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.

Golden rules to follow in silver age

Golden rules to follow in silver age

Eye care: The other situation to keep an eye on is the condition of the skin – this needs to be checked at least once a week but can be easily detected when you are cuddling or stroking your cat.

Neglected dog who lived under a bed for two years has dramatic transformation

Neglected dog who lived under a bed for two years has dramatic transformation

Lionheart’s years of neglect had left him with such matted fur he couldn’t walk or eat (Picture: Richmond SPCA)Little Lionheart has had a tough time – but now he’s finally getting the love he deserves.

Dog who lived under a bed for 2 years gets 'Cinderella' makeover

Dog who lived under a bed for 2 years gets 'Cinderella' makeover

Starr also explained that Lionheart was a friendly and affectionate dog, and loved spending time with people. Lionheart, now named Cody, has been adopted into a family that "adores" him, according to Richmond SPCA CEO Robin Starr.

The 10 devastating foods that could kill your dog

The 10 devastating foods that could kill your dog

Many times, people give food to their dog without knowing how harmful they can be to the animal’s health. It is very common to hear people say that dogs can eat any food without any problems.

REVEALED: Dogs ABUSED and left to die

REVEALED: Dogs ABUSED and left to die

INJURED dogs and heartbreaking accounts of how they became victims of abuse are all over social media with images of them looking like "bags of bones". When Facebook user Tina Zellmer saw the video, she said: "I cried like a baby.

Goats detect slight emotional changes in other goats' calls

Goats detect slight emotional changes in other goats' calls

But a new study finds that goats recognize slight emotional changes in other goats’ calls and respond both behaviorally and physiologically, which indicates the listener’s feelings shift, too. Researchers think that by understanding how goats responding to other goats' calls they can uncover the social lives of the creatures.

A drop of love

A drop of love

As months passed by Nicco started becoming a cause of worry and seemed like a burden. I chose that day because I would not be home to face the pain of separation. Nicco was there right in front of me, loving me unconditionally.

How to detect heat stroke

How to detect heat stroke

- Poisonous compounds (strychnine, slug and snail bait) can lead to seizures, which can cause an abnormal increase in body temperature. Hope you enjoyed our pet story. Zorawar and Vir with (from left to right) Polo, Max, and Bill, the pony.

Choosing the perfect pet dog is as tricky as finding a perfect date!

Choosing the perfect pet dog is as tricky as finding a perfect date!

Using the results of this study and by focusing on a subset of desired traits, researchers believe that they could make animal adoption more efficient and successful. They surveyed the preferences of 1,229 people who visited dogs at an animal shelter, including 145 who decided to make an adoption.

Parents save doctor’s dog’s life to thank him for saving their baby’s life

Parents save doctor’s dog’s life to thank him for saving their baby’s life

The doctors saved Mattia’s life (Picture: Heidi Ferasin / SWNS)The vet parents of a baby saved by a heart operation have returned the favour by curing the doctor’s pet dog who was suffering from the same condition.

Loyal dog loses owner and is now dying from a broken heart - desperate appeal launched

Loyal dog loses owner and is now dying from a broken heart - desperate appeal launched

Sadly, when the owner’s health began to fail, Rocco’s own fate took a turn for the worse, leaving him to eventually have be taken in by the RSPCA Essex South, Southend and District branch earlier this month.

Dog meat HORROR: Downton Abbey star films inside dog meat market – 'Utterly heartbreaking'

Dog meat HORROR: Downton Abbey star films inside dog meat market – 'Utterly heartbreaking'

It’s horrific.” Actor Peter Egan witnesses caged dogs at Indonesian meat market (Image: DMFI) The most harrowing moments come when Mr Egan and the welfare campaigners manage to save four dogs in the knowledge that others will perish.

Girl with Down’s Syndrome, 8, forms beautiful friendship with Golden Retriever

Girl with Down’s Syndrome, 8, forms beautiful friendship with Golden Retriever

Milli Gunn, eight, liked Emma from their first meeting (Picture: PA) The schoolgirl also has a serious heart condition and has already had open heart surgery twice, with the first operation taking place when she was just four months old.

Hero dog walker saves pet with 'mouth to snout' resuscitation and CPR – 'Incredibly lucky'

Hero dog walker saves pet with 'mouth to snout' resuscitation and CPR – 'Incredibly lucky'

Travis has been diagnosed with a heart condition (Image: PDSA) "During the drive, the dog stopped breathing again, and Karen had to instruct 19 year old daughter Emily how to resuscitate while she drove.

Dogs can work their magic on your mood

Dogs can work their magic on your mood

Better heart health : Heart patients who have pets survive longer than those without, according to several studies.Male pet owners have fewer signs of heart disease, lower triglyceride and cholesterol levels than non-owners, researchers say.

'World's cutest dog' Boo died of a broken heart, his owners say

'World's cutest dog' Boo died of a broken heart, his owners say

“With deepest sadness I wanted to share that Boo passed away in his sleep early this morning and has left us to join his best friend, Buddy,” a message on Boo’s Facebook account reported to its 16 million followers.

‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies of 'a broken heart' as thousands mourn

‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies of 'a broken heart' as thousands mourn

‘World’s Cutest Dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies of 'a broken heart' as thousands mourn A DOG dubbed ‘the world’s cutest’ canine has passed away from’ a broken heart’ following the death of his best pal Buddy just over a year ago - with millions of fans mourning the fluffy canine’s passing on Saturday morning.

Lady Gaga leaves Critics' Choice to be with her dying horse, Arabella

Lady Gaga leaves Critics' Choice to be with her dying horse, Arabella

She did pick up two Critics' Choice Awards for "A Star Is Born," but later learned that her beloved horse, Arabella, was dying. But it saddens me to say that just after the show I learned that my dear angel of a horse, Arabella, is dying."

Thieves steal 11 French bulldogs, wad of cash and Mercedes from home

Thieves steal 11 French bulldogs, wad of cash and Mercedes from home

The French bulldogs were stolen during a raid on January 4 (Picture: Wales news service) South Wales Police covering the area of Bridgend and Vale of Glamorgan said the raid took place in Barry, Wales, at around 9am.

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