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August 14, 2020

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Key to Harmonious Pet Relationships: Pheromones

We are all familiar with the old adage 'fighting like cats and dogs', but a new scientific study now reveals how you can bid farewell to those animal scraps and foster a harmonious relationship ...

1 in 4 UK Puppies May Be Being Acquired Before Minimum Recommended Age

One in four puppies in the UK may be being acquired before the recommended minimum age -- a figure that is considerably higher than what has been reported before -- suggests new ...

Meet Cosmo, a Bull Calf Designed to Produce More Male Offspring

Scientists have successfully produced a bull calf, named Cosmo, who was genome-edited as an embryo so that he'll produce more male ...

When Should You Neuter Your Dog to Avoid Health Risks?

A new, 10-year study by researchers at the University of California, Davis, examined 35 dog breeds and found vulnerability from neutering, and the age at which they are neutered, varies greatly ...
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Big Dogs Face More Joint Problems If Neutered Early

Heavier mixed-breed dogs have higher health risks if neutered or spayed early, according to a new ...

Mystery About History of Genetic Disease in Horses

Warmblood fragile foal syndrome is a severe, usually fatal, genetic disease that manifests itself after birth in affected horses. Due to the defect, the connective tissue is unstable. Under force, ...

Grassroots Dog Vaccinations Can Help Stop Rabies, but Not Alone

While scientists are trying to find a vaccine for COVID-19, the rabies virus continues to kill 59,000 people every year. But unlike COVID, a vaccine has existed for more than a century. Vaccinating ...

Dogs Can Detect Traces of Gasoline Down to One Billionth of a Teaspoon

Trained dogs can detect fire accelerants such as gasoline in quantities as small as one billionth of a teaspoon, according to new research by chemists. The study provides the lowest estimate of the ...

Unraveling One of Prion Disease's Deadly Secrets

A professor of biochemistry and molecular biology report an unanticipated role for prion nucleation seeds that enhances their ability to appear and resist ...

Virus Genomes Help to Explain Why a Major Livestock Disease Has Re-Emerged in Europe

Livestock diseases like bluetongue virus (BTV) can have devastating economic and health consequences, but their origins can be difficult to establish. New research shows that the recent re-emergence ...

Stress in Parents of Children With Autism: Pets May Help

While current events have increased stress for all families, parents of children with autism report higher levels of stress on average than parents of typically developing kids. Feeling overwhelmed ...

First Complete German Shepherd DNA Offers New Tool to Fight Disease

The DNA sequencing of a healthy German shepherd offers scientists new insight into the evolution of the domestic dog while also enabling dogs to be screened for hip and other diseases much more ...

Urban Dogs Are More Fearful Than Their Cousins from the Country

Inadequate socialization, inactivity and an urban living environment are associated with social fearfulness in dogs. Among the most fearful breeds were the Shetland Sheepdog and the Spanish Water ...

Study Shows How Diligent We Have to Be to Keep Surfaces Germ-Free

A recent study suggests that even organized efforts to clean surfaces can fall short, a reminder for us all that keeping our surroundings clean may require some additional ...

A Gene Defect Associated With a Severe Canine Lung Disease Identified

A severe hereditary lung disease has been described in Finnish Airedale Terriers with a failure to thrive during the first days of lives. Researchers discovered the underlying gene defect in the ...

Tighten Up Law on Keeping Dangerous Snakes as Pets, Demand Animal Welfare Experts

The law on keeping dangerous snakes as pets should be tightened up, animal welfare experts ...

New Research Unpicks Root Causes of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation anxiety in dogs should be seen as a symptom of underlying frustrations rather than a diagnosis, and understanding these root causes could be key to effective treatment, new research by ...

Veterinarians: Dogs, Too, Can Experience Hearing Loss

Just like humans, dogs are sometimes born with impaired hearing or experience hearing loss as a result of disease, inflammation, aging or exposure to noise. Dog owners and K-9 handlers ought to keep ...

5,000-Year-Old Milk Proteins Point to the Importance of Dairying in Eastern Eurasia

By analyzing milk proteins extracted from calcified dental plaque, researchers present the earliest evidence for dairy consumption on the eastern Eurasian Steppe and uncover clues to the origin of ...

Fur-Friendly 'Wearable for Pets' and Their Humans

Researchers have invented a new health tracking sensor for pets and people that monitors vital signs through fur or ...

Herd Immunity: Disease Transmission from Wildlife to Livestock

Scientists provide guidelines for minimizing the risk of spreading disease between elk and cattle in Southern ...

Fecal Excretion of PFAS by Pets

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are used in a wide range of consumer products, from pizza boxes to carpets to non-stick cookware. Therefore, it's not surprising that these water- and ...

Identifying Factors Associated With Reports of Accidental Opioid Poisoning in Dogs

Dogs that are smaller, younger, non-neutered, or live in US counties with high opioid prescription rates are at higher risk of being the subjects of phone calls about accidental opioid poisoning to a ...

TB Bacteria Survive in Amoebae Found in Soil

Scientists have discovered that the bacterium which causes bovine TB can survive and grow in small, single-celled organisms found in soil and dung. It is believed that originally the bacterium ...

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