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2013-09-20 23:22:30

Melissa Berryman of The Dog Owner Education and Community Safety Council will be on hand to help dog owners protect their liability at the NE Pet Expo September 21 at the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA. Falmouth, MA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 National dog bite consultant Melissa Berryman will be teach valuable lessons to dog owners during presentations at the New England Pet Expo held at the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admittance...

2013-03-04 23:01:08

Killing dogs after bite injuries ignores critical changes in human behavior needed to produce meaningful prevention of future bites advises Melissa Berryman of The Dog Owner Education and Community Safety Council Falmouth, MA. (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 Selectmen in Mansfield, Massachusetts voted 3-2 Wednesday night to euthanize a pointer hound mix named Milo that bit a 6-year-old neighbor boy, resulting in surgery and 400 stitches. Board Chairman Olivier Kozlowski said selectmen considered the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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