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2013-11-29 23:03:28

Stephen Ward, founder of hypoallergenic pet food firm Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods, shares his top ten tips and offers advice on how to ensure your dog remains both healthy and happy. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Stephen started Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods in May 2009. Heights Farm sells a range of quality pet products both locally and nationally. Specialising in wheat free dog food and hypoallergenic dog food, Heights was founded after Mr. Ward’s dog (Milo) became...

DNA Analysis Indicates Domesticated Dogs Originated In Europe
2013-11-15 07:00:03

[ Watch the Video: Where Did Dogs Really Come From? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An extensive genetic analysis of ancient canines, modern dogs and wolves suggests that the domesticated animal now known as “man’s best friend” originated in Europe at least 18,000 years ago. According to the Associated Press (AP), the researchers examined the DNA of 18 different wolf-like and dog-like specimens that lived in Argentina, Belgium, Germany, Russia,...

2013-11-11 23:24:33

In response to an article published by CBS Philly, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for organic farms, discusses the organic pet food trend. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for organic farms, comments on an article published by CBS Philly on October 27th, which details why many pet owners are starting to purchase more organic food for their furry friends. According to the CBS Philly article titled “More Pet Owners Buying Organic Food,” many pet...

2013-10-25 23:19:48

Facility Has Implemented Unique Training Process Which Nurtures Puppies to Prepare Them For Their Unique Purpose in Life Moorpark, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 According to the veterinary industry, trained puppies are 60 percent less likely to be relinquished to shelters than those exhibiting common social and behavioral issues associated with the lack of proper guidance. Additionally, creating a strong bond with a puppy beginning shortly after birth combined with appropriate training...

2013-10-08 23:20:08

Contest invites pet parents to name Merrick’s next summer seasonal dog food recipe for chance to win year's supply of dog food. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Dog lovers, can you come up with the name for Merrick Pet Care’s next summer seasonal dog food recipe? Pet parents can give it a try for a chance to win a year’s supply of dog food with Merrick’s Name the “CAN”-Test. Starting this week on Facebook, contest participants can submit an idea for a summer...

2013-09-10 23:26:10

Royal Flush Havanese gives the straight simply truth regarding what's best to feed your Havanese. Charlestown, Rhode Island (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Royal Flush Havanese knows how important what a dog eats is to his-or-her health and general well being. The Havanese breed is no exception to this rule, of course. No dog is. Considering what kind of speculation, rumor, inaccuracies, distortions, and downright falsehoods there are out there in the ever expanding media, it's become...

2013-09-10 12:30:40

Closing inspection loophole for Internet dog breeders an important step NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA(®) (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(®)) applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for issuing a final rule establishing greater federal oversight of puppy mills and online dog sales. The new rule closes a regulatory loophole in the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) and, for the first time in history, requires...

2013-09-04 04:20:26

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunting PLC announced today that the 2014 Hunting Art Prize Charity will be 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130904/DA73362LOGO) Through the nonprofit, service dogs undergo an extensive training program, where they are taught to perform a wide range...

2013-08-31 23:01:02

Homemade dog food website, http://petspy.com, has now examined commercial dog food companies and compared the ingredients to help educate pet owners about pet nutrition online. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Pet food companies pull in millions of dollars in the United States and not all ingredients are healthy for pets, according to the information on the new http://www.petspy.com website. This homemade dog food website has now examined the commercial dog food industry...

2013-08-26 23:21:27

New Jersey clinic to provide free exam vouchers for dogs adopted at Fido’s Festival USA® Woodstown, NJ (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 For the fourth consecutive year, Regional Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center (RegionalVet) of Turnersville, NJ has been named “Fido’s Best Friend” and top sponsor at Fido’s Festival USA, the nation’s premier all-inclusive dog festival. The annual weekend-long dog extravaganza celebrates the joy and privilege of owning a lovable family dog...


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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