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.
We’ve spent many hours in veterinary waiting room and have had the opportunity to observe behaviors – 2-legged and 4-legged. We are amazed at some of the lack of courtesy displayed which can turn dangerous for some pets and people. We understand that many pets are very well trained, but a vet’s office is very […]
Where does the Macaw come from? The Macaws native habitats are the rain forests of Central and south American. Sadly , the rain forests are disappearing and some species of Macaw are on the endangered list. Macaws have been kept as pets in the U.S. as far back as 1100 A.D. by the Pueblo Indians. […]
One of the more common questions asked about horses is why they sleep standing up. To us humans, this does not sound very comfortable! Horses’ back legs lock so that standing for a long time is not strenuous, so it is much more comfortable than it looks. The reason horses sleep standing up is so […]