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Have Rescue Dogs, Will Travel

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

It has become common for families in the Northeast to adopt pets trucked in from other parts of the United States. But is that good for dogs—and for communities on both sides of the adoption line?

How Dogs Think

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A scientist explores how genetics and experience shape the canine mind.

Does acupuncture help pets?

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Although acupuncture points are universal among species, the placement of needles may differ based on the anatomy of a species and the individual’s size.

Help for New Moms

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Ben Nephew is studying female animals as models for human anxiety and depression. Most research in this area has used male animals, even though these conditions are more common in women

Happy Driving with your Dog!

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Riding in the car is a very common dog phobia. Fortunately, most dog owners can help their pet overcome this fear by introducing him or her to the car in a step-by-step approach that involves… Read More

“I’ll Be Right Home”

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

You return from work and find your dog has recently chewed through the screen on your patio door. Your neighbor also reports that your dog has been howling and barking all day while you were gone. Are these scenarios familiar? If so, your dog may be suffering from separation anxiety. While issues with separation can rear their head any time of year, with summer vacations on the calendar, you might find your return to work after an extended time home to be particularly traumatic for your pet. If your dog is exhibiting signs of separation anxiety, there are things you can do to help make this situation less stressful!