Category Archives: Health Benefits Of Pets

‘The Dog’ – Our Living Mirror

John Humans, NineMSN writer, is concerned that dogs are nothing more then good imitators about to steal our sympathy and all the material goodies that come with it: “…People get something out of these relationships, it’s true. But dogs look

‘The Dog’ – Our Living Mirror

John Humans, NineMSN writer, is concerned that dogs are nothing more then good imitators about to steal our sympathy and all the material goodies that come with it: “…People get something out of these relationships, it’s true. But dogs look

Could Cats Hold The Key To Alzheimers Cure?

Scientists have discovered Alsheimers-like disease in big cats, which could hold the secret to finding the cure in humans: “In the study, published in the science journal Plos One, researchers examined the carcasses of 14 Tsushima Leopard cats, endangered species

Could Cats Hold The Key To Alzheimers Cure?

Scientists have discovered Alsheimers-like disease in big cats, which could hold the secret to finding the cure in humans: “In the study, published in the science journal Plos One, researchers examined the carcasses of 14 Tsushima Leopard cats, endangered species

A ‘Service Dog’ Is… What Exactly?

It used to be simple. Service dogs helped blind people – to find their way around. Then came service dogs for deaf people – to alert them to noises. Then came service dogs for epilepsy, diabetes, even Alzheimers. These days it

A ‘Service Dog’ Is… What Exactly?

It used to be simple. Service dogs helped blind people – to find their way around. Then came service dogs for deaf people – to alert them to noises. Then came service dogs for epilepsy, diabetes, even Alzheimers. These days it

Should Queen Elisabeth Get Another Dog?

It has been announced that the Queen’s oldest dog Monty has died. The cause of the death has not been disclosed. Already animal welafer and special interest groups are trying to get mileage of the event: PETA has sent the

Should Queen Elisabeth Get Another Dog?

It has been announced that the Queen’s oldest dog Monty has died. The cause of the death has not been disclosed. Already animal welafer and special interest groups are trying to get mileage of the event: PETA has sent the

Dogs Understand Humans Better Then Humans

We have always known this but now it’s official: dogs empathize with people more then any other animal, including people: “During one experimental condition, the people hummed in a weird way. For that one, the scientists were trying to see if unusual

Dogs Understand Humans Better Then Humans

We have always known this but now it’s official: dogs empathize with people more then any other animal, including people: “During one experimental condition, the people hummed in a weird way. For that one, the scientists were trying to see if unusual

How To Educate Our Neighbours About Not Eating Dogs

When you think about backward, uneducated nations South Korea is not on the list. And yet the traditional medicinal diet encourages Koreans to eat dog meat for good health. Now the animal rights groups around the world are trying to

How To Educate Our Neighbours About Not Eating Dogs

When you think about backward, uneducated nations South Korea is not on the list. And yet the traditional medicinal diet encourages Koreans to eat dog meat for good health. Now the animal rights groups around the world are trying to

For The Kitty With Everything – The Cat Couch

Ok, you could go down to your local pet shop and get yourself one of those ugly cat scratch poles for $40 or so. Boring! How about a cat couch with integrated play tunnel? The tunnel made up of PVC

For The Kitty With Everything – The Cat Couch

Ok, you could go down to your local pet shop and get yourself one of those ugly cat scratch poles for $40 or so. Boring! How about a cat couch with integrated play tunnel? The tunnel made up of PVC

Why Pets Are Autistic Kids’ Best Friends

Research demonstrates that spending time with pets can help autistic children develop social skills: ‘The study, from French researchers, is the first strong scientific evidence that animals may help foster social skills in individuals with autism, but it also reinforces

Why Pets Are Autistic Kids’ Best Friends

Research demonstrates that spending time with pets can help autistic children develop social skills: ‘The study, from French researchers, is the first strong scientific evidence that animals may help foster social skills in individuals with autism, but it also reinforces

Could Dogs Sniff Out Cancer?

A woman in the UK was diagnosed with breast cancer after persistent demands to get tested. Demands made by … her dog: ‘Tests found Penny had been smelling and nuzzling at the area where an aggressive tumour was growing. Sharon,

Could Dogs Sniff Out Cancer?

A woman in the UK was diagnosed with breast cancer after persistent demands to get tested. Demands made by … her dog: ‘Tests found Penny had been smelling and nuzzling at the area where an aggressive tumour was growing. Sharon,

Proof That Having A Dog Makes You Healthier. Or Happier. Or Both.

A research study has shown that young children in families with dogs are healthier and have fewer infections: ‘Children with a household pet, especially a dog, were considered healthier overall, had fewer respiratory-tract symptoms and fewer ear infections and were given antibiotics

Proof That Having A Dog Makes You Healthier. Or Happier. Or Both.

A research study has shown that young children in families with dogs are healthier and have fewer infections: ‘Children with a household pet, especially a dog, were considered healthier overall, had fewer respiratory-tract symptoms and fewer ear infections and were given antibiotics