Experts gather on Capitol Hill to condemn dangerous EATS Act

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. Congress has been the scene of many a power grab over the years, but few have been as brazen as the current bid to tack onto the upcoming farm bill a vague and overreaching measure known as the EATS Act (S. 2019 in the Senate, with companion […]

Afternoon brief: Strongest evidence that this animal started Covid, say experts | Latest News India

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. Patients lie on beds in the emergency department of a hospital, amid Covid-19 outbreak in Shanghai, China. (File) {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} Not bats, the strongest evidence yet that this animal started Covid The […]

Minnesota animal health experts urge caution as dog influenza case rise across the country | The Mighty 790 KFGO

MINNEAPOLIS – A highly contagious strain of dog influenza spreading across Texas and other parts of the United States is a reminder for pet owners in Minnesota to keep an eye on their four-legged friends this winter. The symptoms of dog influenza are similar to symptoms humans develop when sick with the flu, including a […]

Sri Lankan animal experts warn public against giving stray dogs anti-parasite drug for rashes

Sri Lankan animal experts have warned against giving stray dogs a type of anti-parasite medication for skin rashes, after social media users shared posts on Facebook that recommended the treatment. Improper use of the drug can lead to poor kidney function in dogs, which can be lethal, the experts said. The claim that the anti-parasite […]

Why do pets do weird things? Animal behavior experts weigh in.

Comment on this story Comment Dogs and cats often act in amusing and bewildering ways. Sometimes science can explain their behaviors. Other times, their conduct may need a vet visit. And, occasionally, there is no logic for what they are doing, or why they are doing it. The Washington Post invited readers to submit photos […]

Local animal experts explain dog behaviors following two attacks in Tennessee | Local News

Two viscous dog attacks in both ends of the state last week have animal experts on alert. One happened in Marion County, seriously injuring an 11-year-old boy, and another near Memphis killed a five-month-old boy and his two-year-old sister. With those attacks in mind, we met with a local veterinarian and a dog trainer to […]

Give legal rights to animals, trees and rivers, say experts | Environment

Granting legal rights and protections to non-human entities such as animals, trees and rivers is essential if countries are to tackle climate breakdown and biodiversity loss, experts have said. The authors of a report titled Law in the Emerging Bio Age say legal frameworks have a key part to play in governing human interactions with […]

Dog Training and Behaviour Advice From The Experts

Top tips on reward-based training and caring for dogs of all ages from the experts in dog training and behaviour.  Earlier this year, Companion Animal Psychology turned 10 years old. As part of the celebrations, I asked some amazing dog trainers whose work I admire—all experts in their own field of dog training and animal behaviour—to […]

Breaking: More experts join forces in key U.S. Supreme Court case for animals

By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Last week we wrote about the briefs submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court by the Humane Society of the United States, our allied animal welfare organizations and the state of California in a lawsuit brought by the National Pork Producers Council, aimed at overturning vital provisions addressing animal welfare, […]

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