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Characterisation of sperm piRNAs and their correlation with semen quality traits in swine

9 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Piwi‐interacting RNAs are a class of non‐coding RNAs that are essential in the transcriptional silencing of transposable elements and warrant genome stability in the...
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Busch Gardens Variety Show Stars Clever Rescue Animals

Busch Gardens Variety Show Stars Clever Rescue Animals

13 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

During these times of social isolation, we've largely had to resort to experiencing virtual versions of things. Museums have released virtual tours, artists now teach classes...
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Ariana Grande Starts Animal Rescue After Adopting 10 Dogs

Ariana Grande Starts Animal Rescue After Adopting 10 Dogs

14 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

It's no secret that Ariana Grande loves dogs. She currently has 10 rescue dogs, and yes, you read that right! Her fur babies include Ophelia the Labradoodle, Fawkes the Shiba...
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Join us for Virtual Creeptacular 2020: October 25-31

Join us for Virtual Creeptacular 2020: October 25-31

1 month ago   |   The Scoop

And Happy Hauntings to my fellow beasties out there! The chill in the air, the fall of the leaves and the rise of the pumpkin patches are all signs that my favorite time of the...
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Update on the Seizure of 220 Animals from West Seattle Home

Update on the Seizure of 220 Animals from West Seattle Home

1 month ago   |   The Scoop

The following is an update as of 10/16/20 on the animal cruelty investigation currently being conducted by the Seattle Animal Shelter. Media inquiries can be sent to Melissa...
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Identification of genes related to intramuscular fat independent of backfat thickness in Duroc pigs using single‐step genome‐wide association

1 month ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Intramuscular fat is an important meat‐quality trait of pigs, which influences pork's shearing force, hydraulics, tenderness and juicy flavor. However, to achieve a...
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Genome‐wide association study identifies markers associated with carcass and meat quality traits in Italian Large White pigs

1 month ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary A GWAS was performed using the genotypes obtained by PorcineSNP60 v2 BeadChip and 11 phenotypic traits (carcass lean meat percentage; backfat thickness; Longissimus...
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Lord Chesterfield The Rescue Puppy Steals Jennifer Aniston's Heart

Lord Chesterfield The Rescue Puppy Steals Jennifer Aniston's Heart

1 month ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Jennifer Aniston can never resist an animal. As long as her current dogs approve, she's always happy to rescue another. And luckily, her pups were fully supportive of her...
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Major Pig Ear Brands Linked To A Recent Salmonella Outbreak

Major Pig Ear Brands Linked To A Recent Salmonella Outbreak

1 month ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Once again, pig ears are being pulled from the shelves. After the 2019 warnings to avoid pig ear treats , many dog parents stopped feeding them to their dogs completely. Now...
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Weighted gene co‐expression network analysis reveals potential candidate genes affecting drip loss in pork

2 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Drip loss is an essential evaluation indicator for pork quality. It is closely related to other meat quality indicators, including water‐holding capacity, water loss...
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The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game

Should you ever come to bird in central Mexico, and you are only interested in our wonderful endemics, feel free to come in the summer. It's green, and there are refreshing... Read more ...

Mandy Moore's Rescue Dog Passes Away Before Meeting Her Human Brother

Mandy Moore's Rescue Dog Passes Away Before Meeting Her Human Brother

Actress Mandy Moore is currently pregnant with her first child. But she's no stranger to being a mom. Aside from playing a devoted mother on This Is Us , she has also been a... Read more ...

AdoptedASeniorDog Contest Shows How Great Adopting An Old Dog Can Be

AdoptedASeniorDog Contest Shows How Great Adopting An Old Dog Can Be

At shelters, puppies and younger dogs tend to go pretty quickly, while older dogs get overlooked. Don't let the gray hairs in their eyebrows fool you though. These pups over 7... Read more ...

Firefighters Welcome The Cutest New Team Member

Firefighters Welcome The Cutest New Team Member

The Porterville Fire Department in California recently welcomed a new member to the team, but he's fluffier than expected. That's because he's not a firefighter at all, but... Read more ...

Amber Abroad Part 6: Ecuadorian Animal Clinic Helps Dogs In Their Indigenous...

Amber Abroad Part 6: Ecuadorian Animal Clinic Helps Dogs In Their Indigenous Communities

If you have been following the Amber Abroad Series, you may remember me for my time spent in Cambodia. I documented my 6 months spent working with an incredible animal clinic... Read more ...

This Pup Is Branded The Most Stylish Dog In The World!

This Pup Is Branded The Most Stylish Dog In The World!

A Shiba Inu named Bodhi is taking the world by storm with his incredible fashion sense. With over 400,000 followers on Instagram, this stylish pup is paving the way for canine... Read more ...

“Big Head” The Pit Bull Begs For A Home After California Fires

“Big Head” The Pit Bull Begs For A Home After California Fires

The deadly California fires weren't only horrific for the people who witnessed them, but homeless animals were affected too. Many shelter dogs had to relocate during this time... Read more ...

Dog Refuses To Get Out Of Bed, But Agrees To Share With Toddler

Dog Refuses To Get Out Of Bed, But Agrees To Share With Toddler

I personally can't imagine living in a household that bans dogs from the furniture. I love having my dog sleep in bed with me, and he loves it too. The only real trouble lies... Read more ...

Seeing Further

Seeing Further

As a veterinary technician working in nuclear medicine and CT, Josh Peters has the unique capability to help reveal health issues in animals of all sizes Read more ...

Helping Hands for the Community

Helping Hands for the Community

Faculty and staff help support student financial aid and local nonprofits strained by the pandemic through the Tufts Community Appeal Read more ...