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2014-08-21 23:03:40

A leading Springfield veterinary hospital, the Deerfield team of veterinarians will attend CVC Kansas City as part of its commitment to adopting the latest in veterinary medicine and technology. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Deerfield Veterinary Hospital, located in Springfield, Mo., today announced it will send members of its veterinary staff to CVC (Central Veterinary Conference) Kansas City 2014 this weekend. Dr. Denise Roche and Dr. Ned Caldwell, Deerfield Veterinary...

2014-08-21 23:02:19

Josie Dowd is a true example of a Hero; the 8-year-old Michigan girl has suffered through more than 14 surgeries, many being facial restructuring. The inspiring little girl was honored at July 2014 Hero of the Month by children's charity Kids Wish Network and Beaumont Children's Hospital. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Together with Beaumont Children’s Hospital, children’s charity Kids Wish Network is excited to recognize Livonia girl Josie Dowd as a July 2014 Hero of...

2014-08-21 23:01:07

A pet insurance finder is now launched for assistance in searching all 50 states for policies at the Quotes Pros website. All policies are priced at http://quotespros.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The costs for maintaining pet health in the United States have increased over the past two decades, according to new insurance industry studies. The Quotes Pros company is helping owners of pets to use its pet insurance finder to locate affordable plans from all 50 states at...

2014-08-21 23:00:50

Silicon Valley etailer startup Pooki’s Mahi shipping much anticipated luxury 100% Kona Coffee Single Serves for use in Keurig® K-Cup® Brewers ahead of September’s launch at value pricing; Hollywood’s celebrities eagerly awaits for the nearly sold-out products. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Pooki’s Mahi announced today it was shipping 100% Kona Coffee Single Serves, from a new product line, Single Serve ahead of the September launch and well before the red...

2014-08-21 20:20:21

Individuals who desire to drive behind the wheel of a luxury car but never had the opportunity or reason to do so now have six! LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As we enter the third quarter of 2014, it's a reminder of how time flies. That's why Los Angeles residents are updating their bucket lists or creating them from scratch. Whereas some items on the lists are very personable, there are some goals that many people have in common such as "travel the world," "run a...

2014-08-21 16:23:21

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Advisor Keith Singer, of Singer Wealth Management, will be the Presenting Sponsor at JAFCO's 16th Annual Jacob's Ladder Award Gala aka the Heroes Gala, on December 6, 2014 at 7:00 PM at The Polo Club of Boca Raton, located at 5400 Champion Blvd. JAFCO is a non-profit organization that provides services to abused and neglected children in the Jewish community of South Florida....

2014-08-21 16:22:58

Sparkling Wine Makes First Appearance at 2014 Emmy Celebrations NAPA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellina di Notte Prosecco, from romantic northeast Italy, will be poured at the Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held August 25, 2014, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, immediately following the Emmy Awards telecast at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. This is the first year Stellina di Notte Prosecco will be featured at the Emmy celebrations....

2014-08-21 16:22:54

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend Sarah Burgess, a BMI racing driver will drive the daring flames of the BUBBA burger® Chevrolet Sonic on Saturday in the Red Bull Global Rallycross event at Daytona International Speedway. Sarah is ready to make a major impact during the second half of the Red Bull Rallycross race season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130829/FL71848LOGO "I'm proud to have BUBBA burger on board my 2014 Chevrolet Sonic as we...

2014-08-21 16:20:58

AJAX, ON, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - As myriad artists, actors, musicians and cultural icons prepare to descend upon the city this September in the spirit of celebrating the art of film, world leader in the design and production of luxury automobiles Audi Canada announces its 2014 event lineup. With a long-standing commitment to the promotion and support of the arts within Canada, the brand readies to be both a highly visible and distinct presence during the internationally recognized cinematic...

2014-08-21 12:29:40

Grounded in research that canine Telomeres work essentially as human Telomeres do, and play the same vital role in canine aging, mortality, and longevity. A canine companion to the breakthrough TELO-100 with T-Activator 150 for humans. COLD SPRING, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telomere Biosciences, LLC (Telomere Biosciences) announced today the launch of their Nutraceutical "TELO-20 for Dogs" with Telomerase Activation Complex, the first and only Telomere-lengthening...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Yokohama
2014-07-15 06:54:19

The Yokohama is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Japan, although the modern type was developed in Europe using the original founders of the breed. These include the Minohiki, which was the primary breed used to develop the Yokohama, and the Onagadori, which became more well known in Europe than the Minohiki. The Yokohama varies in weight depending upon the type and sex, with standard size individuals ranging between four and five pounds and bantam types reaching smaller...

Ankole-Watusi Cattle
2014-07-04 10:10:48

The Ankole-Watusi is a breed of cattle native to Africa. It is also known as the Anokle longhorn. The Ankole-Watusi have been illustrated on ancient rock paintings, Egyptian art and on pyramid walls. A breed called the Sanga spread to eastern Africa and became the base stock for many of the African breeds of cattle. The Nkole tribe’s Sanga cattle is called the Ankole and in Rwanda and Burundi it is called the Watusi. The original Ankole-Watusi cattle owned by chiefs and kings were...

Croad Langshan
2014-06-17 09:17:52

The Croad Langshan is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in China. It was named after the Langshan district in which it was developed and the man who first brought the original type, known simply as the Langshan, to Europe in 1872, Major F.T. Croad. By 1904 the Croad Langshan Club was established in Britain, but the breed had already received recognition in the United States by the American Poultry Association in 1883. The Croad Langshan is a large bird that has a deep chest...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

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