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FDA Issues Warning on Processed Bones for Dogs: Which Treats are Safe?

During the holidays, it isn’t uncommon for pet owners to sneak their dogs a few bites to eat under the table. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now says it’s the food dogs are supposed to eat that may actually be causing problems. As it turns out, bone treats – store-bought pet treats …

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Couple Opts to Clone their Dog After the Unbearable Death of Their Pet

What would you do if you suddenly lost a beloved pet? One couple decided to come to terms with their grief with a revolutionary method — cloning. Laura Jacques and Richard Remde of the UK recently decided to clone their dog after it passed away, according to U.S. News and World Report. Their original dog, which …

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Study: The Evolution of Your Pup is Based on Climate Change

We aren’t the only ones who have evolved as a result of our changing environment. In fact, man’s best friend may have been directly impacted by climate change. A new study that looked at North American dog fossils going back almost 40 million years has found that predators might have evolved according to climate change. …

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DNA Shows that Dogs May Have Split Sooner From Wolves

The similarities between wolves and domesticated dogs is fairly obvious to us today, but exactly how long ago did our pups split from their descendants? Research published in Current Biology shows that it may have been more recently than we originally thought. The current assumption is that it occurred 15,000 years ago while humans were …

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