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PetMD Editorial
Jan 22,2019

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When most people think about felines, they think of antisocial, independent cats that call all the shots when it comes to affection. It is pretty common to hear how a cat chose the one dog person or non-cat person in the room to seek affection from. Or to…

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PetMD Editorial
Jan 18,2019

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Leading veterinarians from the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) warn that obesity is one of the biggest health threats facing horses within the United Kingdom.

The Telegraph reports, “David Rendle, a member of BEVA's ethics and welfare…

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PetMD Editorial
Jan 14,2019

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The number of older dogs diagnosed with canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD) is increasing within the canine population, ABC 13 News reports. According to the outlet, the increase in CCD diagnoses can be partially attributed to improvements in veterinary…

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PetMD Editorial
Jan 14,2019

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There are have three confirmed cases of plague infection in house cats in Wyoming over the span of six months, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

The third plague-infected cat was identified in the city of Kaycee in Johnson…

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PetMD Editorial
Jan 14,2019

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A study conducted by Dr. Antonio Lanata and colleagues at the University of Pisa in Italy suggests that horses are capable of smelling fear in humans.

Horse & Hound explains, “An Italian investigation monitored the heart rate of horses in…

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PetMD Editorial
Jan 11,2019

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The New York Times published an article discussing how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has publicly stated that they prefer to use floppy-eared dogs to work in public-facing areas because they believe the public finds them less intimidating…

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PetMD Editorial
Dec 20,2018

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A house cat residing in Nova Scotia made a surprise 17-hour journey to Montreal this past week.

Baloo the cat thought she had found the perfect nap spot inside of a box that contained tire rims. Baloo had burrowed underneath the rims and out of sight of…

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