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Cats & dogs
Just like humans, cats have different personalities. Researchers have now found that this also means that they respond differently to stress in unfamiliar environments.
Cats’ personalities reflected in their coping styles
17 February 2020
Research on dogs has exploded in recent decades. Universities have opened canine cognition labs, and scientists have probed dogs' intelligence, behavior, biology and skills.
What makes dogs so special and successful? Love!
2 October 2019
A study evaluating the public's ability to identify banned dog types in the U.K. finds that they have difficulty accurately identifying breeds, particularly Pit Bull Terrier types.
Can the general public spot a ‘dangerous dog’?
27 September 2019
Many think of dogs as loyal, love-filled companions, and cats as cute beasts that tolerate us - but we might have to rethink that a little.
Cats bond strongly with their humans, perhaps even more than dogs do
23 September 2019
As Healthy Aging Month is underway this September, Florida State University researchers have found the companionship of a pet after the loss of a spouse can help reduce feelings of depression and loneliness in older adults.
The pet effect: Researchers find pets ease depression and loneliness after spousal loss
2 September 2019
The RVC has published the results of a new study which shows that the owners of short-muzzled or brachycephalic dogs are either unaware of the suffering of these breeds, or deluding themselves.
Owners of short-muzzled dogs “unaware or deluding themselves” about suffering
19 July 2019
The major factors attributing to the growth of the animal wound care market are increasing initiatives by the governments and animal welfare associations and an increase in animal adoption and animal healthcare expenditure.
Report shows how and why the animal wound care market is growing
11 July 2019