For elderly Americans, dog walking is about as enjoyable as it gets when it comes to exercise—just remember to factor in the risks for falls.
The invasive species has already made itself known in more than nine states.
Early exposure to cats and dogs may offer some protection from developing allergies and some chronic lung conditions.
Fido could be infected with Campylobacter and not be sick, but may still carry the germ.
It turns out, watching Grumpy Cat can make you less grumpy.
Researchers find that viruses can jump from pigs to dogs, and that influenza is becoming increasingly diverse in dogs. This spells trouble for humans.
Want to avoid a heart attack or lift the cloud of depression? The benefits of owning a pooch may surprise you.
Sharing sleeping space with your dog may disrupt your shut-eye.
Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet.
Lay the groundwork ahead of time and your family dog will adjust to your infant without any problems.
Adults with long-term mental conditions gain solace and support from their pets, study finds.
John Ball Zoo animals bring smiles to children at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.
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