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2009-01-21 08:47:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Holds Firm in Top Spot While the Bulldog Continues its Ascent -- NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club(R) announced today the "Top 10" most popular AKC(R) registered breeds in Houston, Texas for 2008.* The AKC also announced their nationwide registration statistics which revealed that for the 18th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred in America. But, while more than twice as many Labs were...

2008-12-11 07:40:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready. Set. Go! An Alabama man and his award winning Miniature Schnauzer will be among contenders when the swiftest, most agile dogs in the nation vie for the top spot at the prestigious American Kennel Club(R) Agility Invitational. Webb Anderson of McCalla, Alabama and his Miniature Schnauzer, Nigel, will compete against the top dogs in the country at the Dec. 13-14 event in Long Beach, California. During the event, Webb and Nigel will run...


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2008-05-27 22:30:30

The Miniature Schnauzer is a small breed developed in Germany as a farm dog which guarded the herds and family, and a vermin hunter. The breed began with the crossing of the Standard Schnauzer with the Affenpinscher, Miniature Pinscher and Poodle in order to bring down the size. The first recorded Miniature Schnauzer was in 1888. It is currently recognized by the American Kennel Club as a Terrier breed. The Miniature Schnauzer stands 12 to 14 inches high and weighs 13 to 19 pounds. The...

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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.