Latest Chow Chow Stories

2011-01-25 08:59:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Purina® Dog Chow® Brand Dog Food is currently daring dog owners to try its better tasting than ever dog food formula risk-free. In return, consumers now have the chance to out-do them with a double dog dare of their own. As Dog Chow launches their campaign to let consumers "dare" Purina® Dog Chow® Brand Dog Food back, the brand has teamed up with Grammy-nominated sibling trio,...

2010-10-13 14:51:00

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A purple ant named Zis is hoping to make a mark on the dinner plates of children nationwide, and First Lady Michelle Obama has added her endorsement. Zis is one of three ant characters featured at the website ZisBoomBah.com, an online community featuring interactive tools to educate children on smart food choices. The free application--called Pick Chow!--has been named the grand prize winner in the First Lady's national Apps for Healthy Kids...

2009-07-31 15:13:42

The owner of restaurant chain Mr. Chow alleges a rival restaurateur sent a spy to his soon-to-open Miami eatery to learn Mr. Chow's secrets. Michael Chow, who started his first Mr. Chow store more than 30 years ago, added corporate espionage to the charges in his trademark infringement suit against Philippe Chow, a former employee who owns a restaurant across the street from the new Mr. Chow, the New York Post reported Friday. The lawsuit claims a 65-year-old man disguised as a chef was...

2009-02-11 21:44:00

HONG KONG, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc., a leading game developer and operator in the PRC ("NetDragon", with its subsidiaries collectively known as the "Group"; stock code: 777), announced its cooperation with Mr. Stephen Chow, the renowned movie director and actor, who will act as the "Ambassador of Happiness" for its upcoming online game Way of the Five. Being scheduled for an open beta-testing on 7 March 2009, Way of the Five is a cartoon-version...

2009-01-12 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog lovers across the nation can spend each month in 2009 enjoying unforgettable images of the lovable Labrador Retriever Marley, via a limited edition "Marley & Me" calendar from Purina(R) Dog Chow(R) Brand. Celebrating Twentieth Century Fox's blockbuster hit movie "Marley & Me" -- and the lovable pooch who's been capturing the hearts of moviegoers since Christmas Day -- Purina(R) is including a limited edition "Marley & Me" calendar on...

2008-11-23 12:45:27

A dog that had run away from home in Norfolk, Va., was successfully recaptured thanks to a woman's sure-handed tackle, one dog searcher says. Debra Griggs said she and nine other people conducted an extensive search for Sebastian the Chow, which had run away from its owner's home Nov. 15, but it was not the dog catcher's mitt or catch pole that finally snagged the canine, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reported Sunday. Griggs said one woman aiding in Saturday's search captured the dog by...

2008-11-23 12:45:27

A woman with an apparent interest in football tacking was able to bring down a dog that had run away from its home in Norfolk, Va., one dog searcher said. Debra Griggs said after she and nine other people conducted an extensive search for Sebastian the Chow, which had run away from its owner's home on Nov. 15, it was not the dog catcher's mitt or catchpole that finally snagged the canine, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot said Sunday. Griggs said one of the women aiding in Saturday's search...

2007-06-17 12:10:00

BEIJING (AP) - Censors have cut scenes of Chow Yun-Fat as a bald, scarred pirate in the new "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie, saying they insult China's people, the main state news agency said Friday. Xinhua said Chow's time on the screen in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" had "been slashed in half by censors in China for vilifying and defacing the Chinese." The version of the Hollywood blockbuster released in China earlier this week shows only about 10 minutes of Chow's scenes...

2006-01-31 09:53:55

NAIROBI (Reuters) - An American woman working with street children in Kenya appeared in court on Tuesday accused of having sex with under-age boys during the last two years. Police arrested Sherry Hsiao Hwa Chow, 24, on Sunday on suspicion of indecently assaulting four boys who were staying at a Nairobi rehabilitation center for street children. She denied the allegations when she appeared at Nairobi's high court. Chief Magistrate Aggrey Muchelule ordered her remanded in custody...

Latest Chow Chow Reference Libraries

2008-07-13 21:43:23

The Samoyed is a breed of dog which was originally bred to pull the sleds of nomadic reindeer herders from Siberia. The breed was developed not only to pull sleds, but also to assist in herding and keep its owners warm at night, acting as their blanket by sleeping on top of them. Following the Russian Revolution, the Samoyed became obsolete for these people, but enough of the dogs had been brought to Europe to establish the breed there. The breed was used in several famed expeditions, such as...

2008-05-22 18:23:16

The Elo is a German breed, first bred in 1987. The breed is a combination of nine different breeds and 16 specific dogs. The Elo is predominantly Eurasier. It is also 23% Old English Sheepdog and 10% Chow Chow. The other 6 breeds used remain in smaller percentages. The Elo has shown likelihood to be affected by Distichia, an eyelash that rises from an abnormal spot on the eyelid of the animal. This can lead to further eye problems.

2008-05-21 11:18:05

The Chow Chow, which originated in China, is one of the oldest recognizable breeds of dog. Legend has it that the breed was used as a model for the traditional stone dogs, the Foo dogs, which stand in front of Buddhist palaces and temples. In China, it is referred to as the puffy-lion dog or Songshi Quan. The Chow Chow is thought to have evolved from the wolf. It was bred in China for work, such as herding, hunting, pulling, and guarding. The Chow Chow gets its name from the markings on...

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