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2014-11-24 23:06:33

The Innovative ELO Rating System Helps to Determine the Skill Levels of Gamers Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 The founders of BoostRoyal.com

Dog Breed Info
2012-10-16 10:48:09

Whether you are a seasoned pro or a first time owner, it is very important that you familiarize yourself with the dog breed info before you make the decision to own a new breed.

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2011-04-20 09:22:36

Dog owners and veterinarians have long relied on a mix of limited data and anecdotal evidence to assess which breeds are at risk of dying from various conditions, but a new University of Georgia study provides a rare and comprehensive look at causes of death in more than 80 breeds.

2010-03-15 10:27:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Chewing on shoes? Yipping at midnight? Accidents on the kitchen floor? Must be a new puppy in the house! In recognition of National Puppy Day on March 23, Holistic Select® staff veterinarian Dr.

2009-03-09 07:00:00

Premier Touchscreen Technology Vendor Teams with Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS Division to Enhance Global Presence and Target Key Vertical Markets SANTA ANA, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering channel partners the industry's broadest and most complete selection of technology solutions, Ingram Micro Inc.

2008-06-24 12:03:09

British and U.S. scientists say they've developed a method to identify the genetic basis for physical and behavioral differences among canine breeds.

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2008-06-23 10:15:00

What makes a pointer point, a sheep dog herd, and a retriever retrieve? Why do Yorkshire terriers live longer than Great Danes? And how can a tiny Chihuahua possibly be related to a Great Dane?


Latest Elo Reference Libraries

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2008-07-13 21:43:23

The Samoyed is a breed of dog which was originally bred to pull the sleds of nomadic reindeer herders from Siberia. The breed was developed not only to pull sleds, but also to assist in herding and keep its owners warm at night, acting as their blanket by sleeping on top of them. Following the Russian Revolution, the Samoyed became obsolete for these people, but enough of the dogs had been brought to Europe to establish the breed there. The breed was used in several famed expeditions, such as...

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2008-06-03 17:13:11

The Portuguese Water Dog, also called Cão d'Água or the Portuguese Fishing Dog originated as a fishing breed. The breed may trace as far back as 700 B.C. to central Asia, but the breed was predominantly bred and used in Portugal. The Portuguese Water Dog was often used to retrieve broken nets and lost tackle, as well as herd fish into nets and act as a courier from one ship to another. The breed was frequently carried in trawlers which worked their way from Portugal to Iceland to catch...

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2008-05-27 16:45:02

The Labrador Retriever is a gun dog which specializes in retrieving. It is considered the most popular breed in the world according to its registered ownership. The breed originated in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It was developed using the St. John's Water Dog, which is also a predecessor of the Newfoundland breed. The breed was originally used for retrieval as well as pulling in offshore fishing nets. The breed is fairly large; a Labrador typically weighs 55 to 80 pounds and stands...

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2008-05-22 20:33:13

The Eurasier, also called the Eurasian is a spitz type companion breed which originated in Germany in 1960. The breed is a combination of the Wolfspitz, the Chow Chow, and the Samoyed. It was first officially recognized in 1973. The breed is medium-sized, standing from 16 to 24 inches high and weighing 40 to 70 pounds. It has the characteristic prick ears of a spitz, and a thick undercoat with loose guard hair, which appears fuzzy. The coat can be fawn, red, wolf-grey, black, or black and...

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2008-05-22 18:23:16

The Elo is a German breed, first bred in 1987. The breed is a combination of nine different breeds and 16 specific dogs. The Elo is predominantly Eurasier. It is also 23% Old English Sheepdog and 10% Chow Chow. The other 6 breeds used remain in smaller percentages. The Elo has shown likelihood to be affected by Distichia, an eyelash that rises from an abnormal spot on the eyelid of the animal. This can lead to further eye problems.

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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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