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Cody has worked and volunteered with rescue animals her entire life. She worked as a veterinary assistant and technician in shelters, rescues, boarding facilities, doggy daycares and animal hospitals in New York and Chicago throughout her teens and twenties, and now resides as a pet foster mom in Upstate New York.

Dogs May Help Disabled Children Thrive, Study Finds

A new study shows that the family dog could boost physical activity in children with disabilities and could lead to overall improvements in their...

New Study: Dogs Share Food With Their Friends But Not Strangers

A recent study shows that a behavior once considered specific to humans also exists in dogs: the selfless act of sharing food.A recent study,...

Study Shows Kids With Dogs Are Less Stressed

According to the latest research, pet dogs help kids feel less stressed, and provide healthy social support when stress arises.If you're still on the...

New Map Shows Where Dogs Are Most Likely to Get Lyme...

A new research developed a forecast map for Lyme disease in dogs to show where in the U.S. the infection is most likely to...

New Method for Detecting Cat-Friendly Dogs

Researchers used cat-related sights, sounds, and smells to determine how cat-friendly dogs are, and discovered that dogs rely heavily on hearing.Future dog adopters looking for...

Study Shows Why Some Dogs Are More Independent Than Others

More to the proof of dog's intelligence, a study shows how social dynamics of dogs who know one another influences how they behave, respond,...

The Evolutionary Tree of Dogs Has Finally Been Mapped Out

Researchers are using human migration patterns to piece together information on past dog breeds which could help fight future diseases.You ever wonder how...

Researchers Discover a Better Treatment for Epilepsy in Dogs

Scientists have discovered the gene responsible for a common type of epilepsy in dogs. Now, steps toward treatment and preventative breeding are possible.Epilepsy in...

Science Uncovers the Gene Responsible for Dalmatian Disease ARDS

Scientists have discovered a gene associated with a respiratory disorder found in Dalmatians.Researchers at the University of Helsinki in Finland have uncovered the...

Finally – A New Cancer Drug That Increases Survival in Dogs

Dogs diagnosed with a type of cancer called hemangiosarcoma showed improved survival rates when treated with a new drug.This is one of the largest...

Science Gets a Step Closer to Curing a Rare Disease in...

A group of researchers in the U.S. and France have developed gene therapy which restores canine muscle function and extends the lifespan of dogs...

Researcher Found a Way to Improve Adoption of Rescue Dogs

A researcher has just discovered stress reduction methods for dogs which may finally aid in improving the homing of shelter animals.One of the major...

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