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2014-01-09 12:21:26

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...don't believe me? Just ask the football players out there on the now-frozen tundra as they deal with the effects of the fierce mighty winds and the snow moving on in. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/CL42800) During the wintry season you are supplied with wintry mix. And although you can stay inside by the fireplace, the outside world calls out to you! Not only will you...

2013-07-27 23:16:30

Recently, Wuxi Glory Plastics, the China injection molding and blow molding company, has incorporated Husky’s hot runner injection molding system to its production setup. (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Recently, Wuxi Glory Plastics, the China injection molding and blow molding company, has incorporated Husky’s hot runner injection molding system to its production setup. The company has proudly announced that it now has system as good as Husky’s. Hot runner system utilizes an assembly of...

Ancient Canine Remains Closer To Domesticated Dogs Than Wolves
2013-03-07 11:53:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent genetic analysis has shown that a 33,000-year-old canine skull found in Siberia is more closely related to today´s domestic dogs than the wolves of its time, according to a report in the online journal PLOS ONE. The finding could have major implications for understanding how modern day labradoodles and peekapoos were bred from wild dogs over thousands of years. The skull was first found in 1975 by a team of Russian...

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2010-07-23 08:52:00

Over the last few hundred years, Alaskan sled dogs have been bred to haul cargo over Arctic terrain and, more recently, for racing. Now, researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Genetics have identified the contributions different breeds have made to the speed, endurance and work ethic of Alaskan sled dogs. Heather Huson and Elaine Ostrander, from the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA, worked with a team of researchers to carry out genetic analysis in 199 sled dogs and...

2008-09-25 16:54:39

Racing sled dogs could be considered the Lance Armstrongs of the canine world, for their strength and endurance. New research sheds light on how they do it. Sled dogs are best known for "mushing" each March in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, the world's longest sled race. The canine competitors cover 1,100 miles (1,770 km) from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska, sometimes in just nine days. The dogs often trek through heavy blizzards and endure temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees...


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Tamaskan Dog
2013-09-10 15:38:49

The Tamaskan dog, also known as the Tamaskan Husky, is a breed of domestic sled dog that originated from Finland. Jennie Peacock and Lynn Hardey, who created it to resemble a wolf and preform many duties, used breeds including the Alaskan malamute, Siberian husky, and the Northern Inuit, among other breeds. The first successful litter was born in 2002, but the breed did not receive its name until 2006, the same year that registries were formed to record information about as many dogs as...

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2007-12-18 11:34:18

The Alaskan Husky is a category of dog, but it falls short of being a breed. It is defined by purpose and lacks registration and restrictions to ancestry. The Alaskan Husky is one of the fastest sled dogs, sometimes running over 19 miles per hour. They are primarily bred for their racing ability. The Alaskan Husky is a mix of various northern dog types, especially the Siberian Husky and the traditional Alaskan village dog. Many other types of dog contributed including the wolf, Doberman,...

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2007-12-18 11:32:59

The Alaskan Klee Kai is a small dog in the spitz family. It was originally developed to create a smaller version of the Alaskan Husky (although it more closely resembles a Siberian Husky). The Breed was developed in Alaska in the 1970s when an Alaskan Husky mated with an unknown small dog. To further develop the breed, Siberian and Alaskan Huskies were used along with Schipperke and American Eskimo dogs to make them smaller. The breed was not released to the public until 1988, and they were...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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