Animal facts

Mother of the child, who lives in South Carolina, only late at night suddenly realized that her offspring was not at home. Woman told police representatives that, apparently, her child left home at the time when she and her boyfriend were watching TV.

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FNo alcoholic drinks for dogs!or the first time in the history of British justice the person who gave his dog an alcoholic drink was charged. Bristol Court decision was published in one of London newspapers.

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A woman from California, became depressed after her beloved dog named Booger died. She got Booger from a shelter and the dog lived with her for twelve years. To get her beloved dog back a woman has collected fifty thousand dollars, but this amount was insufficient and she also had to sell her house.

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Dina - the dog from a polar station SP-38 - delivered six puppies.
The dog Dina from the drifting station "North Pole-38 " delivered six new born puppies. However, only three pups could survive in such conditions. The expedition members intend to make every effort to ensure that the puppies will grow up to be a true helpers and friends of the team. Their parents, Dick and Dina protect people from the white polar bears, which means that the instinct to protect should be laid in those babies at birth.
A year ago, Dick and Dina were the members of the team guarding the station SP-37, then they stayed on the island Wies in anticipation of the new expedition. The fact is, that animals born in the Arctic, are impossible to be carried to the mainland due to the fact that their immune system was formed in almost sterile polar nature and can not resist the diseases, common in cities.
The assistance of dogs on drifting stations is a must. Sometimes the white polar bears come too close to the stations, as happened more than once, and the last case occurred recently. However, dogs do well with their responsibilities and the situation never got out of control. The members of the polar team did not even had to use weapons.
The most ugly dog is found in the UK.
In the British dog rescuing center ??Mayflower?? (Doncaster) was found an unusual dog. The breeds is Pointer. The dog wears a nickname Agh, he is two years old. He spent many months of waiting in the animal rescuing center in anticipation of the good master's hands.
The appearance of this dog is very unusual. Particular attention to itself he drew by an ugly face with a very googly eyes and protruding fangs. This appearance gives the dog named Agh a rather menacing look.
However, there was a person, who did not troubled by the appearance of the animal from the center. 35-year old April Parker, an employee of a small local town cafe took Agh to his forever home. Now the dog is in good hands, he is living with two April's daughters: 13-year old Jasmin and 15-year old Sky.
The woman made a contribution in favor of the rescuing center at a rate of 200 pounds for the fact that she have the right to be a mistress of the local celebrity, who is considered the ugliest dog in Britain.
April and her daughters do not let their favorite dog a single step alone and they speak of him with great affection: "He looks a little strange with his protruding teeth and eyes, but he's very funny and a temperamental dog."
In the Indian capital on the eve of the Commonwealth Games there were caught about 100 street dogs, that have caused outrage to the officials from different countries of the Commonwealth Games Federation.
Officials from New Zealand, visited the Olympic Village with a check and have found the traces of dogs on the beds in the hotel, as well as the dogs themselves running around buildings in a big pack and the traces of their activity on the lawns. Visiting the sports village gave to the officials from the Games Federation a depressing impression. Pointing to the mud in the buildings, they called them uninhabitable and forced the local organizers to take urgent measures.
New Delhi Municipal sent six people in two cars to solv the problem. they were suppose to catch the dogs. Help them to provide Members of the local charity organisation for the protection of animal rights were helping them.
Several days later, the municipality has provided a report on the work: there were caught about 100 dogs, which are going to be sterilized. After the Games, they will return to their usual places.
According to the administration, in the city lived about 280,000 street dogs. Every day 15-20 people are complaining of their bites.
Flooding has been a real treat for some dogs in the U.S.
In the U.S. state of Washington the Skokomish River overflowed its banks, bringing to the streets fish along with water. A dog named Honey was especially happy with the catch.
Flooding, complicated the traffic, but became the cause of joy and pride for the dog. Hardly anyone would have thought that the river would bring so many fish. As it turned out, the flood occurred in the period of migration of the large salmon. And if the inhabitants of the state have only manifested a surprise from what they've seen, a smart dog immediately began to snatch a fish out of water. At such moments, he looked like a real fisherman. Catching jumping fish out of water, he proudly attributed it to his master.

Dina - the dog from a polar station SP-38 - delivered six puppies.

The dog Dina from the drifting station "North Pole-38 " delivered six new born puppies. However, only three pups could survive in such conditions.

