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2015-04-14 16:26:23

AIKEN, S.C., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the best way to protect your family at any time and any place? The answer is a Harrison K-9 security dog.

2015-04-07 23:03:52

Substance abuse treatment center A Forever Recovery has announced that it will match donations for a replacement K9 Unit drug-sniffing dog for the Battle Creek Police Department. Battle

2015-03-20 12:23:00

Special event at Mar-a-Lago Club celebrated five courageous military dog teams; Groundbreaking new study for veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress announced PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20,

2015-02-16 23:04:48

"The System Is Virtually Begging People To Cheat," says The Dogington Post. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 16, 2015 The popular dog news site,

2015-02-06 12:20:54

Tickets still available for special event at Mar-a-Lago Club honoring four courageous military dog teams, featuring special guests country music legend Naomi Judd, America's Veterinarian Dr.

2015-01-15 23:03:04

Scenthound, a trailblazer in the dog care industry, invites the community to attend a free event that will educate dog owners about why regular monthly maintenance is critical for ALL DOGS and

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,


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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