Urgent cat warning to get your pet checked NOW for potentially deadly mutations

Urgent cat warning to get your pet checked NOW for potentially deadly mutations

The new research that looked at domestic cats' DNA identified signs of disease more common in pedigree breeds than experts previously thought.

Endangered sharks found in cat and dog food, DNA study shows

Endangered sharks found in cat and dog food, DNA study shows

Scientists found that several brands contained endangered species but listed only vague ingredients such as “ocean fish”, meaning that consumers are often oblivious.“The majority of pet owners are likely lovers of nature, and we think most would be alarmed to discover that they could be unknowingly contributing to the overfishing of shark populations,” said the study authors, Ben Wainwright and Ian French, of Yale-NUS College, Singapore.

Study into how dogs age could unlock the secrets to help them live longer

Study into how dogs age could unlock the secrets to help them live longer

‘I find this project exciting because I think it will improve dog, and ultimately, human health’ (Picture: Getty Images)‘This is a very large, ambitious, wildly interdisciplinary project that has the potential to be a powerful resource for the broader scientific community,’ Prof Akey said.

Dame Joanna calls for change - 'Stop blasts killing whales around UK'

Dame Joanna calls for change - 'Stop blasts killing whales around UK'

The Stop Sea Blast campaign, which Dame Joanna fronts, is calling for a change in how munitions left in the water from the wars are disposed of when building offshore wind farms.

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Knowing Your Dog's DNA Can Help You Be a Better Owner

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Wisdom panel dog DNA review: Discover your pet’s genetic secrets

Wisdom panel dog DNA review: Discover your pet’s genetic secrets

This involved going to the Wisdom Panel website, entering the ID code on the side of the box and filling in Barley’s details, including age, name and breed.The verdict: Wisdom Panel dog DNA premium test.Wisdom Panel dog DNA premium test.

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Learn About Your Dog's DNA and Get Hours of Obedience Training On-Demand

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Five distinct types of dog existed by end of last ice age, study finds

Five distinct types of dog existed by end of last ice age, study finds

The team found that while DNA from modern European dogs has contributed to breeds around the world, traces of the other ice age groups remain – including in chihuahuas, a breed with roots in Mexico .

Meet the 'hero' mine-sniffing rat who's saved countless lives

Meet the 'hero' mine-sniffing rat who's saved countless lives

In the past five years, Magawa has found 39 land mines and 28 items of unexploded ordnance, clearing more than 141,000 square meters of land and making the areas safe for local communities.

Man who cloned girlfriend’s dog now wants to make a copy of his own

Man who cloned girlfriend’s dog now wants to make a copy of his own

Richard Remde and Laura Jacques are cloning a second dog (Picture: SWNS)Cloned puppies are made through a process called somatic cell nuclear transfer, using surrogates mums rescued from centres across South Korea.

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‘Protect your pets’: cats make up one-fifth of coyotes’ diet in Los Angeles

‘Protect your pets’: cats make up one-fifth of coyotes’ diet in Los Angeles

It’s a common story in southern California, and one now backed up by research: a new study by the National Parks Service has found that 20% of urban coyotes’ diets is made up of cats.

Need to track down a dog poo-petrator? There’s a DNA test for that

Need to track down a dog poo-petrator? There’s a DNA test for that

A Pennsylvania complex is requiring its residents’ canines to undergo testing so any dog poop can be traced back – and there are health benefits too If you’re in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, and want to live in the Parkland View apartment complex, then you’re going to need to undergo a DNA test.