Jul
5
2017
A cat who looks particularly grumpy or sweet doesn’t seem to be more likely to get adopted. But a cat who rubs up against toys or furniture is more likely to get a home. ...more
Jun
29
2017
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: researchers try to improve police dogs' accuracy, the UK Kennel Club present best dog photography from 2016, a Neapolitan Mastiff wins the World's Ugliest Dog Contest, a dog's leg is saved by bone-growing technology, and a team uses dogs to try to find Amelia Earhart. ...more
Jun
28
2017
While ancient Egyptians might not have been the first to domesticate cats, they could be the reason behind the spread of cats across Europe and Asia. Ancient Egyptian culture and artwork has shown us time and again how popular and revered cats were in their society....more
Jun
21
2017
Researchers have developed a questionnaire that could help evaluate whether puppies will be a good match for guide dog programs. Finding out whether dogs will be a good fit in service programs is a priority for organizations that train and place dogs because the cost in training them is so high. ...more
Jun
15
2017
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: canine influenza continues to spread, rawhides recalled by the United Pet Group, a study shows dog owners have increased physical activity, and a veterinary college conducts a feline obesity study. ...more
Jun
14
2017
Researchers already use canine mammary tumors to help study breast cancer in humans. But a new study aimed to determine how comparable the tumors are in a specific type of cancer. ...more
Jun
14
2017
Dogs have a concept of fairness, but they probably didn’t get it from people. Having a concept of fairness and equity is thought of as a human trait, but it might not be as exclusive to humans as previously thought. ...more
Jun
8
2017
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: a salmonella outbreak caused by backyard birds, researchers pinpoint a gene that causes skin disorder, manufacturers increase supply of dog flu vaccine, a survey shows the benefit of pet-friendly policies, and Colorado passes a bill for rural veterinarians. ...more
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