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Pets double as asthma antidote

Early exposure to cats and dogs may offer some protection from developing allergies and some chronic lung conditions.

Could your dog unleash a flu pandemic?

Researchers find that viruses can jump from pigs to dogs, and that influenza is becoming increasingly diverse in dogs. This spells trouble for humans.

You and your pooch may have similar tummy bacteria

Changes in protein and carbohydrate levels in the diet had similar effects on the gut microbiomes of both dogs and humans.

Must love dogs

Want to avoid a heart attack or lift the cloud of depression? The benefits of owning a pooch may surprise you.

It’s time to kick Fido out—of bed, that is

Sharing sleeping space with your dog may disrupt your shut-eye.

Patient Story

‘They make you feel like you’re somebody’

A stroke victim's newfound love of painting helped her reclaim strength and self-confidence.

Dogs may help children’s immune systems

An outdoor pet tracks in loads of bacteria that may help children avoid allergies later in life.