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EU LIKELY TO REVOKE ANTIDUMPING DUTIES ON S. KOREAN PET CHIPS:
Packaging/plastics/paper/glass The European Union (EU) is likely to revoke antidumping duties on polyethyrene trephthalate (PET) chips from South Korea, a trade body said Wednesday. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 00:29:41 GMT)

EU Likely To Revoke Antidumping Duties On S. Korean PET Chips:
The European Union (EU) is likely to revoke antidumping duties on polyethyrene trephthalate (PET) chips from South Korea, a trade body said Wednesday. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 00:29:41 GMT)

A new Pet Place celebration draws big crowd
Plenty of pet enthusiasts packed The Pet Place at Wednesday's "Ribbon Biting" when cold weather forced the open house indoors. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 04:42:55 GMT)

5:05 p.m. - Pet sterilization clinic starts tomorrow
5:05 pm, February 1 — Guam Animals In Need will hold a pet sterilization clinic from February 3 to 10 at 238 Marine Corps Drive, next to Feathers ‘N’ Fins. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 07:22:01 GMT)

Pet of the week
Pet: Horatio is a handsome, 1-year-old beagle/boxer mix. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 07:32:01 GMT)

Pet dog's killers 'scum' - owner
A family is left "heartbroken" after their pet boxer dog is beaten to death and mutilated in Carnlough. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 09:30:37 GMT)

Pet of the Week
Shady is an approximately 6-year-old golden retriever-yellow Labrador mixed dog. She is a little overweight, but nothing a daily walk, which she loves to do, or playing with children won't cure. She is housebroken and obedience trained. She also is sweet and gentle and will make a wonderful companion for anyone. Shady qualifies for Senior Pet's for Seniors, so for anyone 65 or older, the cost to ... (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 11:05:21 GMT)

Seniors group helping to provide pet food
Hobart and Laura Bond couldn't bear to see their 11-pound Yorkie go hungry. When the dog food ran low, the couple married for 70 years resorted to feeding hamburger to their beloved pet. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 13:56:18 GMT)

Greenies(R) Offers Free Canine Dental Care Package for National Pet Dental Health Month
In conjunction with National Pet Dental Health Month in February, Greenies® is offering a complimentary canine dental care package to dog owners across the country. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 14:12:00 GMT)

Puppies Stolen from Local Pet Shelter
A local pet adoption shelter is searching for two puppies they say were stolen from the facility. The volunteers say that "Cookie" and "Abby" are both pit bull mixes and were stolen from "D.A.W.G." Wednesday while the shelter was open. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 15:13:38 GMT)

A new Pet Place celebration draws big crowd
Plenty of pet enthusiasts packed The Pet Place at Wednesday's "Ribbon Biting" when cold weather forced the open house indoors. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 15:57:45 GMT)

Pet discovery
Children of all ages gathered at Nicholas P. Sims Library on Saturday to discover the world of “Pets at the Sims.” Jeremy Thomas with Pet O Rama brought snakes, birds, hamsters, rabbits, a kitten, puppy and dog to the library, talking at length about each animal and giving parents and children tips on care of the animals. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 16:22:58 GMT)

All American Pet Company Registration Statement Now Effective
ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2007 -- Nortia Capital Partners, Inc. is pleased to announce that the SB-2 registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission , by one of its client companies, All American Pet Company , has become effective. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 19:17:16 GMT)

NCPN: Announces Registration Statement for All American Pet Company Effective
Nortia Capital Partners, Inc. (NCPN) announced that the SB-2 registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), by one of its client companies, All American Pet Company ("AAPC"), has become effective. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 19:37:58 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This red female tabby cat is available for adoption at the Veterinary Treatment Facility. Several family-friendly pets are available for adoption at the VTF. Every pet adopted will be vaccinated, microchipped, fecal checked, and heartworm or feline leukemia tested. (Thu, 01 Feb 2007 23:31:44 GMT)

Pet Talk-Jan. 18, 2007
Cross your ligaments pet doesn't get ACL! (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 03:13:36 GMT)

1:55 p.m. - Pet sterilization clinic starts tomorrow
1:55 p.m. Feb. 2 — Guam Animals In Need will hold a pet sterilization clinic from Feb. 3 to 10 at 238 Marine Corps Drive, next to Feathers ‘N’ Fins. People on public assistance pay nothing; others donate $20 for the first animal and $10 for each additional animal. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 04:12:24 GMT)

Rourke to protest outside pet shop
New York, Feb 2: "Sin City" actor Mickey Rourke was angry at a pet store because he bought a puppy from the shop for his girlfriend and it died a few weeks later. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 06:10:50 GMT)

Pet of the week
Hello, My name is Blanca. There I was, sitting at Animal Control; my owners had taken me there to be euthanized. I did not understand why this was happening; I had not done anything to hurt anyone. I had decided nobody loved me when, suddenly, the lady from Pet Haven showed up. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 07:44:43 GMT)

Remove a pet stain from hardwood
Q: How can we remove a dark pet stain from a hardwood floor? D. Allen (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 09:07:35 GMT)

