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2013-11-21 23:32:33

Program underscores Olde Towne's expertise in pet care and boarding. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Olde Towne Pet Resort, the Washington, DC region’s premier pet care and boarding facility, announces that it has been chosen as a pet hotel for United Airlines’ PetSafe® Program at Dulles International Airport. PetSafe® is United Airlines’ industry-leading animal transport program and Olde Towne Pet Resort is the only pet hotel that boards United’s Dulles...

DNA Analysis Indicates Domesticated Dogs Originated In Europe
2013-11-15 07:00:03

[ Watch the Video: Where Did Dogs Really Come From? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An extensive genetic analysis of ancient canines, modern dogs and wolves suggests that the domesticated animal now known as “man’s best friend” originated in Europe at least 18,000 years ago. According to the Associated Press (AP), the researchers examined the DNA of 18 different wolf-like and dog-like specimens that lived in Argentina, Belgium, Germany, Russia,...

2013-11-08 23:24:15

Born in October, ClassAct Kennel is happy to announce the arrival of new French and Blue French Bulldogs, which will be available this December. Clarence, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Western New York based English and French Bulldog breeder, ClassAct Kennel announces the arrival of two new litters from this past month. With all puppies from both the Blue French and the regularly-colored French Bulldog litters currently available, interested buyers will be able to bring their puppy home...

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...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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