Did you know that they openend an contemporary art exhibition for dogs? It's got artworks hanging on eye level for the fur friends and it's got an open car window simulator that has a mechanical moving landscape. With a scent blowing fan with meat and fish...and an old shoe. It's so cool! Check out Dominic Wilcox on google.
In Chicago they are having a Cat and Dog filmfestival starting the 28th of april. On sunday you can bring your dog.. only if he's well behaved that is. Google dog film festival.
There is a Weimaraner puppy recruited at the Boston museum of fine arts as a bug catcher! They are training him to sniff out beetles, moths and other pests that could damage works of art.
In Saudi Arabia they have found cave art that dates thousands of years back.. it's a hunter surrounded by a pack of dogs. The rock art shows that dogs where used as hunting partners already in those early years.
Egyptians viewed cats to be sacred in ancient times. There are carvings, papyrus paintings and tomb decorations of cats as gods and goddesses.