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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.

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.

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

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.

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2010-11-09 14:03:41

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.

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.

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.

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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.