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Tail Chasing Dogs May Have OCD
2012-08-21 05:26:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While there are many fine reasons to own a dog, perhaps one of the best reasons are the hours upon hours of sheer entertainment you´ll receive for the price of some kibble and pet rent, where applicable. You´ll be able to watch and laugh as your hound sniffs with a childlike curiosity at something hopping in the grass or take short videos of Fido as he chases an imaginary ship through your house and to the door,...

2012-07-19 23:03:10

Dog bite attorney Chris Davis issues warning on the breeds that most frequently attack. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Dog bite injuries force approximately 1,000 people in the United States to seek some form of emergency care or treatment each day, or just under 5 million each year, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). To raise awareness about the most dangerous breeds, Seattle attorney Chris Davis and his research team have identified the top ten dog breeds...

2008-12-19 19:47:24

Neighbors of a dog-breeding widow in Scotland learned Friday that she had been a millionaire and that she had left those millions for animal welfare. Grace Smith, 84, left an estate of more than 7 million pounds ($10.5 million), The Scotsman reported. About half the money goes to the Dogs Trust and most of the rest to other animal welfare organizations. Smith also made sure that her last pets are provided for. Her dogs, Winnie and Harry, and her cat, Puss Puss, get a total of 50 thousand...

2008-08-07 18:01:52

A YOUNG boy was recovering in hospital today after being attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrier. The seven-year-old received bites to his legs and buttocks during the incident in Killingworth, North Tyneside, police said. (c) 2008 Liverpool Echo. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

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2008-03-25 06:05:00

Sure, people are allergic to dogs. But dogs to people? Absolutely. Just ask Fui (pronounce that Phooey). The 6-year-old Shar-Pei, a "princess," according to her owner, Pam Escobar, loves to be petted. But if Fui didn't take pills twice a day and get allergy shots every two weeks, she would scratch and lick. A lot. Canine allergic reactions to human dander are skin-related and don't include sneezing. "It's never an obvious and direct reaction," said Dr. Tom Lewis, a Phoenix-based...

2006-02-15 01:45:00

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK -- A colored bull terrier known as Rufus made history on Tuesday, becoming the first of his breed to win best in show at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Formally named Rocky Top's Sundance Kid, the 5-year-old tan and white bull terrier beat six other finalists, including classic family dogs such as a golden retriever and an Old English sheepdog who were the clear crowd pleasers. He also triumphed over more than 2,600 other entrants at the world's...

2005-07-27 13:15:53

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Denver animal lovers have set up an underground network to save pit bulls from being put to death under a city measure that bans residents from owning the dog breed. More than 290 pit bulls have been killed at Denver's dog pound since the city resumed enforcing the ban in May after overcoming legal challenges to a ban enacted after a series of pit bull attacks, including the fatal mauling of a 3-year-old boy. "Singling out the breed is absurd," said...


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2008-05-28 11:20:09

The Pointer, also called the English Pointer, is a gun dog breed which originated in England in the 16th or 17th century. Its ancestors include the Greyhound, Foxhound, Bloodhound, and the Bull Terrier; each of these breeds contributed to its personality and hunting skills. The breed is bred to work with hunters in finding upland game. It is especially good at hunting birds such as the bobwhite quail, pheasant, grouse, and woodcock. They were brought to the U.S. in the late 1800s, and have...

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2008-05-27 23:14:49

The Olde English Bulldogge is a recreation of the Old English Bulldog, an extinct bull-baiting breed which existed in England during the 19th century. After the Cruelty to Animals Act was passed in Parliament in 1835, blood sport was outlawed, and the breed quickly became extinct. The Olde English Bulldogge was developed a century later in the 1970s by David Leavitt, of Coatesville, Pennsylvania. His goal was to create a breed with the health, athleticism, and look of the original Old English...

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2008-05-27 17:59:27

The Miniature Bull Terrier is a miniaturized version of the Standard Bull Terrier which was officially recognized in 1991. It was bred using selective breeding, and was at one point becoming so small and frail that the weight limit had to be replaced with a height limit in the breed standard. The breed generally stands at least 10 inches high, but no more than 14. It tends to weigh 20 to 35 pounds, and its weight is proportionate to its height. The breed has a very strong build like its...

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2008-05-18 22:52:41

The Bull Terrier, also called the English Bull Terrier, is a thick-set breed in the terrier family. Its most recognizable feature is its "˜egg shaped' head, flat on the top, with a Roman muzzle. The Bull Terrier has close-set, triangle-shaped eyes, and a round, stocky body. Its hair can be white, or any other color, often with white markings. It generally stands from 20 to 24 inches high and weighs 35 to 60 pounds. The breed is outgoing and active, both mentally and physically. It is...

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2007-12-18 11:55:42

The Australian Cattle Dog also goes by the names Queensland Heeler, Blue Heeler and Red Heeler. It is a high-energy medium-sized dog bred to herd cattle. The origins of the breed are unknown, although they probably began with a cattle dog, bread with a Dingo, and then bred to a Collie, then a Bull Terrier. The result of this was a cattle dog "“ slightly heavier and more muscular than a Border Collie and less temperamental. The Australian Cattle Dog or Heeler has great herding ability,...

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