Animals as Sentinels

 

Domestic and wild animals, like the “canary in the coal mine” can be “sentinels” for human health threats from a changing environment. The Center for One Health Research conducts research and training related to the phenomenon of animals serving as sentinels for environmental change relevant to human health.

 

 

 

 

A Seattle Aquarium trainer teaches a sea otter to use an inhaler as a treatment for smoke induced asthma.