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2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #33

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 17 August 2019 by John Hartz A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Aug 11 through Sat, Aug 17, 2019 Editor’s…

8 things you didn't know about prairie dogs

Travel through the grasslands of central and western America and you’ll likely see and hear countless prairie dogs. Millions of the adorable burrowing rodents call these plains home, and while they may be a common sight, they have many unique…

Why do dogs eat grass?

No walk around the neighborhood is complete without my dog Lulu eating grass. Even on a full stomach, she likes to hunt for the perfect blades and chew away. Left unattended, I’m sure she could mow down a small lawn….

Oh, what a difference a doggie bath can make

If you’ve ever walked into an animal shelter or looked at rescue photos online, it’s sometimes hard to find the real dog underneath a mop of messy fur. Stray or abandoned pets rarely look their best when they’re trying to…

Why airlines are hedging on support animals

With the increase in animals on flights, airlines have reported more incidents of animals roaming freely around the plane, defecating or being aggressive. Several airlines are taking steps to help ensure that only trained, properly-behaving service and therapy dogs are…

How many shelter animals are saved near you?

Last year, about 733,000 dogs and cats were euthanized in the U.S., according to Best Friends Animal Society. That’s a national save rate of about 76.6%. With the motto, “Save them all,” the group is working to reach achieve no-kill…