Did you know that there are over 78,000,000 dogs kept as pets in the US alone? According to a study that was conducted by the Mayo Clinic, senior citizens who own pets have up to 21 percent fewer visits to their physician. Owning a pet, a dog in particular, provides opportunities for its human to get some good physical exercise and social interaction. It has been estimated that about 1,000,000 dogs in the United States have been named as the primary beneficiary in their owners will. There is only one breed of dog without a pink tongue, and that is the chow, whose tongue is black.
If your pet has passed away, you should consider looking at some memorial stones for pets. Using pet memorial stones and other types of animal memorials can be a nice way to memorialize the life of your pet after he or she has passed away. Take a look at pet stones, pet markers, and other memorial stones for pets on the world wide web if you are looking to find a nice memorial that you can use on your property.