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2011-10-12 08:20:00

In a large-scale study that looked at more than 1,100 dogs formerly used for breeding in puppy mills, it was found that these facilities are seriously detrimental to the well-being of the dogs kept there. Study was conducted by Best Friends Animal Society http:// http://www.bestfriends.org and the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School of Medicine http://www.vet.upenn.edu/; Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 A landmark new study finds that dogs used for breeding in large-scale...

2011-10-11 12:39:29

A psychology team at Kansas State University is studying how elementary and middle school youths perceive and anticipate interacting with peers who have various characteristics seen as undesirable, such as being a poor student or being extremely aggressive. Mark Barnett, a professor of psychology, and psychology doctoral candidates Tammy Sonnentag, Edgar, Wis.; Jennifer Livengood, Marshall, Mo.; and Taylor Wadian, Fayette, Iowa; as well as Adrienne Struble, a spring 2011 bachelor's...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Continental Kennel Club (CKC) has expanded its Rewards Program to include more services and products to members who register dogs and puppies with the organization. Livingston, LA (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Continental Kennel Club (CKC) has again set a new standard for making canine registration services affordable to all kennels, breeders, and dog enthusiasts who use canine registration services and products. âœThe struggling economy has created challenges for...

2011-08-15 09:42:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars, Inc., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Argus Genetics, LLC have entered into confidential settlement agreements with BioPet Vet Lab, Inc. and Radio Systems Corporation ("PetSafe"), regarding U.S. Patent No. 7,729,863. The '863 Patent outlines a process for canine breed identification testing and was granted on June 1, 2010. In December 2010, Mars filed patent infringement suits against BioPet and PetSafe, and against MMI...

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2011-07-27 13:30:00

The Yonhap news agency reports that South Korean scientists have created a glowing dog using a cloning technique that could help find cures for human diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. According to the report, the research team from Seoul National University (SNU) said the genetically modified female beagle has been found to glow fluorescent green under ultraviolet light if given a doxycycline antibiotic. The researchers said the ability to glow can be turned on or off by adding a...

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...

2011-06-20 15:07:00

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It started with a billboard in Los Angeles asking Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher to tweet their millions of followers and encourage them to adopt dogs from shelters rather buy dogs bred in puppy mills - factory farms where hundreds of breeding dogs are kept in deplorable conditions, their puppies sold in pet stores or over the Internet. Sponsored by author Jana Kohl and PA based Main Line Animal Rescue, the campaign soon attracted the...

2011-06-01 17:07:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of May 30, House Bill 1451, often referred to in the media as the "Puppy Mill Bill," has passed by wide margins in both the Texas House and Senate. This proposed law, supported by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, seeks to eliminate substandard breeding facilities known as "puppy mills" in the state of Texas. The bill applies only to large-scale cat and dog breeders and requires that facilities uphold basic standards of...


Latest Dog breeding Reference Libraries

Mulefoot
2014-08-28 08:52:56

The mulefoot is a breed of domestic pig that originated in Spain, although its exact origins are unknown. It is likely that the breed descended from hogs that were brought to the Gulf Coast of Spain and although pigs with non-cloven hooves have been known since the time of Aristotle, this is the only one to be considered a breed. This is due to its established standard and use in agriculture. The stock in America that was descended from Spanish lines was managed by selective breeding until...

Transylvanian Hound
2013-09-23 11:09:59

The Transylvanian hound is a domestic breed of hunting dog that originated in Hungary. The ancient breed was developed when hounds traveled with Magyar tribes into Hungary in the ninth century, who bred them with Polish hounds and local breeds. Hungarian kings used the breed to hunt bears, wolves, foxes, and other creatures, but by the twentieth century, it was on the verge of extinction. In 1986, breeders began saving it, but it is still rare and can only be found outside of Hungary in...

Toy Trawler Spaniel
2013-09-23 11:06:01

The toy trawler spaniel is an extinct breed of domestic dog that originated from the United Kingdom. Originally bred as a sporting dog, it is thought that the breed was developed by crossing a King Charles spaniel and a Sussex spaniel. One of the last known living toy trawler spaniels, known as Robin, was bred by Lady Wentworth in 1911. This dog lived until 1920, when the breed is thought to have been close to extinction, and is now preserved at the Natural History Museum at Tring. The toy...

Toy Manchester Terrier
2013-09-23 11:01:25

The toy Manchester terrier is a breed of domestic dog that originated in the United Kingdom and Britain. The breed was developed in the nineteenth century when a whippet, black and tan terrier, and other breeds were crossed to create an effective rodent hunter. The breed was popular in America during the 1920’s, when it was known as the toy black and tan terrier and when the name was changed to the toy Manchester terrier, a club known as the American Toy Manchester Terrier Club was created...

Tornjak
2013-09-23 10:52:06

The Torjak is a breed of domestic sheep dog that originated in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is an ancient breed that was first mentioned in a ninth century text from the Catholic Church, and later in the eleventh and fourteenth centuries. It was described as an intelligent and non-aggressive dog that guarded livestock and humans, although the Romans trained it to fight in wars and for sport. The breed nearly vanished when the nomadic sheepherders of its native area dispersed, but a...

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