Tuesday, July 27


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Israel forces dog poop to be collected using DNA | Digital Trends Spanish

Tel Aviv will analyze the DNA of dog waste to fine owners who have not collected it from public places. The city has just approved the creation of a database that requires dog owners to submit the DNA data of their pets when renewing their possession authorization. According to the information collected by the municipality, an average of about 500 kilos of dog feces per month is not collected by the owners. Thus, the person who has not cleaned up their dog's poop will receive the fine by mail and will be charged the cost of collecting the sample. If the DNA sample is not provided, the pet owner will not have the license renewed. The validity of the documents will expire within six months after the entry into force of this new standard. Getty Images.“Everyone who walks down the city str...
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What happened to the dogs that worked in rescues on 9/11 | Digital Trends Spanish

Hundreds of rescue dogs worked tirelessly after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 2001, searching for survivors under the rubble of the Twin Towers. They were the anonymous heroes of this tragic day. But what happened to these dogs? The veterinarian Cynthia Otto led an unprecedented longitudinal study that followed the evolution of nearly a hundred dogs that participated in the search for 19 years, with the aim of determining the impact that prolonged exposure to it may have had on their health. dust. Fortuitous motivations Otto was in Manhattan after the attacks, supporting search and rescue dogs. At the time, he heard rumors about the possible impact on the long-term health of dogs, from the experience of the 1995 Oklahoma bombing. "I was at Ground Zero and I was heari...
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Like cats and dogs: the key to friendship between pets | Digital Trends Spanish

We are all familiar with the old adage that says “fight like cats and dogs”. However, a scientific study revealed that it is possible to foster harmonious relationships between cats and dogs living under the same roof. How to do it? Animal behavior scientists from the Lincoln University, United Kingdom, discovered that filling the spaces with calming pheromones, both for dogs and cats, could be keys to improving the relationship between both species. The research, published in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Science, explored the effects of two different pheromones on interactions between cats and dogs, in homes where owners could see room for improvement in relationships. The results revealed that the two products used, Feliway Friends, which emits soothing phero...
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Dogs process words like humans | Digital Trends Spanish

An interesting study published this August 3 in Scientific Reports indicates that dogs just as humans manage to process spoken language in a hierarchical way on two levels, thus assimilating the meanings and intonations of what their masters tell them. To carry out the research, scientists from the Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary used fMRI brain images of 12 companion dogs between the ages of 2 to 10 years from three different breeds. There were six border collies, five golden retrievers, and a German Shepherd. There they could distinguish what they called emotional prosody, a term used by researchers to describe the emotional feelings associated with the different inflections used in dog-directed speech. How does this experiment work to detect hierarchies in word...