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Dogs overtaking cats as UK’s favourite pet


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 3 (ANI): New figures from Britain have revealed that number of dogs in the country is increasing rapidly.According to figures by Mintel for the Pet Food Manufacturers' Association, the ... Read more...

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Breeding changes dog’s brain


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Selective breeding of domestic dogs is not only changing the way animals look but is also driving major changes in the canine brain, experts have found. The brains of ... Read more...

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American Kennel Club Welcomes Three New Dog Breeds


June 30th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Kennel Club has announced the recognition of three new dog breeds which will now be allowed to compete in the new AKC sanctioned breed dog competitions ... Read more...

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New dog breeds recognized by AKC


June 30th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Kennel Club has announced the recognition of 3 new foreign dog breeds. There has been a further increase in the number of dog breeds ... Read more...

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Three New Dog Breeds Added To AKC Registry


June 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American Kennel Club, known as AKC in short, has decided to add three new breeds to its registry. It will contain a total ... Read more...

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How dogs can teach humans about longevity


May 14th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A Canadian research has found strong correlations between dog breeds' typical personalities, their age and their diet.Through domestication, humans unwittingly kicked off an artificial selection experiment on personality. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Docile dogs live longer


April 28th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Disobedient dog breeds tend to die earlier than docile dogs, according to a study.The research, which compared the longevity of different breeds, has been published in The American ... Read more...

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Eukanuba Dog Show Aired On Animal Planet


February 7th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 9th annual AKC/Eukaneba National Championship aired on Animal Planet and Discovery Channel on February 6, 2010 at 8p.m. (ET/PT). The show of this year had ... Read more...

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Dog studies may help understand human genetic disorders


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A new Swedish-Finnish study has indicated that dogs can help understand human complex diseases.In the new Swedish-Finnish study with 81 affected dogs and 57 controls from the Nova ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene behind Canine Compulsive Disorder identified


January 10th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Just like humans, dogs can suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, scientists said.They have identified a gene that makes the animals susceptible to OCD, or its equivalent - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene linked to canine compulsive disorder identified


January 7th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): An international team of scientists claim to have identified the gene that appears to play a vital role in compulsive disorder in dogs.Obsessive compulsive disorder is characterized by ... Read more...

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Your furry friend understands over 150 words


August 10th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Dogs can intentionally deceive other dogs and people to get treats and can understand more than 150 words, according to a psychologist and leading canine researcher. Stanley Coren of ... Read more...

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Dogs ‘as smart as 2-year-olds’


August 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Dogs' mental abilities are close to a human child age 2 to 2.5 years, according to a new research.Psychologist and leading canine researcher Stanley Coren, PhD, of the ... Read more...

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World first know dog ate horse, musk ox, and reindeer 31,700 years ago


October 18th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 18 (ANI): The worlds first known dog was a large, toothy canine that subsisted on a diet of horse, musk ox and reindeer 31,700 years ago, according to a ... Read more...

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Dogs and men play the same game to woo their women!


October 10th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Just like men, dogs too know how to win ladies hearts and that too from a young age.According to a new study, while playing, young dogs ... Read more...

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New study on dog cancer may hold promise for humans too


September 24th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): A new study on a deadly cancer in dogs, called hemangiosarcoma, may not only help the canines, but will also have implications in finding the treatment for ... Read more...

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Human yawns are contagious to dogs!


September 18th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): Its not just humans who find yawning contagious, for mans best friend, dogs too can show empathy by catching yawns off their owners.According to the studys researchers, ... Read more...

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Tiny chihuahuas are worlds most destructive dogs!


September 14th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 14 (ANI): They might be tiny, but when it comes to destroying things in the home, the pint-size chihuahuas can be monsters, thats what a new of list of ... Read more...

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