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A grave matter: Condos planned atop pet cemetery
Will the owners of Trampy, Bootsie, Feathers and Pepe please report to Paradise Pet Ranch and ... bring a shovel? (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 05:08:15 GMT)

Pet of the week
Pet: Meet Ace, a 2-year-old terrier/Akita mix. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 07:32:49 GMT)

Pet shop rises from the ashes
Glass tanks at Little Amazon Fish & Pet are once again filled with fish, lizards and snakes, and shelves are stacked with new supplies... (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 08:19:05 GMT)

Pet screening among events today in Central Louisiana
Pets and People pet screening is among activities scheduled today in Central Louisiana. The pet screening begins at 6:30 p.m. today in The Rapides Foundation Building on Third Street in downtown Alexandria. Pets must be current on vaccinations. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 09:02:59 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. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 09:38:01 GMT)

Pet photos welcomed
The Green Bay Press-Gazette is posting galleries of pet photos submitted by readers. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 10:11:14 GMT)

Couple's pet project is their business, too
Pet stores have a special meaning for Aaron and Sheri Weisberg. They met in one. Years ago, a mutual friend urged Sheri to buy products at an Ohio pet store where Aaron was the manager. They ended up talking for hours. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 10:53:52 GMT)

Pet store chain's WNY equine operations to close
BROCKPORT, N.Y. More than 250 jobs will be affected when the nation's largest pet store chain closes its equine operations in western New York. PetSmart is getting... (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 13:19:43 GMT)

Pet food drive runs through March
Goin' Postal Boise will celebrate "Pet Appreciation Month" by hosting a drive to benefit the Idaho Humane Society all month. The store is located at 5212 W. Franklin Road in the Fred Meyer Shopping Center. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 13:46:44 GMT)

Pet store chain's WNY equine operations to close
BROCKPORT, N.Y. More than 250 jobs will be affected when the nation's largest pet store chain closes its equine operations in western New York. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 14:07:59 GMT)

Blaze Hits Loomis Pet Boarding Business
Several dogs are feared dead after a fire ripped through a pet boarding business in Loomis early Thursday, fire officials said. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 14:39:33 GMT)

Pet store chain's WNY equine operations to close
More than 250 jobs will be affected when the nation's largest pet store chain closes its equine operations in western New York. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 16:18:18 GMT)

Photo Gallery: Readers' pet photos
Our latest Readers' Pet Photos gallery is online. Click the links at right to view it and the previous gallery. Click here to submit your photos for next week's gallery. Please use "Pet" in the subject line. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 16:45:24 GMT)

Humane society seeks pet oxygen masks
CEDARBURG - A piece of rescue equipment soon to become standard on area fire trucks shows the elevated status of the family pet. The Ozaukee Humane Society is currently raising money to outfit every firehouse in the county with pet oxygen masks. (Thu, 01 Mar 2007 20:17:58 GMT)

Losing a Pet; Ways to Cope
Christine Webb - Your pets become a member of your family so, just like when a family member or friend passes away, people grieve too, when a pet passes on. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 00:39:30 GMT)

Pet cemetery at end of its leash
Will the owners of Trampy, Bootsie, Feathers and Pepe please report to Paradise Pet Ranch and . . . bring a shovel? (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 08:20:18 GMT)

Pet calendar
Tell pet-lover Mary Lendzion about your pet events. Call 313-222-2144; e-mail mlendzion@freepress.com; fax 313-222-5985, or write Mary Lendzion, Detroit Free Press, 600 W. Fort, 48226. Visit www.freep.com/calendar to see even more pet events. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 08:42:57 GMT)

The Pet Clinic welcomes new vet
Dr. Chicory Eddy has joined the staff of The Pet Clinic on State Street. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 11:15:05 GMT)

Thieves Steal Birds From Pet Shop
LANCASTER, Pa. -- A local pet shop is looking for two stolen birds. The first bird, a yellow-sided conure, disappeared Tuesday while workers were cleaning cages. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 14:14:45 GMT)

Vallejo Petco holds spring pet fashion show Saturday
Fido fashions will be featured Saturday when Vallejo's Petco store holds its first spring pet fashion show, a store manager said Friday. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 14:51:04 GMT)

Central Garden & Pet Company Wins Nine ''New Product Awards'' at the 2007 Global Pet Expo
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.----Central Garden & Pet Company today announced that it won nine out of a possible 33 new product awards, including five Best In Show awards at the 2007 Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida, presented jointly by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association and the Pet Industry Distributors Association . (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 17:06:00 GMT)

