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Dog Disease Could Be Boon for Human Medicine


Science & Tech  (tags: Animals, Dogs, Dog disease, Health, Humans, Medicine, Drugs )

Ray
- 183 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Texas is a very energetic, smart and playful German shepherd dog. "He always tries his best to please me," said his owner Helene Bäckman.



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Shirley S. (174)
Sunday March 23, 2014, 9:41 pm
Interesting site. I also read about earwax.
 

Maureen C. (3)
Sunday March 23, 2014, 10:13 pm
I do believe that our companion animals can develop OCD, but this seems an unusual manifestation -- I had a cat that was poisoned who did the same fly-catching thing - without the jumping - as a symptom (He recovered).

 

Past Member (0)
Monday March 24, 2014, 12:56 am
Ya be nice if human medicine was good for humans too :)
 

Winn Adams (192)
Monday March 24, 2014, 7:18 am
noted
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday March 24, 2014, 3:46 pm
Thank you for the article.
 

Kamia T. (67)
Monday March 24, 2014, 3:54 pm
So sad to see the poor pup stuck in that sort of OCD manifestation. I hope they can find ways to resolve these problems. But, of course, in-breeding to constantly produce the "perfect" pure-bred dog is much of what contributes to these. Why I like my Heinz 57 mutts LOL.
 

Ilona V. (0)
Monday March 24, 2014, 4:48 pm
Thanks Ray. Our best friends in all life situations!
 

Ruth S. (304)
Tuesday March 25, 2014, 6:06 am
I agree Kamia!
 

Aileen P. (33)
Tuesday March 25, 2014, 4:46 pm
Thank you.
 

Colin Hope (244)
Wednesday March 26, 2014, 4:51 am
Wow.... cool!!
 

John S. (304)
Thursday March 27, 2014, 4:07 am
Are you certain he's not going for flies or bees (bees are easier to see) My boy used to do it, he would catch a bee on every 3rd jump, but after 5 would throw up. He though they were evading his territory,
 

Roger Garin-michaud (62)
Thursday March 27, 2014, 2:56 pm
noted, thanks
 

Angela J. (62)
Thursday March 27, 2014, 4:55 pm
Thank you.
 

Angela J. (62)
Thursday March 27, 2014, 4:59 pm
Thank you.
 

Fi T. (16)
Friday March 28, 2014, 6:13 am
The human should be fair to other forms of life since they claim themselves to be the most intelligent and intellectual
 

Aaron Bouchard (130)
Friday March 28, 2014, 11:08 am
noted thanks
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Saturday March 29, 2014, 5:42 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Rhonda B. (98)
Saturday March 29, 2014, 6:01 pm
noted, Thank you.
 
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