Latest Breeder Stories

2014-07-29 23:16:41

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers the downsides to breeding and owning these canines. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 In recent years, the fad of owning designer dog breeds– otherwise known as crossbreed mutts– has become increasingly popular. The Havanese itself has been crossbred with other breeds, producing dogs such as the Hacachon, the Havashire, and the Havanese Shih Tzu. The primary reason designer dogs have become popular is due to the myth that by crossbreeding...

2013-09-16 23:01:56

Continental Kennel Club, Inc. (CKC) honors 2013 Breeder Merit Award Winner Jodi Lyn Erbe for her superlative breeding program and immense contribution to the Keeshond breed. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Continental Kennel Club is proud to announce the winner of the 2013 CKC Breeder Merit Award. The sixth annual Breeder Merit Award goes to Jodi Lyn Erbe (of Erbekees Keeshonden) located in Petersburg, Tennessee. Continental Kennel Club celebrates the outstanding achievement of this CKC...

2011-06-01 17:07:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of May 30, House Bill 1451, often referred to in the media as the "Puppy Mill Bill," has passed by wide margins in both the Texas House and Senate. This proposed law, supported by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, seeks to eliminate substandard breeding facilities known as "puppy mills" in the state of Texas. The bill applies only to large-scale cat and dog breeders and requires that facilities uphold basic standards of...

2010-12-13 14:54:00

Encourage Gift of Dog License; Due Jan. 1 HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Giving or receiving a puppy or other new pet as a gift this holiday season may seem like a great idea, but Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding encouraged consumers to think carefully before adopting or buying pets for others. "It's easy to get caught up in the excitement of the season, but it's important to make sure the pet is going to a home that is fully prepared to care for it,"...

2009-12-23 15:54:00

Consider Gift of Dog License, Due Jan. 1 HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although many people dream of finding a puppy or other new pet under the tree, Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today urged consumers to give careful consideration before buying or adopting pets during the holidays. "Bringing a pet home or giving a pet as a gift comes with a high level of responsibility and a long-term commitment, and that important message should not be lost in...

2009-03-05 18:07:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BowTie, Inc., the world's largest publisher of pet and animal magazines and websites, is pleased to announce that Bo Bengtson, Amy Fernandez and Richard G. Beauchamp received The Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers (APDW) Arthur Frederick Jones Award at the annual awards luncheon on February 8, 2009, in New York City. The APDW is an organization dedicated to excellence in writing about purebred dogs and issues of interest to owners, breeders and others...

2009-02-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BowTie, Inc., the world's largest publisher of pet and animal magazines and websites, is proud to announce that Bo Bengtson, editor-at-large of Dogs in Review and author of Best In Show, published by Kennel Club Books, a division of BowTie Press, received the Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers (APDW) Stonehenge Award at its annual awards luncheon held February 8, 2009, in New York City. The Stonehenge Award, given to an individual who has contributed...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.