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DNA Analysis Indicates Domesticated Dogs Originated In Europe
2013-11-15 07:00:03

[ Watch the Video: Where Did Dogs Really Come From? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An extensive genetic analysis of ancient canines, modern dogs and wolves suggests that the domesticated animal now known as “man’s best friend” originated in Europe at least 18,000 years ago. According to the Associated Press (AP), the researchers examined the DNA of 18 different wolf-like and dog-like specimens that lived in Argentina, Belgium, Germany, Russia,...

2013-11-08 23:24:15

Born in October, ClassAct Kennel is happy to announce the arrival of new French and Blue French Bulldogs, which will be available this December. Clarence, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Western New York based English and French Bulldog breeder, ClassAct Kennel announces the arrival of two new litters from this past month. With all puppies from both the Blue French and the regularly-colored French Bulldog litters currently available, interested buyers will be able to bring their puppy home...

2013-10-18 23:18:48

A new infographic from Animal Farm Foundation reveals dog behavior cannot be accurately predicted based on their physical appearance, breed, or DNA results alone. Research in canine genetics and behavior confirms that all dogs are individuals and their behavior is a result of many factors, both internal and external. Amenia, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 What kind of dog is that? It’s one of the most commonly asked questions about any dog. But the answer raises further questions:...

2013-10-09 23:26:06

Professionals Turn Pups into Good Canine Citizens Moorpark, California (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 According to the American Kennel Club, Golden Retrievers are one of the most popular breeds in America. The intelligent dogs are often used in media spots, and have been featured in movies such as "Air Bud". They make excellent family pets and are in demand for use in field trials, hunting, and as guide dogs for the blind. In response to the growing number of uses for the breed,...

2013-10-08 23:19:29

CHF announces the approval of two research grants which will work to establish the causes and pre-dispositions for bloat. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) has taken a significant step toward the eventual prevention of the devastating condition commonly known as bloat. CHF is pleased to announce the approval of two research grants which will work to establish the causes and pre-dispositions for gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV), or bloat. These...

Dogs Don't Live As Long When They're Overweight
2013-10-05 04:50:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Humans aren’t the only ones who should be concerned about obesity, according to new research claiming that overweight pet dogs have a shorter life expectancy than their ideal-weight counterparts. Experts from the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition reviewed data on a variety of popular dog breeds from throughout the US, and found that those who are overweight in middle age suffer a life expectancy reduction of up to 10 months...

2013-09-24 23:02:24

Recognizing there is a deeper bond between canines and humans than meets the eye, CarePoint Health has introduced a new pet therapy program. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 CarePoint Health is pleased to announce the establishment of a new dog therapy program at each of its three hospitals, Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital, and Hoboken University Medical Center. According to Therapy Dogs International (http://www.tdi-dog.org/), pet therapy has positively influenced...

2013-09-19 23:29:43

Through Proven Training Methods, Golden Meadows Prepares Dogs For Any Life Purpose Moorpark, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Statistics from the American Kennel Club indicate the Golden Retriever has risen to the ranks of the third most popular dog breed in the United States. Golden retrievers exhibit unrivaled patience, friendliness, intelligence and eagerness to please; therefore, they are the perfect breed for family pets and are frequently used in the fields of search and rescue,...

2013-09-16 23:01:56

Continental Kennel Club, Inc. (CKC) honors 2013 Breeder Merit Award Winner Jodi Lyn Erbe for her superlative breeding program and immense contribution to the Keeshond breed. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Continental Kennel Club is proud to announce the winner of the 2013 CKC Breeder Merit Award. The sixth annual Breeder Merit Award goes to Jodi Lyn Erbe (of Erbekees Keeshonden) located in Petersburg, Tennessee. Continental Kennel Club celebrates the outstanding achievement of this CKC...


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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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