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2013-03-11 23:03:28

The team at SpiritDetox.com has launched another raw pet food recipe, this time for dogs.

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.

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.

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

A 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 wolves.

2013-03-05 23:01:53

4 Paws for Ability partners with Pay It Forward Apparel to help raise money to provide quality service dogs for children with disabilities. Xenia, OH (PRWEB)

2013-02-16 23:00:44

Gourmutt Beastro & Barkery is pleased to announce that on Sunday February 17, 2013, there will be an adoption event held at the Barkery. Windham, ME (PRWEB)

2013-02-13 23:04:34

Dogington Post held their first annual Dogington Post Awards, honoring those that provide the best products, services, and foods for dogs.

Stealing In The Dark: What Dogs Do When We Aren't Watching
2013-02-11 11:31:13

A new study from a group of researchers based at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig, Germany has found that dogs will steal food when they think they aren’t being seen, suggesting that dogs understand our point-of-view.

2013-02-08 23:04:18

Dogington Post held their first annual Dogington Post Awards, honoring those that provide the best products, services, and foods for dogs.


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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