Chelsea Davis explains how grizzlies at Washington State University are testing “bear-resistant” coolers. She’s the animal care facilities manager at the WSU Bear Research, Education, and Conservation Center.
Read more about the bears and their role in testing coolers.
Video produced by Ted S. Warren/WSU College of Veterinary Medicine
Agility dogs perform amazing physical feats but like all athletes, there are risks.
Debra Sellon, a professor at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, owns and trains agility dogs. She recognized the risks to dogs and cofounded the Agility Dog Health Network.
Sellon explains more about agility dog health below, followed by videos of competitions, how to get into agility dog training, and a dog that’s, well, not really following the agility rules.
Agility Dog Health Network (WSU Veterinary Medicine)
More about the Agility Dog Health Network
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The flow of refugees from the invasion and conflict in Ukraine isn’t just a human crisis.
Dogs, cats, and other pets often make the journey with their people, and they have their own needs. Pets endure the stress of travel, unknown places and faces, and dangerous situations.
In turn, though, they give comfort to Ukrainians forced to flee their homes.
“When your world is turned upside down, but you have the unconditional love of a pet, that is going to be what helps. That bond is unbreakable,” says Marty Becker (’80 DVM).
Becker and others are helping with pets of Ukrainian refugees in Romania, Poland, … » More …