EU Renews Anti-Dumping Duties On PET Plastic Imports -Indus
BRUSSELS -(Dow Jones)- The European Union has renewed anti-dumping duties on some imports of PET plastics used to make soft drinks bottles, the plastics industry said Monday. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 17:08:40 GMT)

Learning first aid and CPR for your pet
The pet first aid and CPR course, sponsored by Payson Parks and Recreation, provided participants with the ability to give immediate, temporary care to their pets in case of emergency. A trip to the veterinarian is the normal follow-up. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 19:35:48 GMT)

'Spring' a pet from Council Bluffs Animal Shelter
Even though it doesn't look much like spring outside, we're encouraging you to Spring A Pet from the Council Bluffs Animal Shelter, 2821 S. 15th St., and make your family complete. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 20:40:23 GMT)

New Eukanuba Customized Pet Nutrition Helps Bring Out the Magnificence in Your Dog
It comes as no surprise to pet owners: different dogs have different needs. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 22:51:00 GMT)

Salt And Your Pet
While its not life-threatening the salt you use to melt the ice on your property can harm your pet. (Fri, 02 Mar 2007 22:58:27 GMT)

Second Annual Pet Remembrance Candle Lighting in Memory of All Pets on March 5, 2007
The Nikki Hospice Foundation for Pets and The Benicia Vallejo Humane Society are launching the Second Annual Pet Remembrance Candle Lighting to honor the memory of all lost pets. (PRWeb Mar 3, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/zingpr.php/SW5zZS1QaWdnLVBpZ2ctU3VtbS1NYWduLVplcm8= (Sat, 03 Mar 2007 08:11:47 GMT)

Pet of the Week
There are many benefits to both having a young pet like Brandy in your family. She is 14 months old and can help you decrease your blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels and reduce feelings of loneliness. (Sat, 03 Mar 2007 08:18:12 GMT)

Pet first aid classes
The American Red Cross is offering a Pet First Aid class from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 10 at 1545 N. West Bypass. (Sat, 03 Mar 2007 09:12:44 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, 5404 Ygnacio Valley Road, Clayton; cats. (Sat, 03 Mar 2007 11:21:33 GMT)

Pet Fair Starts Today At Orlando Science Center
The Orlando Science Center is adding animals to the mix this weekend. (Sat, 03 Mar 2007 17:23:14 GMT)

Pet owners gladly pay for veterinary insurance
NEW YORK — When Merlin was diagnosed last year with a rare form of lymphosarcoma in her lungs, Christine Mazzucca knew the vet bills for her beloved cat would be huge. (Sat, 03 Mar 2007 19:04:41 GMT)

Pet Fair Continues Sunday
They call it pooch mania, but it's really the Orlando Science Center's 40th annual Pet Fair.  (Sun, 04 Mar 2007 02:51:04 GMT)

Pet Adoption
Pet Adoption Store Opened in the Coronado Mall (Sun, 04 Mar 2007 02:58:49 GMT)

Boise pet food drive runs through March
Goin' Postal Boise will celebrate Pet Appreciation Month by hosting a drive to benefit the Idaho Humane Society all month. The store is located at 5212 W. Franklin Road in the Fred Meyer Shopping Center. (Sun, 04 Mar 2007 07:17:34 GMT)

Pet shop fire kills birds, other animals
An apparently accidental fire at a pet shop Friday night left an undetermined number of animals dead, but others were saved, firefighters said. (Sun, 04 Mar 2007 09:08:34 GMT)

Pet of the week
Boo is a 6-month-old Husky mix who was found on Fort Bliss and brought to the Humane Society to be placed for adoption. She is a friendly, exuberant girl with lots of energy! Boo would like an active owner who can give her lots of attention and exercise. (Sun, 04 Mar 2007 16:27:12 GMT)

East Texas county ponders pet wild things
While more than 70 percent of Texas counties prohibit keeping dangerous wild animals as pets, Kaufman County is among the few in the state that lets its 89,000 residents keep a giraffe or bear with the right paperwork. (Sun, 04 Mar 2007 17:20:26 GMT)

Irresponsible pet owner will be fined
Question -- This is about an irresponsible pet owner. A woman in Evans who has pit bulls attacked our cat, Sam, who was sleeping on our back porch. He later had to be euthanized. Then, a week later, the woman let them get out again, and they killed another neighbor's cat. We do not blame the dogs. (Sun, 04 Mar 2007 23:58:19 GMT)

News Analysis: It’s Pork. It’s a Pet Project. It’s a Christmas Tree.
State legislators in New Jersey and New York are taking steps to shed more light on murky spending practices. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 03:58:38 GMT)

