Pet rats have been linked to a recent outbreak of Seoul virus, a type of hantavirus, in Illinois and Wisconsin.
People normally want a dog for some sort of alternative companionship or something that they can embrace or hug when they want to. Such is common for the ones who are nuts over their pooch but the question now is do canines love being hugged?
An important news for all the dog owners in US, your pet may be developing a case of H3N2 influence, also popularly known as the dog flu. Veterinarians have warned the pet owners in United States as the virus seems to be spreading across the country
A University of Glasgow-led research proves that household pets are more exposed to passive smoking-related health risks than humans.
Letting your pets into the bed can be good for your sleep, a new study reported.
Research shows that owning a pet dog is a great way of beating stress.
The end of summer is a tragedy for students who dread going back to school. While depression is a common emotion in kids and young adults heading back to school, new research reveals that dogs also feel the "back to school blues".
Young pet-owners may have more positive traits, a new study suggests.
In the past six years, the number of U.S. pets that have become obese has increased 37 percent for dogs and 90 percent for cats, according to an annual report from Banfield Pet Hospital. Diabetes and Arthritis in dogs has increased by 32 percent and 38 percent respectively.
Many dog owners insist that they have a special connection with their pets, and that their pets know just how they feel and what they're thinking. However, a new study reveals that this "connection" may not be so exclusive after all.
Around 600 pets in US have died after having meat jerky treats from China. Further 3000 pets have also fallen ill as the US Food and Drug Administration has called help from vets and pet owners.
In Michigan, a fatal dog virus has struck and killed six canines. Experts believe that it might be spreading from the pet-owners to the pets.
Deadly skin infections caused by exposure to contaminated water in home aquariums are greatly under-diagnosed, according to new research.
People feel more sympathy for battered dogs than they do for some humans, new research suggests.
Researchers found that interacting with PARO, a robotic seal can improve the overall quality of life for dementia patients.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.