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An association study on imputed whole‐genome resequencing from high‐throughput sequencing data for body traits in crossbred pigs

14 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Abstract Body traits are important economic factors in the pig industry. Genome-wide association studies have been widely applied using high-density genotype data to detect QTL...
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I saw the picture of this bun and wondered if

15 days ago   |   Happy Tails

I saw the picture of this bun and wondered if the picture was labeled incorrectly. She sure did look like a guinea pig with long ears! I had to go see her. It was Father's Day...
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I had been wanting a pet for years and was

15 days ago   |   Happy Tails

I had been wanting a pet for years and was finally in a stable enough position to get one and my landlord didn't allow cats or dogs, but they did allow rabbits/guinea...
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Worth the Whistle

Worth the Whistle

15 days ago   |   Tufts University

The ZCAM team pulled out all the stops to care for service intern Lucyanne Megan's guinea pig
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Polymorphism of coupled indels in porcine TNNC2 alters its transcript splicing and is associated with meat quality traits

21 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Abstract The TNNC2 gene encodes the fast-skeletal C subunit of the troponin complex that plays a vital role in the regulation of striated muscle contraction and could be a...
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Adopt an older pet: New Year brings fresh start for senior cat

23 days ago   |   The Scoop

The New Year is a time for renewal - a time of resolutions and fresh starts no matter what your age. The same is true for older pets looking for a new home. They hope to find...
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Mama Dog Was Sad When 7 Pups Pass In Fire. Then They Showed Mama A Litter Of Orphans

Mama Dog Was Sad When 7 Pups Pass In Fire. Then They Showed Mama A Litter Of Orphans

29 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs   |   3 articles

As a child, Jessica Woodruff loved animals. Now, she has to deal with the most tragic moment of her life when her barn was on fire. On February 9th 2017 Jessica's barn caught...
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Near Capacity, L.A. Animal Services Desperately Seeks Fosters/Adopters

Near Capacity, L.A. Animal Services Desperately Seeks Fosters/Adopters

2 monthes ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Los Angeles County is known for having an animal intake problem. In a city that is also host to many pricey pure-bred dogs in celebrity homes, it's a frustrating recurring...
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Characterisation and comparison of immune response mechanisms in an indigenous and a commercial pig breed after classical swine fever vaccination

2 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary The live attenuated classical swine fever vaccine has been successfully used to prevent and control CSF outbreaks for 6 decades. However, the immune response mechanisms...
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The Last Little Piggy to Find a Home

The Last Little Piggy to Find a Home

3 monthes ago   |   The Scoop

Miss Starla had a rough start in life as one of more than 220 animals hoarded in a West Seattle home. Rescued by the Seattle Animal Shelter along with her furry and feathered...
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Dog Missed His Mom So He Calls Her On The Phone And Gives Her An ‘Earful'

Dog Missed His Mom So He Calls Her On The Phone And Gives Her An ‘Earful'

Being away from our pets is NO fun at all. Even when we have to go to work and it's pretty routine. Man, I know I miss my babies so much! The hardest part is when they miss us... Read more ...

Dog Hotel Declared “Six-Star” Experience For Pampered Pups

Dog Hotel Declared “Six-Star” Experience For Pampered Pups

Finding a good boarding facility for your dog is tricky. Many options look depressing when they should be like a vacation for your pup. A dog hotel in South Africa has the... Read more ...

An Invaluable New Resource at Webster Family Library

An Invaluable New Resource at Webster Family Library

Library manager John Bourgeois brings broad expertise and innovative solutions to the Cummings School community Read more ...

Apple Cider Vinegar For Dogs: Explore The Countless Health Benefits

Apple Cider Vinegar For Dogs: Explore The Countless Health Benefits

Watching your furry friend suffer due to itchy skin and inflammation is heartbreaking. Many health concerns can cause dogs to feel uncomfortable, so it's essential to give them... Read more ...

Pit Bull Was Devastated After Her Babies Passed, Then She Met An Orphaned Puppy

Pit Bull Was Devastated After Her Babies Passed, Then She Met An Orphaned Puppy

Animal Control officers picked up a stray pregnant Pit Bull and contacted a local rescue to invite her in instead. The rescue wanted this sweet mama-to-be to give birth in a... Read more ...

Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

When you think of the best birding in the south of Asia, it is Malaysia that comes to mind, although you are likely not to even think of the country as such: you are dreaming... Read more ...

Dog Gets A New Home And ‘Freaks Out', When She Saw What's In Her Backyard

Dog Gets A New Home And ‘Freaks Out', When She Saw What's In Her Backyard

When this Westie saw her new home, we all know she got excited - jumping and screeching and tail wagging. You can bet that this dog is happy to go anywhere it feels... Read more ...

Murdered Journalist's Anguished Dog Waits In Vain Outside The Home They Shared

Murdered Journalist's Anguished Dog Waits In Vain Outside The Home They Shared

On Sunday, January 23rd, 2022, Tijuana journalist Lourdes Maldonado was murdered shot fatally in her car. The journalist had previously expressed to Mexico's President on live... Read more ...

Dog In Tuxedo Steals The Show As Best Man At His Pawrents' Wedding

Dog In Tuxedo Steals The Show As Best Man At His Pawrents' Wedding

We all know that a dog is a man's best friend. If you're reading this, you most likely consider your dog a member of your family. They're probably even your favorite member... Read more ...

Dog Walker's Unexpected Arrest Raises Questions About Missing Pooch

Dog Walker's Unexpected Arrest Raises Questions About Missing Pooch

Sarah's heart sank when she received a heartbreaking text from her dog walker, saying Ella, the Bernese Mountain Dog, had escaped. But then, the dog walker was arrested two... Read more ...