Archive for September 10, 2013
According to The Humane Society of the United States, 46 percent of American households are home to at least one dog; and 28 percent own two or more dogs. When it comes to dog ownership, Labrador retrievers, golden retrievers, German shepherds, and beagles have been the four most popular breeds for the last ten years. However, more Americans own mutts than the four most popular breeds combined.
Regardless of the breeds they own, it is clear that most Americans love dogs. Those who do will go to great lengths to address any beagle, poodle, or pug health problems that are certain to arise from time to time. When you consider the fact that the typical life span for dogs is between 8 to 12 years, it is easy to understand why most dog owners will take even the smallest dog health problems seriously. After all, potentia
Camouflage has been around for a long time. Having been developed by the French, camouflage was initially utilized within a military capacity during World Was I. The British Army was the first to adopt camouflage as a uniform when two British Napoleonic War skirmishing units wore green camo rifle jackets. The modern military camouflage of today is actually rooted in the avant garde cubist movement popularized by Pablo Picasso during the early 20th century. One wonders what Picasso would have thought about that!
In recent times, camouflage has crossed over from its association with the military to being its own fashion statement stripped of political or militaristic overtones. People wear camouflage now simply because they like how it looks. This makes sense when considering that camouflage mimics ce