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New Study Examines Whether Dogs Are Feline-Friendly – or Not

While most behavioral assessments focus on dogs’ responses to visual stimuli, the study found that dogs rely heavily on another sense, hearing.

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No Lion, Mild Weather Could Mean a Severe and Early Allergy Season

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For most people, warmer winter temperatures mean a break from home heating bills and an early start on outdoor activities. But for millions of others those warmer temps mean an early - and possibly longer - sneezin' season of runny noses, watery eyes and scratchy throats from seasonal allergies.

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Dog Walkers Want Their Dogs to Enjoy the Chance to Be ‘Dog-Like’ and Free on Walks

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Dog walkers want their dogs to have fun, freedom and space to enact their ‘dog-ness’ when they go for a walk, a new study from Leeds Beckett University shows.

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Queen’s Researchers Collaborate with Guide Dogs NI to Pioneer New Study for Children with Sight Loss

Researchers from Queen's University Belfast collaborate with Guide Dogs NI on a new research study to understand the impact of sight loss on how early movement develops in children with a vision impairment.

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Canine Cupids Bring Valentine Cheer to Hospitalized Patients

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A team of pettable cupids made a special delivery to hospitalized patients at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, on Valentine’s Day, bearing a love-and-kisses message that's sure to stay with the children and adults for a long time. Adorable dogs, dressed up in their Valentine’s Day finest, dutifully delivered handmade Valentine cards throughout the morning today to patients of all ages in their hospital rooms and pediatric playrooms. The canine cupids and their volunteer owners are members of UCLA's People–Animal Connection, an animal-assisted therapy program.

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Drug Developed at University of Minnesota Increases Survival in Dogs with Cancer

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Molecular Cancer Therapeutics reports on this treatment for hermangiosarcama

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Notes and Tails of Patient Therapy at HUP

At 2:30 on a Wednesday afternoon, I headed down to 3001 Market Street to meet Katie Deschaine, a Senior Applications Manager. She plays an important role in operations of the Health System’s electronic health records, EPIC, but I was there to see the epic performance by her therapy dog Robert in brightening the days of patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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UF/IFAS Researcher: Cats, Dogs Teaming Up Is Best Way to Keep Rodents Away

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Cats and dogs may be longtime enemies, but when teamed up, they keep rodents away, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher says.

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Dogs Prefer to Share Food with Friends

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Dogs share food also in complex situations, but more likely with dogs they know.







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