Taking on cancer
Cancer is a leading cause of death in dogs and cats—particularly now that more pets are living long enough to develop the disease.
Mississippi State creates host-pathogen interaction center
Mississippi State University has been awarded a $10 million grant for five years of support from the National Institutes of Health
Research: Agriculture led dog ancestors to adapt to eating starch
The ancestors of today’s dogs adapted to eat more starch as humans began growing grains, recent research indicates.
Europe adopts new animal testing regulations
Legislation passed by the European Parliament this September will prohibit member states from using great apes in nearly all research
Consortium to study cancer in dogs
Two private institutes have created the Canine Hereditary Cancer Consortium to study cancer in dogs.