TITLE

Canine Courage

AUTHOR(S)
McClure, Laura
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/26/2007, Vol. 85 Issue 17, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses why rescue dogs fared better than human workers on rescue missions for the September 11 terrorist attacks. According to the author, nearly 70% of human rescuers involved with the recovery efforts have reported new or worsened respiratory symptoms between 2002 and 2004 while dogs remained fit and healthy. Veterinarian Cindy Otto explained that dogs are less susceptible to respiratory problems because their snouts can better filter air that goes to their lungs.
ACCESSION #
23771630

 

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