Veterinary college programs to address cross-species health risks

Two veterinary colleges recently established new programs for protecting human and animal health. The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine launched its Institute for Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases, which…

Dog news: Pets found to slash several health risks — including blood pressure | Science | News

Dogs can recognize their owner by their voice alone study shows In a study comparing 183 pet owners with 190 non-pet owners, psychologists with consultancy firm Innovationbubble found that those…

Decline of vultures and rise of dogs carries disease risks — ScienceDaily

In the yards behind the slaughterhouses — also called abattoirs — of Ethiopia, an ecological shift is unfolding that has echoes of similar crises all over the world. Species with…

Port Macquarie Koala Hospital warns of the risks for koalas following dog attacks | Port Macquarie News

News, latest news, Port Macquarie Koala Hospital is encouraging residents to become more aware of how to protect koalas from dog attacks as the breeding season approaches. In the past…

My Cat Scratched Me Should I Be Worried? Risks, Treatment, Prevention

It is not uncommon for you to get the occasional scratch while playing with your cat. However, it is important to take care of your wound and carefully monitor it…

China’s Yulin Dog Festival Still Underway Despite Efforts by Animal Activists, Health-related Risks

File photo of animal rights activists holding banners against the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon – S1AETJANZJAA Photo evidence shows that the traders involved in the event…