Puppy, buried alive, highlights pet abuse in Chile
One recent summer's day, Ruth Moreno and her family were out walking in northern Chile when they came across an animal's snout sticking out of the ground, desperately sniffing for air. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 05:25:14 GMT)

Three on Your Side: Pet Paradise Cemetery
The final resting place for pets in the Metro Jackson area is an unkept burial ground. The deplorable condition of Pet Paradise Cemetery in West Jackson has a former Jackson radio personality speaking out. She called Three on Your Side for help. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 05:25:43 GMT)

Adoption day a pet store hit
A sad reality plays itself out when there are dogs looking to be adopted — as was the case at the new Petco store in Mankato Sunday — and one of them happens to be a puppy. In this case, a puppy named Bess. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 05:48:52 GMT)

Pet Lover Makes Pet Beds & Car Seats at the Request of Her Dog
Bedpals™, colorful new pet beds and car seats for pets, receives the Choice Award from Pet Product News. (PRWeb Mar 5, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/UGlnZy1IYWxmLUhhbGYtU3VtbS1NYWduLVplcm8= (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 08:30:38 GMT)

Will having a pet teach my son responsibility?
Q: My child wants a pet. He is 9 years old and somewhat responsible. Will this make him more responsible, or should I wait until he consistently follows through on things? What are good pets for his age and how do we encourage him to care for and train a pet if we get one? (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 08:36:29 GMT)

Neighborhood Disputes Drive Pet Store Out of Solano Area
A North Berkeley pet adoption store will move this June after failing to reach a compromise with local residents and city officials about the appropriate use of the store. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 09:01:59 GMT)

Submit your pet picture
The Green Bay Press-Gazette is posting galleries of pet photos submitted by readers. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 10:09:44 GMT)

Friday fire damages Gautier pet store
GAUTIER -- Paula Vassey said she did not have to ask for help before people started arriving to her fire-damaged pet shop to clean up the mess from a Friday night blaze. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 11:35:25 GMT)

Pricey Pooch Stolen From Pet Store
A group of women stole a dog worth thousands of dollars from a pet store during work hours on Saturday afternoon, employees said. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 14:58:30 GMT)

Pricey Pooch Stolen From Pet Store
Petland employees say three women stole a dog worth thousands of dollars from a pet store on Saturday afternoon. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 15:13:20 GMT)

Mobile BIS to Provide Mobility Software to Valley Pet Cemetery and Crematory
LOS ANGELES----Mobile BIS, a developer of software applications for handheld mobile devices, today announced an agreement with Valley Pet Cemetery and Crematory, of Williamsport, Maryland, to automate the mobile operations of its pet crematories. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 16:00:00 GMT)

Pet sitter offers range of services, care
NORTH ADAMS — Pet Minders, owned and operated by Christa Abel of North Adams, has been offering pet sitting in the Northern Berkshire area and Southern Vermont for three years. Abel and her husband, Garrett Lechowski, have three cats and three dogs of their own. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 17:15:14 GMT)

Local Woman Warns About Lost Pet Scam
A Vancouver woman issued a warning about a cruel scheme called the Lost Pet Scam, involving the Internet and Western Union. April Shanahan’s cat, Forrest, has been missing for three months. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 18:22:15 GMT)

Basement Jaxx, Pet Shop Boys Remix Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono has assembled another impressive guest list to follow up her Yes, I'm a Witch reinvention album. Basement Jaxx, Pet Shop Boys, and Felix Da Housecat all contribute to remix disc Open Your Box , which Astralwerks will release April 24. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 18:52:55 GMT)

Keep your pet up-to-date
Like much of technology, your dog or cat must be updated every year. It is required throughout the county to license your pet, but luckily it is a fairly painless process. It requires a small fee and proof of rabies vaccination. (Mon, 05 Mar 2007 21:21:53 GMT)

Stolen Puppy Returned to SA Pet Store
A high-priced puppy that was dognapped is back at the pet store tonight. But the three teenage girls who swiped him are still out there. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 05:42:26 GMT)

Dog's (and cat's) Best Friend Pet-lover coordinates volunteers at Animal Control shelter
FREDERICK -- Shawn Snyder grew up with pets, and he's now surrounded by pet people. Snyder is the new volunteer coordinator for Frederick County Animal Control. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 07:03:21 GMT)

Dogs' owner sought after man, pet attacked
A local animal shelter is asking for the public's help in finding the owner of two pit bulls after one of the animals attacked a man and his pet dog in York City on Tuesday. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 09:00:13 GMT)

