News tagged with veterinary

Bird buffet requires surveillance

The behaviour of semipalmated sandpipers (Calidris pusilla) feeding during low tide in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, surprised Guy Beauchamp, an ornithologist and research officer at the University of Mon ...

dateOct 28, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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A nation of animal lovers?

A new study has estimated that over 260,000 cats and dogs entered the care of UK rescue organisations during 2009, the first full year since the onset of the UK recession.

dateApr 03, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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The economics of newly graduated veterinarians

Animals can teach us more about the human body than we might realize. Crack open New York Times bestseller "Zoobiquity," and you'll learn about a human cardiologist's experiences at the Los Angeles Zoo that ...

dateDec 24, 2014 in Other
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Fate of bees worries Europe's parliament

Bothered by spiking mortality rates for bees, Europe's parliamentarians voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to urge the EU to provide more funding for the beekeeping sector.

dateNov 15, 2011 in Ecology
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Study helps clarify tail injuries in dogs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tail docking is a very emotive subject the world over. A new study will explain the scientific understanding of tail injuries and tail docking in dogs.

dateJun 25, 2010 in Other
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Teaching young wolves new tricks

Although wolves and dogs are closely related, they show some striking differences. Scientists from the Messerli Research Institute at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna have undertaken experiments ...

dateJan 31, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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