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2014-01-10 23:04:14

Anal gland problems prove to be a real pain in the butt, luckily pets show dramatic improvement with Glandex®. Lisle, IL (PRWEB) January 10, 2014

2014-01-10 12:22:51

When Neighbors, Co-workers, Relatives and Friends Cry Foul on a Four-Legged Menace, Cesar Uses His Unmatched Canine Abilities to Restore the Peace Cesar 911 Premieres Friday,

2014-01-07 23:03:33

The name Bella still reigns supreme. Boise, ID (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 In an effort to highlight current pet-naming trends, Pets Best Insurance Services,

2014-01-06 23:25:02

Leading pet finder website, MissingCritters.com, explains how and why animals escape and offers five tips on what to do for a lost dog or lost cat. Reston, VA

Dogs Poop According To The Earth's Magnetic Field
2014-01-03 04:44:08

Ever wonder why your dog turns in circles before relieving himself? A new study published Friday in the journal Frontiers in Zoology may hold the answer.

Harness For Guide Dogs Must Suit Both Dog And Owner
2014-01-02 09:26:41

A guide dog communicates with a blind person via a harness and its handle.

2013-12-31 23:25:18

K9 Dog Park's Facebook holiday photo contest calendar is available for pre-order and will ship in January. Escondido, California (PRWEB) December 31, 2013

2013-12-31 23:22:30

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue's efforts to save the lives of thousands of homeless of abandoned dogs by bringing them to the DC area was featured by Sky News.

2013-12-26 23:20:03

ThunderWorks, the leader in pet anxiety relief products, provides natural alternatives to calming meds along with New Year’s safety tips. Durham, N.C.


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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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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