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Animals more capable of empathy than previously thought, study finds

Researcher found that prairie voles would console one another after experiencing stress<p>A new study has found that prairie voles will console other voles who are feeling stressed - which researchers have described as evidence of empathy.<p>A study team at Emory University set up an experiment where …

British Veterinary Association launches #breedtobreathe campaign to highlight serious health issues breeds such as pugs and French bulldogs are prone to<p>Vets have urged dog-lovers to think twice about buying squashed-faced dogs such as pugs and French bulldogs, after many would-be owners were found …

Pets

How 200,000 antelope suddenly died

The world's scientists were baffled in 2015 when 200,000 antelope suddenly dropped dead in Kazakhstan.<p>More than 60% of the global population of saiga …

Scientists uncover secret of mass antelope mortality event in remote steppe grassland of Central Asia

The sudden death of over 200,000 saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan in May 2015, more than 80 percent of the affected population and more than 60 percent …

Ecology

Making vet visits fun and stress free

MINNEAPOLIS - Kathryn Newman of Augusta Dog Training and Poppy the Golden Retriever Puppy is here to discuss preparing your puppy for their first vet …

How Evolution Turned Lions and Cheetahs Into Such Formidable Killing Machines

When we see a large cat capturing its prey on the African savannah, we’re literally watching millions of years of evolution in action. But these …

Wildlife

The Importance of Keeping Your Pet’s Weight In Check — and How to Do It

From pleading eyes to soft whimpers and meows, our pets have a special way of making us cave into their demands. Your dog stares at you whenever you …

Pets

How do horses see?

The way that horses see if very different to how humans see, we explore some interesting facts about the limits of their eyesight and how it affects …

Here’s why so many saiga antelope mysteriously died in 2015

Spring calving season for the saiga antelope of central Kazakhstan is a delight for the researchers who keep tabs on the critically endangered …

How Personality Affects a Person's Chances of a Dog Attack

Last summer, my wife and I were visiting some old friends who were staying at a campground in the little town of Hot Springs in western North …

Exactly What You Should Do If Your Dog Starts Choking

Dogs can choke on all sorts of objects. Recognizing the signs and knowing how to perform the Heimlich maneuver could save their life.<p>Choking might …

New, Quicker Atypical Myopathy Test Allows Earlier Treatment

Time is of essence when diagnosing and treating atypical myopathy as it can prove fatal in less than two days.

Should You Feed Your Pet Raw Food?

Browse the aisles at your local pet store, and you might notice an increasing number of foods touted as having raw ingredients.<p>Raw diets have been …

Why young veterinarians have higher rates of ‘serious psychological distress’

Vets in their mid-40s and below are “overstressed and undervalued,” a new study finds<p>It’s a ruff job.<p>Veterinarians under 45 report greater rates of …