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Monkeys stolen from Tenn. pet store
A thief snatched two baby marmoset monkeys from an exotic pet store, police said. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 00:17:18 GMT)

Monkeys stolen from Tenn. pet store
A thief snatched two baby marmoset monkeys from an exotic pet store, police said. Whoever took the monkeys early Thursday had to walk past parrots, pythons, chinchillas and other animals to reach the marmosets' cages. The thief also stole cash from the store, authorities said. "I'm shocked, and I'm very worried about their safety and care," said Gilbert Perez, owner of the Exotic Pet Center in ... (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 00:29:52 GMT)

Monkeys stolen from Tenn. pet store
A thief snatched two baby marmoset monkeys from an exotic pet store, police said. Whoever took the monkeys early Thursday had to walk past parrots, pythons, chinchillas and other animals to reach the marmosets' cages. The thief also stole cash from the store, authorities said. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 01:10:56 GMT)

Pet Calendar
What: Dog Wash Who: Paws Pet Boutique When: Noon-3 p.m. Saturday Where: Freshfields Village Shopping Center, at the crossroads of Kiawah and Seabrook Islands. Details: The event is a benefit for Pet Helpers Animal Shelter. Contact: 243-0857 or www.paws uniqueboutiq... (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 04:50:12 GMT)

Marmoset monkeys stolen from exotic pet store in East Tennessee
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — A thief snatched two baby marmoset monkeys from an exotic pet store, police said. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 07:16:16 GMT)

Valuable monkeys stolen from pet store
SEVIERVILLE - Police said Friday they are investigating a theft in which a pet shop reportedly lost several hundred dollars and a pair of monkeys. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 07:21:07 GMT)

Need a loving pet? Seek the shelter
What was the name of your childhood pet? Mine was Nippy short for Napoleon. Boy, did that cat live up to that name! A mouthy, large Siamese cat presented to me on my second birthday. I loved that cat. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 07:26:52 GMT)

Startup claws way into lucrative pet supply market
WHEN LANE NEMETH heard about the contaminated pet food scandal that hit her industry in March, an eerie feeling crept over her. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 09:57:18 GMT)

Pet pampering big in O.C.
The pet products and services industry is big business, and they have their eye on Orange County. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 10:10:48 GMT)

Benefits of Pet Hugs
Pet therapy can help people dealing with a range of life issues. Whether it's an abused child, a patient overcoming surgery or an elderly individual looking for companionship, pets have tremendous healing powers that, in some cases, cannot be matched by human interaction. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 13:15:09 GMT)

Appleton Pet Store Attracts Protestors
A new pet store opened today in Appleton, but some animal lovers say they won't shop there. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 15:18:27 GMT)

Perfect pet ready for adoption
FARMINGTON — The Wags and Purrs Animal Adoption Center has the No.1 requested Adopt a Pet dog available for adoption. The local shelter has a full-blooded long-haired female dachshund named Gretchen. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 15:40:27 GMT)

Pet owners advised to take precautions for heat, festivities
DENVER – With the temperature forecast to be in the 90s for the Fourth of July, there's ample reason for pet owners to take caution this Independence Day. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 16:46:50 GMT)

Amcor Announces Sale of European PET business (AMC.AX, 00734862, 20070702)
Amcor has announced that it has reached agreement to sell the European PET business to La Seda de Barcelona S.A. for an estimated 425m euros. Closing is expected during the third quarter of the 2007 calendar year (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 23:08:36 GMT)

Australia's Amcor says sells European PET business
SYDNEY, July 2 (Reuters) - Australian packaging group Amcor Ltd. said on Monday it had agreed to sell its European PET business to Spain's La Seda de Barcelona S.A. for an estimated 425 million euros ($574 million). (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 23:19:56 GMT)

Amcor sells PET business for $676m
Amcor Ltd is selling its European PET business to Spanish company La Seda de Barcelona S.A for almost $A676.4m. (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 23:32:11 GMT)

Amcor sells European PET business for $676m
Packaging company Amcor is selling its European PET business to Spanish company La Seda de Barcelona S.A for almost 425 million euros ($676.4 million). (Sun, 01 Jul 2007 23:54:28 GMT)

La Seda Buys Amcor's 425 Million Euro PET Europe Unit (Update1)
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Spain's La Seda de Barcelona SA, agreed to pay 425 million euros ($575 million) to buy Amcor Ltd.'s European PET unit, seeking to become one of Europe's biggest makers of plastics used in beverage and food containers. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 00:52:02 GMT)

Amcor Agrees To Sell European PET Business To La Seda De Barcelona For About €425 Mln - Quick Facts
(RTTNews) - Amcor Ltd. (AMCRY.PK, AMCRF.PK) announced that it has agreed to sell the European PET business to La Seda de Barcelona SA (LSDBF.PK) for an estimated €425 million. This transaction is expected to close during the third quarter of the 2007 calender year. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 01:34:07 GMT)

