‘De invloed van honden op biodiversityit in natuurgebieden is niet te verwaarlozen’

De poep en plas van honden die met hun baasjes door natuurgebieden wandelen, kunnen negative effecten hebben op de biodiversiteit aldaar. Dat concluderen onderzoekers van de Universiteit Gent na het bestuderen van vier natuurgebieden in de omgeving van Gent. Bio-engineer Pieter Vangansbeke is een van de onderzoekers die keken hoeveel poep en plas honden achterlaten.

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Service dogs respond to first responders’ mental health needs

UTAH (ABC4) – First responders are undoubtedly heroes. Saving lives is physically demanding work and it also takes a toll on their mental health. Extra shifts, longer hours, uncertainty about COVID-19 and an increase in health-related emergency calls during the pandemic have added to the stress of an already stressful career. At the Ogden Fire … Read more

Here Come the Scotties – Door County Pulse

Door County Scottie Rally returns May 21 2017 Door County Scottie Rally Parade in Baileys Harbor. Photo by Len Villano. One of many things lost to COVID19 during the past two years was the annual Door County Scottie Rally, but tomorrow it’s returning. Approximately 70 or more Scottish Terriers, led by Clan Donald Pipes and … Read more

Two dogs locked in a minivan rescued in the Florida Key

Firefighters, along with other first repsonders and workers from a local towing company pose with Bubba and Bella, two Florida Keys dogs who were rescued May 12, 2022, from a locked car. Provided by Monroe County If two dogs lock themselves into a car, could they get out? We now know the answer, at least … Read more

What is herbal medicine for dogs?

Phytotherapy is an alternative medicine used for millennia in humans, but also in dogs. It is based on the virtues of the active principles of plants extracted from their leaves, their flowers, their roots or their buds. Recognized for its effectiveness in prevention, it can also be combined with heavy traditional treatments to relieve the … Read more