"You ever notice how Max, Prince Eric’s dog from The Little Mermaid, kind of knows what is going on more than Prince Eric does? He’s pretty observant for a dog." Thats why I hate prince Eric. His dog is smarter -- Kind of like Alistair.
Disney is very clever. This is a huge plot twist. Also Elsa and Anna's parents did not die right away they floated to an island were Elsa and Anna's pregnant mom had tarsan and was eaten by the jaguar (For the Disney fandom)