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People always have had the strong opinion that one of their main differences from animals is the presence of a sense of humor. Despite this fact the scientists have their own reasons to doubt and disagree the man's exclusivity for being "humorous". We have considered below a scientific theory, which involves observing animals by psychologists and animal lovers. First to prove that animals are capable of laughing, ??was an American professor Jaak Panksepp. Rats helped him in his discovery, because exactly with these animals professor found out the "rat's" analogue of human laughter.
When expressing their feelings and communicating, rats are emitting a squeak. When they start laughing, their squeak can reach the frequencies of 50 kilohertz. Rats are laughing when they play, also by laughing they respond to the ridiculous or funny acts of the other rats, and if people tickle them, rats also laugh. Rats were insisting to continue the game and the biggest part of attention of the members of the rat's pack was paid to those, who were "laughing" more often. The parallel with people here is very clear - in the world of humans the most popular are those, who have a good sense of humor. This feature is very important in choosing a partner.
Professor Panksepp spoke about the process of identification of those rats, who's ability to play and "laugh" was definetely more developed, and about the research, dedicated to finding those genes that are responsible for the laughter in rats. He is absolutely sure, that laughter appeared before human development. Experiments ??show that it is more likely, that people began to laugh before they learned how to speak. After studying the human brain during laughter, scientists have identified the certain areas where the specific reaction shows on. These areas have been formed in the process of human development long time ago. And the same areas exist in the animal's brain as well.
A large number of the owners of cats and dogs are insisting ??that the scientists just repeat what they already knew long time ago. For those people, who do not believe in the ability of animals to laugh, the dog owners are advising to get a dog - just to make sure that it is quite possible. Some dog kennels even mention in their advertising, ??that their dogs indeed have a great sense of humor.
Banana peel.
Those biologists, who study the behaviors of the canine species, discovered, that dogs have an exceptional sense of humor, which is based on fun. Dogs do not understand the meaning of words, but they feel a person's behavior, they perceive a situation where you are having fun. The base for a dog humor are situations and actions. There are an examples, when dogs, while participating in the Dog Shows, were behaving beautifully and artistically. The emotional condition of the spectators passed on to the dogs, resulting in demonstrating incredible tricks by the four-legged performers. Yet mostly the humor of dogs is to push, drop, throw or close anything or anyone. That's how they joke.
The intelligent humor is not acceptable for the animals. They can not understand the words, and it is unlikely that they will be able to evaluate a subtle wordplay. Remember when the last time you was laughing at the scene of the movie where the actor falls, slipping on a banana peel. Your furry friend could also laugh along with you. Harrison Backlund - an American scientist - has determined that the dog may "laugh", if she sees that her tribesman slipped and felt down.
Some American devotees of science brought a direct relationship between playing and joking in animals. The thing is that from the dog's point of view the game is just a ridiculous situation, from which she has a corresponding reaction. So, Antti Karjalainen, the dog owner from Rovaniemi (Finland) said that his Lapphund named Willy has an excellent sense of humor. Sometimes Willy was standing on his hind legs, pushing the bathroom door by his front legs and barking when Antti was inside. The dog used to like when Antti was knocking out of the bathroom. After the Lapphund let his owner out of the bathroom, he brought ??for Antti a ball, showing that he is waiting to continue the game. The dog also loved to throw the owner's books off the table. When they were falling down to the floor, the dog was barking happily. Antti finds it hilarious and rejoices that he has such a playful dog.
Contagious laughter.
While the humor of animals and humans have a lot of common properties, they still are different from each other. ??Anastasia Elberg - the owner of the cat, said that her four-legged friend is stealing a bookmarks from the books. He does it carefully and quietly so the book remains on it's place.
Our understanding of animals has a direct relationship with the things, we believe are humorous and interesting. Assume that the owner was amused that his dog had ruffled the mop, he brings his own feelings to the animal, thinking that the dog was joking. Sometimes people just like to believe, that the dog's barking is a reaction to a humorous situation, and that the dog can understand words. In the same time the scientists say that pets are listening to our tone and emotions. They do not understand jokes, but they continue to rejoice with their people, as well as with each other. Antti Tuisku - the member of the WWF - said that once he recorded the actions of his Bishon-frieze named Willie on the mobile phone camera. At this time the dog was happy because of his mother's visit. After that Antti has demonstrated a record on the computer to one of his friends, and there also was his dog - Nisse. While viewing the record, Nisse started to make the same sounds, that came from the dynamics of the computer. The dog responded to Willie's happiness. And for Antti it seemed like a contagious laughter. Well, people see this things always and everywhere.