Oxygen-scavenging PET gets the all clear
01/02/2007 - A newly developed clear monolayer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) with an oxygen-scavenging barrier can now be used for packaging ketchup after gaining regulatory approval in the US this month. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 12:30:28 GMT)

Survey: Half of pet dogs have reached old age
Japan's aging society has spread to our four-legged friends. About half of pet dogs in the country are at least 7 years old, which is about 50 in human terms, according to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association Japan. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 14:30:10 GMT)

Pet of the week
Hello, My name is Blanca. There I was, sitting at Animal Control; my owners had taken me there to be euthanized. I did not understand why this was happening; I had not done anything to hurt anyone. I had decided nobody loved me when, suddenly, the lady from Pet Haven showed up. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 14:57:11 GMT)

Pet of the Week- February 2
If you are considering a pet, why not consider the animal shelter in Muskingum County? This week’s pet of the week is 8 week old Sally, a Shepherd Mix. Executive Director Larry Hostetler says she wo... (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 16:19:49 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Feb. 2
This weeks Pet of the Week from the Austin Humane Society is Autumn, a black Border Collie mix. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 16:59:00 GMT)

Pitbulls charge preschool; attack pet pig
SANTA ROSA, Calif. Two pit bulls charged onto the grounds of a rural Santa Rosa preschool yesterday, mauling a pet pig before being rounded up and turned over to animal control officers. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 18:47:48 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 Feb 2007 19:27:31 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 Feb 2007 19:27:35 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This red female tabby cat is available for adoption at the Veterinary Treatment Facility. Several family-friendly pets are available for adoption at the VTF. Every pet adopted will be vaccinated, microchipped, fecal checked, and heartworm or feline leukemia tested. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 20:01:42 GMT)

Dangerous Dogs: Proposed Law Could Send Pet Owners To Jail
A new law is in the works could mean jail time for pet owners who can't control their dangerous dogs. (Fri, 02 Feb 2007 20:27:46 GMT)

Pair seeks to open pet crematorium
People who don’t want to dump their pets’ carcasses in the landfill will soon have another option. Dawna Lilya says she and business partner Chuck Ward are adding another business listing in the Yellow Pages under the pet cremations heading. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 00:21:36 GMT)

10:45 a.m. - Pet sterilization clinic starts today
10:45 a.m, Feb 3 — Guam Animals In Need will hold a pet sterilization clinic from Feb. 3 to 10 at 238 Marine Corps Drive, next to Feathers ‘N’ Fins. All pet owners are asked to have their pets sterilized to help end Guam's pet overpopulation problem. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 01:06:50 GMT)

Nestle bites into pet food market
Nestle, one of the world's largest food companies, opened its first pet food processing plant in China on Friday in a bid to cash in on the nation's growing pet-related market. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 01:11:14 GMT)

Pit Bulls Charge Preschool, Attack Pet Pig
SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- Two pit bulls charged onto the grounds of a rural Santa Rosa preschool Thursday, mauling a pet pig before being rounded up and turned over to animal control officers, according to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 03:28:05 GMT)

Nestle to produce pet food in China
Swiss-based Nestle S.A's pet food plant in Tianjin Municipality in north China began operating on Friday. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 03:29:27 GMT)

Pet Painkillers Potential Threat To Dogs
Pet owners are on alert after an investigation determined that several painkillers prescribed by veterinarians could be responsible for the death of thousands of dogs. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 05:02:00 GMT)

Removing dark pet stains from wood floors is tricky
Q How can we remove a dark pet stain from a hardwood floor? A When stains made by pets or water on wood are dark, it is usually an indication that the stain has penetrated the wood, working its way through whatever finish is on the surface. These stains can sometimes be removed by bleaching, but restoring the original color and finish of the wood can be difficult. The floor finish on and around ... (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 11:15:58 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.: ARF; Pet Food Express, Clayton; cats. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 11:21:55 GMT)

Your bad pet tale can make a good story
Has your pet done anything bad in or around the house that was so extreme, so exasperating, so outrageous that it was funny? (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 12:53:04 GMT)

Your bad pet tale can make a good story
Has your pet done anything bad in or around the house that was so extreme, so exasperating, so outrageous that it was funny? (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 12:58:41 GMT)

Scottsdale pet store weary of thefts
The manager and workers at Just Pets in south Scottsdale's Wilshire Plaza like to match the right pet with the right customer. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 13:08:57 GMT)

Pet of the week
Hello, My name is Blanca. There I was, sitting at Animal Control; my owners had taken me there to be euthanized. I did not understand why this was happening; I had not done anything to hurt anyone. I had decided nobody loved me when, suddenly, the lady from Pet Haven showed up. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 15:12:11 GMT)

Adopt a pet
The Ford County Humane Society is sponsoring pet adoptions this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their building located at 800 Avenue P. Puppies, dogs, cats and kittens are available for adoption. The $70 adoption fee includes spaying/neutering, heart-worm testing and vaccinations for dogs. (Sat, 03 Feb 2007 17:02:12 GMT)

