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Protein Blocker Might Keep Dogs with Spinal Cord Injuries Walking

In just a few years, dogs with spinal cord injuries may have better mobility than most do today, thanks to a years-long collaboration and a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. In the early 2000s, Linda Noble-Haeusslein, Ph.D., a professor in the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Neurological Surgery and Department of… read more

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Pacemakers Keep Dogs’ Hearts Beating

No one really knows how many dogs get pacemakers each year. But the people whose dogs’ lives are saved by the devices don’t really care. Yes, in case you hadn’t heard, dogs can get pacemakers if their hearts don’t beat often enough or beat irregularly. The first such implantation was done in 1968, but the… read more