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human dog bond
2015-05-21 11:55:36

Have dogs been man's best friend for 40,000 years? New research suggests that domestication took place way earlier than previously thought.

2015-05-20 23:02:07

Reviews.com invested 1400 hours, speaking with top veterinarians, dog trainers, and university researchers, to uncover the truth about dog food and raise awareness around the fact that quality

2015-03-31 23:16:07

Royal Flush Havanese announces their commitment to maintaining a clean and healthful environment for young puppies to grow up in, and notifies readers how their recently updated, state-of-the-art

2015-03-24 23:10:19

The Uber App of Doggie Socialization Offering Playdates on Demand Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2015

2015-03-09 23:00:09

Vet Supply Source, a leading purveyor of pet products and medicines for dogs, cats, horses and more, is celebrating National Puppy Day with specials on many of the company’s puppy supplies throughout

2015-03-05 12:29:54

- Between March 5 and May 31, 2015, for every purchase of K9 Advantix® II flea and tick preventive, Bayer will donate $1 per package to K9s for Warriors -- up to $150,000[1] SHAWNEE, Kan.

2015-03-03 08:29:49

Rapidly-Growing Natural Pet Food And Supply Retail Chain Seeks Investors For Further Expansion Throughout The West Coast Of The United States And To Create Exclusive Protein For Pets Product Line

2015-02-27 23:02:43

The winter can be tough on dogs’ paws, and The Puppy Store is giving advice on the safest ice melts for dogs. Merrick, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2015

2015-02-16 23:04:48

"The System Is Virtually Begging People To Cheat," says The Dogington Post. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 16, 2015 The popular dog news site,

wolves
2015-01-21 10:53:12

According to popular theory, wild canines only became “man’s best friend” after years of domestication that bred out any ill-temperament or erratic behaviors. However, a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology has found that the innate social skills of wolves probably formed the foundation of dogs’ domestication.


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Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

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2007-01-21 20:21:17

The African Wild Dog, Lycaon pictus, also known as the African Hunting Dog Cape Hunting Dog, or Painted Hunting Dog, is a mammal of the Canidae family. It is related to the domestic dog. It is the only species in the canid family to lack dewclaws on the forelimbs. They are, as their name indicates, found only in Africa. They are found especially in scrub savanna and other lightly wooded areas. Individuals can easily be recognized in the basis of coat patterns. The pelage is an irregular...

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2007-01-21 20:07:57

Appearance The black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) is an African canine with a fox-like appearance. It has tan fur, and a thick stripe of black and silver running down its back. They weigh anywhere from 15 to 30 pounds and are 5.91 to 11.81 in (15 to 30 cm) at the shoulder. Males are usually larger than females. Behavior Black-backed Jackals usually live together in pairs that last for life, but often hunt in packs to catch larger prey such as impala and antelope. They are very...

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2007-01-21 19:54:04

The Ethiopian Wolf is also known as the "Abyssinian Wolf", "Red Jackal" or "Fox", "Simen/Simenian/Simian/Simien Fox or Jackal" and "Horse's Jackal" in English. The Ethiopian wolf is one of the most rare and most endangered of all canids. The numerous names reflect previous uncertainty about their taxonomic position, but they are thought to the wolves of the genus Canis rather than the foxes they resemble. Recent molecular evidence even seems to indicate that the Ethiopian Wolf is a...

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2007-01-21 19:49:34

The dingo (plural dingoes or dingos), Canis lupus dingo, is a type of wild dog, probably descended from the Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes). It is commonly described as an Australian wild dog, but is not restricted to Australia, nor did it originate there. It originated in Africa. Modern dingoes are found throughout Southeast Asia, mostly in small pockets of remaining natural forest. They are found on the mainland Australia, particularly in the north. They have features in common with...

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