Dogs' owners sought after man, pet attacked
A local animal shelter is asking for the public's help in finding the owner of two scarred pit bulls after one of the pits attacked a man and his pet dog in York City on Tuesday. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 09:01:51 GMT)

Store sells quality pet food online
A Reno business is helping people who place quality pet food as a high priority by offering delivery with online ordering. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 09:58:50 GMT)

Post your pet pics
The Green Bay Press-Gazette is posting galleries of pet photos submitted by readers. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 10:09:33 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into New Jersey's Central Morris County
FETCH! Pet Care, America's largest and most sophisticated pet care franchise offering professional pet sitting and dog walking services, today announced it has launched a new location in New Jersey's Central Morris County region to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. This new franchise marks the 65th FETCH! Pet Care location that, in aggregate, now service over 1,000 ... (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 12:30:00 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into Illinois' South Chicago Suburbs
FETCH! Pet Care, America's largest and most sophisticated pet care franchise offering professional pet sitting and dog walking services, today announced it has launched a new location in Illinois' South Chicago Suburbs region to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. This new franchise marks the 66th FETCH! Pet Care location that, in aggregate, now service over 1,000 cities ... (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 13:30:00 GMT)

Positron Subsidiary Seeks Patents On Radiation Detection Technologies For PET Scanners, Homeland Security Devices
Positron Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) medical devices, announced recently that through its subsidiary developed intellectual property in the field of solid state photo detection and its applications (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 13:43:46 GMT)

A pet visit milestone for Ogden resident
Florence Nimmo of Ogden, left, recently made her 100th pet visit to a Boone County nursing home on behalf of the Boone Area Humane Society. Her first such visit was to Ogden Manor in 1989 and she returned there to post her century visit. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 15:43:54 GMT)

How to find a lost pet
Being a loving and devoted pet owner, it recently came to my attention that owners are not certain of what to do when they lose their pets. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 15:49:08 GMT)

Pet Ecology Brands, Inc. Enters Into an Agreement With Tricon Holdings, LLC and Texas Atlantic Capital Partners, LLC
Pet Ecology Brands, Inc.'s (www.petecology.com) CEO and President, Ralph J. Steckel, announces today that PECB has entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement that provides for Tricon Holdings, LLC and Texas Atlantic Capital Partners, LLC, in consideration of a substantial capital contribution to jointly purchase controlling interest in PECB subject to certain conditions including a resolution of ... (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 17:22:00 GMT)

Healthy Pet Adds Six New Veterinary Hospitals to Its Portfolio in New England
Continuing a period of strong purchase activity, Healthy Pet is pleased to announce that it has acquired six veterinary hospitals in the New England area over the last several months. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 19:42:00 GMT)

Donors answer call for pet oxygen masks
CEDARBURG - Less than a day after the Ozaukee Humane Society asked through a newspaper article for donations to buy pet oxygen masks, Port Washington State Bank offered to buy all 15 needed. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 20:18:05 GMT)

Kids of all kinds enjoy 'Pet Day' at Head Start
It was hard to tell which of the kids was having the most fun. Was it the four-legged kids or the two-legged kids? From the looks of it, it was a draw with the two-legged kids holding a slight edge. "Pet Day" at the Garland County Head Start Center on Highway 7 North, was special and each of the center's children brought a stuffed animal from home. (Tue, 06 Mar 2007 22:30:54 GMT)

PET Imaging Identifies Aggressive Kidney Cancers that Require Surgery
A newly published study demonstrates that imaging with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) using a radiolabeled antibody accurately identifies whether a patient has clear cell renal carcinoma - the most common and aggressive type of renal tumor - and arms the urologist with crucial information that will help determine whether surgery is needed. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 00:20:59 GMT)

Pet cremation topic of session in Dover
DOVER The public is invited to attend an information session on pet cremation at 7 p.m. at the Geib Center at 5600 N. Wooster Ave. The discussion is presented by the Tuscarawas Valley Kennel Club and will feature guest speaker Ann Geib-Hanner. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 08:32:18 GMT)

Pet photo showdown looms
Randy, Simon, and Paula have nothing on the judges of the 2007 Asbury Park Press Battle of the Pet Photographers. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 09:45:50 GMT)

Plans Take Bite Out of Pet Bills
Pets can be worth a lot to residents of the Santa Clarita Valley. With treatment ranging from an exam at $32 to a hip or knee surgery going into the thousands of dollars, there are reasons for pet owners to be concerned. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 09:52:12 GMT)

