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The Healthy Hound Newsletter 68

The Healthy Hound Newsletter 68

19 hours ago   |   iHeart Dogs

In This Issue ● Urinary Tract Infections ● Lumps & Bumps ● Brain Damage At Routine Vet Visit ● Do Dogs Understand Speech? ● Dangerous Dog Food ● Canine Sun Protection Recent...
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Little Egret in the Indian Ocean

Little Egret in the Indian Ocean

19 hours ago   |   10,000 Birds

On our recent walks along Cable Beach checking on the pairs of Pied Oystercatchers that are currently breeding we have often observed a Little Egret. There is only ever one...
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Spotting My Florida Birds on their Maine Breeding Grounds

4 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida. During a chilly Florida day a few months ago, I drove thirty minutes outside of Tallahassee to a co-worker's...
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Genome‐wide epistatic interactions of litter size at birth in Chinese indigenous pigs

4 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Improving litter size at birth and the number of piglets born alive are the main breeding goals related to litter traits, which are economically important. A better...
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The Magnificent Feline Coat

The Magnificent Feline Coat

5 days ago   |   Cats International

There are three types of general body fur on the cat. The down hairs are closest to the skin and they keep the animal warm. This underfur has a soft and curly quality to it...
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We adopted Daphne in April

5 days ago   |   Happy Tails   |   3 articles

We adopted Daphne in April when she was only 8-weeks-old, and she has been a wonderful addition to our family. She keeps us and her 10-year-old canine sister Brie (adopted from...
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My Pilgrimage

My Pilgrimage

5 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Twice a year, in February and July, I make a pilgrimage to the Hot Country thorn forest zone around Paso Ancho, Michoacán. Of course, I also go there several other times each...
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The Golden Eagle

The Golden Eagle

5 days ago   |   Ornithology

The majestic Golden Eagle , named for the shining feathers on the back of its head and neck, inspires awe around the world. Reflecting the reverence many have for this raptor...
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Great July Birding in Queens

Great July Birding in Queens

7 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

July in New York City is generally an unpleasant experience. The heat and humidity of summer combine with the concrete and concentrations of people you find in the five...
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A few more Pied Oystercatchers start to breed

A few more Pied Oystercatchers start to breed

8 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

A couple of weeks ago I introduced you to the pair of Pied Oystercatchers that were the first to start breeding along our coast this year. Sadly they were not successful with...
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Taking Action for Bison

Taking Action for Bison

July is National Bison Month, and there are many ways you can participate and take action on behalf of this iconic species. This special month may be coming to a close, but... Read more ...

Responsible Water Recreation

Responsible Water Recreation

Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes for good reason- our glistening lakes and rolling rivers are second to none! And Minnesotans certainly know how to get outside... Read more ...

Remembering Min, the Red Panda

Remembering Min, the Red Panda

It's with heavy hearts that we report Min, our 10-year-old red panda, died late last week. This is a difficult loss; Min was a favorite of guests and staff at the Zoo. Min... Read more ...

Grouse in PA, Grouse in Costa Rica

Grouse in PA, Grouse in Costa Rica

Grouse are the chickens we would love to lay eyes on. “Gamebirds” to some, cool, cryptic understory birds to the birding people, grouse crouch protected as unfettered winds... Read more ...

Tufts veterinary school takes part in nationwide mammal survey

Tufts veterinary school takes part in nationwide mammal survey

Research assistant professor Chris Whittier spoke with The Grafton News about the school's wildlife camera traps and working on Snapshot USA's mammal survey. Read more ...

There's a Vaccine for Lyme Disease. So Why Can't We Get It?

There's a Vaccine for Lyme Disease. So Why Can't We Get It?

Professor Sam Telford spoke with New York Magazine about ticks and Lyme Disease. Read more ...

Cats Are Better Than Dogs

Cats Are Better Than Dogs

Professor Jonathan Runstadler is quoted in The New York Times on the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission between humans and pets. Read more ...

31 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

31 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

“My dad's two dogs expelled from dog daycare due to forming a ‘dog gang.'” Read more ...

Thankful for Our Keepers on National Zookeeper Week

Thankful for Our Keepers on National Zookeeper Week

Blog Home National Zookeeper Week 2021 July 23, 2021 As it is every year, National Zookeeper Week is dedicated to sharing the passion and devotion of keepers to the world! The... Read more ...

Dog Stays By Man's Body For Hours After He Passes Away

Dog Stays By Man's Body For Hours After He Passes Away

“Dogs, I think, might be more important than principles,” author Kevin Hearne writes in his 2018 book, Scourged. “They provide love and loyalty when you need them the... Read more ...