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Article ID: 698808

Scientists Uncover New Details in How Sense of Smell Develops

Washington University in St. Louis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have uncovered new details in how the olfactory epithelium develops. The new knowledge could help scientists prove that turbinates and the resulting larger surface area of the olfactory epithelium are one definitive reason dogs smell so well.

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Article ID: 698425

Roles of Emotional Support Animals Examined

American Psychological Association (APA)

Beyond airlines, colleges and courts struggle to understand need, effects, researchers say

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Article ID: 698194

International animal behavior conference at UW-Milwaukee Aug. 3-6

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society is Aug. 3-6, with panel discussions and keynotes on understanding spiders, horses, dogs, birds, octopuses and many other organisms.

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27-Jul-2018 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698099

Nebraska Partners in Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges announce institute to be based at Iowa State; jointly funded by University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Iowa State University.

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    24-Jul-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 697556

What Would Your Dog Do to Help If You Were Upset? Quite a Bit, Study Finds

Johns Hopkins University

Dogs are thought to be very aware of people’s emotions, but if a pup’s owner was really upset, would it actually go out of its way to offer help and comfort? Some not only will, but they’ll also overcome obstacles in a hurry to do it.

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17-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697705

Leading Tennessee Hospital Lends a Helping Paw to Patients and Their Families

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Mars Petcare and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt announced a collaboration to create the Mars Petcare Pet Therapy Fund to support a dedicated facility dog and staff position at Children’s Hospital with a goal of showing how pet visits improve the health of patients — thus getting them home faster.

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20-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697624

Therapy Dogs Effective in Reducing Symptoms of ADHD

University of California, Irvine

In a first of its kind randomized trial, researchers from the UCI School of Medicine found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. The study’s main outcomes were recently published by the American Psychological Association in the Society of Counseling Psychology’s Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin (HAIB). Additional new findings were presented at the International Society for Anthrozoology 2018 Conference held July 2-5 in Sydney, Australia.

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18-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696852

July 4th Reminder: Fireworks and dogs don't mix

Virginia Tech

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Article ID: 696567

What Makes Dogs Man’s Best Friend?

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Using ancient dog DNA and DNA from modern village dogs, University of Michigan researchers find new genetic sites that may be responsible for important domestication traits--sites that are also connected to rare genetic syndromes in people.

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25-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695215

Study: How You Love People Reflects on How You Love Pets

Texas Tech University

“Our research suggests it might be a good idea for potential close relationship partners to have compatible attitudes towards pets,” Marshall said.

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29-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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