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: United States Group: Sporting dog Height: Height = 21-27 in. Weight: 40-65 lbs. Life span: 10-12 yrs. Trainability: moderate Good with children: yes, usually with older children Good with other pets: will chase small animals What is the origin of the Redtick Coonhound? The Redtick Coonhound is a result of […]
The cruel, inhumane slaughter of seals is about to begin in Canada. This year the Canadian government has set the harp seal kill quota at the unconscionable number of 400,000. How can the Canadian government justify the slaughter of seals and allow the killing in such a massive number? With the meltdown of sea ice, […]
Two primary issues must be examined when discussing the morality of fishkeeping. The first is whether keeping fish is harmful to the environment. The second question is whether the fish themselves are deprived of happiness. With regards to the first question, a distinction must be made between fish bred in captivity and fish collected from […]