DiggityDog Digest #2

Diet, Health & Research

The Potential Benefits of Curcumin [Turmeric] for Pets Curcumin products are being used for dogs and cats for management of problems like osteoarthritis, back pain, inflammatory bowel disease, immune disorders, liver and kidney problems and cancer.

Canine Mammary Tumors: Predicting Malignancy Using Ultrasonography Results indicate that acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography can be an effective predictor of malignancy in canine mammary tumors.

Some Marijuana-Derived Treatments Aim to Soothe Skittish Pets CBD has drawn a lot of attention in recent years from neurologists and other researchers intrigued by hints that the chemical might prove helpful.

Companionship & Human Health Benefits

Dog Walking Key To Ensuring Activity In Later Life  A new study has shown that regularly walking a dog boosts levels of physical activity in older people, especially during the winter.

Dogs Sniff Out Gluten for People with Celiac Disease They’re cute, they’re friendly, and they’re immensely useful for helping celiac patients avoid gluten.

Scientists Shocked By Massive Discovery About Dogs An astonishing new report on therapy dogs suggests an uncomfortable truth about the true role these animals play in our lives.

Tails of Interest

Service Dogs Get Paws-On Training The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade hosted a walk-through for a special group of dogs in training to become service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress and the visually impaired.

Search and Rescue Dogs Do Their Jobs Despite Travel Stress Researchers have found that getting dogs to disaster sites can add to the animals’ stress.

A Love Letter to My Dog By H. Lovelyn Bettison

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