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2014-06-09 12:22:15

DALLAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate its 100(th) anniversary, Greyhound kicked off its Centennial Tour to showcase the company's growth and transformation, allowing guests of all ages to get a glimpse of Greyhound's extraordinary history. The tour debuted in Boston on May 29 with its next stop in Philadelphia on Saturday, June 14. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116044 "Greyhound has come a long way from one vehicle operating out of Hibbing, Minn., to...

2014-05-09 08:21:03

DALLAS, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, today is commemorating its 100(th) anniversary. To celebrate, the company will host a series of events scheduled throughout the year - showcasing its growth from one vehicle operating out of Hibbing, Minn., to its current standing as one of the world's most iconic brands and an integral part of America's transportation infrastructure. On May 29, the company will...

2014-02-26 16:20:24

Greyhound Package Express honors Veterans Advantage members with 40% savings on shipping DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound Lines, Inc. and Veterans Advantage Inc. today announced a new special savings program for Veterans Advantage VetRewards Card members, honoring military and veteran families with a 40 percent nationally recognized discount on Greyhound Package Express (GPX), the company's expedited shipping service. U.S. Active Duty Military, Veterans, National...

2014-02-18 16:23:29

American Greyhound Council offers fact-finding assistance to racing regulators ABILENE, Kan., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, February 16, several Florida media outlets carried stories about greyhound deaths at Florida tracks. Greyhound tracks and kennel operators take their greyhound welfare obligations very seriously. When greyhound fatalities are reported, no one is more concerned than the people who work with those dogs every day. The American Greyhound Council (AGC)...

2014-02-10 08:20:59

Dallas-based Greyhound and Agency Partner Edelman Awarded for Digital Expertise DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation, today announced the company will be recognized Feb. 24 by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) at the 57(th) annual Adrian Awards Gala, the largest and most prestigious travel marketing competition globally. Greyhound won a Silver Adrian Award in digital marketing for its work...

2014-01-30 16:24:53

Purina Pro Plan Launches New Nutritional Supplement Bars for Active Dogs NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dogs are natural athletes with the ability to rival some of the world's top performing humans. For example, world-champion sprinter Usain Bolt, often referred to as the "World's Fastest Man," holds the current record for the 200 meter race at 19.19 seconds*, while a Greyhound can run 200 meters in 11.2 seconds**. To help make sure active dogs stay at the top of their game,...

2013-10-19 23:04:25

First lawsuit on behalf of a passenger injured in the October 9, 2013, I-80 Greyhound bus accident filed in Philadelphia County on Friday, October 18, 2013. This collision occurred when a Greyhound interstate bus slammed into the rear of a tractor-trailer, between Williamsport and Lewisburg, PA. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Ostroff Injury Law filed a Complaint against Greyhound Bus lines in the Civil Trial Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on behalf of...


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2008-06-30 23:09:01

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a South African hound also known as the Van Rooyen's Lion Dog, the African Lion Hound, or the African Lion Dog. The breed has been known to hunt anything from upland birds to larger, more dangerous game such as boar, deer, stag, moose, and lions. It is named from its ability to keep a lion at bay while waiting for its master to make the kill. There is question regarding its status as a scenthound or sighthound; the breed does not fit easily into either category, and...

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2008-06-08 15:53:29

The Rampur Greyhound is a sighthound native to the Rampur region of Northern India. It was used by the Maharajas for jackal control, as well as for hunting lions, tigers, leopards, panthers, and wild boar. Combining blood lines from the Tazi "“ an Afghan breed, and the English Greyhound, his Royal Highness Ahmed Ali Khan Bahadur bred the Rampur Greyhound. The breed appears similar to the Tazi, and has a similar character, but gets its speed from the English Greyhound. It is built for...

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2008-05-27 23:09:36

The Old English Bulldog is an extinct breed which was derived from ancient war breeds such as the Mastiff and the Alaunt. The breed was eventually crossed with the Greyhound to increase the speed and reduce the weight of specimens at that time. The breed was used for bull-baiting and dog fighting. When the Cruelty to Animals Act was passed in 1835, the breeding of the Old English Bulldog hit a sharp decline. The breed eventually became extinct due to lack of interest combined with the...

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2008-05-27 17:08:15

The Magyar Agár, also known as the Hungarian Greyhound is a hunting breed which originated in Transylvania and Hungary. The breed is a sight hound used for coursing. It is an ancient, elegant breed. The Magyar Agár resembles the Greyhound in its build. It stands 25 to 27 inches high and weighs 49 to 68 pounds. The breed has small button-shaped ears and bright oval eyes. Its coat is smooth and short and can be any variety of color. The breed is generally well-behaved and very...

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2008-05-27 15:35:11

The Irish Wolfhound is a sight hound and one of the tallest breeds of dog. The breed was bred around 1st century BC, as a war dog by the ancient Celts. The Irish used them continually as a guard dog. The breed was also once used for coursing, but it may have been a poor coursing breed. The breed was also known to have the ability to kill both men and lions. Due to a ban during the 19th century, the breed nearly vanished, but the breed was saved by Captain Graham. Historically, the breed was a...

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