What Can DNA Kits Reveal About Your Dog?

What Can DNA Kits Reveal About Your Dog?

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Canine DNA tests can be a fun and interesting tool for learning more about your favorite pooch but they’re not useful for making medical diagnoses or decisions about treatment. Here’s what to know about them. Ancestry DNA kits have become a popular way for people to fill gaps in their ancestral background and possibly learn […]

How to Cope When You Hear the “C” Word

How to Cope When You Hear the “C” Word

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It’s a sad fact that roughly six million dogs and a similar number of cats are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, according to the Animal Cancer Foundation. No animal lover wants to hear the dreaded “C” word, but many of us have or will. Colorado resident Britton Slagle knows the pain […]

Fear Free Talks to Dr. Jane Goodall

Fear Free Talks to Dr. Jane Goodall

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Dr. Jane Goodall hadn’t heard about Fear Free, but the idea resonates with her. Considering animal emotions is something she once fought for. It’s hard to think of Goodall as a controversial figure, but when she first began her observational notes on chimpanzee behavior at Gombe National Park in Tanzania in the early 1960s, she […]

Are You the Cause of Your Pet’s Stress?

Are You the Cause of Your Pet’s Stress?

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It’s not only people who suffer from stress; our pets most certainly do, too. The question is, could you unknowingly be the cause of some of your pet’s anxiety? Everyday noises and events that humans take for granted, for instance, can cause pets to be fearful and anxious. And because pets, like people, react differently […]