Home > Lifestyle > Pet Health > Pets and people Pets and people 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 Keeping snakes Some of us are dog people, others cat people and then there are those who like reptiles. But before you go out and get yourself a cold-blooded pet these are the things you must know. Subscribe to the Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » Ask CyberVet » My unusual pet Strange facts about cats My unusual pet Is your best mate a pot-bellied pig or a Burmese python perhaps? Or a bunny maybe? Or a goat? 8 weird things dogs do Your dog isn't human – it's a dog. It may live in your home, but it's not a family member. Dogs react mostly on instinct, which is why they do these eight weird things. Which dogs are likely to bite? In many families dogs play an important role as guards and companions. But sometimes things can go horribly wrong. Which dogs are most likely to bite? The cutest pet video ever Our pets can come up with the strangest and most awkward things to do, and we can’t resist catching the action on camera. Obesity alarm bells ringing for people and pets According to the World Health Organisation global obesity rates have doubled since 1980, and the epidemic of diabetes. 13 rabies facts Rabies is a truly frightening, possibly fatal, disease. Most people who are infected by rabies, are bitten by infected domestic cats or dogs. Immediate treatment is essential. “ Latest comment on Health24 Kadesh Barnea says... @Robin - but this article is a newspaper report... and yet you believe it?? Purple tomatoes more ‘tasty and healthy’ ” Meet Rex When fascination and curiosity meet there’s nothing stopping a keen canine from getting what they want. Life’s better shared, especially with a loving pet Hill’s Pet Nutrition and the Cape of Good Hope (CoGH) SPCA along with celebrities have declared October ‘Pet Adoption Month’ to encourage more people to give a pet ‘forever home’. How my pet relaxes There’s nothing like a dog’s wagging tail or a cat rubbing itself on your ankles to make the stresses of the day fall away. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Hill's Science Plan Canine Mini range What is Diabetic Neuropathy? There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Live healthier Be vitamin-smart » A-Z of vitamins What is vitamin C? Ask the expert Why we need vitamin D Even in a country with an abundance of sunlight you might have a vitamin D deficiency. Here's why. Beat acne » Stars with scars Acne tips Skincare Myths about acne Through the ages, there have been many myths about acne. We list the myths and give you the facts.