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May 21, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two modern dog breeds share DNA with a prehistoric Siberian wolf, suggesting that the ancestry of today’s dogs runs much deeper than previously thought.
May 18, 2015 11:39 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Pets can increase the amount of physical and emotional support that people give each other, shows research.
May 7, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dogs connect so deeply to people that their hormones synchronize with ours.
May 5, 2015 09:49 AM ET
Humans seem to care more about their pets than other humans. Why is this?
Apr 27, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The sudden rip of Velcro or the clank of a metal spoon against a pet dish are just a few of the sounds that can trigger seizures in cats.
Apr 21, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The finding has animal experts puzzling over what led to domestication of man's best friend.
Apr 20, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The virus has an incubation period of about one to three days, and the infected animal can be contagious for up to 14 days.
Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discouraging pets from licking your face is just one of many guidelines that researchers hope will help prevent infections spreading from pets to people.
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