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Dogs: Our best friends in sickness and in health

Dogs really are a person’s best friend — not least because they impact both our physical and our mental health. In this Spotlight, we explain why and how.

Are the ‘sluggish’ more likely to survive?

New research asks which species are more likely to be able to survive environmental changes. Data on mollusks suggest that metabolic rates may be a factor.

Cat lovers, this is how a feline friend can boost your health

Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health?

Your dog could help you live longer

Your pooch is not just great company. A new study finds that our four-legged friends could reduce the likelihood of premature death.

Six ways your pet can boost health and well-being

Our pets not only bring us joy and companionship, they offer benefits for health and well-being, too. We take a closer look at what these are.

Six ways your pet can boost health and well-being

Our pets not only bring us joy and companionship, they offer benefits for health and well-being, too. We take a closer look at what these are.

Declawing linked to aggression and other abnormal behaviors in cats

Declaw surgery (onychectomy) is illegal in many countries but is still a surprisingly common practice in some.

Declawing linked to aggression and other abnormal behaviors in cats

Declaw surgery (onychectomy) is illegal in many countries but is still a surprisingly common practice in some.

Immune study in chickens reveals key hurdle for Campylobacter vaccine effort

New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan.

Immune study in chickens reveals key hurdle for Campylobacter vaccine effort

New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan.

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