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  1. Hond & liefde: De unieke band tussen baasje en beest

    Contributor(s):: Roos Vonk

    Mens en hond zijn al zo lang samen dat ze elkaar veel beter aanvoelen dan anderesoorten. Hoogleraar psychologie Roos Vonk, die zelf de bank deelt met tweeviervoeters, over onze unieke ‘co-evolutie’.

  2. Fleeing from fleas on your cat, dog, or you

    Contributor(s):: Robert G. Holmberg

    Fleas are small, laterally flattened, wingless insects that suck blood from warm-blooded animals.  There are about 2,500 species.  Most are parasites of mammals; about 100 species feed on birds.  In North America, 19 species bite humans.

  3. Animal Collective

    Contributor(s):: Matt Wettengel, Tam Vo, Kait McKinney, Yue Wu

    Pets are a staple of the American family, but their place in the lives of college students is a little hazy. Whether someone is walking a puppy down the street or someone is flaunting pictures of an adorable new chinchilla, pets are the ultimate source of entertainment. Aside from their...

  4. Pet Trusts: Estate Planning for You and Your Pets

  5. Birds as Pets

    Contributor(s):: Margaret Barry

  6. Household Pets as Sentinels of Environmental Risks for Humans

    Contributor(s):: Helma Weeks

  7. Cat Behavior: Facts and Myths

  8. Contagious Pets

    Contributor(s):: Kelly Stratton

    Being aware of zoonotic diseases - those that can be passed from animal to owner - is the first step in staying healthy.

  9. Putting a Plan in Place

  10. Humans & Companion Animals

       

  11. Animals, the economy and your health

    We’re all tied up in this together. That’s the message Dr. James Serpell wants us to understand. Dr. Serpell is the Marie A. Moore Professor of Humane Ethics and Animal Welfare and director of Penn Vet’s Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society. Dr. Serpell’s...

  12. The Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society

    Contributor(s):: Susan I. Finkelstein

  13. Dalluge leaves retirement to help solve growing pet overpopulation crisis

    Contributor(s):: Amelia Benner

    In January, Dalluge became the first executive director of the Cincinnati-based United Coalition for Animals (UCAN), which encourages spay/neutering for dogs and cats in order to decrease pet overpopulation that results in 33,000 animals being euthanized, on average, in the Cincinnati area each...