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2013-01-30 12:24:21

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 Labrador Retriever took New York City'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 Labrador Retriever has overtaken the top spot in New York City from the Yorkshire Terrier, the breed that had reigned supreme over the past several years," said...

2013-01-30 12:23:39

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 Detroit's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "Motor City loves large breeds," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The German Shepherd Dog, Rottweiler, and Labrador Retriever all went up the list in 2012, while the...

2013-01-30 12:23:37

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 Dallas's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC(®)) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "Dallas has a soft spot for Bulldogs," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This kind and courageous breed held tight to its runner-up position as most popular breed in...

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."...

2013-01-30 12:23:31

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 German Shepherd Dog took Chicago'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 German Shepherd Dog remains Chicago's top dog, with the Labrador Retriever close behind," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The Bulldog is also inching toward...

2013-01-30 12:23:27

- Lab Ties Poodle for the Longest Consecutive Reign at #1 and Bulldog Enters Top 5 - NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proving that bigger really is better, the American Kennel Club (AKC(®)) announced today that the Bulldog has muscled its way into the top 5, becoming the fifth most popular dog in the U.S. according to AKC Registration Statistics, bumping the tiny Yorkshire Terrier into sixth place for the first time since 2003. The Golden Retriever also pushed its...

2013-01-25 23:01:31

International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR) is seeking volunteers to help end devocalization (cutting the vocal cords of dogs and cats). Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR) is seeking volunteers to help end devocalization (cutting the vocal cords of dogs and cats). As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, ISAR can´t lobby for or against the enactment of legislation, but they can support those who will fight for legislation to end...

2013-01-12 05:02:59

Dogington Post launched an initiative to increase their social media reach; at the same time, teamed up with a national dog charity to raise money and awareness for puppy mill dogs. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 The popular dog news website, Dogington Post, launched an initiative this week in an effort to increase their reach on the social media site, Facebook. Joining efforts with a national charity, the Dogington Post hopes to increase their fan base from 50,000 to over 100,000...

2013-01-08 08:25:24

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westminster Kennel Club is proud to announce the entries for its 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, to be held in New York City on February 11-12, 2013. Entries from all 50 states and several foreign countries have given the 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show its largest entry in 15 years - 2,721 dogs - as America's Dog Show extends its standing as the second-longest continuously-held sporting event in this country. There...

Man’s New Best Friend Is A Rat
2012-12-28 10:45:05

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The dog has been caught unaware by a competitor for man´s affections. And sure, the dog has a strong foothold on its title of ℠Man´s Best Friend´. But this new species angling for the position of top dog and the surreptitious behavior it displays in doing so can only lead one to surmise that this animal is acting, well, like a rat. The reason one might perceive the rat´s march toward domesticity as...


Latest Dog breeding Reference Libraries

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...

Toy Fox Terrier
2013-09-23 10:48:47

The toy fox terrier, also known as the American toy terrier, is a breed of domestic dog that originated in the United States. This breed was developed from a smooth fox terrier called the “foiler,” which was Britain’s first registered fox terrier. It is thought that this breed was crossed with other smooth fox terriers to create the modern breed. It is recognized by major organizations including terrier is recognized by the UKC and the AKC. The toy fox terrier reaches an average...

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