Category Archives: Animal Research

Surprise! Dogs Like Toys They Can Break

I am sure it will come as a great surprise to all of you dog owners (NOT) that dogs prefer the toys they can break to pieces. You see, it’s evolutionary development. Dogs want toys which resemble real prey animals,

Surprise! Dogs Like Toys They Can Break

I am sure it will come as a great surprise to all of you dog owners (NOT) that dogs prefer the toys they can break to pieces. You see, it’s evolutionary development. Dogs want toys which resemble real prey animals,

Could Your Pet Be Giving You Worms?

After a long hiatus, I am back talking about an issue deserving much more attention then it currently gets. We love our pets, let them eat from our dishes and sleep on our bed, give them hugs and kisses… but

Could Your Pet Be Giving You Worms?

After a long hiatus, I am back talking about an issue deserving much more attention then it currently gets. We love our pets, let them eat from our dishes and sleep on our bed, give them hugs and kisses… but

Human Flu Can Infect Pets

New research is emerging that it’s not only our pets who can make us sick – the infection works the other way, too: “Since then, researchers have identified a total of 13 cats and one dog with pandemic H1N1 infection

Human Flu Can Infect Pets

New research is emerging that it’s not only our pets who can make us sick – the infection works the other way, too: “Since then, researchers have identified a total of 13 cats and one dog with pandemic H1N1 infection

Could Cats Hold The Key To Alzheimers Cure?

Scientists have discovered Alsheimers-like disease in big cats, which could hold the secret to finding the cure in humans: “In the study, published in the science journal Plos One, researchers examined the carcasses of 14 Tsushima Leopard cats, endangered species

Could Cats Hold The Key To Alzheimers Cure?

Scientists have discovered Alsheimers-like disease in big cats, which could hold the secret to finding the cure in humans: “In the study, published in the science journal Plos One, researchers examined the carcasses of 14 Tsushima Leopard cats, endangered species

At Last – Scientific Proof That Cats Are Smarter The Dogs! Well… No.

The Very Funny video below purports to ‘prove’ that cats are smarter then dogs. After I stopped laughing, I realised that there is more to this video then a simple joke. It is actually a brilliant repudiation of the power

At Last – Scientific Proof That Cats Are Smarter The Dogs! Well… No.

The Very Funny video below purports to ‘prove’ that cats are smarter then dogs. After I stopped laughing, I realised that there is more to this video then a simple joke. It is actually a brilliant repudiation of the power

Spots Or Stripes? It’s All In The Genes

A new scientific discovery sheds light on the subject scientists have been pondering you years – how do cats get their stripes? “A newly-discovered animal gene may explain how the common housecat comes to have a blotchy or stripey tabby fur pattern.

Spots Or Stripes? It’s All In The Genes

A new scientific discovery sheds light on the subject scientists have been pondering you years – how do cats get their stripes? “A newly-discovered animal gene may explain how the common housecat comes to have a blotchy or stripey tabby fur pattern.

Could GM Food Give You Cancer? Or Is It Drinking Pesticide?

A French scientific study breaks new ground… in public deception: “King’s College molecular biologist and GM expert Michael Antoniou said he was shocked by the ‘extreme negative health impacts’. “It shows an extraordinary number of tumours developing earlier and more

Could GM Food Give You Cancer? Or Is It Drinking Pesticide?

A French scientific study breaks new ground… in public deception: “King’s College molecular biologist and GM expert Michael Antoniou said he was shocked by the ‘extreme negative health impacts’. “It shows an extraordinary number of tumours developing earlier and more

Do Dogs Need Food Variety?

Imagine you would get porridge – for breakfast and dinner, every day. Or a soup, or roast chicken – doesn’t matter what, but the same thing every day. It would get pretty boring, wouldn’t it? So it’s not surprising that many of

Do Dogs Need Food Variety?

Imagine you would get porridge – for breakfast and dinner, every day. Or a soup, or roast chicken – doesn’t matter what, but the same thing every day. It would get pretty boring, wouldn’t it? So it’s not surprising that many of

The Healing Power Of Pets

We have always known that pets can make us feel better. Now this power of healing is being used in medicine: “Research has found many patients recover faster and more fully if their mood can be raised, and the arrival

The Healing Power Of Pets

We have always known that pets can make us feel better. Now this power of healing is being used in medicine: “Research has found many patients recover faster and more fully if their mood can be raised, and the arrival

Dogs Understand Humans Better Then Humans

We have always known this but now it’s official: dogs empathize with people more then any other animal, including people: “During one experimental condition, the people hummed in a weird way. For that one, the scientists were trying to see if unusual

Dogs Understand Humans Better Then Humans

We have always known this but now it’s official: dogs empathize with people more then any other animal, including people: “During one experimental condition, the people hummed in a weird way. For that one, the scientists were trying to see if unusual