In 1845, President Andrew Jackson’s pet parrot was removed from his funeral for swearing.
The sport of falconry is believed to go as far back as 680 B.C. in China. It was probably introduced to Europe arouned 400 A.D. with the Huns and Alans invasions. Falconry now applies to all trained birds of prey used to catch game. The term falconer means one who flies a falcon. Austringer is […]
Pets Welcome! Don’t leave your faithful friend behind – with FHG, even your pets are welcome! Our Pets Welcome! Guide to holiday accommodation in the UK and France where your pets will be welcome is our largest selling title, and is in its 53rd edition. As a nation of dog-lovers, it’s not surprising that dogs […]
We humans take our feet and hands for granted unless they begin to ache. But consider what having feet and hands does for us. Feet give us mobility and balance. Hands enable us to hold items and other humans, protect ourselves, eat, clean ourselves and perform dozens of other tasks. A dog’s paws aid them […]