Amcor Signs Deal To Sell European PET Business To La Seda De Barcelona For Approx. €425 Mln. - Update
(RTTNews) - Monday, Amcor Ltd. (AMCRY.PK), announced that it has signed a deal to sell its European PET business to La Seda de Barcelona S.A. (LSDBF.PK) for about €425 million. Closing is expected during the third quarter of the 2007 calendar year. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 02:18:46 GMT)

La Seda looks at downstream PET expansion
According to press reports from Spain, Spanish PET supplier La Seda de Barcelona S.A. plans to acquire seven PET packaging facilities in Europe from Australia’s Amcor Ltd. Amcor is one of the world’s largest blowmolders of PET packaging; La Seda is the largest supplier of PET in Western Europe. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 03:37:19 GMT)

La Seda Buys Amcor's Europe PET Unit for $575 Million (Update2)
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Spain's La Seda de Barcelona SA agreed to buy Amcor Ltd.'s European PET unit for 425 million euros ($575 million), seeking to become one of Europe's biggest makers of plastics used in beverage and food containers. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 03:52:12 GMT)

Pet models wanted for 2008 'Paws and Purrs Calendar'
Jury-Duty Spay and Neuter has announced its second annual Pet Photo Calendar contest, searching for the stars of the organization's 2008 "Paws and Purrs Calendar." (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 06:00:00 GMT)

La Seda Buys Amcor's Europe PET Unit for $575 Million (Update3)
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Spain's La Seda de Barcelona SA agreed to buy Amcor Ltd.'s European PET unit for 425 million euros ($575 million), seeking to become one of Europe's biggest makers of plastics used in beverage and food containers. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 07:07:16 GMT)

Free pet food program seeks donors
The Hermitage Cat Shelter needs food donations in order to provide free pet food to people who can't afford to feed their animals. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 07:08:52 GMT)

La Seda Buys Amcor's Europe PET Unit for $575 Million (Update4)
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- La Seda de Barcelona SA, Europe's largest maker of PET packaging, agreed to buy a rival business from Amcor Ltd. for 425 million euros ($575 million) to tap demand for plastic bottles and containers for food and beverages. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 08:52:12 GMT)

Amcor agrees to sell PET business
02/07/2007 - Amcor will sell its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging business in deal worth €425m. La Seda de Barcelona, , Europe's largest PET manufacturer, is consolidating its market-leading position with the acquisition, the third purchase this year for the Spain-based company. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 11:34:42 GMT)

Veterinary Pet Insurance Poll Reveals 23 Percent of Travelers Rove with Rover
and cats. Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, recently polled 7,854 of its policyholders and Web site visitors to find out how people care for their pets while they are on vacation. Nearly a quarter of those polled (23.7 percent) take their pets with them when they travel. In addition, 36.4 percent have a friend or relative watch their ... (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 12:37:03 GMT)

Parties fighting for pet projects
GOP lawmakers are leading way toward transparent spending Democrats took control of Congress with promises to shine a brighter light on the workings of government, including the time-honored practice of planting pet projects deep inside spending bills. But among Marylanders, it is the Republicans who are taking the lead in removing the cloak of secrecy. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 12:54:29 GMT)

Benefits of Pet Hugs
Pet therapy can help people dealing with a range of life issues. Whether it's an abused child, a patient overcoming surgery or an elderly individual looking for companionship, pets have tremendous healing powers that, in some cases, cannot be matched by human interaction. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 13:08:09 GMT)

Scoop Poop for Cash: Pet-Waste Management Business Growing
Pet-Waste management business growing as Americans lead busier lives. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 14:39:27 GMT)

Family Pet Burned While Owners Away From Home
It's a horrible case of animal abuse. A family pet is burned and tossed aside while its owners were away from home. Now, they need your help to find the person who did it. "Cheeko," the dog, lives with his family in James Island on Green Hill Road. A few weeks ago, his owners went out for the night. When they came home, they found the chow-mix badly burned. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 17:44:32 GMT)

Stories of tainted pet food, toothpaste from China have people leery: poll
OTTAWA (CP) - Only a third of Canadians believe that made-in-China products such as pet food and toothpaste are safe, a new Decima Research poll suggests. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 18:04:00 GMT)

Baby monkeys returned to Sevierville pet store after theft
Two baby marmoset monkeys have been returned to the Exotic Pet Center in Sevierville after they were stolen last week. The monkeys, worth $2,800 and $4,500, were found in Maryville. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 18:49:05 GMT)

Food drive helps animal shelters replace tainted pet chow
Animal shelters in the St. Louis area that lost food in recent recalls are getting help in a drive organized by a local pet magazine. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 20:33:47 GMT)

