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cocker spaniel dog lying on the grass
Welfare and Behaviour

Long-term daily dose of cannabidiol is well tolerated by healthy dogs

A woman and a dog on the grass doing a playful pose
Welfare and Behaviour

How data can help us measure dogs’ health and wellbeing

Sad dog having separation anxiety and looking out the window
Welfare and Behaviour

7 ways to prevent and manage your pet’s separation anxiety

golden retriever puppies on a field of grass and flowers
Nutrition

Dog food and nutrition for all ages

Golden retriever dog walking on leash
Welfare and Behaviour

Pets and the monkeypox virus: what pet owners need to know

happy puppy playing in the grass
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

6 things you need to know about puppy care

2021 pet care science stories
Biomarkers, Nutrition, Genetics

Our 2021 pet care science stories

British cat and labrador retriever sitting at the dining table
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

How data is helping us tackle pet obesity

A portrait of a happy golden retriever dog
Biomarkers, Microbiome, Oral Health, Human Animal Interaction, Welfare and Behaviour

5 ways we’re advancing science to help dogs live happy, healthy lives

Journal examining food-associated canine megaoesophagus
Nutrition

Journal article published examining food-associated canine megaoesophagus

machine learning personalised veterinary care
Welfare and Behaviour

How machine learning can track dog behaviour associated with illness

itchy-dog
Welfare and Behaviour, Microbiome

Itchy pets: how to spot, prevent and treat pets’ skin allergies

happy healthy puppy running down the sidewalk
Welfare and Behaviour, Microbiome, Genetics, Biomarkers

5 ways science is giving puppies a healthy start in life

veterinarian talking to labrador owner about pet obesity
Welfare and Behaviour

Talking about the weighty issue of pet obesity: 5 tips for veterinarians

cat and dog sleeping next to each other
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

3 ways to keep your pet at a healthy weight

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Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

How growth charts can help puppies stay on track for a healthy life

Beagle walking in the park
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour, Microbiome

Why monitor your dog's feces?

The power of faecal analysis
Microbiome, Nutrition

The power of fecal analysis

aussie_shepherd_treat
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

Overweight dogs may live shorter lives

Scientist reveal new theory on horse
Welfare and Behaviour

Scientists reveal new theory on horse hoof pathologies

mars-petcare
Mars Petcare, Biomarkers, Welfare and Behaviour

Over 200K dogs take part in one of the largest tech-enabled pet health studies

Puppy with food bowl
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

Data experts define dog growth charts to help tackle pet obesity

Yorkshire puppy running
Nutrition

Perfect portions for pocket-sized pups

Horse in Stable
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

Calculating horses' energy requirements

Horse hooves
Microbiome, Welfare and Behaviour

Research sheds new light on horse laminitis risk factors

Woman offering dog food
Nutrition

Dogs in subtropical countries may need a lower energy intake

miniature schnauzer
Microbiome, Oral Health, Welfare and Behaviour

Good dental care for small dogs is critical to preventing disease

Cat eating from bowl
Nutrition

Commercial dry pet food can significantly benefit the oral health of cats and dogs

Horse owner with vet in stable
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

Horse nutrition tips for veterinarians

Horse wearing grazing muzzle
Welfare and Behaviour, Nutrition

Grass length can affect muzzled grazing behaviour in ponies

vet with dog
Mars Petcare, Nutrition

WikiVet and Mars Petcare release new materials for cat and dog nutrition and health

Horse in field
Nutrition

A starch-rich horse diet impacts hormone levels used to diagnose equine disease

horses eating hay outdoors
Nutrition, Microbiome

Understanding horses' gut microbiome

Horse eating from bowl
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

The right diet can help horses manage gastric ulcer syndrome

puppies running through field
Nutrition

Researchers set safe maximum levels of vitamin A in puppies' diet

Horses eating hay
Nutrition

Are you feeding your horse enough hay?

Dog eating
Nutrition

Adult dogs can tolerate higher calcium diets better than puppies

Dog sitting on scales
Nutrition

Weight loss significantly improves overweight dogs' quality of life

black and white dog playing outdoors
Nutrition

Dogs prefer high-fat diets

obese cat at vet clinic
Welfare and Behaviour, Nutrition

The danger of pet obesity

Mars associate in pet food factory operating a machine
Nutrition

New technology allows continuous sampling of food in a can during sterilisation

Daisy Liu
Microbiome, Welfare and Behaviour

Do the microbes in a dog’s gut change with their waist line?