Health & Science

PetMD Editorial
Apr 21,2020

Science has finally found a way for some pet parents with sensitivities to cat allergens to live with their cats.

Purina is introducing a new cat food called “Pro Plan LiveClear” that reduces cat allergens, helping cat owners be closer with the cats they love. LiveClear is the first and…

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Katy Nelson, DVM
Apr 07,2020

Dogs have been humans’ best friends for thousands of years, but during this global pandemic, they could earn an even bigger title: lifesaver. For years, dogs have been trained to sniff out drugs and people trapped in rubble, and more recently, they’ve been able to predict seizures, hypoglycemia…

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PetMD Editorial
Oct 29,2019

Dog training is an important part of being a responsible pet parent. Our dogs need to be given the tools they need to adapt and respond to any circumstance they are introduced to.

While everyone can agree that dogs need to be trained, there’s a tense debate about the best way to train…

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PetMD Editorial
Oct 21,2019

Cats are typically considered to be independent creatures that will seek attention on their own terms. Most people think that cats are pretty indifferent to their caretakers and lead a pretty solitary life, however, a recent study has found this to very much not be the case.

Researchers…

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PetMD Editorial
Oct 09,2019

Any dog parent can tell you that having a furry best friend has a whole slew of benefits, from providing endless cuddles to having a loyal PIC (partner in crime). Dogs have long been considered excellent companions for humans, but recent studies suggest that dogs are helping us even more than…

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PetMD Editorial
Feb 04,2019

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When it comes to animals, many people assume that their vision is more limited than our own. This is especially true when it comes to the color scales of animal vision.

However, recently a group of scientists in Sweden decided to answer the…

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PetMD Editorial
Jan 30,2019

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After a recent discovery of a new fossilized creature, Chinese scientists are saying they have discovered the oldest recorded animal. The fossils suggest that these creatures lived about 600 million years ago and resembled the modern-day comb jellies.

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