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 Dogs give comfort to kids in court Courthouse dogs provide comfort and controversy to children who are due to testify, 10 years after their first appearance. Subscribe to the Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » Ask CyberVet » My unusual pet Strange facts about cats Pets cut heart-disease risk Anyone wanting to live longer and cut their risk of suffering from heart disease might want to consider getting a pet. Chocolate a death risk for dogs Threat comes from substance called theobromine that's similar to caffeine, FDA warns. New form of animal communication discovered Sniffing, a common behaviour in animals may help scientists identify brain regions critical for interpreting communications cues and what brain malfunctions may cause some complex social disorders. Dogs 'know' when to misbehave Canines in study chose to 'steal' treats in darkness, where humans can't see, UK researchers report. Why wolves can't be tamed Dogs and wolves are genetically so similar, it’s been difficult for biologists to understand why wolves remain fiercely wild, while dogs can gladly become "man’s best friend". Dog bite infection: get help immediately When Fido or Fluffy bite someone, it poses risks of nerve and tendon damage and, more often, infection; and you should seek prompt medical treatment. “ Latest comment on Health24 Quaniet Jakoet says... Kids have not changed. Parents have become easier to tempt in terms of ALLOWING their kids to be more on technology and eat fast convenient food. Everyone has choices, that has... Why teenagers get fat ” Help for cats with arthritis Researchers say they have found a way to diagnose and treat osteoarthritis in cats. Dogs pick out faces of other dogs Dogs pick out faces of other dogs, irrespective of breeds, among human and other domestic and wild animal faces and can group them into a category of their own. Germ in cat faeces may affect human brain New research reveals how toxoplasma - a parasite commonly found in cat litter boxes - might affect behaviour and mental health in humans. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Medihelp’s regional information sessions Superior comfort and support Live healthier Keep your bones healthy » Osteoporosis risk The beauty of bones Ask the expert Osteoporosis facts Here are some interesting facts about the condition that you might not have known: Fight cold and flu » Myths and facts Cold or flu? Where germs hide 15 tips to stay healthy in winter Don't let colds and flu stop you this winter.