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2014-05-09 23:09:01

Angie Woods and Dog Psychology 101 to Offer Summer Sessions for Pups and People Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Dog Psychology 101 will be offering a total wellness retreat to benefit the mind, body, and spirit of dogs and their people. Often referred to as the “Dr. Phil” of the dog world and owner of Dog Psychology 101 and U.S. Canine, Angie Woods is working to help active dog owners achieve a balance in mind, body, and spirit with their four-legged friends. This revolutionary...

2014-05-09 23:08:09

The Stop Snoring Exercise Program is a new program created by Christian Goodman, who promises to teach people how to stop snoring effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Stop Snoring Exercise Program is a new program developed by Christian Goodman, who has over 14 years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on...

Polar Bear Genome Provides Clues To Rapid Evolution To High Fat Diet
2014-05-09 05:24:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mutations in genes involved in cardiovascular function allowed polar bears to rapidly evolve the ability to consume a fatty, blubber-rich diet without developing high rates of heart disease, an international team of scientists reported this week in the journal Cell. Moreover, the study revealed that polar bears diverged from brown bears less than 500,000 years ago – much more recently than estimates based on previous genomic...

2014-05-08 23:12:49

May is a month completely packed with dog-related holidays. Read up on the celebrations and honor the canines in your lives. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The month of May brings with it a plethora of dog-related holidays. Join Royal Flush Havanese in celebrating our favorite four-legged friends by learning more about these celebratory days! National Pet Week The first week in May is known as National Pet Week, running this year from May 4-10. This time is dedicated to...

2014-05-08 23:11:12

The male calf, Baku, is only the second birth of his species at the zoo. He will remain behind the scenes in the zoo's Toyota Elephant Passage exhibit while being cared for by his mother until they are comfortable enough to venture outdoors. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Denver Zoo is celebrating the birth of an endangered Malayan tapir calf. The male calf, named Baku (BAH-koo), was born to mother, Rinny, and father, Benny, late in the evening on April 29, and is only the second...

2014-05-08 12:29:51

OMAHA, Neb., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urgent Pet Care is pleased to announce its one-year anniversary with a party for the community this Saturday, May 10, from 10 AM - 1 PM. Located at 8419 South 73(rd) Plaza #107 in Papillion, the anniversary party will include a raffle for a 39-inch television, a Coleman Travel Grill, and gift baskets from local vendors. Urgent Pet Care is showcasing local rescue groups and businesses like American Animal Hospital, Pet's Earth and Come Sit...

New Order Of Marine Creatures Discovered Among Sea Anemones
2014-05-08 03:00:21

American Museum of Natural History A deep-water creature once thought to be one of the world's largest sea anemones, with tentacles reaching more than 6.5 feet long, actually belongs to a new order of animals. The finding is part of a new DNA-based study led by the American Museum of Natural History that presents the first tree of life for sea anemones, a group that includes more than 1,200 species. The report, which is published today in the journal PLOS ONE, reshapes scientists'...

2014-05-07 23:15:05

Blue Buffalo® and Petco™ are teaming up this May for their 5th Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month in hopes of raising money to benefit pet cancer research and the families affected by this disease. Wilton, CT (May 2014) (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Blue Buffalo® and Petco™ are teaming up this May for their 5th Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month in hopes of raising money to benefit pet cancer research and the families affected by this disease. Cancer will affect one out of every four...

2014-05-07 23:13:30

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is partnering with Doggywalker.com to host a yard sale in Old Town Alexandria on May 10th from 8am until noon. All proceeds will go towards saving homeless and neglected animals. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue (LDAR) and Doggywalker.com will be hosting their annual yard sale to benefit homeless animals on Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will be held at 708 Pendleton St, Alexandria. This fun day of shopping will...

2014-05-07 23:07:20

Pet media company BetterPet, Inc., has released a new messaging feature on Dog Land app, helping dog owners connect and socialize. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Dog Land app has a new messaging feature, which allows for one-to-one communication between dog lovers. BetterPet, Inc. first launched the Dog Land iPhone app for dog owners to share photos of their beloved pooches and find convenient pet services nearby. Now with private messaging, scheduling doggie play dates...


Latest Zoology Reference Libraries

Canchim Cattle
2014-07-14 11:50:01

The Canchim is a breed of beef cattle that originated in Central Brazil. Development began by breeding native herds with Zebu Cattle during the early 1900s. The Ministry of Agriculture imported the Charolais to Goias in 1922. In 1936, the cattle were transported to Sao Carlos to a farm on the Government Research Station. This is where the original Canchim was developed. Other breeding programs were initiated in 1940 with 64 percent Charolias and 36 percent Zebu and another with 64...

Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

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