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2011-08-15 13:41:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 19, veterinary cardiologists are going to the dogs in Connecticut. Veterinary cardiologists on the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will stop with a soundproof medical unit to perform free dog heart examinations at Bark Park in Ridgefield, Conn. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110815/CG52437) In addition to providing free heart health screenings, veterinarians will be available to answer questions for dog owners...

2011-08-13 00:00:31

Pet IDs Feature Unique Engraved QR Code and Free Profile Web Page -- Engraving is Guaranteed for the Life of your Pet Fargo, ND (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 dogIDs, a leading provider of personalized dog collars, custom dog tags, dog beds and dog leashes, has added QR Code ScruffTagâ“ž¢ collars to its extensive selection of personalized dog ID tags. dogIDs has partnered with PetHub to make these QR code collars that take advantage of today's smartphone technology....

2011-08-05 16:01:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington, W. Va., became the "top dog" in the national PetSafe "Bark for Your Park" contest today, winning $100,000 for a local dog park. PetSafe announced today that Huntington, a town located along the Ohio River with a population of about 50,000 citizens, received the most votes out of the 15 finalist cities in the "Bark for Your Park" contest. PetSafe, a leading innovator in pet behavior and lifestyle products, launched the contest this...

2011-05-13 00:00:30

Festive, dog-friendly cruise to support local children and canines. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) May 12, 2011 Family dogs are invited to be furry first mates on Sunday, June 12, when Hornblower Cruises & Events holds its annual Dog Day on the Bay cruise. The popular event is the one time each year that dogs cruise free with their owners, and this year's cruise navigates new philanthropic waters by benefitting the San Francisco SPCA's Puppy Dog Tales Reading Program for the first...

2011-04-27 11:07:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Day in New York City turned out to be a banner day for the 100% Cork campaign, as hundreds of visitors to Times Square stopped by the campaign's booth to learn about natural cork's environmental, social and economic benefits and to sign the pledge to use only wine closed with natural cork. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/MM65231 ) More than 200 visitors (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKcFSkm5QPQ) signed the 100% Cork...

2011-04-18 09:14:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PetSafe, a leading innovator in pet behavior and lifestyle products, announces the launch of "Bark for Your Park," a national contest through which one U.S. city or town will be awarded $100,000 toward building a local dog park. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110418/CL84772 ) "In our hometown of Knoxville, Tenn., we've worked with the community to build several dog parks, and we've seen firsthand the positive impact they've...

2011-04-07 00:00:29

Personalized dog collars are our specialty, and these dog collars offer you the ability to personalize directly on the collar. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 dogIDs, a leading provider of personalized dog collars and dog leashes, announces that its Personalized Soft Grip Nameplate Collar consistently remains a customer favorite. The supple leather-like collars "“ available in brown, black and fluorescent orange "“ are made from an extremely durable soft grip poly-coated nylon...

2011-03-23 13:34:18

A University of Alberta-led research team has discovered that insects that bore into trees as long ago 90 million years, or as recently as last summer, leave a calling card that's rich with information. The information is contained in the resin found within trees and on their bark. Resin is produced in large quantities by a tree when it's under attack by insects. Normally, to assess if a tree is under an attack from boring insects researchers have sometimes had to rip patches of bark from...

2011-03-03 00:00:29

DogIDs' high quality personalized dog accessories include dog collars, dog tags, dog beds, and much more. These high quality products are what separates DogIDs from the rest of the pack. Fargo, ND (Vocus/PRWEB) March 02, 2011 DogIDs, a leading provider of personalized designer dog collars and dog leashes, proudly offers its customers a Mendota Products line. Mendota dog leads, leashes, collars, harnesses and more are among the finest dog accessories available on the market today....


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Leucadendron argenteum
2014-10-13 13:16:46

Leucadendron argenteum is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be referred to as the Silver tree or the Silver leaf tree. L. argenteum belongs to the Proteaceae family. Its only naturally occurring growth can be found in South Africa, specifically in the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town. The species is currently endangered and is protected in South Africa. The L. argenteum species grows upright and typically grows between 16 and 22 feet tall. The tree has been known to reach even 52...

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2007-12-27 09:16:35

The Par Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis), is a tree belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. It is the most economically important member of the genus Hevea. It is of major economic importance because its sap-like extract (latex) can be collected and is the primary source of natural rubber. The Pará rubber tree initially grew only in the Amazon Rainforest. Now most rubber tree plantations are in southeast Asia and tropical Africa. Attempts to cultivate the tree in other areas in South...

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2007-01-21 19:37:02

The gray wolf also known as timber wolf or wolf is a mammal in the order Carnivora. The gray wolf shares a common ancestry with the domestic dog. Gray wolves were once abundant and distributed over much of North America, Eurasia, and the Middle East. Today, for a variety of human-related reasons including widespread habitat destruction and excessive hunting, wolves inhabit only a very limited portion of their former range. It is listed as a species of least concern for extinction worldwide....

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin