That’s Damn Interesting! Lovely Links 02-28-2013

An excellent post on dog conformation. What is a “sound” dog?

 

Check out this *very* cool website! Films For Action has 500 social change documentaries on a single page, all free to watch online. I’ll be going back many times. I want to watch the Koch Brothers doc when I have a minute.

 

Diagnosing Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

 

A woman in Texas buys a bag of  Blue Buffalo Freedom Grain Free cat food from Petsmart and notices the kibble looks different. Turns out it was Fancy Feast packaged in a Blue Buffalo bag. Blue Buffalo is a pet food company that hires private label manufacturers to make & bag their pet foods.

 

Most Owners Are Unaware That Their Cat’s Behavior Is Due To The Painful Condition Osteoarthritis

 

Homemade Training Treats for Dogs with Allergies

 

5 Myths About Veterinary Anesthesia

 

The face of Jesus spotted in bird poop.

 

What breed gets into the most poison substances?

 

How accurate are drug detection dogs?

 

In the UK, a fox went INSIDE a home and attacked a sleeping baby!

 

Terrierman show us how to treat mange in dogs.

 

Livestock Guardian Dogs from Conservation Media on Vimeo.

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8 Responses to That’s Damn Interesting! Lovely Links 02-28-2013

  1. Kristine says:

    It does not surprise me at all that labs topped the poison list. From the things I have heard, there is nothing those dogs don’t get into. Interesting that the stories match the data.

    Thanks for more great links! I have a lot of reading to do now.
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  3. melf says:

    Great list of links this week. Had to read up on the poisons one – thank god Daisy is not a typical Lab!. My cat Nick suffers from osteoarthritis, but at 19 I supposed that is to be expected.

    Interesting data on the drug-sniffing dogs. I have often wondered how many handlers pass up a “find” by the dog because they didn’t read their cues properly. I think it takes a lot of time to completely trust a dog so that you will follow where they lead, ut if only 44% accurate, one has to wonder.

    The Films for Action site looks awesome. I would love to see the Koch brothers one too. They are a seedy bunch.
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    • Karen Friesecke says:

      Or maybe how many dog handlers cued their dog to signal contraband was found just because they didn’t like the suspect. It’s something to think about.

  4. Jen says:

    Great links!
    I can’t believe that about the cat food. WTF? that is just bad.
    The face of Jesus spotted in poop is too funny!

    Thanks for including us with such great links! Have a great weekend!
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  5. I love your link posts! You always find the most interesting stuff!
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