Health & Science

Chinese Scientists Discover Oldest Animal Ever

Chinese Scientists Discover Oldest Animal Ever

Samantha Schwab
Jan 30, 2019

Image via iStock.com/LPETTET 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...
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Study of Cat Behavior Finds Cats Enjoy Human Companionship More Than Most People Think

Study of Cat Behavior Finds Cats Enjoy Human Companionship More Than Most People Think

Kendall Curley
Jan 22, 2019

Image via iStock.com/AzmanJaka 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...
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UK Veterinarians Warn Equestrians About Increasing Number of Overweight Horses

UK Veterinarians Warn Equestrians About Increasing Number of Overweight Horses

Kendall Curley
Jan 18, 2019

Image via iStock.com/dageldog 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...
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More Older Dogs Are Showing Signs of Dementia

More Older Dogs Are Showing Signs of Dementia

Samantha Schwab
Jan 14, 2019

Image via iStock.com/simonapilolla 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...
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Third Bubonic Plague-Infected Cat Identified in Wyoming

Third Bubonic Plague-Infected Cat Identified in Wyoming

Samantha Schwab
Jan 14, 2019

Image via iStock.com/Photography by Adri 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...
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Study Finds That Horses Can Smell Human Fear

Study Finds That Horses Can Smell Human Fear

Kendall Curley
Jan 14, 2019

Image via iStock.com/IRYNA KAZLOVA 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...
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