Dogs are actually much older than we previously estimated. Now researchers have devised a more accurate formula to calculate a dog’s age based on the chemical changes in the DNA as organisms grow old.
Scientists hoping to help save the lives of our furry friends have conducted a research study to find out why cats are twice as likely to survive a venomous snakebite than dogs. The results revealed the secret lies in the effects of snake venom on the blood clotting agents in dogs and cats and on the behavioral differences between cats and dogs…
A new survey study has revealed that some cats appear to experience separation anxiety when their human family members are away.
New information has been released regarding pets and coronavirus. The new findings demonstrated that cats and kittens are at particular risk.
Dogs and Divorce: How do judges determine which person gets custody over the dog? One scientist says: Do not let the dog choose.
The findings of a recent study support the idea that dogs exhibiting what has been commonly thought of as “separation anxiety” are actually just really frustrated to be in the position of lock-down or being housebound.
We know that like us, rats are intelligent, kind and empathic and sometimes experience regret, have an active memory life, laugh and play games, plan ahead, engage in bartering and trading, are super helpful, and are great at tasks, using tools and learning. So why, when we have scientific evidence of all of these attributes, do we treat rats so inhumanely–in the scientific lab, as well as the outer world?
Health experts involved in monitoring the coronavirus and experts in pet health agree that pet dogs and cats can contract the virus from humans. However, pets cannot pass the virus on to their owners.
A team of scientists is building a first of its kind dolphin sanctuary in Greece. The sanctuary will be home to dolphins released from captivity from marine life parks and house marine animals threatened by the 8 million tons of plastic waste dumped into the ocean each year.
Call for participants for a first of its kind study on dog aging. In the first major longitudinal study involving dogs, scientists will study the factors surrounding dog aging. The Dog Aging Project will look at dogs from all breeds and mixes from across the nation.
Progress in Finland. Step up, U.S.
New York City has passed an animal rights legislative bundle including banning foie gras and other force-fed poultry, and protecting pigeons and other wild birds, and tightening the current law to protect carriage horses.