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2014-03-12 12:28:51

YARDLEY, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurological disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and

2012-03-26 23:03:30

Stocktrek Images reveals a newly curated collection of military working dogs.

2008-12-15 14:44:48

Vice President-elect Joe Biden has appointed a Spring City, Pa., German shepherd to serve as second dog during his upcoming tenure in the nation's No.

2005-12-08 08:20:00

By Bernd Debusmann FRONT ROYAL, Virginia (Reuters) - The last class of 2005 has completed the core curriculum and picked its majors -- sniffing for drugs, dollars, people, explosives, chemicals or agricultural produce.

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2005-12-08 08:20:00

The last class of 2005 has completed the core curriculum and picked its majors -- sniffing for drugs, dollars, people, explosives, chemicals or agricultural produce. Final exams start soon after 13 weeks of rigorous training at one of the world's most elite schools for government dogs.


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Beast of Bladenboro
2013-09-17 12:23:19

The Beast of Bladenboro is a creature that was blamed for a slew of animal deaths in the winter of 1953-54 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. Witnesses and trackers of the beast suggested it was most likely a wildcat, but uncertainty of its true identity classifies it as a cryptid. Eight miles from Bladenboro in Clarkton, North Carolina, a dog was found dead, on December 29, 1953, possibly caused by the beast of Bladenboro. Witnesses described the creature as sleek, black, and about five feet...

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2008-05-27 16:29:53

The Kunming Dog is a wolf-dog hybrid which was bred in the 1950s as a military dog in Kunming, Yunnan. The breed was developed from a pool of wolfdogs, civil dogs and shepherd dogs. The bred was officially recognized in China in 1988 and is now widely used by the Chinese police and military. The Kunming Dog has also been known as a good watchdog and guard dog. The breed appears similar to the German Shepherd, but it is taller and has a shorter coat. The Kunming Dog stands 25 to 27 inches...

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2008-05-26 13:07:31

The Dutch Shepherd Dog, also known as the Hollandse Herder, is a versatile working breed of Dutch origin. The breed was created due to a demand for a "jack-of-all-trades" with few demands which could work with shepherds and farmers. The breed is often used in Europe as well as the U.S. as a police or search and rescue dog. The breed is smaller than a German Shepherd, and is equally as courageous, making it optimal for that type of work. The Dutch Shepherd Dog is a medium-sized breed which...

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2008-05-24 21:53:09

The German Shepherd is the third most popular breed in the United States, originally bred for herding sheep. Besides its original purpose, the breed can be found doing police work, search and rescue, therapy work, guarding, being guide dogs, as well as in the military. They are often employed in scenting positions. The breed was created in 1899, and since then it has always been a stable working breed. Although it is a wonderful worker, it also makes an excellent family pet. In the U.S.,...

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