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New research has identified two significant risk factors associated with painful neurological diseases in the skull shape of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS).
Actor Ian Harding to serve as Walk Ambassador WASHINGTON, Aug.
Petplan pet insurance launches petition calling for new law to stop dogs from dying in hot cars. Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Every year,
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) continues to be on the cutting-edge of canine health research with the funding of Dr.
The Puppy Store offers tips on flea and tick prevention for dogs. Merrick, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Summer is here, and that means it’s time to soak
Researchers using statistical tools to map social connections in prairie dogs have uncovered relationships that escaped traditional observational techniques, shedding light on prairie dog communities that may help limit the spread of bubonic plague and guide future conservation efforts.
As pet owners, we tend to believe our pets have emotions such as love, loyalty and grief. But what about jealousy?
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association and three military hero dog teams it helped reunite took to Capitol Hill today to make an urgent case to the nation,
Campaign Demonstrates Benefits of SmartStrand, the World's Most Pet-Friendly Carpet CALHOUN, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk continues to put the amazing soil- and stain-resistance
TUGGO DOG TOYS, LLC, a new leading pet toy manufacturing company operating out of Hendersonville, TN and currently participating in the Las Vegas SuperZoo and ASD trade shows for new pet product,
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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