Canine companions share our lives. They even get similar cancers. These connections suggest a new frontier of mutually beneficial therapies.
Humans and dogs have lived alongside one another for millennia. Dogs have provided protection and companionship, labor and love. They have worked our farms, hunted our food, guarded our livestock, played with our kids and evolved with us. It’s a unique relationship, unrivaled by any other set of species. And while we may recognize many of the mutually beneficial aspects of this bond, a new paradigm is emerging between man and his best friend: shared medicine.
Read the full article here, by Julia Evangelou Strait. This exciting news was reprinted courtesy of Outlook, the magazine for Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.