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June 2013

Tick Bites May Lead to Allergic Reactions to Red Meat
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 4:40 pm

It is bad enough that ticks can cause Lyme disease in us and our pets. Some people, bitten by ticks, develop an allergy to red meat, even without coming down with Lyme disease. The allergic reactions usually occur three to …

Humans & Domestic Dog Relationships Are Growing & Evolving Fields In Academia
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 11:25 am

Dr. Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods, authors of The Genius of Dogs on the secret to the genius of dogs: “It’s when dogs join forces with us that they become special.” Many animals are language-trained – dolphins, parrots, bonobos, and …

Has Your Dog Already Had a Skunk Encounter This Year?
Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 5:22 pm

Some dogs never learn or are willing to be “skunked” just for the thrill of going after the usually house-cat sized creatures. Since skunks give birth in May, and the babies follow the mother for several months – usually until …

Our Dogs: More Than Just Companions…
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 4:49 pm

More Dogs Than Children in the USA “There are more dogs than children in the US,” said Ben Jacobs, the 26-year-old founder and chief executive of Whistle, a San Francisco start-up. His company markets a just below $100 device that …