Pet, meet new baby
Pets need time to adjust to a new baby, so it's important to prepare your four-legged friend for your new bundle. Here are some tips: *Have your partner or friend bring something home from the hospital with the baby's scent, such as a blanket, and let the pet investigate before you return home. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 10:20:39 GMT)

Pet of the week
uld probably do best with a family of adults because kids make him a bit nervous. Scruffy is a big terrier, very fluffy and even cuter in person. He is available through Homeward Bound Dog Rescue and will be at Benson's Pet Center, 197 Wolf Road, Colonie, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 10:20:59 GMT)

China district orders pet dogs killed
All pet dogs will be killed in a district of the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing as part of an anti-rabies campaign, the government said. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 13:01:39 GMT)

Officials order pet dogs killed in southwestern China
HONG KONG - All pet dogs will be killed in a district of the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing as part of an anti-rabies campaign, the government said. Residents of the city's Wanzhou district... (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 13:43:08 GMT)

PET Scan Helps Spot Aggressive Kidney Cancers
WEDNESDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) -- Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging can identify an aggressive form of kidney cancer and may eliminate the need for biopsy in some patients, U.S. researchers report. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 14:01:39 GMT)

Health and Services Drive Pet Industry Sales
GREENWICH, Conn.----A strong desire to protect the health of our pets and a surge in services is driving one of the country's fastest growing industries. New figures released by The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association forecast pet industry spending to top $40 billion. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 14:15:00 GMT)

PET Scan Helps Spot Aggressive Kidney Cancers
WEDNESDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) -- Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging can identify an aggressive form of kidney cancer and may eliminate the need for biopsy in some... (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 14:35:02 GMT)

Vacaville offers class on pet first aid, CPR
Do you know what to do if your pet is injured or sick? The city of Vacaville's Community Services Department is offering a Pet First Aid & CPR course on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 15:12:39 GMT)

Pet food offered for spaying or neutering pets
Society for the Protection of Animals Inc. is offering $50 worth ofpremiumpet food to any resident of Sandusky County who spays or neuters their pet(s) during March or to anyone who adopts a dog from the Sandusky County Dog Pound. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 15:35:51 GMT)

Fond du Lac's Pet Detective
The Fond du Lac Police Department now has an officer devoted to investigating pet neglect complaints. (Wed, 07 Mar 2007 22:30:12 GMT)

VCA Antech Takes A Bite Out Of Pet Medical Market
Americans pamper their pets. They take them wherever they go. They buy them the best food. They even get them holiday gifts. (Thu, 08 Mar 2007 00:00:00 GMT)

Raw Diet for Dogs May Be Harmful to Your Pet
ATLANTA (FOX5) -- Some pet owners claim they've discovered a new diet that's helping their dogs live longer, healthier lives. Many veterinarians say it's a bad idea and suggest you think very hard before you switch your dog to a raw diet. Click video for more information. Amanda Davis reports. (Thu, 08 Mar 2007 00:27:03 GMT)

Pet of the week
Pet: Meet Rosebud, an affectionate 1½ -year-old Beagle/Sheltie mix pup. (Thu, 08 Mar 2007 07:32:58 GMT)

See if your pet could be a potential therapy animal
Find out if your pet has what it takes to become a therapy animal at an introductory meeting Monday. The meeting will explain the qualifications and requirements needed to certify a pet as a therapy animal. (Thu, 08 Mar 2007 17:11:12 GMT)

Man Snatches Pet Puppy From 8-Year-Old Orlando Boy During Walk
Police in Orlando, Fla., are searching for a man who grabbed a pet puppy from an 8-year-old boy and fled in a van, according to a news release. (Thu, 08 Mar 2007 21:16:16 GMT)

Man Snatches Pet Puppy From 8-Year-Old
A man grabs a boy's pet and flees, according to police. (Thu, 08 Mar 2007 23:00:11 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This male mixed-breed dog 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 Mar 2007 23:02:48 GMT)

Pet Warns Vet Of Impending Health Danger
G-No Bianchi is a disabled Vietnam veteran. He says he owes his independence to a nine and a half pound Chihuahua named Bebe. More Local News McKinney Mardi Gras Pet Parade (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 03:37:00 GMT)

PET Imaging Identifies Aggressive Kidney Cancers That Require Surgery
A newly published study demonstrates that imaging with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) using a radiolabeled antibody accurately identifies whether a patient has clear cell renal carcinoma -- the most common and aggressive type of renal tumor -- and arms the urologist with crucial information that will help determine whether surgery is needed. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 05:07:15 GMT)

