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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...

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. All rights Reserved.

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2008-03-25 06:05:00

Sure, people are allergic to dogs. But dogs to people? Absolutely. Just ask Fui (pronounce that Phooey). The 6-year-old Shar-Pei, a "princess," according to her owner, Pam Escobar, loves to be petted. But if Fui didn't take pills twice a day and get allergy shots every two weeks, she would scratch and lick. A lot. Canine allergic reactions to human dander are skin-related and don't include sneezing. "It's never an obvious and direct reaction," said Dr. Tom Lewis, a Phoenix-based...

2006-02-15 01:45:00

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK -- 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. Formally named Rocky Top's Sundance Kid, the 5-year-old tan and white bull terrier beat six other finalists, including classic family dogs such as a golden retriever and an Old English sheepdog who were the clear crowd pleasers. He also triumphed over more than 2,600 other entrants at the world's...

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. The measure, passed 10-0 by the city's Board of Supervisors, sets fines of up to $1,000 for owners who fail to spay or neuter their pit bulls, although some exceptions apply. The legislation comes after the June death of a 12-year-old San Francisco boy mauled by the family pit bull. Other recent pit bull attacks have also sparked wide media attention....

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. More than 290 pit bulls have been killed at Denver's dog pound since the city resumed enforcing the ban in May after overcoming legal challenges to a ban enacted after a series of pit bull attacks, including the fatal mauling of a 3-year-old boy. "Singling out the breed is absurd," said...


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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