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2014-02-25 23:04:44

The Denver-based full-service dog daycare will offer 24 existing customers the opportunity to find out their pet’s specific breed. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Mile High Mutts, a Denver Doggie Daycare, will present a Doggie DNA Reveal Party on Saturday, March 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. The “Who’s Your Daddy” Pawty event is open to all existing Mile High Mutts daycare or boarding customers. This customer appreciation event will take place at the Mile High Mutts’ facility, 3500...

2014-02-19 23:02:03

Mile High Mutts, a Denver-based full-service dog daycare, presents Unleashed Yappy Hour for 21 and older crowd. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Mile High Mutts, a Denver doggie daycare, presents an afternoon of food, drink, fun and some doggie playtime on Saturday March 8 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event is open to the public. Attendees do not need to be current customers to attend and support this cause. The Unleashed Yappy Hour will be held at Mile High Mutts’ facility, 3500...

2014-02-04 23:24:43

Top dog trainers use Von Falconer Way to prepare puppies for real world scenarios. Moorpark , California (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 An estimated 50 million of the Americans currently living with disabilities could benefit from the assistance of a service dog. In order to become eligible to enter the service field, dogs must undergo thorough training to prepare them for real world situations. As foremost authorities in training Golden Retriever puppies, Golden Meadows Retrievers uses the...

Social Order In Domestic Dog Packs Can Be Determined During Group Walks
2014-01-25 05:03:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal PLOS Computational Biology say that you can tell a lot about the social order of a dog pack by looking at their paths. A group of scientists from Oxford University, Eötvös University, Budapest and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) found that a dog’s path during group walks can determine social ranks and personality traits. In order to come to this finding, the team utilized high-resolution...

2014-01-24 23:01:23

Industry Leading and Award-winning Pet Resort Announces New Offerings and Continues to Help Animals in Need Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 When you think of pet lodging, a tropical landscape probably isn’t what you have in mind. However, My Second Home Pet Resort delivers just that. In fact, you can’t miss it: the Franklin-based pet lodge boasts a ceiling-high glass wall in the lobby, which offers full views of the indoor island paradise, complete with tropical plants, a...

Wolf Dog Relationship Complex
2014-01-17 10:34:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to popular belief, all of today’s dog breeds are descended from wolves domesticated thousands of years ago. However, a new study published on Thursday in PLOS Genetics has found that today’s dogs are more closely related to each other than they are to wolves – an indication that dogs were domesticated after they diverged from wolves. "Dog domestication is more complex than we originally thought," said study author John...

2014-01-01 23:00:15

Clear Conscience Pet founder Anthony Bennie provides nutrition tips as well as other preventive health strategies, some of which are bound to be controversial. Wilton, Connecticut (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Clear Conscience Pet founder Anthony Bennie writes and speaks frequently on pet nutrition and wellness, and in keeping with the New Year’s Day tradition, today he released his New Year’s resolutions for pet health and happiness. “For 2014, we are offering 14 suggested resolutions,...

2013-12-31 23:02:51

Susquehanna Service Dogs launched a fundraiser to raise money to support new dog SSD Eva and her future puppies, who will become service dogs. All donations can be made online. http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/susquehanna-service-dogs-a-service-dog-s-journey-begins Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Susquehanna Service Dogs launched a new crowdfunding initiative to support their new dog, Eva and her future puppies. Eva, who arrived in Pennsylvania on November 6 from Guide Dogs...

2013-12-31 23:01:36

Families looking to obtain a new puppy love Golden Meadows' retrievers. Moorpark, California (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 New puppies continue to arrive at Golden Meadows Retrievers so anyone interested in starting the new year with one or more trained golden retriever puppies need look no further than this reputable breeding program. "Our golden retriever puppies are ready to join any family today, whether one is in need of a family pet or a therapy or service dog," Nikki...

2013-12-23 23:04:37

Stephen Ward head of wheat free pet food firm, Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods shares his tips and offers advice on how much to feed a dog. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Stephen founded Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods back in May 2009. The UK based wheat free dog food retailers sells a select range of premium dog foods both locally and nationally. Specialising in gluten free pet food and UK made hypoallergenic dog food; Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods began after Stephen’s...


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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