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2009-10-14 07:00:00

-- Chicago, Seattle and Detroit Go to the Dogs While Baltimore, Philadelphia and Houston Are the Cat's Meow -- NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While both cats and dogs have been our faithful companions for centuries, it turns out that dog owners bark louder than cat owners purr when it comes to voicing their love for their pets, according to the results of the "Pet Preference" poll on www.meetthebreeds.com. Inspired by the upcoming Meet the Breeds(TM) event, the...

2009-08-25 23:00:00

ST. CHARLES, Mo., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Back in the pre-Christian era, Pugs were considered prized possessions of the Emperors of China and were personally guarded by soldiers. Later, their popularity spread, as they became favored by Monarchs of Europe and discerning people all over the world. This luxurious history and royal advocacy has helped the Pug remain one of the most popular dog breeds today. Having more than 20,000 American Kennel Club (AKC) registrations per year since...

2009-07-12 08:00:00

GENEVA, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog lovers all over Europe now have the opportunity to own Eukanuba's 1st ever photographic study of all breeds in a series of two unique books, which magnificently capture all 340 dog breeds recognized by the Federation Cynologique Internationale also know as the world canine organization. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090708/353027 ) These books celebrate each of the recognised breeds in all of their beauty, diversity, physical...

2009-05-28 10:31:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff recently upheld the state Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement's decision to deny a 2009 kennel license to Aaron Burkholder of Kutztown, Berks County, and Daniel Esh of Ronks, Lancaster County. The bureau refused the 2009 license applications of both kennels in February because of unsatisfactory inspection histories. "These kennels are being shut down because they have put profits above the welfare of the dogs,"...

2009-05-14 15:24:00

-- "Peaches" Honored Along with Connecticut State Police K-9 Heroes -- HARTFORD, Conn., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR), the nation's largest and only non-profit pet recovery service, announced today that "Peaches," a 5-month-old German Shepherd Dog from West Hartford, Connecticut, owned by Tom and Anne Decker, became its four millionth enrollee when his microchip identification number was added to its database. In a special ceremony at the State...

2009-04-13 08:57:00

-- Newest 'First' Dog Prepares to Makes Its Mark on Washington -- NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club congratulates the Obama family on the anticipated arrival of their 6-month-old Portuguese Water Dog, Amigo's New Hope, affectionately known as "Bo." Bo was bred by Art and Martha Stern, long-time breeders who reside near Dallas, TX, and is a littermate of Senator Ted Kennedy's pup Cappy. The first dog ever owned by the Obama family, as well the nation's...

2009-03-05 18:07:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BowTie, Inc., the world's largest publisher of pet and animal magazines and websites, is pleased to announce that Bo Bengtson, Amy Fernandez and Richard G. Beauchamp received The Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers (APDW) Arthur Frederick Jones Award at the annual awards luncheon on February 8, 2009, in New York City. The APDW is an organization dedicated to excellence in writing about purebred dogs and issues of interest to owners, breeders and others...

2009-02-13 10:35:00

Annual shows offer star of Marley & Me and special family value pack ticket deal DETROIT, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Kennel Club Dog Shows return to Cobo Center to entertain and educate dog lovers from all over the Midwest. The two-day Celebration of Dogs, proudly presented by Purina, allows visitors up-close and personal time with breeders, owners, handlers and over 2,000 dogs from the 161 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club. Two special guests will be on...

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2009-02-11 16:15:00

Pet owners with a desire for nostalgia are resorting to the use of frozen sperm to keep certain attributes of their pets alive. Artificial insemination using frozen sperm began in the 1960s when Carrol C. Platz Jr. and colleagues at the University of Oregon created a litter of mixed-breed puppies. Research into the method continued throughout the 1970s, and in the early 1980s, and the American Kennel Club formally endorsed its use. In 2006, the most recent year for which data is available,...

2009-02-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BowTie, Inc., the world's largest publisher of pet and animal magazines and websites, is proud to announce that Bo Bengtson, editor-at-large of Dogs in Review and author of Best In Show, published by Kennel Club Books, a division of BowTie Press, received the Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers (APDW) Stonehenge Award at its annual awards luncheon held February 8, 2009, in New York City. The Stonehenge Award, given to an individual who has contributed...


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