Just like other members of your family, pets can also give you their germs.
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Dogs may be man's best friend, but a new study finds that pets are children's best friends, too — more so than their own siblings.
A cream used to treat skin cancer and abnormal skin lesions can be lethal for pets, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned today.
Just like human hair, dogs' fur can go gray if they're going through tough times, a new study finds.
Does Fido love you because you feed him, or because you share a special bond? New findings hold clues.
Summer heat can be dangerous for pets, but there are a number of steps that owners can take to keep their pets safe when temperatures climb.
The carefully buried remains of five dogs were recently found in a 2,000-year-old doggy graveyard near the Arctic Circle in Siberia, according to archaeologists.
Archaeologists have discovered a prehistoric dog graveyard at a 2,000-year-old village near the Arctic Circle in Russia's Siberia.
Labrador retrievers are more inclined than other dog breeds to care about food — and the reason lies in their DNA.
If aliens visited Earth tomorrow, would they realize that dogs — from the spotted dalmatian, to the giant Great Dane, to the tiny Chihuahua — are all the same species?
Fido may have empathy for his pals, according to research in a dog park that revealed pups rapidly mimic the playful behaviors of their friends more than they copy strangers.
Cornell University researchers have unlocked a reproductive secret in domestic dogs, resulting in the first litter of puppies born through in vitro fertilization.