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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.
Industry Leading and Award-winning Pet Resort Announces New Offerings and Continues to Help Animals in Need Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 When
A new study 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.
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,
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.
Families looking to obtain a new puppy love Golden Meadows' retrievers. Moorpark, California (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 New puppies continue to arrive
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
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.
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.
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)
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...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.