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Pets

Understanding Diabetes in Dogs

Posted by Jane Farrell

Researchers are drawing closer to an explanation of canine diabetes, a little-understood but serious condition. Their continuing investigation could eventually lead to insights about treating humans with diabetes. Researchers from … Read More→

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Pets

Dogs Can Recognize Faces

Posted by Jane Farrell

Dogs have a specialized region in their brains for processing faces, according to a new study. The finding, published in the journal PeerJ, provides the first ever evidence of a … Read More→

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Pets

Diarrhea in Cats

Posted by Jane Farrell

Barbara Hinney and her colleagues from the Institute for Parasitology at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, screened 298 fecal samples taken from cats across Austria for single-cell intestinal parasites, … Read More→

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Pets

Flame Retardants May Make Cats Sick

Posted by Jane Farrell

It’s well known that flame retardants have potentially harmful effects on children, but now, it turns out, they may also affect cats. Investigators for the American Chemical Society (ACS) found … Read More→

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Pets

Pet-Transmitted Diseases: How to Avoid Them

Posted by Jane Farrell

Researchers are now making recommendations on how people can minimize the transmission of disease from pets. Investigators from The Ohio State University and partner institutions have compiled information for more … Read More→

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Caring for Diabetic Cats

Posted by Jane Farrell

Just like humans, more and more cats are becoming diabetic, and a panel of experts has issued some guidance on caring for these felines. Type 2 (adult-onset) diabetes is believed … Read More→