Are we really on the brink of a dog flu pandemic?

If you’re a dog owner (or even if you’re not), you may have been alarmed by some recent headlines going around: Dogs have been identified as a potential cause for the spread of the flu — on a pandemic level.

What does this mean, though? Is there a new type of dog flu we should […]

Good dogs: Study tracks 3,000 Golden Retrievers to understand canine cancer

Who’s a good dog? The 3,044 Golden Retrievers whose lives have been dedicated to a major research project that could improve canine life quality, that’s who.

The dogs are part of a study, which stretches across the U.S., that scientists hope will reveal the mysteries behind why dogs get cancer. The Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, […]

Study: Mortality rates high in dogs with aflatoxicosis

The majority of dogs with aflatoxicosis (a condition resulting from the ingestion of the mycotoxin aflatoxin) won’t survive the illness, according to a recent study published in the journal Research in Veterinary Science.

About 68 percent of dogs suffering from aflatoxicosis in a recent study died from the illness, according to a paper from researchers […]