Apr
5
2017
Researchers presented cats with multiple stimuli in the form of social interaction, food, toys, or scent. The cats chose people more often than any of the other options. ...more
Mar
29
2017
A recent review of trichomonosis in cats investigates what has been learned about it and the complications and frustrations that still persist. Researchers from North Carolina State University, while looking at studies that have advanced our understanding of trichomonosis, also consider what questions remain and the need for new treatments for the infection. ...more
Mar
28
2017
Dogs could help detect breast cancer through smell. A French group called Kdog is pursuing the non-invasive technique, which consists of a trained dog smelling a bandage that has been held against the affected breast. ...more
Mar
23
2017
Dog walkers want their dogs to enjoy their exercise. In research conducted by Leeds Beckett University, researchers interviewed dog walkers about their relationships with their dogs on their walks. The aim was to examine how humans share space with their pets and how they negotiate the walking experience. ...more
Mar
22
2017
Dogs can use tactical deception when the results will benefit them. Especially if there are treats involved. Researchers from the University of Zurich investigated a three-way choice task to determine whether dogs could mislead a human. ...more
Mar
16
2017
Researchers at Central Michigan University, following up research results that show a dog’s presence has positive effects on mood, tested whether the presence of a dog would also have positive effects on people in a work group....more
Mar
15
2017
A study by researchers at the University of Emory tested whether an fMRI could predict whether a dog would be a successful service dog. ...more
Mar
15
2017
Sound recordings of cats could indicate whether a dog will be cat friendly. ...more
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