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2014-06-13 23:05:17

Author Jenny Hagemeyer’s four-legged companion reveals message for Christians. Belleville, Pa. (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Author Jenny Hagemeyer utliizes a unique perspective in her new religious inspirational book, “Lessons from Danny” (published by iUniverse), a testimony from a dog’s point of view. When Hagemeyer and her husband went to look for a new dog, she met a little Shih Tzu named Danny and fell in love. Hagemeyer came to feel God was teaching her lessons through the daily...

2011-01-26 09:00:00

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed As the Bulldog Quietly Creeps Up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Northern New Jersey's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC(®)) 2010 ranking of the most popular AKC-registered dog breeds in the U.S. "While Northern New Jersey's love for the gentle and patient Lab remained steady," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson, "the...

2009-08-16 15:15:53

A retired Cincinnati firefighter says his pet Shih Tzu loves to sit on his riding lawnmower with him when he cuts his grass. Former firefighter and paramedic Bill Rinear said he bolted a wicker container to the top of his lawnmower so Minnie the Shih Tzu can enjoy taking part in the outdoors chore, The Cincinnati Enquirer said Saturday. But the sight of a dog sitting atop a moving lawnmower apparently draws it fair share of attention. People get out of their cars and just stare at us, Rinear...


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2008-09-11 22:04:11

The Shih Tzu originated in China and is reported to be the oldest and smallest of the Tibetan holy dogs. The breed has several nicknames: Tibetan Temple Dog, Chrysanthemum Dog (due to its face looking like the flower), and the Tibetan Lion Dog. The breed stands 8 to 11 inches tall and weighs 9 to 16 pounds. It is a solid, compact dog with good substance for its size. The Shih Tzu is characterized by its short snout, large eyes, flowing double coat, and palm-like tail which waves above its...

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2008-05-27 23:53:29

The Pekingese is an ancient Chinese breed which was a favorite pet of the Chinese Imperial court. The breed is incredibly similar to the Japanese Chin, and they most likely have the same ancestry. For centuries, the breed could only be owned by royalty. The breed is over 2000 years old and has not changed much since its creation. The breed weighs 7 to 14 pounds and stands 6 to 9 inches tall. The head of the breed is large compared to the body, and rectangular in shape. The face of the...

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2008-05-27 16:58:34

The Lhasa Apso is a hunting breed from Tibet originally bred to guard monasteries. The breed often barked a warning to its master until the master came to check on the intruder. The breed generally stands 10 to 11 inches tall and weighs 12 to 14 pounds. The breed should have muscular legs and a tail which is carried in a tight screw over the back. The Lhasa Apso has medium sized dark brown eyes and a black nose. Its coat is double layered. The coat can be nearly any color and is generally...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'