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2013-07-27 23:05:03

According to a Washington Post article published 7/10/13 entitled, “Pet insurance one of the hottest employee benefits in US, offered by 1-3 Fortune 500 companies,” pet insurance could be the next “big” thing. BelmanInsuranceAdvisor.com looks at what pet insurance is and lists five “you’ve never heard of” dog breeds. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 There are approximately 165 million pets (cats and dogs) in the U.S. According to ASPCA.org, about 62% of households all...

2013-07-25 23:23:08

In tandem with a fundraising raffle for Hazel, a local girl diagnosed with high-risk nueroblastoma, the charitable owners and employees of Golden Meadows Kennels recently gave blood at the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital to benefit young Hazel and other children in need. Central Ventura County, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 In tandem with a fundraising raffle for Hazel, a local Moorpark, California girl diagnosed with high-risk nueroblastoma, the charitable owners and employees of Golden...

2013-07-23 23:29:00

When a young local girl named Hazel was recently diagnosed with high-risk, stage-three Neuroblastoma, the staff at Golden Meadows Retrievers eagerly joined together with the Talbert Family Foundation in creating a fundraising raffle to raise money to benefit Hazel’s family. A month later, the winning raffle ticket has been pulled and Golden Meadows Retrievers is now pleased to announce the lucky winner. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 When a young local girl named Hazel was recently diagnosed...

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...

2013-06-27 23:28:14

Animaroo.com has launched a site redesign that will focus on responsible breeding. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Animaroo.com, LLC, today announced it has launched a new online portal to connect families and individuals seeking purebred puppies with ethical and responsible breeders. The new portal is part of a larger website redesign and launch of new apps for Animaroo.com. Animaroo.com is testing out a new way of advertising puppies online that will set them apart from other...

2013-06-21 23:03:26

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces an associate membership with Partners for Healthy Pets. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce an associate membership with Partners for Healthy Pets. This alliance of more than 20 leading veterinary associations and animal health companies is committed to a vision of improved overall health for pets. Created by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, Partners for Healthy Pets...

2013-06-13 23:22:28

Based in Southern California, Golden Meadows Kennels recently paired a Vizsla puppy named ℠Bear´ with famed bassist Pete Wentz and his model girlfriend Meagan Camper. The couple's dog will board at Golden Meadows while Wentz´s band is out on an upcoming national tour. Central Ventura County, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Known for breeding puppies that are frequently featured in Hollywood movies, Golden Meadows Retrievers breeding kennel announces a recent partnership with Pete...

Self-fertilizing Plants Play Part In Their Own Death
2013-06-10 10:28:56

University of Toronto Many plants are self-fertilizing, meaning they act as both mother and father to their own seeds. This strategy — known as selfing — guarantees reproduction but, over time, leads to reduced diversity and the accumulation of harmful mutations. A new study published in the scientific journal Nature Genetics shows that these negative consequences are apparent across a selfing plant's genome, and can arise more rapidly than previously thought. In the study,...


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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