Derek…. The media has never been great about int…

Derek…. The media has never been great about interpreting stats, which need to be followed for several years before they serve any value. Would love for the Chron to explain the big post-2005 jump in bite stats. This breakdown came … Continue reading

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What penis bones might tell us about dire wolf behavior

Dire wolves are one of those creatures from the past that has captured the public imagination. They are conventionally dreamed of as being massive wolves, and Hollywood has created fictional ones the size of horses. The truth of the matter … Continue reading

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you'll hear about a raid or bust then want to …

you'll hear about a raid or bust then want to find out more but all you get is a paragraph or so…recently there was a bust and the aspca handled it but all they posted was a paragraph and no … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety For Cats & Dogs: Don’t Worry About the Chocolate

I’m so sick of being reminded not to let my dogs eat chocolate on Halloween! Aren’t you? Don’t we all know this by now? Haven’t we all been told so many times that chocolate is dangerous for dogs that we … Continue reading

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Worried About a Positive Test for Lyme Disease?

Hang on! Wait! Just because your dog tests positive for Lyme disease in the vet’s office does NOT mean you need to treat with antibiotics! My sister and two friends of mine recently took their dogs to their vets for … Continue reading

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Misty Discovers the ‘Truth’ About Vets

Pawcurious: With Veterinarian and Author Dr. V

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Five Things You Need to Know About the Delta Pet Policy

The internet was abuzz this week with word about the changes to Delta’s pet flying policy. And as tends to happen, people got about 75% of the way there before they took a sharp left turn and read it incorrectly. Here … Continue reading

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Extinct before we knew much about it

I think it’s really hard for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere to understand what special place Australia is in terms of biodiversity. It is largest area in the world that has been isolated from the rest of the … Continue reading

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The tale of two box turtles and what they tell us about dogs and wolves

I keep running into this female Eastern box turtle when I am out and about. She is usually out looking for a place to lay her eggs, and because I know that her particular subspecies could become threatened in the … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Dog Ticks and Lyme Disease

What You Should Know About Dog Ticks and Lyme Disease Not Lyme, thankfully, but dog ticks can give you Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which can be just as serious, and even fatal. Despite the name, this infection happens throughout the … Continue reading

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