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A Novel Locus Identified for Glaucoma in Dandie Dinmont Terrier Dog Breed

Glaucoma in Dandie Dinmont Terrier Dog Breed

August 30, 2013: Dandie Dinmont Terrier Dog Breed Professor Hannes Lohi’s research group at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center, Finland, has identified a novel locus for glaucoma in Dandie Dinmont Terrier. The locus on canine chromosome 8 includes a 9.5 Mb region that is associated with glaucoma. The canine locus shares synteny […]

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Bugaboo, Dog’s Emotional Return to Navy Lieutenant VIDEO:

August 29, 2013: Bugaboo’s Emotional Welcome for Master Dogs are considered man’s best friend, and one dog seemed to prove that overwhelmingly in a heartfelt, emotional reaction to seeing her owner when he returned from a six-month overseas deployment with the U.S. Navy. The video posted to YouTube shows Lt. Gary Daugherty coming up the […]

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Heartless Burglars Steal TV, Laptop And Family Dog VIDEO:

August 29, 2013: “To actually take a family pet. It’s like having a part of the family taken from you,” Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29 VINELAND, N.J. – “She is like my child. She’s been with me for years.” Frank Torres is angry and heartbroken, to say the least, after burglars […]

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Dogs ‘warn diabetics’ after smelling low blood sugar

August 21, 2013: Dogs and Diabetes “Dogs could be trained to warn diabetic patients when their blood sugar levels are about to become low,” The Daily Telegraph reports. The story comes from a study of 17 people with diabetes who had been given a dog trained to sniff out and alert them when their blood […]

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Chihuahua Puppies Enjoying The Beautiful Day VIDEO:

August 21, 2013: Pet it Chihuahuas Ramesses & Khufu Learn More About Our Chihuahua Puppies

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Abandoned Dogs Roam The Streets Of Bankrupt Detroit VIDEO:

August 21, 2013: 50,000 Stray Dogs Roam The Streets Of Motor City Thousands of stray dogs roam the streets and vacant homes of bankrupt Detroit, menacing humans who remain and overwhelming the city’s ability to find them homes – or peaceful deaths. As poverty roils the Motor City, many dogs have been left to fend […]

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Cat And Dog Left Unfed For Weeks

August 20, 2013: Scottish SPCA Is Appealing For Help Animal rescuers are caring for a cat and dog left unfed in an empty flat for at least two weeks. The emaciated pets were discovered in a property in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire. Scottish SPCA is appealing for help to trace the animals’ owner. The Jack Russell-terrier […]

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Obamas Adopt Portuguese Water dog, Name Her Sunny VIDEO:

August 20, 2013: Sunny, The White House Newest Member Fox 2 News Headlines The White House says the Obamas have added a second dog to the first family. Her name is Sunny, and she’s a Portuguese Water Dog – the same breed as the Obamas’ other dog, Bo. The White House says that breed works […]

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Stray dogs in Chile gets love and attention VIDEO:

August 15, 2013: Not every dog has a home Stray dogs or “free-ranging urban dogs” are incredibly common across the globe and — despite the general affinity for canines — they’re are often ignored. Inspired by the thousands who live and roam the streets of Santiago, Chile, two college students with a soft spot for […]

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China zoo under fire for disguising dog as lion

August 15, 2013: A Chinese zoo’s supposed “African lion” was exposed as a fraud when the dog used as a substitute started barking. A Tibetan mastiff dog is displayed for sale at a mastiff show in Baoding, Hebei province on March 9, 2013. The zoo in the People’s Park of Luohe, in the central province […]