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New type of treatment for osteoarthritis shows promise for use in humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 minutes
A new type of treatment for osteoarthritis, currently in canine clinical trials, shows promise for eventual use in humans. more
Joint hypermobility related to anxiety, also in animals  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Researchers report the first evidence in a non-human species, the domestic dog, of a relation between joint hypermobility and excitability: dogs with more joint mobility and flexibility tend to have more anxiety... more
Owner training key to reducing risk of dog bite injuries  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Dog attacks have been on the rise and it may the owners who need to go back to school. A new study published in Risk Analysis: An International... more
Cat muzzles: cruel or useful?  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
It's not unusual to slap a muzzle on a dog if it's being aggressive or not keen on being given an injection, but a muzzle is not part of your average cat's wardrobe. Yet there they are online,... more
Medical News Today: Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?'  MNT · 19 hours
In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel... more
Dogs Evolved Sad Eyes to Manipulate Their Human Companions, Study Suggests  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
You don't get to be man's best friend without copying a few of man's favorite facial expressions. more
Scientists Explain Puppy Dog Eyes  NPR · 2 days
You know that feeling you get when a dog looks into your face and either looks really sad or kind of confused? Scientists say they've figured out why they do that, and why it makes us melt. more
The evolution of puppy dog eyes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Dogs have evolved new muscles around the eyes to better communicate with humans. New research comparing the anatomy and behavior of dogs and wolves suggests dogs' facial anatomy has changed over thousands of years specifically to... more
We may have helped give our canine pals ‘puppy dog eyes’  Science Magazine · 2 days
Humans may have selected early dogs for the irresistible facial expression more
Study: Children Often Misread Fear in Dogs, Making Bite More Likely  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
The benefits of growing up with a pet are well documented — these days... more
The evolution of puppy dog eyes  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Dogs have evolved new muscles around the eyes to better communicate with humans. more
Managing the risk of aggressive dog behavior  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Aggressive behaviour in pet dogs is a serious problem for dog owners across the world, with bite injuries representing a serious risk to both people and other dogs. New research by the University of... more
Managing the risk of aggressive dog behavior  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Aggressive behavior in pet dogs is a serious problem for dog owners across the world, with bite injuries representing a serious risk to both people and other dogs. New research has found that clinical... more
Better prognosticating for dogs with mammary tumors  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
For dogs with mammary tumors, deciding a course of treatment can depend on a variety of factors, some of which may seem to contradict one another. With a new, practical system developed by veterinarians,... more
Better prognosticating for dogs with mammary tumors  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Mammary tumors in dogs are the equivalent of breast cancers in people, and, as in the human disease, the canine tumors can manifest in a variety of ways. Some are diagnosed early, others late,... more
This diseased spine may hold clues to early dog-human relationship  Science Magazine · 6 days
Study debunks popular archaeological idea, but reveals something equally interesting about our oldest friends more
The Swap: Less Processed Meat, More Plant-Based Foods May Boost Longevity  NPR · 1 week
A new study of 80,000 people finds that those who ate the most red meat — especially processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs —... more
Bats beat out dogs as the main cause of rabies deaths in the U.S.  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
In the United States, bats are mostly to blame for rabies deaths, while rabies transmitted by overseas dogs comes in... more
Cementing our place in space  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
As your dog drags you around the block for his morning walk, you're probably not thinking about the wonders of the neighborhood sidewalk. But that concrete is pretty great. Next to water, it's the most widely used material... more
Dogs Mirror Stress Level of Their Owners, Study Suggests  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of scientists from Linköping University, Sweden, has examined how stress levels in dogs are influenced by... more
Working dogs may have done less heavy lifting for humans than previously thought  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The 30,000-year historical relationship between humans and dogs has been primarily defined by work, but new research indicates our four-legged companions may... more
Behavioral correlations of the domestication syndrome are decoupled in modern dog breeds  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study used behavioral data from more than 76,000 dogs, to test the hypothesis that key behaviors in the domestication syndrome are correlated. more
Behavioural correlations of the domestication syndrome are decoupled in modern dog breeds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists since Darwin have been intrigued by the simultaneous alteration of multiple morphological, physiological and behavioural traits across a wide range of domesticated animals,... more
You May Be Stressing Out Your Dog  NPR · 2 weeks
When people who own dogs are stressed, their dogs also get stressed, a new study suggests. It's another indication of how emotionally synchronized dogs and their humans can be. more
Two new species of 'tweezer-beaked hopping rats' discovered in Philippines  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Just about everybody loves peanut butter. We put it on sandwiches and in candy, we use it to trick our dogs into taking their heartworm pills, and, when... more
Dogs mirror owner's stress  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The levels of stress in dogs correlate with the stress of their owners, according to a new study from Linköping University, Sweden. The scientists believe that dogs mirror their owner's stress level, rather than vice versa. The study has been... more
