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Senior couple going for a walk with dog
2014-08-27 07:01:00

Pets are our companions, our friends and our caregivers. They are good for our mental well-being, but what about our physical well-being? New research indicates that the well-being of both the pet and owner could be improved with education and pet-friendly facilities.

2014-08-26 23:02:31

TexVetPets.org encourages dog lovers to celebrate National Dog Day, a holiday to recognize the companionship and service that dogs provide humans. Austin, Texas

2014-08-26 00:20:15

More than 55% of AutoTrader visitors who own a dog take their furry friend into consideration when choosing a new car ATLANTA, Aug.

2014-08-25 08:24:45

Author invites children to discover a love for adventure, travel and dogs with this engaging read BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Aug.

2014-08-20 08:25:58

Elite Trainers and Handlers Attend 2014 Sporting Dog Summit ST. LOUIS, Aug.

2014-08-19 23:01:24

National Dog Day is Aug.

2014-08-18 12:31:04

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Monday August 18th is scheduled to be My Life with My Dog Remembered.

2014-08-15 12:24:00

Your child's drawing of the hero dog in their life could be shown on nationwide TV broadcast WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-08-14 23:01:21

K9 Dog Park, a full service dog care facility in Escondido, California, announces client satisfaction levels never before seen, including a Five Star rating on Google+. Escondid,

2014-08-13 08:26:57

First major series debuts on revamped Positively.com platform ATLANTA, Aug.


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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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