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Dogs from Lab Experiments Can Now Be Adopted Rather Than Euthanized

It used to be that dogs no longer needed in Food and Drug Administration lab research were put down before they ever knew what it was like to live outside of a cage or other lockdown environment. But in a change of direction, the FDA has updated its policy so that healthy dogs whose time […]
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Pick Up Your Toy Dog — But Not Too Much

Some owners of very small dogs have a tendency to frequently pick up their pets outside because of concern for their safety. Perhaps a large dog comes over to sniff, for instance, and the size difference feels ominous. But most of the time, dogs approach and sniff each other simply out of curiosity, and you […]
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Dogs Can “Smell” Heat

Just when you thought dogs’ noses couldn’t get any more incredible — in some cases they can sniff odors at up to a millionth of the concentration we can — it now turns out they can detect heat, too. It helps explain why even a dog with compromised sight or hearing can find prey. They […]
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