Apr
26
2018
This week: A daring baboon breakout, Congress could ban Americans from eating their pets, and a cancerous mass that’s anything but. ...more
Apr
26
2018
Can animals predict natural disasters? A lot of anecdotal evidence suggests that they can. Many people claim that their dogs or cats behaved oddly just prior to an earthquake. But despite the abundance of such assertions, a recent study suggests that animals have no real predictive ability when it comes earthquakes. ...more
Apr
19
2018
This week: Dogs get banned, a rescue backfires, and your pet wants to know if there’s anything good on Netflix. ...more
Apr
13
2018
According to a survey by the American Pet Products Association, nearly half of all dogs sleep on their owners’ beds. And according to a recent study at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, people who sleep with their dog on the bed sacrifice sleep. But maybe not enough to matter. ...more
Apr
12
2018
Fifteen percent of unused human medication gets flushed down the toilet. But only about 8% of pet medications get flushed. So, are veterinarians doing a better job of educating their clients on how to properly dispose of unused medication than physicians? Maybe, but it’s still not good enough. ...more
Apr
10
2018
Cat, or other pets, may experience placebo effects, according to a study at North Carolina State University evaluating a novel approach for cats with degenerative joint disease. Though conducted in 2014, interesting results were aired this week. ...more
Apr
5
2018
How do you feel about the veterinary profession? Wait, here’s a better question: How old are you? How you feel about the profession varies with age, according to a new, first-of-its-kind study conducted by Merck Animal Health and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). ...more
Apr
4
2018
This week: The Empire State considers pot for pets, comfort dogs get their day court, and why you otter-not flush kitty litter. ...more
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