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2013-01-08 12:23:36

Arthur E. Benjamin, inspired by an urgent plea from best-selling Author Dennis Lehane, will assist in the search for beloved furry family member, Tessa BROOKLINE, Mass., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arthur E. Benjamin, Founder of the American Dog Rescue Foundation (ADRF), inspired by the heartfelt plea from best-selling author Dennis Lehane, will assist in the search for beloved furry family member, "Tessa." Missing since Christmas Eve, Benjamin is launching an all-out search...

2012-12-21 05:02:11

As part of an initiative to educate dog owners, the Dogington Post launched their first annual Dogington Post Awards for 2012 in multiple categories. Nominees for the “Best Dog Rescue” category have been released and are open for voting. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 As part of a larger initiative to educate dog owners on proper nutrition, effective training, and other ways to raise a happy and healthy dog, the Dogington Post reviewed products, toys, food, treats and...

2012-12-08 05:02:45

Despite evidence that beagles aren´t reliable test subjects, every day tens of thousands of these dogs are subjected to a multitude of laboratory tests ranging from experimenting with new drugs and medical procedures to testing of consumer products. Dogington Post petitions the Obama administration to outlaw this inhumane practice. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Medical schools and laboratories routinely use, harm, and kill dogs for research experiments. Researches use these...

2012-02-28 08:49:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Kansas City's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Both the Shih Tzu and the Miniature Schnauzer fell out of Kansas City's top 10 last year," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Their places...

2012-02-28 08:48:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Boston's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Bostonians have shown their love for small breeds," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "While Boston's top six mimics that of the rest of the...

2012-02-28 08:47:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the German Shepherd Dog defied the nation by surpassing the Labrador Retriever to remain Philadelphia's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The German Shepherd Dog remained Philadelphia's top dog last year," said AKC Spokesperson...

2012-02-28 08:46:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remained America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The small but mighty Chihuahua made news by surpassing the beloved Labrador Retriever to become Honolulu's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Proving the people of Honolulu follow their own trends, the tiny yet spunky...

2011-09-29 23:12:19

Everyone´s a little bit racist, posits the song from the musical Avenue Q. But it may not be your fault, according to research in the latest edition of the British Journal of Social Psychology. In looking for the culprit as to why people tend to display tinges of racism, sexism or ageism, even towards members of their own group, a research team, led by the Georgia Institute of Technology, found that our culture may be partially to blame. While previous psychological studies have shown...

2010-07-06 01:59:00

MONHEIM, Germany, July 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The findings of a landmark Canine Vector Borne Disease (CVBD) prevention field study, published in Veterinary Parasitology today, showed the remarkable repelling efficacy of Advantix(R) in protecting dogs from ticks and sand flies and thereby reducing the risk of transmission from the potentially deadly diseases they spread. This highly comprehensive study, conducted over two years by the team of Prof. Domenico Otranto of the...

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2010-01-14 12:15:48

Genes are being tested for roles in most conspicuous variations among dogs From the Dachshund's stubby legs to the Shar-Pei's wrinkly skin, breeding for certain characteristics has left its mark on the dog genome. Researchers have identified 155 regions on the canine genome that appear to have been influenced by selective breeding. With more than 400 distinct breeds, dogs come in a wide range of shapes, sizes, fur-styles, and temperaments. The curly-haired toy poodle, small enough to sit in a...


Latest Beagle Reference Libraries

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2008-05-22 18:12:33

The Drever, also known as the Swedish Dachsbracke, is a scent hound, bred to hunt hares, roe deer, and fox. It may be a combination of the Westphalian Dachsbracke and a beagle. The first Drever was registered in Sweden in 1913. The body of the Drever is similar to most hunting dogs in appearance, yet its legs are very short. The tallest Drever stands 15 inches high, much shorter than most hunting hounds. The breed typically is kept solely as a hunting dog and rarely ever used as a...

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2008-05-06 22:31:06

The Beagle is a medium sized scent hound developed for tracking rabbits and other game. It has a keen sense of smell which makes it a popular hunting breed. The Beagle resembles the Foxhound and has existed in type for over 2,000 years. The modern form of the Beagle was developed in the 1830s from several breeds, including the Southern Hound, the Talbot Hound, the North Country Beagle, and possibly the Harrier. The Beagle stands between 13 and 16 inches high and weighs between 18 and 35...

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2007-12-18 11:19:38

The American Foxhound is a scent hound related to the English Foxhound. They are fairly large dogs, weighing anywhere from 40 to 75 pounds, and ranging from 21-28 inches tall. The body of the Foxhound is narrow, and it has very long, straight legs. The Foxhound has a large skull, low and wide-set ears, a long muzzle, and wide-set hazel or brown eyes. The Foxhound bears a slight resemblance to the Beagle; however it is a larger, taller breed. The lifespan of the breed is generally 10 to 13...

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