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2014-09-14 03:00:47

The effect of movies featuring dogs on the popularity of dog breeds can last up to ten years and is correlated with the general success of the movies, according to new research from the University of Bristol, the City University of New York, and Western Carolina University.

2014-09-02 23:03:40

Throughout September and October the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates senior dogs with their Old Dogs Rule educational and fundraising campaign. Raleigh,

Skull Shape Risk Factors May Help In The Welfare Of Toy Dog Breeds
2014-08-08 03:47:52

New research has identified two significant risk factors associated with painful neurological diseases in the skull shape of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS).

2014-06-03 23:03:56

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) has taken a major step to better understand epilepsy in dogs with the launch of an Epilepsy Research Initiative.

2014-02-21 23:21:01

The Latest Pet Health and Dog Dry Eye Discoveries Reported by Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) February 21, 2014

2013-06-21 23:03:26

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces an associate membership with Partners for Healthy Pets. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The AKC Canine

2012-09-24 23:03:35

New Springer Xtra Arm Kit from http://www.SpringerAmerica.com allows bike riders to exercise multiple dogs at one time.


Latest Spaniels Reference Libraries

Toy Trawler Spaniel
2013-09-23 11:06:01

The toy trawler spaniel is an extinct breed of domestic dog that originated from the United Kingdom. Originally bred as a sporting dog, it is thought that the breed was developed by crossing a King Charles spaniel and a Sussex spaniel. One of the last known living toy trawler spaniels, known as Robin, was bred by Lady Wentworth in 1911. This dog lived until 1920, when the breed is thought to have been close to extinction, and is now preserved at the Natural History Museum at Tring. The toy...

Tweed Water Spaniel
2013-06-19 12:34:24

The Tweed water spaniel, also known as the Tweed spaniel or the Ladykirk Spaniel, is a breed of domestic dog that went extinct in the nineteenth century. This breed is thought to have been developed near the River Tweed, close to the borders of Scotland, and was most likely created by breeding the St. John's water dog with local dogs, although this cannot be proven. This breed is known for helping develop the golden retriever and curly coated retriever breeds. The Tweed water spaniel was a...

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2008-07-07 22:06:32

The Russian Spaniel was bred according to Russian hunting requirements following World War II. The breed is a cross of various European spaniel breeds. The breed is similar to a Cocker Spaniel, but taller with a longer body.

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2008-05-28 11:29:15

The Pont-Audemer Spaniel is a gun dog which originated in France during the 19th century. Its ancestors may include the Barbet, the Poodle, and the Picardy Spaniel, along with several other old Spaniel breeds. The breed is rare; it has never been incredibly popular outside of its native country, and World War II brought them even closer to extinction. The breed specializes as a water dog, but can also work as a flusher or pointer. The breed is medium-sized and weighs 44 to 60 pounds. It...

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2008-05-27 15:01:50

The Kooiker Hound or Kooikerhondje is a Dutch spaniel-type breed originally used for duck hunting and tolling. The breed peaked in popularity in the 17th and 18th centuries, but is quickly gaining popularity in the U.S. and Canada. The breed was used during its earlier days to drive ducks into canals called koois where the hunters could easily catch them The Kooiker Hound stands 14 to 16 inches tall and weighs 20 to 24 pounds. It has a square body and an upright feathered tail. Its coat is...

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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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