A dog with 'fainting goat syndrome' freezes and falls down when he gets excited, and nobody can figure out why

2019-06-21 11:31

Peter the cocker spaniel has a neurological condition, similar to that of Mytonic goats, where he occasionally becomes temporarily paralysed.

Father dies after saving his 5-year-old daughter from dog attack

2019-06-05 13:40

An American dad was fatally injured after saving his five-year-old daughter from being mauled by a dog.

Tourists in Japan are flocking to 'otter cafés,' but there's evidence that the animals are illegally taken from the wild and kept in small cages

2019-05-30 13:39

A new documentary shows evidence that many otters found in cafés in Japan are kept in small cages without water or suitable food.

Beloved family dog 'lucky to be alive' after vets removed 117 hair ties from his stomach

2019-05-26 15:12

A distraught family has issued a warning about the dangers of hair ties after its much-loved pooch was nearly killed when eating 117 of them.

5 things to consider before adopting a furry friend

2019-04-30 13:11

Today marks National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day and as part of the celebration Hill’s Pet Care Centre wants to educate South Africans about the importance of visiting your local animal shelter.

Too many pets are packing on too many pounds

2019-04-26 16:15

Pets actually suffer when they're overweight. A fat pet is not a happy pet, according to research.

The touching moment a dog refused to leave dead pals' side

2019-04-18 10:00

Heartbreaking photos of a dog licking its dead canine companion as the devoted pooch refused to leave her best friend’s side has captured the hearts of netizens.

This photographer takes photos of dogs trying to catch treats, and the results will bring a smile to your face

2019-04-04 08:54

Christian Vieler is a photographer who takes photos of dogs the moment that they try and catch dog treats, and the results are hilarious.

A team of firefighters heroically rescued a distressed fat rat that was trapped in a sewer grate

2019-02-28 06:07

From the looks, things got hairy. A team of suited volunteers was called in to lift up the manhole cover and pry out the distressed rodent.

Watch: This rat-loving woman dresses up her pets for Instagram

Anisah Hanna wants to convince her anti-rat friends to change their minds about rodents.

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8 signs that your pet is lonely and how to help

2019-06-19 16:05

Excessive hair loss and fur damage may indicate boredom, loneliness and even severe separation anxiety among household pets, according to experts.

How to tell if you're actually ready to have multiple pets

2019-06-04 13:03

Becoming a multi-pet household is a big deal. Here's how to tell if you're ready to own multiple pets, whether it be cats, dogs, or other animals.

11 tips for bringing home a new pet

2019-05-27 11:12

Bringing home a new pet can be as stressful as it is exciting. We rounded up some tips from pet experts.

The supposed origins of 18 popular dog breed names

2019-05-04 13:08

From pugs and bloodhounds to pit bulls and beagles, here's how some of the most popular dog breeds may have gotten their names.

These kids and their dogs are adorbs

2019-04-29 12:43

These babies and their pets are so adorable they will brighten your day.

Watch: new research reveals how dogs can detect epileptic seizures up to 45 minutes before they happen

A recent study shows that dogs can detect epileptic seizures through smell, up to 45 minutes before they occur. New research reveals how they do it.

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Americans' pets help ease the ageing process

2019-04-08 20:00

Many ageing pet owners swear that their animal buddies help them better cope with the physical and mental issues that come with age.

Jet-setting Chihuahua showcases epic holiday snaps in front of iconic landmarks

2019-03-10 16:30

This adorable pooch is enjoying the high life!

How dogs could make children better readers

2019-02-19 09:22

So, how exactly can dogs help children to read? It's simpler than it sounds, promise.

WATCH: Heartwarming moment a homeless man is reunited with his lost dog

2019-01-25 12:30

A homeless Englishman from Leeds cried tears of joy after he was reunited with his dog on 22 January after the animal went missing earlier in the month.

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