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UW Researchers Test Drug to Extend Dogs Years
Science & Tech  (tags: drug, rapamycin, tested, dogs )

Stephen
- 131 days ago - seattletimes.com
The drug rapamycin, which lengthened the lives of laboratory mice, is being tested on dogs as University of Washington scientists look for alternatives to treating the individual maladies that come with age in humans.
Girl's Brilliant Invention Helps Dogs With Separation Anxiety
Science & Tech  (tags: invention, girl, dogs, anxiety, animals, computer, design, humans, interesting, internet, research, technology )

Lone
- 295 days ago - pawmygosh.com
She noticed her rescue dog was having separation anxiety when left home alone. Instead of feeling guilty every time she had to leave her dog, she came up with an invention to help solve the problem! I have to say, the iCPooch is one amazing machine
Dogs Can Trace Origins to Central Asia
Science & Tech  (tags: science, dogs, genetic research, study, interesting )

Tracy
- 340 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Todays dogs can trace their origins to Central Asia, according to one of the most comprehensive genetic surveys yet.
Cerberus Turns Military Dogs Into Cyborgs
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, tech, technology, Gizmos, dogs )

Glenn
- 370 days ago - popsci.com
This could make dogs more useful than ever.
The Worst Excuses People Make for Abandoning Their Companion Animals | Companion Animals | Living | PETA
Science & Tech  (tags: dogs, cats, ethics, humans, sadness, society, world )

Julie
- 400 days ago - peta.org
The worst excuses people make for abandoning their companion animals.
Science Proves What Pet Owners Already Know: Dogs, Cats Have Complex Feelings
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, science, discovery, dogs, cats, feelings, video )

Barb
- 489 days ago - aol.com
HOUSTON, TX- Pet owners have known it since ... forever, but now it's becoming a scientific truth that cats and dogs have feelings.
Blind Dogs Get Their Confidence With Eye-Catching Halo
Science & Tech  (tags: blind, dogs, halo, safety, confidence, design, concept, animals )

Angie
- 613 days ago - msn.com
Worried that her dogs are going blind, Bordeaux created Muffin's Halo Guide for Blind Dogs, a device that encircles a dog's head and prevents them from running into walls and furniture.
The Smart Collar Is Almost Here!
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, safety, news, NewTechnology, internet, tech, technology, pets, dogs, cat tracker, Cell phone, collar )

Ann
- 623 days ago - petclue.com
Check out the "Smart Collar" or should we say "Smartphone" for Pets!
Study of Ancient Dogs in the Americas Yields Insights Into Human, Dog Migration
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, humans, study, science, dogs, migration, Americas )

Sinikka
- 626 days ago - news.illinois.edu
A new study suggests that dogs may have first successfully migrated to the Americas only about 10,000 years ago, thousands of years after the first human migrants crossed a land bridge from Siberia to North America.
Dogs Prefer Petting Over Praise
Science & Tech  (tags: dogs, petting, verbal praise, Canine Science )

Barb
- 706 days ago - blog.theanimalrescuesite.com
According to a new study by the Canine Science Collaboratory at Arizona State University and published in the journal Behavioural Processes, dogs would rather be petted than receive vocal praise.
New Study Confirms That Dogs Really Are Like Your Children
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, animals, dogs, children, science, research, study, interesting, news, scientists )

Carrie
- 719 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
On an intellectual level I understand that having a dog is not the same as having a human child. Still, what I feel for him has got to be something like maternal attachment. And a new brain-imaging study backs me up on this.
Research Shows Dogs Are Much Smarter Than We Think
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, dogs, humans, pets, interesting, society, world )

Caree
- 719 days ago - preview.msn.com
Ongoing experiments are showing that -- in terms of memory, social interactions, and emotional intelligence -- dogs are much smarter than we give them credit for. Dogs can learn hundreds of words and a border collie named Chaser has learned over 1000 differ
The Mythology of Dog Years
Science & Tech  (tags: pets, dogs, life span, dog years, myth, animals, research, study, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 722 days ago - priceonomics.com
In 2008, when the world's oldest reported dog -- a 29-year-old labrador named Bella -- passed away, Daily Mail wasted no time in sensationalizing the news: "The World's Oldest Dog Dies at the Age of 203 (in Canine Years)."
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Urge the FDA to End Painful Tests on Animals
Science & Tech  (tags: Thousands of mice, rats, rabbits, dogs, monkeys are killed, can cause severe abdominal pain, paralysis, convulsions, seizures, bleeding from the nose, mouth and genitals, research, science, scientists, medicine, safety, technology, treatment, s )

Kelly
- 799 days ago - peta.org
Shockingly, the FDA acknowledges that 92 out of every 100 drugs that successfully pass these crude animal tests fail or cause harm during human clinical trials. In spite of this intolerable failure rate, the FDA continues
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Support the Beagle Freedom Bill
Science & Tech  (tags: tax-payer funded laboratories, the dogs and cats for public adoption, through rescue organizations, test cosmetics, pharmaceutical drugs, household products, often very painful, activists, violence, americans, murder, health, internet, sadness, dogs, de )

Kelly
- 831 days ago - beaglefreedomproject.org
Beagle Freedom Project's important legislative push to enact laws that would ensure research facilities can give dogs used in laboratory testing a chance at a life after research.
 

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