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 Did 'puppy dog eyes' evolve to please humans? Dogs raise their eyebrows more intensely when humans are around, suggesting that they evolved to appeal to people, according to researchers. 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 Meow hear this: Study says cats react to sound of their name Japanese scientists claim they have experimental evidence that cats can distinguish between words people say. Salaam, Polly When you have 14 people sitting down to Christmas lunch under the trees, the last thing you expect is a lost parrot joining in the festivities, says Susan Erasmus. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.