Pet Food Drive
A pet food drive to help less fortunate families and their animals. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 20:52:39 GMT)

Monkeys Returned To Pet Store After Theft
Two baby marmoset monkeys stolen from an exotic pet store in East Tennessee have been found, authorities say. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 21:57:37 GMT)

Baby marmoset monkeys returned to exotic pet store after theft
Associated Press - July 2, 2007 6:05 PM ET SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Two baby marmoset monkeys stolen from an exotic pet store in East Tennessee have been found. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 22:17:49 GMT)

Family Pet Recovering After Being Set On Fire
Police are searching for clues on James Island after someone set a family pet on fire. (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 22:26:48 GMT)

Share Cancellation 30 June 2007 (PET.AX, 00735414, 20070703)
mktsens (Mon, 02 Jul 2007 23:07:42 GMT)

Pet Panic Season Just Getting Started
Fourth-of-July celebrations are not as fun and exciting for your four-legged friends. Arleene Barrios Reports: Pet Panic Season Getting Started (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 03:35:52 GMT)

Stolen baby monkeys back in pet store
Two baby marmosets that were stolen from an exotic pet store have been found safe, and two Kentucky teenagers were charged in the theft, authorities say. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 03:56:43 GMT)

Not all pet owners are responsible, so law must intervene
Not all pet owners are responsible, so law must intervene Mike Markarian, Executive Vice President - The Humane Society of the United States, Washington Every year, millions of homeless cats and dogs die in shelters across the country. That is... (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 04:09:00 GMT)

Stolen baby monkeys back in pet store
Two baby marmosets that were stolen from an exotic pet store have been found safe, and two Kentucky teenagers were charged in the theft, authorities say. The monkeys were taken from the Exotic Pet Center in Sevierville early Thursday but were found in Maryville, about 30 miles west, authorities said Monday. An 18-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man, both from Kentucky, are charged with felony ... (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 04:14:52 GMT)

Franchise specializes in pet waste removal
When Mike and Patti Kelly's pet waste removal service quit picking up, they started looking for a replacement. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 05:38:06 GMT)

Protect your pet during the dog days
Make thoughtful travel decisions. The first decision to be made is if pets should accompany their companion owners at all. Be sensitive to the age and health of your pets and have your veterinarian examine them. If the doctor says the pet should stay home, then make arrangements to board the animal or have a responsible person care for it. If you decide to take your pet, be sure to obtain a ... (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 09:27:44 GMT)

Lightweight PET bottle targets water market
03/07/2007 - A new lighter weight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle for water targets beverage companies that want to cut down on packaging. France-based Sidel said its NoBottle weighs in at 9.9 g per 500 ml bottle. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 09:57:58 GMT)

Benefits of Pet Hugs
Pet therapy can help people dealing with a range of life issues. Whether it's an abused child, a patient overcoming surgery or an elderly individual looking for companionship, pets have tremendous healing powers that, in some cases, cannot be matched by human interaction. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 12:45:24 GMT)

La Seda buys Amcor's Europe PET unit
Barcelona (Bloomberg) -- La Seda de Barcelona SA, Europe's largest maker of PET packaging, agreed to buy a rival business from Amcor Ltd. for 425 million euros ($575 million) to tap demand for plastic bottles and containers for food and beverages. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 13:24:24 GMT)

Summer safety for your pet
Fireworks may thrill you -- but they can scare and even harm your pet. Protect your pet this Fourth of July. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 13:34:04 GMT)

Creature Feature: Roundup of pet news and notes
The stink from the tainted pet-food crisis continues to waft across the land. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 14:05:16 GMT)

Baby monkeys stolen from Tenn. pet store; 2 Ky. teens charged
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — Two baby monkeys that were stolen from an exotic pet store have been found safe, and two Kentucky teenagers were charged in the theft, authorities say. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 14:30:28 GMT)

Amcor sells European pet business to Seda for €425mn
NEW YORK, July 3 (newratings.com) – Paper and packaging giant Amcor Ltd (ticker: AMCR) Monday announced that it had reached an agreement to sell its European Pet business La Seda de Barcelona SA for nearly €425 million. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 16:58:08 GMT)

Food drive helps animal shelters replace tainted pet chow
Animal shelters in the St. Louis area that lost food in recent recalls are getting help in a drive organized by a local pet magazine. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 18:26:46 GMT)

Adopting a pet is easy at petfinder.com
Adopting a pet is both easy and enjoyable. Animal Control Manager Smart Web said he is trying to get the word out about animals that are up for adoption. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 19:39:27 GMT)

