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2013-06-11 23:24:25

June means school is out for the summer — and that means family summer vacations. A new article is predicting a strong summer travel season, and PetBookings.com wants families to remember that their pet´s boarding accommodations are just as important. (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 School is out for summer, and families are planning their vacations. 2013 can prove to be one of the strongest summers on record, according to Travel Weekly. When given the choice to hit the road or stay home,...

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...

2013-05-29 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...

2013-05-19 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...

2013-05-09 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...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.