‘Pawprint’ of Dogs Is Greater Than Previously Thought

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Humans and their canine companions share many close bonds. Wolves (Canis lupus) were the first animal domesticated by people, some time between 15,000 and 50,000 years ago. There are now an estimated 1 billion domestic dogs across their near-global distribution. Domestic dogs include feral and free-ranging animals (such as…

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Adoption center hopes to reopen after virus that infected puppies

CHERRY HILL TWP. — For more than a year, P&T’s Puppy Love Adoption Center in Cherry Hill has been adopting out only rescued dogs — mainly puppies brought up from the southern states. But the pet store-turned-adoption-center hasn’t been able to find new homes for any of its 48 dogs since March 19 after the owners…

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Service Dog Helps Woman With Traumatic Brain Injury

A young woman who suffers from brain bleeding and often faints gets by with a little help from her service dog. About five years ago, Janaye experienced a traumatic brain injury that has continued to affect her everyday life. Thanks to her furry four-legged friend, Colt, her days are a little easier, and more importantly, safer.…

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4 Medical Conditions Dogs Can Detect In You

Most dogs owners will tell you their pets have an uncanny ability to sense when something is amiss. Dogs are believed to possess a “sixth sense” in detecting danger or an imminent event. Now, researchers at the Curie Institute in Paris, France, have found dogs, specifically German Shepherds, have the ability to sniff out breast cancer…

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Dog owners flooding vet phones as disease fear spreads in North Jersey

Pet owners are flooding veterinarians’ phone lines to inquire about their dogs’ vaccination records after more pets than usual were treated in North Jersey for a potentially fatal infection. Oradell Animal Hospital, which treated at least three dogs with the disease, has received about 100 calls per day from owners wanting to know if their beloved…

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Pup Rescued From Meat Festival Now Frolicks on a Beautiful Vineyard in California

As the notorious Yulin Dog Meat Festival approaches, there will be more and more focus on the dogs of China. Here in the USA and Canada, people unequivocally love our dogs and cats, whereas in China some people eat dogs all year around. Contrary to popular belief, Yulin is a festival that was started in 2009,…

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