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Royal Flush Havanese shares tips on creating a healthy environment for child/puppy relationship success.
Founded by Ken Tudor DVM, the family-owned business focuses on creating healthy meals and supplements for the well-being of dogs of all breeds.
Researchers in Chapman University’s Food Science Program have just published a study on pet food mislabeling.
Supply Side Editor’s Choice Award for Animal Nutrition would be the tenth overall for Clear Conscience Pet®, the manufacturer of CleanLabel™ natural pet treats and SuperGravy® pet
Animal nutritionist, entrepreneur, writer, and broadcaster Anthony Bennie will lead group sessions on the affects of mass market saturation, regulatory changes, and “lazy thinking” on animal
Shane Michaels releases a review of Dog Food Secrets, a guide that exposes the poisonous ingredients in commercial dog food and presents a better homemade option Las
Russell Hartstein receives certification from the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.
On August 26, Mars Petcare US announced the recall of specific bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products due to the possible presence of a foreign material.
National Dog Day is Aug.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.