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September 29, 2016

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September 29, 2016

Sep. 23, 2016 — In the female dog, cells of the uterus can accumulate lipid droplets to form so-called foamy epithelial cells during late metoestrus. These cells produce a hormone that is involved in the ... read more

Children Are Unaware of the Risks of Approaching Frightened Dogs

Sep. 14, 2016 — Children understand the risks of approaching an angry dog but they are unaware that they should show the same caution around frightened dogs, new research ... read more

Canine Babesiosis Outbreak in UK Under Control, but Needs Monitoring

Aug. 18, 2016 — Scientists are using the health records of dogs to monitor the status of a potentially fatal tick-borne disease that appears to have been imported into the ... read more

Elbows of Extinct Marsupial Lion Suggest Unique Hunting Style

Aug. 16, 2016 — Scientists have proposed that the long extinct marsupial lion hunted in a very unique way - by using its teeth to hold prey before dispatching them with its huge ... read more

Aug. 10, 2016 — Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness in the United States. And while much is understood about the biochemistry of anxiety, little is known about the genetic variation ... read more

Frankfurter Fraud: Finding out What's in Your Hot Dog

Aug. 10, 2016 — Hot dogs are a common summer fare. But knowing for sure what you're getting inside a bun can be difficult. Now scientists have devised a method that could help prevent frankfurter fraud, which ... read more

Labrador Study Offers Vets Clues on Why Dogs' Tails Lose Their Wag

Aug. 1, 2016 — A painful condition that affects dogs' tails may be more common than previously thought, a new study ... read more

Scientists Warn About Health of English Bulldog

July 29, 2016 — According to new research it could be difficult to improve the health of the English bulldog, one of the world's unhealthiest dog breeds, from within its existing gene ... read more

July 27, 2016 — A decision by the US Fish and Wildlife Service to remove the gray wolf from protection under the US Endangered Species Act may be made as early as this fall. Research presents strong evidence that ... read more

Scientists Test Nanoparticle Drug Delivery in Dogs With Osteosarcoma

July 25, 2016 — An engineer teamed up with a veterinarian to test a bone cancer drug delivery system in animals bigger than the standard animal model, the mouse. They chose dogs -- mammals closer in size and biology ... read more

July 25, 2016 — Bears, wolves and other large carnivores are frightening beasts but the fear they inspire in their prey pales in comparison to that caused by the human 'super predator.' A new study ... read more

Wolves Seeks Refuge from Hunters During Breeding Periods

July 20, 2016 — Wolves lower the risk of interacting with humans during the reproduction period -- when they are most vulnerable -- and adopt some similar behaviors in their areas, from Alaska to India and ... read more

Dogs De-Stress Families With Autistic Children, New Research Shows

July 20, 2016 — Owning a pet dog reduces stress and significantly improves functioning in families who have a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), new research has ... read more

Spit Personality

July 13, 2016 — In the name of spit science, Douglas Granger and his colleagues have collected saliva samples from a restless polar bear, a college marching band and Navy medics dodging bullets in simulated combat. ... read more

Research Highlights the Legal Issues of Certifying Emotional Support Animals

July 12, 2016 — Service animals are recognized by the ADA as those whose training helps them serve a specific disability-related function. However, people not necessarily exhibiting a mental or physical disability ... read more

Is the Agile Wallaby Man's New Best Friend?

July 11, 2016 — Looking for a new pet? If so, consider the Agile Wallaby or the Asian Palm Civet. Responding to the growing trend in keeping exotic animals as pets a team of researchers has developed a methodology ... read more

July 7, 2016 — Architectural design is often concerned with energy efficiency or aesthetics, not microbial exposure. But, in a new article environmental engineers make a case for assessing the benefits of having ... read more

King Penguins Keep an Ear out for Predators

July 6, 2016 — Sleeping king penguins react differently to the sounds of predators than to non-predators and other sounds, when they are sleeping on the beach. Research has revealed that even asleep, these penguins ... read more

Doggy Paddles Help Dogs to Stay on the Move

July 6, 2016 — Canine hydrotherapy improves the mobility of Labradors suffering from elbow dysplasia. Not only this, it also positively affects the strides of healthy dogs, showing great potential as both a ... read more

Could Goats Become Our New Best Friend?

July 5, 2016 — Goats have the capacity to communicate with people like other domesticated animals, such as dogs and horses, according to scientists. The researchers hope the study will lead to a better ... read more

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