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Biomarkers, Genetics, Mars Petcare

VMX2020: How technology can drive preventive pet care

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Mars Petcare

Celebrating our breadth of pet research through unveiling our new name: WALTHAM Petcare Science Institute

Pets agaisnt lonliness
Human Animal Interaction

Pets against loneliness

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Human Animal Interaction

How important is children's relationship with their pets?

ornamental fish
Welfare and Behaviour

Differently sourced colourants may affect ornamental fish activity

dog therapy in a hospital setting
Human Animal Interaction

New funding to advance research into health impact of therapy dogs

elderly Asian lady holding a pup in her lap sitting on a bench in a park
Human Animal Interaction

Pets can support healthy ageing: a guide to successful pet ownership

Elderly man petting dog in wheelchair
Human Animal Interaction

Researchers call for more studies looking at role of pets in healthy aging

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Human Animal Interaction

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

Man petting Husky
Human Animal Interaction

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

border collie and owner
Human Animal Interaction

How neurobiology and genetics can help researchers understand human-animal interaction

child reading to dog
Human Animal Interaction

How pets could aid learning in the classroom

fish in tank
Welfare and Behaviour

Improving fish welfare

family walking a dog in the forest
Human Animal Interaction

Pets estimated to save UK National Health Service up to £2.45 billion a year

senior lady holding jack russell in her lap
Human Animal Interaction

Creative solutions could help seniors benefit from pet ownership

ornamental blue and yellow fish
Nutrition

Invertebrates could provide a sustainable protein source for fish food

boy with dog
Human Animal Interaction

Pets prove to be a child's best friend

senior african american man petting a labrador
Human Animal Interaction

Waltham-funded study to examine the impact of pet ownership on healthy human aging

Senior lady being visited by therapy dog in hospital
Human Animal Interaction

Animal therapy: can the human-animal bond treat mind and body?