June 2011

JUNE 2011: Pet Extravaganza!

Author: Special To C2 Magazine | Photographer: Photography by Anne

MEET OLIVER & BUGSY…Our Top Dogs!

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AND HERE ARE ALL OF OUR CONTESTANTS!

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ANIMAL FUN FACTS

$2489.00
is the average amount spent per year on the upkeep of a dog according to a survey done by the AKC in 2004.

100 kittens.
During her productive life, one female cat could have more than 100 kittens.

A goldfish can live up to 40 years.

DO NOT FEED YOUR PET These “People Foods” or you will HURT THEM!
Onions
Chocolate
Poultry Bones
Grapes
Raisins
Raw Eggs (cooked eggs are fine!)
Corn on the Cob
Caffeine
Avacado
Apples
Pears
Peaches
Cherries

Contrary to popular belief, dogs aren’t color blind; they can see shades of blue, yellow, green and gray. The color red registers on a grayscale in a dog’s vision.

The World’s Most Intelligent Dogs are thought to be the Border Collie, the Poodle and The Golden Retriever.

Top Ten Dog Breeds of 2010
According to the American Kennel Club.
1. Labrador Retriever
2. German Shepherd
3. Yorkshire Terrier
4. Beagle
5. Golden Retriever
6. Bulldog (English)
7. Boxer
8. Dachshund
9. Poodle
10. Shih Tzu

People who own pets live longer, have less stress, and have fewer heart attacks.

The most popular dog’s names are Max, Buddy, Bella & Molly.

Ferrets are currently the third most popular pet in the US. There are an estimated eight to ten million ferrets in the United States being kept as pets.

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CH2 donated $.50 per animal to each of the following local rescues Hilton Head Humane Society, Palmetto Animal League, Maranatha Farms and Brooke’s Haven. THANK-YOU to all of our readers and their furry friends!

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