Since 1977, the American Temperament Test Society has been conducting a Temperament Test for dog breeds. The purpose of the test is to measure “stability, shyness, aggressiveness, and friendliness as well as the dog’s instinct for protectiveness towards its handler and/or self-preservation in the face of a threat.” The following infographic charts out 114 dog breeds ranked by temperament
Environmental enrichment strategies are used to improve the physical and mental well-being of captive animals such as poultry, and is aimed at increasing opportunities for birds to engage in natural behaviors, and decreasing potentially harmful, abnormal behaviors, such as severe feather pecking. Learn more about this in the following infographic.
Do you know how mosquitoes get West Nile virus? Or are you aware that nearly 700 million people contract a mosquito-borne sickness every year? These questions and a lot more are covered in this infographic by Pointe Pest Control.
Mosquitoes are an emerging threat. No matter how advanced we are in science and technology, no matter how close we get to Mars, the Sun or any other planet, we just cannot do away with these blood-sucking bugs! In this infographic, you will learn some of the vital facts about the world’s deadliest pest, the mosquito.
There’s an influx of pests in Toronto during spring and summer months when the weather gets warmer. The following infographic, courtesy of Pest Control Toronto, looks at 6 of the most common pests in Toronto. Learn about the risks they pose to your health and how to keep them away.
New products, services and changes in pet-owner behavior are opening up a plethora of opportunities in the pet segment, especially in the areas of pet health and wellness. For example, 9 in 10 dog and cat owners consider their pets “part of the family” — with nearly half of dog owners finding it harder to leave their pet than their human partners for a week.
Many people love hiking and backpacking, but sometimes it can be dangerous. When meeting with a wild friend outdoors, it’s better to know what to do and what not to do, because everyone loves a good survival story. Here is an infographic, courtesy of Restless Backpacker, on how to react when encountering wild animals.
There are nearly 200 sovereign nations in the world today, and each one has chosen a National Animal that is representative of that respective nation’s habitats and biomes. Ready to learn about more national animals? Check out this infographic which highlights 47 National Animals from Around the World.
The Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) in dogs is one of the major ligaments that connect the upper leg bone to the lower leg bone. It allows the dog’s knee to bend properly. Typically, tears happen when there is continued stress on the ligament from walking or running, a burst of sudden force on the ligament or degradation due to age. In the following infographic, learn how vets treat Cruciate Ligament tears in man’s best friend.
Pets are part of our families, so why not take them with you when you go shoe shopping? For many of us, there doesn’t have to be an economic benefit of pets because our companions are, in and of themselves, all we need. That notwithstanding, you may be surprised how our pets have a profound impact on businesses. Learn more about pets and business within this infographic.