News tagged with veterinarians

Effective alternatives to declawing housecats

As many pet owners know, cats like to scratch – and this natural behavior can result in shredded furniture and other troubles. For many years, cats were routinely declawed to prevent such problems, but the tide is turning ...

dateFeb 27, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Researchers make racehorses fertile

Ten percent of mares have difficulties conceiving. But now two researchers from University of Copenhagen have discovered what the trouble is and have developed a product to help such horses become pregnant. ...

dateFeb 14, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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40 pythons found in Canadian hotel

Little more than a week after a giant python crushed two young Canadian boys to death, police have recovered 40 of the snakes from a hotel room.

dateAug 17, 2013 in Ecology
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Dogs' family status depends on family's locale

Man's best friend might just be treated like any other animal depending on where the owners live. A study by David Blouin, assistant professor of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Indiana University South Bend, ...

dateAug 15, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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