Canine gazing

Given the choice, what do dogs like looking at? As part of project CogniDog, Professor Christina M. Krause and colleagues from the Research Center of Animal Welfare, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, at the University of Helsinki, Finland, recently devised a set of experiments. In the first study of its kind, the team used contact-free infra-red […]

Neuticals noticed in San Francisco

The invention honored by the 2005 Ig Nobel Prize in medicine inspire the San Francisco Chronicle‘s “Tails of the City” blogger to do some moral calculus: Nothing prepared me for my recent introduction to Neuticals, the “revolutionary” and patented testicular implant for pets…. Read the entire calculation on the Chronicle site. BONUS: The patent (#5868140) for […]

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