Animal group warns pet owners to secure pets before the fireworks
All the noise surrounding Fourth of July celebrations could be frightening for your pet. Last year, the Regional Center for Animal Control and Protection was overwhelmed by 90 dogs who ran away on the holiday. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 20:01:07 GMT)

Changes in public's perception of the family pet
Public perceptions of the family pet couldn't have changed more in the last 20 years, says registered veterinary specialist, Richard Jerram. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 21:38:25 GMT)

McKamey Animal Care And Adoption Center Seeking Pet Pictures
The McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center is seeking pet photos for its 2008 calendar. “The 2007 calendar was such a success that we want all proud pet parents to have the opportunity to show off their fur babies while raising funds for the Center,” said Donna Deweese. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 22:07:39 GMT)

Animal group warns pet owners to secure pets before the fireworks
All the noise surrounding Fourth of July celebrations could be frightening for your pet. Last year, the Regional Center for Animal Control and Protection was overwhelmed by 90 dogs who ran away on the holiday. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 22:31:28 GMT)

Cellufun launches Mobile Pet myPhone game
Mobile gaming portal Cellufun has launched MobilePet myPhone, a free mobile game that lets users care for, play with and feed a virtual pet. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 22:40:21 GMT)

Pet Scanning Decision Any Day Now
The final decision on whether New Zealanders will soon have access to PET scanning is due any day now says New Zealand First health spokesperson Barbara Stewart. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 22:53:16 GMT)

Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe on the Fourth
With all the local fireworks shows, the 4th of July can be a dangerous day for pets. While fireworks are fun, they might frighten your pet. (Tue, 03 Jul 2007 23:06:03 GMT)

Animal group warns pet owners to secure pets before the fireworks
All the noise surrounding Fourth of July celebrations could be frightening for your pet. Last year, the Regional Center for Animal Control and Protection was overwhelmed by 90 dogs who ran away on the holiday. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 01:28:22 GMT)

Pet of the week
Pet: Meet Buddy, an 8-month-old German shepherd mix pup who's as gentle as can be. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 06:34:21 GMT)

Police find baby monkeys stolen from exotic pet store in Tennessee; 2 Kentucky teens charged
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — Two baby marmosets that were stolen from an exotic pet store have been found safe, and two Kentucky teenagers were charged in the theft, authorities say. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 07:16:30 GMT)

A pet-safe Fourth of July
• Keep your pet indoors on the Fourth of July in a quiet and isolated room with covered windows to help it feel safe and secure. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 07:23:11 GMT)

Pet-license proposal taken off agenda
Animal Control's proposed pet licensing fees have been taken off the County Commission's agenda indefinitely until public concerns have been addressed. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 10:15:09 GMT)

Council bogged down on pet debate
Decision on three pet control ordinances could come down in three weeks. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 10:26:19 GMT)

Benefits of Pet Hugs
Pet therapy can help people dealing with a range of life issues. Whether it's an abused child, a patient overcoming surgery or an elderly individual looking for companionship, pets have tremendous healing powers that, in some cases, cannot be matched by human interaction. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 13:15:16 GMT)

2 tortoises stolen from pet shop
Associated Press - July 4, 2007 9:45 AM ET MILWAUKEE (AP) - Police have a very slow chase on their hands in the case of 2 tortoises missing from a pet shop. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 13:51:05 GMT)

2 tortoises stolen from pet shop
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Police have a very slow chase on their hands in the case of 2 tortoises missing from a pet shop. The owner of Hoffer's Tropic Life Pets in Milwaukee says a 5-year-old tortoise and a 17-year-old one have been missing since Sunday night. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 13:51:27 GMT)

2 tortoises stolen from pet shop
Police have a very slow chase on their hands in the case of two tortoises missing from a pet shop. (Wed, 04 Jul 2007 15:19:04 GMT)

The fix is in for pet control
While California is in the spotlight for controversial mandatory-pet-sterilization legislation under discussion there, the rest of the country is hearing an insistent message that, although far short of compulsory sterilization, encourages and facilitates spay/neuters. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 00:57:52 GMT)

New set of pet bird traders licensing conditions to become effective in HK
The Mong Kok Bird Garden willreopen on July 5 and a set of licensing conditions for pet birdtraders will be launched in the meantime, announced theAgriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of the HongKong government on Wednesday. ... (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 02:16:04 GMT)

Study shows inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging
Current PET-CT scanners with standard commercial software designed to provide images of the heart are falsely indicating coronary artery disease in as many as 40 percent of patients, according to a study published today on the cover page of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 04:45:15 GMT)

Truckomat Opening Pet Wash at Iowa 80 in Walcott
7/5/2007 Truckomat Corp. is currently building a stand-alone Pet Wash called DOGOMAT at the Truckomat truck washing facility located at Iowa 80 TA Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa. "So many drivers travel with their pets we felt this was a natural extension of our truck washing business," says Rodney Pugh, Truckomat vice president. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 07:03:10 GMT)

