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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?

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)

Mutts entered into the US 2015 World's Ugliest Dog

You’ve heard the expression “That dog is so ugly it’s cute!” According to the organisers of the World’s Ugliest Dog® Contest, at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma in California, USA, that is the philosophy of their contest. For more, visit http://www.sonoma-marinfair.org/worlds-ugliest-dog/

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.

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.

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Suffering from gout? There's a lot you can do to prevent this horribly painful condition. Start by cutting out these 14 foods.