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2010-02-12 11:13:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Beth Collins will be recognized on February 13, 2010 as the 2009 Groomer of the Year by Cardinal® Laboratories at the 55th Annual Purina® Pro Plan® Show Dogs of the Year® Awards, presented by Dogs In Review®, in New York City.

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2009-09-03 14:09:03

South Korean researchers said on Thursday that puppies from the world's first cloned dog would be offered to good homes later this year.

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2009-02-19 14:15:00

A South Korean cloning expert has announced that one of the world's first cloned wolves will mate with another clone to test their reproductive ability in an unprecedented experiment.

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2008-09-04 12:13:10

South Korean researchers said Thursday that the first cloned dog, has become a father after the world's first successful breeding involving only cloned canines.

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2008-08-05 06:10:00

The first ever commercial cloning of a pet was carried out in South Korea, where five identical copies of Booger the pit bull terrier were created for an American client.

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2008-07-17 12:50:00

Two South Korean labs are offering pet owners the chance to clone their dogs in hopes of bringing a beloved pet back to life, but the service will come at a high price.

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2008-04-26 00:40:00

The country that created the world's first cloned canine plans to put duplicated dogs on patrol to sniff out drugs and explosives.

2008-02-15 13:41:46

Booger, a dead Pit Bull owned by Bernann McKunney, may be brought back to life, or at least, “re-birthed.” McKunney, who is from California, has put in an order with RNL Bio in South Korea to have her dog cloned.

2006-06-20 06:50:00

South Korea began the trial of disgraced stem cell scientist Hwang Woo-suk on Tuesday with prosecutors charging the man once hailed as a national hero with fraud and embezzlement.

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2006-03-08 13:05:00

His creator has been discredited and controversy has long surrounded him but scientists confirmed on Wednesday that an Afghan hound named Snuppy is the world's first cloned dog.


Latest Afghan Hound Reference Libraries

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2008-09-06 21:14:45

The Afghan Hound is a sighthound "“ a dog that hunts by sight, as opposed to a scenthound). It is one of the most ancient dog breeds, dating back thousands of years. It is a tall dog, standing 24 to 29 inches and weighing 45 to 60 pounds. It is distinguished by its size as well as its thick, silky coat and its ring-curled tail. Other names for the Afghan Hound include the Balkh Hound, Baluchi Hound, Barutzy Hound and Kabul Hound. The coat of the Afghan Hound may be any color, and many...

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2008-05-27 22:43:34

The Mudhol Hound, also called the Caravan Hound, the Pashmi, or the Karwani, is an Indian sight hound and a common companion to Indian villagers. It is also used in the Deccan Plateau as a hunting and guarding breed. It is a relatively rare breed and it is recognized by various Kennel Clubs in India. The breed is ancient and is probably a descendant of the Saluki and the Afghan Hound which were brought by Arabs, Persians and others when they came to India through the Khyber Pass. They were...

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