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Hush, baby -- the dog is whimpering!  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
We are all familiar with the sounds of a cat or dog vying for human attention, and for pet-owners, these sounds are particularly evocative. Dog sounds are especially sad to both cat and dog... more
Drug that treat human breast cancer might also work for canine lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Despite those velvet paintings of poker-playing dogs smoking pipes, cigars and cigarettes, our canine friends really don't use tobacco. But like many... more
Treating dogs with human breast cancer drug  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Like many women who develop a particular type of breast cancer, the same gene -- HER2 -- also appears to be the cause of lung cancer in many dogs. Researchers found that neratinib --... more
Dog down: Effort helps emergency medical staff treat law enforcement K-9s  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Law enforcement K-9s face the same dangers their human handlers confront. Recognizing a gap in care for law enforcement K-9s injured on the job, a team... more
NewMed donates gift hampers for rescue dogs this Christmas  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
This Christmas, NewMed, based in Kent, created and donated gift hampers for local rescue dogs in a bid to raise awareness of the number of dogs who are abandoned during... more
Dog down: Effort helps emergency medical staff treat law enforcement K-9s  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Recognizing a gap in care for law enforcement K-9s injured on the job, a team of veterinarians, emergency medical services experts and canine handlers has developed... more
Toxic pond algae is killing dogs—how to protect your pooch  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Your dog bounds heedlessly into a local lake or pond, playfully splashing in the water. more
Nuisance neighbors, dangerous dogs: Anti-social behaviors impact quality of life  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Nuisance neighbors and problems with out of control/dangerous dogs are the anti-social behaviors which have the largest impact on quality of life, according to new research led by... more
Livable cities rankings do citizens a disservice by trying to quantify urban life  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
At last count, there were over 500 rankings that pit cities around the world against each other: from the most intricately measured... more
Animals rights complaint details dog deaths at Johns Hopkins  ABC NEWS · 1 week
An animal rights group has filed a federal complaint against Johns Hopkins University, saying nine dogs had to be euthanized after being paralyzed in a lab experiment more
Trump administration re-authorizes 'cyanide bombs' to kill wildlife  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
US President Donald Trump's administration has re-authorized the use of controversial poison traps known as "cyanide bombs" to kill wild foxes, coyotes and feral dogs despite overwhelming opposition from conservation groups. more
A Woman Needed Her Hands and Legs Amputated After Contracting Infection from Dog 'Kisses'  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
A little lick from a puppy may have led to a life-threatening infection for one woman in Ohio, who ended... more
Koala-detecting dogs sniff out flaws in Australia's threatened species protection  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a country like Australia—a wealthy, economically and politically stable nation with multiple environmental laws and comparatively effective governance—the public could be forgiven for assuming that environmental laws... more
The curious tale of the cancer 'parasite' that sailed the seas  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A contagious canine cancer that conquered the world by spreading between dogs during mating likely arose around 6,000 years ago in Asia and spread around the... more
Investigating alternatives to opioids for dogs in pain  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Opioids are among the most effective pain relievers in dogs and cats, but amid the U.S. opioid crisis it has become much more difficult for animal hospitals to access these drugs. This,... more
Canine tumor appears immortal, spreads from dog to dog across all boundaries  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has revealed that the oldest and most widespread cancer cell line in the world is the contagious dog cancer called CTVT.... more
Cancer without end? Discovery yields fresh insights  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists describe the evolutionary dynamics of a sexually transmitted cancer affecting dogs, which arose in a single ancient animal, living as much as 8.5 millennia ago. The findings provide fresh insights into disease evolution... more
The curious tale of the cancer 'parasite' that sailed the seas  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A contagious canine cancer that conquered the world by spreading between dogs during mating likely arose around 6,000 years ago in Asia and spread around the... more
Somatic evolution and global expansion of an ancient transmissible cancer lineage  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
The canine transmissible venereal tumor (CTVT) is a cancer lineage that arose several millennia ago and survives by "metastasizing" between hosts through cell transfer. The somatic... more
Study reveals the complexities of viral evolution  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Comparing a living cell to a virus is a bit like comparing the Sistine Chapel to a backyard dog house. Lacking the intricate machinery of living cells, viruses represent biology stripped down to an... more
Major class of viruses reveals complex origins  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Comparing a living cell to a virus is a bit like comparing the Sistine Chapel to a backyard dog house. Lacking the intricate machinery of living cells, viruses represent biology stripped down to an... more
The 'blowfish effect': Children learn new words like adults do  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Even 3- to 5-year-olds know what typical dogs and fish look like -- and they apply that knowledge when they hear new words. Researchers found that when children... more
Training my dog taught me that it's people who really need training  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
As I watched my hunting dog standing off the lead and lined up with all the other Kleiner Münsterländers, awaiting her turn to swim... more
Aussie drug offers hope for stamping out wombat-killing disease  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A disease that has ravaged wombats in southern Australia could be brought under control using a treatment commonly applied by pet owners on cats and dogs, researchers said Wednesday. more
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