82-Year-Old Man Goes Missing While Driving To Pet Store
Police say a man who headed to a Ewing pet store but never arrived there is diabetic and needs his medications. (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 04:14:49 GMT)

4 p.m. - Sterilize your pet at clinic
4 p.m., February 4 - Guam Animals In Need is holding a pet sterilization clinic through Feb. 10 at 238 Marine Corps Drive, next to Feathers ‘N’ Fins. People on public assistance pay nothing; others donate $20 for the first animal and $10 for each additional animal. (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 06:21:51 GMT)

Pet of the Week Special Feature
Jack, at top left, Smokey, above left, and Miss Kitty are part of Santa Maria Valley Humane Society's Heart-to-Heart program. If you're not able to have a pet for one reason or another, the SMVHS has the solution. You can “sponsor” a dog or cat while they are at the adoption facility. (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 08:03:21 GMT)

Ant-Proof Pet Feeder Honored for Innovative Design
Every now and then, a product comes along that causes you to wonder why it wasn't created sooner. Just such a product is The Feeding Friend which was recently awarded the prestigious Editor's Choice Award from the world's leading business-to-business pet industry magazine, Pet Product News, International. (PRWeb Feb 4, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: ... (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 08:06:46 GMT)

Guardian Angels For Soldier's Pet "Military & Veterans Pet" (MVP) Sanctuary
Guardian Angels For Soldier's Pet announces plans to develop and open the first of its kind "Military & Veterans Pet" (MVP) Sanctuary in Garland County, Arkansas for the pets owned by military service members deploying to fight the global war on terror. (PRWeb Feb 4, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/chachingpr.php/SG9yci1NYWduLVpldGEtWmV0YS1NYWduLVplcm8= (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 08:11:38 GMT)

Pet rescue to hold fundraiser Friday
LODI - Animal Friends Connection, a Lodi-based Humane Society pet rescue and adoption organization, is holding its annual Wine 'n' Dine fundraiser 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at Oakridge Winery, 6100 E. Highway 12. (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 10:46:08 GMT)

Guardian Angels For Soldier's Pet "Military & Veterans Pet" (MVP) Sanctuary
Hot Springs, AR (PRWeb) February 4, 2007 -- Guardian Angels For Soldier's Pet announces plans to develop and open the first of its kind "Military & Veterans Pet" (MVP) Sanctuary in Garland County, Arkansas for the pets owned by military service members deploying to fight the global war on terror. (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 12:00:00 GMT)

PRESERVING PETS The cost to owners for new procedurecan range from $800 for a cat to $1,000 and up for a dog. PET ...
Saying goodbye to a beloved pet is never easy, but saying hello again after the animal has been freeze-dried to preserve it in perpetuity can be pretty rough, too. (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 15:52:14 GMT)

Brian Teta reveals his favorite pet tricks
NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The producer of "Stupid Pet Tricks" on David Letterman's New York show, Brian Teta, has tallied his favorite segments from the past 2 1/2 years. (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 19:49:03 GMT)

Brian Teta reveals his favorite pet tricks
The producer of Stupid Pet Tricks on David Letterman's New York show, Brian Teta, has tallied his favorite segments from the past 2 1/2 years.The segment has been a favorite on The Late Show with David Letterman for years.The border collie that obeys spelled-out commands like 'R-O-L-L-O-V-E-R,' Odie, the talking pug that says 'I love you,' and the police dog that drinks from a water fountain by ... (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 19:51:22 GMT)

7:50 a.m. - : Sterilize your pet at clinic
7:50 a.m., Feb. 5 - Guam Animals In Need is holding a pet sterilization clinic through Feb. 10 at 238 Marine Corps Drive, next to Feathers ‘N’ Fins. People on public assistance pay nothing; others donate $20 for the first animal and $10 for each additional animal. (Sun, 04 Feb 2007 22:06:51 GMT)

Cold season aggravates pet arthritis
As the weather begins to turn chilly, pet arthritis symptoms can appear or worsen. Pet owners should know how to spot the symptoms and learn how to alleviate them. (Mon, 05 Feb 2007 04:06:48 GMT)

Pet sterilizations offered for owners with low income
Lee County Animal Services will offer spay or neuter services to pets of low-income owners as part of its campaign to reduce pet overpopulation. (Mon, 05 Feb 2007 06:15:13 GMT)

Pet of the day
Six, a six-month-old female, terrier mix is the featured pet of the day for the Humane Society of South Mississippi, 2615 U.S. 49, Gulfport. For details about adopting a pet, call 863-3354 or check out www.hssm.org. All animals adopted through HSSM are spayed/neutered, given shots and are microchipped. Other pets are also available at the Waveland Animal Shelter, 322 Gulfside St., Waveland, ... (Mon, 05 Feb 2007 09:03:56 GMT)

pet of the week
My feline friends are really chatty, and I like to be held and loved, but I can't do that very often here at the animal shelter. I don't have a tag number, but I am a female that isn't spayed. I have been at the shelter since Jan. 13. Pssst..I have a secret for you. (Mon, 05 Feb 2007 12:07:12 GMT)

