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Large breed dogs pose special grooming dilemmas. The Great Pyrenees and other Bernard family members have cornered the market on that special combination of girth and hair. Without a regimented grooming routine the Pyrenees’ flowing white locks can easily morph, soon resembling an electrocuted Komondor on steroid. br /
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One obstacle to keeping large breeds in the peek of beauty is the difficulty in locating nail clippers, brushes and dental supplies suited to their substantial size. Substitution will have to be made. Still, with a little ingenuity grooming is a …

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The American Bull Terrier

I have long owned bull terriers. I have an American red nosed bull terrier named Jack. Commonly misnomered the pit bull, Jack is NOT a pit bull. Hes never been purposely fought, nor has he ever set foot inside a ring. No one has ever gambled on him fighting, nor is he allowed to fight.

Jack is a BULL TERRIER. Period. And, as such, I think he could be a really good advocate for his breed. He always has lots of energy, he is super obedient, and he is always eager to please. Hes probably one of the best dogs any dog lover could hope to have.

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With Mr. Oren Sapir – CEO DiagNose SASbr /
Mr Sapir, thanks for taking the time for this interview. We understand that ICTS Europe offers a new cargo security screening service called a href=http://www.diag-nose.com/dogs_cargo_security.html target=_blankrascargo/a. Please tell our readers in which ways RASCargo differs from other methods like x-ray of vapor detectionbr /
Detection systems are all tested today on three main parameters. Those parameters are detection rates, false positive rates, and input capacity of merchandised per a given time. Since RASCargO is a system which is based on vapour detection …

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Pit Bull heroic story
The Virginian-Pilot reported a heroic story of a Pit Bull that saved a store owner from a deadly attack.
Two intruders entered a screen printing shop in Virginia Beach. Their intentions are not entirely known but they were armed and dangerous.
They were immediately confronted by Rico, a one year old Pit bull waking up from a nap. The intruders shot Rico in the head with a .45-caliber handgun. But this was not enough to prevent Rico from fulfilling his duty as guard dog. This brave Pit Bull bit …

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First Commercially Cloned Dog

Lancey Cloned Labrador Dog
Lancey Cloned Labrador Dog
The 10-week old Labrador named Lancey is the very first commercially cloned dog from BioArts International via the Best Friends Again program. The new cloned dog owners, Edgar and Nina Otto were one of five families to bid and win an auction held by BioArts International in July for a chance to clone their family dog. According to their website, 4 clones were purchased via auctions and one is available for $180,000!
Best Friends Again offers limited pet cloning services and specialty animals for the …

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German Shepherd saves owners life

A German Shepherd named Buddy is the talk of the news once again! Buddy is a trained assistance dog, and can press programmed buttons on his owners phone in the event his owner is having seizure symptoms.

Last Wednesday, Buddy contacted 911 when his owner began having seizures. Buddy is heard whimpering and barking after the dispatcher answers and repeatedly asks if the caller needs help.

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Dog-Attack Suit Filled On Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have been hit with a $5 million dollar lawsuit, from a woman claims that Mr. Anthonys’ German shepherd guard dog savaged her while she worked on a private jet in 2006.

Previously, Lopez was the only person named in the personal-injury suit filed last June, but Anthony is being added as a defendant after J.Lo’s lawyer said he’s the owner of the German shepherd guard dog, Manhattan lawyer William Cafaro told the News.

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Pitbull mix named Maya
A 5 year old pitbull mix named Maya has been honored by the Animal Miracle Foundation. Maya has been named the foundation’s Hero Dog of 2008!
Without the help of this amazing pitbull mix, her owners attacker may have never been caught! A drop of blood above Maya’s right eye was later tested for DNA by investigators, which led to the arrest of Anthony Easley. His preliminary hearing is pending.
The Animal Miracles Foundation which honored Maya is a non-profit that aims to improve public awareness about …

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Stolen dog Pekingese-Chihuahua mix
The stories of animals that are stolen always seem to get to me because rarely they stolen animal returns home to his or her owner. It is a heartbreaking experience when your beloved pet is lost or stolen.
In BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J., a woman parked her SUV with her 7-month-old Pekingese-Chihuahua mix, “Princess,” inside as she ran in to a mini-mart. When the woman came out her SUV and dog Princess were gone.

Pekingese-Chihuahua mix “Princess”

The surveillance camera at the store caught a man getting into her car and …