Category Archives: Health

Dolphins swim through slick as oiled birds preen on shore

A ban on DDT and careful management of nature preserves like Queen Bess allowed the pelicans to thrive to the point where they were taken off the endangered species last November.Now, they face the double threat of oil and chemical … Continue reading

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Dog rescues another dog

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A New Breed of Guard Dog Attacks Bedbugs – NYTimes.com

Bedbug-sniffing dogs, adorable yet stunningly accurate — entomology researchers at the University of Florida report that well-trained dogs can detect a single live bug or egg with 96 percent accuracy — are the new and furry front line in an … Continue reading

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Pet flea treatments can be dangerous, more safety steps in the works, EPA says — Environmental Health News

Warning that the powerful poisons can endanger some dogs and cats, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will require new instructions and labeling for on-spot flea products. The EPA began investigating the products, which include the popular Frontline and Advantage brands, … Continue reading

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Dog Takes Wild Flight in Owl’s Talons | Audubon Magazine Blog

Whoa – this is crazy! Teddi and Bunny had a brush with owls just last week. I let them both out on the deck when we first woke up at dawn. As I made coffee, I heard Teddi barking and … Continue reading

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Two-legged dog gives hope to disabled Army vets

Rachel always said that if Teddi had a baby, it would walk on two legs, just as part of evolution, since Teddi is such a little person in our family. Here’s a wonderful, heart-warming story about a dog who was … Continue reading

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Energy Times – Health, Vitamins, Supplements and Nutrition

Find healthy foods for your pets: Pet owners first noticed something wrong in early 2007, when previously healthy dogs and cats showed signs of serious illness—vomiting, not eating, suffering from raging thirst. The afflicted animals started pouring into the offices … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Story | Environmental Working Group

Dogs and cats can be the canaries in your personal mineshaft – your home – because they are so small and more easily affected by toxic substances in the environment. Modern homes are filled with toxic products, from the materials … Continue reading

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