Planning For Pets Over The Holidays

Bella Breakdown There is so much to plan for when it comes to the holidays. Whose house are we going to, what should we bring, how are the kids going to handle the drive, flight, etc? Is your mother going to criticize my cooking again? You know, the usual. But have you thought about what you are going to be doing with your pets this holiday season? If you’ve planned a long, cross-country vacation, it is important to plan for your pets so that everything is taken care of for them ahead of time, and you don’t have to...

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7 Reasons We Love Our Dogs… In Case You Needed More

Bella Breakdown Dogs… can’t live without them. Well, some people would argue against that, but dog lovers would vouch for that sentiment all day long. There are so many reasons that dogs are the greatest companions known to man. The lists of reasons could easily fill the pages of the English dictionary, but we’ll just list 7: 1. Unconditional Love Even when we’re at our worst, our dogs can’t help but love us anyways. 2. No Judgment Dogs don’t judge us when we’ve eaten that 4th slice of cake. They might even encourage it! 3. A Warm Welcome Dogs...

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Another Reason to Love Scotland

Bella Breakdown What is there not to love about Scotland? Rolling hills of green, rich history, fantastic people, golf! And the kicker? The invention of the Golden Retriever! Scotland recently celebrated the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Golden Retriever at the breed’s ancestral home in the Highlands. The Scots partied in style, holding the Guisachan Gathering, a four day festival dedicated to over 300 Golden Retrievers and their owners. The Golden Retriever fest featured activities such as informational lectures, games and picnics, afternoon tea, and even a gala dinner! The video of these happy pups frolicking in...

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Animals That Can Predict The World Cup

Bella Breakdown We thought that humans cared about who wins the Fifa World Cup every 4 years. Apparently, animals do too. For the 2018 world cup, we have had three predictions from three different species on who will be big this year in the world cup. First off, Achilles the psychic Russian cat predicted that Russia will win the World Cup opener by choosing between two bowls of food with country flags sticking out of them. Achilles is said to have a decent past in predicting outcomes of sporting events, successfully guessing three of the four winners of the...

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Service Dog Gives Birth In Tampa Airport

Bella Breakdown Service dog, Eleanor Rigby, went into labor at the Tampa International Airport while her owner was waiting to board a flight to Philadelphia. With the help of bystanders and some Tampa Airport employees, Eleanor, also known as Ellie, gave birth to seven healthy puppies. The father of the seven puppies, Nugget, was also there for the birth. The first six puppies born were all boys, and everyone was pleasantly surprised when the seventh was a girl. Congrats to Eleanor Rigby and Nugget for seven beautiful blonde...

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Bill Makes It Illegal To Leave Pets In Hot Cars

Bella Breakdown Thousands of animals die every year from being left in hot cars. Fortunately, action is being taken to protect these animals. In many states leaving a pet in the car is already illegal, but other states, like Michigan, are starting to adopt these laws. Michigan lawmakers are meeting to discuss a bill about leaving pets in dangerous situations. The legislation would make it illegal to leave pets unattended in a car if the conditions endanger the animal’s health. Veterinarians remind pet owners that cars are like greenhouses. It might be 70 degrees outside, but within 10 minutes...

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