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2014-02-21 23:21:01

The Latest Pet Health and Dog Dry Eye Discoveries Reported by Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 "Dog dry eye," also known as “canine KCS” (kerato-conjunctivitis sicca) can pose a serious health risk to pets, especially in winter, reports water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne, a lifelong pet owner. Kleyne offers some easy suggestions to help keep the eyes of house pets clear, healthy and well hydrated through the winter...

2012-03-08 11:00:00

Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research and Water and Health Expert, Talks about the Latest Pet Health and Dog Dry Eye Discoveries. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research and host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, has been researching dry eye and eye hydration for two decades. A lifelong pet owner, she is aware that "dog dry eye" (also known as KCS or kerato-conjunctivitis sicca) can pose a serious health risk to pets and...

2011-02-14 09:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show is considered the ultimate showcase of purebred dogs. With 2,500 champions, representing 173 breeds, this show offers dog lovers across the United States an opportunity to view the "best of the best" and often, spurs the purchase of a new pet. However, as WKC begins today, Petplan, the nation's leading pet insurer, reminds potential pet parents that the expense of selecting a purebred is not simply...

2011-01-26 12:25:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network announced today that the 135th WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW, presented by Pedigree®, will air February 14th and 15th at 8/7c. David Frei will be co-hosting with NBC Sports analyst Mary Carillo. Also joining the team will be NBC Sports' Tiffany Simons as a sideline reporter. On Monday, February 14, USA will air the first hour of the show at 8pm and will then switch over to CNBC for the 9-11pm ET/PT portion of the...

2010-02-09 17:51:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- This Valentine's Day, Phoenix dog owners can take their pets' health to heart. Veterinary cardiologists on the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will perform free dog heart examinations inside a mobile medical unit at Steele Park on February 14, during the fifth annual Heart to Heart Pet-a-Rama fundraiser. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100209/CG52601) The goal of both the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour and the Heart to Heart Pet-a-Rama...

2010-01-06 09:02:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Every dog has a tale; but until now the story of a mixed-breed dog hasn't always been easy to tell. Officially launching at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC), Wisdom Panel Professional, the newest state-of-the art canine genetics test from Mars Veterinary(TM), a global leader in pet care and canine genetic breed identification and a division of MARS® Incorporated - is the industry's gold standard genetic analysis for...

2009-06-05 16:06:00

HOUSTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The 32nd annual Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows -- taking place in Houston's Reliant Center, Thursday, July 16, through Sunday, July 19, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. -- will play host to "Stump," the reigning Westminster Kennel Club champion and Houston native. Stump will greet the crowd, give out pawtographs and pose for photos on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090605/DA28656) "Stump," a...

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2009-02-11 09:25:00

Stump, a 10-year-old Sussex spaniel, was top dog at the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club show in New York, taking home Best in Show honors. The dog, officially named Ch. Clussexx Three D. Grinchy Glee, is the first Sussex spaniel to win the top prize at Westminster, The New York Times reported, although the breed was among the first to be recognized by the American Kennel Club. I didn't know who he was or how old he was, Judge Sari Brewster Tietjen said after the show Tuesday. He's just...


Latest English Springer Spaniel Reference Libraries

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2008-05-27 23:02:19

The Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever was developed in Nova Scotia during the 20th century to toll waterfowl. The breed's tolling methods of hunting are unique: it splashes in the water which lures curious waterfowl toward the dog. The hunter calls the dog back once the birds are in range, which causes the birds to fly, allowing the hunter a shot. The Duck-Tolling Retriever then retrieves the downed birds. The breed's ancestry likely includes the Golden Retriever, Cocker Spaniel, and the...

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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,...

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2008-05-22 19:39:44

The English Springer Spaniel is a hunting dog used for flushing and retrieving game. It was first recognized as separate from other Spaniels in the 1800s. Prior to the use of guns for hunting game, the English Springer Spaniel would "spring" a game bird into the air where a trained hawk or falcon would retrieve it for the hunter. Even though the hawks and falcons were eventually replaced by guns, the English Springer Spaniel continued as a hunting companion. The breed is not only excellent at...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'