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2014-09-30 23:23:15

October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, and Vet Supply Source, a leading purveyor of pet products and medicines for dogs, cats, horses and more, is taking the opportunity to remind dog-lovers everywhere

2014-09-30 12:28:15

DALLAS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 900 dogs competing at the Cynosport® World Games Dog Agility Championships Oct.

2014-09-25 23:03:50

Donations for Recipient Organization, Duck Team 6, Can Be Accepted at the Stuff-the-SUV Event, at 5831 McCommas Blvd, or During a Scheduled Visit from a Park Cities Pet Sitter Employee Through

doggy emotions
2014-09-19 05:07:28

Being able to assess accurately just how your pet dog is feeling takes more than simply watching for a wagging tail. Researchers have discovered a new method of working out just how optimistic or pessimistic a dog might be.

lassie
2014-09-14 03:00:47

The effect of movies featuring dogs on the popularity of dog breeds can last up to ten years and is correlated with the general success of the movies, according to new research from the University of Bristol, the City University of New York, and Western Carolina University.

2014-09-10 08:31:46

Top researchers including Temple Grandin, conduct study on the use of ThunderShirt and its ability to calm dogs. DURHAM, N.C., Sept.

2014-09-09 23:13:56

Russell Hartstein receives certification from the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.

2014-09-04 23:01:16

Celebrate Responsible Dog Ownership Month by ensuring you're providing a long and healthy life for your canine companion. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September

2014-09-02 23:03:40

Throughout September and October the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates senior dogs with their Old Dogs Rule educational and fundraising campaign. Raleigh,


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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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