Pet for adoption
The following pet is available from Georgia Animal Rescue and Defence, 80 Cameron Court, Pembroke, GA 31321. You can view other animals at the shelter at www.gardonline.org/. For appointments and to learn about Georgia Animal Rescue and Defence, call Joy Bohannon at 653-2480. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 06:00:31 GMT)

Pet owners learn emergency pet care techniques
Pet owners attended a first-aid and CPR training class at Greenhill Humane society to learn vital information on how to handle pet emergencies. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 07:25:47 GMT)

Pet of the day
Riley, a 1-year-old male, American Staffordshire/Golden Retriever 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 ... (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 09:33:38 GMT)

6-Foot Pet Alligator Taken From Home
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- A 125-pound pet alligator that had been living in a basement cage is headed to a new home after it was confiscated by the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 13:57:12 GMT)

125 pound pet alligator confiscated from Brattleboro home
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. A 125-pound pet alligator that had been living in a basement cage is headed to a new home after it was confiscated by the Vermont Department of Fish... (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 14:03:31 GMT)

Santa Cruz SPCA Collecting Pet Supplies
Animals without accessories are in need of spare leashes and collars to be distributed to low-income pet owners in Santa Cruz, on Native American reservations in Arizona and in impoverished areas throughout Mexico, the Santa Cruz Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reported. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 17:21:29 GMT)

Central Garden & Pet to Present at Bank of America 2007 Consumer Conference on March 13, 2007
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.----Central Garden & Pet Company announced today that management will present to investors at the Bank of America 2007 Consumer Conference in New York on March 13, 2007. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 19:30:00 GMT)

Chinese town's plan to kill all pet dogs draws U.S. ire
BEIJING -- A U.S. animal rights group condemned a plan to kill all pet dogs in an anti-rabies campaign in a district of the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 19:31:49 GMT)

New tech can keep your pet safe
Keeping a pet safe is a concern for most owners. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 19:41:09 GMT)

125 pound pet alligator confiscated from Brattleboro home
A 125-pound pet alligator that had been living in a basement cage is headed to a new home after it was confiscated by the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 20:46:57 GMT)

Pet alligator confiscated from Vt. home
A 125-pound pet alligator that had been living in a basement cage is headed to a new home after it was confiscated by the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. The 6-foot-4-inch American alligator, estimated to be 17-years old, had been living in the home for seven years. (Fri, 09 Mar 2007 21:58:43 GMT)

Vt. family's 125-pound pet gator taken away
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. - A 125-pound pet alligator that had been living in a basement cage is headed to a new home after it was confiscated by the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. The 6-foot-4-inch... (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 05:07:51 GMT)

Democrats link pet causes to troop plan
CAPITOL HILL Democrats seeking votes for their Iraq-withdrawal plan have stuffed the military funding bill it's in with (b) billions of dollars for domestic pet projects. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 05:30:44 GMT)

New tech can keep your pet safe
Keeping a pet safe is a concern for most owners. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 05:41:35 GMT)

Democrats link pet causes to troop plan
CAPITOL HILL Democrats seeking votes for their Iraq-withdrawal plan have stuffed the military funding bill it's in with (b) billions of dollars for domestic pet... (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 05:48:00 GMT)

Don't surprise dad with a pet
DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: I have been thinking about getting a small dog or cat for my 72-year-old father. Since Mom died a few years ago, he doesn't get out much and I'm worried about him. I think he would enjoy having a pet to take care of and keep him company. I've also read that owning a pet is good for your health. What do you think? -Pet-Loving Pam (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 08:02:43 GMT)

Modern, pampered pet can have plenty of gadgets
The Global Pet Expo is proof that pet owners will buy just about any toy, goody or gadget that suits their furry friend's fancy. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 10:41:53 GMT)

Pit bull attacks pet, can't be pulled away
1. Thursday afternoon, a man hit a pit bull with a baseball bat to protect a neighborhood pet, but it was to no avail. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 11:14:56 GMT)

Democrats link pet causes to troop plan
CAPITOL HILL Democrats seeking votes for their Iraq-withdrawal plan have stuffed the military funding bill it's in with (b) billions of dollars for domestic pet projects. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 11:40:01 GMT)

PETS: Sniffing out pet odors
— Bathe Bowser at home with a deodorizing pet shampoo or at a self-service dog-wash. Take him to the groomer or call a mobile grooming service. — If desired, indulge your dog with a spritz of canine cologne. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 17:08:53 GMT)

Two arrests made after drug raid at pet store
Schenectady police say two men are under arrest after a drug raid at a pet store. Police say they found a large amount of heroine and $2,000 in cash at the Clements Pet Store at 650 Albany Street. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 17:27:26 GMT)

