Dogs http://wesa.fm en Working Like a Dog http://wesa.fm/post/working-dog <p>Dogs are called man’s best friend for good reason. They have served with distinction in the military, sniffed out bombs and been caring companions to people with disabilities.</p><p>New research now pinpoints advances in the use of dogs to diagnose human diseases and help solve environmental problems.</p><p>Dr. Cindy Otto, of the <a href="http://pennvetwdc.org/">University of Pennsylvania’s Working Dog Center</a>, notes that some diseases and bacteria have a special odor, which dogs can smell. Medical studies in Europe have shown that some dogs can even pinpoint people with cancer. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:04:46 +0000 Nick Frost 19673 at http://wesa.fm Working Like a Dog PA's Anti-Puppy Mill Law Enforcement Criticized http://wesa.fm/post/pas-anti-puppy-mill-law-enforcement-criticized <p>Pennsylvania's independently elected fiscal watchdog says the state is doing a poor job enforcing an anti-puppy mill law that's designed to protect buyers and ensure breeders maintain humane practices.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:05:36 +0000 Michael Lynch & The Associated Press 13201 at http://wesa.fm