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2013-09-10 23:29:06

Blue Buffalo Co. Sponsoring Petsmart Charities Rescue & Emergency Relief Waggin’ Programs Wilton, CT (July 2013) (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Dedicated to giving back to the dogs and cats that enrich the lives of so many, the Blue Buffalo pet food company is lending its support to the Petsmart Charities Rescue Waggin’ and Emergency Relief Waggin’ programs. By transporting puppies and dogs from shelters in overpopulated areas with high euthanasia rates to regions of the country...

2013-09-10 23:26:10

Royal Flush Havanese gives the straight simply truth regarding what's best to feed your Havanese. Charlestown, Rhode Island (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Royal Flush Havanese knows how important what a dog eats is to his-or-her health and general well being. The Havanese breed is no exception to this rule, of course. No dog is. Considering what kind of speculation, rumor, inaccuracies, distortions, and downright falsehoods there are out there in the ever expanding media, it's become...

2013-09-10 23:24:49

Houston personal injury law firm Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. is proudly sponsoring a local event to raise awareness of the frequency and severity of dog bite injuries. The benefit in Spring, Texas will run from noon to 9:00pm. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. is a sponsor of the 2nd Annual Event for the Victims of Pit Bulls & Other Dangerous Dogs on October 19, 2013 from noon to 9pm at PJ’s Softball Park in Spring, Texas. The event aims to increase...

2013-09-10 12:30:40

Closing inspection loophole for Internet dog breeders an important step NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA(®) (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(®)) applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for issuing a final rule establishing greater federal oversight of puppy mills and online dog sales. The new rule closes a regulatory loophole in the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) and, for the first time in history, requires...

2013-09-10 12:26:24

The first-of-its-kind program HERO DOGS OF 9/11 is premiering in the United States on Tuesday, September 10 at 8pm ET/PT. The Animal Planet one-hour documentary highlights the legacies of working dogs at Ground Zero, including K-9 Disaster Relief and canine Nikie who worked for nine months helping rescue, recovery, uniformed services and volunteers. UPPER MONTCLAIR, N.J., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Premiering on Tuesday, September 10 at 8pm ET/PT, Animal Planet is airing HERO...

2013-09-09 23:01:16

Attorney Jason Waechter discusses stray dogs in Detroit, Michigan, the dangers they pose to the public, and upcoming survey of stray dogs in the city. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 There is no doubt that stray dogs are a fact of life in the City of Detroit. Recent news reports suggest that the number of strays roaming Detroit's streets could be into the tens of thousands, though as yet there is no definitive number available. The issue has had so much media attention in the...

2013-09-05 16:25:59

Mobile Dog Heart Health Unit to Provide Free Heart Screenings and Educate Dog Owners about Canine Heart Disease ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Thursday through Saturday, September 19 - 21, veterinary cardiologists are going to the dogs in Colorado. The Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will check dogs for heart disease in Boulder September 19, in Englewood September 20 and in Colorado Springs September 21. In addition to providing free heart health screenings, the...

2013-09-05 16:25:53

Mobile Dog Heart Health Unit Veterinary Cardiologist to Provide Free Heart Screenings at BART Duathalon ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, September 14, a veterinary cardiologist is going to the dogs in New Brighton. The Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will stop at the 2013 BART Duathlon to perform free dog heart examinations at Long Lake Regional Park. In addition to providing free heart health screenings, the veterinary cardiologist - one of only a handful of...

2013-09-04 23:04:17

Bark in the Park San Jose 2013 is a fun, family-oriented event that attracts over 3,500 dogs and 15,000 humans. The Largest Dog Festival in the United States, Bark in the Park San Jose invites dogs and their owners to a day of fun, contests, food and dog related vendors. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Bark in the Park San Jose 2013, the Largest Dog Festival in the United States, invites dogs and their owners to this premier dog and family-oriented event. Happy dogs and...

2013-09-03 23:28:06

Annual national dog festival encourages spending more time with the family dog. Woodstown, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Fido’s Festival USA®, a national dog festival that celebrates the joy and privilege of owning a lovable family dog, is gearing up for a ‘fairyTailed’ weekend of fun September 7 - 8 at the Salem County Fairgrounds in Woodstown, NJ. The annual weekend-long extravaganza welcomes dogs of all shapes and sizes and features a variety of activities, celebrity canine...


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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