Pet shop owner fined for selling banned birds
DELRAN - A Burlington County pet shop owner has been fined $6,000 by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for selling illegal parakeets four years ago. (Mon, 05 Feb 2007 13:10:46 GMT)

PET PEEVES, LLC Partners With AG Interactive to Launch Innovative Online Greeting Cards
LOS ANGELES----PET PEEVES, LLC and AG Interactive, the media subsidiary of American Greetings, have partnered to launch an innovative line of online greetings cards. The cards convert many everyday irritations and funny social/personal interactions into a positive emotional experience while allowing people to vent and laugh. (Mon, 05 Feb 2007 19:07:00 GMT)

Convenience Key for Pet Products According to New Research
Time-crunched pet owners in all phases of life are increasingly looking at pooch products promising convenience, according to All Things Convenient: Product, Packaging and Consumer Trends in the Pet Food, Supplies and Travel Markets, a new report from market research firm Packaged Facts. (Mon, 05 Feb 2007 19:27:00 GMT)

Pet licenses due for Ankeny dogs, cats
Ankeny dog and cat owners should renew their pet licenses for 2007. (Mon, 05 Feb 2007 20:17:52 GMT)

Why work on Modi's pet project 'bugs' Barodians
THOUGH it is not monsoon, the proverbial breeding season for mosquitoes, this year Barodians are still being plagued by the insect menace. The problem has only been augmented by digging up roads for laying of storm water drains and additional lines, even as civic officials read out a monthly list of the tasks they are carrying out to clean up the city under chief minister Narendra Modi's pet ... (Mon, 05 Feb 2007 21:43:26 GMT)

11:10 a.m. - Guam Animals in Need holding pet sterilization clinic
11:10 am, February 6 — Guam Animals In Need is holding a pet sterilization clinic from Feb. 3 to 10 at 238 Marine Corps Drive, next to Feathers ‘N’ Fins. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 01:21:50 GMT)

Two pet dogs perish in Pocono Twp. fire
ANALOMINK — A quick-spreading fire destroyed a Pocono Township home and killed two family pets Monday afternoon. The homeowners were not home at the time of the blaze around 1:30, but two pet dogs in the home were killed, according to Pocono Township Fire Chief Michael Shay. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 05:55:32 GMT)

Schedule time to get pet inexpensive shots
Casas Adobes Pet Clinic will offer low-cost shots for dogs and cats from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 24. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 07:13:35 GMT)

Tough Jobs: Pet Grooming
All week, Kevin O'Neill is celebrating Western New Yorkers who do the tough jobs that make our lives easier. James Pesce emailed us about pet grooming. He wanted us to know that it's not as easy as it looks. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 11:06:23 GMT)

Petnapper Strikes Scottsdale Pet Store
A Scottsdale pet store has become the target of a suspected pet napper. The suspect has stolen a dozen puppies in his 3 separate robberies. Fox... Sheriff Joe considers himself the toughest sheriff in America. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 11:23:09 GMT)

Former Local TV Performer, Pet Shop Founder Dies
Former TV performer and Chicago pet store founder Clarence "Bernie" Hoffmann has died. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 13:19:00 GMT)

Carolina Pet Friendly Hotels Join BringYourPet.com
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 6, 2007 -- BringYourPet.com announces the recent addition of six new Carolina pet friendly hotels to its Web site; Quality Inn in Mount Airy, NC, Majestic Shores in Myrtle beach, SC, Super 8 in Rowland, NC, Holiday Inn in Santee, SC, Super 8 in Orangeburg, SC, and Bermuda Sands Hotel in Myrtle Beach, SC. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 14:00:00 GMT)

Former TV performer and Chicago pet store founder dies at 92
CHICAGO A former T-V performer and Chicago pet store founder has died. Clarence "Bernie" Hoffmann was 92 years old. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 14:23:01 GMT)

Former TV performer and Chicago pet store founder dies at 92
CHICAGO - Clarence "Bernie" Hoffmann, a 1950s television performer and Chicago pet store founder, has died. He was 92. Hoffmann died last week of kidney failure at his home on the city's North Side, his family said. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 16:20:22 GMT)

New Pet Regulations Proposed in Baltimore City
The city's health department is proposing new pet regulations. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 16:32:00 GMT)

Oklahoma's Pet Psychic
What's behind your pet's bad or just plain curious, behavior? We found a woman who says she knows because your pet can tell her. She's been dubbed "The Pet Psychic," but she prefers animal communicator. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 18:19:39 GMT)

Celebrate Dental Month by Caring for Your Pet's Teeth
In October I wrote an article about dental disease in pets. February is National Pet Dental Month so an expansion on this topic is appropriate. Are you aware that the most common disease of dogs, cats and people is periodontitis - a disease damaging the tissues that support and maintain the teeth? (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 19:03:54 GMT)

Former TV performer and Chicago pet store founder dies at 92
CHICAGO A former T-V performer and Chicago pet store founder has died. Clarence "Bernie" Hoffmann was 92 years old. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 19:13:28 GMT)

