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The Pet PlacePleasing folks for 40 years. HOLDENGROOMING at 196 CAMPBELL STREET
The Pet PlacePleasing folks for 40 years. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 03:43:32 GMT)

Pet Products
Dog training is a snap with this Ruff Wear bag for treats and training aids that attaches to the waist band or belt. With the flick of a finger, pet owners can open and close the patented system using one hand, rewarding dogs for a job well done. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 05:55:37 GMT)

Pet expo Saturday at Encinitas City Hall
ENCINITAS ---- The county Department of Animal Services will offer low-cost rabies vaccinations, dog licensing, microchipping, and spay-neuter coupons at a Pet Health Expo from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Encinitas City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Ave. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 06:22:39 GMT)

Memorial to pet can help owners
Can you have a bond with a deceased pet? Many of us have known pets that touched us so deeply that we carry the memory of that pet for the remainder of our lives. Sometimes the bond between a person and pet is so strong that when the pet dies, the person wants some type of symbol or memorial. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 08:56:00 GMT)

Humane Society to hold Pet Walk
The Bay Area Humane Society & Animal Shelter Inc., 1830 Radisson St., will hold its 15th annual Pet Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday. Registration is $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event, from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m., for adults and children ages 12 and older. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 09:30:35 GMT)

Results for 2800 PET CARE DIRECTORY:
Found Dog 51706 on Courthouse Rd. White female. Please call 804-986-4469. Helping Hands. Pet Sitting. Maid Work, Catering & Help with parties. Over 20 years experience. $20 per hour. 804-783-6316. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 10:24:16 GMT)

Share your story, photo of pet with 'C-P' readers
Do you have an unusual or funny pet story you'd like to share with our readers? Or do you have any photos of your pets? Send them to us. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 10:28:25 GMT)

Radio for your pet
If you leave your pet home alone all day while you're at work, there's an Internet radio station just for them you might want to leave on for their entertainment. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 10:50:31 GMT)

Pet Ecology Announces Rapid Expansion Into the International Marketplace, With Initial Orders Received From
Pet Ecology Brands, Inc. -- www.petecology.com -- announced today a large increase in international orders, including its first orders from the Netherlands, Singapore and Hong Kong/China. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 13:00:00 GMT)

Jobs axed at pet factory
FIFTEEN jobs at an Upper Nithsdale factory have been lost. Pet and Garden bosses have decided to close their Old Creamery site in the town. The staff will be made redundant as the company, owned by Guaber UK Ltd, relocates the work to one of its European sites. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 13:01:31 GMT)

Integrated Cardiac Solutions Aims to Accelerate Widespread Use of More Accurate, Efficient Cardiac PET Imaging
The Bracco Group, the leader in diagnostic imaging, and Integrated Medical Solutions, LLC today announced the formation of a new company, Integrated Cardiac Solutions, LLC (ICS). ICS will provide turnkey services that enable outpatient cardiology groups and heart centers to implement cardiac PET perfusion imaging technology, a highly accurate testing method used for the detection of (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 15:49:56 GMT)

Pet prep under way at Preuss
Water isn't flowing yet along the indoor river and reptiles aren't lounging in the jungle, but pet shop owner Rick Preuss still will offer a sneak peak Saturday inside his family business' new Old Town location. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 17:13:57 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into Folsom Lake, California
FETCH! Pet Care, America's largest and mostsophisticated pet care franchise offering professional pet sitting and dogwalking services, today announced it has launched a new location in FolsomLake, California to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet careservices. This new franchise marks the 40th FETCH! Pet Care location that,in aggregate, now service over 700 cities and towns throughout (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 18:43:20 GMT)

Organ-recipients' deaths prompt call for suppliers of pet rodents to screen for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
A case involving seven transplant recipients killed by a rodent-borne virus that they apparently acquired from donated and infected human organs has prompted a recommendation that regulatory authorities require suppliers of pet rodents to screen their colonies for the virus. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 19:23:47 GMT)

Adopt-A-Pet Dolly is a very easy go lucky older girl. She gets along with other
Adopt-A-Pet Dolly is a very easy go lucky older girl. She gets along with other dogs and loves to chat. She however doesn’t bark as much as other beagles do. She does love men alot. (Thu, 01 Jun 2006 19:45:46 GMT)

Summer Pet Safety
Summer is a fun time for pets and pet owners, but it also brings a lot of challenges. Dr. Mark howes of Berglund Animal Hospital in Evanston joins us this morning. He has tips for keeping our furry friends healthy in the warm months ahead. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 01:38:22 GMT)

Pet prep under way at Preuss
Water isn't flowing yet along the indoor river and reptiles aren't lounging in the jungle, but pet shop owner Rick Preuss still will offer a sneak peak Saturday inside his family business' new Old Town location. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 01:54:03 GMT)

Pet expo Saturday at Encinitas City Hall
ENCINITAS ---- The county Department of Animal Services will offer low-cost rabies vaccinations, dog licensing, microchipping, and spay-neuter coupons at a Pet Health Expo from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Encinitas City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Ave. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 01:54:17 GMT)

