Latest Irish Water Spaniel Stories

2014-06-03 23:03:56

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) has taken a major step to better understand epilepsy in dogs with the launch of an Epilepsy Research Initiative. The Initiative will provide dog owners and the veterinary community with improved methods for preventing and treating epilepsy in dogs. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) has taken a major step to better understand epilepsy in dogs with the launch of an Epilepsy Research Initiative. The goal of the...

2014-02-21 23:21:01

The Latest Pet Health and Dog Dry Eye Discoveries Reported by Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 "Dog dry eye," also known as “canine KCS” (kerato-conjunctivitis sicca) can pose a serious health risk to pets, especially in winter, reports water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne, a lifelong pet owner. Kleyne offers some easy suggestions to help keep the eyes of house pets clear, healthy and well hydrated through the winter...

2008-10-09 09:00:26

Anything that causes an emergency visit to the vet is serious. But some emergencies also leave you scratching your head. Veterinary Pet Insurance has started keeping track of some of the more unusual claims that come in, picking a monthly "winner." At the end of the year, the public can vote for the goofiest claim, with the winner getting the Hambone Award. (It's named in honor of a dog that got stuck in a refrigerator -- huh? -- and ate an entire Thanksgiving ham while waiting to be...

Latest Irish Water Spaniel Reference Libraries

2008-06-03 17:13:11

The Portuguese Water Dog, also called Cão d'Água or the Portuguese Fishing Dog originated as a fishing breed. The breed may trace as far back as 700 B.C. to central Asia, but the breed was predominantly bred and used in Portugal. The Portuguese Water Dog was often used to retrieve broken nets and lost tackle, as well as herd fish into nets and act as a courier from one ship to another. The breed was frequently carried in trawlers which worked their way from Portugal to Iceland to catch...

2008-05-27 13:16:11

The Japanese Chin is a small spaniel and the breed of Japanese royalty. They originated in the Sichuan Province of China. The breed was made famous in England and America during the 19th and 20th centuries. The Japanese Chin weighs 4 to 15 pounds and stands 8 to 11 inches high. It has an oriental, flattened face and large, wide-set eyes. The coat of the breed is long and silky and can be black and white, lemon and white, red and white, or, rarely, black and white with tan points. It also...

2008-05-27 12:55:09

The Irish Water Spaniel is one of the largest, oldest, and rarest spaniels which was developed in Ireland in the 1830s. It is a working, retrieving breed which specializes in swimming. Although the current breed stock is Irish, its ancestry and original origin are unknown. The breed is stout, standing 22 to 24 inches high and weighing 55 to 65 pounds. It is a square dog with a rat like tail and slightly webbed feet. The coat of the Irish Water Spaniel is its distinguishing feature. It is...

2007-12-18 12:23:22

The Barbet is a medium-sized French gun dog. It is thought to be the source of the various water dog breeds, such as the Portuguese Water Dog, American Water Spaniel, and the Poodle. The Barbet weighs between 37 and 61 pounds and stands 20 to 25 inches tall, although breeders try to keep the Barbet's height toward the lower end of the scale. The coat of the Barbet is long, wooly, and curly. It can be black, chestnut, grey, fawn and white with or without markings. The breed is...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'