Home > Lifestyle > How to have healthy pets > Pet safety Pet safety 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 Toxic pond algae killing dogs – how to protect your pooch Blue-green algae are bacteria that during certain times of year, and certain weather conditions, will produce a toxin that's very harmful to dogs. 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 Sugar-free foods can be deadly for dogs Keep all products containing the sweetener xylitol out of your pooch's reach, experts warn. Make sure your pet stays healthy this summer The hot summer weather might be blissful for many, but during the hot season pets may be attacked by fleas, mosquitoes, ticks and mites. Public jump to rescue shelter dogs from arson attack Last night, the public jumped into action to rescue dogs trapped in a fire at the Manchester Dogs' Shelter in the UK after suspected arson. Missing Cat app aims to stop the tears Lucky Pet Supreme has launched a Missing Cat app on their Facebook page that will create a network for people who have either lost a cat or found a cat wandering around. Stop your dog from being stolen It’s no longer only your wallet, watch and cellphone you need to keep safe. It seems that now thieves may also be after your dog. Here's how to stop them. What to get your pet for Xmas A boogie board, 100 tennis balls, a splash pool and an oil painting are some of the more unusual gifts pets may be receiving this Christmas, according to a recent survey. Stop your pet from getting lost Anyone who has lost a pet will know how devastating it is not to know where they are and whether they are injured, stolen or hurt. Here's how to stop yours from going missing. 1000s deadly snakes kept as pets Keeping snakes as pets is rapidly growing in popularity in South Africa, but the practice is poorly regulated. Dangerous exotic species are of particular concern. Lost your pet? If you have lost your pet, there are quite a few things you can do to increase the chances of being reunited with your beloved cat or dog. 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.