eyecare for computer users Treet-It Anti-Lice aiding schools in the prevention of Head Lice Live healthier Down hill? » Argus Cycle Tour Celebrities who masturbate Can't get it up? Erectile dysfunction and the cyclist Does cycling cause erectile dysfunction? Some urologists seem to think so. Fitness fuel » Banned substances Sport and nutrition Exercise myths busted Are there any 'safe' sports supplements? Sportsmen and -women need to be super vigilant when they take any medication or supplement. Just one wrong step can ruin a promising career, DietDoc warns.