Pets

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga7k4hRnHfs "What's wrong with you, buddy? What's wrong?" a man says to his dog in a video uploaded to YouTube last month. The pup moans pitifully and trips over himself. He's having trouble blinking. He gazes into nothingness; his eyes are a deep, black abyss. He's wobbling on his paws. The man's words dissolve into laughter. He knows the dog is high as a kite after thieving a potent marijuana brownie. It's a sad state that's becoming increasingly common. The...

It looks like dogs might well have been man's (and woman's) best friend for a lot longer than once thought. The long-held conventional wisdom is that canis lupus familiaris split from wolves 11,000 to 16,000 years ago and that the divergence was helped along by Stone Age humans who wanted a fellow hunter, a sentry and a companion. Now, DNA evidence suggests that the split between dogs and their wild ancestors occurred closer to 30,000 years ago. Publishing in Thursday's edition of Current...

CAWS
CAWS

For this episode of Local Motion, we spoke with two members of the Delta County CAWS organization.