Articles by Emily Weiss

Emily Weiss

Emily Weiss, Ph.D. CAAB is Vice President of Research and Development for the ASPCA®.


Of Mice and Dogs

When I was an undergrad, I studied an unusual species of mouse called the spiny mouse (Acomys cahirinus). They are unusual in that they are precocious – born with fur and able to move about and feed themselves (much different than the mice we are familiar with, where babies are born quite underdeveloped and fully dependent on their parents).

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