ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!The French Federation of Cardiology launched a campaign in May .Adopt a dog to take care of your heart every day!

'Pawfect' health: Owing a pet decreases risk of heart disease

'Pawfect' health: Owing a pet decreases risk of heart disease

"People who owned a pet were likely to report more physical activity, better diet and blood sugar at ideal levels.The researchers compared the cardiovascular health scores of pet owners to those who did not own pets.

Dog ownership is linked to better heart health, says science

Dog ownership is linked to better heart health, says science

Pet owners, and specifically dog owners, were more likely to report physical activity, diet, and blood glucose at ideal level, and smoking at poor level.Compared with owners of other pets, dog owners were more likely to report physical activity and diet at ideal level.

Having a pet dog could lead to better heart health, research suggests

Having a pet dog could lead to better heart health, research suggests

The findings, published by the Mayo Clinic journal, are based on a first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study which followed 1,769 people in the Czech Republic with no history of heart disease over five years.

Skeletal Great Danes rescued from abandoned breeding farm

Skeletal Great Danes rescued from abandoned breeding farm

The dogs have now been adopted by the King of Thailand (Picture: ViralPress) They were abandoned by their owner (Picture: ViralPress) Volunteers rescued the dogs after a relative reported the case (Picture: ViralPress)A housekeeper named only as Nui, 50, allowed them into the property and a vet was able to feed and treat the dogs.

Man reunited with dog after police accidentally put him up for adoption

Man reunited with dog after police accidentally put him up for adoption

The decision to take Alfie to the vet rather than taking him home to Richard’s partner Kate and their children, was met with outrage (Picture: Bring Alfie Home)Greater Manchester Police initially said the force’s hands were tied due to legal issues, and there was no further action that could be taken to return Alfie from his new owners, Wigan Today reported.

Cat food: should you spend more on posh brands?

Cat food: should you spend more on posh brands?

One in 20 of us buy the cheapest on offer, and 64% of cat owners have no idea what they should be looking for in the ingredients, according to a study from premium pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen.

How to choose right food for cats

How to choose right food for cats

Lack of proper knowledge about the essential nutrients required for their diet can be detrimental to the cat's health and growth. Cats also have different nutritional requirements and different ways in which their body assimilates nutrients hence cat food formulated by nutritionists addresses these unique needs.

Dog treats linked to salmonella infection in people

Dog treats linked to salmonella infection in people

Pig ear dog treats are linked to at least 45 cases of salmonella infection in people, according to the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Bring Your Dog To Work Day sees good boys and girls take over the office

Bring Your Dog To Work Day sees good boys and girls take over the office

Today those feelings of happiness never have to end, with employees all over the UK taking their pets to the office for Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Animal lovers have begun tweeting snaps of their furry friends enjoying their new surroundings, with some dogs settling in quite well.

Dallas Nurse Reunites with Beloved Dog after Successful Ebola Treatment

Dallas Nurse Reunites with Beloved Dog after Successful Ebola Treatment

I would not know what would happen to one of my best friends.” After Pham was reunited with Bentley she thanked Dallas veterinary officials and others for showing compassion and caring for Bentley when she could not.

Dog accidentally re-homed by police while owner spent night in hospital

Dog accidentally re-homed by police while owner spent night in hospital

The advert stated that Richard had passed away (Picture: Bring Alfie Home)‘A 30 year old man was taken to hospital and the man’s dog was left with police.

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

Feltman reports that the study showed “a common network of brain regions involved in emotion, reward, affiliation, visual processing and social cognition” when mothers viewed images of their own children and dogs. "Patterns of Brain Activation When Mothers View Their Own Child and Dog: An FMRI Study."

Worried about how to take care of your dog this summer? Here's what you need to do

Worried about how to take care of your dog this summer? Here's what you need to do

The summers have arrived and in case you are a pet parent, we bet you would be worried thinking how this scorching heat is taking a toll on your pooch’s health. Well, a dog’s body temperature is warmer than ours and is prone to getting dehydrated and even heat strokes during this time.

Turtle Crashes Wedding in St. Croix

Turtle Crashes Wedding in St. Croix

Top 6 Hard-to-believe Headlines of 2014 At Pet Health Network, we see all sorts of animal stories every year. Taryn Hillin, of the Huffington Post, reports that a sea turtle recently crashed a wedding in St. Croix.

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

A new crew will be walking the airport from Saturday (Picture: Aberdeen International Airport)A Scottish airport is getting UK’s first permanent therapy dog team to help calm nervous fliers.

Having a dog helps you make friends, study finds

Having a dog helps you make friends, study finds

Almost half of dog owners have made friends while on their walks with their pups, suggests a new study. The average dog is considered to have three friends, with more than one quarter even having a ‘walking buddy’, often going out with the same canine and owner.

Celebrate National DNA Day with Deals on DNA Kits

Celebrate National DNA Day with Deals on DNA Kits

This kit provides a closer look at detailed ancestry from regions around the world and allows you to discover when different ancestries were introduced into your DNA. 23andMe DNA Health + Ancestry Test, $169 (normally $199), Amazon. 23andMe DNA Test - Health + Ancestry Personal Genetic Service.

A woman is remortgaging her home to raise £20,000 to save her dog's life

A woman is remortgaging her home to raise £20,000 to save her dog's life

(Picture: SWNS)A woman is remortgaging her home to raise £20,000 for life-saving treatment for her dog. Nicki Dyson is on a fundraising mission to pay for surgery that will cure her three-year-old Chow Chow, Narla. Nicki said: ‘Over time Narla will get worse, our only option is to operate.

Adaptil advert for plug in that 'calms stressed dogs' banned over lack of evidence

Adaptil advert for plug in that 'calms stressed dogs' banned over lack of evidence

Despite this, the ASA ruled that the advert led consumers to believe that the diffuser could treat anxiety and behavioural issues in dogs caused by separation from their owners, and that, once the device was plugged in, owners would begin to see results with no further training or instruction necessary.