The statistics are different for calicos and torties. They are almost always female. As a matter of fact, only one in 3,000 kittens that are born to calicos and torties are male. Black and orange cats have 2 x chromosomes which make them female. The very rare kitten born with xxy chromosomes will be male. The xx chromosomes give the cat the black and orange color; the y chromosome makes it male. However those cats born with the xxy chromosomes are sterile so no more males in their future.
Novel Devices for IDD and Wobbler’s
Information from Ohio State University for treating Intervertebral Disc Disease and Wobbler’s Disease. Evaluation of Novel Spinal and Orthopedic Devices in the Dog Purpose The purpose of this study is to evaluate clinical function and evidence of bone healing after implantation of two new devices developed specifically for the dog. Background In this study, we […]
ASPCA – It’s Origins
In April, 1866, over one hundred forty years ago, passersby spotted a gentleman named Henry Bergh explaining to the driver of a coal cart who was whipping his horse, that it is against the law to beat one’s animal. Henry Bergh thus earned the name of The Great Meddler. He was born in New York […]
Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany Group: Working dog Height: males 30 in. min., females 28 in. min. Weight: males 120 lbs. and up, females 100 lbs. & up Life span: 8-10 yrs. Trainability: moderate Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes German Gaul and parts of Italy and Spain were invaded in […]