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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

orange tabby cat licking paw
Nutrition

Could science hold the answer to senior cats' picky palate?

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

Cat eating
Nutrition

Importance of phosphorous levels in cats' diets

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

pampered cat renal diagnostic
Biomarkers, Mars Petcare, Welfare and Behaviour

AI-driven diagnostic can predict chronic kidney disease in cats two years early

cat dog sniffing noses
Microbiome, Nutrition

What is the microbiome and why does it matter for pets?

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

Scientist reveal new theory on horse
Welfare and Behaviour

Scientists reveal new theory on horse hoof pathologies

aussie_shepherd_treat
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

Overweight dogs may live shorter lives

mars-petcare
Mars Petcare, Biomarkers, Welfare and Behaviour

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

green eyed long haired cat
Biomarkers, Welfare and Behaviour

Genetic test shines new light into cats' health

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

cute kitten lying on radiator
Nutrition

Neutered female kittens require portion control to stay at a healthy weight

ornamental fish
Welfare and Behaviour

Differently sourced colourants may affect ornamental fish activity

Woman offering dog food
Nutrition

Dogs in subtropical countries may need a lower energy intake

Horse hooves
Microbiome, Welfare and Behaviour

Research sheds new light on horse laminitis risk factors

Cat eating from bowl
Nutrition

Can chemical clues speed up diagnostics for ill cats?

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 in Stable
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

Calculating horses' energy requirements

kittens in field
Nutrition, Microbiome

How dietary protein levels influence gut bacteria in kittens

Dog eating
Nutrition

Adult dogs can tolerate higher calcium diets better than puppies

horses eating hay outdoors
Nutrition, Microbiome

Understanding horses' gut microbiome

person feeding cat
Nutrition

How cats can achieve a consistent intake of macronutrients

Horses eating hay
Nutrition

Are you feeding your horse enough hay?

fish in tank
Welfare and Behaviour

Improving fish welfare

cat stalking in long grass
Nutrition

Cats prefer food similar to their natural prey

Cat eating from bowl
Nutrition

Cat foods need the perfect combination of great flavour and nutrition

vet with dog
Mars Petcare, Nutrition

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

Horse wearing grazing muzzle
Welfare and Behaviour, Nutrition

Grass length can affect muzzled grazing behaviour in ponies

Horse eating from bowl
Nutrition, Welfare and Behaviour

The right diet can help horses manage gastric ulcer syndrome

Horse in field
Nutrition

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

puppies running through field
Nutrition

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

Dog sitting on scales
Nutrition

Weight loss significantly improves overweight dogs' quality of life

dog standing still for an mri
Nutrition, Microbiome, Welfare and Behaviour

Smart dog training and hi-tech imaging giving new insights into dogs' digestion

black and white dog playing outdoors
Nutrition

Dogs prefer high-fat diets

ornamental blue and yellow fish
Nutrition

Invertebrates could provide a sustainable protein source for fish food

obese cat at vet clinic
Welfare and Behaviour, Nutrition

The danger of pet obesity

cat playing in the grass
Nutrition

Cats benefit from increased dietary moisture

cats grooming each other
Nutrition

Diets high in fat don't impact healthy cats' cholesterol

Mars associate in pet food factory operating a machine
Nutrition

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

cat licking nose
Nutrition

A new way to test new umami flavours that might appeal to cats

Cats on a shelf unit
Welfare and Behaviour

Shelf life: our carefully designed cat units

Daisy Liu
Microbiome, Welfare and Behaviour

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