Cat shelter findings: Less stress with box access

Out of all those cat videos that keep your eyes glued to the screen far longer than you would care to acknowledge, you may have seen some showing little and big cats trying their best to snuggle into big and too-little cardboard ...

Solution proposed to suffering caused by horse nosebands

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nosebands on horse bridles are being tightened so much in some equestrian competitions that horses are suffering stress, reduced blood flow in the area and ultimately even deformed nasal bones, according ...

A feline fungus joins the new species list

(Phys.org) —A new species of fungus that causes life-threatening infections in humans and cats has been discovered by a University of Sydney researcher.

Analysing animal anatomy using augmented reality

The University of Liverpool's School of Veterinary Science is utilising cutting edge technology to allow students to analyse animals' internal anatomy, using their smartphones.

Honey helps heal horses' wounds, researchers find

(PhysOrg.com) -- A simple application of honey to horses' leg wounds results in smaller wound sizes and faster healing time, University of Sydney researchers have found.

Using 'dominance' to explain dog behavior is old hat

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study shows how the behaviour of dogs has been misunderstood for generations: in fact using misplaced ideas about dog behaviour and training is likely to cause rather than cure unwanted behaviour. ...

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