New set of pet bird traders licensing conditions to become effective in HK
The Mong Kok Bird Garden will reopen on July 5 and a set of licensing conditions for pet bird traders will be launched in the meantime, announced the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of the Hong Kong government on Wednesda ... (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 07:06:37 GMT)

Secret footage of illegal pet shop
An animal welfare group claims it has secret film footage proving a pet shop was illegally selling animals - the claim is backed up by a woman who purchased an animal from the shop. (05/07/2007 08:50:15) (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 08:00:28 GMT)

The Pet Care Trust Announces New Fish in the Classroom (FIC) Program
WASHINGTON----The Pet Care Trust today announced that it will create and support a Fish in the Classroom Program over the next three years. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 12:00:00 GMT)

Pet Adoption
Find out how you can enjoy the companionship of having a pet in your home and help out one of several Upper Peninsula agencies who are committed to the well being of our furry friends. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 12:24:27 GMT)

Pet Expert
Rumford Pet Center is located at 865 Warren Ave. East Providence Rhode Island. Rumford Pet Center has been helping people find the best pet for over 68 years. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 12:27:05 GMT)

A pet's best friend
FANCY GAP - Summer vacations and family pets sometimes don't mix, so that's where the pet sitter comes in. Some people say they might not have been able to get away without the services of Dana McNeill of Blue Ridge Pet Sitters. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 12:50:37 GMT)

Pet Week: 10 Movies For The Dogs -- And Other Pets
Love Animals And Movies? We've Got You Covered Trying to come up with a definitive list of the best pet movies is -- for lack of better words -- for the dogs. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 13:02:21 GMT)

Benefits of Pet Hugs
Pet therapy can help people dealing with a range of life issues. Whether it's an abused child, a patient overcoming surgery or an elderly individual looking for companionship, pets have tremendous healing powers that, in some cases, cannot be matched by human interaction. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 13:16:07 GMT)

Choosing the right pet for your family
The benefits of pet ownership are undeniable. Numerous studies have shown that people who own pets live longer, healthier lives. Pets are a constant source of unconditional love. They don't complain about their owner's annoying habits, and they don't judge humans who put on a few pounds. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 14:46:23 GMT)

Alcan acquires patents for foamable PET composite material from Italian group
PARIS (Thomson Financial) - Alcan said that its Swiss subsidiary Alcan Airex has acquired the patents and know-how for foamable PET (polyethylene terephthalate) technology from Italy-based Mossi and Ghisolfi Group, to secure the global availability of PET-based foam core materials for the growing composites, packaging and other industrial markets. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 15:18:10 GMT)

Arizona Humane Society Warns Against Pet Neglect in the Heat
The Arizona Humane Society advises that pet owners pay close attention to their furry friends in these times of extreme temperatures. Contrary to popular belief, Kim Noetzel from the Arizona Humane Society says that many pets aren't equipped to handle the Arizona heat. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 15:34:37 GMT)

Keep Your Pet Safe in the Heat
Temperatures in parts of Monterey inland are probably going to be heating up this week. The SPCA of Monterey County is advising pet owners that these hot temperatures can be... (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 16:36:25 GMT)

Pet store to Market City
Pet's Discount will open its sixth location at Market City Shopping Center, in the space formerly occupied by Blockbuster. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 16:36:29 GMT)

PROCTOR: Pet plant no easy choice
I'm frequently asked to name my favorite flower. That's pretty much impossible. Could I pick my favorite pet among the three cats and three dogs? It depends on which one last dug through the wastebasket or woke me up at the crack of dawn to play. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 19:02:18 GMT)

Good neighbor averts death of a pet
An alert, quick thinking neighbor averted the death of a pet in Hamilton, Ill., and the probability of additional smoke damage to a residence. Sandy and Dan Clinton of 661 Main St., decided Monday evening they'd go to their Mississippi River campground for a while, as they customarily do. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 20:55:35 GMT)

Pet Turtles Pose Salmonella Danger to Kids
THURSDAY, July 5 (HealthDay News) -- Even though the sale of small turtles has been banned in the United States since 1975, American children are still contracting sometimes deadly Salmonella from these pets, experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warn. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 21:03:00 GMT)

Pet Insurance Or Pet Wellness Plan? You Decide
When a pet dies, it can be a great loss for any owner. It can also be at great cost, which is why more and more people are signing their pets up for plans that help pay the bills in sickness and in health. But CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker tells us why it's important to choose the right plan. VIDEO: Learn The Differences Between Plans (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 21:13:00 GMT)

US baby dies of salmonella from pet turtle
A three-week-old girl died of salmonella transmitted by a pet turtle, while 22 other people were infected by the small reptiles across the United States since September, health authorities said. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 22:53:25 GMT)

