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2013-10-29 23:23:31

Today, MerleDress.com, a prestigious supplier in the industry of women’s special-occasion dresses, has happily announced to start its Merle Dress Thanksgiving Day Sale. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Today, MerleDress.com, a prestigious supplier in the industry of women’s special-occasion dresses, has happily announced to start its Merle Dress Thanksgiving Day Sale. All its Merle evening dresses are now available at discounted rates, up to 75% off. “We are excited to kick off the holiday...

2013-01-25 23:01:31

International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR) is seeking volunteers to help end devocalization (cutting the vocal cords of dogs and cats). Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR) is seeking volunteers to help end devocalization (cutting the vocal cords of dogs and cats). As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, ISAR can´t lobby for or against the enactment of legislation, but they can support those who will fight for legislation to end...

2013-01-05 05:03:10

Now, MerleDress proudly announces its updated website. These three sections have been greatly improved: Merle Ask Community, Merle fashion blog, and Merle Dress in French. (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 MerleDress is a leading online supplier of wedding dresses and other special-occasion dresses, and they always pay attention to customers´ satisfaction and feedback. Now, MerleDress proudly announces its updated website. These three sections have been greatly improved: Merle Ask Community,...

2012-09-27 23:01:47

In order to precipitate a national discussion about devocalization, and to arm those likeminded people and organizations such as International Society for Animal Rights who want to end the practice, ISAR has created the "Stop Devocalization Now" Project. Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 According to International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR), unknown to most custodians of dogs and cats and the public at large, there is a widespread practice in the United States of surgically...

2009-08-28 15:05:14

The many textures found in the coats of dogs can be traced to variants in just three genes, researchers in Maryland have learned. The study at the National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Md., targeted three genes responsible for every coat type from a poodle's curls to a terrier's wiry hair, Eric Green, the institute's scientific director, said in a release Friday. This study is an elegant example of using genomic techniques to unravel the genetic basis of biological diversity,...

2009-07-24 07:32:33

Dog breeds selected to work in visual contact with humans, such as sheep dogs and gun dogs, are better able to comprehend a pointing gesture than those breeds that usually work without direct supervision. A series of tests, described in BioMed Central's open access journal Behavioral and Brain Functions, should caution researchers against making simple generalizations about the effects of domestication and on dog-wolf differences in the utilization of human visual signals.Márta...


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2008-07-13 23:03:35

The Å arplaninac, formerly known as Illyrian Shepherd, is a herding and guarding breed from the Å ar Mountains. It was used as a military dog under Marshal Josip Broz Tito. The breed is currently becoming more popular throughout North America due to its guarding and herding abilities. Ancestors of the breed may include livestock guarding dogs from Turkey and Molosser type dogs from Greece. The breed stands 22 to 30 inches tall and weighs anywhere from 66 to 99 pounds. It is a large,...

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2008-05-27 22:40:58

The Mudi is a Hungarian herding breed of dog. It is a versatile dog which can not only herd well, but it can also guard flocks, exterminate rodents, and hunt. The breed stands 15 to 19 inches high and weighs 18 to 29 pounds. It has a medium length coat which is curly or wavy with shorter hair on its legs and face. The color of the Mudi can be black, ash, brown, white, fawn, or black merle. The tail of the breed is generally docked or is short naturally. The breed is not as popular as...

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2008-05-27 17:57:12

The Mexican Hairless Dog is an ancient, hairless breed of dog, also known as the Xoloitzcuintli, or Xolo for short. It may have originated over 3,500 years ago in Pre-Hispanic Mexico, when the Aztecs ruled the land. The breed was sacred to the Aztecs because they were believed to guide their masters' dead souls safely through the underworld. In accordance to an Aztec myth, their god Xolotl made the breed from a sliver of the Bone of Life from which men were made. The Aztecs also raised this...

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2008-05-26 12:54:24

The Havanese is a Bichon type dog developed in Cuba from an older breed, the Bichon Tenerife, which was introduced by Spanish sailors. It was briefly used as a circus dog, trick dog, and court companion in Europe during the 19th century. It is a very natural breed. The Havanese is a sturdy dog for its small size and should never look fragile. It stands from 8.5 to 11.5 inches tall. Its rump is slightly higher than its withers, giving it an agile appearance as it moves. Its face is...

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2008-05-24 22:39:12

The Great Dane is one of the two tallest breeds of dog, alongside the Irish Wolfhound. Different sources report different countries of origin for the breed; some refer to Germany while others claim Denmark is its home. The breed is incredibly large and usually weighs between 100 and 120 pounds. The minimum height of the Great Dane is 28 inches, but some have measured up to 42 inches tall. The coat of the Great Dane is short, and one of six colors and patterns: fawn, brindle, blue, black,...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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