Birding Nanhui, Shanghai in September

BIRDING NANHUI, SHANGHAI IN SEPTEMBER

You may remember - though I am pretty sure you do not, because who would - that my second-to-last blog post ended on a slightly disappointed...

French Designer Jacquemus Gets An Adorable New Puppy

FRENCH DESIGNER JACQUEMUS GETS AN ADORABLE NEW PUPPY

Simon Porte Jacquemus wowed his millions of followers with more than just his designs recently. The French fashion designer just adopted...

 
 
 
Tufts University to lead $100M program to reduce risk of zoonotic viral spillover, spread

TUFTS UNIVERSITY TO LEAD $100M PROGRAM TO REDUCE RISK OF ZOONOTIC VIRAL SPILLOVER, SPREAD

The STOP Spillover program will involve large consortium of wildlife and human disease experts from Cummings School, the university,...

Where I Went Birding that Third Weekend of September 2020

WHERE I WENT BIRDING THAT THIRD WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER 2020

Faithful fans of 10,000 Bird will know that each Friday Mike invites us to comment where we plan to go birding that weekend. On Friday,...

 
 
 
15 Sweet Photos Of Pit Bulls That Contradict Their “Aggressive” Stereotype

15 SWEET PHOTOS OF PIT BULLS THAT CONTRADICT THEIR “AGGRESSIVE” STEREOTYPE

To this day, Pit Bull dogs are still widely seen as “aggressive” and scary. The stereotype can be really harmful, and even affects...

Toothless Dog Comforts Anxious Patients At Dentist's Office

TOOTHLESS DOG COMFORTS ANXIOUS PATIENTS AT DENTIST'S OFFICE

For many people, a trip to the dentist causes a lot of anxiety. Something about sharp tools and having your bones poked and extracted...

 
 
 

WEIGHTED GENE CO‐EXPRESSION NETWORK ANALYSIS REVEALS POTENTIAL CANDIDATE GENES AFFECTING DRIP LOSS IN PORK

Summary Drip loss is an essential evaluation indicator for pork quality. It is closely related to other meat quality indicators, including...

Man Takes To Reddit After Girlfriend Storms Out Of House When He Comforts His Dog With PTSD

MAN TAKES TO REDDIT AFTER GIRLFRIEND STORMS OUT OF HOUSE WHEN HE COMFORTS HIS DOG WITH PTSD

A US based Reddit user is struggling with what to do with a girlfriend that was not happy with the extra attention he was offering...

 
 
 

DELETION OF PORCINE BOLL IS ASSOCIATED WITH DEFECTIVE ACROSOMES AND SUBFERTILITY IN YORKSHIRE BOARS

Summary A recessive sperm defect of Yorkshire boars was detected more than a decade ago. Affected boars produce ejaculates that contain...

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 48

THE HEALTHY HOUND NEWSLETTER 48

In This Issue ● New Kennel Cough Strain ● Best & Worst Collars ● Support Dogs Die On Plane ● What Your Dog's “Smile” Means ● Veterinary...

 
 
 
Man Risks His Life In Burning Home To Save Stranger's Rescue Dog

MAN RISKS HIS LIFE IN BURNING HOME TO SAVE STRANGER'S RESCUE DOG

Patrick “PJ” Otis wasn't home when his house in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin burst into flames. Yet, his first thought wasn't about his belongings...

Behind the Scenes with Animal Health: Fruit Bat Surgery

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH ANIMAL HEALTH: FRUIT BAT SURGERY

The Minnesota Zoo's Animal Health team prioritizes the health and well-being of all animals under their care. And that includes some...

 
 
 
Senior Dog Found In Car Of Deceased Owner

SENIOR DOG FOUND IN CAR OF DECEASED OWNER

A recent rescue story out of Humboldt County in California had a very happy ending despite its tragic beginning. The ending could have...

Dogs Detect COVID-19 At European Airport With Near Perfect Accuracy

DOGS DETECT COVID-19 AT EUROPEAN AIRPORT WITH NEAR PERFECT ACCURACY

For a while, dogs have been said to be able to sniff out the coronavirus. Yet, these dogs weren't put on the job as quickly as hoped....

 
 
 
Swarovski NL Pure - the Sexiest Binoculars Ever

SWAROVSKI NL PURE - THE SEXIEST BINOCULARS EVER

When I saw the NL Pure in a webinar for the first time, immediately - before the webinar ended, I asked my Swarovski sales rep for...

Dogs Are Performing COVID-19 Tests At Helsinki Airport

DOGS ARE PERFORMING COVID-19 TESTS AT HELSINKI AIRPORT

The Finnish canine coronavirus detectors can sense the virus by sniffing the neck sweat of travelers.

 
 
 
Helping Veterinary Students Understand the Business Side of Practice

HELPING VETERINARY STUDENTS UNDERSTAND THE BUSINESS SIDE OF PRACTICE

Cummings School alum Glenn Kalick and veterinary students Katherine Olson and Kendall Leet-Otley host a conference for veterinary students...

Rocky the Sea Otter Update

ROCKY THE SEA OTTER UPDATE

Earlier this year, on January 9, 2020, Rocky, a sea otter at the Minnesota Zoo, had surgery to amputate his left rear flipper. The...

 
 
 
21 Fall Dog Dangers To Avoid This Autumn

21 FALL DOG DANGERS TO AVOID THIS AUTUMN

Fall brings new growth including late-blooming flowers, plants, and produce. Unfortunately, not all of autumn's gifts are safe for...

Forget Crop Circles. Are Aliens Attempting To Communicate Using Dogs?

FORGET CROP CIRCLES. ARE ALIENS ATTEMPTING TO COMMUNICATE USING DOGS?

Aliens have been known for creating circular formations in crop fields. But how will that get anyone's attention? The smartest aliens...