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Dogs Sense Small Variations in Earth’s Magnetic Field

January 3, 2014 New Research Suggests Dogs Sense Small Variations in Earth’s Magnetic Field Researchers analyzed the body orientation of 70 dogs of different breeds, while the dogs relieved themselves in the open country and without being on the leash. The statistical analysis of the more than 7,000 observations (recorded together with the currently prevailing […]

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New Deadly Virus Killing Dogs Circo-Virus

November 13, 2013 Circo-Virus spreading in the U.S. A new virus is hitting dogs throughout the country, and if not treated, it can kill an infected animal in just days. There’s no vaccine, it’s highly infectious, and scientists still can’t say with certainty how it’s transmitted. What is certain is this disease is deadly, especially […]

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New Test Can Diagnose Strains of Canine Parvovirus

November 11, 2013 A new test developed at the Kansas State University  is leading to earlier detection of Canine Parvovirus Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious worldwide disease that involves both domestic and wild canines. It can be fatal in immunocompromised dogs or puppies that have not yet been vaccinated, said Richard Oberst, professor of […]

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Canine Distemper Virus, is your dog protected?

September 28, 2013 Are your dogs up to date on there vaccines? Here is a quick look at the Canine Distemper Virus and how it can affect your pet. What is canine distemper? Canine distemper is a virus affecting dogs that is related to measles in humans. It cannot affect humans but causes a serious […]

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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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity in Dogs

The symptoms of acetaminophen toxicity develop in stages Acetaminophen is a medication commonly used to alleviate fever and pain. Common brands include Tylenol®, Percoset®, aspirin free Excedrin® and various sinus, cold and flu medications. Dogs most commonly receive toxic amounts of acetaminophen because owners medicate them without consulting a veterinarian. They also consume tablets that […]

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Pug History Ancient To Present

  History of the Pug According to the London Zoological Society, the Pug is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. Ancient Chinese documents state that short-nosed dogs with the description matching that of the Pug existed in China at around 700 BC. These dogs were only breed and owned by the emperors. […]

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Vintage Yorkshire Terrier Photographs

Beautiful Vintage Yorkshire Terrier Photos   [nggallery id=2]   History of the Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier Weight & Growth Chart Yorkie Breed Standard & Info

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History Of The Yorkshire Terrier

History Of The Yorkshire Terrier There is some doubt as to the exact origin of the Yorkshire Terrier. The most popular theory is that the Yorkie is the product of crossbreeding between various English and Scottish Terriers, particularly the Waterside Terrier. The Yorkshire Terrier made its first appearance in a dog show in 1871, when […]