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Dogs and Allergies

Having a dog may protect your child against two common conditions, new study finds

10/26/2017
10/19/2017
Does Your Dog 'Talk' to You?

Study may advance what's known about canine-human communication

10/17/2017
Be Wary of Shopping for Pet Meds Online

To be 'purrfectly' safe, check with your vet first, suggests FDA

10/3/2017
Puppy Poop Infections Now Affecting 55 People in 12 States

CDC says Campylobacter bacteria can be transmitted by handling dogs

9/27/2017
Choosing a Great Family Dog

Here's how to find the right fit for a four-legged addition

9/22/2017
Pets and Caregiver Burden

Owners of seriously ill pets at risk for depression, study finds

9/19/2017
Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You

Emotional burden is steep, study shows, but vets can help owners cope

9/15/2017
When Hurricanes Strike, People Aren't the Only Victims

The safety of pets can force some wrenching decisions for their owners

9/14/2017
Health Tip: On Kids and Pets

How to prepare children for furry friends

9/12/2017
It's Time to Kick Fido Out -- of Bed, That Is

New study reveals that sharing sleeping space with your dog may disrupt your shut-eye

9/11/2017
People Picking Up Infection From Pet Store Puppies' Poop: CDC

39 cases of campylobacter reported in 7 states

9/8/2017
Guinea Pigs Harbor a Hidden Health Hazard

Three Europeans were hospitalized due to infections from these pets

9/2/2017
How to Prevent, and Treat, Lyme Disease in People and Pets

U.S. health officials warn that cases of the illness are on the rise

9/1/2017
Food Allergies Can Hit Your Four-Legged Friends, Too

Look for skin or tummy reactions in dogs, cats and horses, allergists say

9/1/2017
Dog Walking a Treat for Pet and Owner Alike

Study found the joy it brings is a bigger factor than wanting to exercise

8/16/2017
Health Tip: Food for Fido

What dogs shouldn't eat

8/14/2017
Do Pets Really Boost Kids' Health?

In a study that'll give you paws, researchers find no mental or physical benefit from a household friend

8/11/2017
Health Benefits of Pets

Does having a pet keep a kid healthier and more physically fit?

8/11/2017
Health Tip: Avoiding Animal Bites

It's usually someone's pet

7/31/2017
Stress of Flying Doesn't Dim Abilities of Search-and-Rescue Dogs

Though their bodies reacted, their performance wasn't affected, study showed

7/30/2017
When Disaster Strikes, Don't Forget Your Pets

Prepare kit of essential supplies, evacuate early when you have animals, veterinarians say

7/27/2017
Can Dogs Teach Doctors New Tricks?

Dermatologist says yes because there's overlap between some canine and human skin problems

7/25/2017
Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

7/19/2017
Study Traces All Dogs to Gray Wolves in Europe

It disputes previous research that domestication occurred twice, and included wolves from East Asia

7/17/2017
Not All Fidos Are Friendly

Teach kids ways to prevent dog bites, pediatricians' group says

7/7/2017
The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs

Bacteria, parasites and other nasty surprises may be hiding in the sand

6/14/2017
It's a Tough Flu Season … for Dogs

Humans can't catch it, but new canine virus can make your pet 'sick as a dog'

6/12/2017
Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

6/9/2017
Fido May Be a Fit Senior's Best Friend

Study finds walking a dog helps older people meet goals for moderate to vigorous exercise

5/23/2017
5/16/2017
Fido or Fluffy Can Bring You a Big Health Boost

And here are tips to help choose the right pet for you

4/24/2017
Health Tip: Caring for Pets

Are you ready for an emergency?