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Origin Of The Domestic Dog
... The origin of the domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) began with the domestication of the Grey Wolf (Canis lupus) several tens of thousands of years ... Domesticated dogs provided early humans with a guard animal, a source of food, fur, and a beast of burden ... continues to this day, with the intentional artificial selection and cross-breeding of dogs to create new breeds of dogs ...
Federal Police (Germany) - Canine Support
500 working dogs are used in the Federal Police at present ... Most of the dogs are German shepherds ... Other dog races are also used such as malinois, Dutch shepherd, German wirehaired pointer, giant schnauzer and rottweiler ...
Dog Training - History - Post WWII
... In the 1950s Blanche Saunders was a staunch advocate of pet dog training, travelling the length and breadth of the US to promote obedience classes ... In The Complete Book of Dog Obedience, she said, "Dogs learn by associating their act with a pleasing or displeasing result ... in puppies, and published Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog a landmark study of dog behavior ...
Lost Dogs (album) - Overview
... Lost Dogs is a double-disc collection of B-sides and other released and unreleased material ... Lost Dogs sold 89,500 copies in its first week of release and debuted at number fifteen on the Billboard 200 chart ... Lost Dogs has been certified gold by the RIAA ...
Fibrosarcoma in Dogs and Cats
... Fibrosarcoma occurs most frequently in the mouth in dogs ... Fibrosarcoma is also a rare bone tumor in dogs ...

Famous quotes containing the word dogs:

    Telephone poles were matchsticks, put there to be snapped off at a whim. Dogs trotting across the road were suddenly big trucks. Old ladies turned into moving—vans. Everything was too bright, but very funny and made for my delight. And about half a mile from my long liquid breakfast I turned carefully down a side street and parked, and sat beaming happily through the tannic fog for about an hour, remembering how witty we all had been, how handsome and talented ... [ellipsis in original]
    M.F.K. Fisher (1908–1992)

    I stand for the heart. To the dogs with the head! I had rather be a fool with a heart, than Jupiter Olympus with his head. The reason the mass of men fear God, and at bottom dislike Him, is because they rather distrust His heart, and fancy Him all brain like a watch.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    The very dogs that sullenly bay the moon from farm-yards in these nights excite more heroism in our breasts than all the civil exhortations or war sermons of the age.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)