Rescue dog Barry

A mountain rescue dog in Switzerland, saved more than 40 lives of stranded people

A mountain rescue dog Barry der Menschenretter (1800–1814), also known as Barry, was a dog of a breed which was later called the St. Bernard that worked as a mountain rescue dogin Switzerland for the Great St Bernard Hospice. He predates the modern St. Bernard, and was lighter built than the modern breed. He has been described as the most famous St. […]


Things a Rat can do

Do you hate Rats? well i do hate them but see how many abilities they have. The average adult body weight is 350 grams (12 oz) in males and about 250 grams (8.8 oz) in females. The adult rat can squeeze through holes or gaps the size of a quarter (0.955 inches (24.3 mm), jump a horizontal distance of up […]

Guinea pigs

Guinea pigs in Switzerland

Guinea pigs are tiny sociable rodents that cannot bear being lonely. In fact they could die from isolation. That is why in Switzerland they have an unusual animal welfare law that prohibits guinea pig owners from keeping the tiny furry rodents on their own. It is against law in Switzerland to keep pet guinea pigs alone. […]