People always have had the strong opinion that one of their main differences from animals is the presence of a sense of humor. Despite this fact the scientists have their own reasons to doubt and disagree the man's exclusivity for being "humorous". We have considered below a scientific theory, which involves observing animals by psychologists and animal lovers. First to prove that animals are capable of laughing, ??was an American professor Jaak Panksepp. Rats helped him in his discovery, because exactly with these animals professor found out the "rat's" analogue of human laughter.

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The country defended the rights of animals.
Aircrafts and the fat dog.
German family that had gathered to rest in Portugal, did not get the permission to come aboard because of their dog, which was too fat. Before their pet always flew together with the owners in the passenger cabin. But this time, shortly before the flight, the family found out that their pet is much havier than the permissible maximum weight for transportation of dogs in the cabin.
For such an injustice, they complained to the court in Dusseldorf, requiring airlines to pay damages.
As written by Die Welt, 50-year-old head of the family went to the other end of the airport to buy a cart for transportation of dogs in the cargo compartment of the aircraft. But when he returned with the box, the airline slammed in his face the window, a man complained to the court. And this happened despite the fact that at the next desk for first class passengers they continued with the maintenance of the remaining passengers.
The family claimed in court a full refund of the ticket price of 910 euros.
The airline, for it's part, insists that was right and closed reception in the normal mode.
I love you to... Sleep.
Everyone knows how cheerful and good-natured our dogs are, they are able to enjoy the arrival of the owner and his attention. However, not all animals are able to have these pleasures - the mix breed Mabel, as soon as she begins to experience strong positive emotions, at once fells asleep like she is dead. Then the dog wakes up, and as if nothing had happened, continues to play. This disease is rare in animals, it is called narcolepsy (or dissomniey). Mabel goes to sleep for a couple seconds, but in theory such a dream could last even a few hours. The owner of this unusual pet is not going to use any special medication, he just learned how to limit the emotions of his pooch.
Drinking Doggy
Dog owners are often faced with this problem - how to give water to the animal outside of home. Most of our four-legged friends are not able to drink from a bottle or suck from the teat, they can only lick the water with their tongue. To do this, you should bring a bowl - how much inconvenience! The inventors have found an excellent solution - they invented and patented a bottle designed especially for dogs. In the neck of a bottle there is inserted ??a stainless steel ball: when the animal starts to lick it, there is water - the principle of roll-on deodorant. This device is very convenient for traveling or jogging with the dog.

AircrafDid You Know This About Dogs? (part 7)ts and the fat dog.

German family that had gathered to rest in Portugal, did not get the permission to come aboard because of their dog, which was too fat. Before their pet always flew together with the owners in the passenger cabin. But this time, shortly before the flight, the family found out that their pet is much havier than the permissible maximum weight for transportation of dogs in the cabin.For such an injustice, they complained to the court in Dusseldorf, requiring airlines to pay damages.??

