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Some Traditional UK Dog Breeds Face Extinction
2012-01-26 06:06:10

Dog breeds across the UK are at risk of becoming extinct as owners want to emulate Hollywood fashionistas such as Paris Hilton.

2011-08-17 23:58:11

Consumers who set ambitious goals have a greater level of satisfaction compared to those who set conservative goals.

2010-01-29 13:58:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network announced today that MSNBC's Tamron Hall will replace Mario Lopez as the co-host of the 134th WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW, presented by Pedigree. Hall will be co-hosting the event with David Frei in his 21st consecutive year with the show.

Latest English Setter Reference Libraries

2008-05-24 22:14:13

The Gordon Setter originated in the UK and was bred primarily to hunt game birds. It was developed from the old Land Spaniel, yet it may have been crossed with Hounds or Pointers. In the 1800s, it was believed that the breed was originally produced by mixing a Spanish Pointer with the larger English Spaniel. The breed was first recognized in America in 1892. The Gordon Setter, also called a "black and tan" typically has a deep black coat with chestnut or mahogany markings on their muzzles,...

2008-05-22 19:15:20

The English Setter is a hunting breed, originally bred nearly 400 years ago to point upland game birds. Its endurance and athleticism make it proficient for hunting. The English Setter is a cross between the Springer Spaniel, Water Spaniel and Spanish Pointer. The English Setter stands 24 to 27 inches tall and weighs 60 to 80 pounds. The coat of the breed is flat, feathered, and long. It is predominantly white with specks of other colors. The colors include blue belton, orange belton,...

2008-05-18 22:49:26

The Brittany is a gun dog bred in France primarily bred for hunting birds. The breed is often recognized as a spaniel; however its working characteristics show similarities to a setter or a pointer. The Brittany has very long legs and a solid, athletic body. It stands between 17.5 and 20.5 inches high and weighs 30 to 40 pounds. The body of the Brittany is square. The tail of the Brittany is normally docked to about 1 to 4 inches. Its expression is alert and intelligent. There are two...

2008-05-18 18:53:10

The Boykin Spaniel is slightly larger than the English Cocker Spaniel, and a member of the same family. It stands from 14 to 17 inches tall and weighs 25 to 35 pounds. It is a retrieving breed, and the state dog of South Carolina. The coat of the Boykin Spaniel is feathered and typically liver or chocolate colored. It traditionally has a docked tail. The first Boykin Spaniel was found outside the First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg in 1911. The man who found the dog, Mr. Alexander...

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Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'