Most dogs can understand about 165 words, gestures and signals. The top 5 smartest breeds – Border Collies, Poodles, German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers and Doberman Pinschers – are at a 2 1/2 year old child’s level and can understand about 250 words.
Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Canada Group: Sporting, Gun dog Height: males 18-21 in., females 17-20 in. Weight: males 45-51 lbs., females 35-50 lbs. Life span: 12-14 yrs. Trainability: moderate/high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: with high prey drive, early socialization necessary What is the origin of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling […]
The Chinese New Year which began this February, 2011 is the Year of the Golden Rabbit. It is a year celebrating home and family, artistic pursuits, diplomacy and keeping the peace. At the same time the Vietnamese celebrate the Lunar New Year welcoming the Year of the Cat, symbolizing friendship, sensitivity and gentleness. Both New […]
Our pets have very similar feelings to ours – we don’t like everyone nor do we want everyone as friends. Our cats also don’t always like another cat added to their home. Cats can be perfectly happy being the “one and only.” They are not usually social creatures unless they’ve grown up together. When cats […]