In 1845, President Andrew Jackson’s pet parrot was removed from his funeral for swearing.
Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Portugal Group: Companion Height: 20-23 in. Weight: 40-60 lbs. Life span: 10-14 yrs. Trainability: moderate Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes Now that the First Dog, Bo, is a Portuguese Water Dog, I expect this breed to become very popular. What is the origin of the Portuguese […]
Each summer parts of the world see record-breaking temperatures causing wildlife and humans much suffering. Birds are not exempt from the dangers of overheating and dehydration. Pet birds are accustomed to living indoors where temperatures can usually be moderated. But at times of electrical outages, we have to be prepared to see that our birds […]
Not all white cats are deaf. And white cats are not albino. Due to lack of pigmentation, an albino cat will have pink eyes and be sensitive to light. White cats have genes that carry color. But they have another gene that causes masking of the color. This means that all colors are covered or […]