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Apr. 20, 2016 — Among adults 60 years of age or more, walking is the most common form of leisure-time physical activity because it is self-paced, low impact and does not require equipment. Researchers have ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — A new study of more than 50 samples of Vibrio cholerae isolated from both patients and the environment demonstrates the diversity and resourcefulness of the ... read more

Mar. 22, 2016 — 'Burnt Hot Dog' sea cucumbers take center stage in a new genetic study that digs into their valued spot in marine ecosystems across Japan's Okinawa Island as well as their extreme ... read more

Mar. 18, 2016 — In a new study, researchers have shown that retinal cells in three distinct forms of canine early-onset blindness possess an unexpected feature: they temporarily rejuvenate. Further investigation ... read more

Homeless Youth With Pets Have Benefits, Challenges

Mar. 18, 2016 — Homeless youth with pets are less likely to engage in potentially harmful behavior, more likely to open up to veterinarians about their personal challenges and generally less depressed, a Canadian ... read more

Mar. 18, 2016 — Like the lion which today lives in the African savannah, the saber-tooth "tiger," Smilodon populator, inhabited the open, dry country found in South America during the ice age, according to ... read more

Increase in the Number of Dog Attacks on Guide Dogs in the UK

Mar. 4, 2016 — Reported dog attacks on guide dogs have risen significantly over a five year period, finds a study. A total of 629 attacks were reported between 2010 and 2015, with an increase from an average of ... read more

Mar. 1, 2016 — Researchers have found habitats suitable for lone star tick populations in Kansas are ... read more

Feb. 26, 2016 — Research led by investigators in veterinary and human medicine has identified genetic pathways that exacerbate severity of canine compulsive disorder in Doberman pinschers, a discovery that could ... read more

Feb. 17, 2016 — DNA results show that shelter workers are often mistaken when they label a dog as a pit bull, with potentially devastating consequences for the dogs, a new study has ... read more

Feb. 12, 2016 — Odorology is a technique that uses specially-trained dogs to identify human scent. It is used in police investigations to establish that an individual has been at the scene of a crime. However, there ... read more

Feb. 10, 2016 — Inhibitory control may be an indicator of a dog's ability to solve a problem, according to a new ... read more

Feb. 8, 2016 — Largest quantitative study of howling, and first to use machine learning, defines different howl types and finds that wolves use these types more or less depending on their species, resembling a ... read more

Feb. 7, 2016 — Dogs have measurable IQs, like people, suggests new ... read more

Dogs Accelerate the Advance of New Cancer Treatments for Both Pets and People

Feb. 4, 2016 — A new review suggests integrating dogs with naturally occurring cancers into studies of new drug therapeutics could result in better treatments for our four-legged friends while helping inform ... read more

Half of the Large Carnivore Attacks Are Due to the Imprudence of Human Behavior

Feb. 4, 2016 — Close to 50 percent of large carnivore attacks on humans have involved risk-taking human behaviors. This is one of the main conclusions reached by a study which have analyzed the circumstances of 700 ... read more

No Evidence Found for 'Black Dog Syndrome'

Feb. 3, 2016 — Black Dog Syndrome (BDS) does not exist in animal shelters, say scientists. BDS is the idea that black dogs wait longer to be adopted than dogs of other colors. The study also concluded that age and ... read more

Feb. 2, 2016 — Aging affects the cognitive abilities of dogs, as a recent study shows. A team of scientists studied dogs of different ages working on a specially designed touchscreen and discovered that although ... read more

Two Thirds of Cattle Attacks on People Involve Dogs, New Study Finds

Feb. 1, 2016 — Dog owners are being urged to remember to be vigilant with their pets when walking near cows in the countryside, following a new review into cattle attacks. This project reviewed details of negative ... read more

Vaccine Study Shapes Plan to Wipe out Rabies in Free-Roaming Dogs

Jan. 28, 2016 — Rabies could be eradicated from street dogs in India with the help of a new smartphone app, a study has shown. Researchers are using the app to track free-roaming dogs that have been vaccinated ... read more

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