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2011-10-27 06:55:00

HAMILTON, N.J., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VetNostic Laboratories® offers state-of-the-art genetic testing services for dog breeders and owners. Using DNA analysis, they are able to accurately and specifically determine whether or not a dog carries disease-causing genes. Providing reliable identification of these "carriers" ensures healthy litters and a successful breeding program. At this time, VetNostic Laboratories® is pleased to introduce two new...

2011-04-01 08:21:00

Efforts Made Possible Through the Work of Individuals and Organizations Such as the Ady Gil World Conservation and American Dog Rescue WASHINGTON and WARREN COUNTY, Tenn., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In one day on Wednesday, freshman U.S. Congressman Michael Grimm (R-NY) adopted Sebastian, a Missouri puppy mill rescue dog to live in his DC office, and Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) assisted the Warren County District Attorney's Office (TN) in rescuing approximately 120 dogs found...

2009-12-01 03:00:00

GENEVA, December 1 /PRNewswire/ -- - Eukanuba World Challenge 2009 - Geneva30th November 2009 Eukanuba proudly announce the 41 extraordinary dogs representing their countries in the Eukanuba World Challenge 2009. These accomplished dogs will travel from nations across the globe to meet up in Long Beach, California. This unique international event will take place on 12th & 13th December, hosted by the AKC/Eukanuba National Championships at their 125th Special Anniversary...

2009-11-23 13:30:00

Traditional Holiday TV Special, Hosted by John O'Hurley & David Frei, Features Over 160 Breeds NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The NBC Thanksgiving Day special "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®," will crown one of America's great show dogs as its 2009 champion while offering special coverage of Rufus the therapy dog and introducing three, new American Kennel Club-sanctioned breeds. The holiday special (noon - 2 p.m. in all time zones) follows the Macy's...

2009-09-17 17:06:04

British animal authorities said a puppy rescued from a rabbit hole was likely trapped underground for more than a week, surviving on condensation and body fat. Craig Brown, an animal control officer in Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, said council workers digging in the town discovered the Jack Russell terrier, nicknamed Hope, trapped 4 feet into a rabbit hole, The Sun reported Thursday. Brown said the dog likely survived by licking condensation from the walls of the tunnel. The dog was very,...

2009-08-13 17:00:22

A Chicago TV judge awarded a New York freak show owner $4,000 for the canceled sale of a five-legged puppy that later underwent surgery to have the leg removed. Judge Jeanine Pirro, whose court show runs daily on the CW network, ordered Calvin Owensby, the original owner of the dog, to pay $4,000 to freak show owner John Strong during an episode slated to air Sept. 8, the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer reported Thursday. Owensby, of Gastonia, N.C., had originally arranged to sell the five-legged...

2009-07-18 23:21:12

A Charlotte, N.C., woman saus she paid $4,000 for a five-legged puppy to save it from a life on display in a sideshow featuring animal freaks. Allyson Siegel told The Charlotte Observer she plans to pay another $2,000 to have the dog's extra leg surgically amputated. The puppy, a Chihuahua-terrier mix now named Lilly, is about 6 weeks old. The owner, Calvin Owensby, a laid-off electrician who lives in Gastonia, had agreed to sell the puppy to John Strong, who runs a sideshow exhibit on Coney...

2009-05-27 12:36:04

A Jack Russell terrier who got stuck down a rabbit hole in Wales was able to free himself after 25 days without food. Jill Thomas of Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire told The Daily Mail that she and her husband Rick had given up on finding Jake the terrier after three weeks of putting up fliers and advertising in the newspaper and on a radio station. Then they got a call from a farmer whose children had found the dog near where he disappeared while out on a walk with Rick Thomas. It was a...

2009-04-26 11:21:38

The founder of a specialized day-care center in Madison, Wis., says her yoga classes for dogs at the site have been a surprise success. Ruffin' It Resort owner Renee Brantner Shanesy said the so-called doga classes offered at the hotel and day-care center for dogs have resulted in a waiting list for those wanting their canines to get some stress relief, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Saturday. It was just kind of a trial-and-error thing -- let's see how it is in the Madison market....

2008-12-19 19:47:24

Neighbors of a dog-breeding widow in Scotland learned Friday that she had been a millionaire and that she had left those millions for animal welfare. Grace Smith, 84, left an estate of more than 7 million pounds ($10.5 million), The Scotsman reported. About half the money goes to the Dogs Trust and most of the rest to other animal welfare organizations. Smith also made sure that her last pets are provided for. Her dogs, Winnie and Harry, and her cat, Puss Puss, get a total of 50 thousand...


Latest Terriers Reference Libraries

Toy Manchester Terrier
2013-09-23 11:01:25

The toy Manchester terrier is a breed of domestic dog that originated in the United Kingdom and Britain. The breed was developed in the nineteenth century when a whippet, black and tan terrier, and other breeds were crossed to create an effective rodent hunter. The breed was popular in America during the 1920’s, when it was known as the toy black and tan terrier and when the name was changed to the toy Manchester terrier, a club known as the American Toy Manchester Terrier Club was created...

Toy Fox Terrier
2013-09-23 10:48:47

The toy fox terrier, also known as the American toy terrier, is a breed of domestic dog that originated in the United States. This breed was developed from a smooth fox terrier called the “foiler,” which was Britain’s first registered fox terrier. It is thought that this breed was crossed with other smooth fox terriers to create the modern breed. It is recognized by major organizations including terrier is recognized by the UKC and the AKC. The toy fox terrier reaches an average...

Tenterfield Terrier
2013-09-12 12:03:01

The Tenterfield terrier is a breed of domestic dog that originated from Australia. The breed originated from small rodent hunting dogs that traveled with white settlers from England to Australia. It is thought that the popular miniature fox of the nineteenth century was this breed, and by the 1920’s, the breed was an established household pet and rodent hunter. The breed received its current name in the 1990’s from Don Burke and the name was accepted by the South Australian Miniature Fox...

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2008-09-05 15:40:30

The Sealyham Terrier is a Welsh terrier created by crossing the Basset Hound, Bull Terrier, Fox Terrier, West Highland White Terrier, and the Dandie Dinmont Terrier. It was developed in Sealyham, Harverfordwest, Wales by Captain John Edwards to quarry small game. The breed was officially recognized in the early 1900s and can still be found today in South Africa and the UK. At one time, the breed was one of the best known Welsh breeds, but today it is distinctly rare. The Sealyham...

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2008-09-05 15:10:28

The Scottish Terrier, often called the Scottie, is one of five types of terrier that originated in Scotland. It is thought to be one of the oldest of the Highland terriers, although its origin is undocumented. The breed may have originated as early as the 1400s, but did not gain popularity until the reign of King James VI, who gave a Scottish Terrier to the French monarch as a gift. The breed is closely related to the West Highland White Terrier; both breeds originated near the Blackmount...

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