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Fears for animal welfare as first Australian state bans horse and dog racing amid coronavirus crisis | Sport

Tasmania has banned horse and greyhound racing “effective immediately” in the latest wave of shutdowns intended to stop the spread of the coronavirus, while the racing industry in other states is quietly trying to make arrangements to house thousands of furloughed racehorses should the ban become national. Tasmanian premier Peter …

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English-born musher leads Iditarod, world’s most famous sled dog race | Sport

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An English-born musher from Norway running in only his second Iditarod has a commanding lead as mushers enter the final stretch of this year’s sled dog race across Alaska, one of the few US sports not canceled over fears of the new coronavirus. Thomas Waerner was the first musher to …

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Kelso keeps on racing with one man and his dog in the stands | Greg Wood | Sport

The odds-on favourite won the first race here on Monday and the loudest noise as Sam Twiston-Davies and Little Rory Mac galloped towards the line was the piping call of an oystercatcher patrolling overhead. It was an eerie scene and one that seems likely to be played out many times …

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What Makes an Aggressive Dog, and How You Can Spot One

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Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — You see a Rottweiler standing next to a poodle and a Chihuahua. Which dog is most likely to bite you? To answer that question, don’t look at the dog, British researchers say. …

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Raw Dog Food Is Risky Business for Pet and Family Alike

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TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — High levels of harmful bacteria found in many raw meat dog foods may be dangerous for more than just Fido, a new study suggests. Not only can these foods put a dog at risk, but people who live with that dog, particularly the …

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More Elderly Are Fracturing Bones While Dog Walking

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Latest Senior Health News WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures. Fractures suffered by elderly Americans while walking their dogs have more than doubled in recent years, new research shows. Still, …

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Who’s Top Dog When It Comes to ‘Social Intelligence’? Kids or Pets?

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TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Your pooch or your toddler — who’s the most “socially intelligent”? The answer could be a toss-up, a new study suggests. For the study, researchers used a series of tests to assess the ability of dogs, 2-year-old children and chimpanzees to do various …

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Westminster Dog Show’s ‘Best in Show Award’ goes to Siba, a standard poodle

Westminster Dog Show's 'Best in Show Award' goes to Siba, a standard poodle

The 2020 Westminster Dog Show Siba, a standard poodle, took home top honors at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The 2020 Westminster Dog Show A cocker spaniel relaxes backstage. The 2020 Westminster Dog Show Daniel the golden retriever, a crowd favorite, runs with his handler after winning the sporting …

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