Current Pet News

February 7, 2019 - Issue 2248


The Chemical Bond Between Dogs and Their Humans

dog and human bond

February 7, 2019

It's not your imagination. Daily interactions with your dog do have a measurable effect on your biochemistry. Studies show it's not just human-to-human contact that triggers the release of the 'love chemical.'

Furry Siblings Help Family Raise Two Babies

Furry Siblings Help Family Raise Two Babies

February 7, 2019

When a family rescued a pair of 2-day-old ducklings, they knew it would be rewarding.

Dogs Detect Disease With Uncanny Accuracy

dogs smell disease

February 7, 2019

Dogs' sense of smell is so powerful that it can even pick up the scent of diseases, both in clinical trials and on their owners. One Wisconsin woman credits her diagnosis to her dog, who sniffed out the problem before her doctors, and alerted her with very unusual behavior.