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Will Team Slug slide into reality?

Roundup of Day 3 at the first European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) Workshop.

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Pets can be good for you – but the evidence shows it’s not quite that simple

What’s the difference between pet owners and non-pet owners? The answer is less obvious than you might think

 
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Research confirms that diet can help manage gastric ulcer syndrome

New results presented at 12th International Equine Colic Research Symposium.

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Do hot dogs need less food?

Investigation of pet dog diets in Bengaluru, India suggests canine energy requirements in the sub- tropics may be lower than previous studies 

 
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Older dogs teach scientists new tricks when it comes to calcium

New study will enable more precise recommendations for a safe calcium upper limit in adult dog food.

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Standing still delivers perfect pictures

A combination of smart dog training and hi-tech imaging is giving new insights into canine digestion

 
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Too cool for school - can pets make good study buddies?

New review paper analyses the evidence for the benefits of having pets as classmates

 
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Why did you do that?

Round-up of Day 2 at the first European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) Workshop.

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The power of positive thinking…. and coffee

Round-up of Day 1 at the first European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) Workshop.

 
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Coping with childhood stress: could a dog be the answer?

New study suggests having a pet dog may help children deal with stress.

 
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Pet ownership adds to the "glue" that holds societies together

New international study finds that pet owners experience stronger neighbourhood ties.

 
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Violence against pets and domestic abuse: how are they linked?

Animal abuse is often associated with more widespread violence in the home and may have far reaching consequences for the children that witness it.

 
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Perfect portions for pocket-sized pups

Standardised energy requirements for puppies may require revision for small breeds.

 
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Forget the armchair, Fido needs a walk

Pet dogs could help older owners be more active, according to a new study.

 
 
 
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2017 AAVN Student Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to Celeste Alexander, from The University of Illinois who won this year’s award.


 
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Workplaces that don’t allow dogs could be barking up the wrong tree

New study suggests appropriate ‘bring your dog to work’ policies could capitalise on the positives whilst overcoming the negatives.

 
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Probiotics wanted: Dead or alive?

New study finds bacterial supplements for horses may be effective even if lifeless. To maximise the performance of sports horses, it is important that their energy demands are met.

 
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Creature comforts; pet dogs provide stress relief for children

New study shows pet dogs provide emotional support for children.

 
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2017 CBNA Student Award Winner announced

Congratulations to Camila Goloni, from Unesp-Jaboticabal in Brazil, who won this year’s WALTHAM Student award at the CBNA (Brazilian College Animal Nutrition) Conference.

 
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