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2012-02-28 08:45:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Atlanta's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular breeds in the U.S. "Look out Labs," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The English Springer Spaniel jumped 18 spots last year to become ninth most popular locally....

2012-02-14 16:00:00

CLINTON, Iowa, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University's senior guard Jason Landry won his round one match in the "Dark Horse Dunker" competition and has moved on to round two. "Dark Horse Dunker" nominees are under-the-radar players who have what it takes to compete against the Division-I field during Final Four weekend. The winner will participate in the Denny's Slam Dunk Competition at the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships in New Orleans March 29 on ESPN....

2012-02-09 10:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When choosing a dog breed, there are many factors to take into account, such as temperament, size, energy level, and shedding. With nearly 200 options available, choosing the best dog breed can be difficult. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28987LOGO) Utilize FindTheBest's guide to choosing dog breeds for advice on key considerations and the dog breeds glossary to brush up on your canine terminology. Got specific...

2012-01-26 13:49:00

-- Watch the Top Dogs in the Nation Compete for Best in Show and $225,000 in Prizes -- NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't miss the World's Greatest Dog Show, the AKC Eukanuba National Championship. This year's show will air on ABC on Saturday, February 4(th) at 2:00 pm EST (check local listings). Watch as the country's premier dogs vie for the biggest dog show prize in the world! ESPN anchor Todd Grisham will join AKC's Assistant Vice President...

Some Traditional UK Dog Breeds Face Extinction
2012-01-26 06:06:10

Dog breeds across the UK are at risk of becoming extinct as owners want to emulate Hollywood fashionistas such as Paris Hilton. Paris Hilton owns a Chihuahua named Tinkerbell, considered exotic in the UK, which more people are choosing as the more traditional dog breeds fall out of favor with the public, reports BBC News. One of the oldest breeds that risks extinction, according to the Huffington Post UK, is the English Setter. Registration with the Kennel Club dropped 33 percent to only...

2012-01-25 21:00:00

The San Diego Sporting Dog Club recently re-elected Trevor Niarchos to serve a second term on the Board of Directors for 2012. Trevor is the youngest member of the club ever elected to the board. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 The San Diego Sporting Dog Club recently re-elected Trevor Niarchos to serve a second term on the Board of Directors for 2012. Trevor is the youngest member of the club ever elected to the board. Trevor is also the proud owner of a Vizsla named Brandy. Mr....

2012-01-18 10:37:24

Research examines key demographic variables of Nicaraguan canines Older dogs and male dogs are better hunting companions than younger dogs and female dogs says the author of a new study on the hunting ability and nutritional status of domestic dogs in lowland Nicaragua. In addition, he says, dogs are more suited to wildlife sustainability than other hunting options. "I was a little surprised to find that male dogs are harvesting more than females because few anthropologists have...

2011-12-31 08:00:00

Continental Kennel Club (CKC) announces a new partnership with PetFirst Healthcare which will extend medical and life insurance benefits to puppies and dogs registered with CKC beginning in January 2012. Livingston, LA (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 Continental Kennel Club (CKC) announces a new partnership with PetFirst Healthcare which will extend medical and life insurance benefits to puppies and dogs registered with CKC beginning in January 2012. All CKC registration packages will now include...

2011-12-19 06:08:00

ORLANDO, Fla, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Best in Show honors and $50,000 in prize money went to GCH CH Jaset's Satisfaction, a Standard Poodle known affectionately as "London" owned by Beth Harris, Michel Molnar and Jamie Danburg of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Before a crowd at the Orange County Convention Center Sunday night "London" was crowned "National Champion" by Best in Show judge Mrs. Polly Smith after a weekend of intense canine...

2011-12-05 07:20:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mammoth Dog Beds are gearing up for Christmas. From dog beds as low as $34.99, you are sure to find the right dog bed to accommodate your needs. They offer orthopedic dog beds with your elderly dog in mind, made especially for geriatric/arthritic dogs. Their most popular design, the memory foam dog bed, is indeed their top seller. This style offers excellent support by providing better footing for your dog to get in and out of bed. Made to mimic your own...


Latest Dog breeds 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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