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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. Ailments go untreated as puppies bide their time among the dying and the dead. These are the squalid conditions of puppy mills, where it's estimated more than two million dogs are mass-produced for profit each year. Hundreds of these...

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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. The star of the movies The Outsiders, Dirty Dancing and Ghost, as well as the TV series The Beast, has been battling pancreatic cancer for more than a year. It's amazing to me that the tabloids such as The National Enquirer print such negative stories about me and my health when there are so many positive things going on in my life right now,...

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. Beauchamp received The Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers (APDW) Arthur Frederick Jones Award at the annual awards luncheon on February 8, 2009, in New York City. The APDW is an organization dedicated to excellence in writing about purebred dogs and issues of interest to owners, breeders and others...

2009-02-23 07:00:00

Dog Fancy(R) Magazine Named Best All-Breed Magazine IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BowTie, Inc., the world's largest publisher of pet and animal magazines and websites, was honored with 28 nominations and nine Maxwell Awards at the annual Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) writing competition awards ceremony and banquet on February 8, 2009 in New York, N.Y. Dog Fancy, the world's most widely read dog magazine, was named the best All-Breed magazine, taking home the coveted...

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2009-02-19 14:15:00

A South Korean cloning expert has announced that one of the world's first cloned wolves will mate with another clone to test their reproductive ability in an unprecedented experiment, the AFP reported. Seoul National University researcher Lee Byeong-Chun said Snuwolffy, born in October 2005, will pair with Minguk, a male clone born in August 2006. Lee said the experiment is aimed at verifying the cloned wolves' reproductive ability. In 2005, Lee and his team were credited with creating...

2009-02-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BowTie, Inc., the world's largest publisher of pet and animal magazines and websites, is proud to announce that Bo Bengtson, editor-at-large of Dogs in Review and author of Best In Show, published by Kennel Club Books, a division of BowTie Press, received the Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers (APDW) Stonehenge Award at its annual awards luncheon held February 8, 2009, in New York City. The Stonehenge Award, given to an individual who has contributed...

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2009-01-29 11:15:00

A South Korean biotech firm said on Thursday it has developed a new cloning technology that is expected to make cloning pet dogs easier and significantly cheaper. RNL Bio introduced the new method to clone dogs using stem cells derived from fat tissue that greatly increases the likelihood of a successful clone. Pet owners have been paying upwards of $100,000 to clone a pet dog, but RNL Bio says the newly efficient technique could drop costs as much as 50 percent. However, those interested in...

2009-01-21 08:45:00

-- AKC Celebrates 125th Anniversary With a Look Back at First AKC Registered Breeds in History -- NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 18th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, according to 2008 registration statistics released today by the American Kennel Club(R) (AKC). But, while more than twice as many Labs were registered last year than any other breed, making it a likely leader for many years to come, the Bulldog continues...

2009-01-17 13:52:36

Margaret Carter, who once blew the whistle on questionable dog breeding methods, says she is quitting Britain's Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club. Carter said she never intended to damage the reputation of the 80-year-old canine group by disclosing that a pedigree dog with a genetic condition was repeatedly used to sire puppies, The Times of London reported Saturday. Carter's claims regarding the genetic condition, syringomyelia, were detailed in a BBC documentary called Pedigree Dogs...

2009-01-13 11:00:00

One in Four Dogs Die of Cancer Cancer is the Number One Cause of Death in Dogs Over 2 MAF Canine Cancer Campaign Seeking to Treat and Cure Dogs DENVER, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog owners and lovers in the United States view canine cancer as the greatest health threat to their beloved pets. They are correct. One in four dogs die of cancer. Cancer is the number one cause of death in dogs over the age of 2. Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) has posted on its Web site,...


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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