Stories tagged “animals”
Nepal is a largely agrarian society, but there aren’t nearly enough veterinarian around to care for villagers’ animals. So the Nepali government and one American charity train laypeople to treat most animal ailments.
Residents in an isolated region of Nicaragua have been suffering from an acute food shortage in recent months. What makes the crisis noteworthy, though, is what happened to their crops: They were devoured in a bizarre rat invasion.
An unusual legal interpretation means that in Washington, anyone with any medical condition may be entitled to the use of a service dog, much like a seeing-eye dog for the blind.