Pet CPR course has been canceled
The Yuma Chapter of the American Red Cross has canceled the pet cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first-aid course planned for Saturday. "No one signed (up)," said Greg Harden, preparedness and safety aide for the American Red Cross in Yuma. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 04:48:57 GMT)

Pet Products
Dog training is a snap with this Ruff Wear bag for treats and training aids that attaches to the waist band or belt. With the flick of a finger, pet owners can open and close the patented system using one hand, rewarding dogs for a job well done. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 05:46:55 GMT)

Colma Pet Cemetery Wants To Relocate Graves
Some pet owners thought they had laid their furry loved ones to rest, for good. Now a pet cemetery has plans to dig up the animals' graves. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 06:20:33 GMT)

Pet cemetery is peaceful again
In an effort that began in February, volunteers clean up and tend to Bonheur Memorial Park The Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge looks again, like a peaceful pet cemetery, with a neatly manicured lawn and fake flowers gracing some of the graves. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 07:58:08 GMT)

Bombs kill 5 at pet market in Baghdad
Two bombs struck in quick succession at a pet market Friday morning in central Baghdad, killing at least five people and wounding 57, police said. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 09:13:29 GMT)

Unusual pet stories and pictures needed
Do you have an unusual or funny pet story you'd like to share with our readers? Or do you have any photos of your pets? Send them to us. We will publish selected stories and photos in our South Jersey Pets section that's scheduled to appear on June 25. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 09:41:01 GMT)

Bombing at pet market kills five in Baghdad
AT least five people were killed and a further 57 wounded in a bomb blast at a Baghdad pet market this morning. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 11:16:06 GMT)

Phila. to Hold Pet Adoption Festival Sunday
Have you been thinking about expanding your family by bringing a pet on board? Well, there is no time like the present and on Sunday you can adopt that new pet by visiting the Dog Days of Summer Adoption Festival. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 11:27:35 GMT)

Coping with the Death of Your Pet
Should I get another pet? Will my other pets grieve? What can I do for my child? What can I do to help cope? Understand how you grieve and find ways to cope with your loss. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 11:33:37 GMT)

Choosing a Pet Sitter
Just because someone lists themselves as a "petsitter" it does not mean that he or she will give your fuzzy friend the best care. This article will show you how to know if you are leaving your pet in good hands. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 11:33:47 GMT)

Baghdad Pet Market Bombed; 5 People Dead
Two bombs struck in quick succession at a pet market Friday in Baghdad, killing at least five people and wounding 57, while the leader of al-Qaida urged Sunnis to confront Shiites and ignore calls for national reconciliation. The explosives were left... (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 15:27:02 GMT)

Baghdad pet market bombed; 5 people dead
Two bombs struck in quick succession at a pet market Friday in Baghdad, killing at least five people and wounding 57, while the leader of al-Qaida urged Sunnis to confront Shiites and ignore calls for national reconciliation. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 18:42:53 GMT)

Two bombs strike Baghdad pet market, killing five, wounding 57
BAGHDAD (AP) - Two bombs struck in quick succession at a pet market Friday in Baghdad, killing at least five people and wounding 57, while the leader of "al-Qaida in Iraq" urged Sunnis to confront Shiites and ignore calls for national reconciliation. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 18:43:44 GMT)

Baghdad Pet Market Bombed; 5 People Dead
2 Bombs Strike Baghdad Pet Market, Killing 5 People; Al-Zarqawi Urges Sunnis to Confront Shiites (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 19:09:29 GMT)

2 bombs strike Baghdad pet market
Two bombs struck in quick succession at a pet market today in Baghdad, killing at least five people and wounding 57, while the leader of al-Qaida urged Sunnis to confront Shiites and ignore calls for national reconciliation. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 20:07:42 GMT)

Rescue organization hosts Thompson Park event to raise awareness and find homes for pet skunks.
Rescue organization hosts Thompson Park event to raise awareness and find homes for pet skunks. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 20:36:56 GMT)

Coping with the Death of Your Pet
Should I get another pet? Will my other pets grieve? What can I do for my child? What can I do to help cope? Understand how you grieve and find ways to cope with your loss. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 20:48:40 GMT)

Choosing a Pet Sitter
Just because someone lists themselves as a "petsitter" it does not mean that he or she will give your fuzzy friend the best care. This article will show you how to know if you are leaving your pet in good hands. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 20:48:49 GMT)

Pet Graves Being Moved In Colma
The families of hundreds of pets that passed away are going through a painful experience. Their pet's grave sites in Colma will have to be moved. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 20:59:00 GMT)

Heat hazard alert for pet owners
Due to the sudden increase in temperatures, pet owners need to be aware of the potential heat hazards for their animals. Pets should have shaded areas and plenty of water. An animal left in the sun can become overheated quickly; suffer heat stroke with permanent brain damage or even death. (Fri, 02 Jun 2006 22:46:19 GMT)

