pets

mental health

This Is What Your Brain and Body Do When You Hang Out With Animals

Here’s everything we know about how pets affect your mood.
Nick Keppler
8.17.18
dogs

A Contagious Form of Dog Cancer May Be Linked to Early American Canines

The cancer is known as Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor, or CTVT.
Máire Ní Leathlobhair
7.12.18
pets

How to Tell if Your Dog Is Happy

Here are ten things people get wrong about the way Fido feels.
Paul McGreevy
Melissa Starling
6.27.18
CBD

Can I Give My Dog CBD?

We looked into the benefits and the risks of giving your pet a dose of the cannabis compound for seizures, pain, anxiety, and more.
Dana Smith
6.21.18
Phys Ed

Why You Shouldn't Take Your Puppy Running With You

Done too early, it'll permanently injure the puppy's joints and leg bones.
Matt Jancer
5.31.18
pets

Mourning a Dog Can Be Harder Than Mourning a Person

"Many studies show our relationships with dogs can be even more satisfying than our human relationships."
Frank T. McAndrew
4.10.18
mental health

Delta and United Updated Their Emotional Support Animal Policies

The airlines now require travelers to provide letters from their vet and doctor.
Susan Rinkunas
3.2.18
mental health

Watching Fish Swim Is an Odd But Effective Way to Relax

Staring at a fish tank is like getting the healing benefits of nature on demand.
Crystal Ponti
2.6.18
ho ho no

Keep Christmas Candy Away From Your Dog, Even If He's Been a Very Good Boy

Vet visits from chocolate poisoning spike around Christmas, according to a new UK study.
Jesse Hicks
12.20.17
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is It to Let My Dog Sleep Next to Me?

“If your dog hasn’t had the proper treatments, it could bring fleas and ticks into the bed."
Kristen Dold
12.11.17
pets

Pet Store Bones Could Kill Your Dog, FDA Warns

Illnesses reported​ included choking, vomiting, diarrhea, rectal bleeding, blockages in the digestive tract​, and, yes, death.
Ed Cara
11.29.17
longevity

You'll Probably Live Longer if You Have a Dog

They're simply the best.
Michelle Malia
11.17.17