The National Dog Show is a Thanksgiving TV tradition in my house — when I win the battle of the big screen away from football, that is. Airing immediately after the Macy's parade on NBC, more than 150 breeds will compete to win best in show. This year we'll see six new AKC-recognized breeds — I've gathered pictures and facts on each one, so click through and be prepared for these furry faces.
Another year, another two saved turkeys! The official presidential pardon took place today in Washington DC — what do you know about the spared birds? Find out when you take this quiz and stick around to the very end because there's a gallery of photos in the answer to the last question!Take the Quiz
I love shopping and I love my dog — they're both reasons to get out of bed early in the morning! If you're taking advantage of Black Friday this year, there are a few deals at PetSmart that are worth a detour.$50 off for one day only are the covetable Bissell Yikes! Deep Cleaner (now $80) and the LitterMaid Elite Basic 5500 automatic litterbox (now $70) if you've been eyeing those products at full price!
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I know, I know. Those are fighting words but according to a recent Oxford University study, doggies come out on top in the smarts department. While some assume felines are brighter based on less of a need (or desire) for attention, these researchers found that less social creatures like cats, deer, and rhino have slower brain growth during the same period.According to Dr. Susanne Shultz, who led the research:
Dogs have always been regarded as the more social animals while cats like to get on with their own thing alone. But it appears that interaction is good for the brain and extends to other species, like ourselves. This suggests the co-operation and co-ordination needed for group living can be challenging and over time some mammals have evolved larger brains to be able to cope with the demands of socializing.
Even if we are not together, but my heart loves only you ... ...