Lee County Animal Services to cut prices on pet microchips
After Floridians experienced eight hurricanes in the past two seasons, Lee County Animal Services is discounting the price of nationally registered microchip pet IDs as one step to encourage pet preparedness. (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 01:38:52 GMT)

An adorable Shih-Tzu captivated the hearts of Rapid City Journal readers and nabbed the title of Pet Idol
Bobbie Sue — a tiny silver and white Shih-Tzu — received the most votes in the Rapid City Journal’s Pet Idol competition held recently. Moreover, the 13-year-old petite pooch from Spearfish captured the hearts of many through the contest, her mama, Joan Bockwoldt of Spearfish, said. (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 05:12:00 GMT)

Pet Products
Dog training is a snap with this Ruff Wear bag for treats and training aids that attaches to the waist band or belt. With the flick of a finger, pet owners can open and close the patented system using one hand, rewarding dogs for a job well done. (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 05:34:55 GMT)

Pet Vet: Conditions improve for pet-shop birds
Dear Dr. Jorden: I am considering getting a pet bird but am concerned when I recently saw that PETA was going after pet stores for selling birds. They say they are inhumanely treated and are trying to get them to stop selling birds. Am I wrong to g ... (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 09:38:36 GMT)

Pet Calendar
SATURDAY ADOPTIONS 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: TVAR; Pleasanton farmers market, First and West Angela, Pleasanton; dogs/cats. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: VHS; Pet Extreme, 4400 Arroyo Vista Drive, Livermore; cats/dogs. (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 10:12:42 GMT)

DIAGNOSTIC MACHINES - PET sees what CT didn’t; Weymouth man says it saved his life
It looked like bad news to Michael Volker, at first. The 65-year-old Weymouth resident believed that his lung cancer was contained, based on a CT scan. But a different type of diagnostic imaging, a PET scan, showed that the tumors had spread. (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 10:23:58 GMT)

Colma pet cemetery forced to dig up 13,000 beloved pets
COLMA — By early Friday afternoon, more than 100 people had driven to Pet's Rest cemetery in Colma. They came from all over San Mateo County, from San Francisco — even from as far as Berkeley — and they came seeking answers. (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 10:27:42 GMT)

Colma pet cemetery forced to dig up 13,000 beloved pets
COLMA — By early Friday afternoon, more than 100 people had driven to Pet's Rest cemetery in Colma. (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 10:29:45 GMT)

Pet Translating Cellphone Service
SK Telecom has ignored the ideas of giving cellphones the ability to better understand humans and jumped directly to animals. They have introduced the premium pet translating service. It is very... (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 16:57:29 GMT)

Choosing a Pet Sitter
Just because someone lists themselves as a "petsitter" it does not mean that he or she will give your fuzzy friend the best care. This article will show you how to know if you are leaving your pet in good hands. (Sat, 03 Jun 2006 19:30:31 GMT)

An adorable Shih-Tzu captivated the hearts of Rapid City Journal readers and nabbed the title of Pet Idol
Bobbie Sue — a tiny silver and white Shih-Tzu — received the most votes in the Rapid City Journal’s Pet Idol competition held recently. Moreover, the 13-year-old petite pooch from Spearfish captured the hearts of many through the contest, her mama, Joan Bockwoldt of Spearfish, said. (Sun, 04 Jun 2006 04:42:27 GMT)

Pet Products
Dog training is a snap with this Ruff Wear bag for treats and training aids that attaches to the waist band or belt. With the flick of a finger, pet owners can open and close the patented system using one hand, rewarding dogs for a job well done. (Sun, 04 Jun 2006 05:19:06 GMT)

Pet fair to offer shots, microchips
The Responsible Pet Owners Alliance is hosting a "Pets for Life" Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at Copernicus Park, 5003 Lord Road. (Sun, 04 Jun 2006 05:24:06 GMT)

AP9 24ProtectPlus Reminds Pet Owners About Proper Care During Summer Months
AP9 24ProtectPlus Shares Money-Saving Strategies for Pet Care Needs (PRWEB Jun 4, 2006) Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/chachingpr.php/UHJvZi1TaW5nLVNxdWEtRW1wdC1JbnNlLVplcm8= (Sun, 04 Jun 2006 07:10:36 GMT)

Can recently deceased pet visit from beyond the dead?
Dr. Michael Fox Dr. Michael Fox/PET DOCTOR Q: In a recent column, you wrote about people who informed you that they had communicated with their deceased pets. Some pets were actually seen, while others were heard or felt. I was very skeptical until my cat Lance passed on at the grand old age of 19. (Sun, 04 Jun 2006 07:16:17 GMT)

Pet animals registration to be made compulsory in Punjab
Kharar (Punjab): The Punjab government will soon notify a new law to make the registration of stray and pet animals compulsory in the state. The Department of Local Government has invited objections and suggestions on the proposed law. (Sun, 04 Jun 2006 08:24:37 GMT)

