Christmas Brings Chocolate Poisoning Warning For DogsVets, writing in the journal Veterinary Record, say Christmas and Easter are the most dangerous times of the year for pets to fall ill from eating chocolate.
Minn. Dogs Participate In Nationwide Stem Cell Study For ArthritisJust like humans, dogs are living longer. So veterinarians are seeing more arthritis in dogs than ever before. One new way of relieving those aches and pains is drawing on research done on Minnesota dogs as part of a nationwide study.
New Study Finds Dogs Are Brainier Than CatsDogs reportedly have significantly more cortical neurons, the “little gray cells” associated with thinking, planning, and complex behavior, according to the study.
FDA: 'Bone Treats' Causing Dog Deaths And IllnessesThe FDA says they have received about 68 reports of pet illnesses, and even deaths, related to “bone treats.”
Want To Live Longer? Scientists Say You Should Get A DogA new study in Sweden says owning a dog is the best medicine for cardiovascular health, especially if you're single.
People Care More About Dogs Than Other Humans, Study FindsResearchers say that humans expressed more empathy towards dogs than other people when both were hurt or needed help.
Dogs Have Facial Expressions Just For When You're Looking, Study SaysThe scientists add that expressions like raising their eyebrows and making their eyes appear bigger are all signals that out furry friends are trying to communicate.
Celebrate National Adopt A Dog Month!The month of October brings not only Fall and Halloween, but a national holiday to celebrate your pets!
Charges: Woman Left Dogs, Puppies Hungry In Filthy, Steaming Home A southern Minnesota woman is accused of abandoning several dogs last month without food or water in her steaming, squalid home.
World's Longest Dog Tongue Is Next Door ... In South DakotaMochi is an 8-year-old St. Bernard from Sioux Falls and her tongue is 7.31 inches long.
Why Do Dogs Like Sticking Their Heads Out Of Car Windows?It never fails. You give a dog an open window in a moving car and out goes the head. Sniffing around.
Pets Do Not Benefit Kids' Health, Study FindsDogs and cats have no "significant" impact on children's mental and physical health, according to a new study by the Rand Corporation.