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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,...

2013-05-31 23:23:45

Adding to their already sterling resume of A-list appearances, the owners of Golden Meadows Retrievers breeding kennel are proud to announce that their prized puppies have recently appeared on a national television commercial for 21st Century Car Insurance, as well as, starred in a comedic bit on the popular Conan O´Brien Show. Central Ventura County, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Adding to their already sterling resume of A-list appearances, the owners of Golden Meadows Retrievers breeding...

2013-05-30 23:30:34

Hazel is a three-year-old girl that was recently diagnosed with Stage-3 Neuroblastoma in late April. Located in the same hometown as Hazel and deeply touched by her story, the Golden Meadows Retrievers breeding kennel is proud to announce a fundraising raffle, ending June 22nd, where all proceeds will go directly to Hazel's Fund, a program of the Talbert Family Foundation. Moorpark, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Hazel is a three-year-old girl that was recently diagnosed with Stage-3 Neuroblastoma...

2013-03-08 23:03:06

Lawmakers introduced an act to Congress that, they hope, will close current loopholes that exempt online puppy sellers from adhering to USDA licensing and regulation. Dogington Post urged it´s dog-loving readers to support the PUPS Act. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 The Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act — The PUPS Act, if passed, will require commercial breeders who sell their puppies directly to the public via the internet, newspaper classifieds, or over the phone,...


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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