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History of Man's Best Friend

Posted by Silver Lucy on 27th Feb 2021

History of Man's Best Friend
History of Man's Best Friend New developments have been made in uncovering the history of dogs! Scientists have recently discovered the oldest remains of a domestic dog in the Americas, dating back more than 10,000 years. The prevailing theory is that humans migrated to North America over the Bering Strait from Siberia, anywhere from 11,000 and 30,000 years ago at the end of the last Ice Age. This evidence suggests that animals were brought with the first waves of human settlers to North America! Not much is known about the domestication history of dogs in terms of connecting their much …

Why Do We Even Have Dogs?

Posted by Silver Lucy on 19th Feb 2021

Why Do We Even Have Dogs?
Why Do We Even Have Dogs? Our dogs are many things in our lives. They’re our companions, best friends, watchdogs, second alarm clocks, and motivation to actually get out of bed. Each morning when we wake up to the various and intricate morning rituals our dog have, and we go about our day with these wonderful pups to love, we have to wonder, why do we even have dogs? They are lovable, but they haven't always been. As we all know, dogs were domesticated from wolves or another ancient and long-forgotten ancestor — it is almost impossible to connect a straight path from their wild ancestor …

The All American Boston Terrier

Posted by Silver Lucy on 13th Feb 2021

The All American Boston Terrier
The All American Boston Terrier History isn’t always architecture, literature, or the finite things we see that remind us of a time before ours. History isn’t brick and mortar, or the words on a page that can sometimes show us a glimpse of the spirit of an age. But tactile things are static; their importance and context often eroded over the decades until someone steps in to remind us of their historical significance. Sometimes, we forget about the living reminders of our history and how they can provide a connection to a time or place long past. Consider the Burnett House in Southborou …

The Queen's Dogs

Posted by Silver Lucy on 5th Feb 2021

The Queen's Dogs
The Queen's Dogs Some of the most famous dogs in the world are the royal corgis, and dorgis, which are the companions of Queen Elizabeth II, and the companions of her parents before her, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother. Elizabeth has been fond of corgis nearly her entire life and has had more than 30 corgis since becoming Queen of the Commonwealth realms in 1952. Elizabeth II has had at least one corgi at any given time between 1933-2018. In 2007, she had seven corgis: Mindy, Monty, Missy, Linnet, Emma, Holly, and Willow; five cocker spaniels: Oxo, Flash, Bisto, Spi …

Why We Need Dogs

Posted by Silver Lucy on 29th Jan 2021

Why We Need Dogs
Why We Need Dogs It is said that dogs are a human’s best friend, and the logic behind this sentiment is evident to most dog owners. Dogs are loyal, devoted, loving, dependable, and adorable. Who wouldn’t want that in a best friend? But, according to research, dogs can be much more than a trusted friend. There is evidence proving the physical benefits of living with a canine companion. It varies from increased physical activity and improved cardiovascular health to decreased blood pressure and lower cholesterol. Dogs bring so much to our lives, and science supports it! Emerging resear …