We’ve come a long way, Lassie. From Ivan Petrovich Pavlov’s classical conditioning research of the early 1900s to artificial intelligence and web cams of the 21st Century — today our dogs can benefit from the advancement of technology in new and marvelous ways.
Launched in 2011, Nextdooris a private social networking service. Differing from the major social networks that appeal to large international audiences, this social media platform is set up for smaller groups, which have one area of focus in common — namely their local neighborhoods.
Those who follow Google Doodles have come to expect the unexpected from the world’s largest search engine. From birthdays of sometimes little-known historic figures to the celebration of esoteric holidays, Google invests time, money and labor into entertaining us regularly with their innovative and creative Doodles.
This is a bit of a convoluted tale about creatures that date back eons ago. With man's limited knowledge of prehistoric dinosaurs at the turn of the 19th Century, it was not surprising to learn that piecing together a triceratops' skeleton for a museum was more about guesswork than accuracy. In fact, in 1905 what was assembled to look like one was more akin to something out of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. Paleontologist John Bell Hatcher took charge of connecting bones from a number of dinosaurs to make up one less-than-perfect replica.
By now, most folks know about therapy dogs assisting returning vets. There’s even a special day of acknowledgment. The first annual National Therapy Animal Day was introduced by the non-profit ‘Pet Partners’ on May 18, 2015. Of recent date, there are so many comfort dogs taking passenger seats on airplanes that controversy has arisen as to how many of these flying dogs are truly registered and trained comfort dogs?