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2014-03-27 23:04:21

Crowdfunding campaign for Dogological to contribute to the expansion of Gabriel’s Angels’ non-profit pet therapy program. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Dogological, the company that uses a psychological approach to training your dog by empowering dog owners through teaching from the dog’s point of view, today announced the company has extended the deadline of their Indiegogo campaign until April 13 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. After launching the campaign in February to the public,...

2014-03-27 12:27:48

New England Patriots defensive back Tavon Wilson serves as Walk Ambassador WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multi-talented entertainer and television personality Nick Cannon will serve as the Grand Marshal at the Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 19. Cannon will cut the opening ceremony ribbon and lead the more 4,000 walkers down Pennsylvania Avenue towards the Capitol, shedding light on the cruel mystery that is lupus....

2014-03-18 23:04:37

Human medications – especially blood pressure pills – cause most problems for pets, reports ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. New York (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 In a new report released today by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reveals that human medications once again tops the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets. Within the human medications category, a majority of cases (4,151)...

Odor Perception In Dog Brains
2014-03-18 12:43:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Behavioural Processes, the scent of an owner may linger in a canine’s brain like perfume. Research led by Gregory Berns, director of Emory University’s Center for Neuropolicy, performed the first brain-imaging study of dogs responding to biological odors. The study involved 12 dogs of various breeds that had all undergone training to hold perfectly still while undergoing an fMRI scan....

2014-03-12 23:27:46

Conversations with a Pit Bull offers vital programming for dogs and dog lovers. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 As the first African American dog photographer, director Foster Corder has always had a special affinity and vision for animals. Over the years, his photographic and film contributions have laid the groundwork for some of the most prominent canine experts in the field. With his new web series “Conversations with a Pit Bull” (CWAPB), he is now a preeminent voice for...

2014-03-12 23:27:34

AdoptandShop.org Donates Percentage of Purchases to Animal Shelters (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Found Animals’ Adopt & Shop, a community of integrated adoption and retail centers, complimented by online retail and education tools, is inviting people to gather around “The Waterbowl” with the launch of AdoptandShop.org, a progressive online platform that unites e-commerce and philanthropy in support of happy, healthy pets. This destination for pet owners offers quality and unique pet...

2014-03-12 12:28:51

YARDLEY, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurological disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord of humans. The limited treatment options available, and fatal nature of ALS, have made the need for novel research approaches urgent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140206/NE60551LOGO Dogs Go to Bat Against Lou Gehrig's Disease examines how veterinary researchers are studying a...

2014-03-11 23:21:28

Nashville Boarding, Grooming, and Dog Daycare Facility Works with Agape Animal Rescue in Efforts to Promote Pet Welfare, Find Forever Homes for Rescues, and Provide Boarding for Foster Pet Parents. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Agape Animal Rescue is excited to announce a partnership with My Second Home Pet Resort that will result in more animals finding forever homes and fewer dogs euthanized in the Middle Tennessee community. My Second Home has recently made commitments to...

2014-03-11 23:03:21

The lifestyle company for dog lovers and dogs exhibits its YaffBars and Spot the Dog products for the first time at Global Pet Expo. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Putting its best paws forward, Mudd+Wyeth will make its first appearance at this year’s Global Pet Expo, March 12-14 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. This South Hero, Vermont-based company is bringing an experience that both pups and their proud owners can share by offering samples of YaffBars, the...

2014-03-04 23:29:47

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and the Florence Area Humane Society will hold a special screening of The Lucky Ones, a film by Creative Liquid Productions, on Saturday, March 15 at 6 :30 pm at the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 2930 Masters Way, Darlington, South Carolina. Florence, SC (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and the Florence Area Humane Society will hold a special screening of The Lucky Ones, a film by Creative Liquid Productions, on Saturday, March 15 at 6 :30 pm at the...


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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