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2014-02-25 23:00:34

After a long winter, people are ready to get out of the house and enjoy the nice warm weather with family, friends and of course pets. This spring, before hitting the parks and beaches, be sure that pet health and pet safety are a couple of things that are taken care of and don't have to be a concern that could ruin a nice spring outing. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Spring is in the air. Warm weather is starting to show up sporadically and people are getting ready for...

2014-02-21 23:21:01

The Latest Pet Health and Dog Dry Eye Discoveries Reported by Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 "Dog dry eye," also known as “canine KCS” (kerato-conjunctivitis sicca) can pose a serious health risk to pets, especially in winter, reports water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne, a lifelong pet owner. Kleyne offers some easy suggestions to help keep the eyes of house pets clear, healthy and well hydrated through the winter...

Dogs Are Sensitive To Emotions
2014-02-21 04:24:32

[ Watch the Video: Dogs Know How You're Feeling ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Humans can recognize the voices of their friends, get a mental image of them without actually seeing them, and determine their mood based on the tone of their voices because of a special region of their brain dedicated to these tasks. However, new research suggests we might not be the only mammal with these “voice areas.” Writing in the journal Current Biology, Attila Andics...

2014-02-19 23:02:03

Mile High Mutts, a Denver-based full-service dog daycare, presents Unleashed Yappy Hour for 21 and older crowd. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Mile High Mutts, a Denver doggie daycare, presents an afternoon of food, drink, fun and some doggie playtime on Saturday March 8 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event is open to the public. Attendees do not need to be current customers to attend and support this cause. The Unleashed Yappy Hour will be held at Mile High Mutts’ facility, 3500...

2014-02-16 23:00:05

Dr. Robert Ridgway announces the release of new book, ‘How to Treat Your Dogs and Cats with Over-the-Counter Drugs.’ Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 In “How to Treat Your Dogs and Cats with Over-the-Counter Drugs: Companion Edition” (published by iUniverse), experienced veterinarian Dr. Robert Ridgway helps pet owners take better care of the animals that are dependent on them. An informative and practical guide, “How to Treat Your Dogs and Cats with Over-the-Counter...

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,...


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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