Bad teeth revealed as biggest problem for pet greyhounds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Dental disease is the most common health issue facing pet greyhounds, according to the largest ever study of greyhounds treated in first opinion veterinary clinics. The research, led by the... more
Saber-toothed cat fossils provide evidence of canines able to puncture a skull  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of researchers with members affiliated with several institutions in Argentina has found evidence that suggests the canine teeth of the saber-toothed cat... more
Being Dog Lover Could Be in Your Genetic Makeup  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
In a study published in the journal Scientific Reports, an international team of researchers from Sweden and the... more
Ancient People Watched a Volcano Erupt. This May Be Their Illustration of It.  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
After a treacherous volcanic eruption during the Bronze Age, curious humans and their canine companions hiked closer to the volcano, where they... more
Wild boars, hunting dogs and hunters carry tick-borne bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Rickettsia bacteria cause a number of human and animal infections, including Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Now, researchers have for the first time surveyed the prevalence of Rickettsia antibodies and Rickettsia-carrying... more
Escaped 'Racoon Dogs' Harass English Village. What Are These Things?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A pair of escaped raccoon dogs are stalking the English village of Clarborough, according to the Nottinghamshire police. Here's what they really are. more
Iconic Australian working dog may not be part dingo after all  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have found no genetic evidence that the iconic Australian kelpie shares canine ancestry with a dingo, despite Australian bush myth. more
All ears: Genetic bases of mammalian inner ear evolution  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Mammals have adapted to live in the darkest of caves and the deepest oceans, and from the highest mountains to the plains. Along the way, mammals have also adapted a... more
Iconic Australian working dog may not be part dingo after all  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at the University of Sydney have found no genetic evidence that the iconic Australian kelpie shares canine ancestry with a dingo, despite Australian bush myth. more
Wolf-dog 'swarms' threaten Europe's wolves  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
'Swarms' of wolf-dog crossbreeds could drive Europe's wolves out of existence, according to the lead author of new research. more
Ecologists find bush dog, native of South America, in remote central Costa Rica  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Wildlife ecologists who are studying different conservation practices in the forests of Costa Rica recently made a startling discovery on a wildlife... more
The healing power of fish skin for a dog named Stella  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Veterinarians used a creative approach to treat the burns of Stella, a 1-year-old Rottweiler puppy, who escaped a house fire. Smoke inhalation prohibited Stella from being... more
Ecologists find bush dog, native of South America, in remote central Costa Rica  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Wildlife ecologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst who are studying different conservation practices in the forests of Costa Rica recently made... more
The healing power of fish skin for a dog named Stella  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When Stella first entered the emergency department at the Michigan State University Veterinary Medical Center on a Wednesday night, Feb. 13, 2019, she had second- and... more
Medical News Today: Dog ownership could be down to genes  MNT · 4 weeks
A study of tens of thousands of identical and nonidentical twins in Sweden suggests that genetic makeup could be a strong factor in choosing to own a dog. more
Packs of wolf-dog hybrids threaten europe's wolves  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
"Swarms" of wolf-dog crossbreeds could drive Europe's wolves out of existence, according to the lead author of new research. Such hybridisation—driven by human activities that destroy habitats and mean wolves encounter more and more... more
Study finds dog breeds and physical traits that pose highest risk of biting with severe injury  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
New research at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and The Ohio State University Wexner... more
Study identifies dog breeds, physical traits that pose highest risk of biting children  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Nearly five million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States, and children are at a much higher risk... more
Being a Dog Lover May Be in Your Genes  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
A person's genetic makeup could play a part in their feelings about dogs. more
[Research Articles] Phagocytosis-shielded lentiviral vectors improve liver gene therapy in nonhuman primates  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Liver-directed gene therapy for the coagulation disorder hemophilia showed safe and effective results in clinical trials using adeno-associated viral vectors to replace a functional... more
TGen-Ethos underscore need for setting high standards in veterinary cancer diagnostics  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Ethos Veterinary Health, Ethos Discovery, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, announced today that they have developed a highly... more
How dogs help keep multiracial neighborhoods socially segregated  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Cities in the United States are getting less segregated and, according to a recent national survey, most Americans value the country's racial diversity. more
This Weird Meteorite Crashed Through a Doghouse in Costa Rica. (The Dog's Fine)  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Rocky was napping in a doghouse in Costa Rica on April 23 when a small meteorite punctured the roof. The dog was... more
CBD clinical trial results on seizure frequency in dogs 'encouraging'  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have found in a small study that 89 percent of dogs who received CBD in the clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures. Nine... more
CBD clinical trial results on seizure frequency in dogs 'encouraging'  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Promising and exciting. Those are the words used by Dr. Stephanie McGrath to describe findings from a pilot study to assess the use of cannabidiol, or CBD, for... more
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