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2014-05-28 23:12:30

Derma Pet Pro released a new probiotic spray for dogs for the treatment of hot spots, itching, and gnawing, as well as neutralizing bad pet odors, watery eyes, eliminating ear mites and promoting healthy fur growth. Derma Pet Pro is made in the U.S.A., and it is 100% natural and safe for all types of animals. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Instead of spending money on visits to the vet for issues like ear mites, watery eyes, hot spots, itching, gnawing and bad odors, Derma Pet Pro...

2014-05-27 23:09:52

Find out what Lucky Dog Animal Rescue finds so special about black dogs as we spotlight our fabulous black dogs this May. Join us for Back in Black 2014. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue promotes the adoption of black animals, a traditionally overlooked group, between May 1 and May 31, 2014, as part of the Back in Black promotion sponsored by national animal welfare leader Best Friends Animal Society®. Lucky Dog Animal Rescue joins more than 175 local...

2014-05-27 12:33:00

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to keep pets and pet parents active and safe this summer, Petco is providing tips and advice for letting pets join in on outdoor water activities while keeping their health and safety top of mind. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91366 Get There Safely: Heading to a water adventure is exciting, but take precautions to make sure pets arrive at the destination safely. -- Use a dog seatbelt or a barrier to help keep them...

2014-05-23 23:01:30

Pet dangers rise with temperatures as celebrations kick off the unofficial start of summer. New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Memorial Day is considered by many the unofficial start of summer, and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) reminds pet owners that, amidst the fun and games, pet health should be kept top of mind to help ensure a safe season for all. “Memorial Day is typically filled with travel, parties and fun under the sun,”...

2014-05-23 12:23:11

"Be Humane(TM) with Dr. Robin Ganzert" features in-depth interviews with Army Sgt. First Class Chuck Shuck, father of 2012 American Hero Dog Gabe, and Army Sgt. Jason Bos whose recent tearful reunion with canine partner Cila made global headlines WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend, the latest episode of American Humane Association's weekly radio show pays tribute to America's veterans, both human and dog alike. This special...

2014-05-21 23:04:53

May 23 is Heat Awareness Day and Animal Emergency & Referral Center wants to help by reminding pet owners of the importance of keeping their pets cool and safe during the heat-filled months of summer. Oakdale, MN (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 It’s getting hot out there. In Minnesota, “heat” seems like such a wonderful word after what usually seems like endless months of cold and snow. Therefore, residents will always take full advantage of warm, summer days by going to the beach, a Twins...

2014-05-21 08:25:01

WSPA campaign protects dogs and safeguards communities from rabies TORONTO, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Thousands of people and millions of dogs die every year because of rabies, a 100% preventable disease. Fear of rabies causes the mass killing of dogs all over the world but an international project from the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), stops the killing and instead sets up dog vaccination clinics - protecting dogs from being killed and everyone from rabies....

2014-05-20 12:33:42

Topical meds that prevent bites are preferred 9-1 over orals that work only after the dog is bitten LENEXA, Kan., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No one wants to get bitten by ticks, fleas and mosquitoes. Pet owners also want the same protection for their beloved dogs, according to a recent survey of more than 2,700 dog owners. And, fortunately, dog owners can find prevention and protection from bug bites for their furry friends. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140519/89055 By a...

2014-05-20 08:40:22

1 Man, 2 Dogs Sporting Tagg GPS Pet Trackers and a 2000 Mile Walk from Canada to Mexico SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet Luke Robinson, who lost his Great Pyrenees dog Malcolm due to cancer in 2006. Malcolm is not alone as the latest statistics reveal as many as 4 to 6 million dogs pass away due to canine cancer each year. Due to this alarming figure, Luke is a big advocate about educating and spreading the word about the disease, and has since founded The Puppy Up...

2014-05-18 23:00:39

National Dog Bite Prevention Week starts May 18th. Attorney Jeff Rasansky discusses the statistics behind dog attacks, and the goals of the campaign. (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 There is a problem throughout the United States with dog bites. The goal of National Dog Bite Prevention Week is to education the public not only about the statistics of dog bites, but also on what they can do to protect themselves and their loved ones from an aggressive dog. Statistically speaking, dog bites are one of...


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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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