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2010-02-12 11:13:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Beth Collins will be recognized on February 13, 2010 as the 2009 Groomer of the Year by Cardinal® Laboratories at the 55th Annual Purina® Pro Plan® Show Dogs of the Year® Awards, presented by Dogs In Review®, in New York City. Beth Collins, Nationally Certified Master Groomer, has been showing dogs since 1982, starting with Afghan Hounds, which remain her number...

2009-12-21 16:54:00

Tips from American Humane and "Happy Dog: Caring for Your Dog's Body, Mind and Spirit" to Keep Your Dog's Skin and Coat Healthy This Winter DENVER, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With winter comes snow, mud and dirty dogs! Take care of your pet's skin and coat with the following winter care tips from the American Humane Association: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070521/LAM095LOGO) All dogs (except for the truly hairless breeds) require frequent brushing regardless of...

2009-12-01 03:00:00

GENEVA, December 1 /PRNewswire/ -- - Eukanuba World Challenge 2009 - Geneva30th November 2009 Eukanuba proudly announce the 41 extraordinary dogs representing their countries in the Eukanuba World Challenge 2009. These accomplished dogs will travel from nations across the globe to meet up in Long Beach, California. This unique international event will take place on 12th & 13th December, hosted by the AKC/Eukanuba National Championships at their 125th Special Anniversary...

2009-08-28 15:05:14

The many textures found in the coats of dogs can be traced to variants in just three genes, researchers in Maryland have learned. The study at the National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Md., targeted three genes responsible for every coat type from a poodle's curls to a terrier's wiry hair, Eric Green, the institute's scientific director, said in a release Friday. This study is an elegant example of using genomic techniques to unravel the genetic basis of biological diversity,...

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2009-08-09 09:35:00

Although you wouldn't want one to balance your checkbook, dogs can count.They can also understand more than 150 words and intentionally deceive other dogs and people to get treats, according to psychologist and leading canine researcher Stanley Coren, PhD, of the University of British Columbia. He spoke Saturday on the topic "How Dogs Think" at the American Psychological Association's 117th Annual Convention.Coren, author of more than a half-dozen popular books on dogs and dog behavior, has...

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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,...

2009-01-21 17:43:06

The New York-based American Kennel Club said 2008 registration statistics suggest the Labrador retriever is the most popular dog in the country. The AKC said more than twice as many Labradors were registered in 2008 than any other individual breed, giving the breed the top dog spot for the 18th consecutive year. Meanwhile, the club said Bulldogs appear to be growing in popularity, breaking into the top 10 for the first time in more than seven decades at No. 8. The playful Lab may still reign...

2009-01-12 07:20:00

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- People love to pamper their pets, and their pets love to be pampered. Author Kate Reynolds, the indulgent owner of a French poodle puppy, has written a humorous take on fellow pet owners and the corporations whose advertising keeps the owners' closets full of pet supplies. "The Time Marches on Dog Book" (published by AuthorHouse -- http://www.authorhouse.com) is a parody of promotional literature for dog-care products and an endorsement of items...

2008-12-04 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Eukanuba, working in cooperation with the FCI and AKC, is especially pleased to publicize the details of all Top Winning dogs who will be representing the 52 invited participating countries at the 2nd Annual Eukanuba World Challenge hosted at the AKC / Eukanuba National Championships in Long Beach, California this December. This unmatched line up of outstanding dogs includes those who have won top honors at prestigious shows worldwide such as the AKC /...

2006-07-18 08:25:00

By Adrian Croft LONDON -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair was roundly mocked as a U.S. poodle on Tuesday after an off-the-cuff chat with President George W. Bush was accidentally broadcast. Bush and Blair enjoyed a gossip over lunch at the Group of Eight summit in St. Petersburg on Monday, unaware that a microphone in front of them was switched on and their words would be relayed around the world. Breaking with diplomatic formalities, Bush hailed Blair, his closest European ally, with the...


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Pudelpointer
2013-06-22 15:47:43

The Pudelpointer is a domestic breed of a hunting dog that originated from Germany. The breed was developed in 1881 by Baron von Zedlitz, a German breeder that sought a perfect hunting dog that could point, retrieve, and track both in water on land. He bred one hundred different pointers, especially the English pointer, with seven different poodles to create the Pudelpointer. It was first introduced to North America by Bodo Winterhelt in 1953, who developed the Pudelpointer Club of North...

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2008-05-28 14:37:32

The Poodle is a breed of dog whose origins are unknown. It is often considered a French breed due to the role of the French in the development of the modern breed. It is one of the oldest breeds of dog which has been popular throughout Europe for centuries. There are three sizes of Poodle: standard, miniature, and toy. The breed was originally purposed as a retriever, and is still often used as a gun dog. The name poodle comes from the German word Pudel, which is short for Pudelhund, which...

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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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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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