Home > Lifestyle > How to have healthy pets > 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 Why you should kick your dog out of your bed A new study reveals that sharing your sleeping space with your pooch is likely to disrupt your sleep. 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 Vampire greens? Dead bat found in prepackaged salad Health authorities studied the remains of a dead bat discovered inside a prepackaged salad mix for possible traces of the deadly rabies virus. From Beethoven to Bieber – music leaves chimps cold Zoos that play music to captive chimps do so in vain as tunes fall on 'deaf' ears, according to a new study. Neglected rural pets pose scabies risk for humans People in certain disadvantaged rural communities in KwaZulu Natal are at risk of contracting scabies from exposure to pets with sarcoptic mange. Dogs use same parts of brain as humans to process language A recent study shows that dogs process words with the left hemisphere and use the right hemisphere to process intonation, just like humans. Dogs read faces much like humans do While dogs read facial expressions like people do, they consider whether a threatening expression comes from a human or another dog before deciding how to respond. When last did you dance naked in front of your pets? There are things every one of us should do at least once a year – if only to remind ourselves that we are alive. Remember who you used to be, get a good babysitter 5 easy ways to keep your dog healthy this spring Spring is a great season for dogs as they get to spend a lot more time outside after a long winter cooped up indoors. Earless, abused pitbull terrier tossed over SPCA wall The SPCA in Bloemfontein reported that an abused and emaciated pitbull terrier suffering from distemper and severe injuries was thrown over the wall into their property, most likely as it was no longer considered 'fit' to fight. 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) load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.