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2012-07-19 23:03:10

Dog bite attorney Chris Davis issues warning on the breeds that most frequently attack. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Dog bite injuries force approximately 1,000 people in the United States to seek some form of emergency care or treatment each day, or just under 5 million each year, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). To raise awareness about the most dangerous breeds, Seattle attorney Chris Davis and his research team have identified the top ten dog breeds...

2012-07-18 23:02:58

Taking Fido out for a walk may be a bad idea if you can fry an egg on the pavement. Fresh Patch, a new grass delivery service for dogs, recommends keeping pets inside and cool when temperatures are approaching the triple digits. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Each summer, dog owners are warned that they should give their dogs plenty of drinking water to avoid dehydration and never leave them alone in parked cars, where temperatures can quickly spike. What they may not know is that they...

2012-07-11 23:02:53

Renowned New Zealand Artist Ivan Clarke's Lonely Dog character inhabits a compelling, whimsical world to captivate fans of Hogwarts and Middle Earth in the just- published book, "Alveridgea and the Legend of the Lonely Dog," which has resulted in agreements for film development and licensed brands featuring the endearing hound. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Imagine a lushly realized universe through which an orphaned “Lonely Dog” journeys and whose destiny is...

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2012-07-10 14:03:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As every child likely knows from the old English song, “This Old Man,” you can “Give the dog a bone,” but should you? Dogs love to chew bones, and now the reason why they do has been determined. Researchers from the National University of Colombia have discovered that ancient canines likely adopted the pack-living some eight million years ago to allow for the hunting of larger pray. The reasoning is that the...

Cheetah vs. Greyhound: Which One Is Faster?
2012-06-22 07:27:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com With Cheetahs going from 0 to 60 mph in around three seconds, they can easily outpace last year´s Ford Mustang, but just what propels the world´s quickest land animal to record rates? That´s what a team of UK and South African researchers set out to find out in comparing them to greyhounds, according to their report in the latest edition of The Journal of Experimental Biology. “Cheetahs and greyhounds are known to use a rotary gallop...

Own An Aggressive Dog? Then You Must Be A Disagreeable Person
2012-05-23 10:13:10

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com Do dogs resemble their owners? A new study seems to confirm at least part of that conventional wisdom. People considered disagreeable prefer disagreeable or aggressive dogs, according to researchers at the University of Leicester's School of Psychology in the U.K. The study, which was published in the journal Anthrozoos, surveyed 235 people in the U.K. and North America, who took personality tests and ranked a range of popular dogs according to their...


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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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