Cultura y Literatura
Perfect Pets

Perfect Pets

Perfect Pets

Find out what makes dogs man’s best friend, why cats were worshipped in ancient Egypt, plus plenty of other fascinating facts about our furry, feathered – and even some scaly – friends. In this book you’ll learn all about these amazing animals and their unique abilities, plus some top training tips and care guides to help keep your pets healthy and happy.

País:
United Kingdom
Idioma:
English
Editor:
Future Publishing Ltd
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1 min.
welcome to world of animals book of perfect pets

More than half of us keep pets, and it’s not hard to see why so many of people are self-confessed animal lovers. Pets are more than just animals, they’re part of the family. Simply spending time with a fluffy friend can boost your mood and reduce stress, and these are just some of the surprising benefits our pets have on our health. Perfect Pets is the ultimate guide to the world’s most popular animal companions. Find out what makes dogs man’s best friend, why cats were worshipped in ancient Egypt, plus plenty of other fascinating facts about our furry, feathered – and even some scaly – friends. In this book you’ll learn all about these amazing animals and their unique abilities, plus some top training tips and care guides to help keep…

6 min.
why do we keep pets?

Humans are the only animals to keep pets. Although other creatures have been observed forging unlikely friendships with other species, our own kind are the only ones to keep such companions in our homes that are purely for our own enjoyment. Our relationship with animals dates back thousands of years, as early humans began to see the benefits of domesticating creatures for necessary food and protection. But how has that translated to modern life? Here we’ll look at just a few reasons why we simply love to keep pets, and how they ‘give back’ to us. Exercise It’s no secret that exercise is essential to maintaining our mental and physical wellbeing. Having a pet – especially a dog, or another animal such as a horse that needs regular exercise – is one…

1 min.
wonderful world of pets

US PETS 50% Dogs 39% Cats 11% Fish 6% Bird 6% Other 30% None UK PETS 27% Dogs 27% Cats 9% Fish 4% Bird 7% Other 47% None GLOBAL PET OWNERSHIP 33% Dogs 23% Cats 12% Fish 6% Bird 6% Other 43% None AUSTRALIAN PETS 39% Dogs 29% Cats 13% Fish 10% Bird 8% Other 38% None MOST DOG OWNERS Argentina 66% Mexico 64% Brazil 58% FEWEST DOG OWNERS Turkey 12% Hong Kong 14% Japan 17% China has the highest proportion of fish owners at 17%, while Sweden has the lowest at just 6% Other pets, such as rabbits, are most popular in the Czech Republic, where 15% of owners keep them, compared to just 3% of the pet-owning populations of Turkey and South Korea MOST CAT OWNERS Russia 57% France 41% US 39% FEWEST CAT OWNERS South Korea 6% Hong Kong, China 10% Japan 14% *Percentages don’t add up to 100% to account for owners that keep multiple pets…

6 min.
20 amazing facts about political pets

1. The Queen has owned more than 30 corgis Queen Elizabeth II (1952-Present), United Kingdom The world’s longest-reigning living monarch is also one of the longest-established breeders of Pembroke Welsh corgis. The doggy dynasty began when the then-Princess Elizabeth was gifted a pup called Susan on her 18th birthday in 1944. The pair were inseparable; Her Majesty even insisted on taking Susan on her honeymoon with Prince Philip! There have been 14 generations of Susan’s descendants, but sadly the last royal corgi has died, leaving the Queen with Vulcan and Candy, two corgi-dachshunds. 2. North Korea’s ‘peace gift’ pooches had puppies President Moon Jae-in (2017-Present), South Korea As a diplomatic gesture, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un sent two dogs to South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Somewhat unexpectedly, Gomi the Pungsan hunting dog later gave birth…

5 min.
where to find your perfect pet

Discover the best places to look for your family’s furry new friend Getting a pet is a happy and rewarding experience, provided you’re confident you’ve found the right source. Animal shelters offer dogs, cats and even more exotic options for adoption in exchange for a small donation. While it’s always best to rescue an animal in need, there can be an element of luck when it comes to finding a pet that suits you best. Breeders sell pedigree pets for those seeking a specific style of dog or cat. While expensive, pets from a reputable breeder are taken home as babies, and come with a full family medical history. Animals can also be found from private sellers who can no longer look after their pets and need to find them a good…

3 min.
which pet is right for you?

Ask yourself… How much do you know about the pet you want? a) Not much and I’ve never had a pet before b) I’ve done lots of research Do you have a garden? a) Yes, a large garden b) Yes, a small garden c) No How active and outdoorsy are you? a) I love being active and spending time outdoors whatever the weather b) I’m moderately active and like being outdoors when the weather is nice c) I’m not particularly active and don’t spend much time outdoors How busy are you? a) I have lots of free time b) I’m out of the house most days but have plenty of free time when I’m home c) I’m very busy and am out of the house for 4+ hours most days How much can you afford to spend on your pet? a) Over £125 / $160 a month b)…