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Pet Day

"Every dog has his day."

Yes indeed! And today, on Pet Day, we honor our beloved canine companions with a special tribute tartan, designed to complement any fur color and celebrate the diversity of all dogs. The world recognizes between 202 and 344 distinct dog breeds, yet they all share the same genetic lineage as Canis lupus familiaris. Dogs have been intricately woven into the fabric of human evolution, displaying an innate sensitivity to our gestures and body language from an early age. Impressively, even nine-week-old puppies, not yet fully integrated into the human world, excel at interpreting human social cues—a skill that surpasses that of wolves or chimpanzees! Understanding the nuanced language of dogs, however, requires more effort from us. For example, tail-wagging, often misconstrued as mere happiness, can actually signify a range of emotions, from excitement to high alertness. Recent studies reveal fascinating details about this behavior: dogs tend to wag their tails more to the right when they feel positive and to the left in response to negative stimuli. The exuberant helicopter tail wag, making a full circular motion, typically occurs during joyful reunions with their owners. Today is a celebration for all pets, so whether they're furry with a woof, meow, squeak or wheek; scaly with a slither and bite; feathery with a tweet or squawk; or curious and unusual, give them a special treat! Is your dog listed on this vintage breed map from 1936? Woof! ❤️ 🐶 🐕 🦮 🐩 🐕

Dog Day has two goals: to honor dogs, and to rescue dogs from homelessness and abuse - an opportunity to recognize and appreciate the value and importance of "man's best friend" in our lives.

The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris or Canis familiaris) has been selectively bred over millennia for various behaviours, sensory capabilities, and physical attributes, and are the oldest domesticated animal.

Although initially thought to have originated from an extant canid species (dhole, golden jackal, or gray wolf), extensive genetic studies undertaken during the 2010s indicate that dogs diverged from an extinct wolf-like canid in Eurasia 40,000 years ago. Their long association with humans has led to dogs being uniquely attuned to human behavior and able to thrive on a starch-rich diet which would be inadequate for other canid species. 

Designed by Georgina McIntosh, this tartan celebrates all dogs.

For more fascinating facts about dogs (fictional and otherwise) in movie and television history, click the breed map!

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