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2012-06-01 18:20:34

SAN ANTONIO, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Universal K-9 Inc., a renowned service provider for individuals and police departments throughout the nation, is vying for a spot on Animal Planet's hit show "Finding Bigfoot". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120601/CG17491) Universal K-9, Inc., a national trainer and supplier of drug, protection and weapons dogs known for working with police departments across the country, has today announced they will offer their search services...


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Treeing Walker Coonhound
2013-06-18 11:37:29

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated in the United States. It was developed in the nineteenth century when an unknown breed of dog and a Walker hound were crossbred, although it is now said to have been a crossbreed between American and English foxhounds. Although it was primarily used to hunt small game like opossums and raccoons, it has been used to hunt bears. The skill of this breed and its ability to track warm scents makes them ideal for...

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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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2008-05-28 11:16:17

The Plott Hound is a large breed originally bred in the North Carolina mountains for boar hunting. Its ancestors were brought from Germany to the U.S., and the breed was named after the brothers that brought them. The breed originated around 1750, and it is a legendary hunting dog and the only breed known to have originated in North Carolina. It is excellent at tracking and fighting its prey, making it a favorite of large game hunters. It is the state breed of North Carolina. The Plott...

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2008-05-22 21:19:22

The Field Spaniel is a medium-sized gun dog and the first spaniel developed for confirmation showing specifically. Breeders wanted to create a solid black spaniel, instead of one with a base color and white markings. The Field Spaniel was created by breeding Cocker Spaniels and Irish Water Spaniels, along with other black spaniels. The breed became so popular and was the focus of so many breeders that it began to go downhill. Breeders bred the Field Spaniel with Sussex Spaniels and Basset...

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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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