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How Household Dogs Protect Against Asthma and Infection

How Household Dogs Protect Against Asthma and Infection

December 16, 2013 Children’s risk for developing allergies and asthma is reduced when they are exposed in early infancy to a dog Exposure of mice to dust from houses where canine pets are permitted both indoors and outdoors can reshape the community of microbes that live in the mouse gut — collectively known as the […]

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Spanish Stray Dogs

December 5 2013 Non-profit holds crowd funder to feed Spain’s abandoned dogs Spanish Stray Dogs has launched a crowd funding campaign to raise money to feed over 300 abandoned and neglected dogs at a Spanish council dog pound. The non-profit hopes to raise £11,000 through its Indiegogo campaign, the cost of feeding the dogs for […]

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Dog Study Points to Canine Brain’s Reward Center

December 4, 2013 Emory University researchers captured the first canine brain images of two alert, unrestrained dogs last year. The research, published by the Public Library of Science One (PLOS One), showed that most of the dogs had a positive response in the caudate region of the brain when given a hand signal indicating they […]

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New Deadly Virus Killing Dogs Circo-Virus

November 13, 2013 Circo-Virus spreading in the U.S. A new virus is hitting dogs throughout the country, and if not treated, it can kill an infected animal in just days. There’s no vaccine, it’s highly infectious, and scientists still can’t say with certainty how it’s transmitted. What is certain is this disease is deadly, especially […]

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Adopted Stray Dog Climbs Mount Everest

November 13, 2013 Adopted Stray Dog Becomes First Dog To Climb Mount Everest Rupee was rescued from a dump when he was only eight months old and barely clinging to life. Now the rescued dog has accomplished something that no other dog is known to have achieved. Rupee, along with his rescuer Joanne Lefson, climbed […]

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New Test Can Diagnose Strains of Canine Parvovirus

November 11, 2013 A new test developed at the Kansas State University  is leading to earlier detection of Canine Parvovirus Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious worldwide disease that involves both domestic and wild canines. It can be fatal in immunocompromised dogs or puppies that have not yet been vaccinated, said Richard Oberst, professor of […]

Britain’s first dog behaviour centre opens

Britain’s First Dog Cognition Centre Opens

November 11, 2013 The centre is headed by dog cognition expert Dr Juliane Kaminski Britain’s first centre dedicated exclusively to studying dogs’ ability to understand humans and the world around them has opened at the University of Portsmouth and dog owners are being encouraged to bring their pets along.   The Dog Cognition Centre has […]

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Dog Wagging From Left To Right And What It Means

November 1, 2013 You might think a wagging tail is a wagging tail, but for dogs there is more to it than that. Dogs recognize and respond differently when their fellow canines wag to the right than they do when they wag to the left. The findings reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology […]

600 Dog Deaths After Consuming Treats From China

600 Dog Deaths After Consuming Jerky Treats From China

October 27, 2013 Reports of illnesses in 3,600 dogs and 10 cats in the United States The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the deaths of almost 600 dogs that ate jerky treats made in China. The F.D.A. said it had received reports of illnesses in 3,600 dogs and 10 cats in the United States […]

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Wayne Klinkel says dog ate his money and U.S. Treasury paid up

October 4, 2013 Klinkel kept the bag of doggy mess frozen in the cold outside A Montana man who pieced together the remnants of five $100 bills eaten by his one-eyed dog last year is sporting a $500 check he says he received this week from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to replace the […]