Time running out for pet evacuation bill
BATON ROUGE -- Time is running short for legislation that would mandate the state and all parish emergency preparedness agencies to have pet evacuation plans. (Sun, 04 Jun 2006 12:44:52 GMT)

RSPCA heaps praise on pet owners
THE RSPCA has applauded Tasmanian pet owners for contributing to a national trend towards more responsible animal care. (Sun, 04 Jun 2006 15:08:50 GMT)

Company names top 10 pet peeves of the road
We all have pet peeves. And perhaps nowhere do they surface more than out on the freeway. Of course, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out what they are. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 03:33:15 GMT)

An adorable Shih-Tzu captivated the hearts of Rapid City Journal readers and nabbed the title of Pet Idol
Bobbie Sue — a tiny silver and white Shih-Tzu — received the most votes in the Rapid City Journal’s Pet Idol competition held recently. Moreover, the 13-year-old petite pooch from Spearfish captured the hearts of many through the contest, her mama, Joan Bockwoldt of Spearfish, said. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 04:57:16 GMT)

New CD's
New releases from AFI, Be Your Own Pet, Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint and Jon Faddis. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 05:13:39 GMT)

Pet Products
Dog training is a snap with this Ruff Wear bag for treats and training aids that attaches to the waist band or belt. With the flick of a finger, pet owners can open and close the patented system using one hand, rewarding dogs for a job well done. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 05:19:34 GMT)

Chic Paws™ Brings Paris to Your Pet
SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) June 5, 2006 -– Every pet lover knows at least one word of French: (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 07:00:00 GMT)

Time is short for bill on pet evacuation
BATON ROUGE - With the clock ticking down to the June 19 mandated end of the legislative session, time is running short for the bill that would mandate the state and all parish emergency preparedness agencies to have pet evacuation plans. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 07:43:36 GMT)

Time running out on pet-evacuation bill
BATON ROUGE -- With the legislative clock ticking down to the June 19 end of the legislative session, time is running short for the bill that would mandate the state and all parish emergency preparedness agencies to have pet-evacuation plans. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 07:50:52 GMT)

Federal, local authorities work on pet preparedness
No pet left behind would be the ideal for hurricane evacuations this year, but emergency management officials at all levels realize that won't be the case. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 08:17:32 GMT)

First Pet Life Appoints Allan Connor to Vice President of Insurance
DALLAS----June 5, 2006--First Pet Life announced today the appointment of Allan Connor as Vice President of Insurance. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 11:00:00 GMT)

Animal lawyers turn to Web for pet adoption
Lawyers In Defense of Animals, a group based in Morristown that defends the legal rights of animals and pet owners, was facing a growing problem: they would fight in courts to delay the killing of animals --often feral cats -- but have no homes for the felines. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 12:55:50 GMT)

Siemens Introduces TruePoint PET-CT at SNM 2006
SAN DIEGO----June 5, 2006--Siemens Medical Solutions today set a new molecular imaging milestone with the addition of its TruePoint technology to its Biograph family of hybrid PET-CT systems. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 13:00:00 GMT)

Pet Fest weathers storm
STRATHAM - There’s nothing like a home court advantage. It drizzled throughout the New Hampshire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ first Pet Fest at Stratham Hill Park, but no one seemed to care. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 13:10:37 GMT)

Time runs short on pet-evacuation legislation
BATON ROUGE -- With the legislative clock ticking down to the June 19 end of the legislative session, time is running short for the bill that would mandate the state and all parish emergency preparedness agencies to have pet-evacuation plans. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 13:35:23 GMT)

Coping with the Death of Your Pet
Should I get another pet? Will my other pets grieve? What can I do for my child? What can I do to help cope? Understand how you grieve and find ways to cope with your loss. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 14:10:00 GMT)

Use your phone to talk to your pet
Want to understand your pets better? Try a new service from SK Telecom. The Korean company is now showcasing a "premium pet translating service" that turns your words into pet-speak and your pet's whimpers and barks into people-speak—sort of. (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 18:14:29 GMT)

How politics - and pet projects - get a bad name
Every lawmaker has pet projects. The term isn't as derogatory as it seems to have become in the last few years, at both state and federal levels. ... (Mon, 05 Jun 2006 18:34:53 GMT)

Company names top 10 pet peeves of the road
We all have pet peeves. And perhaps nowhere do they surface more than out on the freeway. Of course, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out what they are. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 01:18:45 GMT)

NEW: Reward offered for macaw stolen from pet store
A reward is being offered for a macaw that was stolen from a Southeast Side pet store early Monday morning. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 01:21:08 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Frankie
This adorable girl is named Frankie. Frankie is a Shepherd mix who was found stray. She looks to be about two-years-old and the folks at Animal Control say she would make a great pet for a family. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 02:32:07 GMT)

An adorable Shih-Tzu captivated the hearts of Rapid City Journal readers and nabbed the title of Pet Idol
Bobbie Sue — a tiny silver and white Shih-Tzu — received the most votes in the Rapid City Journal’s Pet Idol competition held recently. Moreover, the 13-year-old petite pooch from Spearfish captured the hearts of many through the contest, her mama, Joan Bockwoldt of Spearfish, said. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 05:42:11 GMT)

