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In 2011, science threw a curveball at Nicholas Dodman and Alice Moon-Fanelli. The two researchers were looking at bull terriers in hopes of finding the gene responsible for a debilitating behavior common in the breed. Up to 85 percent of any litter will compulsively chase their tails, sometimes to the point of savaging themselves or anyone who tries to interrupt

Are you noticing that your older dog is having trouble navigating around the house? Is your dog more nervous when people come over or during thunderstorms? Are you seeing grouchiness or irritability with a housemate dog? There are various behavior changes we can see as our dogs age. Often, this is due to brain aging, but it may be worsened

In 2003, recognizing the important animal and public health need for veterinarians, Congress established the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP). The program provides selected food animal and public health veterinarians up to $75,000 in loan repayment for a three-year commitment to practice in an area of the country where they are needed the most. This financial incentive helps veterinarians—who