Trained dogs can smell coronavirus in your pee

Dogs can sniff out SARS-CoV-2 in urine samples with 96% accuracy, according to a proof-of-concept study. No more swabs being jammed up your nose? Not quite, as the “dog test” is a long way off from practical applications. That’s because the dogs could only distinguish between positive and negative results…

Overweight Danes are more likely to have overweight dogs

A new study from the University of Copenhagen reports that the prevalence of overweight dogs is markedly larger among overweight owners than among normal weight owners. Part of the explanation lies in whether treats are used as training tools or “hygge-snacks.” It is the first major study on canine obesity…