Are the animals our fellows?

Are the animals our fellows?

It was in 2015 that the French civil code defined the status of the animal, establishing that it is “a sentient living being”and no longer a “well furnished”. In fact, since the middle of the 19th century, the legislation concerning their rights has continued to evolve. This slow recognition clearly demonstrates the ambiguous relationship between … Read more

World Dog Day in the office: a new trend in business

World Dog Day in the office: a new trend in business

The proportion of companies that accept dogs in the workplace is however difficult to quantify but remains lower. Pets At Work Dubbed “Take your dog to work day”, literally “The day to take your dog to work”, it aims to encourage employees and business leaders to be more open to this practice, the beneficial effects … Read more

dogs think like children!

Nos amis les chiens ne sont pas si bêtes. Ils savent mémoriser des mots. Ils savent résoudre des problèmes. Ils savent reconnaître les menteurs. Et pour être encore plus proches de leurs humains, ils ont même appris à penser un peu comme leurs enfants. © Jenny Sturm, Adobe Stock

“Beasts of science” is like a collection of stories. Beautiful stories that tell the living in all its freshness. But also in all its complexity. A parenthesis to marvel at the treasures of the world. For this new episode, let’s go back to the one that is most certainly closest to us: the dog. We … Read more

What are farm animals at risk?

What are farm animals at risk?

Anthony Kaczmarek 9 hours ago 4 mins Farmers are advised to modify their behavior by providing their cattle with water, while adapting food rations. While the temperatures sometimes go exceed 40 degrees in L’West of France this Saturday, concern rises among farmers, and in particular breeders. The agricultural innovation company ITK has established a heat … Read more

Small swimming pools, parasols, refrigerated treats… at the SPA de Plaisir the dogs fight against the heat wave

AFP, published on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 8:11 p.m. Pack, a staffy cross dog, gnaws on a frozen treat in his enclosure, near a parasol: at the SPA refuge in Plaisir (Yvelines), the dogs swim in mini-pools or even take shelter under a parasol to fight against the heat wave. “Pack eats ice cubes … Read more