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Dog Behavior Senior Health
2013-10-07 15:24:16

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One way to determine whether or not someone is healthy could be to watch that person's dog, according to experts at Newcastle University. Researchers say that monitoring a dog's behavior could be used as an early warning sign that an elderly owner may have deteriorating health. The team used movement sensors to provide unique insight into the secret life of man's best friend. The team tracked normal dog behavior while the animals were...

Dogs Don't Live As Long When They're Overweight
2013-10-05 04:50:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Humans aren’t the only ones who should be concerned about obesity, according to new research claiming that overweight pet dogs have a shorter life expectancy than their ideal-weight counterparts. Experts from the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition reviewed data on a variety of popular dog breeds from throughout the US, and found that those who are overweight in middle age suffer a life expectancy reduction of up to 10 months...

2013-10-04 23:23:50

Royal Flush Havanese tackles the longstanding myth that every year of a dog's life is identical to seven human years. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 It is common knowledge that one year of a dog’s life is equivalent to seven human years. Although this is a respectable rough estimate, this measurement has proved to be mostly incorrect. The ratio of dog years to human can alter greatly throughout a dog’s life. Royal Flush Havanese shows readers how to accurately measure...

2013-09-30 23:44:24

In response to a recent survey sent to over 1,000 of their clients, K9 Dog Park will present a series of dog behavior adjustment seminars. The seminar series entitled “Why Does My Dog Act That Way?” will address the top eight dog behavior concerns from clients. Escondido, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 In September, K9 Dog Park received survey responses from clients stating their dog behavior concerns. The survey outlined 18 various dog behavior issues and clients were asked...

2013-09-29 23:04:46

Celebrity animal activist Prince Lorenzo Borghese, founder of Royal Pet Club and the line of Royal Treatment luxury pet care products, has announced the addition of True Dose liquid pet supplements to its Royal Treatment line of all natural pet care products. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 The Royal Pet Club has announced the launch of True Dose™ natural liquid supplements to its line of all natural Royal Treatment pet products. The addition of True Dose supplements is a...


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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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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