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2014-02-10 12:25:12

The Allergen All-Star Pet Awards Features the Top 11, including Labradors, Greyhounds, and Iguanas SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dogs may be man's best friend, but household pets of all shapes, sizes and breeds can be an allergen nightmare for some families. Released today, the Allergen All-Star Pet Awards are here to help families concerned about allergens find the perfect companion. The awards recognize the top 11 animals that produce lower allergen levels, which can...

2012-08-12 23:01:44

Founder of Hernando, Inc., Dewey Jackson is proud to announce the launch of JazyPets.com. The new online shop boasts an impressive array of pet care items for dogs, cats, birds, fish and small animals. Doting owners can also splurge on themselves with quality goods from the home, garden, and living selection. Visit the site´s new blog, JazyPetsBlog.com, for further details. Hernando, Mississippi (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Web entrepreneur Dewey Jackson is pleased to debut his latest...

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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2008-03-25 06:05:00

Sure, people are allergic to dogs. But dogs to people? Absolutely. Just ask Fui (pronounce that Phooey). The 6-year-old Shar-Pei, a "princess," according to her owner, Pam Escobar, loves to be petted. But if Fui didn't take pills twice a day and get allergy shots every two weeks, she would scratch and lick. A lot. Canine allergic reactions to human dander are skin-related and don't include sneezing. "It's never an obvious and direct reaction," said Dr. Tom Lewis, a Phoenix-based...


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Affenpinscher
2013-08-20 10:00:55

The affenpinscher, also known as a monkey dog, affen, or affie, is a toy breed of dog that resembles a terrier. Its name is derived from the German word Affe, which means monkey or ape, and it is thought to have originated in Germany during the seventeenth century. This dog was bred to eradicate rodents from kitchens, stables, and granaries and was slightly larger than its modern size. A typical affenpinscher weighs between 6.5 and 13.2 pounds and can reach twelve inches in height at the...

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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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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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