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2013-07-08 23:17:31

DogBreedCartoon provides well over 175 fun and colorful dog breed designs on 1000’s of products. The dog breed design products are available through the DogBreedCartoon Zazzle shop (at http://zazzle.com/dogbreedcartoon). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 DogBreedCartoon announced today the full launch of their new Zazzle store providing an amazing selection of over 175 fun and colorful dog breed cartoon designs on well over 50,000 products. The cute dog breed designs, ranging from the...

2013-01-30 12:24:29

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Shake up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Raleigh's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC(®)) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "The Yorkshire Terrier lived up to its determined nature and made its way into Raleigh's top 5," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The brave little dog took fifth...

2013-01-30 12:23:34

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Shake up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the German Shepherd Dog took Cincinnati's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "There's a new top dog in Cincinnati - the German Shepherd Dog," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This dependable breed has taken the top spot away from the Lab."...

2012-04-27 10:24:21

PHILADELPHIA, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Director of Dog Law Lynn Diehl confirmed what many animal welfare advocates already knew to be true - the Department of Agriculture is no longer enforcing laws designed to protect dogs in the Commonwealth's largest commercial dog breeding facilities. Long known as the "Puppy Mill Capital of the East," Pennsylvania's legislature, at the urging of Pennsylvania's citizens, passed new laws in 2008 that would end the suffering of...

2012-03-26 23:03:30

Stocktrek Images reveals a newly curated collection of military working dogs. These images include a wide variety of military dogs, their work in the field, and interaction with their handlers, showcasing their essential role in the Armed Forces The photos are available for immediate download and customers may also order high-quality art prints. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Stocktrek Images announces the launch of a new gallery dedicated to the hard working military dogs of the U.S....

Some Traditional UK Dog Breeds Face Extinction
2012-01-26 06:06:10

Dog breeds across the UK are at risk of becoming extinct as owners want to emulate Hollywood fashionistas such as Paris Hilton. Paris Hilton owns a Chihuahua named Tinkerbell, considered exotic in the UK, which more people are choosing as the more traditional dog breeds fall out of favor with the public, reports BBC News. One of the oldest breeds that risks extinction, according to the Huffington Post UK, is the English Setter. Registration with the Kennel Club dropped 33 percent to only...

2011-10-24 08:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog breeders in the United States and abroad now have access to a first-of-its-kind tool that will help them make better educated decisions on optimal breeding matches based on science. Mars Veterinary, the global leader in canine genetic breed identification, announced today the introduction of Optimal Selection, a DNA test that is expected to help breeders avoid many health problems associated with inbreeding while still being able to select...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars Veterinary, makers of the Wisdom Panel(TM) dog DNA tests has filed a patent infringement suit against BioPet Vet Lab and PetSafe and obtained a preliminary injunction prohibiting BioPet and PetSafe from selling their dog DNA breed identification kits. Mars has been a leader in the development of dog breed identification services and is the exclusive licensee of a U.S. patent on the use of DNA markers to determine the breed heritage of...

2011-05-26 13:29:00

-- AKC CAR Detection Dog DNA Bank to Discover What Makes SAR Dogs Great -- RALEIGH, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AKC Companion Animal Recovery recently donated $110,000 to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine as part of continuing funding of a health registry for search and rescue and other working detection dogs. This joins an initial grant of $70,000 that was awarded in 2010. The AKC CAR Detection Dog DNA Bank and Health Registry will help...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While the results of the U.S. Census continue to roll out, the findings of a more pet-friendly version - the National Mutt Census - are released today. Launched in March 2010, the Mutt Census - conducted by Mars Veterinary, the leading authority in dog DNA analysis - took a paw print of America's mixed breed population and aimed to help strengthen the pet-owner bond. Mixed breed dogs account for more than half (53 percent) of all pet dogs in...


Latest Dog breed Reference Libraries

Portuguese Cattle Dog
2013-06-13 16:48:55

The Portuguese cattle dog, known by its original name Cão de Castro Laboreiro and other English names, is a breed of domestic livestock guarding dog that originated from Portugal. Its original name means “Dog from Castro Laboreiro” and refers to its city of origin, Castro Laboreiro. The history of this breed is largely unknown, although many stories exist about its development occurring in the 1800’s. It is thought that the modern breed is descended from guard dogs that existed before...

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2008-09-09 21:42:47

The Shiba Inu is the smallest of the six originally Japanese dog breeds. The breed was originally bred for hunting in mountainous terrain. It is one of the oldest dog breeds, originally bred to hunt and flush rabbits, mice, and other small game. The breed was declared a national monument of Japan in 1936. During World War II, the breed nearly reached extinction, due to bombing and distemper. Three bloodlines survived, the first Shiba Inu was brought to the United States in 1954, and in 1992...

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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...

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2008-07-07 22:10:26

The Saluki may be the oldest breed of dog; its history can be traced nearly 7000 years, and it is definitely one of the earliest breeds to diverge from wolves. Historically the breed's purpose was coursing and hunting in packs, sometimes in tandem with falcons to locate the prey for the breed to chase down. The breed once traveled with nomadic desert tribes throughout the Middle East. The breed appears inscribed on Egyptian tombs, and bones of some Saluki have been found in the tombs of the...

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