Pet Products
Dog training is a snap with this Ruff Wear bag for treats and training aids that attaches to the waist band or belt. With the flick of a finger, pet owners can open and close the patented system using one hand, rewarding dogs for a job well done. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 06:01:05 GMT)

A Step Toward Halting Alzheimer's: Using FDDNP PET To Detect Disease Progression, MCI
By using positron emission tomography (PET) with the radiotracer 18F-FDDNP, UCLA scientists were able to detect increases in the brain pathology (of beta-amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles) associated with the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Their results were presented during SNM's 53rd Annual Meeting June 3-7 in San Diego. [click link for full article] (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 07:08:56 GMT)

Fire kills two pet birds
WALTHAM -- A one-alarm fire caused about $25,000 worth of damage to a Bowdoin Street home yesterday and killed two pet birds, officials said. The fire at 8 Bowdoin St. was discovered by the homeowner when she got home about 11:34 a.m., Deputy Fire Chief Steve Turner said. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 11:47:04 GMT)

Most Pet Owners Will Spend Anything to Save Pet's Life, Survey Says
If you would pay any amount of money to ensure a long and happy life for your pet, you're not alone. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 12:00:00 GMT)

Cops: Two men fatally injured pet dog with sledgehammer
JOLIET — Two men remained Monday night in the Will County Jail after being charged in Naperville with using a sledgehammer to mortally injure a pet pit bull terrier/mixed-breed dog. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 12:33:23 GMT)

Pet Ecology Brands, Inc. Adds Prominent Business Executive and Respected Veterinarian as Independent Board Members
Pet Ecology Brands, Inc. -- www.petecology.com -- announced today that Mr. James Smith and Dr. Fiona McCord, DVM were added to its Board of Directors at the Company's annual shareholders meeting held last week. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 13:00:00 GMT)

The Sagemark Companies Ltd. Opens Premier Pet Imaging of Jacksonville in Florida
NEW YORK----June 6, 2006--The Sagemark Companies Ltd. , a national owner and operator of positron emission tomography and PET and computed tomography medical diagnostic imaging centers, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Premier P.E.T. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 13:30:00 GMT)

Pet Owners will spend anything to save a pet's life according to
-- 70 percent of those who responded say they would pay any amount to save their pet's life. -- 3 percent of respondents say they would pay up to $500 to save their pet's life. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 14:22:11 GMT)

City may get in line with state on new pet laws
KEWANEE — Kewanee city officials may revise city ordinances to bring them into line with three new state laws cracking down on irresponsible pet owners. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 15:05:49 GMT)

Is PLA a Match for PET?
By Andew Kaplan In applications where oxygen barrier is not really an issue, NatureWorks PLA corn-based bottles have been able to challenge PET, especially now that the rise in oil prices has done away with PET's prior advantage: price. But can PLA really give PET a run for it's money? (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 16:17:52 GMT)

Fort Bend Herald Pet of the Week
"Wishbone" is looking for a special family to call his own. He is a Border Collie/Australian Shepherd mixed-breed puppy, about 2 months old. He should weigh about 30 to 35 pounds when full-grown. "Wishbone" is a sweet pup and should make a great family pet. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 17:57:41 GMT)

Have a cute pet?
Have a cute pet? Send us a photo. We will put it on hattiesburgamerican.com for display in our new community pets photo gallery. (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 18:21:18 GMT)

FLT PET Assesses Treatment Response On Tumor Growth-Not Size-With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Positron emission tomography (PET)-with the radiolabeled thymidine analog [18F]Fluorothymidine (FLT)-is "a promising, sensitive tool" for assessing drug effects on tumor growth in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. In their study, researchers evaluated FLT PET to see if it "allows monitoring early response to therapy in patients with DLBCL lymphoma." (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 18:31:00 GMT)

PET imaging of cerebral cannabinoid CB1 receptors with [11C]JHU75528
A team of Johns Hopkins researchers developed a new radiotracer - a radioactive substance that can be traced in the body - to visualize and quantify the brain's cannabinoid receptors by positron emission tomography (PET). (Tue, 06 Jun 2006 23:53:11 GMT)

Pet Shop Party
(Special Ops) The new Pet Shop Boys’ studio album, Fundamental, in stores on June 27th from Rhino Records! Fundamental is the Pet Shop Boys' first studio album since 2002's Release and features the U.K. single "I'm With Stupid.” (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 01:18:01 GMT)

Pet Products
Dog training is a snap with this Ruff Wear bag for treats and training aids that attaches to the waist band or belt. With the flick of a finger, pet owners can open and close the patented system using one hand, rewarding dogs for a job well done. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 06:18:15 GMT)

Theft of bird from pet store saddens family
All that remained of Baby, a resplendent red macaw often prone to mischief and four-letter words, was a feather that lay on a stand in the South Side pet store. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 06:21:39 GMT)

