Dogs
Foxes were domesticated by humans in the Bronze Age  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
In the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, between the third and second millennium BC, a widespread funeral practice consisted in burying humans with animals. Scientists have discovered that both foxes... more
Dog burial as common ritual in Neolithic populations of north-eastern Iberian Peninsula  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Coinciding with the Pit Grave culture (4200-3600 years before our era) in Southern Europe, the Neolithic communities of the northeastern Iberian Peninsula conducted ceremonial... more
How accurate are dog-activity trackers?  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
There are countless gadgets available these days for people to track everything from our heart rate to our stress levels. So perhaps it's no surprise that there also are quite a few products that now claim to similarly... more
Medical News Today: Which people foods are safe for dogs?  MNT · 1 week
Foods that are safe for people can often be harmful to dogs, while others are nutritious for dogs to eat in moderation. Here, learn which human foods dogs... more
Dog burial as common ritual in Neolithic populations of north-eastern Iberian Peninsula  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Coinciding with the Pit Grave culture (4200-3600 years before our era), coming from Southern Europe, the Neolithic communities of the north-eastern Iberian Peninsula started... more
In an Australian first, the ACT may legally recognise animals' feelings  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Have you ever wondered what's going through your dog's mind when you say the word "walk"? And does your pup seem to show guilt when you... more
They call it puppy love, but what is it really?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Humans just love seeing animals demonstrate love: cuddly chimps grooming each other, say, or penguin pairs carefully passing their egg in the driving snow. Videos of cows joining... more
Vets can do more to reduce the suffering of flat-faced dog breeds  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Veterinarians have a professional and moral obligation to reduce or prevent any negative health impacts of disorders in animals. But what if animals are... more
Comparison of cancer genes across species helps prioritize targets for new cancer therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Cancer genes in mucosal melanoma, a rare and poorly understood subtype of melanoma, have been compared in humans, dogs and horses for... more
Cancer comparison across species highlights new drug targets  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Cancer genes in mucosal melanoma, a rare and poorly understood subtype of melanoma, have been compared in humans, dogs and horses for the first time. Researchers sequenced the genomes of the same... more
Using Therapy Dogs to Reduce Stress and Improve Emotional Well-Being in Vulnerable Individuals  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
There is much research that shows that therapy dogs can help reduce stress and improve emotional well-being in vulnerable individuals. Rachel McPherson... more
Dog DNA testing takes off, and generates debate  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too. more
Your Dog Can Get Sick from Marijuana. Here's How to Prevent Pot Poisoning.  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Pets can get sick — or, in rare cases, die — from eating cannabis. Second-hand smoke can affect animals as well. Follow... more
How to keep your pets safe from marijuana poisoning  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
If you live with a pet, there is a good chance you consider it to be a member of your family. It is well established that companion animals, ranging from... more
Scheme launched to improve health of french bulldogs, pugs and bulldogs  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new screening scheme aims to provide breeders of French bulldogs, pugs and bulldogs with more information about the health of their dogs, helping them reduce... more
Ramp walking helps diagnose lameness in dogs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Gait analysis, pressure walkways, and angled walking are popular techniques used in human medicine. Their use has improved prosthetics, rehabilitation, medicine and more. But, while this research has a long history in human diagnostics,... more
Solving the mystery of Serengeti's vanishing wild dogs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In 1991, a strange thing happened in the wilds of Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. more
Researchers uncover first spontaneous animal model of human hypophosphatasia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A research group led by Professor Hannes Lohi at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center has uncovered a new skeletal disease in dogs. more
The first spontaneous animal model of human hypophosphatasia uncovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A gene defect identified in Karelian Bear Dogs causes a severe bone disease. A gene test has been developed for diagnostic and breeding purposes. more
Do bigger brains equal smarter dogs? New study offers answers  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Bigger dogs, with larger brains, perform better on certain measures of intelligence than their smaller canine counterparts, according to a new study led by the University of Arizona. more
Do bigger brains equal smarter dogs? New study offers answers  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Larger dogs have better short-term memory and self-control than smaller breeds, according to new research. more
Study finds spike in deadly heart disease linked to trendy dog diets  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
University of California, Davis, veterinarians led a team that has found a link between some popular grain-free, legume-rich dog diets and a type of... more
New precision medicine treatment for bone cancer in dogs opens door for human clinical trials  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists at the University of Missouri have helped advance a patient-specific, precision medicine treatment... more
For endangered lemurs, internet fame has a dark side  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Cats and dogs aren't the only cute animals that rule the internet. We also coo over a video of someone snuggling a tiger cub, feeding a sloth or tickling a... more
Can dog show judges spot risky head shape?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Breed show judges could improve dogs' health by using their ability to detect subtle differences in head shapes of Cavalier King Charles spaniels, a new study by the School of Veterinary Science... more
Dogs may have helped ancient Middle Easterners hunt small game  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
Jordanian finds point to pooch-aided hunting of small prey around 11,500 years ago, offering new clues into dog domestication in the Middle East. more
New research focuses on noise sensitivity and general fearfulness of canine behavior  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers in the Hannes Lohi research group in the University of Helsinki focused on two forms of canine fearfulness: noise sensitivity and general fearfulness. more
Overlapping genomic regions underlie canine fearfulness and human mental disorders  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have identified two novel anxiety-related genomic regions in German Shepherd dogs. The region associated with fearfulness corresponds with the locus of human chromosome 18, which is associated... more
CatsAnimals
In an Australian first, the ACT may legally recognise animals' feelings
PHYS.ORG
Vets can do more to reduce the suffering of flat-faced dog breeds
PHYS.ORG
They call it puppy love, but what is it really?
PHYS.ORG
Using Therapy Dogs to Reduce Stress and Improve Emotional Well-Being in Vulnerable Individuals
NEWS MEDICAL
Fresh