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This Forlorn Pup Can't Bear His Toy Separation Anxiety

This Forlorn Pup Can't Bear His Toy Separation Anxiety

1 day ago   |   iHeart Dogs

If you have a dog at home, odds are you've witnessed some of the seemingly bizarre tactics they employ to get back misplaced toys. For example, my childhood dog once insisted I...
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Roan coat color in livestock

1 month ago   |   Animal Genetics

Abstract Since domestication, a wide variety of phenotypes including coat color variation has developed in livestock. This variation is mostly based on selective breeding...
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Modeling microRNA‐driven post‐transcriptional regulation using exon-intron split analysis in pigs

1 month ago   |   Animal Genetics

Abstract The contribution of microRNAs to mRNA post-transcriptional regulation has often been explored by
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Genome‐wide association study revealed ABCD4 on SSC7 and GREB1L and MIB1 on SSC6 as crucial candidate genes for rib number in Beijing Black pigs

1 month ago   |   Animal Genetics

Abstract As one of the few animals with variation in the number of rib pairs , the pig is a good model to study the mechanism of RIB regulation. Quantitative trait loci for...
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Doors and hearts open for adoptions

1 month ago   |   The Scoop

People lined up for their chance to adopt the perfect pet at the Seattle Animal Shelter's open house on June 25. More than 20 animals found new homes that day: 12 kittens, four...
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Population structure of 3907 worldwide pigs and the introgression of Chinese indigenous pigs by European pigs

1 month ago   |   Animal Genetics

Abstract With the improvement in sequencing technology and the decrease in sequencing cost, increasing amounts of genomic data for pigs have been uploaded to public databases...
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Adoption Fees Reduced by 50% for Seattle Animal Shelter's 50th Anniversary

Adoption Fees Reduced by 50% for Seattle Animal Shelter's 50th Anniversary

1 month ago   |   The Scoop

Help match 50 pets with adopters and receive 50% off adoption fees to celebrate the Seattle Animal Shelter's 50 th anniversary. The shelter, located at 2061 15th Ave W. in...
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Military Pilot Spends His Retirement Flying Rescue Dogs To Safety

Military Pilot Spends His Retirement Flying Rescue Dogs To Safety

2 monthes ago   |   iHeart Dogs

David Tan dedicated his life to keeping the citizens of the world safe. After 40 years of flying planes in the military, Tan now has a different kind of co-pilot in the...
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Identifying selection signatures and runs of homozygosity for spine curvature in Chinese indigenous pigs

2 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Abstract In China there are approximately 100 pig breeds, which show great diversity in their appearance. However, information on genome selection signatures, such as spine...
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Inseparable Dog And Pig Pals 'Timon And Pumbaa' Start New Life Together

Inseparable Dog And Pig Pals 'Timon And Pumbaa' Start New Life Together

2 monthes ago   |   Huffington Post

Their friendship ain't no passing craze.
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Lady Luck's Pendulum

Lady Luck's Pendulum

As we all know, birding is very much a lottery. Visiting the same place repeatedly delivers a different cast of characters each time. Such is nature. Late yesterday evening we... Read more ...

Shiitake Mushroom Benefits: Give Your Dog A Health Boost From Nose To Tail!

Shiitake Mushroom Benefits: Give Your Dog A Health Boost From Nose To Tail!

A dog's immune system is the key to keeping them healthy. A weak immune system can make dogs more susceptible to diseases and cut their lives short. So, focusing on your dog's... Read more ...

Flea & Tick Prevention for Dachshunds: A Safe & Effective 4 Step Plan

Flea & Tick Prevention for Dachshunds: A Safe & Effective 4 Step Plan

Nothing is more frustrating than finding a flea or tick on your beloved dachshund. In addition to driving your dachshund crazy, fleas and ticks can carry dangerous parasites... Read more ...

The Dog Poop Bags And Dispensers That Pet Parents Use

The Dog Poop Bags And Dispensers That Pet Parents Use

These bags will make disposing your dog's daily waste a bit more tolerable. Read more ...

World Orangutan Day 2022

World Orangutan Day 2022

World Orangutan Day Home Meet the orangutans who call the Phoenix Zoo home! August 17, 2022 Michael Meet Michael, he has been at the Phoenix Zoo since October of 2000. His... Read more ...

120 Dogs Rescued From South Korean Meat Trade Injured Or Killed In...

120 Dogs Rescued From South Korean Meat Trade Injured Or Killed In Catastrophic Fire

Jindo Love Rescue in South Korea uses its funds to save dogs from the meat trade and send them to loving homes. Of the 120 dogs in their care, several were preparing to fly to... Read more ...

Sad Pup Who Only Knew Neglect Thrives With Just A Little Love

Sad Pup Who Only Knew Neglect Thrives With Just A Little Love

Lauren Buckley is a long-time friend and foster with the Brown Dog Coalition in Hopkinton, MA. Her story originally appeared on LoveWhatMatters.com , and is reposted here with... Read more ...

Viral Story About Abused Pup Takes An Upsetting Turn When Truth Comes Out

Viral Story About Abused Pup Takes An Upsetting Turn When Truth Comes Out

An injured dog named Dani was brought into the Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital in Ohio because she needed emergency medical attention. The individual that brought her in... Read more ...

Meatloaf Rescues Puppy From Dumpster While On Tour

Meatloaf Rescues Puppy From Dumpster While On Tour

Meatloaf has passed, but this heartwarming story lives on and reminds us of his kindness. R.I.P., Meatloaf. Many abandoned dogs are rescued every day and when rock star singer... Read more ...

5 Incredible Things Dogs Can Sense Before They Happen

5 Incredible Things Dogs Can Sense Before They Happen

Dogs are incredibly intuitive and aware of their surroundings. They know when their person is sad and can pick up on stress when their household is in chaos. Some people... Read more ...