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2014-02-13 04:20:39

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with pets and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text. This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service. Coming up in 2014 are...

2014-02-12 23:02:50

Dogological is launching an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in partnership with Gabriel’s Angels, a non-profit organization that serves over 13,000 abused, neglected, and at-risk children in Arizona with pet therapy, in order to bring the Dogological Dog Teaching Method At-home Program DVD set available to dog owners worldwide. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Dogological, a company that seeks to empower dog owners by teaching from the dog’s point of view, today announced the...

2014-02-06 23:02:59

K9 Dog Park, the leading dog training, grooming, daycare and boarding center for southern California, announced today that it will sponsor Free Admission at The San Diego Pet Expo Saturday, March 1, 2014. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 K9 Dog Park is proud to sponsor FREE ADMISSION to all attendees at The San Diego Pet Expo. The event will be held Indoors at the famous Del Mar Fairgrounds and include over 150 Exhibitors. The event, which will feature Shorty & Hercules from...

2014-02-01 23:00:43

ThunderWorks anxiety solutions calm pet stress and quiet anxious pups who bark excessively. Durham, NC (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 As one of the most reported noise complaints in neighborhoods throughout the United States, excessive barking can take a frustrating and problematic toll on dog owners. From costly fines, police warnings and dealing with irritated neighbors, to risking potential revocation of a pet, this negative behavior poses a serious threat to the overall wellbeing of pets...

2014-01-31 23:22:40

Dog psychology specialist and a non-profit therapy dog organization team up to bring humane dog training nationwide in honor of National Train Your Dog Month Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Dogological, a company that seeks to empower dog owners by teaching from the dog’s point of view, is celebrating the Association of Pet Dog Trainers’ (APDT) National Train Your Dog Month by partnering with Gabriel’s Angels, a non-profit organization that serves over 13,000 abused, neglected,...

Wolves Learn From Each Other Better Than Dogs
2014-01-31 07:52:25

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna Although wolves and dogs are closely related, they show some striking differences. Scientists from the Messerli Research Institute at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna have undertaken experiments that suggest that wolves observe one another more closely than dogs and so are better at learning from one another. The scientists believe that cooperation among wolves is the basis of the understanding between dogs and humans. Their findings...

2014-01-30 23:04:24

K9 Dog Park releases 2014 training schedule to teach dogs to avoid rattlesnakes. The company uniquely trains dogs and their owners to avoid snakes without using shock collars. Escondido, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 K9 Dog Park will begin training dogs to avoid rattlesnakes on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., the first training for this class in the 2014 season. Subsequent classes will be available mostly on Wednesday evenings so attendees can have time to arrive with their dogs...

2014-01-30 23:03:14

AKC Canine Health Foundation-funded research looks at health implications of early spay and neuter in an expanded pool of dogs. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce additional funding for continuing research on the health implications of early spay and neuter in dogs. The funding was awarded to Dr. Benjamin L. Hart of the University of California, Davis to expand his earlier work and consider breed differences in vulnerability...

2014-01-28 23:31:11

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is thrilled to announce it gained its 18,000th fan this weekend! This successful organization uses its Facebook page to communicate with supporters across the nation -- and the globe. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 This weekend, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue (LDAR) made its 18,000th friend on Facebook. As of Monday, January 27th, LDAR had 18.066 fans. Lucky Dog's fans come from many places, from the Washington DC metro region, other parts of the United...

2014-01-28 23:04:55

The top 10 most popular dog and cat breeds enrolled with the agency in 2013. Boise, ID (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC (Pets Best), a leading U.S. pet insurance agency, today released its list of the top 10 most popular dog and cat breeds enrolled with the agency in 2013. In the company’s eight years of insuring dogs and cats, the top 10 most popular breeds have remained relatively consistent. However, the agency has noticed definite trends during the years,...


Latest Dog Reference Libraries

Beast of Bladenboro
2013-09-17 12:23:19

The Beast of Bladenboro is a creature that was blamed for a slew of animal deaths in the winter of 1953-54 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. Witnesses and trackers of the beast suggested it was most likely a wildcat, but uncertainty of its true identity classifies it as a cryptid. Eight miles from Bladenboro in Clarkton, North Carolina, a dog was found dead, on December 29, 1953, possibly caused by the beast of Bladenboro. Witnesses described the creature as sleek, black, and about five feet...

Tamaskan Dog
2013-09-10 15:38:49

The Tamaskan dog, also known as the Tamaskan Husky, is a breed of domestic sled dog that originated from Finland. Jennie Peacock and Lynn Hardey, who created it to resemble a wolf and preform many duties, used breeds including the Alaskan malamute, Siberian husky, and the Northern Inuit, among other breeds. The first successful litter was born in 2002, but the breed did not receive its name until 2006, the same year that registries were formed to record information about as many dogs as...

Tibetan Mastiff
2013-06-19 12:40:48

The Tibetan Mastiff is a breed of domestic guard dog that originated in Asia, where it was used to guard livestock, palaces, tents, villages, and monasteries. The breed was known by many names in different regions, including Bhote Kukur, which translates to “someone from Tibet” and “dog” in Nepali. The term mastiff was once used to denote a number of large breeds, but the Tibetan mastiff is not a true mastiff. The Tibetan Mastiff was very popular in England in the early nineteenth...

Portuguese Cattle Dog
2013-06-13 16:48:55

The Portuguese cattle dog, known by its original name Cão de Castro Laboreiro and other English names, is a breed of domestic livestock guarding dog that originated from Portugal. Its original name means “Dog from Castro Laboreiro” and refers to its city of origin, Castro Laboreiro. The history of this breed is largely unknown, although many stories exist about its development occurring in the 1800’s. It is thought that the modern breed is descended from guard dogs that existed before...

Toy Bulldog
2013-06-11 11:37:04

The toy bulldog is a breed of domestic dog that once existed between the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The first attempt to develop this species occurred when breeders tried to make the bulldog smaller. This was conducted by breeding small bulldogs, but did not result in consistent, healthy toy puppies, with some litters containing normal sized puppies. Another attempt to develop the breed occurred when the English bulldog, the French bulldog, and other types of bulldogs were...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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