Jun
1
2017
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: Texas allocates money for new veterinary school, researchers focus on FIP, a genetic study on Tibetan mastiffs, and the dog who also serves as peer reviewer. ...more
Apr
20
2017
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: Congress introduces animal welfare bills, April the giraffe gives birth, researchers look at veterinarians' mental health, and the University of Missouri seeks dogs for clinical trials. ...more
Apr
6
2017
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: a new study aims to identify cats' facial expressions, an uptick in pet ownership, illegal VFDs, and a merger between dog sitting companies. ...more
Mar
30
2017
The Highland Wild Dog (HWD) is the most ancient canid currently living, serving as a sort of “missing link” between the first early canids and the modern domestic dog. HWDs hadn’t been seen since the 1950s, and some researchers feared they had gone extinct from loss of habitat and contamination with nearby village dogs. ...more
Mar
16
2017
Catch up on the latest animal news. This week features: uncovering a gene for a respiratory syndrome in Dalmatians, skydiving dogs who take on poachers, research on the usefulness of animal testing, and a dog who nannies tiger cubs. ...more
Jan
12
2017
Some cat owners in Asia are designing their apartments with their cats in mind. Transforming their homes into so-called cat flats, cat owners in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong are adding cat friendly features at home. ...more
Jan
5
2017
There’s no better way to start 2017 off on the right foot than to revisit some of the best pet stories from 2016. Whether by warming your heart or making you laugh, you can at least find a reason to smile with most of winter still ahead of you. Here are eight of NEWStat’s favorite stories from last year. ...more
Dec
29
2016
The results of the NEWStat survey are in! There’s no denying that 2016 was a tough year for many people, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t looking ahead to new opportunities. Two weeks ago, we posted a survey with one simple question: What are you looking forward to in 2017? ...more
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