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Well That Stinks! Reporters Blow Cow Farts Out Of Proportion

Well That Stinks! Reporters Blow Cow Farts Out Of Proportion

Apparently cows are terrorists too. Last month, journalists reportedin what can only be described as a chicken-run scenario of cows plotting their big escapethat a herd of dairy cows in central Germany caused an explosion in their housing facility...

February 13, 2014 — Julie Hecht
What Do Dogs and Cows Have in Common?

What Do Dogs and Cows Have in Common?

I meant to tell you this earlier. The Dog Spies tag line: ‘Explore the science behind the dog in your bed is actually short for Explore the science behind the dog in your bed and all the other animals we interact with and care for.’ You can see why brevity won, but this expanded [...]..

February 12, 2014 — Julie Hecht
Would Your Dog Make a Good Cadaver Detection Dog?

Would Your Dog Make a Good Cadaver Detection Dog?

Sitting on the couch, with your dog curled up by your side looking ever-so-peaceful, maybe youve been overcome by the thought, Gosh, wouldnt Banjo make the most perfect therapy dog!?

January 26, 2014 — Julie Hecht
How Well Do You Know Your Dog?: Part 1

How Well Do You Know Your Dog?: Part 1

Your knowledge of your dog is unparalleled: You, not I, know whether she sleeps in the same spot all night or instead has a migratory sleep pattern.

December 31, 2013 — Julie Hecht
Should Pets Be Given As Gifts?

Should Pets Be Given As Gifts?

Growing up, I thought A Pet Is Not a Gift was just another Golden Rule. If you had pressed young, animal-loving Julie and asked: Well, why, Julie?

December 23, 2013 — Julie Hecht

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