Amber - Pet Of The Week Winner!
This week's Pet of the Week winner is Amber, sent by Ashley Gram from Augusta, GA! Next week's pets will be chosen Monday. (Thu, 05 Jul 2007 23:45:32 GMT)

Pet turtles pose Salmonella risk-U.S. officials
Source: Reuters WASHINGTON, July 5 (Reuters) - Salmonella from a pet turtle killed a four-week-old baby earlier this year in a case that showed the reptiles are not safe for children, the U.S. Centers for Disease ... (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 00:04:52 GMT)

Pet turtles pose Salmonella risk: U.S. officials
Salmonella from a pet turtle killed a four-week-old baby earlier this year in a case that showed the reptiles are not safe for children, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 00:08:23 GMT)

Pet turtles pose Salmonella risk: CDC
Salmonella from a pet turtle killed a four-week-old baby earlier this year in a case that showed the reptiles are not safe for children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 00:09:46 GMT)

PET-CT Scanners Prone To Generating False-Positive Results In Atherosclerosis
Current PET-CT scanners with standard commercial software designed to provide images of the heart are falsely indicating coronary artery disease in as many as 40 percent of patients, according to a study published on the cover page of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.Lead author K. Lance Gould, M.D. [click link for full article] (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 00:11:26 GMT)

Pet turtles 'pose health risk to kids'
Salmonella from a pet turtle killed a four-week-old baby earlier this year in a case that shows the reptiles are not safe for children, US officials say. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 00:26:11 GMT)

Ambitious revamp for busy pet crematorium
A £2.5 million redevelopment at Cambridge Pet Crematorium (CPC) is to create up to 30 jobs. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 05:13:27 GMT)

Adopting a pet is a serious decision
dopting a pet is (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 07:10:05 GMT)

Noah's Ark Pet Sitting offers personalized care
Is it hard to decide what to do with your animals when you have to leave town for a few days? What about a few weeks? Fallon-resident Cindy Webb has come up with a win-win solution: Noah's Ark Pet Sitting. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 09:18:16 GMT)

Determining your pet's worth
The law says a pet's value is determined by its commercial and emotional contribution to the owner. But how do you measure that? (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 10:00:00 GMT)

More O.C. pet pampering
After last week's Pet pampering big in O.C. story, readers wrote to tell us how they pamper their pets Orange County pets. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 10:14:28 GMT)

Benefits of Pet Hugs
Pet therapy can help people dealing with a range of life issues. Whether it's an abused child, a patient overcoming surgery or an elderly individual looking for companionship, pets have tremendous healing powers that, in some cases, cannot be matched by human interaction. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 11:45:27 GMT)

Determining your pet's worth
The final tally of cats and dogs affected by the recent pet-food scare has yet to be known, but a longer-term effect of the tragedy may be its impact on how the judicial system measures the economic value of pets. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 11:47:17 GMT)

Introducing WDEF News 12 Adopt-a-Pet
Check out our newest feature on WDEF News 12 This Morning called “Adopt-a-Pet”.  The first Friday of every month, we will introduce you to a pet in need of a good home from the Pet Placement Center on Dayton Blvd. All these animals need loving homes and we hope that you can find a new friend for your family.  This week we want you to meet Sandie! read more (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 14:37:25 GMT)

Baby Dies After Getting Salmonella from Pet Turtle
A Florida infant has died after contracting salmonella from her family's pet turtle. (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 15:49:31 GMT)

Pet Turtles Pose Salmonella Danger to Kids
Title: Pet Turtles Pose Salmonella Danger to Kids Category: Health News Created: 7/6/2007 2:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2007 2:00:02 AM (Fri, 06 Jul 2007 19:35:33 GMT)

Study Reveals Inaccuracies In Cardiac PET-CT Imaging, Finds Fixes
A study by K. Lance Gould, M.D., professor in the Division of Cardiology at the UT Medical School at Houston -- published today on the cover page of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine -- says PET-CT scanners with standard commercial software designed to provide images of the heart are falsely indicating coronary artery disease in as many as 40 percent of patients. (Sat, 07 Jul 2007 04:10:02 GMT)

Mid-Hudson Valley pet lovers select top 3 'Idols'
While thousands of "American Idol" hopefuls dealt with stage fright to compete for a chance in the spotlight, hundreds of mid-Hudson Valley pets just posed for the camera in the Poughkeepsie Journal's Pet Idol contest. (Sat, 07 Jul 2007 07:13:13 GMT)

A no-pet state
A no-pet state (Sat, 07 Jul 2007 07:34:22 GMT)

