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A Potential Game Changer for Pets with Diabetes

Clinical studies will evaluate whether a weekly insulin injection controls glucose levels in sick dogs—and soon in cats
When Olaf, a four-year-old Siberian husky, was diagnosed with diabetes in February, there wasn’t anything his owners, Gina and Brian Dacey, wouldn’t do to help him. “We’ve had him since he was a few weeks old, and he’s really still just a baby,” Gina Dacey said.

Temple Grandin on Looking through the Eyes of Animals

The importance of first impressions, why “draconian leash laws” are hurting dogs, and more insights from the renowned animal behaviorist
How do animals perceive the world? Differently than us, animal behaviorist Temple Grandin told a Tufts audience on January 8. But it’s important to remember that even though that’s the case, she said, they have emotions like ours.

Combating Dogfighting

New research reveals distinct wound patterns from the criminal enterprise—and may provide a new tool for law enforcement.

Best of Breed

A $10 million renovation of the Foster Hospital creates expanded new spaces for pets to receive first-rate care.

Spotting Cancer

Sharper imaging would promote earlier diagnosis of malignancies

Cardiac Repair Kits

People could benefit from stem cell studies of heart-valve disease in dogs