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2014-08-19 23:01:24

National Dog Day is Aug. 26, and The Puppy Store is celebrating with some helpful tips for dog owners. Merrick, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 In honor of National Dog Day on Aug. 26, The Puppy Store is helping you care for your old furry friend by offering tips on caring for aging dogs. When dogs grow older, they tend to rely on their owners more. Because of this, dog owners need to realize the dog’s needs and know how to care for them. As dogs age, their needs change. They will not want...

2014-08-15 23:06:14

Dog Food Secrets 4th Edition, created by Andrew Lewis, is a newly updated diet course that provides users with a collection of healthy dog food recipes. The review that was just posted by Vkool.com reveals if this system is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 According to the Dog Food Secrets 4th Edition review posted by Vkool.com, this is a newly updated dog care course that provides users with a wide range of new healthy dog food recipes including:...

2014-07-29 23:01:57

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 up the sunshine, whether that means enjoying a hike, swimming in a pool or laying out on the beach. However, warm weather can also mean it’s time for fleas and ticks. The Puppy Store is here to help pet owners protect their dogs from these pesky creatures during the summer months. It’s almost impossible to completely keep fleas and...

2014-07-02 12:26:09

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Petfoods Market in Western Europe (16 countries)http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/pet_products/pet_food/petfoods_market_western_europe_16_countries.html ** The Petfoods Market in Western Europe (16 countries) **Market demand for years 2008, 2012, 2013 and forecasts for years 2014, 2015 and 2016. Company market shares and brands for 2014 and continuously updated....

2014-06-28 23:00:40

Dogs love to frolic in summer weather, but they can sometimes become dangerously overheated. Owners can help avoid life-threatening heat stroke in their pets by using Fresh Patch real-grass, disposable dog potties when it’s too hot for outside walks. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Fresh Patch—maker of the patented real-grass, disposable dog potty—reports that the sales of its product have increased significantly over the past two months, as temperatures have risen. According...

When It Comes To Intelligence, Cat Lovers Rule And Dog Lovers Drool
2014-06-02 13:32:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a report that’s sure to stoke the on-going rivalry between cat lovers and dog lovers, researchers from Carroll University found that cat lovers are smarter than dog lovers. Presented last month at the annual Association for Psychological Science convention in San Francisco, the report also found that cat lovers are more introverted, sensitive and open-minded than dog lovers – while concluding that ‘dog people’ tend to be...

2014-06-02 08:36:58

Elanco and Canine Assistants Honor Family Pets and Service Dogs through celebratethebond.com GREENFIELD, Ind., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research shows there is an unbreakable, mutually beneficial bond between people and their pets that influences both the psychological and physiological well-being of the other. To celebrate and ultimately protect that bond, Elanco, the makers of Trifexis(®) (spinosad + milbemycin oxime), today announced a partnership in which it is providing a financial...

2014-05-31 23:01:57

Puppies and dogs are becoming more integrated into the lives of their owners. Pups need socialization skills when they join their owners on trips, at restaurants, in hotels, at work, and at various events, as well as for visits to groomers and vets. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Fresh Patch Company—maker of real-grass, fully disposable dog potties—is recommending a new book by Caryl Wolff, well-known dog behavioral expert. Recently released on Amazon.com for Kindle users...

2014-05-30 23:09:19

Large dogs and their owners can now take advantage of the long-lasting, dirt-free, highly absorbent potty grass offered by the Fresh Patch Company. The new size offered by the Company--called Fresh Patch XL--is ideal for dogs over 25 pounds. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 On June 1, 2014, the Fresh Patch Dog Potty Company is expanding its product line to meet the needs of dogs over 25 pounds. The Company will launch the delivery of its new “Fresh Patch XL” dog potty grass, along...

2014-05-29 04:20:37

HOUSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunting PLC announced that it has presented a check in the amount of $135,000 to Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, an organization dedicated to inspiring and restoring the physical and emotional independence of disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities by providing service dogs at no cost. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91976 Through the nonprofit, service dogs undergo an extensive training program, where they are...


Latest Dogs Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.