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Campbell Creek Science Center Fireside Chat March 12 Focuses on Working Dogs – from Arctic Racing to Bomb Detecting in the Afghan Desert

Anchorage – Dogs are some of the most adaptable mammal athletes around. They are able to perform as superior athletes in temperatures from minus 40 to 120 degrees and at altitudes of 20,000 feet. How do they do it? Find out at the Campbell Creek Science Center Fireside Chat March 12.

Dr. Michael Davis, professor of veterinary sports medicine at Oklahoma State University will describe some of the recent advances in understanding how dogs rapidly adapt to extreme environmental and physiological demands while maintaining their capacity for athletic performance.

The program begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12 at the BLM Campbell Creek Science Center (5600 Science Center Drive).

The program is free and open to the public. Please call 267-1241 for more information.

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