Last update:

Hearing loss in dogs associated with dementia

A new study from North Carolina State University explores the connection between hearing loss and dementia in geriatric dogs. The work could aid in both treatment of aging dogs and in understanding the relationship between ...

Ultrasound could save racehorses from bucked shins

When racehorses enter training at about 2 years old, they can develop tiny stress fractures and new bone formations in their legs. This condition, called bucked shin, occurs in about 70% of the animals, leading to pain and ...

Rude pet owners may be causing vets to rethink their careers

COVID-19 Lockdowns provided an opportunity for many more people to bring a pet into their lives but new research has found that rudeness towards veterinary staff is linked to increased levels of anxiety and depression, alongside ...

Deadly elephant virus stalks Zurich zoo

A deadly virus has swept through Zurich's zoo, killing three Asian elephants in a month and leaving experts stumped as to how to stop its spread.

Effect of environmental contaminants on the health of pet cats

Companion animals are in close contact with human surroundings, and there is growing concern about the effects of harmful substances on the health of pet cats. This study investigated the potential health effects of organohalogen ...

Ancient Siberian dogs relied on humans for seafood diets

As early as 7,400 years ago, Siberian dogs had evolved to be far smaller than wolves, making them more dependent on humans for food including sea mammals and fish trapped below the ice, a new study showed Friday.

Study finds new links between dogs' smell and vision

Cornell University researchers have provided the first documentation that dogs' sense of smell is integrated with their vision and other unique parts of the brain, shedding new light on how dogs experience and navigate the ...

Veterinarians identify problems in cats with dysbacteriosis

RUDN veterinarians studied how the intestinal microbiota in cats changes during dysbacteriosis. The patterns obtained will help to make a more accurate diagnosis and select an adequate treatment. The results are published ...

More news

Veterinary medicine
Why do dogs eat poop and how you can get your pet to stop
Plants & Animals
Was Tricia the elephant happy? Experts discuss the ethics of keeping such big, roaming creatures in captivity
Veterinary medicine
Stronger legal protection needed for animals in Canada, says researcher
Plants & Animals
Dogs can do more than just tricks, they can even be asked to ponder their past
Plants & Animals
Cats injured in wildfires at risk of deadly blood clots
Veterinary medicine
4,000 beagles to be rescued from Virginia breeding facility after animal welfare violations alleged
Veterinary medicine
Can dogs eat cucumbers? Are they safe? Their health benefits explained
Veterinary medicine
Chicken strips dog treats recalled due to salmonella danger
Veterinary medicine
Paws for thought: The pros and cons of a pet-friendly office
Biotechnology
Producing COVID-19 antibodies in hen eggs
Plants & Animals
Higher levels of inbreeding significantly lower chances horses will race, new study finds
Veterinary medicine
What is foot and mouth disease?
Veterinary medicine
Treatments for parasites keeping landmine detection dogs in field
Plants & Animals
Wild bird monitoring to predict zoonotic disease risk
Molecular & Computational biology
New research challenges long-held beliefs about limb regeneration
Molecular & Computational biology
Study explores unusual interaction between viruses, live vaccines
Veterinary medicine
Cause of 'staggering' disease in cats in Europe unraveled
Cell & Microbiology
Avian influenza: Past, present, future
Plants & Animals
Male dogs four times more likely to develop contagious cancer on nose or mouth than females
Veterinary medicine
Coconut water aids artificial insemination of pigs

Other news

Plants & Animals
Dolphins form rare alliance near Bimini, scientists say
Plants & Animals
Recreating the song of a 150-year-old insect could help rediscover its species
Ecology
Bird behavior influenced by human activity during COVID-19 lockdowns
Molecular & Computational biology
SARS-CoV-2 genomic recombination is uncommon but disproportionately occurs in spike protein region
Astronomy
Stampede2 supercomputer simulates star seeding, heating effects of primordial black holes
Planetary Sciences
Subsurface water on Mars defy expectations: Physics connects seismic data to properties of rocks and sediments
Paleontology & Fossils
Newly identified fossil insect used 360-degree vision and sticky feet to find and snare its meals
Mathematics
Math error: A new study overturns 100-year-old understanding of color perception
Earth Sciences
Recent studies find previously unknown loss of Antarctic ice
Condensed Matter
New quantum whirlpools with tetrahedral symmetries discovered in a superfluid
Plants & Animals
Female monkeys with female friends live longer
Astronomy
NASA's Fermi telescope confirms star wreck as source of extreme cosmic particles
Molecular & Computational biology
Long-term mystery on muscle mechanisms may be solved, and may lead to better drugs
Evolution
Nearly a hundred genes have been lost during the woolly mammoth's evolution
Biochemistry
New study reveals computation-guided approach to suppressing cancer tumor growth
Space Exploration
Building on the moon and Mars? You'll need extraterrestrial cement for that
Molecular & Computational biology
Scientists identify mechanism crucial for COVID-19 virus replication
Cell & Microbiology
New research reveals the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression
Earth Sciences
Going deep: New ground motion model more accurately simulates earthquakes, explosions
Biochemistry
How bacteria defuse hypothiocyanite, an antimicrobial weapon of the innate immune system