In 1845, President Andrew Jackson’s pet parrot was removed from his funeral for swearing.
Some horses, especially those with pink skin, can suffer painful sunburns which produce blisters around the eyes, muzzle, lips, flanks and sheath. Appaloosas, Paints, Pintos, horses with white or pale markings are more prone to sunburn distress. Melanin, the pigment that protects skin from sunburn, is absent in pink-skinned horses. Sunburn can also lead to […]
With humans, eye contact can mean different things depending on one’s culture. In the U.S. and most of Europe, eye contact signifies genuine interest in another person. It can also be flirtatious and a signal that the person making eye contact is confident and bold. In other cultures eye contact can be seen as a […]
Have you ever wondered how breed names came about? Some are obvious such as those named for their places of origin. Others are named for the person who developed them, the breed’s job and still others were inspired names. Here are some examples. Cairn Terrier – Called cairns in Scotland (home to this terrier), they […]