Democrats link pet causes to troop plan
CAPITOL HILL Democrats seeking votes for their Iraq-withdrawal plan have stuffed the military funding bill it's in with (b) billions of dollars for domestic pet projects. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 17:59:42 GMT)

Pet Drugs Are Subject of Safety Fears
By JEFF DONN Authorities and pet owners are beginning to raise serious questions about the safety and effectiveness of animal medicines, mirroring worries over human drugs like the painkiller Vioxx. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 19:14:19 GMT)

Like human meds, pet drugs spawn safety fears
Authorities and pet owners are beginning to raise serious questions about the safety and effectiveness of animal medicines, mirroring worries over human drugs like the painkiller Vioxx. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 20:30:58 GMT)

Chicagoland Family Pet Expo
Tower Show Productions announces the 15th annual Chicagoland Family Pet Expo. (Sat, 10 Mar 2007 22:15:42 GMT)

Democrats link pet causes to troop plan
CAPITOL HILL Democrats seeking votes for their Iraq-withdrawal plan have stuffed the military funding bill it's in with (b) billions of dollars for domestic pet projects. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 00:57:21 GMT)

Pet precautions: New technology provides peace of mind when it comes to animal safety
Keeping a pet safe is a concern for most owners. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 05:11:28 GMT)

Ticks dogging your pet? Here's what to do
They're every pet owner's nightmare: ticks. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 07:13:05 GMT)

Cleaning up, eliminating pet stains
Even for the best house-trained pets, accidents occasionally occur, leading to one of the most frustrating problems for inside-pet owners. Solving the problem involves three phases: finding the accident site, cleaning it effectively, and retraining the pet not to go there. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 07:19:17 GMT)

Finding a lost pet - where to start
It's always sad to see a flyer stapled to a signpost with a picture of a lost Snuggles or Scruffy. Losing a pet can be heartbreaking, and an unsuccessful search even more so. According to the American Humane Association, only about 17 percent of lost dogs and 2 percent of cats ever find their way back from shelters to their original owners. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 08:04:52 GMT)

Removing pet stains on wood floor
How can we remove a dark pet stain from a hardwood floor? -D. Allen (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 08:07:47 GMT)

Homes that are pet friendly
To seal the deal, always negotiate with the party who has the most impact on the buying decision. That's basic sales theory, but in downtown Denver, real estate developers are finding that the party with the most influence may very well be the family pet. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 08:08:33 GMT)

Democrats link pet causes to troop plan
CAPITOL HILL Democrats seeking votes for their Iraq-withdrawal plan have stuffed the military funding bill it's in with (b) billions of dollars for domestic pet projects. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 10:15:47 GMT)

Democrats link pet causes to troop plan
CAPITOL HILL Democrats seeking votes for their Iraq-withdrawal plan have stuffed the military funding bill it's in with (b) billions of dollars for domestic pet projects. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 10:15:47 GMT)

Pet drugs are subject of safety fears
Authorities and pet owners are beginning to raise serious questions about the safety and effectiveness of animal medicines, mirroring worries over human drugs like the painkiller Vioxx. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 11:11:58 GMT)

Pet precautions: New technology provides peace of mind when it comes to animal safety
Keeping a pet safe is a concern for most owners. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 12:26:48 GMT)

125 Pound Pet Gator Confiscated From Vermont House
A 125-pound pet alligator that had been living in a basement cage is headed to a new home after it was confiscated by the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. More Massachusetts News More Pets (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 20:15:00 GMT)

Pet Plan for Emergency Evacuation
A new statewide initiative is taking aim at what to do with pets during an emergency evacuation. The state is working with veterinarians and animal-welfare organizations to create a network for helping pet owners find shelter with their animals in an emergency. (Sun, 11 Mar 2007 23:22:40 GMT)

Talk over the idea of buying pet
Q.I have been thinking about getting a small dog or cat for my 72-year-old father. Since my mother died a few years ago, he doesn't get out much, and I'm worried about him. I think he would enjoy having a pet to take care of and keep him company. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 01:29:41 GMT)

SPCA to kick off ‘Pawtraits’ first-ever pet calendar contest
The Lycoming County SPCA will host “Pawtraits,” the shelter’s first-ever pet calendar contest to benefit the thousands of animals they care for each year. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 04:12:02 GMT)

Accessing virtual pet Web site's secret code produces only red tape
Dear Fixer: Have you heard of these things called Webkinz? They're a sort of virtual pet, which comes with a stuffed animal for you to play with. We got one as a gift and immediately went to the computer. That's when our problems started. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 05:06:38 GMT)

