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2014-10-23 12:30:44

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The unconditional love from dogs is a perfect match for assisted living residents.

animals for students
2014-10-23 07:28:59

A new study published in the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health finds that animal-assisted therapy can help college students by reducing symptoms of anxiety and loneliness.

herding sheep
2014-08-28 05:49:47

Watching a shepherd and his sheepdog tend to the flock is a thing of beauty. There seems to be an unspoken communication between the two for when and how to gather the sheep. But how do the sheepdogs know what to do?

2014-07-23 16:20:51

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association and three military hero dog teams it helped reunite took to Capitol Hill today to make an urgent case to the nation,

2014-06-30 23:08:26

K9 Dog Park announces tax deductible campaign support of K9 Therapy Network, a 501-c-3 non-profit organization designed to assist people and their dogs, to be volunteers in the rewarding field

2014-05-05 23:00:29

Fidelco's annual Open House event was attended by hundreds of families from across Connecticut. Bloomfield, Conn.

2014-04-15 08:25:21

Serving the Needs of Working Dogs Everywhere MONROVIA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A leading designer and manufacturer of high quality travel accessories for

2014-03-28 23:00:35

Dogological Crowdfunding Campaign Donates to Non-Profit Pet Therapy Program Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Dogological,

2014-03-27 23:04:21

Crowdfunding campaign for Dogological to contribute to the expansion of Gabriel’s Angels’ non-profit pet therapy program. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014

2014-02-13 23:28:42

K9 University drug-dog detection service unveils the first free anti-drug school curriculum in the industry for every school that contracts for their drug-dog detection services. Oklahoma


Latest Working dogs Reference Libraries

Tornjak
2013-09-23 10:52:06

The Torjak is a breed of domestic sheep dog that originated in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is an ancient breed that was first mentioned in a ninth century text from the Catholic Church, and later in the eleventh and fourteenth centuries. It was described as an intelligent and non-aggressive dog that guarded livestock and humans, although the Romans trained it to fight in wars and for sport. The breed nearly vanished when the nomadic sheepherders of its native area dispersed, but a...

Mucuchies
2013-06-22 15:36:30

The Mucuchies, also known as the Venezuelan Sheepdog, is a breed of domestic dog that originated from Venezuela. The breed is thought to have been developed after Spanish mountain dogs were brought into the area in the sixteenth century, serving as guard dogs and herd dogs. These dogs were bred with other dogs that may have included the Pyrenean mastiff, the Spanish mastiff, or various sheepdogs. After years of selective breeding were conducted to develop a strong working dog, the Mucuchies...

Landseer
2013-06-19 14:24:18

The Landseer is a breed of domestic dog that is considered a color variant of the Newfoundland by most kennel clubs. However, many organizations consider it a distinct breed known officially as the Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T.). The breed received its common name in honor of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, a painter who created a picture called A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society in 1868, which featured a member of the breed. It is thought that the Landseer was locally...

Tibetan Mastiff
2013-06-19 12:40:48

The Tibetan Mastiff is a breed of domestic guard dog that originated in Asia, where it was used to guard livestock, palaces, tents, villages, and monasteries. The breed was known by many names in different regions, including Bhote Kukur, which translates to “someone from Tibet” and “dog” in Nepali. The term mastiff was once used to denote a number of large breeds, but the Tibetan mastiff is not a true mastiff. The Tibetan Mastiff was very popular in England in the early nineteenth...

Treeing Walker Coonhound
2013-06-18 11:37:29

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated in the United States. It was developed in the nineteenth century when an unknown breed of dog and a Walker hound were crossbred, although it is now said to have been a crossbreed between American and English foxhounds. Although it was primarily used to hunt small game like opossums and raccoons, it has been used to hunt bears. The skill of this breed and its ability to track warm scents makes them ideal for...

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