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The Cost of Lassie’s Lavish Lifestyle

The Cost of Lassie’s Lavish Lifestyle

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

January 29, 2019

When you think of a dog, you usually think of a furry, four-legged animal that barks and loves to cuddle. What you usually don’t think of, is a pampered pooch wearing bows or bowties, getting pedicures, being mistaken as a diva because of its over-the-top hairstyle. All of these amenities cost mon...

Disease-Detecting Dogs

Disease-Detecting Dogs

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Dogs have the same five senses that humans do: taste, touch, sight, hearing and smell. However, dogs have more heightened senses than humans. In fact, the percentage of dogs’ brain that is devoted to analyzing smells is 40 times larger than humans’, and it has been estimated that dogs can identif...