Researchers are testing a new cancer vaccine on dogs in the largest clinical trial ever conducted for canine cancer. It could potentially lead to a vaccine to prevent cancer in humans.
It turns out that adopting a dog is a lot like dating, only without the “getting-to-know-you” cup of coffee. Those are the findings of a study that published last spring in the journal Behavior Research Methods .
Most cat memes are predicated on the idea that cats are aloof, impersonal, and, frequently, jerks. But new research out of Oregon State University (OSU) suggests that we’ve underestimated the depth of the bonds cats can form with their owners—in fact, the researchers found that the majority of cats are securely attached to their owners.
It’s a disease that was first diagnosed in a dog in the UK in 1983. The second case popped up in the state of Wyoming in 1991. And how it got from the UK to the US? Nobody knows. In fact, no one knows a whole lot about canine dysautonomia.
A new hepatitis B–like virus called domestic cat hepadnavirus (DCH) was discovered last year by Australian researchers and is now believed to be a significant factor in the development of liver cancer in cats, according to a new study.
Dogs like A, E, I, O, and U. They also like Y, but we don’t know for sure how often. Here’s the science behind dogs’ affinity for vowels.
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This week: Researchers investigate why pets catch coronavirus, feeding cats less frequently may be better for them, and a poll on pet owners’ attitudes toward CBD.