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2015-02-09 23:04:44

Global Humanitarian group expands its lifesaving efforts to the babies and mothers in the nation of Afghanistan Greenwood Village, CO (PRWEB) February 09, 2015

2014-12-10 23:09:54

Rescue cans are a light, effective and easy to hold tool that can be used to save lives in an emergency.

2014-12-02 23:11:10

When a lifeguard spends hours at a time trying to be attentive and watching the public at a beach or pool, the chair they sit in can become uncomfortable.

2014-11-25 23:15:13

Lifeguard Master, a popular lifeguard supply company, recently released a new line of lifeguard chairs and towers.

2014-08-13 12:21:44

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug.

2014-07-29 23:03:14

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) continues to be on the cutting-edge of canine health research with the funding of Dr.

2014-05-27 12:21:42

Interactive and Educational Exhibit on Maritime Lifesaving Practices Now Open in Nantucket NANTUCKET, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

2014-04-21 12:24:56

Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary with New Ambassadors: Olympic Gold Medalists Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2014-04-02 16:26:33

Guard for Life offers unique opportunities for young lifeguards OWINGS MILLS, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer returns, young adults are considering seasonal jobs.


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Landseer
2013-06-19 14:24:18

The Landseer is a breed of domestic dog that is considered a color variant of the Newfoundland by most kennel clubs. However, many organizations consider it a distinct breed known officially as the Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T.). The breed received its common name in honor of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, a painter who created a picture called A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society in 1868, which featured a member of the breed. It is thought that the Landseer was locally...

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2009-05-12 10:27:02

The Newfoundland is a large working breed used for pulling fishing nets and heavy equipment which originated in Newfoundland. Its ancestors, big black bear-like dogs introduced by the Vikings, also produced the St. John's Dog. The size of the breed was produced when large mastiffs were introduced into the gene pool. Irish and English fishermen visiting Newfoundland in the 1880s accurately describe the breed as it is today, due to early establishment of its attributes. The breed is not only an...

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Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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