New scientific research has found that domestic cats can be asymptomatic (no symptoms) yet still be carriers of SARS-CoV-2. SARS-CoV-2 is the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19.
The Animal Rescue League (ARL) of Boston plans to try to keep a roof over the heads of the Boston area’s animals, offering anyone now facing eviction due to Covid-related income loss the chance to temporarily put their furry friends up in a foster home.
Researchers monitored the success of re-homing 16 laboratory beagles in 2015-2018. The study revealed that the development of house training skills could be supported by care arrangements at the laboratory animal facilities.
A team of animal nutrition specialists found that feeding cats one large meal a day may help control hunger better than feeding them several times a day.
A new study of search and rescue dogs showed little difference in longevity or cause of death between dogs at the disaster site and dogs in a control group. The study revealed that dogs that participated in search-and-rescue efforts following 9/11 lived a similar length of time, on average, compared to a control group of search-and-rescue dogs and outlived their breed-average life spans. There was also no discernible difference in the dogs’ cause of death.
New research revealed that the vocalizations made by rats in response to tickling are an accurate reflection of their emotional experience and something which is easy to measure.
A new study revealed that female friendships may actually help male baboons live longer lives.
Chimpanzees, like their human counterparts, can suffer from being orphaned at a young age.
New evidence from an independent commercial scale farm trial has shown that slower growing broiler chickens are healthier and have more fun than conventional breeds of birds.
Horses can suffer from allergies and asthma. Now new research reveals that Fall can make both worse for horses, what the triggers are, how it actually affects horses, as well as remedies or workarounds.
According to the results of new study cat owners fall into five categories in terms of their attitudes to their pets’ roaming and hunting.
Having a dog that is frequently fearful of new situations, noises, and things like height can be challenging for dogs and their owners. But now we are starting to understand the triggers of those fears and more importantly, the remedies. While genes (breed) plays a role, a new scientific study has discovered that the more dogs are engaged in activities and the more diverse experiences and canine friends they have, the less fearful they are in new situations and environments.