This week: This year’s oddest pet insurance claim gets paranormal, animals who can navigate by the stars, and a list of all the animals who’ve ever been launched into space.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association free article: As the opioid epidemic continues across the United States, law enforcement K9s (LEK9s) are at increased risk of accidental exposure and overdose. This study evaluated a novel training program teaching handlers to administer naloxone to their LEK9 in the event of an overdose.
Cats who catch COVID seem to be fighting off the virus with naturally developed antibodies. And more of them may have it than we thought.
This week: Nearly 20 million pets are at risk of COVID-related eviction, a simple blood test screens for canine cancer at Texas A&M, and new travel rules for emotional-support animals.
This week: First recorded cases of gorillas catching COVID, brachycephalic cats at a disadvantage in conflict resolution, and feeding dogs leftovers may have helped domesticate them.
This week: Great apes vaccinated against COVID, the world’s oldest pet cemetery, and a new blindness gene is uncovered in a canine study.
This week: A service dog summits Mount Rainier, a cat door that prevents cats from bringing home dead things, and a cure for HIV—in mice.
Vaccine hesitant pet owners aren’t necessarily anti-vaxxers—sometimes they’re just pet owners who haven’t made up their minds yet because they’ve been listening to anti-vaxxers.
Euthanizing patients has always been hard on practice staff. But social-distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic made it even harder, according to a new study.
This week: A new study seeks opioid options for postsurgical pain, Metallica may have saved a hiker’s life, and a new report aims to reduce the number of dogs shot by police.