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2013-11-06 23:22:55

Zoetis Inc., a former business unit of Pfizer Inc., has announced revisions to the Risk Minimization Action Plan (RiskMAP) for ProHeart® 6 (moxidectin), the sustained-release injectable heartworm preventive for dogs. The revisions are based on a review of safety history over a 4½-year period. Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Zoetis Inc., a former business unit of Pfizer Inc., has announced revisions to the Risk Minimization Action Plan (RiskMAP) for ProHeart® 6...

Wagging Is A Form Of Communication For Dogs
2013-11-01 05:00:03

[ Watch The Video: Silhouette Of Dog Wagging Tail ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Though it might not seem like it to humans, dogs communicate different messages to their fellow canines when they wag their tails, according to new research appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Current Biology. While previous research had revealed that dogs wag their tails more to the right (from the canine’s point of view) when they are happy and to the left...

2013-10-31 23:30:51

Pet Kept Secrets is a new social site geared to pets, pet-parents, pet-related businesses and non-profit organizations. On the new Pet Kept Secrets users can search for and interact with each other, watch dog training videos and find many other useful pet-related resources. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Attention animal kingdom, there is a new website out that is sure to make you purr. Pet Kept Secrets is an all-in-one resource that is designed to simplify and enrich the lives...

2013-10-30 23:02:52

Dog parks help to promote responsible dog ownership and socialization for dogs and their owners. ParknPool has now added dog park equipment to their already extensive of pet amenities. Lexington, VA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 A dog park is a location set aside for dogs to exercise and play in a controlled environment under the watchful eye of their owners. It is a safe setting for both dogs and humans to interact with each other and to possibly learn more about other breeds and their...

2013-10-29 23:35:01

As you make plans for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, football and other holiday get-togethers, certified dog-training professional and author Penny DiLoreto provides tips for making the holidays safe and fun for dogs and cats so the humans can celebrate without incident. Escondido, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 These are not the dog days, says expert Penny DiLoreto. “Look at it from your pet’s point of view: holidays mean kids in spooky costumes, tons of extra food, strangers...

2013-10-29 23:18:40

Avery's Pet Styling Salon and Boutique sponsored the Annual Fox Chase Cancer Center’s “Paws for the Cause” dog walk fundraiser for cancer research. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Avery’s Mobile Pet Spa is dedicated to taking a big bite out of Cancer. On Sunday, October 20th the mobile pet spa grooming team showed their bite was as big as their bark when they joined hundreds of dogs and their owners in Northeast Philadelphia at Fox Chase Cancer Center for its Annual...

2013-10-27 23:03:46

Royal Flush Havanese gives you the facts about a dog's mouth. (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 To let the canine family member “doggy kiss” or not? It’s certainly an issue that divides doglovers. Some find it a natural mode and expression of human/canine affection and others find it downright repulsive. In-between these two extreme reactions, there is certainly a lot of middle ground. Royal Flush Havanese presents the facts regarding this issue. What are the possible dangers of letting...

2013-10-25 23:19:48

Facility Has Implemented Unique Training Process Which Nurtures Puppies to Prepare Them For Their Unique Purpose in Life Moorpark, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 According to the veterinary industry, trained puppies are 60 percent less likely to be relinquished to shelters than those exhibiting common social and behavioral issues associated with the lack of proper guidance. Additionally, creating a strong bond with a puppy beginning shortly after birth combined with appropriate training...


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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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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