Council members cry foul over pet project
For a second time this legislative session, Jefferson Parish Council members say they've gotten an ultimatum from state Sen. Derrick Shepherd: Give him hundreds of thousands of dollars for a pet project, or he'll doom the parish's attempts to spend gaming revenue on hurricane protection. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 06:47:19 GMT)

Spanish Fork dog owners advocate new pet ordinance
Spanish Fork is going to the dogs, or dog owners, for advice on its new pet ordinance. After considering a kennel permit law, the City Council decided Tuesday night that the best people to write the law that would allow pet owners to have up to four dogs in their home would be those seeking to do so.. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 07:27:38 GMT)

Identify the Sectors Driving Growth in the Pet Food and Care Products Market in France
DUBLIN, Ireland----June 7, 2006--Research and Markets has announced the addition of Pet Food and Pet Care Products in France to their offering. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 10:00:00 GMT)

Rabies Scare Stops Pet Adopts at PetSmart
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - Pet adoptions at 22 PetSmart stores across Maryland and Virginia have been suspended after a kitten from the company's Greenbelt store tested positive for rabies. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 10:44:12 GMT)

SCOTT COUNTY: Pet adoption Sundays
The Scott County Humane Society is featuring Pet Adoption Sundays every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pet Supermarket in Regency Center, 2307 Nicholasville Road, Lexington. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 11:28:32 GMT)

Health agencies issue warning after death of pet store birds
(Newark, NY - AP) - State and county health officials have issued a warning for customers who have purchased or been in contact with exotic birds purchased from an upstate pet store. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 12:58:22 GMT)

Pet Ecology Brands, Inc. Secures Two Leading North American Distibutors
Pet Ecology Brands, Inc. -- www.petecology.com -- announced today that it has received initial orders from two major North American distributors of pet products. These new distributors will expand greatly the Company's reach into the Midwestern and Eastern United States. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 13:00:00 GMT)

Pet adoptions suspended after cat rabies case
GREENBELT, Maryland (AP) -- A kitten adopted at a PetSmart Inc. store was ill with rabies, prompting the pet-supplies chain to suspend animal adoptions in the mid-Atlantic. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 16:53:42 GMT)

Send us news about your pet
Do you have a special pet you'd like featured in The News Sun? Thomas Delany Jr., The News Sun, 2383 N. Delany Road, Waukegan, Ill., 60087. E-mail tdelany@scn1.com , or phone (847) 249-7215. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 17:05:59 GMT)

Disney barking up a new tree with pet products
LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) - Disney is going to the dogs. The iconic entertainment company, home to such famous canines as Pluto and Goofy, wants a piece of the $75 billion global market for pet products after a successful trial run of "Old Yeller" branded dog food at Kroger supermarkets. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 17:33:31 GMT)

Disney barking up a new tree with pet products
The iconic entertainment company, home to such famous canines as Pluto and Goofy, wants a piece of the $75 billion global market for pet products after a successful trial run of "Old Yeller" branded dog food at Kroger supermarkets. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 17:55:02 GMT)

Rabid Kitten Halts Some Pet Adoptions
When the new owner of a kitten from PetSmart in Maryland observed it was lurching and unsteady, the cat was returned and discovered to have rabies. PetSmart has suspended pet adoptions at 22 stores due to fear of more infections. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 18:00:58 GMT)

Rabid kitten halts pet adoptions at Va., Md. PetSmart stores
GREENBELT, Md. PetSmart has suspended pet adoptions at 22 PetSmart stores across Maryland and Virginia after a kitten at a store in Greenbelt, Maryland tested positive for rabies. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 19:21:26 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys Back With Fundamental - 1980s
Twenty years ago the Pet Shop Boys were enjoying the success of their international smash single "West End Girls." The duo have had many hit songs since then and they continue to turn out the hits. The Pet Shop Boys are back with new music. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 19:35:14 GMT)

Disney barking up a new tree with pet products
LONDON (Reuters) - Disney is going to the dogs. The iconic entertainment company, home to such famous canines as Pluto and Goofy, wants a piece of the 40 billion pound global market for pet products after a successful trial run of "Old Yeller" branded dog food at Kroger supermarkets. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 20:03:29 GMT)

AG sues pet shop owner over dying puppies
AUSTIN -- Annette Escamilla left Jesse's Pet Shop in McAllen thinking her new golden retriever puppy would soon be bouncing around her townhome and taking walks with her for years to... (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 20:55:23 GMT)

Disney barking up new tree with pet products
LONDON: Disney is going to the dogs. The iconic entertainment company, home to such famous canines as Pluto and Goofy, wants a piece of the $US75 ($NZ121) billion global market for pet products after a successful trial run of "Old Yeller" branded dog food at Kroger supermarkets. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 21:25:54 GMT)

Pet owners get a reprieve
Pet lovers in Spanish Fork were granted a major victory by the City Council Tuesday, which empowers residents to help the city draft a new pet ordinance. (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 23:41:46 GMT)

