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2013-09-24 23:02:24

Recognizing there is a deeper bond between canines and humans than meets the eye, CarePoint Health has introduced a new pet therapy program. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce the establishment of a new dog therapy program at each of its three hospitals, Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital, and Hoboken University Medical Center. According to Therapy Dogs International (http://www.tdi-dog.org/), pet therapy has positively influenced...

2013-09-19 23:29:43

Through Proven Training Methods, Golden Meadows Prepares Dogs For Any Life Purpose Moorpark, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Statistics from the American Kennel Club indicate the Golden Retriever has risen to the ranks of the third most popular dog breed in the United States. Golden retrievers exhibit unrivaled patience, friendliness, intelligence and eagerness to please; therefore, they are the perfect breed for family pets and are frequently used in the fields of search and rescue,...

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...

2013-08-28 23:26:16

Golden Meadows announces their dogs have earned Canine Good Citizenship Certifications. By stressing responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs, all dogs that pass this 10-step CGC test receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. Central Ventura County, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The renowned breeders at Golden Meadows Retrievers have a well-deserved reputation for breeding beautiful Golden Retriever and Vizsla dogs, however, now making the announcement...


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Border Leicester
2014-09-22 09:07:27

The border Leicester is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England in 1767. The breed was named after the area in which it was developed and from the foundation stock of Dishley Leicester that was used in its development. It became a common breed in the United Kingdom by the nineteenth century and it has been exported to other countries including the United State, Canada, India, South Africa, Japan, Russia, and Australia. The border Leicester varies in weight depending upon the...

Barbados Blackbelly Sheep
2014-09-22 08:17:04

The Barbados black belly sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed on the island of Barbados in the Caribbean, although it has been found to have some African ancestry. The USDA imported a small flock of this breed in 1904 for the purpose of scientific study and there are now two distinct breeds, creating some confusion with the names. The purebred Barbados blackbelly sheep has no horns, but a popular crossbreed known as the Barbado is known for its black horns. The name of this...

Romeldale
2014-09-22 08:03:38

The Romeldale, also known as the California variegated mutant or CVM, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the United States. Its name refers to the breeds that were used in its development, known as the Rambouillet and the Romney, while the term CVM is used to refer to derivative individuals that hold a rare coloration. This breed was developed by A.T. Spencer during the twentieth century. Spencer crossbred Romney rams with his Rambouillet ewes in order to produce a breed that had...

Alpines Steinschaf
2014-09-16 09:26:07

The Alpines Steinschaf is a breed of domestic sheep that is located in the Southern Alps of Germany and Eastern Alps of Austria. This breed is one of four in the Steinschaf group, which is thought to be derived from the Zaupelschaf type which lived during the medieval period or the Torschaf, which is older than the Zaupelschaf. This most likely makes the Alpines Steinschaf the oldest breed of sheep in the eastern Alps. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Alpines Stinschaf could...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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