Health & Science

TSA Believes Floppy-Eared Dogs Look Friendlier (and Science Says They May Not Be Wrong)

TSA Believes Floppy-Eared Dogs Look Friendlier (and Science Says They May Not Be Wrong)

Kendall Curley
Jan 11, 2019

Image via iStock.com/memitina The New York Times published an article discussing how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has publicly stated that they prefer to use floppy-eared dogs to work in public-facing areas because...
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House Cat Accidentally Makes 17-Hour Journey After Sneaking Into Box

House Cat Accidentally Makes 17-Hour Journey After Sneaking Into Box

Kendall Curley
Dec 20, 2018

Image via CTV News Montreal A house cat residing in Nova Scotia made a surprise 17-hour journey to Montreal this past week. Baloo the cat thought she had found the perfect nap spot inside of a box that contained tire rims. Baloo...
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New Species of Giant Salamander Discovered in Florida

New Species of Giant Salamander Discovered in Florida

Samantha Schwab
Dec 17, 2018

Image via Facebook/Florida Wildlife Corridorvia Pierson Hill A salamander found in northern Florida and southern Alabama, known scientifically as the Siren reticulata, has been identified as a new species. Named the reticulated...
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One Veterinarian Is Using Fish to Help Treat Pets Burned by California Wildfires

One Veterinarian Is Using Fish to Help Treat Pets Burned by California Wildfires

Kendall Curley
Dec 14, 2018

Image via iStock.com/abadonian The aftermath of the most recent California wildfires has been difficult for humans and animals alike. Many of the animals injured by the wildfires are dealing with second- and third-degree burns on their...
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New Evolutionary Biology Book Argues That City-Dwelling Animals Are Out-Adapting Humans

New Evolutionary Biology Book Argues That City-Dwelling Animals Are Out-Adapting Humans

Kendall Curley
Dec 10, 2018

Image via iStock.com/Stefan Rotter A new book examining the evolutionary biology of city-dwelling animals has come to an interesting conclusion. Evolutionary biologist Dr. Menno Schilthuizen argues in his book, “Darwin Comes to...
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Siberian Husky Detected Cancer on Her Owner Three Separate Times

Siberian Husky Detected Cancer on Her Owner Three Separate Times

Samantha Schwab
Dec 07, 2018

Image via Facebook/National Ovarian Cancer Coalition via Stephanie Herfel Wisconsin woman Stephanie Herfel sought out a diagnosis for her pain after her Siberian Husky, Sierra, began displaying strange behaviors, including sniffing...
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