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Study Asks If People Are More Empathetic Toward Dogs or Humans


A recently published study out of Northeastern University in Boston has revealed some interesting findings when it comes to whether people are more  READ MORE

By Aly Semigran    Nov 08, 2017

Can Pets Die of a Broken Heart?


We’ve all heard the stories of couples who die within weeks, days, or sometimes even hours of one another. The cause is often cited as a broken heart. In fact,...

By Jennifer Coates    Nov 07, 2017

Abandoned Kitten Has Tight Collar Surgically Removed from Neck


A small kitten was rescued from the streets and brought into Boston's MSPCA-Angell shelter on...

By Aly Semigran    Nov 07, 2017

Life With Pets, Mini-Episode 3: Leash Pulling




On this week's mini-episode of petMD's new podcast, Life...

By PetMD Editorial    Nov 06, 2017

Woman Diagnosed with Broken Heart After Her Dog's Death


Losing a pet is a heartbreaking experience for any pet parent to endure, and for one woman, it led to a diagnosis of broken heart syndrome. 



By Aly Semigran    Oct 31, 2017