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Don't Ignore This Warning Sign That Something Is Wrong With Your Pet

February 24, 2017 | 28,806 Views

It hasn't taken off in the veterinary community like in human medicine, but that doesn't mean it's not just as useful a measure as temperature, pulse...

Golden Retriever Says ‘Hello’

February 24, 2017 | 4,400 Views

Chowda, a smart Golden Retriever, is so eager to please... and get more snacks!

Dogs Help Researchers Unlock Genetic Links to Human Disease

February 23, 2017 | 3,140 Views

Dogs have limited genetic diversity, which makes them ideal candidates for revealing gene variants linked to disease. Researchers are calling on pet...

Gus Knows Exactly What He Wants

February 23, 2017 | 5,285 Views

The human asks, 'What do you want?' and Gus answers definitively in only nine seconds!

Families Are Relinquishing These Dogs in Record Numbers - But Why?

February 22, 2017 | 41,886 Views

It seems like the demand knows no bounds. They've grown hugely popular. Yet this sad mistake sets the stage for relinquishment and euthanasia. And...

Puppy Comforts Older Dog Having Bad Dreams

February 22, 2017 | 9,716 Views

A Golden Retriever pup snuggles up with an older dog who’s whimpering in his sleep.

Dogs Get This Special Care Five Times More Often Than Cats, but Why?

February 21, 2017 | 20,139 Views

Why do dogs get this preferential treatment so much more often than cats? Recently, a pet food company surveyed over 1,000 cat and dog owners and...

Old World Fruit Bats May Have Once Relied on Echolocation

February 21, 2017 | 1,807 Views

Old world fruit bats rely primarily on their big eyes to find their favorite foods. Although some use a rudimentary form of echolocation, it’s...

Polar Bear Cubs See the Sun for the First Time

February 21, 2017 | 5,815 Views

As a mother polar bear emerges from her den, her cubs get their first glimpse of the sun.

Your Dog Hates It When You Do These 10 Things

February 20, 2017 | 55,904 Views

The more you know about what triggers your pet's anxiety, how he reacts when stressed and how it can impact his health, the better you'll be able to...

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