Fast Factz

  • Did you know the Beach Boys released an album featuring pets? Pet Sounds was released May 16, 1966 and was the first of its kind “concept album”. Brian Wilson’s dogs Banana and Louie contributed to the album – with barking!
  • According to research, dogs are about as smart as a human two or three year old – they can understand 150-200 words including signals and hand movements. A Border Collie named Chaser reportedly learned 1,022 separate words – an amazing student!
  • The group of words for cat (catt, cath, chat, katze) all derive from the Latin catus meaning domestic cat as opposed to feles, or wild cat
  • October is National Dental Hygiene Month – make sure you take care of your teeth – and those of your dogs and cats (see above)