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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...

2013-04-02 23:02:46

Unique products help train happier dogs Englewood, CO (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Two Colorado organizations, Freedom Service Dogs of America (FSD) and Kyjen Pet Products, have just teamed up to produce smarter, happier dogs in 2013. FSD rescues shelter dogs and custom trains them to become service dogs for people with disabilities. Kyjen´s products challenge dogs´ minds and keep them active. Together, the two are providing greater stimulation and environmental enrichment for the...

2013-03-11 23:03:28

The team at SpiritDetox.com has launched another raw pet food recipe, this time for dogs. With the complementary pet food recipe, pet owners can give their pets the raw nutrition they need to be as healthy as possible. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 The team at SpiritDetox.com is dedicated to the health and well-being of all living creatures, pets included, and to help highlight this dedication, they have added a new raw food dog food recipe to their online database of...

2013-03-08 23:03:06

Lawmakers introduced an act to Congress that, they hope, will close current loopholes that exempt online puppy sellers from adhering to USDA licensing and regulation. Dogington Post urged it´s dog-loving readers to support the PUPS Act. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 The Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act — The PUPS Act, if passed, will require commercial breeders who sell their puppies directly to the public via the internet, newspaper classifieds, or over the phone,...

2013-03-08 23:01:39

The 2013 Retailer Excellence Awards presented by Global Pet and Pet Business Magazine are designed to honor the outstanding independent pet stores in a variety of categories. Healthy Spot, a Los Angeles based all-in-one dog care retail company that offers customers a full range of premium, eco-friendly products along with award-winning, personalized grooming, daycare and training services, was awarded the 2013 Retailer Multi Service Excellence Award. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 08,...

Ancient Canine Remains Closer To Domesticated Dogs Than Wolves
2013-03-07 11:53:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent genetic analysis has shown that a 33,000-year-old canine skull found in Siberia is more closely related to today´s domestic dogs than the wolves of its time, according to a report in the online journal PLOS ONE. The finding could have major implications for understanding how modern day labradoodles and peekapoos were bred from wild dogs over thousands of years. The skull was first found in 1975 by a team of Russian...


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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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