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May 9, 2022

Quantifying Cognitive Decline in Dogs Could Help Humans With Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnosing canine cognitive decline in a clinically safe and relevant way could lead to working with dogs as a model for Alzheimer’s disease in humans. 

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Sep 15, 2021

Cartilage Resurfacing Implant Reduces Pain, Restores Hip Joint Function in Dogs

A textile-based implant reduced pain and restored hip joint function in dogs with moderate osteoarthritis. 

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Feb 4, 2021

Are COVID-Sniffing Dogs the New Tool in Helping Detect the Virus?

Toxicology Professor David Dorman talks about how dogs are able to detect the virus and where this may be useful. 

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Jan 25, 2021

Survey: Barriers, Not Demographics, Affect Willingness to Pursue Veterinary Care

Barriers to access, not race, gender, or socioeconomic status, affect decision to seek veterinary care for dogs. 

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Jul 7, 2020

Bartonella rochalimae and Canine Heart Infections

Ed Breitschwerdt talks about the link between a Bartonella strain and health issues - including heart valve infection - in dogs. 

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Jan 15, 2020

Bartonella Bacteria Found in Hemangiosarcoma Tumors from Dogs

Researchers find more evidence of possible connection between persistent bacterial infection and blood vessel cancer in dogs. 

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Jun 17, 2019

How Dogs Evolved ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’

Researchers have discovered the secret of "puppy dog eyes." 

Apr 25, 2018

What the Nose Knows

A team of researchers at NC State put the olfactory prowess of dogs to a new test – whether dogs can reliably detect certain forms of cancer. 

Oct 3, 2016

Study Sniffs Out Effects of Dogs, Humans on Wildlife

Exploring a protected forest like Umstead State Park in Raleigh with your dog sounds like a relaxing way to enjoy nature. But how much does your visit disturb wildlife?