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  • Border Collie Has Large Toy Vocabulary

    Border Collie Has Large Toy Vocabulary

    There’s yet another study out about a dog who knows the names of dozens of different toys. Whisky, a Border Collie in Norway, has done more than learn that each individual toy has its own name. She has also shown that she can categorize items into different types of toys—ropes, balls, frisbees and rings—without prior […] More

  • Where Should Puppies Be Raised?

    Where Should Puppies Be Raised?

    The early experiences of puppies have such profound effects on their behavior as adults, but most people don’t even meet their puppies until they are 7-8 weeks old. Those first few weeks matter so much, but it can be hard to acquire information about what puppies have experienced in those early days. A new study […] More

  • Researchers Harness the Deadly Anthrax Toxin to Treat Bladder Cancer in Dogs

    Researchers Harness the Deadly Anthrax Toxin to Treat Bladder Cancer in Dogs

    Can the feared anthrax toxin become an ally in the war against cancer? Successful treatment of pet dogs suffering bladder cancer with an anthrax-related treatment suggest so. Anthrax is a disease caused by a bacterium, known as Bacillus anthracis, which releases a toxin that causes the skin to break down and forms ulcers, and triggers […] More