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IHeartDogs Editor's Spring 2021 Choice Awards

IHeartDogs Editor's Spring 2021 Choice Awards

2 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Sponsored Content There are so many products and services for pets out there it can be nearly impossible to know what your dog really needs and what really works. We here at...
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Rescuer's Post Describes Adoptable Chihuahua As A “Chucky Doll In A Dog's Body”

Rescuer's Post Describes Adoptable Chihuahua As A “Chucky Doll In A Dog's Body”

3 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Like any breed, Chihuahuas can be sweet, and they can be naughty. As the old poem goes, when they are good, they are very, very good, and when they are bad, they are...
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The Healthy Hound Newsletter 62

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 62

5 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

In This Issue ● Are Dog Years Real? ● Hybrid Dog vs. Mutt ● Why Grapes Are Toxic To Dogs ● 8 Ways You Annoy Your Dog ● Is Your Vet Doing A Good Job? ● Protect Your Dog From...
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Genomic inbreeding and selection signatures in the local dairy breed Icelandic Cattle

7 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Icelandic Cattle is the only dairy cattle breed native to Iceland. It currently numbers ca. 26 000 breeding females. We used 50k genotypes of over 8000 Icelandic Cattle...
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The Townsend's Solitaire

The Townsend's Solitaire

7 days ago   |   Ornithology

The Townsend's Solitaire, not a familiar species to most, is a bird found year- round in the mountains of the western U.S. and Canada during the breeding season. Wintering at...
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Outdated Breed Laws Leave Family With A Heartbreaking Choice: Their Dog Or Their Home

Outdated Breed Laws Leave Family With A Heartbreaking Choice: Their Dog Or Their Home

8 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Last April, a distinctive black and white pooch named Lucy escaped her yard and found herself in the care of Leawood, Kansas Animal Control. This everyday incident set off a...
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Mining the 99 Lives Cat Genome Sequencing Consortium database implicates genes and variants for the Ticked locus in domestic cats

16 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Tabby patterns of fur coats are defining characteristics in wild and domestic felids. Historically, three autosomal alleles at one locus : Abyssinian , mackerel and...
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Genome‐wide association study of fleece traits in Inner Mongolia Cashmere goats

17 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Inner Mongolia Cashmere goat is a well‐known local cashmere goat breed in China. It is famous for excellent fleece quality and a significant advantage in cashmere yield...
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Kori Bustard Day

Kori Bustard Day

20 days ago   |   Phoenix Zoo

Blog Home Happy Kori Bustard Day! March 27 is Kori Bustard Day! But you may be asking yourself, “What's a Kori bustard?” So we caught up with our amazing Bird Keeper, Kyle...
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The most important book about European birds in this century

The most important book about European birds in this century

21 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

The adventure of the second European Breeding Bird Atlas, or EBBA2, was the topic of one of my first posts here at 10,000 Birds: In a warm Catalonian March, Barcelona is filled...
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Homeward Pet's Fur Ball is an unforgettable celebration for the animals! Come together with us to support the care and adoption of the homeless cats and dogs in our community... Read more ...

Tufts in Sweet 16 for STAT Madness

Tufts in Sweet 16 for STAT Madness

Sameer Sonkusale and his group's research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in the running for best innovations in biomedicine, and needs your vote Read more ...

Cummings School Commits to Diversity Efforts with Task Force, Scholarships

Cummings School Commits to Diversity Efforts with Task Force, Scholarships

Tufts University's veterinary school aims to increase diversity among students, staff, and faculty, and by extension, the veterinary profession at large Read more ...

A Tale of Two Tapirs

A Tale of Two Tapirs

When a Baird's tapir at Franklin Park Zoo gave birth to twins, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center stepped up to provide emergency neonatal care Read more ...

Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body Read more ...

Acclaimed Civil Rights Lawyer and Advocate Bryan Stevenson to Deliver Tufts...

Attorney, social justice advocate, and author to address Class of 2021 in a virtual ceremony Source Read more ...

Japanese Night Heron in Shanghai

Japanese Night Heron in Shanghai

Last Sunday, it was raining hard, but I went out to Chongming Island, a part of Shanghai, anyway. Mostly I went because some farmers there keep a lovely dog in a cage, and I... Read more ...

Animal Rescue Refuses To Return Lost Dog To Family

Animal Rescue Refuses To Return Lost Dog To Family

If you've lost a dog before, you know the sigh of relief you feel when they're found. But imagine what would happen if you knew where your lost dog was, but couldn't get them... Read more ...

Updated Donations Policy

DONATING PET ITEMS Homeward Pet accepts items for dogs and cats only in new, like-new, or gently-used condition. Below are the items that we can use in the care of animals at... Read more ...

After 13 Beautiful Years, Ron Howard Says Goodbye To His Collie

After 13 Beautiful Years, Ron Howard Says Goodbye To His Collie

Film director Ron Howard has always been incredibly close to his dogs. His Collie named Cooper was by his side for 13 years and his Great Pyrenees named Puddin is a newer... Read more ...