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Contrary to popular belief, so-called hypoallergenic dogs do not have lower household allergen levels than other dogs.
Iams and Eukanuba Call on Facebook Fans to Help Name Her Successor and Raise Money for Americaâ€™s VetDogs Mason, OH (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Procter & Gamble (P&G) Pet Care announced today that Euka, its V.P.
Zoologists of Jena University (Germany) present the results of the most extensive study worldwide concerning the motion of dogs and demonstrate precise insights into their course of movement for the first time.
Pets can often find their way into trouble but Petplan Pet Insurance claims data shows that some breeds are in fact more accident prone, requiring extensive and unexpected veterinary care Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Many pet parents often find themselves wondering if perhaps their pet is just a klutz.
-- AKC CAR Detection Dog DNA Bank to Discover What Makes SAR Dogs Great -- RALEIGH, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AKC Companion Animal Recovery recently donated $110,000 to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine as part of continuing funding of a health registry for search and rescue and other working detection dogs.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, almost five million people are bitten or attacked by dogs. Dog bites are a serious public health problem that can cause both physical and emotional damage to victims and considerable cost to communities.
Tibetian Terrier dogs could play key role in developing therapy for early-onset Parkinsonâ€™s.
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While the results of the U.S. Census continue to roll out, the findings of a more pet-friendly version - the National Mutt Census - are released today.
Tana, a female French bulldog, was brought to a veterinary center for her first vaccination, however, specialists there were alerted by the size of her clitoris, which was "larger than normal", and they started to carry out tests.
With Hickory winning 2011 Best in Show, Embrace, a leading pet insurance company helps you find a Scottish Deerhound breeder, understand their health issues, and determine if the 2nd tallest of all dog breeds is right for you. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) February 18, 2011 Leading pet insurance company, Embrace, offers tips on purchasing a Scottish Deerhound, after Hickory became the first Scottish Deerhound to win Best in Show since the Westminster Kennel Club began awarding the prize in 1907.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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