Many dogs and humans share the same problem: They're overweight. So why not work out together? That's the strategy at the K9 Fit Club, a new business in Illinois that promises healthy rewards for dogs and their owners.
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AFP (June 16, 2013) What do you get when you cross a buttery French croissant with a deep-fried, crispy US donut? You get pastry chef Dominique Ansel's "cronut", a creation that has sparked a food frenzy among ... watch video
AFP (May 6, 2013) Madagascar's worst locust plague in 60 years has infested about half of the island, destroying crops and raising concerns over food shortages. Malagasy authorities say they don't have the resources ... watch video
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May 27, 2015 Animals, like humans, excel at some tasks but not others. Researchers used pond snails to investigate learning and memory. They found that if an individual is good at forming ... read more
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Jan. 17, 2013 Using data collected about Labrador Retrievers, new research is beginning to quantify the health, illnesses, and veterinary care of dogs. To date the long term (longitudinal) study of canine diseases ... read more