Dogs Have Built-In Mukluks

Cool! (ha!)  It turns out we don’t need to worry so much about our dogs’ feet getting too cold.  Researchers have learned that dogs’ feet are specially adapted for cold weather and are similar to penguin wings, dolphin fins, & arctic foxes.  The vascular network draws cold blood from the surface of the pads and also rewarms… Continue Reading

Oscar The Cat Gets Bionic Feet

Amazing!  Oscar lost his two back feet in a combine, but two, groundbreaking bionic feet are giving the cat a new life. Made me tear up for Oscar, but also for what this means for humans. What is remarkable about these feet is that the skin and bone have grown into the metal pegs.  This… Continue Reading