Tag Archives: Dogs

Dogs, doughnuts and the day Palace pipped Liverpool to the FA Cup final | Football

Crystal Palace defender Richard Shaw snuffs out a threatening run by Peter Beardsley.

The result was never in doubt in the half-time entertainment at Villa Park on 8 April 1990. The police dog representing Liverpool sailed over the ever-increasing barriers with speed and serenity, while the Palace pooch stumbled and failed to keep up. A sympathetic, bordering on patronising, round of applause rippled …

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

English-born musher Thomas Waerner easily won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across Alaska, one of the few US sporting events not canceled by concerns over the new coronavirus. Waerner, who grew up and lives in Norway and represents the country where he was raised, crossed the finish line in …

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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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Iditarod mushes onward in Alaska as fans urged to skip finish in Nome | Sport

Tom Frode Johansen

As Iditarod mushers drove their dog teams across Alaska on Saturday, race officials scrambled to make last minute changes prompted by concerns over the new coronavirus, including asking fans not to fly to Nome for the finish. Officials late Friday night urged race fans, especially those from out of state, …

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Brain Cancer Research Could Help Dogs — and the Humans Who Love Them

News Picture: Brain Cancer Research Could Help Dogs -- and the Humans Who Love Them

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Few heartbreaks are as devastating as when a beloved family dog falls ill with cancer. But a new research paper could spur development of more and better treatments for a canine companion who has a brain tumor — because …

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Brain Cancer Research Could Help Dogs AND Kids

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Few heartbreaks are as devastating as when a beloved family dog falls ill with cancer. But a new research paper could spur development of more and better treatments for a canine companion who has a brain …

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Your Pets Unlikely to Get or Give Coronavirus

photo of headshot of pug dog

March 3, 2020 — The threat that the virus causing COVID-19 could sicken pets and spread between them and their owners is extremely low, veterinarians say. Concerns about pet illness with COVID-19, and spread between owners and their animals emerged on Feb. 28, when Hong Kong health authorities announced …

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Lucky Dogs Get Shot at Diabetes Cure

News Picture: Lucky Dogs Get Shot at Diabetes Cure

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) — In news that might one day help humans who struggle with type 1 diabetes every day, Spanish researchers report that a single session of gene therapy injections cured five beagle puppies who had the blood sugar disease. Even four …

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Dogs Can Detect Early Colorectal Cancer

Dogs Can Detect Early Colorectal Cancer

Dogs Sniff Out Early Signs of Colorectal Cancer in Breath or Stool Samples By Jennifer WarnerWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Jan. 31, 2011 — Specially trained dogs may be able to sniff out early signs of colorectal cancer in breath or stool samples, according to a …

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