Wednesday, March 29, 2023


Children exposed to pet cats or indoor dogs tended to have fewer food allergies

In an analysis of over 65,000 infants from Japan, children exposed to pet cats or indoor dogs during fetal development or early infancy tended...

Male dogs are 4 times more prone to develop contagious cancer on nose or mouth

Sniffing or licking other dogs’ genitalia can spread this unusual cancer to the nose and mouth.

Speech and language detection in the dog brain

Acoustic regularities, such as prosodic features or the distribution of speech sounds, are characteristics of every language. Humans learn about these characteristics well before...

Larger breeds of dogs have a greater risk of osteosarcoma, study

Dog’s body size and shape could indicate a greater bone tumor risk.

Study reveals exciting speech processing similarities between humans and dogs

Speech processing hierarchy in the dog brain.

Dogs use Earth’s magnetic field to navigate themselves

Studying magnetic field sensing in dogs.

Pet dogs can improve social-emotional development in young children

Young children from dog-owning households have better social and emotional wellbeing than children from households who do not own a dog.

Stray dogs could understand human pointing gestures

Stray dogs have the natural ability to understand human gestures, and respond to some cues better than the others.

Cats distinct attachment styles toward human caregivers

In both dogs and cats, attachment to humans may represent an adaptation of the offspring-caretaker bond.

Why having a dog pet is heart-healthy?

The study by the Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist has found that those who own a dog pet, are healthier from the cardiovascular standpoint.

Dogs’ eyes have evolved to better communicate with humans

Dogs are marvelous. Regardless of whether they're asking for your food, woofing at their leash to persuade you to go for them on a...

You may be stressing out your dog

'Man's best friend' is a common phrase about domestic dogs, referring to their millennia-long history of close relations, loyalty, and companionship with humans. It...

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