Originally a Spanish sailing dog, the Bichon Friseis mistakenly thought of as a French Dog because of the name. Some speculate the origin of bichon to be the result of shortening the word barbichon ("small poodle”.)
For thousands of years, it was the leaves of the Ginkgo biloba tree that served as a common Chinese medicinal treatment for brain function. Today’s shift to Prevagen is based on new scientific research that relies on a protein, which is found in jellyfish.
For some time, traveling with your pets was stymied by quarantine restrictions. With Europe being one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, the United Kingdom and most of the EU had to abide by a strictly enforced quarantine program for over 100 years.
New research has just added ‘human speech’ to the accomplishments of Orca Whales. A feat previously reserved for primates, birds, elephants, dolphins and seals is a new Orca skill that’s surprised even the scientific communities.
Word trends are nothing new. In fact, history is rife with them. Merriam-Webster has given a little added juice to one word they've been watching grow in popularity, and dog lovers are totally down with it.
While dogs are known to instinctively swim from birth, cats are one of the few animals who don’t particularly cotton to water. Yet oddly enough, both of these pets have a long history of being seafaring souls.