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July 4, 2017 - Issue 1665


Don’t Let Your Pet Slurp This Holiday Favorite – Only Bad Consequences Result

holiday pet safety tips

July 4, 2017

When you're in the midst of a celebration, it's easy to forget about your pets. But you'll want to at least be sure he doesn't slurp either of these 2 things - one could knock him into a coma or respiratory death, and the other can cause pancreatitis. And that's just for starters.

Dog-Spangled Banner

Dog-Spangled Banner

July 4, 2017

If you're patriotic and love dogs, you'll enjoy this canine-inspired music video.

Lizards' Gut Microbiome Slashed by Rising Temperatures

lizards microbiome

July 4, 2017

Small changes in temperatures of 2 degrees C and 3 degrees C (3.6 degrees F and 5.4 degrees F) may be enough to cause drastic changes in lizards' microbial diversity, which could in turn reduce their ability to survive. Ectotherms like lizards, which depend on their environment to regulate their body temperature, may be among the hardest hit by climate change.