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Our bond with dogs may go back more than 27,000 years

Sorry, Readability was unable to parse this page for content. Original story here. Dogs News — Sciencedaily Hills Science Diet Gourmet Adult Dog Food Adult canned was developed to meet the nutrient and energy needs of adult dogs 1 to 6 years of age. Promotes healthy skin and a shiny coat. Food Type: Wet Food […]

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Who left the dogs out? No trace of ancient colonizers’ canines in Madagascar

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Belgian shepherd dogs seem to have genetic protection against diabetes

Sorry, Readability was unable to parse this page for content. Original story here. Dogs News — Sciencedaily Brown Zebra Rectangle Print Dog Bed http://i1.avlws.com/273/l58251.png Brown Zebra Rectangle Print Dog Bed. Your pup will love to cuddle up in this stylish and comfortable bed by Luca for Dogs! This bed features a unique fitted sheet-style cover […]

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Novel neurodegenerative disease and gene identified with the help of ‘man’s best friend’

A breakthrough study performed in an international collaboration led by Professor Tosso Leeb from the University of Bern and Professor Hannes Lohi from the University of Helsinki together with the veterinary neurologists and neuropathologists at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in the University of Helsinki has identified a gene mutation that causes a novel type […]

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160 people die of rabies every day, says major new study

A global study on canine rabies has found that 160 people die every single day from the disease. The report is the first study to consider the impact in terms of deaths and the economic costs of rabies across all countries. Even though the disease is preventable, the study says that around 59,000 people die […]

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Gene signatures predict doxorubicin response in canine osteosarcoma

There are two chemotherapies commonly used to treat bone cancer in dogs: doxorubicin and carboplatin. Some dogs respond better to one drug than to the other. But until now, the choice has been left largely to chance. New work by University of Colorado Cancer Center members at Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center presented […]

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Myth of tolerant dogs and aggressive wolves refuted

The good relationship between humans and dogs was certainly influenced by domestication. For long, it was assumed that humans preferred particularly tolerant animals for breeding. Thus, cooperative and less aggressive dogs could develop. Recently, however, it was suggested that these qualities were not only specific for human-dog interactions, but characterize also dog-dog interactions. Friederike Range […]

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Animals can adapt to increasingly frequent cold snaps

As worldwide temperatures rise and the earth sees extreme weather conditions in both summer and winter, a team of researchers with the University of Florida and Kansas State University have found that that there is potential for insects – and possibly other animals – to acclimate and rapidly evolve in the face of this current […]

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Can humans get norovirus from their dogs?

Human norovirus may infect our canine companions, according to research published online April 1 in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology. That raises the possibility of dog-to-human transmission, said first author Sarah Caddy, VetMB, PhD, MRCVS, a veterinarian and PhD student at the University of Cambridge, and Imperial […]

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Why people let their dogs defecate in public, and don’t clean up after them

Generally, Western societies maintain high standards of everyday hygiene. When it comes to man’s best friend, however, it seems we turn a blind eye! New research published in Environmental Sociology this month explores the reasons behind this relaxed attitude to canine excrement and the strategies employed by dog-owners to deal with it. The author of […]

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