Why dogs were sent into space in the USSR, and monkeys in the USA

While the United States was conducting space experiments on monkeys, in the USSR, after long discussions, the choice fell on dogs, says Russia Beyond. The experiments, which were supposed to show whether manned space flight is possible, began in the USSR and the USA in one ...

Dogs in the White House again: who else will move with Biden and his wife

President-elect Joe Biden and wife Jill aren't the only ones moving into the White House in 2021. Pets will reappear at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue - the Biden have two German Shepherds, the Champion and the Major (Major). Jill Biden shared a photo of the dogs ...

'Almost 100% accurate': how dogs are used at the airport to detect COVID-19

Researchers conducting a pilot program at Helsinki airport say dogs can identify the virus in seconds, The Guardian writes. Four sniffer dogs have begun work at Helsinki Airport as part of a government-funded pilot scheme that Finnish researchers hope will provide cheap, fast and ...

10-year-old boy from Ohio raised $ 315 thousand for body armor for police dogs

When 10-year-old Brady Snackowski learned that police dogs were not given body armor, he realized that he had to do something about it and decided to raise money to help, writes CNN. He watched the show with his family almost two years ago and noticed ...

Trained dogs can detect coronavirus with 94% accuracy: research

Dogs have odor receptors 10 times more powerful and accurate than humans. This allows certain trained dogs to detect diseases such as cancer, malaria and viral infections. Writes about this CNBC. According to German researchers, specially trained ...

Personal experience: in the USA, even a dog can be put under house arrest

One of the arguments of supporters of the idea of ​​disbanding or reducing funding for the police, which is now actively discussed in American society, is that law enforcement performs many functions in communities. In an article in the Washington Post, a fan of the idea, Georgetown University law professor Christie ...

Scientists: dogs can detect COVID-19 in humans almost as accurately as tests

On the study of Finnish scientists who found out that dogs find COVID-19 by smell, in scientific circles, some react enthusiastically, others skeptically. Although everyone knows about the sharp flair of dogs, writes DW. The authors of the new study were specialists from the University of Helsinki: they were the first to start ...

How chewing gum, ice cream or toothpaste can kill your dog

An American couple warns pet owners that Xylitol, found in chewing gum and other foods found in every household, can kill animals. Their six-year-old dog died of liver failure after swallowing gum. Corey and Chris Clarke say ...

The American lost his arms and legs due to dog saliva: doctors told who is at risk

When Greg Manteuffel is upset or depressed, she sits down next to him. She sleeps under his blankets at night. At dinner she sits next to him, knowing that he will throw something at her. It goes against the stereotype of the evil pit bull. "We love…

Comforted with music and cartoons: in the Bahamas a woman saved 97 dogs from Hurricane Dorian. A PHOTO

Nassau resident Shella Phillips has adopted 97 dogs. Thus, she saved them from Hurricane Dorian, which passed through the Bahamas. “This is a madness that has been dragging on since last night. [Dogs] poop and pee nonstop. At least they don't touch my ...

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