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DEALING WITH PET LOSS: HOW TO HELP A GRIEVING PET PARENT

Since 2012, Dana Topousis has lost four dogs - all young Dobermans - to illness. Galen died of heart disease; the others, Homer, Romeo...

CREATURE COMFORTS: OWNING A PET CAN YIELD SURPRISING HEALTH BENEFITS

Pets are fur-ever friends to millions of people, providing cuteness, company, and lots of cuddles. But there are also distinct health...

 
 
 

FEBRUARY IS RESPONSIBLE PET OWNER MONTH

When you love your pet, you'll do anything to keep them safe and healthy. February is Responsible Pet Owner Month, so check out these...

AHI SUPPORTS FDA RESTRUCTURING ANNOUNCEMENT

January 31, 2023 The Animal Health Institute supports the restructuring announced by Food and Drug Commissioner Robert M. Califf. The...

 
 
 

THE U.S. NEEDS RURAL VETERINARIANS

A report from the Farm Journal Foundation details the persistent shortfall of veterinarians in America, particularly those that treat...

BACTERIA EATING VIRUSES CAN REDUCE THE NEED FOR ANTIBIOTICS

Antimicrobial resistance is a global threat to human and animal health, and the animal health industry is aggressively researching...

 
 
 

THE ANIMAL HEALTH INDUSTRY REACHES AN ALL-TIME HIGH

Increased demand for protein food, prevalence of zoonotic and food-borne diseases, advancements in medications, and pet ownership pushed...

PETS ARE LIVING LONGER

Pet life expectancy has increased. Each pet is different, but researchers have identified the key factors that are driving the overall...

 
 
 

ANIMAL HEALTH CONNECTS PUBLIC HEALTH, FOOD SAFETY, AND SUSTAINABILITY

The animal health industry is committed to developing therapies that reduce animal suffering and improve animal well-being, but we...

PROMISING ALTERNATIVES TO ANTIBIOTICS ARE ON THE HORIZON

Antibiotics are the cornerstone of modern medicine and public health, offering protection against infectious disease. New compounds...

 
 
 

PETS MAY HELP PROTECT BRAINS OF OLDER ADULTS AS THEY AGE, STUDY FINDS

Adults over the age of 65 who owned a pet for more than five years scored better on memory tests than non-pet owners, according to...

CAN DOGS SEE IN THE DARK?

It's not your imagination: dogs can spot things in the dark more easily than humans. Dog eyes are different from human eyes in many...

 
 
 

ANIMAL HEALTH INDUSTRY REACHES ALL-TIME HIGH

A new study from NDP Analytics, The Economic and Social Contributions of the Animal Health Industry , details the growth of the animal...

NEW REPORT DETAILS GROWTH OF ANIMAL HEALTH INDUSTRY

A new study from NDP Analytics, The Economic and Social Contributions of the Animal Health Industry , details the growth of the animal...

 
 
 

WHY IS MY CAT SHAKING ITS HEAD?

Why is my cat shaking its head? It's normal for cats to shake their heads, but frequent head shaking could indicate an underlying health...

OMNIBUS BILL CONTAINS GOOD NEWS FOR PET HEALTH

The Animal Health Institute is grateful that Congress has reauthorized the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act by including it in...

 
 
 

A GUIDE TO DOG BODY LANGUAGE

Most dog owners can tell their pup is happy when they wag their tail or scared when they tremble. But your dog's movements provide...

HOLIDAY SAFETY FOR PETS

The very things we love the most about holidays can be hazardous to our pets. The food, the decorations, and the toys could land you...

 
 
 

INVESTING IN CURES FOR FOOT DISEASE IN HORSES

On National Horse Day, we celebrate the timeless connection between horses and humans. Majestic, strong, and expressive, horses have...

PROVIDING VETERINARIANS WITH ESSENTIAL TOOLS

Animals rely on us to protect them from threats of disease and safeguard their wellbeing. Around the world, veterinarians are essential...

 
 
 



SO many HUSKIES!! "BINGLEY.ICE...

SO many HUSKIES!! "BINGLEY.ICE. MISTY.LOKI.GEORGIANA.CHAKRA.CHINOOK.TOASTY.SHADOW"

"Huskies" Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! MCAS h ours/ Location Please stop breeding Huskies. Consider adopting one from a local shelter or rescue... Read more ...

What Fun it is to B.E. Poking Around!

Home What Fun it is to B.E. Poking Around! Written by Danielle, Behavioral Enrichment & Animal Welfare Coordinator Behavioral Enrichment is a vital part of our keepers' day... Read more ...

Genomic regions underlying positive selection in local, Alpine cattle breeds

Abstract We used genome-wide SNP data from 18 local cattle breeds from six countries of the Alpine region to characterize population structure and identify genomic regions... Read more ...

Oh, the Orioles!

Oh, the Orioles!

Recently, I wrote about my many and fortunate interactions with biologist friends in 2021. I mentioned taking an ornithologist friend to the nearby property of a botanist... Read more ...

"ATLAS" fun little Chow chow MIX

"ATLAS" fun little Chow chow MIX

"ATLAS" is Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! MCAS h ours/ Location Animal ID: 281564 , male Chow MIX, 5 yrs, 31 lbs The Greek god Atlas had to hold... Read more ...

The Coolest Service Dog Around

The Coolest Service Dog Around

If you ask 10-year-old Stryder about his life, he will enthusiastically tell you that one benefit of living with spina bifida is that he can have a cool service dog. Stryder's... Read more ...

13 Best Skin & Coat Supplements For Dogs

13 Best Skin & Coat Supplements For Dogs

IHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. The best skin & coat supplements for dogs can... Read more ...

Artists That Performed At The Super Bowl Halftime Show Over The Years

Artists That Performed At The Super Bowl Halftime Show Over The Years

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24 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

24 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

"I accidentally used dog shampoo this morning but I feel like such a good girl." Read more ...

20 Best Foods for Schnauzers with Allergies

20 Best Foods for Schnauzers with Allergies

Dealing with your Schnauzer's food allergies can be beyond frustrating! We asked our 800,000 members of Schnauzer community on facebook the following question: “Those of you... Read more ...