Tag: animal health

Therapy Animals May Delay Dementia

German and Swiss researchers have done research that suggests that the use of therapy animals in nursing homes may delay dementia. For ten weeks they worked with 65 nursing home residents with dementia with an average age of 81.8. Residents were randomly assigned to either a group where there was...

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Obesity is InHUMANe

That’s a fat cat. In a month that celebrates Adopt-a-Dog Month and National Cat Day, it is only appropriate that we have this.Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Massachusetts has opened the nation’s first weight-loss center catering exclusively animals. According to The Week, pets are even fatter...

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