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The Intelligence of Canine Minds January 19, 2011

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Dog getting clicker training. Tika, the 3-year...

Clicker Training

Check out this wonderful article on researching Dog’s Intelligence from the NY times, printed January 17th.

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DOGGY POOP POWER LIGHTS September 24, 2010

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Doggy Poop Sparks Up Power Lights in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It stinks and it’s a hazard to walkers everywhere, but it turns out dog poop has a bright side.

Dog poop is lighting a lantern at a Cambridge dog park as part of a months long project that its creator, artist Matthew Mazzotta, hopes will get people thinking about not wasting waste.

The “Park Spark” poop converter is actually two steel, 500-gallon oil tanks painted a golden yellow, connected by diagonal black piping and attached to an old gaslight-style street lantern at the Pacific Street Park.

Read More… JAY LINDSAY | 09/22/10 05:43 AM | AP via Huffington Post