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2013-09-18 23:01:38

Canine Good Citizen® Test Will Be Administered November 21st, 2013 for Both Intermediate Group Class Participants and for Any Other Dog Owners Interested in Having Their Dog Take the Test

2013-08-28 23:26:16

Golden Meadows announces their dogs have earned Canine Good Citizenship Certifications.

2013-08-28 23:18:01

American Kennel Club Responsible Dog Owner Day Event - R.D.O.D. Escondido, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Executing on its mission: "To help

2013-08-07 23:03:21

CHF launches six week series highlighting three main health concerns for field and hunting dogs. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The AKC Canine Foundation

2013-07-18 23:03:44

AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) funded researcher, Benjamin L.


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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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.