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2013-07-22 23:18:55

New website allows players to connect with others, set up friendly games. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Tennis players looking for pick-up games across the country now have an easy way to organize play with the launch of TennisAnywhere.net. The website, developed by avid tennis players, allows members to schedule impromptu pick up games virtually anywhere in the United States. Designed for players of all skill levels, the site is completely free to use and offers a simple way to...

2013-03-22 08:23:34

PUG RUN takes you on the magical journey of Bogart, a pencil sketched pug, determined to come to life! NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tic Toc Games, an independent game studio based in North Hollywood, CA, is launching their flagship title, PUG RUN, an original game concept from the mind of the CEO, Shereef Morse. His main inspiration for the game came from his son and his dog Greta, whose cute and cuddly personality makes a lasting impression on everyone...

2012-12-31 05:01:29

Although winter is still in full swing, Hands N Paws, one of the largest retailers of online clothes for small dogs, has recently added a plethora of new options for dog owners looking to buy designer raincoats and booties. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) December 30, 2012 With winter still rearing its ugly head throughout most of the country, pet owners might not be thinking about spring and the wet weather that it can bring. For parts of the country that do not get snow flurries, or for...

2011-11-17 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pug Pharm Productions Inc. (Pug Pharm), a Canadian leader in gamification and online social engagement, announced that its gameplay platform will power the official NASA game, Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond. Pug Pharm has entered a strategic partnership with Project Whitecard Inc., which is one of three companies that won a contest sponsored by NASA to work together on its Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game. "We are...

2011-09-21 08:04:00

BREA, Calif., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Manville, R.I., pug named Harley made national headlines when he ate, and subsequently passed, more than 100 rocks. But today, Harley can add a more coveted title to his claim to fame as Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, named him the winner of the 2011 VPI Hambone Award. More than 4,000 votes were cast at VPIHamboneAward.com from Sept. 6-20, 2011 to determine a winner among...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

San Francisco retailer of unique dog beds presents a new option for environmentally conscious and fashion-forward pet owners. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 14, 2011 New online retail business P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle and You) just passed a successful one-month mark in its business, offering pet owners across the US and Canada an affordable, artistically-designed alternative in designer dog beds. "We can honestly say that we love what we do, and starting this business is one of the...

2009-11-12 09:44:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sometimes you got to have "Faith." Neglected for weeks after being hit by a car and seriously injured, a Boxer named Faith found unexpected love through a Pug rescue organization willing to open their hearts. Because of the incredible story of Faith's survival and recovery, Alabama Pug Rescue has been named the grand-prize winner of the Pro Plan® Rally to Rescue® Doing More(TM) for Pets Rescue Stories Contest. When...

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...

2009-08-12 16:50:17

A California man who was reunited with his beloved pug said while the dog seems to have had a rough four years on her own, she is adjusting to home life. Richard Rodriguez, 56, of Santa Ana, said he and his wife, Josie, were heartbroken when Pearl the pug puppy disappeared from their yard five years ago and, as time went on, they spent less time looking for their beloved puppy, which they assumed had been stolen, the Orange County (Calif.) Register reported Wednesday. However, Rodriguez said...

2009-06-26 15:48:59

Organizers of this year's World's Ugliest Dog Contest in California said this year's entries include 15 aesthetically challenged canines. The contestants include 2002 champion Rascal, a purebred Chinese Crested from Sunnyvale, Calif., and other returning contenders Princess Chelsea of Fairfield, Calif., and Reggie and Veronica of Phoenix. Newcomers to the contest include a Pleasanton, Calif., Shar Pei named Mojo; a boxer named Pabst from Citrus Heights, Calif; a Santa Rosa, Calif., German...


Latest Pug Reference Libraries

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2008-06-03 17:20:53

The Pug is a toy breed which was bred during the 15th century BC as lap dogs for Chinese Rulers during the Shang dynasty. The popularity of the breed later spread to Tibet, then Japan and Europe. The Pug was eventually dubbed the official dog of the House of Orange due to one saving the Prince of Orange's life. Several other famed historical rulers kept Pugs as pets. The breed was also kept as a scent hound and a guard dog. The Pug arrived in America during the 19th century. The breed's name...

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2008-05-18 22:53:46

The Bulldog, also called the British or English Bulldog is a stocky, medium-sized breed that originated in England. The term "bulldog" was first used in the late 1500s. The Bulldog was bred in England over a period of time; it is a cross between a pug and a mastiff, originally used for bullbating. The body of the Bulldog is compact with short appendages. The trademark feature of the bulldog is its short muzzle combined with the saggy skin on its face which creates a "frown". Its head is...

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