SDMA is the newest test for evaluating kidney function in dogs. It has been around for a while now so I figured it's time to ask veterinariians how they feel about it. more
The comforting padding of feet across the otherwise silent house, the welcoming nudge of wet nose on arm and the soothing sense of unconditional love can make lives tainted by mental health more bearable.
Formerly love-deprived Nell, my rescue spani more
A man has been banned from keeping animals for life after 38 dogs and 18 cats were found in "disgusting" conditions at a makeshift puppy farm.
Glen Hayes, of Beatty Avenue, Gillingham, was also given a 20-week suspended prison sentence after the RSP more
Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z OverviewHypothermia occurs when body temperature falls below normal. A normal temperature for a dog or cat is 100. more
Imagine that there are a group of scientists who are trying to construct a treasure map from the clues that are available to them. However, quite differently from the typical adventure stories, for certain scientists it is not the treasure that is im more
The five freedoms of animal welfare, the one most people miss, and what it means for pet owners.
When you get a new puppy or kitten, no one tells you your new pet has five main welfare needs that need to be met. more
Research at the Earlham Institute into one of the 'genetic orchestra conductors', microRNAs, sheds light on our selectively guided evolution of domestic pets and farmyard animals such as dogs and cows.
What does a cow, a horse, a pig, a rabbit and a more
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When I worked at the vet clinic we called the day after Thanksgiving Pancreatitis Friday. more
It can be tough for veterinarians to figure out what to do with these DNA results—especially when some test providers are scrupulous and others less so. “It’s a little bit of a perfect storm of a slightly Wild West behavior,” Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi sa more
Several years ago, British entomologist Steve Lindsay landed at an American airport and was immediately struck by all the furry creatures walking around the baggage claim area.
"I was astounded to see sniffer dogs, looking for fruits and vegetables, more