News Bites: Hendra Virus, Glowing Dog, Gold For Poop

The deadly Hendra virus detected in dog for the first time—sadly, Dusty, the Queensland, AU Kelpie has been euthanized. He’s the 4th animal the family has lost to the virus.  Find out more on Hendra virus symptoms from the WHO.

Scientists in South Korea have created a glowing dog who can be turned on & off. Tegon, the female Beagle, was created to help in research to find cures for diseases like Alxheimers and Parkinson’s.

Taipei is offering a chance to win gold ingots for bringing in dog poop. Yep.  They’ll also give rewards for photographs of people not scooping their pup’s poop.

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