April 18, 2023
Hound Headlines 4/18/23 | Dog Edition #92

Our weekly roundup looks at the dogs of Chernobyl, the world’s shortest dog, penalties for dog registration fee dodgers and Snoopy’s doppelganger.

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In this week’s Hound Headlines, how scientists are learning about dog evolution by studying the pets that were abandoned at Chernobyl. Australia has come up with a novel way of ensuring pet owners pay their dog licence, the Guinness Book Of Records has a new title-holder for the world’s shortest dog, but just how tiny is Pearl the chihuahua? In Australia they have come up with a novel way of making sure pet owners register their dogs, if you don’t you could lose your driver’s licence! And Snoopy has a real-life doppelganger!

Episode Links

https://www.science.org/doi/full/10.1126/sciadv.ade2537

https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/animals/a43457220/chernobyl-dogs-dna-evolution/

https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/biological_sciences/our_people/directory/mousseau_timothy.php

Chernobyl Created the World's Rarest Dogs

https://www.npr.org/2023/04/12/1169466830/worlds-shortest-dog-pearl-chihuahua

New World's Shortest Dog - Guinness World Records

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-02-03/queenslanders-lose-drivers-licences-failing-pay-dog-registration/101921480

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10836557/Australia-election-2022-fine-costs-not-voting.html

Dog breeder registration laws – what Queensland breeders need to know

https://viatravelers.com/german-dogs/

https://viatravelers.com/dog-laws-in-germany/

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cq6cwmsOOKA/

https://www.instagram.com/p/CpgAhxNJxWK/

https://www.cnn.com/2023/04/12/entertainment/snoopy-lookalike-bayley/index.html

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