Homeless from a fire, family finds pet killed
The Barragan family found themselves stranded after a house fire earlier this week. Their spirits were crushed even more Friday when they learned that one of their parrots was killed while the family sought shelter at a local hotel. The Barragans moved out of their home temporarily, leaving their pet parrots with food in a cage under a tree in the backyard overnight. On Friday, they returned and ... (Sat, 07 Jul 2007 09:18:58 GMT)

Simple squirt makes your pet feel better
Every pet owner knows how difficult it is to medicate a sick pet. (Sat, 07 Jul 2007 10:02:50 GMT)

Pet adoptions and pet portaits
Time to adopt those animals that need good homes. A pet adoption fair will be held today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at PETsMART, off Swannanoa River Road. Call 258-4820 or visit www.animalcompassionnetwork.org. July 7. (Sat, 07 Jul 2007 12:52:45 GMT)

Benefits of Pet Hugs
Pet therapy can help people dealing with a range of life issues. Whether it's an abused child, a patient overcoming surgery or an elderly individual looking for companionship, pets have tremendous healing powers that, in some cases, cannot be matched by human interaction. (Sat, 07 Jul 2007 13:15:27 GMT)

PET PROJECT: Lawmaker hopes bill will cut number of euthanized animals
By the end of a typical day, technicians at Contra Costa County's two publicly funded animal shelters will kill more than a dozen unwanted dogs and cats. (Sun, 08 Jul 2007 10:20:35 GMT)

Truck collides with pet store
Customers shopping for dog food got a bit of a surprise around noon Saturday when an elderly man drove his blue truck into the Pet Supplies Plus store at 1094 N. Wisner St. (Sun, 08 Jul 2007 10:27:16 GMT)

Pet owners line up to debate neuter law Lawmakers debate necessity of statewide pet sterilization
Statewide, more than 800 dogs and cats die daily in California's publicly funded animal shelters. (Sun, 08 Jul 2007 13:38:42 GMT)

Benefits of Pet Hugs
Pet therapy can help people dealing with a range of life issues. Whether it's an abused child, a patient overcoming surgery or an elderly individual looking for companionship, pets have tremendous healing powers that, in some cases, cannot be matched by human interaction. (Sun, 08 Jul 2007 14:13:26 GMT)

ONLY ON WINK: Thousands of dollars worth of dogs stolen from Lehigh pet store
Five English Bulldog pups are snatched from a Lehigh Acres pet store, a loss of thousands of dollars. The English Bulldogs are just a few months old. Combined they're worth $9,000 dollars. (Sun, 08 Jul 2007 22:12:43 GMT)

Protect your pet: Summer safety tips
From how to avoid a heatstroke to  parasite prevention — Pet expert Andrea Arden has the perfect solutions to keep your pet cool and secure during the dog days of summer.   (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 00:34:31 GMT)

Pet of the week
Editor’s Note: Pet of the Week is a feature of the Taunton Daily Gazette run in coordination with the Taunton Animal Shelter. Each week, a different pet available for adoption at the shelter will be featured. For information on the shelter, its programs and adoptions, call (508) 822-1463. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 03:41:28 GMT)

57% - Going to the Dogs…and Cats
Nearly six-in-ten (57%) of all adults in this country own a pet or pets of one kind or another, with dog owners (39% of all adults) outnumbering cat owners (23%) -- and owners of all other pets trailing far behind, a Pew survey finds. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 04:00:00 GMT)

Roadside pet sales breed more complaints
Aritia Solomon and her boyfriend couldn’t resist snatching up a pit bull puppy for $100 on the side of Skibo Road. The seller was in a hurry to unload the dogs. Solomon would soon realize why. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 04:11:51 GMT)

Event screens 'Potter' film for donations of pet food
For the last five years, one Tucson dentist has organized a fundraiser that brings together Harry Potter fans and pet lovers to benefit the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 07:16:01 GMT)

Germany culls poultry after bird flu found in pet
Source: Reuters HAMBURG, July 9 (Reuters) - German authorities culled about 1,200 farm and pet birds over the weekend after a pet goose tested positive for the lethal strain of bird flu, a government spokesman said ... (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 09:10:13 GMT)

Pet fees in other Tenn. cities
Clarksville is the fifth largest city in Tennessee, but unlike the other cities that round out the Top 5, it is the only one without a pet licensing program. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 10:12:07 GMT)

Pet licensing possibly on August agenda
Lance Classen thinks the proposed pet licensing fee is a good idea, but feels that charging every pet owner is the wrong approach. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 10:12:47 GMT)

Direct Pet Health Holdings, Inc. Is Excited to Announce the Engagement of a Financial Advisor and CPA.
Direct Pet Health Holdings, Inc. announces today the addition of Dennis T. Chu, CPA, PC, a primary financial advisor, and CPA and Tax consultant. Mr. Chu has attained vast expertise within the finance and tax sector as well as prolific knowledge with mergers and acquisitions. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 10:30:00 GMT)

