Imagine your golden retriever is taking you for a walk on a beautiful spring day. He sees another dog approaching on the sidewalk and runs up to greet him. Unlike you and the other dog’s human, who shake hands, the dogs immediately begin to sniff each other’s backsides. You may blush at this vulgar greeting. […]
This one is from 2008 and features a "polar bear" and dramatic music. (The music had me wondering if things might turn for the worse even after the capture.) The Zoo does one of these rather odd drills each year. Last year it was a zebra. The two-person papier-mache "rhino" was a favorite of mine. And there was a tiger one year. And a large chimpanzee another.
I recently gave a lecture at the Western Veterinary Conference called “What You Know that Ain’t Necessarily So.” The purpose of this was to take some common or controversial beliefs and practices in veterinary medicine and discuss the scientific evidence … Continue reading →