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2009-08-04 13:10:00

Researchers are now questioning the idea that the domestic dog originated in East Asia.

2009-07-10 12:02:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 500 emaciated, parasite-infested dogs were seized from a puppy mill operating near Bowie, Texas on July 7.

2009-06-29 10:26:00

- Buy Your Tickets to Meet American Breeds and Many More at NYC's Javits Center October 17-18, 2009 at www.meetthebreeds.com - NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With dogs and cats having been domesticated for thousands of years, many of the breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries.

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2009-06-20 10:20:00

US President Barack Obama's decision to tab a Portuguese water dog as his family's pet has prompted a boost of interest in the canine breed, experts say.

2009-06-11 16:37:06

A Virginia police chief said an officer followed regulations when he shot and killed a miniature dachshund that growled and ran at him. Danville Police Chief Philip Broadfoot said the officer, whose name was not released by police, encountered the 11-year-old dog while serving two outstanding warrants to a neighbor, the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch reported Thursday. Broadfoot said in a release that the officer was returning to his car when he was surprised by a growling dog running through...

2009-05-28 11:30:18

A Swedish court told a man convicted of attacking his girlfriend with a knife that his sentence was reduced because the woman's dog bit him in the testicles. The Helsingborg District Court said the 32-year-old man received only a one and a half year jail sentence for aggravated assault.

2009-04-15 08:45:00

LOS ANGELES, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

2009-03-25 10:10:00

- Special Presentation of ANIMAL COPS: PHILADELPHIA Takes Viewers Inside Puppy Mills in Pennsylvania and Beyond- SILVER SPRING, Md., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Boney legs poke out from between harsh metal wires. Food and water dishes remain empty for days.

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2009-03-11 22:00:00

Hollywood actor Patrick Swayze is criticizing The National Enquirer for its recent story about his health, which it ran with the headline The End.

2009-03-05 18:07:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BowTie, Inc., the world's largest publisher of pet and animal magazines and websites, is pleased to announce that Bo Bengtson, Amy Fernandez and Richard G.


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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