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New insights into genetics underlying of plumage color

5 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Plumage color can be considered as a social signal in chickens and a breeding identification tool among breeders. The relationship between plumage color and trait...
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Rare Dog Breed Wins National Dog Show For Second Year In A Row

Rare Dog Breed Wins National Dog Show For Second Year In A Row

7 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

While many families like to tune their TVs to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade or the football game, the National Dog Show is another popular Turkey Day event. The 2020...
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Genomic selection for meat quality traits in Pekin duck

8 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Genomic selection uses genome-wide molecular marker data to predict an animal's genetic value in the breeding program. This study's objective was to present...
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Tripod Dog With “Giraffe Neck” Defies Odds After Car Accident

Tripod Dog With “Giraffe Neck” Defies Odds After Car Accident

13 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

The first thing people notice about Brodie is his long neck. Brodie is a rare breed called an Azawakh, which is a sighthound related to Greyhounds and Whippets. The breed is...
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What's Not To Love About A Dog Movie Starring Channing Tatum?

What's Not To Love About A Dog Movie Starring Channing Tatum?

14 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

I love when a dog appears in a movie, but when the movie is fully about a dog? That's my kind of cinema. Lucky for me, there have been quite a few dog movies lately, including...
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Group Of Lovable Dachshunds Gather For The Cutest Fundraiser

Group Of Lovable Dachshunds Gather For The Cutest Fundraiser

17 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

The only thing sweeter than a heartwarming fundraiser is one that features lots of adorable canines! A group of Dachshund lovers in Alice Springs, Australia, wanted to meet up...
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Will Young Handcuffs Himself To Horrific Beagle Breeding Facility

Will Young Handcuffs Himself To Horrific Beagle Breeding Facility

17 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs   |   2 articles

WARNING: Content may be sensitive to some readers. Singer Will Young will do whatever it takes to save dogs from abuse. He has two rescue dogs of his own, so he knows how...
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A New Breed Will Be Competing In The 2021 National Dog Show This Thanksgiving

A New Breed Will Be Competing In The 2021 National Dog Show This Thanksgiving

17 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs   |   2 articles

Can you believe that it's already that special time of year? The time for food, family, and favorite dog breeds. Why, it's time for the 2021 National Dog Show, of course. We...
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Police Recover French Bulldog Puppy Stolen From Breeder At Gunpoint

Police Recover French Bulldog Puppy Stolen From Breeder At Gunpoint

20 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Whether it's their cute squishy faces, totally chilled-out temperament, or their small size, French Bulldogs are an incredibly sought-after breed. In fact, just last year, the...
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Genome‐wide re‐sequencing reveals population structure and genetic diversity of Bohai Black cattle

21 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Bohai Black cattle, one of eight representative indigenous breeds in China, is well known for its high resistance to disease, endurance under unfavorable feeding...
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Integrated analysis of whole genome and transcriptome sequencing reveals a...

Summary Embryo loss is an important factor affecting fertility in dairy production. HH2 was identified as a haplotype on chromosome 1 associated with embryonic lethality in... Read more ...

Tiny Dog Comes Face-To-Face With Mountain Lion But Shows No Fear

Tiny Dog Comes Face-To-Face With Mountain Lion But Shows No Fear

Small dogs often think they're much bigger than they are, which gives them lots of extra confidence. When something scary occurs, they want to be the ones to step up and... Read more ...

Ariel Lefkovits Finds Her Niche in Animal Advocacy

Ariel Lefkovits Finds Her Niche in Animal Advocacy

Cummings School alumna Ariel Lefkovits originally thought she wanted to be a veterinarian but instead found her passion in animal welfare. Read more ...

Madison, Wisconsin, Considers Lifesaving Ban on Cat Declawing

Madison, Wisconsin, Considers Lifesaving Ban on Cat Declawing

Madison, Wisconsin's capital and second most populated city, could join a growing number of humane, forward-thinking cities in the United States by banning the cruel practice... Read more ...

Man Returned To Adopt The Dog He Rescued, And The Pup Couldn't Be Happier

Man Returned To Adopt The Dog He Rescued, And The Pup Couldn't Be Happier

A Pit Bull Puppy Rescued From The Brink Of Death Reunites With His Rescuer, Then Receive THE BIGGEST SURPRISE! Source of Image: YouTube When a Pit Bull puppy in Nova Scotia... Read more ...

Lucky Elderly Man Is Greeted Every Day By A ‘Friend' Who Crawls Out Of The Ice

Lucky Elderly Man Is Greeted Every Day By A ‘Friend' Who Crawls Out Of The Ice

Over the years, we've all seen some unusual and unlikely friendships, but this one may take the cake! One day, a hungry otter showed up at an elderly man's doorstep seeking... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

December is a special month occupied almost entirely for most people by holiday preparation, shopping, and celebration. December makes for some great birding too, whether you... Read more ...

Engineer Promises To Create Prosthetic Leg For His 3-Legged Rescue Dog

Engineer Promises To Create Prosthetic Leg For His 3-Legged Rescue Dog

When Jordan Rosenfeld, a biomedical engineer student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute , met Cleo the rescue dog, it was love at first sight. Cleo only had three legs, but she... Read more ...

Queen Victoria and Her Chickens

Queen Victoria and Her Chickens

Shipping Label According to The Illustrated Book of Poultry Queen Victoria was captivated by watching her seven chickens in their custom enclosure.While royalty are not known... Read more ...

Heroic Rescue Beagle Saves Life Of Elderly Neighbor

Heroic Rescue Beagle Saves Life Of Elderly Neighbor

Not only are our furry best friends absolutely adorable, and make excellent companions, but they also have the uncanny ability to sense when something is wrong. Whether it's... Read more ...