Pet News Roundup: October 3, 2019

Pet News Roundup: October 3, 2019

by Scritch

Take a look at the latest dog and cat news for this week, including hot topics, pet food recalls, and fun reads.


Breeding has given different dogs distinct brain shapes - Brain scans from 33 dog breeds revealed a broad variation in regions involved in scent hunting, guarding and companionship.

Dog dies protecting Florida children from a deadly snake - The Richardson family shares home video and photos of their puppy Zeus, who died protecting their children from a venomous coral snake.

Dog behaviors like aggression and fearfulness are linked to breed genetics - A study looking at 101 breeds finds strong ties between certain behaviors and genes.

In case you missed last week's news, check it out here.