Colborne – Team to offer Pet Portraits Studio fund raiser for local animal charities.
Oakcrest Equestrian Centre is proud to announce it will host a fund raiser for three local animal charities on Sunday, June 18, 2006. Oakcrest will supply facilities and local photography studio Virtual Magic Imaging & Photography (Leah Murray) will provide services for a Pet Portrait Studio fund raiser from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Pet owners can bring their companion animals for a photo (Wed, 07 Jun 2006 23:48:12 GMT)

McAllen pet shop faces state lawsuit in deaths of puppies
Annette Escamilla left Jesse's Pet Shop in McAllen thinking her new golden retriever puppy would soon be bouncing around her townhome and taking walks with her for years to come. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 05:47:12 GMT)

Humane Society party to benefit pet-evacuation legislation
Central Florida supporters of the Humane Society of the United States are invited to join others nationwide to support the Pet Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 10:19:06 GMT)

Disney to launch pet food range
Entertainment giant Disney unveils plans to diversify into pet food and other animal care products. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 11:41:11 GMT)

Season primer for pet owners
Pets, whether four-legged, feathered or furry, need to have a safe place to ride out a hurricane. Just a week into hurricane season, officials with the John Ancrum SPCA wasted no time Wednesday in educating local pet owners on how to plan for the needs of their pets during an evacuation. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 12:11:39 GMT)

Students donate pet-oxygen mask to Glouco fire departments
The Erial, Lambs Terrace and Blackwood fire companies will receive pet resuscitation masks from Gloucester Township students this morning. The special dog and cat oxygen masks are being donated as part of the "Best Friends Cause for Paws Campaign," a regional effort to outfit fire vehicles. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 12:33:55 GMT)

Attorney General sues pet shop owner over dying puppies
The state attorney general's office has filed suit against a McAllen pet shop and its owner, accusing them of selling dozens of dying puppies to customers. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 12:35:02 GMT)

AG sues pet shop owner over dying puppies
AUSTIN, Texas The state attorney general's office has filed suit against a McAllen pet shop and its owner, accusing them of selling dozens of dying puppies to... (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 12:37:01 GMT)

Fire destroys pet crematorium in Cocoa
COCOA, Fla. (AP) - A fire at a pet crematorium in Cocoa destroyed a portion of the building's roof and will delay the opening of a new chapel. The Central Brevard Humane Society uses the crematory. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 12:55:32 GMT)

AG sues pet shop owner over dying puppies
AUSTIN, Texas The state attorney general's office has filed suit against a McAllen pet shop and its owner, accusing them of selling dozens of dying puppies to customers. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 13:19:22 GMT)

Fire Destroys Pet Crematorium in Cocoa
COCOA, FL (AP) -- A fire at a pet crematorium in Cocoa destroyed a portion of the building's roof and will delay the opening of a new chapel. The Central Brevard Humane Society uses the crematory. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 13:40:20 GMT)

Feed a pet, see the Reds for $5
The Yakima Reds are going to the dogs — and cats, too. At their Sunday soccer match against the San Francisco Seals, the team will lend a helping paw and conduct a pet-food drive to benefit the Yakima Valley Pet Rescue and Adoption Center. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 14:25:11 GMT)

Disney offering pet products, starts dreams promotion at parks
The Walt Disney Co. is considering expanding its pet product offerings and will offer giveaways like private meetings with characters at its theme parks as part of its "Where dreams come true" promotion, the company said Wednesday. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 15:37:59 GMT)

State sues pet shop over dying puppies
The state is suing a McAllen pet shop owner for selling dying puppies. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 15:53:17 GMT)

Pet adoptions suspended after rabies found in Greenbelt kitten
Pet adoptions in 22 PetSmart stores in Maryland and Virginia were suspended after a 10-week old kitten adopted on May 19 at the PetSmart in Greenbelt was diagnosed with rabies and had to be euthanized. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 15:57:12 GMT)

State sues pet shop over dying puppies
The state attorney general's office has filed suit against a McAllen pet shop and its owner, accusing them of selling dozens of dying puppies to customers. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 16:00:54 GMT)

AG sues pet shop owner over dying puppies
AUSTIN, Texas The state attorney general's office has filed suit against a McAllen pet shop and its owner, accusing them of selling dozens of dying puppies to customers. (Thu, 08 Jun 2006 22:11:50 GMT)

If My Child Has Asthma, Can We Keep Our Pet?
Only about 10% of the general population has pet allergies, but at least 30% of people with asthma are allergic to animals. So if your child has asthma, it's a good idea to consider whether your pet could be producing allergens that are triggering asthma symptoms. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 00:00:00 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) of Marin County, California Under New Management
FETCH! Pet Care, America's largest and mostsophisticated pet care franchise offering professional pet sitting and dogwalking services, today announced that its Marin County, Californiafranchise is under new management due to a change in ownership. Theownership change of FETCH! Pet Care of Marin County ensures area residentswill seamlessly continue to receive unsurpassed pet care services by (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 00:05:25 GMT)

