Dogs
Study confirms rise in megaesophagus cases in dogs was linked to pet food  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new report has found that the increase in megaesophagus cases in Australia in 2017 and 2018 can be linked to Advance... more
Imagination can help overcome fear and anxiety-related disorders, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Imagine a barking dog, a furry spider or another perceived threat and your brain and body respond much like they would if you experienced the real thing. more
Dog research at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs gets formal review  Science Magazine · 7 days
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launches analysis of utility and welfare of canine experiments more
New method to treat life-threatening heart arrhythmias in dogs  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Researchers have developed a new treatment for dogs with a rare, but life-threatening, arrhythmia caused by atrioventricular accessory pathways (APs). The minimally invasive technique, which uses radiofrequencies, is modified from... more
Interventions in dog populations could reduce rabies in rural China  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Domestic dogs play a key role in the transmission and expansion of rabies in rural areas of China, according to a study published December 6 in the open-access... more
Interventions in dog populations could reduce rabies in rural China  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Domestic dogs play a key role in the transmission and expansion of rabies in rural areas of China, according to a new study. more
New Dinosaur Species Discovered in Australia: Weewarrasaurus pobeni  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Paleontologists in Australia have found a fossil fragment from a new species of ornithopod dinosaur that walked the Earth approximately... more
5 ways to help robots work together with people  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For most people today, robots and smart systems are servants that work in the background, vacuuming carpets or turning lights on and off. Or they're machines that have taken over... more
Children under stress could benefit from interaction with therapy dogs  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has found that children experiencing stress who then interact with therapy dogs benefit from improved mood and reduced anxiety. more
Is the future of dog health in a DNA test?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Information from commercial DNA tests helped reveal the genetic origins of the husky's captivating blue eyes and may even help us treat some diseases. But not everyone agrees. more
Blockchain systems are tracking food safety and origins  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When a Chinese consumer buys a package labeled "Australian beef," there's only a 50-50 chance the meat inside is, in fact, Australian beef. It could just as easily contain rat, dog, horse... more
The taming of the dog, cow, horse, pig and rabbit  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Research at the Earlham Institute into one of the 'genetic orchestra conductors', microRNAs, sheds light on our selectively guided evolution of domestic pets and farmyard animals such as... more
The taming of the dog, cow, horse, pig and rabbit  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Research into one of the 'genetic orchestra conductors', microRNAs, sheds light on our selectively guided evolution of domestic pets and farmyard animals such as dogs and cows. more
Dogs know when they don't know  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have shown that dogs possess some 'metacognitive' abilities -- specifically, they are aware of when they do not have enough information to solve a problem and will actively seek more information. The researchers created a... more
Hyena population recovered slowly from a disease epidemic  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Infectious diseases can substantially reduce the size of wildlife populations, thereby affecting both the dynamics of ecosystems and biodiversity. Predicting the long-term consequences of epidemics is thus essential for conservation. Researchers have... more
Dogs know when they don't know  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers at the DogStudies lab at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History have shown that dogs possess some "metacognitive" abilities—specifically, they are aware of when they do not have enough information to... more
Prototype of robot dog nose  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Every day, thousands of trained K9 dogs sniff out narcotics, explosives and missing people. These dogs are invaluable for security, but they're also expensive. Researchers have made the beginning steps toward an artificial 'robot nose' device that officers... more
Researchers hope a 'robo-nose' could give K-9 officers a break  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Every day, thousands of trained K9 dogs sniff out narcotics, explosives and missing people across the United States. These dogs are invaluable for security, but they're also very... more
Move over Rover: There's a new sniffing powerhouse in the neighborhood  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Some animals have a superpower in their sense of smell. They explore, interpret and understand their world with such sensitivity that people have enlisted canines to... more
Geneticists solve long-standing finch beak mystery  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Bridgett vonHoldt is best known for her work with dogs and wolves, so she was surprised when a bird biologist pulled her aside and said, "I really think you can help me solve this problem." So... more
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