Groups urge pet owners to be careful
An unseasonably warm winter has yielded a bumper crop of kitties, and local animal rescue groups are appealing for pet owners to be more responsible. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 11:22:12 GMT)

Benefits of Pet Hugs
Pet therapy can help people dealing with a range of life issues. Whether it's an abused child, a patient overcoming surgery or an elderly individual looking for companionship, pets have tremendous healing powers that, in some cases, cannot be matched by human interaction. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 11:45:28 GMT)

Column: Pet population problem grows larger each day
Recent letters to the editor and articles have spoken to a major issue that should be given priority by our county government, an issue that affects all of us, whether we are pet owners, animals or simply concerned citizens. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 13:12:58 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into Oklahoma's Green Country Region
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 Oklahoma's Green Country region to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. This new franchise marks the 87th FETCH! Pet Care location that, in aggregate, now services over 1,100 cities and ... (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 13:15:46 GMT)

Germany culls poultry after bird flu found in pet
Source: Reuters (Adds more wild bird cases, national total paras 6-9) HAMBURG, July 9 (Reuters) - German authorities culled about 1,200 farm and pet birds over the weekend after a pet goose tested positive for the ... (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 13:40:13 GMT)

Central Garden & Pet Shares Rise
Central Garden & Pet Co. rose on Monday, as a Suntrust Robinson Humphrey analyst said bad news during the year is priced into shares of the pet, lawn and garden products company and upgraded the stock. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 15:48:30 GMT)

Central Garden & Pet upgraded to "buy"
NEW YORK, July 9 (newratings.com) - Analysts at Sun Trust Robinson Humphrey upgrade Central Garden & Pet Co ( CENT.NAS ) from "neutral" to "buy." The target price is set to $16. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 15:59:19 GMT)

Groups urge pet owners to be careful
An unseasonably warm winter has yielded a bumper crop of kitties, and local animal rescue groups are appealing for pet owners to be more responsible. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 18:28:27 GMT)

Hot Weather Prompts Pet Alert
With blazing hot temps expected Monday and Tuesday, pet owners need to take extra measures to keep their animals safe. Fort Wayne's Department of Animal Care and Control has issued a Hot Weather Alert with some helpful tips. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 18:42:58 GMT)

UT Study Reveals Inaccuracies In Cardiac PET-CT Imaging - And Finds Solution
Current PET-CT scanners with standard commercial software designed to provide images of the heart are falsely indicating coronary artery disease in as many as 40 percent of patients, according to a study published recently on the cover page of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 18:53:22 GMT)

Salmonella From Pet Turtle Kills Baby
A baby girl in Florida died in March of salmonella infection linked to her family's small pet turtle, says the CDC. (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 18:57:41 GMT)

Health Tip: Having a Pet Can Help Children
Title: Health Tip: Having a Pet Can Help Children Category: Health News Created: 7/7/2007 2:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 7/9/2007 (Mon, 09 Jul 2007 19:36:02 GMT)

Pet owners continue to worry about tainted food for dogs and cats
For many pet owners, the biggest problem used to be remembering whether the cats preferred the salmon flavor or the tuna. But since the pet food recalls in March — when the deaths of dogs and cats were blamed on pet food containing Chinese wheat gluten tainted with the chemical melamine — that's the least of our worries. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 01:18:18 GMT)

Pet bill sheds state vets' support
Legislation that could make every California pet Public Enemy No. 1 moves to the state Senate this week. It will do so, however, without support by the California Veterinary Medical Association. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 03:41:53 GMT)

Beware of pet turtles
Even though the sale of small turtles has been banned in the United States since 1975, American children are still contracting sometimes deadly salmonella from these pets, experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn. In a February outbreak, one child died and 19 other people became sick from handling turtles bought at flea markets or pet stores. Most turtles carry the ... (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 07:25:18 GMT)

Pet cemetery gets a deadline
The McDowell Recreation Area pet cemetery will allow burials for another 2 1/2 years, but only to those pet owners who already have a faithful companion interred. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 09:16:11 GMT)

Fight over pet sterilization bill continues to rage
SACRAMENTO, July 10 (COPLEY NEWS SERVICE): Wrangling over mandatory pet sterilization continues to rage in the Capitol, with almost all of the arguments centered on dogs. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 11:15:51 GMT)

Pet cat shot in the leg with air rifle
A PET cat is recovering after being shot in the leg with an air rifle. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 13:40:35 GMT)

Lawmaker Proposes Pet Custody Law
A messy pet custody battle may be the reason a Wisconsin state lawmaker wants a pet custody law in the state. (Tue, 10 Jul 2007 15:29:09 GMT)

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