After decades of breeding, domesticated dogs represent the most phenotypically diverse species of mammal on Earth. Given this, the question of whether dogs can recognize each other based on sight alone was a complete unknown.
Have you ever wondered if your cat really loves you? A recent study has shown that cats have the same ability as infants and dogs to form strong attachments to their caregivers.
With students participating in postdoctoral or Ph.D. research within our school of medicine, Johns Hopkins boasts top-notch, research-oriented veterinary residency programs in both veterinary pathology and laboratory animal training.
We’ve all experienced illnesses where parasites or small infectious agents such as bacteria and viruses are the culprits. But what happens when those pathogens start to influence the behavior of their hosts? Here I’ll discuss three different parasites that manipulate host behavior, delineate some potential mechanisms for their influence and outline some of the theory […]