People with COVID can infect, sicken pets: study

A cat has its hair brushed at the Caturday Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 8, 2020. Cat and dog owners who cuddle with their pets when infected with COVID-19 could end up making their pets sick with the virus, says a study. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Sakchai Lalit VANCOUVER – Cat and dog owners who cuddle … Read more

Cabarrus Calendar | Local News

The Concord Duplicate Bridge face-to-face games through Concord Parks and Recreation at Hartsell Recreation Center, 60 Hartsell School Road, at noon. Cost is $5 per player. You must have a partner and provide proof of vaccination. Kannapolis Farmers Market is open from 4-7 pm at the corner of Vance Street and Dale Earnhardt Boulevard. Vendors … Read more

Pets help keep your brain sharp, study says

“To our knowledge, our study is the first to consider the effect of duration of pet ownership on cognitive health,” first author Jennifer Applebaum, a sociology doctoral candidate and National Institute of Health predoctoral fellow at University of Florida, told CNN in an email . And it’s not just cats and dogs that can boost … Read more

Pet health: Ten foods that you must never give to your dog

Food can be a tricky thing when it comes to your dog. One has to be sure whether the food given to their pet dogs is healthy. Sometimes, people think human foods go well with their pet’s diet, but it is not true. buy now | Our best subscription plan now has a special price … Read more

Cabarrus Calendar | Local News

The Concord Duplicate Bridge face-to-face games through Concord Parks and Recreation at Hartsell Recreation Center, 60 Hartsell School Road, at noon. Cost is $5 per player. You must have a partner and provide proof of vaccination. Heavenly Hot Dogs at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mount Olivet Road, will be offered from 10 am … Read more

CBD marketing for dogs way ahead of the science, experts say

1/5 Veterinarian and educator Joseph Wakshlag has found success using CBD for a variety of health conditions in canines. Photo courtesy of Joseph Wakshlag NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) — Dog owners give their furry companions CBD-based products to treat everything from anxiety to arthritis, but just like with humans, benefits of the compound for … Read more

Brave Paws Offers Brand New Solution for Stressed-Out Dogs Suffering During Fireworks and… | News

GREENSBORO, NC, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The team at Brave Paws™ knows that dogs are an important part of the family. Like any other member of the family, our furry friends experience nervousness and anxiety, especially during fireworks or thunderstorms. Since no one likes to see their pets in distress; this can be … Read more

UC Davis creates AI model to predict leptospirosis in dogs

Veterinarians and researchers at the University of California, Davis have developed a new way to detect leptospirosis, a life-threatening bacterial disease, in dogs using artificial intelligence. Leptospirosis is caused by the Leptospira bacteria, according to American Veterinary Medical Association, and it is typically found in soil and water. Infection in dogs can result in kidney … Read more

Territorial food projects, levers for the agroecological transition of territories

Created: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 7:08 AM Written by Judith LACHNITT The decrease in the number of farmers, the expansion of farms, the impoverishment of farmers, but also climate change are all threats that weigh on the agricultural sector today. Increasing the food resilience of territories requires the diversification and relocation of sectors to produce, … Read more

‘This is just the start’: Research into Covid-19 opens doors to understanding other diseases and conditions

Companies looking to use mRNA to treat cystic fibrosis include ReCode Therapeutics, Arcturus Therapeutics, and Moderna and Vertex Pharmaceuticals, which are collaborating. The companies’ goal is to correct a fundamental defect in cystic fibrosis, a mutated protein. Rather than replace the protein itself, scientists plan to deliver mRNA that would instruct the body to make … Read more