Fun Fact October 28, 2021.

Are you macrosmatic?  You may be and not even know it.  Dogs are macrosmatic as well as several other animals.  It means you smell good.  Actually it means that you have a good sense of smell.  According the Merriam Webster dot com, macrosmatic is defined as having the sense or organs of smell highly developed.  Those who are macrosmatic typically work in the area of food science or in the perfume industry.  According to the number of scent receptors, the bear has the best sense of smell of all terrestrial mammals. Black bears have been observed  traveling 18 miles in a straight line to a food source, while grizzlies can find an elk carcass when it’s underwater and polar bears can smell a seal through 3 feet of ice.    Listen to the podcast here; https://theriver953.com/lonnies-fun-fact/

Fun Fact October 28, 2021.
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DogtoberFest Block Party

Broken Window Brewing Company is hosting their 2nd annual DogtoberFest today from noon to 6 pm.

This block-party style event will take place on Boscawen Street which will be closed to traffic for the duration of the festival.

This event is designed to have fun while matching up potential dog owners with their future furry friends.

Numerous animal rescue groups will be on hand with adoptable dogs ready to go.

There will also be plenty of food and beverage vendors, live music, and local pet businesses will be present with anything you might need for your pet.

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Fun Fact May 28, 2021.

Pet ownership has a lot of positive benefits, not the least of which is stress relief. According to Blair Justice, author of Who Gets Sick: How Beliefs, Moods, and Thoughts Affect Your Health, physical contact with our pets immediately releases a number of pain relievers in the body, including serotonin, oxytocin, dopamine, and prolactin. But, not all pets are created equal when it comes to helping their stressed-out owners. Some animals are naturally more affectionate than others. The top ten cuddly critters, according to pet helpful dot com; dogs, cats, pot bellies pigs, rabbits, fancy rats, guinea pigs, horses, cockatoos, sugar gliders and, believe it or not, skunks.   

Fun Fact May 28, 2021.
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