This week: An airline bans emotional-support animals, COVID-sniffing dogs are headed for Tallahassee, and a new study unlocks the secrets of catnip.
We’ve known for years that grapes are toxic to dogs. But we didn’t quite know why. Now we might, and homemade playdough is the reason.
When more than 30 dogs in Northern Michigan died from an undiagnosed illness recently, the first news reports called it “mysterious” and “parvo-like.”
Bexacat is the first oral drug treatment of diabetes in cats and offers an alternative to insulin injections—but veterinarians must choose the right patients due to important safety considerations.
As 2019 draws to a close and we look back over the year that was, NEWStat put together a list of the most popular news stories we published over the last 12 months.
This week: A frostbitten cat gets 3D-printed paws, a con man peddling canine-cancer cures gets caught, and a veterinary school that admits rejected candidates . . . for a price.
The Dog Aging Project brings together citizen scientists and a cross-disciplinary team from aging biology, human medicine, and veterinary medicine to help dogs—and humans—live longer.