Category: Pets

Dogs Sense Of Smell

One of the most amazing characteristics of dogs is, no doubt, their sense of smell. Throughout evolution, dogs have developed a great olfactory sensitivity; other senses such as vision or touch, are poorer, however. Why can dogs smell much better than people? Olfactory system is the same in both cases: neurons with detect particles from
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TROPOSPHERIC OZONE POLLUTION

Tropospheric ozone is a secondary pollutant, which means it’s produced by the action of sunlight on other pollutants. During the summer, and especially during heat waves, sunlight effect is maximum, and big quantities of tropospheric ozone are produced. Tropospheric ozone, which is a pollutant, mustn’t be confused with stratospheric ozone, which protects us from UV
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Pet-friendly Hospitals

PETS FRIENDLY HUMAN HOSPITALS This month we have some good news: companion pets will be allowed to visit their owners at Torrevieja and Vinalopó (Elche) hospitals. First of all, this is not an animal-assisted therapy; it just consists of people that is being at the hospital, and even chronic patients who usually spend a lot
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Four Legged Heroes

Héroes de 4 Patas (Four Legged Heroes) is a non-profit association which wants to provide a decent retirement to working dogs which are no longer on duty, maybe due to age, or maybe because they have to stop working due to an ability loss. The association has created a fostering families network. Héroes de 4
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