Texas A&M, UW Researchers Explore Canine Aging Project In Nature Article

The Dog Aging Project team outlines how the open-source data it is gathering could be useful for myriad studies. In 2018, the Dog Aging Project set out to become the largest research data-gathering program of its kind, seeking to enroll and study tens of thousands of dogs from all backgrounds to gain a better understanding […]

Tech Entrepreneurs Pledge $2.5 Million To Dog Aging Project

The Dog Aging Project, a scientific initiative to help companion dogs and people live longer, healthier lives together, has received a $2.5 million pledge from a consortium of tech entrepreneurs. The Dog Aging Project brings together a community of dogs, owners, veterinarians, researchers, and volunteers to carry out the largest canine health study in the […]

Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks: Adopting Senior Dogs

The day a family adopts a new dog is exciting for everyone, as dogs get a second chance at a happy life and owners find a new best friend. For senior dogs, especially, being adopted into a comfortable home can make a world of difference for their health and happiness.  Harmony Peraza, a veterinary technician […]

Calling All Canines: Companions Still Needed For Dog Aging Project Research, New Studies

There are almost 90 million dogs living in the United States.  So when the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) and University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine launched the Dog Aging Project (DAP) in November 2019 seeking canine participants, the research team knew owners across the country would answer the […]

Texas A&M, Washington Launch Historic Dog Aging Project

Across the country, about 10,000 dogs of all backgrounds will be studied to see how they age and  of what makes for a long, healthy dog’s life. Everyone who loves a dog wants the animal, whether pet or work companion, to enjoy as many years as possible. Learning the whys behind the length and strength […]

Senior Dogs, Part II: The Joys of Loving an Elderly Dog

Throughout their lives, dogs are experts at showing unconditional love and acceptance for their owners. Once dogs have moved into their senior years, owners can return that love by helping them stay comfortable, happy, and healthy. Harmony Peraza, a veterinary technician and the study subject manager for the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & […]

Senior Dogs, Part I: The Signs of an Aging Dog

As a dog ages, several changes may occur besides a greying muzzle. Senior dogs have more health concerns than younger dogs, but they can still make playful, loving companions. Harmony Peraza, a veterinary technician and the study subject manager for the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ Dog Aging Project, discusses the […]

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