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Inmates in the prison of Missouri taught the deaf Dachshund to understand the sign language.
In the United States there is a highly developed network of shelters for cats and dogs. Americans are willingly taking the homeless animals from there. However, there are cases where potential owners refuse from the pet because of his disabilities of any defects. For example, people are very reluctant to take the blind animals. And usually the "disabled " dogs and cats have to be euthanized. But there are happy exceptions.
For example, in the city Licking (Missouri), there is a prison, where the inmates are committed to bring up the dogs, which are, mainly due to problems with behavior, not wanted and no one takes them from shelters. However, the Dachshund puppy named Sparky did not obey, not because he did not want it, but because he simply did not hear. Realizing this, prisoners taught Sparky how to understand the sign language. Now Sparky reads the commands from the hands of people. This cute dog also knows the gestures denoting food and walk.
It was found that a deaf Dachshund is so smart and obedient, that he was given a job of a "class-dog" in the school for the hearing impaired and deaf children in Kansas City (Missouri). According to the Director of School Barbara Harrison, \ "the presence of Sparky in the school not only brings joy to the children, but also gives them the opportunity to learn how to handle dogs ". ??"Students of junior classes are very excited about the new friend, " - she said.
Dogs want to have fun!
The world's first non-stop disco club for dogs ??Fetch Club?? was opened in New York in Manhattan. And from day one in this institution there is a long line of a visitors.
Dog owners believe that this is the best entertainment for their pets one can imagine. Especially when they are alone and sad without their owners. And as you know, the best cure for the blues is the dance floor.
Moreover, this is a great way for your dog to make friends and taste delicacies prepared specially for our four-legged friends.
Unlike similar human institutions, dog disco is more aristocratic and intelligent. Animals prefer to listen to a quiet, relaxing music, eat sushi for dogs or meat patties and attend a relaxing massage.
For each visitor of the club there will be selected his own set of entertainment, for his character and temperament. If the doggy wants to have some fun, then on the dance floor the professionals will teach him some dance "pa". In general, little doggies are never bored there.
This institution has become so popular that the "dog lovers" from other countries specially order for their pets tours to the States, so they could fully enjoy the dancing and freedom.
Panda-Doggy, Tiger-Doggy, what's next?
Which spendings the real dog lovers are not ready to face, just to please their beloved Bobbies and Spykies. Here on the list is: the obligatory weekly visits to the special dog SPA, relaxing massages, aroma therapy, teeth whitening, clothing haute couture and, of course, hairdressers and manicure.
Here comes the new treat - the coat coloring. And not just a trite pink or gold - it is more suitable for only Poodles and Maltese, but now you can "repaint" your dog to look like another animals, such as the panda or the tiger ...
This decorative service is now available in any beauty salon for pets. However, this service is not cheap. And if you had the idea to recolor your dog, do not forget - his hair is quite sensitive - just like the human hair. It can become brittle, dull and weak, and also the other dogs may not respond adequately, when they see such a fancy doggy.
If you do decide to subject your pet to this procedure, ask which exactly coloring will be used for your four-legged friend (it is absolutely not possible to use the human colorings). Which company is the producer. Leader in the "dog-cat" cosmetic, and throughout the world pet industry, is Japan. All cosmetics for animals is done solely on a natural plant-base, which eliminates any possibility of allergies and other side effects for the health of your beloved dog.
But the fashion to turn a pet into another animal, came to us from China. Nowadays literally every inhabitant of the Celestrial Empire dreams to make panda, tiger or panther from his pet. ??And indeed, the growing love of Chinese to their pets can be traced back according to the amounts of money spent. Over the past 10 years they became five times more. Although the country still holds the top spot in the world "black" rating on the mistreatment of the animals (both - wild and domestic).
Animal-welfare advocates in China have expressed strong protests against the painting of dogs. And any dog lover can actually agree with them . Dog's skin is not ready for oxidation. Also dog is not able, like us - people, to complain during the process of coloring and tell us that it hurts or burns.
The government of China have listened to the animal protectors and considered the law about animal rights.
According to the document, anyone who would be seen in the mistreatment of animals, will be fined with 6,000 yuan ($ 877) or stay in jail for two weeks.

Inmates in the prison of Missouri taught the deaf Dachshund to understand the sign language.

Inmates in the prison of Missouri taught the deaf Dachshund to understand the sign language.

In the United States there is a highly developed network of shelters for cats and dogs. Americans are willingly taking the homeless animals from there. However, there are cases where potential owners refuse from the pet because of his disabilities of any defects. For example, people are very reluctant to take the blind animals. And usually the "disabled " dogs and cats have to be euthanized.

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Everyone knows, that dogs are working allot and they are helping people in so many professions. There are police dogs, hunting dogs, dogs are helping blind people to live a better life...
But, guess what? Cats are working too! Check this out and find, what cats can do.

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dog churchFirst in the World Church for dogs

was opened in Vermont, USA. The sign at the entrance says: "All religions, all breeds, and no dogmas." The first service was attended by more than 15 four-legged parishioners.
The church in the style of the beginning of XIX century was built by the artist Stefan Hanek in gratitude to his five dogs, who three years ago helped him to recover from a serious disease.
 The church building is decorated with the white stone, inside benches and windows are decorated with the images of black Labradors with a nimbus over their heads. This is the dogs of Hanek, who returned him back to life. The construction of the dog church took 140 thousands English pounds.

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The dog is known to be man's best friend, and for sure there is nothing you couldn't do for your friend. Some dog owners are ready to go for almost anything just to please their beloved pets. And they are ready to pay for it. And if there is a request, the offer will appear inevitably. World Wide Web is full of amusing and extravagant dog accessories offered for sale and now any dog owner can buy those for his beloved pup's joy.

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