Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 9:32 EDT

Latest Dogs Stories

2013-06-06 23:20:03

With a growing forum community that currently includes over 14,000 dog trainers and owners from across the globe, Dog Trick Academy encourages more individuals with beloved furry friends to sign up and share knowledge, lessons, advice, and support using the power of the World Wide Web. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The Dog Trick Academy (or DogTrickAcademy.com), an online resource created by renowned dog trainer Jean Cote, recently celebrated a remarkable achievement when its forum...

2013-06-06 08:29:59

DNA My Dog launches a new Breed Determination Test for Deceased Dogs TORONTO, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - DNA testing for breed determination in dogs has flourished over the past few years. For the owners of "mystery mutts," the opportunity to discover every breed that exists in their dogs has opened new windows into the health and personality of mixed-breed dogs. For those who have lost their canine companions, this advance often did not come soon enough. Until now. In response...

2013-05-29 23:22:28

SlimDoggy announces the release of the SlimDoggy Web Widget, a Dog Calorie and Food Calculator that is available for all pet related websites and blogs to use and share with their readers. Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 SlimDoggy (http://slimdoggy.com) announces the release of the SlimDoggy Dog Calorie and Food Calculator Widget. The widget, which calculates a dog´s daily calorie burn along with dog food calories and ingredients, is available for all pet related sites and bloggers...

2013-05-23 12:20:41

OTTAWA, May 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Following any winter, the warmer spring air encourages many Canadians to enjoy long-awaited outdoor activities. Household pets are outdoors more often too, and this can sometimes lead to unhappy results for Canada Post employees. Last year, close to 600 employees were bitten, chased, lunged at or threatened by dogs and Canada Post would like to remind customers to be responsible dog owners and ensure the safety of delivery personnel. "Customers often...

2013-05-19 23:02:08

The National Canine Research Council (NCRC) celebrates the benefits of responsible pet ownership. When we observe the principles of responsible pet ownership, which include walking and playing with dogs, we enrich our lives, as well as those of our dogs, and in doing so, promote well-being and safety for all. Amenia, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Americans live closer to their dogs than ever before. According to the newest American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) U.S. Pet Ownership and...

2013-05-13 08:34:03

Kibbles 'n Bits® Dog Food Invites Pet Parents To Find Their "Doggie Voice" With Video Contest SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Who's a good boy? Yes you are!" Dog parents who have uttered this phrase before are not alone! A survey conducted for Kibbles 'n Bits(® )dog food by Kelton Research revealed that 75 percent of dog parents use a different voice when talking to their dogs. Some parents divulged they use their "doggie voice" so much it can often sneak into...

2013-05-09 23:29:04

Royal Flush Havanese Reviews The Benefits Of Adding A Second Dog To The Family. Do The Positive Effects On Both Humans And Dogs Outweigh The Extra Responsibility And Costs. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Royal Flush Havanese reviews the benefits of adding a second dog to the family. Both humans and dogs reap many benefits. Of course there are twice the costs and twice the responsibilities, so is it really worth the positive effects? To understand the benefits, it is important to...

2013-05-02 23:22:39

Christopher Tilson, president of PetBookings.com, will be presenting at Kenl Inn´s regional kennel professionals gathering to discuss current trends, share information, and glean new knowledge for running a successful pet care business. The regional meeting will be held in Lincoln, Ne., May 6-8 for professionals in the pet boarding industry. (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Pet boarding professionals unite! Christopher Tilson, president of PetBookings.com, will be attending and presenting at the...

2013-04-26 23:00:14

Swifto, a marketplace for dog walking that connects dog owners with highly vetted and screened walkers, brings a technology oriented approach to disrupt an exceptionally traditional market. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Swifto takes dog walking as a service a step further by controlling the entire user experience from end-to-end, providing clients with the ability to view the route of their walker on a live map through an internal GPS tracking mobile application, and automating their...

2013-04-25 08:32:08

License Fees Help Protect Dogs and Support Animal Shelters Statewide WILKES-BARRE, Pa., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today reminded Pennsylvanians to license their dogs, saying a dog license is the best way to protect lost dogs. "Dog ownership comes with a lot of responsibilities and licensing your dog is on the top of the list," said Greig. "Buying a dog license is easy and affordable. Dog owners can purchase a license at their local...


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...

42_bf01fcb17bc3f518c5da8dd4e0162031
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...

42_265186277cf175aa3bd4c8085f83e9f7
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...

42_615967a71a47eec90cab657c4dac3499
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...

42_cb616d3effbd7ebddf032e8cb46c16c7
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...

More Articles (7 articles) »