Through the centuries, dogs’ roles have shifted and expanded, making them an integral part of modern nations’ security plan. In the U.S., since the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the use of bomb-sniffing dogs to protect transportation hubs and other public venues has increased by more than 400%.
It’s becoming more and more common to see kids with expensive toys and gadgets worth more than everything you owned during your whole childhood combined. And it’s not surprising to see today’s parents spoil their children like they are royalty. But did you know that there are pet owners giving the same royal treatment to their pets? This infographic showcases some of the more extravagant products for pets as well as some downright absurd pet services.
Life is better with cats! It really is. But did you know there’s a ton of science and research to back it up? The fact of the matter is that cats make us both happier and healthier in a variety of ways. The folks at Catological.com have put together this handy infographic outlining 22 ways cats make people happier and healthier.
The marvels of human architecture are well-known, but did you know that many animal species have adapted into incredibly resourceful architects as well? They utilize environmental factors to construct clever adobes that provide opportunities for protection, safety, reproduction, and survival. They make ample use of the resources available to them, such as pebbles, twigs, leaves, bottle-caps, straws, and even their own saliva!
Do all animals sleep? When does a dolphin have a chance to take a nap? Does a horse need to lie down to get some shut-eye? Do opossums and bats really sleep upside-down? Here are some fun facts about animals’ sleeping habits, put together by Sleepopolis, that may surprise you.
The animal kingdom is an amazing place, filled with a diversity of life. From the depths of the sea, where sharks and octopuses swim, to the serene forests where squirrels and monkeys swing from the trees. This infographic is a perfect illustration of the diversity of life and its aspects. On the left, you’ll find lots of cute facts about animals. Meanwhile, on the right side of the infographic, you’ll find the brutal, bloody, and hardcore side of the animal kingdom featured.
Even though it seems to be very well known that chocolate is bad for dogs, year after year there are still so many unfortunate situations where dogs get into candy and their health is put in severe danger. Dogs need to be protected from getting their paws on people sweets. Here’s a guide to keeping your dog safe from the chocolate stash.
When you decide to bring a dog home, you automatically sign up for new responsibilities. This infographic comes in handy for dog lovers who are going to take the next big step and become dog parents for the first time. It covers everything from the selection of the dog’s breed to annual expenses.
Dogs can often experience a lot of issues that cannot be determined easily. Loss of appetite is the most common sign of health issues, but may also be brought about by a change in routine and environment. Before you take your dog for a checkup, let’s go through the 10 most common reasons why a dog won’t eat.
Whilst we may love the sunshine and look forward to summer every year, it’s not always the same for our dogs. As well as having warm fur coats, dogs aren’t great at keeping their body cool, and they can’t sweat like us humans – they can only sweat through their paws.