Old Dogs, New Tricks: 10,000 Pets Needed for Science

Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines.

  • Published 14 November 2019

SEATTLE (AP) — Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too. The project will collect a pile of pooch data: vet records, DNA samples, gut microbes and information on food and walks. Five hundred dogs will test a pill that could slow the aging process. “What we learn will potentially be good for… Read at AP News