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June 7, 2018 - Issue 2003


How Tame Is Your Pet as Judged by These Qualities?

How Tame Is Your Pet as Judged by These Qualities?

June 7, 2018

Scientists found some fascinating qualities - like why certain animals are far tamer than others. And what the shape of their ears has to do with anything. Ditto for biting tendencies and more. Rest assured, Charles Darwin had shortcomings we now see more clearly than he ever did.

Why Oil the Bird Feeder Pole?

Why Oil the Bird Feeder Pole?

June 7, 2018

'Greasing the pole' does two jobs at once: It foils the squirrels and cracks you up!

Comfort Dogs Give Hope to People in Crisis

comfort dogs

June 7, 2018

Unlike therapy dogs, which work in controlled, non-emergency situations, comfort dogs provide support to victims and first responders of natural and man-made disasters. These specially trained dogs are able to withstand the emotionally charged and sometimes dangerous environments of crisis situations to offer solace to those in need.