Chickens OK, Big Snakes Out as Baltimore Revamps Pet Regs
If you're hoping to make that breakthrough music video at home with your 8-foot pet python, don't move to Baltimore. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 19:37:38 GMT)

Baltimore Announces Changes For Exotic Pet Owners
Baltimore City pet owners who are raising more than 50 pigeons, or green iguanas or snakes longer than five feet are about to come under control of the City Health Department. (Tue, 06 Feb 2007 23:03:00 GMT)

11:37 a.m. - Sterilize your pet at GAIN clinic
11:37 am, Febraury 7 — Guam Animals In Need is holding a pet sterilization clinic through February 10 at 238 Marine Corps Drive, next to Feathers ‘N’ Fins. (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 01:51:51 GMT)

Pet adoption and rescue group announces raffle winners
A cash raffle benefiting Second Chance Pet Adoption and Rescue in Bartonsville was drawn at noon on Dec. 2, 2006, at the Pocono Auction Gallery in Pocono Summit. (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 06:25:55 GMT)

Veterinarians Around Nation Join Protect the Pets™, Pledge Code of Conduct to Help Pet Owners Find Trustworthy Care
NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (PRWeb) February 7, 2007 -- Pet owners are finally getting a clearer way to choose their veterinarians, and find trustworthy care. (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 07:01:00 GMT)

More Entrepreneurs are Starting Their own Businesses in the Booming Pet Industry than Ever Before
The pet industry is exploding because the Baby Boomers are spending excess cash on pets to fill their empty nest syndrome. Entrepreneurs across North America are taking advantage of the endless opportunities available to them in the booming pet industry. Dog daycares, dog spas, and dog walking services are starting up all over and taking this industry by storm. (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 07:01:00 GMT)

More Entrepreneurs are Starting Their own Businesses in the Booming Pet Industry than Ever Before
The pet industry is exploding because the Baby Boomers are spending excess cash on pets to fill their empty nest syndrome. Entrepreneurs across North America are taking advantage of the endless opportunities available to them in the booming pet industry. Dog daycares, dog spas, and dog walking services are starting up all over and taking this industry by storm. (PRWeb Feb 7, 2007) Post ... (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 08:18:32 GMT)

Veterinarians Around Nation Join Protect the Pets™, Pledge Code of Conduct to Help Pet Owners Find Trustworthy Care
Pet owners are finally getting a clearer way to choose their veterinarians, and find trustworthy care. Thirty two veterinarians around then nation have joined as pioneer Protect the Pets™ members, pledging to practice to the organization's Code of Conduct and helping pet owners identify safe, ethical pet care that values pets over profits. (PRWeb Feb 7, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: ... (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 08:26:18 GMT)

How to remove pet stains from hardwood
QUESTION: How can we remove a dark pet stain from a hardwood floor? (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 09:30:03 GMT)

Rise In UK Pet Friendly Holidays
Internet searches for pet friendly accommodation have been rising according to UK internet marketing and hotel websites business iknow-uk.. Wednesday 07 February 2007 (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 09:35:44 GMT)

Are Pet Owners Less Healthy?
Working-age pet owners tend to be more overweight ? and slightly less healthy ? than their pet-free peers, a Finnish study finds. (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 19:00:05 GMT)

PET PEEVES, LLC Partners with GOFFA International Corp. to Launch Amusement Park Plush Toys
LOS ANGELES----PET PEEVES, LLC and GOFFA International Corp. have partnered to launch an innovative new line of plush toys that will excite the amusement park industry. The plush toys convert many everyday irritations and funny social/personal interactions into a positive emotional experience while allowing people to vent and laugh. (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 20:18:00 GMT)

Central Garden & Pet Announces First Quarter Results and Revises Fiscal 2007 Guidance
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.----Central Garden & Pet Company today announced results for its first quarter ended December 30, 2006. (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 21:01:00 GMT)

2 accused of swiping puppy from pet store
A Scottsdale couple was arrested on suspicion of stealing a $900 Japanese puppy from a local pet store, police said Wednesday. (Wed, 07 Feb 2007 23:09:13 GMT)

Artest Blames Pet-Sitter For Animal Abuse Allegations
Sacramento Kings star Ron Artest spoke out Wednesday about allegations of animal abuse he faces, blaming the problem on someone he hired to feed his dogs while he is away on road trips with his team. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 01:27:58 GMT)

Pet-snatchers get caught
A man and a woman were arrested on Wednesday, suspected of puppy-napping. Cops say the pair was targeting several pet stores in Scottsdale, look... A lawyer for Mike Tyson said Wednesday the former heavyweight champion has checked himself into an in-patient treatment program for "variou... (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 02:38:19 GMT)

Pet control
THOMASVILLE — Pet owners who have been unable to afford to spay or neuter their animals have the opportunity to do so this month. February is SPAY USA month, a time when veterinarians offer spay and neutering procedures at reduced costs. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 04:45:34 GMT)

