Researchers have found that a suite of complementary tests can quantify changes in dogs suspected of suffering from cognitive decline.
One in five reptiles faces extinction in what scientists say would have a ‘devastating’ effect on humans and the planet. With 21% of reptile species (from lizards to snakes to geckos and turtles) currently facing extinction, such a loss could have disastrous impacts on ecosystems around the world.
A new survey of North American veterinarians revealed cases of marijuana poisoning among pets are on the rise.
The results of a new study suggests that most U.S. dog owners are unaware of — and do not follow — guidelines on safe pet food and dish handling from the FDA. This presents health risks for both pets and humans.
Maryland will become the second US state to prohibit pet owners from declawing cats.
USDA annual reports that examine the gain and loss of colonies, including losses due to colony collapse disorder.
New research has demonstrated that the majority of dogs are highly inbred. Unfortunately, the study findings indicate that inbreeding of dogs contributes to an increase in disease and health care costs throughout their lifespan.
Researchers have discovered that dogs are stressed when exposed to common household noises.
Researchers of a new study identify features of hyperactive and impulsive behavior and inattention (ADHD) in dogs
Wildlife death and illness reports: WHISPers, hosted by the USGS National Wildlife Health Center, is a repository for sharing basic information about historic and ongoing wildlife mortality (death) and/or morbidity (illness) events.
The results of an important new study help to explain why many intelligent birds–and perhaps other animals–struggle in captivity. More specifically, the results revealed that the smarter the bird, the more unique welfare needs it has in captivity.
A group of researchers developed a new comprehensive questionnaire for studying feline personality and behavior and found that cats have seven basic personality or behavioral traits.