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.
The authors of a new study say their findings further support the connection between persistent infecton and some types of cancer.
Reading aloud with your children is important, but having them read to the family dog might just make them happier to finish their homework.
New Rabies Challenge Studies May Show a Longer Duration of Immunity in Dogs
A new study by scientists at the University of Liverpool and Mars Petcare’s Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition showed that the lifespans of overweight dogs were up to two-and-a-half years shorter than those of ideal-weight dogs.
Two new studies found that heavier dogs have higher health risks if spayed or neutered too early.
In a new paper “Evidence-based paradigm shifts in veterinary behavioral medicine,” Karen L. Overall, MA VMD, PhD, DACVB, editor-in-chief of Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, and a senior research scientist in the Biology Department, University of Pennsylvania, reviews the recent literature on veterinary behavior medicine.
Odds are, not often enough.That’s according to a new survey of cat owners in the United Kingdom, carried out to coincide with Feline Hypertension Month, which runs through the end of May.
In the face of antibiotic resistance, a new wave of researchers has abandoned the quest for a bigger, badder antibiotic agent to kill or slow the growth of pathogenic bacteria. Instead, these pioneers are exploring ways to develop anti-infective agents that will disarm bacteria or disrupt their workings.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 6 out of every 10 known infectious diseases in people are spread from animals, and 3 out of every 4 new or emerging infectious diseases in people are spread from animals.Those animals include cats.