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2014-11-11 08:20:42

Announcement follows American Humane Association's participation in 2014 Veterans Day Parade, where the importance of four-footed veterans showcased to nation NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-10-02 12:20:39

Gifts to support organization's "K9 Battle Buddies" program, which brings home and reunites military dogs and their handlers, and will spotlight contributions of America's four-legged military heroes

2014-08-20 08:25:58

Elite Trainers and Handlers Attend 2014 Sporting Dog Summit ST. LOUIS, Aug.

Remote Control For Dogs
2013-09-03 13:21:59

Scientists writing say they have created a way for humans to control a dog using a remote control.

2013-07-18 23:04:03

Charity dog wash supports service K-9’s to help veterans reclaim their lives. Tysons Corner, VA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 On Sunday July 21st, “National

2011-05-26 13:29:00

-- AKC CAR Detection Dog DNA Bank to Discover What Makes SAR Dogs Great -- RALEIGH, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AKC Companion Animal Recovery recently donated $110,000 to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine as part of continuing funding of a health registry for search and rescue and other working detection dogs.


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2008-05-22 20:25:16

The Estrela Mountain Dog was bred to guard herds in the mountain range. It is one of the oldest breeds in Portugal. The breed was developed throughout hundreds of years; dogs with particular characteristics were bred to create a pure breed which has the necessary qualities to survive in the mountains as well as guard and move flocks. The first official breed standard was written in 1933. The breed began to decline in the early 1970s but the Portuguese revolution of 1974 played a huge part...

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2008-05-06 22:34:12

The Bearded Collie originated in Scotland and is a herding breed. Legend has it that a Scottish shepherd was impressed with the Polish Lowland Sheepdog that he'd seen that he decided to breed them with some local Scottish dogs to produce the Bearded Collie for its herding ability. There are very few registered bloodlines of Bearded Collie today, but they do exist. The Bearded Collie is a working dog, bred often to herd sheep and cattle. In the last few decades, the working Bearded Collie...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.