Pet food closes motorway
Thirty tonnes of pet food, diluted by rain, has had to be removed from Auckland's southern motorway. It came from a truck that appears to have crashed into a lamp post which had been knocked over by a previous accident into one lane of the motorway. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 00:24:06 GMT)

Wellman Announces Successful Start-Up of New PET Resin Line at Pearl River
Wellman, Inc. (NYSE: WLM) today announced the successful start-up of its new PET resin line at its Pearl River facility located in Hancock County, Mississippi. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 01:09:19 GMT)

Pet Alligator Escapes, Later Found
Owning an alligator in Idaho is illegal, not to mention unusual as a pet. Wednesday evening a Caldwell man found that out the hard way after his pet alligator escaped. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 04:02:56 GMT)

High-tech pet identification offered
From computers to cars to cell phones, microchips are everywhere. But in your dog? The answer has been yes for several years, but the chips are re-emerging locally as pet stores open in new shopping developments and Americans continue to show they love their pets with their wallets. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 04:12:34 GMT)

Adopt-A-Pet Dolly is a very easy go lucky older girl. She gets along with other
Adopt-A-Pet Dolly is a very easy go lucky older girl. She gets along with other dogs and loves to chat. She however doesn’t bark as much as other beagles do. She does love men alot. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 05:08:24 GMT)

Pet Products
Dog training is a snap with this Ruff Wear bag for treats and training aids that attaches to the waist band or belt. With the flick of a finger, pet owners can open and close the patented system using one hand, rewarding dogs for a job well done. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 05:58:55 GMT)

First aid a pet project | video, photos
Would you know what to do if your pet became a medical emergency? This Red Cross class will teach you. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 06:28:02 GMT)

Japanese researchers using PET imaging detect the beginnings of atherosclerosis
Using positron emission tomography (PET), the medical isotope 15O-water and cold pressor tests, Japanese researchers were able to detect the beginnings of atherosclerosis - before the disease became clinically evident. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 07:02:26 GMT)

Pet bill stalled by absent legislators, restarted later
BATON ROUGE -- The "No Pet Left Behind" bill mandating pet evacuations stalled Thursday when a majority of the House Judiciary Committee failed to show up, so the panel could not consider the legislation. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 07:04:54 GMT)

Pet pig hams it up in heartening tale
The Good, Good Pig is a story of a pet pig the way that C.S. Lewis's Narnia series was about children who meet a lion. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 07:30:44 GMT)

Wellman increases PET capacity
HANCOCK COUNTY — Wellman Inc. has successfully started of its new PET resin line at its Pearl River facility located in this Mississippi Gulf Coast county. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 16:02:34 GMT)

Choosing a Pet Sitter
Just because someone lists themselves as a "petsitter" it does not mean that he or she will give your fuzzy friend the best care. This article will show you how to know if you are leaving your pet in good hands. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 16:22:41 GMT)

Choosing a Pet Sitter
Just because someone lists themselves as a "petsitter" it does not mean that he or she will give your fuzzy friend the best care. This article will show you how to know if you are leaving your pet in good hands. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 16:33:37 GMT)

Coping with the Death of Your Pet
Should I get another pet? Will my other pets grieve? What can I do for my child? What can I do to help cope? Understand how you grieve and find ways to cope with your loss. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 17:28:19 GMT)

Geeks gather to show off their pet projects
Austin techies met at Cafe Mundi Thursday night to show off their pet projects. Participants are part of their own chapter of 'dorkbot,' an informal network of self-proclaimed geeks. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 20:15:14 GMT)

Petco stores to sell natural pet food made locally
Castor & Pollux Pet Works has an exclusive deal to sell its Natural ULTRAMIX pet foods at all 799 Petco stores nationwide. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 20:51:29 GMT)

Toddler sneaks out through pet door
A 2-year-old was found on a busy road after escaping his house through a pet door. (Fri, 09 Jun 2006 20:53:19 GMT)

Pet Shop Burglary
Around the 5th of February, 2006, someone broke into the "Tropical Treasures" pet store in the 3200 block of of Macon Road. The thieves took several items including two maltese puppies, a ball python and a red tail boa constrictor. (Sat, 10 Jun 2006 02:27:55 GMT)

Calls for safer pet grooming practices
This after a family's beloved pet died after a trip to the groomer. Now that family wants to prevent their nightmare from ever happening again. (Sat, 10 Jun 2006 02:40:45 GMT)

An adorable Shih-Tzu captivated the hearts of Rapid City Journal readers and nabbed the title of Pet Idol
Bobbie Sue — a tiny silver and white Shih-Tzu — received the most votes in the Rapid City Journal’s Pet Idol competition held recently. Moreover, the 13-year-old petite pooch from Spearfish captured the hearts of many through the contest, her mama, Joan Bockwoldt of Spearfish, said. (Sat, 10 Jun 2006 04:11:24 GMT)

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