(Phys.org) -- Feeding a stray dog is a kind gesture -- and one that may generate a new best friend.
For owners of lost pets, the frantic search for Fido does not always end happily. Now one company is betting that even in a recession, pet owners will pay $250 for some peace of mind.
Dog owners who sleep with their pet or permit licks on the face are in good company. Surveys show that more than half of owners bond with their pets in these ways.
Thousands of Labrador Retriever owners are being asked to help find out how a dog's lifestyle affects its health.