Sick dog stolen, owner worried for pet's life
SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -- The owner of a sick dog is worried for her pet's life after the animal is stolen when her home is burglarized. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 04:47:59 GMT)

3:32 p.m. - Sterilize your pet at clinic
3:32 pm, February 8 — Guam Animals In Need is holding a pet sterilization clinic through February 10 at 238 Marine Corps Drive, next to Feathers ‘N’ Fins. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 05:52:02 GMT)

Pet-Friendlier
FARMINGTON -- The Davis County Animal Shelter is taking steps to improve services by increasing its revenue and extending pet adoption hours. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 07:53:40 GMT)

7:25 p.m. - Show your pet you love them with valentines at GPO this Saturday
7:25 pm, February 8 — Guam Animals In Need and students in the club Paws-4-Life at Saint John’s School will be promoting Love Your Pet from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday, February 10, at Guam Premier Outlets in Tamuning. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 09:36:51 GMT)

Bandai America's New Tamagotchi(R) ''Virtual Pet'' Toy Lets Kids Live the Tamagotchi Life 24/7
Bandai America Incorporated, a leader in introducing hot Japanese toy trends to the U.S. marketplace, is calling on fans to “ live the Tamagotchi life †24/7 with the new Tamagotchi Connection V4. As the most technologically advanced version of the world ' s first and top selling “ virtual pet †tech toy, kids can interact with their Tamagotchi character through every stage of life including ... (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 11:16:56 GMT)

Spay Day targets low-income pet owners
RALEIGH -- Pet owners in Wake County who want to spay or neuter their pet, but don't have the money for the surgery, can get help. The Wake County Animal Care, Control and Adoption Center’s Spay Day Event is coming up. Vets will perform the surgeries on February 26th, 27th and 28th. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 15:53:43 GMT)

Tech Bites: Robot pet not ready to come out and play
Like this article? It's taking Pleo the dinosaur longer to hatch than expected. Pleo is an interactive robot pet being developed by Ugobe, a robotics company. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 17:00:13 GMT)

Pet dog credited with alerting pair about house fire
A city family is crediting their pet dog for alerting relatives of a fire in the home Tuesday morning. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 19:03:53 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This female Labrador retriever mix is available for adoption at the Veterinary Treatment Facility. Several family-friendly pets are available for adoption at the VTF. Every pet adopted will be vaccinated, microchipped, fecal checked, and heartworm or feline leukemia tested. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 19:48:28 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. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 20:05:42 GMT)

Was Hilton's pet switched?
PARIS Hilton's Chihuahua Tinkerbell is an impostor, it has been claimed. The hotel heiress's favourite pet - who she was once inseparable from - has apparently disappeared in 2004 and has rarely been seen since. (Thu, 08 Feb 2007 20:09:34 GMT)

Wolves suspected of hurting pet dog
ASHTON - The Idaho Fish and Game Department has investigated an incident north of Ashton involving a family's pet dogs and wolves. One dog was injured, and an examination by a veterinarian showed puncture wounds that were likely from a wolf. Another of the family's pet dogs is missing. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 01:34:44 GMT)

Bothell home destroyed in fire; pet turtles found safe
Bothell home destroyed in fire; pet turtles found safe About $550,000 damage was done in a fire that broke out Wednesday night and destroyed... (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 02:20:41 GMT)

1:05 p.m. - Tomorrow is last day to have your pet sterilized
1:05 pm, February 9 — Guam Animals In Need is holding a pet sterilization clinic through February 10 at 238 Marine Corps Drive, next to Feathers ‘N’ Fins. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 03:07:10 GMT)

Pet of the week
Pet: Meet Floppy, a 2-year-old Plott Hound/Chow Chow mix. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 07:33:19 GMT)

Paying tribute to a pet
Tom and Leslie Allen, both animal lovers themselves, have buried or cremated thousands of pets since buying Family Pet Memorial Gardens, north of Spokane near Colbert, in 1980—dogs, cats, horses, parakeets, rabbits, pigs, and even rats. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 08:23:49 GMT)

Wolves suspected of hurting pet dog
ASHTON - The Idaho Fish and Game Department has investigated an incident north of Ashton involving a family's pet dogs and wolves. One dog was injured, and an examination by a veterinarian showed puncture wounds that were likely from a wolf. Another of the family's pet dogs is missing. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 10:19:57 GMT)

Save-A-Pet a safe haven for homeless animals
Aster, a dog at Save-A-Pet in Grayslake, died on November 5. He died without a home to call his own. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 10:23:50 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This female Labrador retriever mix is available for adoption at the Veterinary Treatment Facility. Several family-friendly pets are available for adoption at the VTF. Every pet adopted will be vaccinated, microchipped, fecal checked, and heartworm or feline leukemia tested. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 15:03:45 GMT)

Family Pet Prime Suspect In Missing Ring
One local family learned the culprit responsible for a missing diamond ring was a four-legged furry friend. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 19:32:03 GMT)

