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2013-05-21 23:23:30

The law offices of d´Oliveira & Associates have released a dog bite infographic with information on common dog bite injuries, potentially dangerous dog breeds, and fatal dog attack statistics. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are over 4.7 million dog bites each year. Over 800,000 of these bites require medical attention, half of these bites are to children (i). Parents should be aware of the danger that dog bites pose to...

2013-03-21 23:03:33

According to a recent report by The Record Herald, nineteen Rottweilers were rescued by the Antietam Humane Society from a home in PA. After “deplorable” conditions were discovered in the home, SI Restoration urges area resident to become educated on the dangers of animal hoarding. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 For a hoarder, admitting that there is a health risk lurking inside their home is extremely difficult. Hoarders tend to collect an overabundance of...

2012-07-19 23:03:10

Dog bite attorney Chris Davis issues warning on the breeds that most frequently attack. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Dog bite injuries force approximately 1,000 people in the United States to seek some form of emergency care or treatment each day, or just under 5 million each year, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). To raise awareness about the most dangerous breeds, Seattle attorney Chris Davis and his research team have identified the top ten dog breeds...

2010-11-14 00:14:15

Quicksimpleinsurance warns that dog owners of certain aggressive breeds are running in to further complications obtaining homeowners insurance coverage. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 13, 2010 Quicksimpleinsurance warns that dog owners of certain aggressive breeds are running in to further complications obtaining homeowners insurance coverage. Dogs are fun and even healthy for family relationships. However certain breeds can be unpredictable. Recently a 7-day-old newborn was attacked and...

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2010-11-09 14:03:41

Dogs attack face and eyes As dog bites become an increasingly major public health concern, a new study shows that unsupervised children are most at risk for bites, that the culprits are usually family pets and if they bite once, they will bite again with the second attack often more brutal than the first. The study, the largest of its kind, was done by Vikram Durairaj, MD, of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, who found that dogs usually target a child's face and eyes and most...

2010-09-02 11:45:24

 A study comparing a University of Pennsylvania  method for evaluating a dog's susceptibility to hip dysplasia to the traditional American method has shown that 80 percent of dogs judged to be normal by the traditional method are actually at risk for developing osteoarthritis and hip dysplasia, according to the Penn method. The results indicate that traditional scoring of radiographs that certify dogs for breeding underestimate their osteoarthritis susceptibility.  The results...

2009-05-28 11:30:18

A Swedish court told a man convicted of attacking his girlfriend with a knife that his sentence was reduced because the woman's dog bit him in the testicles. The Helsingborg District Court said the 32-year-old man received only a one and a half year jail sentence for aggravated assault. Court officials said the man would have received a harsher sentence if not for the suffering caused when he was injured by the woman's Rottweiler, Swedish news agency Tidningarnas Telegrambyra reported...

2009-01-13 08:15:39

The owner of a radiator repair shop in Winnipeg, Manitoba, says he has no idea how someone stole one of his two Rottweiler guard dogs. Custom Radiator owner Corey Parent told the Winnipeg Sun someone cut a hole in his chain link fence early Friday and stole Ripper, a 2-year-old male dog, but left 2-year-old Duchess behind. As part of the police investigation into the break-in, a 23-year old man was charged with numerous other offenses, and the stolen dog was returned to Parent. I thought...


Latest Rottweiler Reference Libraries

Molossus
2013-06-22 15:33:25

The Molossus is an extinct breed of domestic dog that existed during the ancient Greco-Roman period. It is widely thought that this breed was developed in the northwestern areas of Ancient Greece and southern areas of Albania, where the Molossis people bred vicious dogs to work as guards for shepherds in Epirus. It is also thought to have been used as fighting dogs for the Ancient Greeks. It was native to the Balkans, but was later exported to Italy and other areas by Hellenic tribes. Despite...

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2008-07-13 23:03:35

The Å arplaninac, formerly known as Illyrian Shepherd, is a herding and guarding breed from the Å ar Mountains. It was used as a military dog under Marshal Josip Broz Tito. The breed is currently becoming more popular throughout North America due to its guarding and herding abilities. Ancestors of the breed may include livestock guarding dogs from Turkey and Molosser type dogs from Greece. The breed stands 22 to 30 inches tall and weighs anywhere from 66 to 99 pounds. It is a large,...

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2008-07-01 00:08:46

The Rottweiler is an ancient working breed. Its ancestry reaches back to the Roman Empire, when working dogs traveled with the army to assist with herding the cattle. These breeds, whose descendants became today's Rottweilers, included Roman War Dogs, Sheepdogs, and Molosser type breeds from England and the Netherlands. It was not, as many think, bred for dog fighting. The population of the breed declined by the end of the 19th century "“ so much, in fact, that there was only one female...

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2008-05-07 16:24:36

The Black and Tan Coonhound is a scent hound primarily used for tracking raccoon. It is one of six recognized varieties of Coonhound. It is a somewhat rare breed that is not only great at tracking but also hunting various animals as well as agility. The Black and Tan Coonhound has markings similar to the Rottweiler and the Doberman Pinscher, but exhibits several distinguishing differences from these breeds. The Black and Tan, unlike its look-alikes has a long tail and long ears. Its eyes...

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