Current Pet News

November 7, 2017 - Issue 1791


A Healthy Gut = A Healthy Dog

A Healthy Gut = A Healthy Dog

November 7, 2017

Very important studies are underway by the DogRisk group in Finland that suggest altering the gut microbiome through food can improve or recover your dog's good health.

Surfing Seal Catches a Wave

Surfing Seal Catches a Wave

November 7, 2017

When a seal saw some surfers, he decided he wanted to join them. Yup - seals surf!

How Do Poison Frogs Resist Their Own Toxins?

How Do Poison Frogs Resist Their Own Toxins?

November 7, 2017

Poison dart frogs carry neurotoxins on their skin that can incapacitate or kill predators in minute amounts, yet are able to resist the toxins' deadly effects. It turns out that a slight change in amino acids makes all the difference, allowing the frogs to carry a deadly chemical weapon without harming themselves.