Bleach kills fish at pet store; parakeet poisoning attempted
MILLVILLE — A local pet store reported fish were killed when someone poured bleach into fish tanks, police reported Friday. The incident occurred last Sunday at Zoos Pet Store in the Cumberland Crossing shopping center, and it might have been worse. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 22:23:33 GMT)

More firefighters are carrying pet
MONROE -- Fire helmet? Check. Gloves? Check. Axe? Check. Pet oxygen masks? Check. Increasingly, little oxygen masks for pets are becoming standard equipment for firefighters. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 22:36:56 GMT)

Barkus Pet Parade
Barkus Pet Parade: 1 p.m. at Menard and Allen streets. Free. 314-771-5110 or www.mardigrasinc.org The annual Barkus Pet Parade is expected to attract about 10,000 dogs, a few cats and perhaps a goat or two — all dolled up in silly outfits. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 23:20:31 GMT)

Is your pet disaster ready?
Pets are like family members and when disaster strikes they have needs too. Find out what you need to keep your pet safe during an emergency. (Fri, 09 Feb 2007 23:48:28 GMT)

A Pet Funeral Home and Crematory In East Texas
It's a trend that's spreading across the nation. After losing a pet what are you to do with its remains? Some choose to bury it, others let their vet's dispose of the animal. An East Texas business provides a place for pet lovers to say goodbye in a compassionate way. (Sat, 10 Feb 2007 00:59:43 GMT)

11:45 a.m. - Treat your pet to a valentine today at GPO
11:45 am, February 10 — Guam Animals In Need and students in the club Paws-4-Life at Saint John’s School will be promoting Love Your Pet from 11 am to 1 pm today at Guam Premier Outlets in Tamuning. (Sat, 10 Feb 2007 02:06:50 GMT)

Bleach Used To Poison Pet Store's More-Expensive Fish
The owner of Zoos Pet Center in Millville says someone deliberately poured bleach into some of the fish tanks and drinking water bowls for parakeets. (Sat, 10 Feb 2007 04:44:49 GMT)

Barkus Pet Parade will trot through Soulard
To the four official contest criteria at Sunday's Barkus Pet Parade, celebrity judge Sherman George has added one of his own: Don't bite. (Sat, 10 Feb 2007 05:18:49 GMT)

Pet store finds bleach in fish tanks
MILLVILLE -- A North 2nd Street pet store lost $2,500 worth of saltwater fish after bleach was believed to have been poured into their tanks. (Sat, 10 Feb 2007 05:29:50 GMT)

Pet boarding services boom
With the Spring Festival just around the corner, the pet-care industry is booming in Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Sat, 10 Feb 2007 07:21:56 GMT)

Pet of the day
Pudding, a 2-year-old female, Shepard mix dog, is the featured pet of the day for the Humane Society of South Mississippi, 2615 U.S. 49, Gulfport. For details about adopting a pet, call 863-3354 or check out www.hssm.org. All animals adopted through HSSM are spayed/neutered, given shots and are microchipped. Other pets are also available at the Waveland Animal Shelter, 322 Gulfside St., Waveland, ... (Sat, 10 Feb 2007 09:18:13 GMT)

A tale of two businesses: Pet store owner buys the business next door
MARION - When she returned from vacation in July 2005, Linda Hooker, owner of Fish Tales Pet Shop, she had a surprise waiting for her at her store. (Sat, 10 Feb 2007 17:19:53 GMT)

Barkus Pet Parade will trot through Soulard
To the four official contest criteria at Sunday’s Barkus Pet Parade, celebrity judge Sherman George has added one of his own: Don’t bite. “I’m going to pick the dogs that are nice to me,” joked George, chief of the St. Louis Fire Department. “I don’t want them showing their teeth. (Sat, 10 Feb 2007 23:35:48 GMT)

Suffering slow lorises saved from pet shop
KUALA LUMPUR: Help came fast for seven slow lorises, which were found during a raid on a pet shop in Bandar Puteri Permai, Seri Kembangan, on Thursday. (Sun, 11 Feb 2007 00:57:14 GMT)

A tale of two businesses: Pet store owner buys the business next door
MARION - When she returned from vacation in July 2005, Linda Hooker, owner of Fish Tales Pet Shop, she had a surprise waiting for her at her store. (Sun, 11 Feb 2007 07:19:53 GMT)

Open house set for Adopt-A-Pet's new Fenton home
Adopt-A-Pet of Fenton is accustomed to finding new homes for dogs and cats in need of a loving family. Now this privately funded local organization has found a new home for itself, making a move from its former location in downtown Fenton to its spacious new rural setting at 13575 Fenton Road. (Sun, 11 Feb 2007 08:01:46 GMT)

PET EXPO SOARS HIGH
During the Ultimate Air Dog competition at the Super Pet Expo at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, dogs tried to make their longest leaps off a deck and into a pool of water. Above, Rebel goes airborne making a 16-foot-9-inch leap. (Sun, 11 Feb 2007 09:29:54 GMT)

