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Shelf Life

Why your cat likes to climb on the bookcase

 
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Gut Instinct

The importance of understanding bacteria in the complex digestive tract of horses and ponies: an overview of Waltham's research.

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2017 ESVCN-WALTHAM award winner announced

Congratulations to Moran Tal from the University of Guelph

 
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HAI: The hormonal connection

New study suggests measuring hormone concentrations in dog saliva could improve physiological understanding of animal bonding

 
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Life’s a beach for WALTHAM volunteers

Over 20 Mars volunteers joined a beach clean at Old Hunstanton in Norfolk.

 
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Are companion animals providing a senior service?

New research review looks at role of pets in healthy ageing and argues the need for better evidence of positive impacts

 
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Curves in all the right places

Data experts construct canine growth standards to help tackle puppy fat

 
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Teachers’ pets: Animals in the classroom could aid learning

New study finds that introducing living creatures in school settings may boost educational outcomes

 
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Great expectations: Is the pressure to be a ‘responsible’ pet owner increasing?

Britain has long been thought of as a nation of pet lovers, but the last 40 years have seen many changes in attitudes to animals and their ownership.

 
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ESVCN d3 team slug pres

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 in 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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