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Ohio State Program Helps Pet Owners Cope During Grief Process

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Making end-of-life decisions for your pet or coping with the loss of an animal is something that no pet owner wants to think about. A program at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center recognizes the importance of human-animal bonds and provides grief support for pet owners facing tough decisions for their animal.

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19-Nov-2019 12:45 PM EST
Newswise: A Scent-sitive Subject – Essential Oil Diffusers and Your Cat

A Scent-sitive Subject – Essential Oil Diffusers and Your Cat

Texas A&M University

Essential oils are often presented as a naturalistic approach to personal care and home fragrance. However, just because these oils are derived from plants doesn’t make them healthy, or even safe, for your cat.

Channels: All Journal News, Pets, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders,

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15-Nov-2019 3:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Texas A&M, University Of Washington Partner In Historic Dog Aging Project

Texas A&M, University Of Washington Partner In Historic Dog Aging Project

Texas A&M University

Everyone who loves a dog wants the animal, whether pet or work companion, to enjoy as many years as possible. Learning the whys behind the length and strength of dogs’ lifespans has become the impetus for the largest research data-gathering program of its kind, the Dog Aging Project.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Pets, Grant Funded News,

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15-Nov-2019 10:35 AM EST
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Calling All Canines for National Dog Aging Project

UW Medicine

The National Dog Aging Program plans to track 10.000 pets across the U.S. for 10 years to learn why some dogs have long, healthy lives. All kinds of dogs will be included. Genetics, environment, behavior, habits and other factors affecting longevity will be studied.

Channels: Grant Funded News, Aging, All Journal News, Pets, Veterinary Medicine,

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14-Nov-2019 7:00 AM EST
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Scientists develop sensor to save children, pets left in vehicles

University of Waterloo

A small, inexpensive sensor could save lives by triggering an alarm when children or pets are left alone in vehicles.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Family and Parenting, Pets, Technology, Trauma, Medical Meetings,

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11-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Sled dogs lead the way in quest to slow aging

Cornell University

As the winter months approach, nearly 100 Alaskan sled dogs between the ages of 8 and 13 – former athletes past their glory days – are participating in a $4.2 million study at Cornell University in a quest for one of the holy grails of medicine: how to slow aging.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Clinical Trials, Pets, Pharmaceuticals,

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7-Nov-2019 1:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Dog Ownership Could Reduce Loneliness

Dog Ownership Could Reduce Loneliness

University of Sydney

Sydney researchers find some evidence to suggest new dog owners experience a reduction in negative mood but further larger-scale trials are needed.

Channels: Aging, In the Home, Mental Health, Pets, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News,

Released:
5-Nov-2019 10:00 AM EST
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Detection dogs and DNA on the trail of endangered lizards

University of California, Davis

Detection dogs trained to sniff out the scat of an endangered lizard in California's San Joaquin Valley, combined with genetic species identification, could represent a new noninvasive sampling technique for lizard conservation worldwide.

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30-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Shelter animals receive care at ISU College of Veterinary Medicine on their way to adoption

Iowa State University

A surgery, anesthesia and community outreach course for third-year veterinary students at Iowa State University prepares students for clinical practice while helping dogs and cats in animal shelters and rescues get adopted. The program treats all common problems presented in shelter pets, including eye, ear and skin problems and gastrointestinal parasites.

Channels: Pets, Veterinary Medicine,

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30-Oct-2019 10:50 AM EDT
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