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2014-05-05 20:23:20

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Pet Care in Hong Kong, Chinahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/pet_products/pet_care_hong_kong_china.htmlValue sales of pet care are set to record strong growth in 2013. Pet owners moved to premium brands, especially towards organic pet food and products with added functions, which are usually more expensive than regular pet food. Moreover, the humanisation trend continues to rise,...

2014-05-02 23:04:45

Each year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs. Central Bark Doggy Day Care's “Dog Safety and Bite Prevention” curriculum was developed to help young children understand how to avoid dog bites. West Allis, WI (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Central Bark Doggy Day Care, a pioneer of the doggy day care industry and creator of the “UnKennel” concept, celebrates May’s National Bite Prevention Week with the franchise’s “Dog Safety and Bite Prevention”...

2014-05-01 23:16:02

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers common household items that can help relieve minor canine injuries and ailments. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 All pet owners know that every once in a while, dogs are bound to come down with some sort of sickness or injury that will need medical care. A trip to the vet can be costly and unnecessary, especially when there are many natural remedies dog owners can administer from their own homes. Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers some...

2014-04-30 23:06:25

Fidelco is one of less than a dozen accredited guide dog training organizations in the United States and 80 in the world. Bloomfield, Conn. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Celebrated each year on the last Wednesday in April, International Guide Dog Day honors the life-changing partnerships between man’s best friend and people who are blind. On this day and throughout the year, the Connecticut-based Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation salutes guide dog training organizations across the globe that share...

2014-04-30 12:31:35

The All-Natural Joint Supplement is Designed to Help Dogs with Arthritis LAS VEGAS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PetVitalix, a company that is dedicated to providing pet owners with top quality pet health supplements, is now carrying an all-natural glucosamine for dogs product called Mobility CARE+. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140430/82284) "Thanks to this newly-released and high quality joint supplement, arthritis in dogs is now treatable," a company...

2014-04-30 08:32:18

Survey Shows Dog Owners Overwhelmingly Want to Protect Their Pets From Nasty, Dangerous Bites of Pesky Ticks, Fleas and Mosquitoes LENEXA, Kan., April 30, 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....

2014-04-28 12:36:46

KING WILLIAM'S TOWN, South Africa, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was only a matter of time before the Online Dog Trainer, Doggy Dan's dog and puppy obedience training secrets, were exposed by Peter Mantu of "Dog Training Secrets Exposed". In February 2014, "Dog Training Secrets Exposed", by Peter Mantu, became affiliated with Doggy Dan, the Online Dog Trainer with an unblemished objective of helping dog owners across the globe solve their dog and puppy problems from the...

2014-04-23 23:02:36

The number of small dogs in America is skyrocketing and the Fresh Patch Dog Potty Company is tailored to meet their needs. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Fresh Patch--the real-grass, fully disposable dog potty--is riding the tail of dog trends. The American Pet Products Association reports that the number of small dogs--under 25 pounds--in the United States has grown significantly. Small dog numbers are up from 34.1 million in 2008 to 40.8 million in 2012. “We saw this trend...

2014-04-16 12:30:30

AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April marks National Heartworm Awareness Month, a time for pet owners to brush up on how heartworm prevention can keep their pets safe from the serious and potentially fatal heartworm disease. Pet owners should take this month as a reminder to discuss with their veterinarians how to best prevent heartworm disease in their pets. Unfortunately, there is no treatment for heartworms in cats, and the treatment for infected dogs is...

2014-04-15 23:16:20

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers the reasons to buy from a reputable breeder, and helps to outline the differences between puppy mills and local, small-scale breeders. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 News outlets have recently focused much of their attention on stories stressing the importance of the adoption vs. purchase of dogs and the consequence of knowing where one’s pet comes from. Many activists have stressed the significance of adopting animals from local...


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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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