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2015-05-07 23:03:44

Local dog-care company Pet Groomerie is pleased to announce its donation of more than $45,000 in services and monetary donations to the

2015-05-06 23:02:31

Free Webinar to Cover Important Information on New Treatments for Canine Cancer Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a

2015-05-06 23:01:48

Animal Medical Center of Streetsboro speaks out on recent research citing increasing health benefits for pet owners. Streetsboro, Ohio (PRWEB) May 06, 2015

2015-05-05 23:09:58

Royal Flush Havanese discusses common hazards associated with the warmer spring weather that can prove harmful to canines. Charlestown, Rhode Island (PRWEB)

2015-05-05 12:29:06

NEW YORK, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Good Dog Foundation, a globally recognized leader in therapy dog training, placement and research, and the Planet Dog Foundation, the charitable arm

2015-05-01 08:27:33

PINEHURST, N.C., May. 01, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health is the developer of the Assisi Loop(TM), an effective non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).

2015-04-30 16:33:09

Introduces his adopted dogs and explains pet adoption process NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, radio host and entertainer

2015-04-30 12:37:24

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For a third year in a row, Electric Guard Dog has scaled the ranks of

2015-04-22 16:28:11

Get your dog from nuisance to neighborly MISSION, Kan., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) There's a reason why they are called fur babies.

2015-04-15 16:27:55

PINEHURST, N.C., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health is the developer of the Assisi Loop(TM), an effective non-pharmaceutical anti-inflammatory device (NPAID(TM)).


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.