Pets give us a lot of joy ... and sometimes a few diseases.
More cats and dogs are being stolen than ever before – here's what you need to know.
As the online trade of pets becoming normalised, regulation is now needed to protect animals.
The good news is there's a vaccine to prevent feline parvovirus.
Pets have become a major part of our lives, with many millennials opting for a dog or cat instead of children. What should employers do to accommodate pet owners?
A new study raises concerns about raw meat based dog food, but not for the reasons you think.
Pet owners will often swear their beloved pooch or moggie does wonders for their wellbeing, and now we have empirical proof.
Everywhere humans go, we take our pets. Fleas are along for the ride, spreading everything from typhus to bubonic plague.
It might be cold and dark, but that's good news for your pooch and for you if you want to improve your fitness and exercise more.
It's the season to be jolly – but don't share that jollity with your pets. Alcohol, whether in a wine glass, egg-nog or a boozy pudding, is seriously bad for our animal friends.
More than half of dogs and cats around the globe are overweight. Are well-intentioned owners to blame?
Christmas can be a particularly hard time of year, and dogs are a vital support for many of the most vulnerable in our society.
Chocolate poisoning in dogs remains a problem, particularly at Christmas.
Despite the delight of not having to work for several days or even weeks, holidays come with pressures.
Australian cities generally don't allow pet dogs on public transport. Instead, owners need their own vehicle to travel with their dogs, and it's a surprisingly important factor in our car dependency.
A parasite found in coyotes, wolves and foxes is now spreading to dogs and their owners as its range expands across Canada.
For the first time, researchers have estimated the toll taken by feral and pet cats on Australia's bird life - and the numbers are high enough to push several species towards extinction.
There can be a difference in the way some dogs react to men and women, and it can also matter if the dog is a he or a she.
Keeping pets is a habit that goes way back into our hunter-gatherer past, and has played an important part in our evolution.
Dogs, rats, cats, cows, chickens and mice have also changed the world.