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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.

2008-08-07 18:01:52

A YOUNG boy was recovering in hospital today after being attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrier. The seven-year-old received bites to his legs and buttocks during the incident in Killingworth, North Tyneside, police said. (c) 2008 Liverpool Echo. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning.

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2008-03-25 06:05:00

Sure, people are allergic to dogs. But dogs to people? Absolutely. Canine allergic reactions to human dander are skin-related and don't include sneezing.

2006-02-15 01:45:00

A colored bull terrier known as Rufus made history on Tuesday, becoming the first of his breed to win best in show at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

2005-11-15 18:49:27

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco's city legislature approved a measure on Tuesday requiring all pit bulls to be sterilized.

2005-07-27 13:15:53

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Denver animal lovers have set up an underground network to save pit bulls from being put to death under a city measure that bans residents from owning the dog breed.


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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