News: dogs

COVID-19 dogs could be sniffing out cases in months

labrador

University of Adelaide researchers are working with international partners to train sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19 infection.

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Riding in cars with dogs

A dog being restrained in a car.

Compulsory testing of in-car dog restraints and better education about the dangers of having pets loose in the car are needed to ensure the safety of drivers and pets.

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Risk factors that predict a dog’s fear at the vet

Vet holding a dog

A new study led by researchers from the University of Adelaide has found up to 40 per cent of owners report their pet dogs are scared while being examined by a vet.

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