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ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - Two dogs that survived Hurricane Katrina are at the center of a custody battle between their old owners in New Orleans and their new ones in Florida. Master Tank and Nila were owned by Steven and Dorreen Couture of St. Bernard Parish.
If you think Hollywood celebrities and sports superstars are a neurotic and difficult bunch, try treating the personality disorders of their pets.
By Alexandria Sage LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - If you think Hollywood celebrities and sports superstars are a neurotic and difficult bunch, try treating the personality disorders of their pets.
By Maggie Fox NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Rescuers trying frantically to save animals left behind when people fled Hurricane Katrina have given up on collecting pets and begun simply leaving food and water for them.
The Newfoundland is a large working breed used for pulling fishing nets and heavy equipment which originated in Newfoundland. Its ancestors, big black bear-like dogs introduced by the Vikings, also produced the St. John's Dog. The size of the breed was produced when large mastiffs were introduced into the gene pool. Irish and English fishermen visiting Newfoundland in the 1880s accurately describe the breed as it is today, due to early establishment of its attributes. The breed is not only an...
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog was originally bred in Sweden to drive and guard cattle. It is also known as the Entlebucher Sennenhund, Entelbuch Mountain Dog, and the Entlebucher Cattle Dog. It is the smallest of the Swiss mountain and cattle breeds and has been known since 1889 and referred to as a separate breed since 1926. The breed stands 19 to 20 inches high and weighs 45 to 55 pounds. It has a square build with a proportionate head to body ratio. It has a long, strong jaw and small...
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.