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 Even untrained dogs seem to know human gestures Could dogs have an inborn ability to understand certain human gestures that aren't dependent on training? 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 A better way to work out your dog's age One dog year is equal to seven human years, right? Researchers say there may be a better way to calculate your dog's age. Owning a dog may lower risk of early death How could a canine companion help you live longer? Does your cat really get high from catnip? We've seen cats behave differently when they get their paws on some catnip, but does catnip affect cats the same way recreational drugs affect people? Ever wondered what your cat is trying to tell you? The ability to read animals' facial expressions is a skill more people can be trained to do. How your furry best friend might extend your life New research has found that dog owners have a lower risk of early death than people without dogs, particularly when it comes to dying from a heart attack or stroke. How to keep your cat away from the Christmas tree It's no secret that felines are obsessed with poking around holiday decorations. Studies show you've been feeding your dog the wrong amount of dry food A new study reveals that while most dog owners think they're getting their dog's kibble portions right, it's not always the case. Your cat really does need you - don't be fooled by their acts of indifference A new study indicates that when cats live in a state of dependency with a human, the majority of cats use humans as a source of comfort. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.