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.
This week: The world’s oldest living pet celebrates another birthday, Japanese scientists get the green light to grow human organs in animals, and you might want to rethink posting pet photos online.
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: Another downside to legalized pot and a pit bull gets some good press. Plus: can dogs help your headaches go away?
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 .
There’s no question that stay-at-home orders have impacted pets and their owners. Now, a new survey from Banfield Pet Hospital reveals how, and to what degree. The results show a paradigm shift, the effects of which are likely to change how people view and care for their pets for a long time to come.
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.
A couple of Canadian researchers may have figured out why cats get COVID and dogs don’t: a mutation in the gene that provides a vector for the novel coronavirus.
This week: A new veterinary school will break ground in Texas despite controversy, a mysterious Leptospirosis outbreak in Utah, and 23 funny tweets about the differences between cat owners and dog owners.
Cats with SARS-CoV-2 can give it to other cats. That’s according to researchers who infected cats with SARS-CoV-2 to see what would happen when those cats were exposed to other, uninfected cats.