All American Pet Company, Inc., Manufacturers of Bow Wow Breakfast Cereal for Dogs™, Declares its Registration as a ...
All American Pet Company, Inc. ("AAPC"), manufacturers of super premium Bow Wow Breakfast Cereal for Dogs™, announced the Security Exchange Commission ("SEC") has declared the Company's Registration Statement on Form SB-2 effective. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 07:01:00 GMT)

All American Pet Company, Inc., Manufacturers of Bow Wow Breakfast Cereal for Dogs™, Declares its Registration as a ...
All American Pet Company, Inc. ("AAPC"), manufacturers of super premium Bow Wow Breakfast Cereal for Dogs™, announced the Security Exchange Commission ("SEC") has declared the Company's Registration Statement on Form SB-2 effective. (PRWeb Mar 12, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/zingpr.php/TWFnbi1Ib3JyLVpldGEtU3VtbS1NYWduLVplcm8= (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 07:11:53 GMT)

Joliet pet hotel to open March 31
Luxury boarding for your pet is a trend, and even franchises are getting in on the action. At the PetSmart in Joliet, construction on the PetsHotel is well under way, and it is set to open March 31. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 09:17:17 GMT)

Pet Sitters International Selects My Creative Team for Take Your Dog to Work Day(R) Project
Pet Sitters International of King, NC has selected My Creative Team to develop a new tagline and logo for its signature event, Take Your Dog To Work Day®. My Creative Team also will develop a media relations and social media program for the 9th annual event. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 09:32:00 GMT)

South Beach Pet Store Sues Mickey Rourke For Defamation
A South Beach pet store is suing actor Mickey Rourke for defamation, claiming he made false public statements about the business. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 12:43:57 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This male mixed-breed dog 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. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 14:18:00 GMT)

Pet Dog Rips Off Nine-Year-Old's Lip
A pet dog ripped off a nine-year-old boy's top lip when it went to snatch a biscuit from the child's mouth. John Henderson was injured by a Staffordshire bull cross called Simba, which the family had raised since it was a puppy. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 15:11:23 GMT)

Are you making sure your pet is a good neighbor?
Would you like to live next door to your pet? As pet owners, we must consider our responsibilities toward our neighbors. If we don't, we are not "good dog and cat neighbors." (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 16:52:57 GMT)

Pet Sitters International picks creative team
Pet Sitters International, a trade group that is headquartered near Winston-Salem and represents about 7,600 professional pet sitting businesses, has chosen My Creative Team of Charlotte to work on its upcoming Take Your Dog To Work Day event. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 17:16:44 GMT)

Stupid Pet & Human Tricks Contest This Sunday
Can you or your pet dare to be be different? CBS4, My 33 and Pet Supermarket want you to audition for The Late Show with David Letterman’s Stupid Pet & Human Tricks. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 18:23:00 GMT)

Cape fire that killed pet ruled suspicious
Authorities say cause of a fire that killed a pet dog and destroyed a Cape Coral home is suspicious. The blaze broke out around 9 a.m. at a home on Southeast 10th Place. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 21:15:00 GMT)

Cape fire that killed pet ruled suspicious
Authorities say cause of a fire that killed a pet dog and destroyed a Cape Coral home is suspicious. The blaze broke out around 9 a.m. at a home on Southeast 10th Place. (Mon, 12 Mar 2007 21:30:25 GMT)

Pet Briefs
Spay, neuter services; Low-cost services; Pet finder; Paddy's party (Tue, 13 Mar 2007 00:48:50 GMT)

Watch video from Saturday's Pet Idol
Pet Idol, a local pet talent show, took place Saturday afternoon at Northwest Pets in Eagle. Fifty pets participated in the competition with talents ranging from being cute to slow dancing. (Tue, 13 Mar 2007 01:21:24 GMT)

Corson to operate pet crematorium
Although an agreement between Linda Corson and the Dauphin County District Attorney's office prohibits her from operating Angel Pet Services kennel, Corson says she's not getting out of the animal business entirely. (Tue, 13 Mar 2007 05:26:12 GMT)

Love your pet, protect your home
I had never considered myself much of a pet person before husband Dan and son Kelly entered my life. In fact, I was quite content with the stone dog that stood watch on my stoop. But when Kelly brought home the first stray cat, I was a goner. Before I knew it, I was a bona fide pet lover with three cats and a dog to prove it. (Tue, 13 Mar 2007 07:16:13 GMT)

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