Protect Your Animal Companions This New Year’s Eve

To dogs, cats, and other animals, New Year’s Eve can seem more like World War III than a joyous celebration. The numerous fireworks displays that set the sky alight can make this night terrifying and even dangerous for animals. Many  companion animals  are afraid of thunderstorms, and fireworks are similar, with their loud bangs and…

Dogs process numerical quantities in similar brain region as humans

  Unique experiment explores canine ‘numerosity’   Source: Emory Health Sciences Summary: The results of a new canine numerosity study suggests that a common neural mechanism has been deeply conserved across mammalian evolution. Dog and chalkboard addition (stock image). Credit: © jivimages / Adobe Stock   Dogs spontaneously process basic numerical quantities, using a distinct part…