Pet projects
The red carpet was rolled out. Lights lined the runway. Ten finalists paced, strutted and wiggled their backsides. Because, doggone it, they all wanted to be winners of the Alaska Pet Idol contest. (Sun, 11 Feb 2007 12:54:37 GMT)

Video: Pet of the Week
We have posted new streaming video of this week's "Pet of the Week." Click on the link on the right to view the kitten looking for a new home. We post video of a new "Pet of the Week" each Sunday on MansfieldNewsJournal.com. (Sun, 11 Feb 2007 13:19:39 GMT)

Healing paws: Pet therapy encourages, teaches, leads to recovery
LAWRECEVILLE — When Cindy Flanary gets ready for a day of volunteer pet therapy, her Labrador-Chow mix, Kokee, and Ruby, a Shih Tzu mix, race to the garage door and are ready to work. Flanary said the faithful pets know they’re going to cheer someone up. (Sun, 11 Feb 2007 13:47:56 GMT)

DOES YOUR PET HAVE THE LOOK?
Think your parakeet has panache? Is your Doberman dashing? Or is your hamster a real ham? Pet owners who think they have the picture-perfect pet are invited to enter the fourth annual Asbury Park Press Battle of the Pet Photographers Contest, which kicks off today. "Last year, there were more than 2,600 entries," said Dee Panigrosso, promotions director at the Press. "It really is a popular ... (Sun, 11 Feb 2007 15:25:55 GMT)

A closed eye means trouble for your pet
How can a barely visible, little itty-bitty, growth on a pet's upper eyelid margin be quite serious yet there be no problem caused by an obnoxious hideous looking wart type growth elsewhere on the lid? It's the third eyelid! And no, I'm not making this up. (Sun, 11 Feb 2007 22:03:35 GMT)

Do your homework when adopting a pet
Spring is a great time to adopt a pet! But before you welcome a new animal to your household, there are serious conditions to consider. Key questions could save potential pet owners heartache and money. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 00:06:31 GMT)

Humane Society campaign targets Hispanic pet owners
The Arizona Humane Society is running public service announcements in Spanish to spotlight animal cruelty, responsible pet ownership and the importance of spaying and neutering. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 06:02:03 GMT)

Export Sales of Pet Products in China Continue To Increase In both Value and Volume at an Approximate Annual Rate of ...
DUBLIN, Ireland----Research and Markets has announced the addition of China Sourcing Report: Pet Products to their offering. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 14:04:00 GMT)

A tale of two businesses: Pet store owner buys the business next door
MARION - When she returned from vacation in July 2005, Linda Hooker, owner of Fish Tales Pet Shop, she had a surprise waiting for her at her store. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 14:19:53 GMT)

Exotic pet startles Calif. investigators
An exotic animal with a long snout, bear-like claws and a tail like a raccoon scared the heck out of some narcotics investigators searching a home for drugs. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 15:19:31 GMT)

Before adopting a pet
n Ask everyone in the family to describe his or her perfect pet. Discuss likes and dislikes. Because a pet that you adopt will become part of the family, it is important that all family members want to bring the pet home. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 15:27:16 GMT)

County pet licenses due soon
The deadline for pet licenses in Pottawattamie County are due by Wednesday. Licenses filed after the deadline will include an extra $10 fine. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 17:41:37 GMT)

Pet cemetery special in El Paso
(10:16 a.m.) The pet cemetery just west of Zaragosa Road, at 8692 North Loop Road, may be the only one in El Paso. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 18:35:20 GMT)

Lawsuit over pet's shooting tests the bounds of family ties
Maxie's death struck the Col baths hard. To them, the 8-year-old Labrador and golden retriever mix was a member of the family. She even had her own Christmas stock ing. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 21:41:18 GMT)

Stolen Dogs and Broken Hearts: Learn How to Protect Your Pet This Valentine's Day
February 14th of every year, Last Chance for Animals, a national, non-profit animal rights organization, raises public awareness of a threatening epidemic -- pet theft. (Mon, 12 Feb 2007 23:56:00 GMT)

Local Pet Rescues Push for Pet Owner Awareness
If you lose a pet, do you now where to look for it? Local pet rescues have a feeling there is some owner confusion standing in the way of saving lost animals. (Tue, 13 Feb 2007 00:03:13 GMT)

Pet Briefs
Low-cost pet services; Spay, neuter help; Pet location assistance; Wellness event (Tue, 13 Feb 2007 01:15:46 GMT)

Pet rat passes disease to Tumwater veterinarian
A veterinarian is recovering from a serious disease that usually targets dogs and cats. In this a family's pet rat passed along the disease.Disease can be deadly (Tue, 13 Feb 2007 01:46:29 GMT)

Dothan pet store catches fire
DOTHAN, Ala. A fire this morning forced the evacuation of a Dothan pet store and the death of nine animals, but just a few hours later the store was open again for... (Tue, 13 Feb 2007 02:49:44 GMT)

Dothan pet store catches fire
A Monday morning fire forced the evacuation of a Dothan pet store and the death of nine animals, but just a few hours later the store was open again for ... (Tue, 13 Feb 2007 03:57:44 GMT)

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