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Could Our Love of Dogs Obscure Their Most Important Parts?


Ask me about my childhood dog Brandy, and I hope you have at least an hour to spare. The story of how she came into my life (told here) is entertaining enough (and to hold your attention, I would play up the parts about the mother-daughter conflict that preceded visiting the shelter, as well as [...]

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Why I Locked a Cat in the Bathroom and You Would Have Too

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The first thing I noticed was his balls. Peering out my back window at the unfamiliar cat lounging in the courtyard, my eyes immediately fell on the two testicles protruding from his backside. “Ok,” I thought. “Strike one for the ‘this cat is homeless’ column.” But there was more. He was not matted or unkempt, [...]

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Anthrozoology: Not a Study of Ants

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Never seen the word “Anthrozoology” before? That’s okay. If you looked at the word and focused on the “ant” part, then try again. Instead, “Anthro” and “Zoology” are the interesting bits, and broadly speaking anthrozoology is the study of human-animal interactions and relationships. This is how it’s pronounced, along with a brief primer: As the [...]

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