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New PRA Gene In Phalenes And Papillons Identified
2013-08-29 08:52:33

AlphaGalileo Foundation Finnish researchers have identified a genetic mutation causing progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) in the Phalene and Papillon dog breeds. PRA is one of the most common causes of blindness in dogs and in human. This study highlights the shared genetic etiology of many canine and human genetic disorders, and provides new tools to investigate PRA mechanisms while the beloved dogs benefit from genetic testing. Professor Hannes Lohi’s research group at the University...

2013-08-28 23:26:16

Golden Meadows announces their dogs have earned Canine Good Citizenship Certifications. By stressing responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs, all dogs that pass this 10-step CGC test receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. Central Ventura County, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The renowned breeders at Golden Meadows Retrievers have a well-deserved reputation for breeding beautiful Golden Retriever and Vizsla dogs, however, now making the announcement...

2013-08-19 23:17:52

The bulky suction cup golf ball retrievers now have a modern redesign, courtesy of The Ball Eagle Putter Retriever. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 The bulky suction cup golf ball retrievers now have a modern redesign, courtesy of The Ball Eagle Putter Retriever. The Ball Eagle attaches unobtrusively to the end of a putter, making it quick, safe, and easy to get a golf ball out of the hole. Made out of durable rubber and zinc-coated steel, it is so small it is virtually undetectable. The threaded...

2013-07-27 23:05:03

According to a Washington Post article published 7/10/13 entitled, “Pet insurance one of the hottest employee benefits in US, offered by 1-3 Fortune 500 companies,” pet insurance could be the next “big” thing. BelmanInsuranceAdvisor.com looks at what pet insurance is and lists five “you’ve never heard of” dog breeds. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 There are approximately 165 million pets (cats and dogs) in the U.S. According to ASPCA.org, about 62% of households all...

2013-07-25 23:23:08

In tandem with a fundraising raffle for Hazel, a local girl diagnosed with high-risk nueroblastoma, the charitable owners and employees of Golden Meadows Kennels recently gave blood at the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital to benefit young Hazel and other children in need. Central Ventura County, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 In tandem with a fundraising raffle for Hazel, a local Moorpark, California girl diagnosed with high-risk nueroblastoma, the charitable owners and employees of Golden...

2013-07-23 23:29:00

When a young local girl named Hazel was recently diagnosed with high-risk, stage-three Neuroblastoma, the staff at Golden Meadows Retrievers eagerly joined together with the Talbert Family Foundation in creating a fundraising raffle to raise money to benefit Hazel’s family. A month later, the winning raffle ticket has been pulled and Golden Meadows Retrievers is now pleased to announce the lucky winner. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 When a young local girl named Hazel was recently diagnosed...

2013-07-16 23:00:17

A golden retriever being raised by Duval County Judge Emmet Ferguson for new Horizons Service Dogs is named Wolfson, in recognition of Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Ferguson’s 6-year old daughter Emma Ruth has been a patient at Wolfson Children’s many times since her birth. This is the second time that Judge Ferguson has raised a pup for New Horizons Service Dogs, an Orange City-based organization that partners trained dogs with disabled clients throughout Florida. Jacksonville, FL...

Lineage Of American Dogs Has Pre-Columbian Roots
2013-07-11 13:33:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With all the interbreeding that has gone on over the years amongst dogs from around the world, tracing dog lineages can be very difficult. However, a new study from an international team of scientists has traced canine DNA lineages for uniquely American dogs, like Malamutes and Chihuahuas, back to East Asia -- supporting the theory that humans brought these breeds over the Alaskan Land Bridge that connected the two continents thousands...

2013-07-08 23:17:31

DogBreedCartoon provides well over 175 fun and colorful dog breed designs on 1000’s of products. The dog breed design products are available through the DogBreedCartoon Zazzle shop (at http://zazzle.com/dogbreedcartoon). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 DogBreedCartoon announced today the full launch of their new Zazzle store providing an amazing selection of over 175 fun and colorful dog breed cartoon designs on well over 50,000 products. The cute dog breed designs, ranging from the...


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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